To build an outstanding reputation for yourself and your organisation, you want to learn from someone who’s been a leader in that arena for more than three decades.
Dr Neryl East’s deep expertise in media, marketing, influential communication and credibility spans the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

In a world full of hype and fake news, Neryl brings her unique blend of down-to-earth, warts-and-all experience, considered and insightful perspective and irreverent humour.

Who else could bring so much life to a story about an anti-corruption case that the audience is laughing while they learn the lessons?

As a TV and radio journalist, Neryl interviewed everyone from Prime Ministers to celebrities and her role as an Olympic announcer saw her speaking to crowds of 20,000.

She’s also spent years managing high-profile media issues and preparing executives to face the glare of the public spotlight.

Neryl has a PhD in Journalism and is the author of five books, including an Amazon best-seller.

Speaking topics

Leadership in the Spotlight

  • How to command attention through outstanding communication
  • The keys to turning reputation risks into communication triumphs
  • Credibility under fire: What to say in a crisis

The Keys to Firing Up Your Team

  • How to unleash the power of your staff as reputation ambassadors for your business.
  • The four communication secrets that build trust between leaders and teams
  • The keys to calming conflict without burning team relationships

Ignite Your Influence
How to command attention through outstanding communication

  • The secrets to communicating so clearly that you get your message across the first time, every time
  • Create productive relationships by building trust that lasts
  • Say goodbye to your fear of conflict and harness that friction to get outstanding results


Her passion, energy, immense knowledge and easy style has made her a favourite.
- Caryn Morgan, Conference and Event Organiser

Neryl is no doubt the best speaker I have ever heard.
- Somerset College, Gold Coast

Very motivating, inspiring, funny and full of fabulous advice.
- Jane Holdsworth, Australian Local Government Women's Association conference

A fantastic presentation.
- Peta Moore, Professional Conference Organisers Association Inc.

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Ignite Your Influence

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