Member Spotlight


Accredited Speaker Gerald Green

Penang, Malaysia

Subject Areas

  • Public Speaking
  • Communication
  • Leadership Skills

Educational and professional background: 

  • Cambridge School Education.
  • Diploma(hons.) in Speech Communication 1979.
  • San Jose State University, California.
  • Professional speaker & seminar leader in speech communication.

Special awards or recognition you have received inside and outside of Toastmasters: 

  • Presidential Citation in 1993 (Toronto) for merging Toastmasters from Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, eventually becoming District 51 - largest & No.1 District for five consecutive years.
  • Featured Speaker - 1997 Convention New Orleans.
  • Delivered Inspiration at Opening Ceremony and was chief judge for the Accredited Speaker Program at 2014 Convention in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Authored three books, "The Magic of Public Speaking", "My Pocket Speakers Brief", and "Speak Like A True Leader".
  • A founding member and second president of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (2002 - 2003).
  • President of the Penang Eurasian Association (1998 - 2005).

The type of presentations: 

  • Flagship programs for 35 years is a two-day workshop on public speaking & human relations entitled SPEAK UP WITH CONFIDENCE.
  • 30 ~ 60 minutes talks entitled
  • The Magic of Public Speaking
  • What they didn't teach in school
  • Change to grow
  • Habit Patterns of Winners

The audience to which you typically present (business, community, etc.): 

  • Middle to senior management of multi-national companies.
  • General public, University graduates
  • One-on-one coaching for senior personnel.

What advice do you have for potential Accredited Speaker Program applicants? 

Go for it! This is the ultimate test of the consummate speaker/toastmaster!

Available to serve as a mentor for Accredited Speaker Program applicants?