Leadership Speakers

Leadership has always been open to widely varied interpretations. As leadership expert Alan Chapman states, we can find leadership in every sort of work and play, and in every sort of adventure and project, regardless of scale, and regardless of financial or official authority.

Our leadership speakers come from varied backgrounds. They are from the corporate world – CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, politicians. They are athletes, media and entertainment experts. Our speakers may discuss the subject as a behaviour, a philosophy or a model. They may provide actionable takeaways from their presentation that are motivational or inspirational in nature. They draw on personal experience, failures and achievements of themselves and others to deliver their message and connect with the audience in a relatable way.

As Australia’s premier Speakers Bureau we can advise on which leadership speakers are available, and which of those speakers receive excellent feedback for your specific event themes. Discover a leadership speaker with great insight and experience, one that will set the right tone. To receive a comprehensive brief on the right speaker for your event, talk to one of our expert consultants on 1300 884 485 (intl: +612 9518 3944) today. Read more…

The day-to-day managerial rigours of facing issues, maintaining vision, composure and command throughout difficult times can wear any management team down. Despite team building activities and other development opportunities, leaders can often find themselves isolated. And when leaders are not refreshed, their followers see.

Our leadership speakers can be the trigger for change in your organisation’s managerial positions. When you decide on a well-known Sydney leadership speaker to attend your next event, you are conveying a message to your staff – that you want something more than the status quo, that their passion is essential to the company and you will not settle for mediocrity.

View our range of leadership speakers in Sydney NSW below, discover more about our Speakers Bureau and for expert advice, call our consultants on 1300 884 485 today.

Leadership speakers Melbourne – their stories weave themselves into transformational rules of leadership which will revitalise any delegate’s desire to be an excellent leader.

Imagine the level of hope and anticipation within an organisation that can be driven from some of the most powerful leadership specialists in Australia.

Business is a proving ground for the vision and imagination of leaders. Our team of leadership speakers Melbourne and Victoria possess wealth of expertise, from executive positions in a number of the leading firms in Australia to advocacy and federal service in Parliament.

Find out more about our Australian Speakers Bureau, call our expert consultants on 1300 884 485 to discuss your event brief or select your Melbourne Victoria-based leadership speaker of choice below.

Our leadership speakers from Brisbane and the Gold Coast come from varied backgrounds. They’re from the corporate world – CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, politicians. They’re athletes, media and entertainment experts. Our speakers can discuss the issue of leadership as a doctrine, a behaviour or a model. They may provide actionable takeaways from their presentations that are motivational or inspirational in nature. They draw on personal experience, their failures and accomplishments to produce their message in a relatable way.

As the leading Australian Speakers Bureau we can advise on which leadership speakers in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Queensland are accessible, and which of those speakers receive exceptional feedback for your particular topics.

We can help you select a leadership speaker with expertise and great insight, one that will establish the right tone for your event. To receive an all-inclusive brief on the right speaker for your event, speak to one of our specialist consultants on 1300 884 485 today.

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Belinda Neil had more extraordinary experiences before she was 35 than most people have in a lifetime - working as an undercover operative, saving lives as a hostage negotiator, heading up an elite anti-terrorist team during the Sydney Olympics, and catching some of the worst criminals in NSW... the list goes on. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. As a result of her career and understanding of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD, Belinda will take you on a journey sharing her work experiences in some of the most dangerous and high risk areas in policing. Belinda will talk about the effect of this work, succumbing to PTSD and severe depression, the personal toll on her ability to function including seriously considering suicide.

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Chris Helder is today's most exciting speaker on communication, leadership and influence. Chris' sessions combine humour and highly tailored content to transform how businesses communicate with their clients. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Chris is a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming specialising in advanced communication and behavioural modelling. Chris is one of today’s highest booked corporate trainers and speakers on leadership. He presents his high-impact presentations to some of the biggest names in business throughout Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, the US and Europe.

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Peter Baines is one of Australia's leadership experts having road tested leadership the hard way. Peter spent 22 years with the NSW Police leading teams in response to acts of terrorism and natural disasters on a scale not previously seen. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Peter was part of the leadership team that responded to Bali after the bombings in 2002 and was called upon in 2005 to lead national and international teams in response to the Boxing Day Tsunami.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia 2014
  • Thought Leaders Socialpreneur of the Year 2008
  • Rotary Professional Excellence Award 2008
  • Hands Across the Water

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The real life star of Mao's Last Dancer Li Cunxin was born into utter poverty in Mao's communist China. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. In extraordinary moment of chance at the age of 11 he was selected to train in Madame Maos Beijing Dance Academy never having ever heard of let alone seen ballet performed. And so began Lis journey. The 7 years of harsh training regime at the Beijing Dance Academy taught him discipline, resilience, determination and perseverance. Lis astounding drive and relentless hard work made him one of the best dancers China has produced.
  • Australian Father of the Year (2009)
  • Australian Book of the Year - Mao's Last Dancer
  • Queensland Ballet
  • Houston Ballet
  • Australian Ballet
  • Penguin Books Australia

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Considered one of Australia's tech success stories, Naomi Simson founded RedBalloon in 2001. From just an idea and persistence redballoon.com.au has now sold more than two and a half million experiences. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Naomi has many labels: entrepreneur, speaker, director, chair, mother, author, blogger, innovator and now TV personality with her appearance on Channel 10’s Shark Tank Australia. Before founding RedBalloon with business partner Pete, Naomi worked with big brands including IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines – all of which influenced who she is today and her views on workplaces.
  • 2008 National Telstra Business Women's Award for Innovation
  • 2011 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Industry)
  • Shark Tank Australia (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • redballoon.com.au

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Few economists have both the global and local experience of Stephen Koukoulas. His background covers the spectrum of economic insight - from his role as Chief Economist of Citibank to Senior Economic Advisor to the Australian Prime Minister. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Stephen’s combination of both public and private sector provides an unparalleled insight into the opportunities and risks of today’s markets.
  • Senior Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Australia

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Alan Patching has often been described as being the Australian project and business leadership guru, and is highly regarded as being one of Australia's most internationally acknowledged consultants, keynote business speakers and leaders in his field. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Alan has held a variety of leadership roles in his time, but he is probably best known as being the Chief Executive Officer of MTM Stadium Management Limited, which owned the Olympic Stadium in Sydney. He was also responsible for controlling the finance, construction, design and the operations on behalf of the owners for the biggest Olympic venue in history.
  • Bond University
  • George Washington University

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Anthony Bell is a CEO, entrepreneur, and sought after business expert. As the CEO and Founder of Bell Partners, Accountants Advisors Auditors, Bell has grown his business by 40% each year for more than a decade. He has guided his business to winning numerous awards. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. In fact, it is widely regarded as one of the country’s leading accounting firms. Bell Partners was featured in Business Review Weekly’s “Top 100 Accounting Firms for 2008”, noting them as the No.1 Most Productive Firm for the sixth consecutive year running, together with top 10 Fastest Growing Firm, which has never been achieved before by any other firm.
  • Bell Partners
  • Bell Advisory
  • Network Seven
  • Bloomberg TV
  • Business Review Weekly (Magazine)
  • The Daily Telegraph (Newspaper)

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Business entrepreneur and author, Bob Ansett devotes a good deal of his time sharing his business philosophy and experience with the general community. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. His story has been well documented by the Australian media and in his two best-selling books, Bob Ansett – An Autobiography and The Customer. But perhaps his most important achievement was in demonstrating business can put forward a human face.
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