Business, Leadership & Management Speakers

Following is a selection of some of the best Business and Leadership Speakers in Australia

‘Your attitude is like a mirror. The attitude you give out is the same attitude you will get back’

Justin Herald

TOM O’TOOLE 

Meet Tom O’Toole – author, inspirational speaker, business leader and founder of the famous Beechworth Bakery. Tom changes livesThe thousands of people whose lives he has impacted typically say he is “real, captivating, unforgettable and transformational”

ITA BUTTROSE AO OBE

Ita Buttrose is an exceptional Australian, who has led in so many different theatres of endeavour as a businesswoman, journalist, author, motivational keynote speaker, advisor to corporate, community and welfare; and as a director

JULIAN BURNSIDE AO QC

Julian Burnside AO QC is a barrister based in Melbourne.  He specialises in commercial litigation.  He joined the Bar in 1976 and took silk in 1989. In 2004 he was elected as a Living National Treasure…

JUSTIN HERALD

Justin Herald has fast become one of the rising stars in the fields of business and personal development. At the age of 25 with only $50 to his name, Justin Herald set about changing the course of his life. Justin created Attitude Inc, a clothing brand that became an international licensing success that turned over in excess of $20 million per year

PAULINE TRUONG

Pauline Truong is a  Hall of Fame, Trailblazing Women & Law, Portrait Gallery and Honorable Order recipient, White House Guest of Honor

BOB PRITCHARD

Bob Pritchard has over 30 years experience as a business / marketing troubleshooter and consultant with many of the world’s leading companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, Citibank, Anheuser Busch, Mercedes Benz, Los Angeles Raiders, Frito Lay and dozens more…

CHARLIE BEZZINA

Charlie Bezzina continues to be a high profile public figure even after years of retirement from Victoria Police. Charlie distinguished career saw him give 37 years policing service to the community of Victoria…

JOHN MCGRATH

John McGrath is considered one of the most influential figures in the Australian property industry. As Chief Executive of McGrath Estate Agents, he took the company from a lounge room start-up in 1988 to one of Australia’s most successful residential real estate groups…

BARRY BULL

Barry has fast become one of the country’s top business speakers and No is Negotiable is his most renowned trademark. His energetic presentations are humorous, practical and share the experience of a remarkable journey, told in an entertaining and memorable style with serious messages…

JOHN LEES

John Lees spent 15 years with Schwarzkopf and then formed his own consulting firm, specialising in sales and marketing. His clients have included many of Australia’s and New Zealand’s major companies. John Lees is well known as a professional conference Speaker, Sales & management Trainer, Business Coach and Consultant, he is the author of 11 books on business development… and a humorist of note.

NAOMI SIMSON

The founder and CEO (Chief Experience Officer) of RedBalloon Days, Naomi Simson is passionate about pleasure!
Given that the average life has 27,610 days she wonders how many are truly memorable. Naomi has a big vision of changing gifting forever in Australia and New Zealand, backed by enthusiasm, energy and drive…

RON KAUFMAN

Ron Kaufman is the world’s leading educator and motivator for uplifting customer service and building service cultures. Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker Magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients on every continent for more than twenty years. His energetic keynote speeches and workshops have inspired millions…

TODD SAMPSON

Todd Sampson is the CEO of Leo Burnett, one of Australia’s top creative advertising agencies and the break-out star of ABC’s hit TV show The Gruen Transfer. Todd was ranked as the most influential advertising executive in Australia by the Australian Financial Review, listed in the most influential men under 45 by Men’s Style and was nominated for GQ Man of the Year

BOB ANSETT

Australian-born but schooled in the United States, he returned to Australia in 1965 to start the Budget Rent a Car System. Budget in many way was a textbook success story, proving that in Australia you could develop an enterprise in which all employees were committed to excellence…

ALAN PATCHING

Alan Patching is regarded as one of Australia’s most internationally recognised presenters in his field. He has been described as ‘the Australian project and business leadership guru’.
Alan Patching’s speaking and consultancy client list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of the corporate and government worldt…

JORDANA BORENSZTAJN

Jordana Borensztajn is a social media strategist, creative content consultant, author, speaker and humourist. Jordana’s experience includes being a News Corp Australia journalist, working as online music editor, content producer and social media manager at Nova Entertainment, writing a business-marketing book called ‘Capture My Attention: How to Stand Out Online with Creative Content…

JULIAN MATHER

Julian Mather has seen the world through many lenses.

Through a telescopic sight as an army sniper
Through the TV lens as a globe trotting cameraman for ABCTV,
National Geographic, BBC and Discovery
Through smoke and mirrors as a professional magician…

MARCIA GRIFFIN

Marcia Griffin is believed to be one of the few Caucasian women in the world to have ever headed up a Japanese company. POLA Cosmetics, unheard of in Australia before 1982, is a $3bn corporation based in Tokyo

HON JOHN HOWARD OM AC

John Howard, born 26 July 1939, served as Australia’s Prime Minister between March 1996 and November 2007.  He is the nation’s second longest serving Prime Minister, was a member of Parliament for 33 years, and was previously Treasurer in an earlier government

PROF FIONA WOOD

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction. Fiona is the Director of the WA Burns Service of Western Australia and a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Princess Margaret Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital…

SIIMON REYNOLDS

Siimon Reynolds is a very rare person in the world of executive and entrepreneur coaching.
He is not just a teacher, he’s actually a highly successful business person himself

JOHN DWYER

John Dwyer (known as “JD” by most of his clients) is a marketing enigma, unique in the field.
When it comes to creating sales for businesses, his thinking is refreshingly unconventional.

ROSEMARY VILGAN

Rosemary Vilgan held the position as CEO of QSuper, one of the world’s largest pension funds, from 1998 until the end of 2015 and is globally recognised for innovation. Rosemary achieved from a very young age, becoming QSuper’s CEO at the age of 33 and simultaneously becoming the youngest person ever, and first female, to chair the Board of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)...

ANDREW WINSTON

 Andrew is a globally recognized expert on green business, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. Andrew is dedicated to helping companies both large and small use environmental strategy to grow, create enduring value, and build stronger relationships with employees, customers, and other stakeholders…

KAREN BYCROFT

Karen Bycroft has 20 years of experience in retailing, primarily in the UK. She has worked for department stores Marks and Spencer and Woolworths, fashion retailers Adams, Sears, and Country Road and DIY retailers Homebase and Jewson

ANTON GUINEA

Anton Guinea is an Entrepreneur,  Speaker, bestselling author, and founder of The Guinea Group of Companies. With a business career spanning more than 13 years, and with extensive experience working with staff at all levels of more than 100 businesses worldwide

DAN GREGORY

Dan Gregory helps business create engagement at every level. A captivating speaker and CEO whose business acumen is matched with wit and intellect.  Daniel Gregory is the founder and CEO of The Impossible Institute™, an Innovation and Engagement organisation that advises management and sales departments on what truly drives their customers and employees

JIM PENMAN

Jim Penman started Jim’s Mowing as a part-time gardening business while earning his PhD in History.

In 1982 $30,000 in debt and with a marketing budget of $24 he started mowing lawns as a full-time business…

DANIEL PETRE 

Daniel Petre has been a leading player in Australia’s technology industry for more than 20 years, and has held leadership positions in technology-based businesses in Australia and the United States. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Counseling, and has written several books on the information revolution, father-child relationships, and the work-life balance

CHRIS HELDER

Chris Helder creates leaders and sales people with impact. Utilising the Power of Influence he demonstrates how to increase results and sell in the new ‘E-Wall’ reality. Chris Helders presentations are a high energy look at understanding and influencing human behaviour. .

CATHERINE DEVRYE

Combining the energy of Gen Y with the experience of a Baby Boomer, Catherine DeVrye has the ‘street cred’ to deliver the results you’re after.Her autobiography, “Who Says I Can’t?”, was released by Random House and nominated for the National Biography Award. On the cover is a quote from Bryce Courtenay: “a story of hope and perseverance… when’s the movie?”….

GLENN COOPER

Glenn Cooper is a fifth generation Cooper. H e is the  National Sales Director. of Coopers Brewery and has overseen the launch of numerous products in the Coopers beer range, including; Coopers Dark Ale, Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale, Coopers Mild Ale, Coopers Lager and most recently, Coopers Clear…

CHRISTINE KHOR

For many years, Christine Khor built a successful career in leading organisations such as Kraft Foods and Simplot in product and marketing management. After experiencing the worst side of the recruitment industry, in 2000 she decided to leave behind that career to start her own specialist recruitment consultancy

NATHANIAL BIBBY

Nathanial Bibby is the Managing Director of Bibby Consulting Group, a global digital marketing consulting firm which has built a reputation of delivering cutting-edge strategies including Australia’s first LinkedIn lead generation service...

YVETTE ADAMS 

The CEO & founder of The Creative Collective, Yvette Adams, is a multi-award winning business owner, serial entrepreneur and technology speaker.As a down to earth mother of two who never thought in a thousand years she’d work with computers, she now lives and breathes it, and gets a real kick out of helping people fall in love with technology too…

LEONIE MCKEON

Leonie McKeon is an Australian China-educated strategist who teaches the rules that drive business success in the massive and complex China market. Leonie has lived and travelled in the Greater China Region for several years where she learnt Mandarin and through these hands on experiences discovered that “everything is negotiable”…

ROGER SIMPSON

Roger Simpson is CEO of The Retail Solution and the author of “The Ultimate Retail Sales Experience”.With over 35 years’ industry experience, Roger Simpson is recognized as Australia’s #1 Authority on customer ROI in the retail industry and as a global expert on staff coaching, customer service and selling skills

SOPHIE HALLISAY ZADEH

Body Language Specialist and Founder of My Alcomy, Sophie Halliday Zadeh empowers people to take communication to the next level–unlocking the secrets of the body and voice…

SHIVANI GUPTA

A global expert on passion, Shivani Gupta is the Passion Activator. She has the keys to the Passion Map, Leadership Map, Communication Map and Freedom Map to help inspire, challenge and transform you to achieve business and personal success and fulfillment...

DOMINIC THURBON

Dominic Thurbon has cracked the code for making change happen. Changenomics is the ultimate formula for driving innovation and collaboration, and future-proofing your workforce.
Have you ever needed to change the way staff, leaders or customers think, act and buy? Have you ever wished there were a formula that worked every time? We need to stop ‘managing’ change ­ and start driving it…

CLARE BOWDITCH

Clare Bowditch is one of Australia’s most successful ARIA Award-winning songwriters, a Logie-nominated actor (Channel 10’s Offspring), a broadcaster on ABC Radio Melbourne and the founder of Big Hearted Business, where she teaches creative people about business, and business people about creativity…

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