Economics/Business Speakers

In today's competitive environment, understanding your industry at a micro level can help avoid macro level disappointment. Ovations’ Economics and Business Speakers lead the globe's competition, out-innovating the rest. From Noble Prize winners in economics to superannuation strategists, their expertise and acumen help businesses avoid learning things the hard way. Find your expert here.

Jim Soorley

Jim Soorley was born in northern NSW in 1951. He was educated at the local primary school and then as a boarder at Woodlawn, outside of Lismore, run by the Marist Fathers. After completing high school, Jim went to Sydney to train at the Marist Seminary at Hunter's Hill and was ordained as a Marist priest in 1976. While at the seminary he studied at Macquarie University, graduating with a Bachelor ...

Jing Ulrich

Jing Ulrich is J.P. Morgan's Managing Director and Chairman of China Equities and Commodities. She is leading the expansion of J.P. Morgan's China equity business both in China and worldwide as well as developing business opportunities that arise from China's demand for commodities. Jing is one of the most prominent advisors to the world's largest asset management companies, pension and sovereign ...

Joe Studwell

Joe was based in Hong Kong from 1990 to 1993 and in Beijing from 1993 to 2000. In the course of the 1990s he wrote or co-wrote 10 books on China under the EIU imprint. These include the best-sellers Unlocking China: A Key to Investment Regions, Multinationals in China: Winners and Losers and Operating in China: a Survivor's Manual. His book, The China Dream: the Quest for the Greatest Untapped Mar ...

John Caslione

John A. Caslione is an expert on business globalization and China's economy. John appears as a guest speaker for CNBC Europe on its "Squawk Box" and "Morning Exchange" programs where he speaks on critical issues in developing global business and China. John Caslione serves as director and advisor for a number of companies in the USA, Europe and Asia. These companies provide financial investme ...

John Dwyer

John is renowned as being one of Australia's foremost business marketeers. His sales-stimulating marketing ideas for businesses both small and large, have blown the lid off conventional marketing thinking. He subscribes to the theory that one's marketing should have 'wow factor' and this mantra is obvious in everything he does. In the early 80's, John organised the famous 2SM radio station Rockt ...

John Hewson

Former Liberal Party leader, financial and economic expert. Dr John Hewson is a leading authority on economics and finance with experience in academia, business, government, media and financial systems. John has worked as an economist for the Australian Treasury (Census and Statistics), The Reserve Bank and executive director of Macquarie Bank. ...

John Howard

John Howard's leadership, determination and vision are hallmarks of a career navigated during an era of unprecedented prosperity and change. As prime minister of Australia for four terms, John Howard provided a global approach to leadership. He delivered economic vision and strategies for international security that raised Australia's profile on the world stage while gaining the respect and gratit ...

John Izzo

John Izzo consults and advises some of the most admired companies in the world, teaches at major universities, conducts leading edge research on workplace values, and has spoken to more than one million people across the globe, from Brazil to Russia, from New York to London. He is a leading business strategy expert, a best-selling author, a community leader, and an avid conservationist. John has ...

John Maher

John was the manager in Bendigo of a large Life Insurance company when he was involved in a horrific car crash. In that crash he received life threatening injuries, and from those injuries, he was classed as unemployable at age 42.
Thankfully John had Income Protection, and this became his and his family’s financial saviour for the next 16 years.

John Mattone

John Mattone is the President of JohnMattonePartners (JMP), a global leadership consulting firm that specializes in executive assessment, development, and coaching. John Mattone was recently named by The Thinkers50 as one of the fastest rising stars in the field of leadership development. The Thinkers50 ranks the world's greatest leadership thinkers and John was formally selected to their “Gu ...

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