Mark McCrindle

Mark works with the big brands, large organisations and senior leaders to help them understand the external environment in which they operate, gain visibility on the sentiment and perceptions of their customers and community, and identify the emerging trends to assist them in future-proofing their products and services.

The times are changing faster than ever- technologically, demographically, socially, and economically. In the ongoing quest for relevance, it is imperative that organisations and leaders observe the changes, understand the shifts and respond to the trends. Mark McCrindle is an award winning social researcher, demographer, bestselling author, TEDx speaker and founder of MCrindle Reseach.

Alison Hill

Ali is a Psychologist and CEO at Pragmatic Thinking, a motivation and behaviour strategy company. She is co-author of the top business book ‘Dealing with the Tough Stuff: How to achieve results from key conversations, and author of Stand Out: A real world guide to get clear, find purpose and become the boss of busy.  Off the launch of Ali’s new book she has released a professionally recorded Podcast series called ‘Stand Out Life’. These are conversations with influential women (and a few men) about what it takes, the mess and success, to live boldly in a busy world.

Ali is a regular on  Channel 9  has regular articles published with Fairfax Group (including the AFR, SMH & The Age), News Limited (The Daily Tele & Courier Mail), and The Huffington Post (https://www.alisonhill.com.au/in-the-media/). 

Her work has found its way inside a few big businesses you might have heard of… PepsiCo, Siemens, McDonalds, Sydney Trains, BHP Billiton, Bond University, Griffith University, and BlueCare just to name a few. Ali presents her unique and authentic message as a sought after international keynote speaker and MC where she engages her audience with humour, practicality and real-world thinking.

Yamini Naidu

Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success. As a keynote speaker, she wows audiences all over the world with insights, inspiration and actionable advice.

Belinda Thomas (MC)

Belinda is naturally curious and is always asking the tough and tricky questions to get to the heart of what’s going on. She is often described as an energetic and caring leader who is widely recognised for her expertise in ‘Organisational Culture, People & Performance’ as well as for her ability to bring out the creative and fun side of the people she works with.

Partnering with organisations across the globe in their quest to future proof their people and business, Belinda’s passion is to develop brain-friendly, human managers, building connected and accountable teams and creating workplaces that optimise performance.

Belinda has Facilitated and MC’d workshops with global Organisations and teams for over 14 years.

In our ever-increasing digital world, Belinda is on a mission to bring more ‘human’ to the workplace through creating and facilitating connection and belonging despite the relentless pace of change.

Belinda is as real as real gets! Audiences love the energy, passion and fun she brings to both their events and their lives.

Fredrik Bergman

Fredrik Bergman is the co-founder and CEO & President of DIAKRIT – the world’s leading provider of digital visualisation solutions for the real estate industry.

Established in Sweden in 2001, DIAKRIT has over 2,000 real estate clients worldwide and produces more than 1.6 million photos and 500,000 3D visualisations annually. DIAKRIT has its headquarters in Bangkok and employs over 450 people across 5 countries.

Fredrik’s strong entrepreneurial mindset and clear vision have carried the company through rapid and continuous growth. His experience in leading cross-cultural teams in Asia, being based in China for 11 years before moving to Bangkok 7 years ago, has enabled him to strategically drive business goals and spearhead business growth into new markets.

Daniel Murray

After a career in corporate strategy and management consulting, Daniel now helps businesses and leaders to drive performance through people, culture and empathy. Daniel is an author, speaker and leadership coach who believes that every business has a huge untapped potential of disengaged people, both employees or customers, just waiting for leaders to connect with them.

Blending his background in mathematics and strategy, with a deep understanding of emotions, neuroscience and behavioral economics, Daniel has become an expert in building the capabilities, tools and strategies to embed empathy, engagement and performance in business. Like few others, Daniel blends diverse concepts through simple yet engaging stories to share groundbreaking ideas and tangible frameworks.

Aidan Grimes

Aidan has successfully completed his 120th Kokoda Trek and remains the only Kokoda operator to have 100% success rate.

A passionate philanthropist and war historian with an unsurpassed reputation for his encyclopaedic knowledge of Kokoda and other battlesites, Aidan inspires leaders as they encounter the mental and physical challenges on the Kokoda journey. He has a life long passion for developing success factors with particular interest in team culture, Leadership, performance and sports psychology, wellbeing and extreme events. He promotes a way of thinking that removes limitations and unearths a basic instinct inspired by the passion and spirit he believes is inherent in all Australians. Aidan was recently awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Governor General of Papua New Guinea.

Julie Cross

Meet Julie Cross, one of the most inspiring keynote speakers in Australia. She combines powerful insights into human behaviour with practical strategies that leaves audiences with powerful tools for living their best life and setting a higher standard in all aspects of their existence.

Affectionately known as ‘sparkles’, Julie is not just a high energy speaker with a few shiny soundbites. She is able to connect her message of inspiration, motivation and practical personal development at all levels of business – from corporate CEOs to Childcare assistants and everything in between.

Dan Gregory

Dan Gregory is an expert in leadership, engagement and strategy who works with organisations and leadership teams in developing and facilitating behavioural strategies within their teams, in their communities and with their customers.

Dan’s focus is human behaviour – what makes us follow, perform, engage and lift. He is also a former Adman and stand up comedian who makes developing self-awareness, being more engaging in your communications and driving performance by design an experience that is as enjoyable as it is informative.

Kieran Flanagan

Kieran Flanagan is a leadership speaker, author and mentor who helps the organisations she works with unlock their genius through Leadership, Change and Creativity.

Kieran believes passionately that in order to make positive change, the change itself must be a positive experience also. She is a bundle of energy who helps professional teams develop creative problem solving as a discipline and a mind set, not an illusive talent and mentors leaders so they see themselves as leading, not just their teams, but their entire industry.

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