Joe Navarro

World-leading Body Language Expert is looking beyond the obvious. With 5 decades of real-life experiences, and 13,000+ interviews as a former FBI Special Agent, he is an award winning spy catcher and a best-selling author. Mr Navarro has the insights on what it takes to speed read people.
Ex FBI Special Agent

Joe spent 25 years at the FBI, working as both an agent and supervisor in the areas of counterintelligence and counterterrorism.
Joe has been involved in the biggest espionage case in the US history and is the recipient of the prestigeous spy award.

Bestselling author

Since 2009, Navarro has been a regular contributor to Psychology Today Magazine. He is also the author of 13 books. What Every Body is saying is Navarro’s best-known body language book, an international bestseller available in 27 languages.

Global speaker

Joe is recognised as one of the world’s foremost authorities on reading nonverbal communications and is regularly interviewed on television programs. As a public and professional speaker, Joe has worked with many corporate companies, politicians and students. For the past eight years Joe has also lectured at Harvard Business School.

Online educator

Joe will teach you the art and science behind nonverbal communication and share the secrets and insights he gained throughout his life-long career. You will be guided, challenged and rewarded throughout your learning journey, and at the end of the program you will receive a certificate personally signed by Joe Navarro.

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Portrait of Joe Navarro
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Joe Navarro working on laptop at Body Language Academy
Joe Navarro during photoshoot at Body Language Academy
Nadia Ait:
Nadia is the CEO and co-founder of Body Language Academy by Joe Navarro. In addition to her leadership role, she is a mentor on the Body Language Expert program.

She is trained and educated as a Behaviour Analyst and Elite Body Language Expert. She is a certified expert in evaluating truthfulness, credibility, emotional skills and competencies. By applying these competences in real life, Nadia has achieved entrepreneurial successes for her own companies and for other companies as a consultant. This required real-life application of skills in sales, leadership, communication, negotiation and emotional intelligence. Using her degrees in nonverbal communication, Nadia has trained people all over the globe – from some of the world’s learning companies to police officers and intelligent services across the globe.

In her professional life she has always worked in the people business and also  has extensive experience with management, investigative interviewing and statement analysis. Thanks to her multicultural background and years living and studying abroad, she has developed unique insights into the cultural diversity and differences in nonverbal communication.
David Stephens:
David is one of Australia’s leading body language and nonverbal communications experts. With post-graduate level qualifications in Communication, Behavioural and Credibility Analysis, he is a partner and senior mentor for the Body Language Academy by Joe Navarro. David also works with and teaches emotional intelligence and decision making.

With years of experience working in the fields of national security and international relations, David has had the opportunity to develop and apply his skills in nonverbal communication and credibility analysis in a range of different situations. From meetings with leaders from around the world to leading high stakes negotiations on national security related issues with regional stakeholders, David has had the opportunity to use his skills in a wide variety of situations.