Lloyd Irwin

Lloyd is a Senior Partner at Tirian International. With expertise in leadership and team development, Lloyd designs and presents client-specific programs and provides consultancy and coaching services for clients. He has 30 years' experience as a speaker and facilitator, winning awards for his humorous and engaging style.

Over the last ten years with Tirian, he has worked with a wide range of corporate groups in various industry sectors across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and beyond, becoming a trusted partner for strategic leadership development.

In recent years, Lloyd developed a global leadership culture change program for Mercedes Benz / Daimler (DFS) in collaboration with the head office in Europe, and he led the full Asia Pacific and Africa roll out.

Prior to working with Tirian, Lloyd was the Principal of a tertiary training college in Australia, providing leadership and strategic development, as well as holding lecturing roles in communication and personal leadership development.

Originally an architect, Lloyd discovered that he preferred building people rather than structures, and he spent the next 15 years as a leader and trainer, predominantly in the not-for-profit sector.

Currently completing a Doctorate in Leadership, Lloyd brings to his work cross-cultural experience and deep understanding of how people work combined with a warm and intuitive communication style. Lloyd also has a passion for travel (72 countries so far!) and is a self-confessed speed freak who loves snow sports, races sailing boats, and holds an FIA car racing license.

Lloyd’s clients have included: Allianz,  BASF, Coca Cola, , Daimler, Downer Edi, Estee Lauder, Deutsche Bank,  Rockwell, Schneider Electric, Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, amongst many others.

Originally from Australia, Lloyd now lives in Sydney.

Base: Sydney
Language: English

Client Endorsement

"We did the tallying of the feedback forms and indeed it was a great conference. Virtually all comments are positive and the conference received a total score of 4.74 on a scale of 1 to 5. Can't do better than that. You were also evaluated very highly as MC and business facilitator by everyone and I do have to underline that you did a super job and kept us going right through to the last piece of the schedule. THANK YOU for all your support before and during the conference."
Dr. Wolf Bay, Executive Vice President
Daimler Financial Services China

"Lloyd has a great personality & he was really able to get room going."
Barclays Wealth Goa India

"This was an excellent workshop. I've had uncountable leadership trainings in the past 18 years and can say without doubt this was with distance the most creative training I ever had. Thank you for all your effort (and believe me I know how much effort this is behind the scenes)."
General Manager CoC Retail & Aftersales | IT Management Overseas, ITF/OC
Daimler South East Asia Pte. Ltd.

"I continue to be amazed... so awesome. The way you connect with each and every person is so special. "
Felix organizer (Felix High Potential International Leadership program)
Schneider Electric Program

Lloyd Irwin's Video & Podcast

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Trust and "The Collaboration Deception"
How many people do you trust in a day? It's more than you could possibly imagine.


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"Who Killed Creativity?" Gaia Grant (author) and Lloyd Irwin (senior partner: Tirian)
Talk to Sky news TV about the Creativity Crisis and how we can get it back.



Lloyd Irwin on Innovation in Formula 1 (F1) Racing Audio Podcast