EQ Expert, Global Speaker and Rock Singer


Emotional Intelligence Expert


Global Keynote Speaker



Ricardo Cabete is an
Emotional Intelligence Expert

Ricardo helps Fortune 500 companies, like Novartis, PwC and HSBC, to increase employee engagement, applying practical emotional intelligence techniques.

He does this by helping corporate leaders communicate with their teams, in a way that sparks emotional connection.

This leads to higher employee satisfaction and engagement that boost business results like staff retention, productivity and profitability.

Ricardo brings his 18 years of rock band lead singing experience to his engaging keynotes, helping your audience to become high performing leaders and teams.


Post-Graduate Degree in
Emotional Intelligence and Mental Health

CRIAP Institute

Emotional Intelligence Training
EI Foundations

Daniel Goleman

The Science of Emotional Intelligence

Institute for Health and Human Potential

Emotional Intelligence
International Certification: EQ-i 2.0

High Performing Systems

Employee Engagement Specialist
International Certification

Employee Engagement Group

Degree in Applied Mathematics

Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon

Ricardo Cabete is a
Global Keynote Speaker

He has spoken in 16 countries from 4 continents, including Canada, UK, Switzerland, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Ricardo speaks at global corporate events and international conferences for several industries, including HR, Insurance and Banking.

“Emotions drive people and people drive results.”

He loves to create Keynotes and Seminars that are impactful for the audience and at the same time create high ROI results for his clients. Ricardo´s main expertise is Emotional Intelligence applied to Employee Engagement that lead to lower turnover rates and higher productivity and profits.


"Ricardo Cabete is a speaker with a high level of technical knowledge
and emotional intelligence, he manages to motivate and inspire a whole audience!

Pedro Ramos - HR Director

Ricardo is a rock band lead singer 

Ricardo Cabete loves to share his message in a creative way!

Professionally he delivers his message through Keynotes and Seminars but for more than 18 years he delivered his message also with his Rock band.

Ricardo is always getting better and learning everyday, challenging his own limits. He was afraid to sing in public so he had to deal with his emotions in order to overcome those fears and become a Rock Singer. Even though it´s a hobby, he performed at International Rock Festivals with bands like The Black Eyed Peas, The Prodigy or Iggy Pop.

Ricardo is not only an Expert, he is also a Performer!

Ricardo loves to connect with people all around the world 

Ricardo Cabete was really shy and had a hard time with personal and business relationships, but he always focused on developing his Emotional Intelligence and even though he is still shy, he can now communicate, connect and get along with anyone in the world. 

From Dubai to Vancouver he shares in a passionate way his message of success with inclusion, tolerance and diversity.

He loves to travel and meet new people, learning new cultures and of course, trying the traditional food from each country he visits.

Ricardo Cabete is a European Champion of Public Speaking 

He was the European Champion of Public Speaking in 2017 with Toastmasters International, placing in the top 30 speakers in the world.

Ricardo speaks with Emotion and always has a surprise impact element in his talks that make them memorable.

"I was impressed with Ricardo´s speaking skills.
He can touch people´s hearts."

Mohammed Qahtani
World Champion of Public Speaking