Heather Swan has shattered three world records in extreme sport, she's climbed soaring Himalayan mountains, flown a wingsuit from 6604 metres, flown bird style across the Australian Outback and across Sydney Harbour. She's a recipient of Australian Geographic's 'Spirit of Adventure Award, she's been featured twice on '60 Minutes', twice on 'Australian Story' in two feature documentaries and on National Geographic International's 'Women at the End of the World' series. She was formerly a corporate executive who held senior positions with multi-national corporations in marketing and management.
As a professional keynote presenter, Heather has delivered hundreds of successful presentations on Peak Performance, Personal Excellence and Fearless Living. She has spoken at prestigious events in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Dubai, Fiji, Bali, China, the United States and Canada.
Her incredible story - her six-year long epic journey from corporate executive with no background in adventure to World Record Holding extreme sportswoman is profoundly inspiring. The peak performance lessons she incorporates are universal, but it's Heather's delivery that brings it home to create an unforgettable, intensely inspiring experience for her audiences.
Heather is the author of two best selling books. Most recently 'No Ceiling'.
At Business Chicks over the years we've been blessed to hear from speakers such as Sir Richard Branson, Olivia Newton-John, Dannii Minogue, Diane von Furstenberg and Sir Bob Geldof, but ask any one of our members who's been their favourite, and Heather Swan's name will appear on the list. She is inspiring just by being, and an absolute pleasure to work with. Her story and her delivery tugs at the heart strings and puts you outside of your comfort zone and her message resonates with everyone, young and old. She's a true professional and we feel blessed to have put her on our stage, many times now.
- CEO Business Chicks