Facilitation Speakers

Every industry faces challenges, especially when it comes to transformation. Ovations’ Facilitation Speakers are world-class experts, helping teams and institutions take the lead in setting industry standards. From digital experts to AI strategists, respected career journalists, motivation strategists, change facilitators, transition moderators and many others, Ovations helps teams facilitate change and empower growth.

Rob Carlton

Rob is a market leader in hosting Corporate Events. His range of skills includes hosting debates, 'hypotheticals', think tanks, strategic visioning as well as the usual comedic gala dinners, conferencing and team building days. Whilst studying at the University of Sydney Rob was a champion debater and public speaker. His humour and MC background stems from his work as a professional Theatresports ...

Simon Banks

Simon Banks is a creativity, innovation, and design specialist; international keynote speaker; author; podcaster and recovering professional artist.

He’s delivered over 1400+ events on four continents for industry-leading companies including: Google; EY; Geoscience Australia and Volkswagen, to name a few.

Simon’s geek out spot is the intersection of creativity and design, learning, people and passion which he sees as essential to the challenge facing future leaders: empowering  people’s ability to reimagine what’s possible. 

His Big Why? To build a more creative world where innovation and curiosity combine so business thrives and people live well.

He prefers a moped to a Harley Davidson, and surfing over a corporate commute and the question everyone always asks? Yes, all the drawings you’ll see are his!

Sophie Scott

Biography Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, and Adjunct Associate Professor Sophie Scott teaches people around the world how to prevent and manage burnout, reduce stress and thrive through change. In addition to her work as a multi award-winning medical TV journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sophie is a professional speaker and educator with expertise in mental health.

Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson is highly sought after for keynote presentations, workshops and one-on-one performance coaching and executive mentoring. He is changing the way people work and lead.

​Tony Wilson, MBA, BSc., has a passion for Human Performance. He has spent his entire working life helping the countries biggest brand and athletes reach a higher performance zone. Now, because of his ground breaking tools to achieving ‘HYPERformance’ Tony can be seen regularly featuring on The Project and ABC.

Trevor Long

Trevor is one of Australia’s most recognised and influential technology journalists with more than 20 years’ experience in the media.  From working behind the scenes to hosting live radio programs, providing regular segments live on National Radio and Television and producing over 550 podcasts on Technology, Trevor Long is the go-to- guy for Technology News, Trends, Insights and Information.

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