Business Speakers

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Dr Clio Cresswell has established a diverse career as a mathematician, author, writer and presenter. Dr Cresswell is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sydney. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Clio is author of Mathematics and Sex (published through Allen and Unwin); and features regularly on television, radio and press. You may have seen her recently as a member of The Brains Trust on The Einstein Factor, ABC TV.
  • Applied Mathematics Research Group

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Since being crowned Miss Universe in 2004, Jennifer Hawkins has cemented her place as an Australian icon with her work as a TV presenter, designer and entrepreneur. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. As a media personality, Jennifer’s profile and capabilities have gone from strength to strength, officially kicking off her on screen work in 2004 on Channel Seven’s the Great Outdoors which saw her nominated for Most Popular New Female Talent at the 2006 Logie Awards.
  • Miss Universe 2004
  • Miss Universe Australia 2004
  • Network Seven
  • Nine Network
  • Foxtel
  • Make Me a Supermodel (TV Program)
  • Getaway (TV Program)
  • Myer
  • Loveable
  • Mt Franklin Lightly Sparkling
  • Jbronze
  • Australia's Next Top Model (TV Program)

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Lisa McInnes-Smith is a specialist keynote presenter and vibrant ambassador into corporate Australia. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Her passion is Peak Performance – propelling groups, teams and leaders to new levels of achievement and strategic competence. Business development through personal growth is inspired and locked-in by Lisa’s unique teaching techniques.

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Meet a man who knows what people like in bed! Peter Alexander has been Australia’s ‘King of Sleepwear’ for the past 25 years, and his well-known brand is hailed, worn and coveted by anyone and everyone. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Whilst we’ve been sleeping, Melbourne based designer Peter Alexander has been building an enormously successful business, creating fun and fashionable sleepwear, daywear and giftwear.
  • RSPCA

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Luke Mangan is one of Australia's leading chefs and restaurateurs and is highly regarded internationally as a shining example of Australia's culinary culture. Luke currently owns and operates glass brasserie, Hilton Sydney; Salt grill, Hilton Surfers Paradise; Salt grill and Salt tapas & bar, Singapore; Salt and the adjoining World Wine Bar, Tokyo; and Salt grill onboard three P&O cruise liners. He is also the consulting chef for Virgin Australia. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. He has written four bestselling cookbooks BLD – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, Luke Mangan Food, Luke Mangan Classics, and At Home and in the Mood and most recently, his autobiography The Making of a Chef.
  • Camp Quality
  • Starlight Foundation
  • Newman's Own Foundation
  • FSHD Global Research Foundation

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"An extraordinary mental and physical effort - something very, very special" is how Sir Peter Blake described Rob Hamill and the late Phil Stubbs' incredible achievement in winning the inaugural Atlantic Rowing Race. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Marathon rowing champion Rob Hamill has been a New Zealand International rowing representative for 16 years. Rob’s numerous rowing achievements include World Championship silver, Commonwealth gold and a world record on the indoor rowing machine.

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Mark Tanner is the Founder and Managing Director of Shanghai based China Skinny, one of China’s best known and fastest growing marketing and research agencies. He brings a personal perspective from marketing roles in China, North America, Europe, Australasia and Africa since the late ‘90s. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Mark’s company China Skinny has established itself as a leader in understanding the latest trends, insights and best practices for the ever-changing Chinese marketplace. China Skinny publishes the most-read English weekly newsletter about marketing to Chinese consumers, with 10,000 Western business readers.

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Peter Wilmoth is a renowned newspaper and magazine features writer who has worked as a journalist for 30 years, mainly writing profiles of well-known people from the world of film, music, sport and books. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Wilmoth has also written several books, including the autobiographies of footballer James Hird and actor Charles Bud Tingwell and short-form biographies of Dame Joan Sutherland and Legends of the Racetrack. He wrote a history of the Countdown era on TV called Glad All Over.
  • The Weekly Review (Magazine)
  • The Age (Newspaper)
  • The Sunday Age (Newspaper)
  • The Sun Herald Sydney (Newspaper)
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (Newspaper)
  • Rolling Stone (Magazine)
  • Gourmet Traveller (Magazine)

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Jamie Durie is an award-winning international designer and author, with over two decades of design experience. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Since launching his own design business, Durie Design, in 1998, Jamie has received more than 33 international design awards, while building a strong reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and innovative designers in the industry.
  • Centenary Medal (2001)
  • Medal of the Order of Australia (2012)
  • Logie - Most Popular New Male Talent
  • Logie - Most Popular Australian Lifestyle Program (Backyard Blitz)
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Program)
  • The Outdoor Room (TV Program)
  • Getaway (TV Program)
  • Backyard Blitz (TV Program)
  • The Victory Garden (TV Program)

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Mark McKeon is one of Australia's leading work-life balance and team cohesion advocates. Mark presents keynotes and tailored sessions, and along with his team, conduct workshops and conference programs in Lifestyle, Team Building and Leadership. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Mark is Consulting Editor for ‘Ultra-Fit’ Magazine, both in Australia and the U.K. He also reaches over 1.5 million people monthly through his columns in The Age, Panorama and various other publications. His second book, ‘Work a Little Less, Live a Little More’ has become the bible for work life balance in corporate Australia.
  • Collingwood (AFL)
  • Melbourne (VFL)
  • Preston (VFL)