Speakers

Catherine Ball

Dr. Ball's biggest passion is found working on projects that have a humanitarian aspect, ranging from the use of RPAS for emergency response, to recording cultural heritage, and agricultural assessments.

Dr. Ball has travelled and worked globally on cutting edge projects that combine science, entrepreneurship, empowerment, education, and training.

Oriel Morrison

A finance expert who's covered the industry from both sides, Oriel Morrison has built a national profile as one of the Nine Network's leading financial journalists. She began her career in the financial markets trading equities for one of Australia's most prominent brokerage houses. She then moved on to trade, and advise on the futures and foreign exchange markets. That experience led her to one of the world's financial hubs - she headed to London to work as a reporter for the Reuters Financial Television network.

In London she covered news on all of Europe's major equity, currency, bond and commodity markets. Returning to Australia, she joined the local operation of Reuters Television as a presenter and the lead television reporter.

Oriel then covered finance nationally for Channel Seven, and internationally for Sky News, as well as being a regular presenter on Sky Business Report.

In addition to television, she appeared as a regular finance expert on the Macquarie Radio Network, featuring mainly on Sydney's premier station 2GB.

Oriel is now a presenter and senior financial journalist with Australia's premier free-to-air television network, the Nine Network. She also appears as a regular finance expert on the Radio station 2UE.

Aside from her media commitments Oriel is an accomplished corporate presenter and spokesperson.

Laura Jayes

Laura Jayes has been a journalist and broadcaster for almost two decades. She hosts Am Agenda on Sky News - the channel's highest rating day time program, committed to politics, current affairs and challenging debates. 

Laura has covered every leadership challenge and election since 2010. She's covered the biggest breaking news stories in the world - Brexit live from London, the Queensland floods, the war in Afghanistan from Kabul, Kandahar and Tarin Kowt, Donald Trumps' election win and inauguration in Washington, the US Mid Terms and the death of Queens Elizabeth (to name a few). She is also one of the only journalists to be granted access to Nauru to report on the Australian funded detention centres. 

Josh Toomey

Josh Toomey is a proud Wiradjuri man from Dubbo in central-western New South Wales, whose life’s work is dedicated to transforming communities and empowering individuals to overcome challenges and reach their full potential. With a deep commitment to helping people break free from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, Josh has become a beacon of hope and a role model for many.

Dr. Jerome Joseph

Dr. Jerome Joseph, ranked No. 2 in the World as a Global Brand Guru, is a best-selling author and thought leader. An award-winning speaker, Jerome specializes in leveraging brand strategy to enhance Brand Experience, Branded Cultures, Personal Branding, AI, Sales, and Customer Experience, ensuring that every aspect of your business is driven by your BRAND. As a former CEO & Board Member of a public listed brand agency, he brings real-life brand expertise to the stage. With 27 years of experience and 9 best-selling books, he has worked with over 1,000 brands across 37 countries.

Yujin Wong

YuJin Wong, CSP, is a triple degree holder, former lawyer and investment banker who transformed into an award-winning keynote speaker and international mental fitness expert. Overcoming depression, YuJin's captivating storytelling and high energy deeply engage audiences in enhancing productivity and mental health. As Certified Speaking Professional, he brings expertise in psychology, neuroscience, and coaching. YuJin's journey from despair to empowerment makes him a compelling icon, offering invaluable guidance to top organizations seeking well-being and fulfillment.

Tony Armstrong

Tony Armstrong, a Barranbinya First-Nations Australian and former AFL player for teams like Adelaide and Sydney Swans, has transitioned successfully into media. He became the first Indigenous person to call live AFL on commercial radio and later joined ABC as a sports news producer and presenter. Tony's media presence has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the 2022 Graham Kennedy Award and the 2023 Bert Newton award for Most Popular Presenter.

Stan Grant

Stan Grant is an esteemed journalist and broadcaster with a prolific career spanning over 25 years across more than 70 countries. His roles have included ABC Federal Political Correspondent, London-based European Correspondent for the Seven Network, and China Correspondent for CNN in Beijing. As the International Affairs Analyst for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Stan has covered significant global events from the release of Nelson Mandela to the war in Iraq, earning him multiple prestigious awards including the Columbia University Du-Pont and the U.S. Peabody Award.

Marc Bineham

Marc isn't just a keynote speaker; he's a partner in your event's success.

His mission is to spark real change through his talks on wellbeing and taking back control. Marc has empowered over 10,000 people to regain control of their lives, wellbeing, and finances, enhancing productivity and helping individuals and teams thrive, especially post-COVID. Marc customises his presentations to your audience's needs. With over 30 years in the financial advice profession and as author of "The Money Sandwich", Marc's insights are sought after by media outlets.

Blak Douglas

Blak Douglas is a distinguished keynote speaker and artist who captivates audiences with engaging talks and performances that challenge perceptions and inspire a collective path forward. Born Adam Douglas Hill in 1970 in Blacktown, NSW, he was raised in a culturally rich environment with a Dhungatti father and a Caucasian mother, boasting a heritage that includes English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. In 2014, he adopted the moniker 'Blak Douglas' to honor his diverse genealogies.

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