Education Speakers

Evelyn M. Field

Evelyn M Field, FAPS is a psychologist, author, professional speaker and media commentator. Evelyn works with children, adolescents and adults. She specialises in understanding, preventing and managing school and workplace bullying. She has an international profile as co-chair of the Therapeutic Practitioners Group, IAWBH, (International Association of Workplace Bullying and Harassment) and is on ...

READ MORE

Gemma Sisia

From God's house to the school house, Gemma Sisia has given many children the gift of education in Tanzania. With only $10 in her bank account, the former Guyra farm girl set up a school in Tanzania for poor but bright African children. Gemma found sponsors and supporters in Australia, and literally helped build the school - brick by brick - on an idyllic piece of land at the foot of Mount Meru in ...

READ MORE

Graham Pearman

Award Winning Scientist and Environmentalist. Dr Graeme Pearman, highly awarded scientist, passionate environmentalist and advisor to former US Vice President Al Gore on environmental issues and controversial documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Internationally regarded for his work, Dr Pearman is an influencer in media, governmental and industry body circles and is instrumental in bringing clima ...

READ MORE

Jennifer Robinson

Jennifer Robinson is a human rights lawyer and Director of Legal Advocacy at Bertha Philanthropies in London, where she is creating a global program to inspire and support young lawyers into public interest law. She is also an adjunct lecturer in law at the University of Sydney. Jennifer has acted in key free speech and freedom of information cases for clients such as the New York Times and Bloomb ...

READ MORE

Kamal Sarma

From monk to venture capitalist and keynote speaker Kamal Sarma has transformed leaders and teams globally. Over the last 20 years he has delivered significant results for people and companies with his customised framework and teachings.

READ MORE

Kevin Kropinyeri

Get set for the ride of your life when Kevin Kropinyeri takes to the stage along with his scooter. A one-man whirlwind that will have you holding your sides laughing, Kevin shares tales of growing up, marriage and the intricacies associated with life in general as well as life as an Aboriginal Australian. Kevin is a proud Aboriginal man who's not afraid to laugh at himself. A deadly performer, ...

READ MORE

Linda Jakobsen

In January 2014 Linda Jakobson became an independent researcher. At the same time she took up the position of Visiting Professor at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. From 2011 to 2013 she served as the Institute's East Asia Program Director. In 2014 Linda Jakobson co-founded China Mat ...

READ MORE

Mandy Johnson

Mandy Johnson is a best-selling business author and the former UK Director of global travel giant, Flight Centre Limited. An active speaker, advisor and executive educator to both public and private companies, Mandy's focus is on how innovative people practices transform organisations and achieve extraordinary results. She contributes regular articles to business media and has been interviewed ...

READ MORE

Mark Pesce

Mark Pesce is an inventor, entrepreneur, educator, broadcaster and author of 6 books With a unique ability to make abstract concepts clear for lay audiences and to further the knowledge of the technologically savvy, he is a highly sought-after public speaker, lecturing throughout the world on a variety of topics from the latest social media trends, to current developments in neuroeconomics, ed ...

READ MORE

Mark Squirrell

From car bombings to meeting Yasser Arafat and making it to the summit of Mount Everest, Mark 'Squiz' Squirrell has experienced more than many can dream about. When he headed to the East Timor Crisis he was setting out on the adventure of a lifetime. It was a journey that would see him navigate some of the globes most brutal war zones to deliver emergency aid and conquer the worlds tallest mounta ...

READ MORE

A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
Back to Top /**/