Resilience Speakers

Brad Twynham

Brad Twynham is a global speaker in resilience, innovation, and leadership. He has delivered his Radical Leadership Programs to corporations including Minter Ellison, DuluxGroup, Rio Tinto, Endeavor Group, IBM, ARTC, Queensland Health and Singularity U. Brad’s keynotes and workshops are transformational and interactive and is a great addition to any event as a keynote speaker, breakout session or workshop.

Candice Warner

Candice Warner is one of Australia’s most loved sports and media stars. She is recognised for her grit as a former Champion Ironwoman, her glamour as one half Australia’s sporting “power couple”, and her resilience as someone who has over- come many obstacles – not only surviving but thriving.

Dr Ellen Joan Ford (Nelson)

Dr Ellen Joan Ford (Nelson) is terrifyingly ambitious about changing the working world, for the betterment of people and organisational performance. And when you see her track record for tackling the seemingly impossible, and bringing people along with her, you will find it difficult to fault her logic. As a speaker, facilitator and consultant in the leadership space, Ellen helps organisations to improve staff wellbeing, retention, leadership, productivity, innovation and business performance. Ellen provides a fresh perspective, delivered authentically with high energy, for how leadership can be done differently.

Heidi Dening

Heidi Dening is an award-winning businesswoman, author of the bestseller Her Middle Name Is Courage, and an engaging storyteller who has dedicated her career to inspiring thousands of people all over the world - from small children on remote Pacific islands to professional teams across 19 different industries.

Her goal is to elevate the professional resilience of audiences so they can make better decisions, be more innovative, have more energy, optimism and empathy, and successfully deal with change, stress, and uncertainty.

James Kerr

The author of global best-seller Legacy, reveals the simple secrets of success behind some of the world's elite business, sports and military organisations.

Joni Peedie

Joni Peddie is a leading Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker and Strategic Facilitator, who helps leaders and their teams to become more energised, intrinsically -motivated and more self-aware by improving their resilience … one actionable insight at a time!

She is the Past President of the PSASA (Professional Speaking Association of Southern Africa), CEO of Bounce Forward, Resilient People and has over 33 years of experience.

Kath Koschel

Kath Koschel is the founder of Kindness Factory, a global not-for-profit organisation and movement that inspires ordinary people to do extraordinary things. A former professional cricketer and Iron Man competitor, Kath has defied all medical prognoses by teaching herself to walk on three separate occasions. Despite facing other serious personal, mental and physical setbacks, her resilience allowed her not only to overcome these challenges but also to see the good in the world when most others couldn’t. In November 2015, she founded Kindness Factory, to encourage and inspire 1 million acts of kindness. To date, she has raised close to half a million dollars for various charity organisations and was the recipient of the 2016 Pride of Australia Medal for showing courage in the face of extreme adversity. In January 2017, Kath was awarded the Young Australian Medal and the People’s Choice of Australia award.

Kerri Pottharst

Kerri Pottharst is a true Australian sporting legend. With an illustrious career that includes three Olympic Games, a Gold and Bronze Olympic medal and an Australian Sports Hall of Famer, Kerri is not just a sports icon but also a beacon of inspiration. Kerri is renowned for her authentic and captivating speaking style. Whether it's a conference, a lunch, a motivational workshop, or serving as an MC, she effortlessly translates her hard-earned skills of leadership, teamwork and communication into powerful messages that resonate with audiences across the corporate spectrum.

Kristy Goodwin

Dr Kristy Goodwin is a global thought leader and award-winning speaker and researcher on digital wellbeing and digital peak-performance. She decodes the neurobiology of peak-performance in a digital age. She combines the latest research from neuroscience, psychology and technology and translates this into practical brain-based insights and strategies to help employees and leaders thrive in the digital world. Kristy has delivered keynotes and has consulted to some of the country's biggest organisations, including AMP, ANZ, Westpac, HSBC, JP Morgan, Cisco, Sparke Helmore & the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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