She caused a national security outcry in 2014 when she attempted to manhandle Prince Harry, but was stopped by his bodyguard.
Stephanie Davies grew up on the Isle of Man where she developed a belief in fairies which exists to this day. She has the smallest little fingers of any human being, ever, and can often be seen walking a cat on a lead in the Surrey village where she lives.
She studied community arts at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts before embarking on a career as an award-winning stand-up comedian, appearing alongside Sarah Millican, John Bishop and Jason Manford.
She is Laughology’s founder and CEO and one of the UK’s leading voices in happiness and engagement in organisations. She has an unsurpassed reputation for designing and delivering interventions for top-performing teams across a range of sectors.
She has developed Laughology into the nation’s most talked-about training and development provider. In the past 15 years, she has worked on innovative projects and events in the private and public sector. Her creative and rounded approach to engagement, culture building and change, happiness in the workplace, continued development and customer loyalty drives success not only in the organisations she works with, but at Laughology too.
Stephanie’s unique experience as a comedian and expertise in psychology and business makes her one of the most sought-after consultants internationally, and a popular speaker on the business and after-dinner circuit. She provides consultancy and training programmes for some of the UK’s top exec teams, working with well-known blue chip organisations and government departments.
More recently she has pioneered thinking and behaviour programmes to promote diverse working practices and has addressed and advised several blue-chip organisations such as:
Her client list includes:
In 2016 she was invited to speak alongside Dr Martin Seligman and Sean Achor at the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) Festival. She is often asked to contribute to television and has appeared on the ITN news and BBC’s The Heaven & Earth Show as an expert on humour, happiness and health. She is a regular on BBC Radio. She is the author of critically acclaimed book, Laughology: Improve Your Life With The Science Of Laughter and is passionate about developing organisations and communities where people come first.
Laughology was commissioned to deliver a keynote on ‘Happiness Matters’ – focussing on The science of happiness, including our unique Happiness matrix that looks at equipping managers with cognitive tools to increase the happiness of their residents and the resilience of their staff.