Education Speakers

Knowledge is power, and Ovations' Education Speakers help empower the teachers and trainers of tomorrow. From PhDs in research to behavioural strategists, thought leaders, award-winning scientists, coaches, psychologists and many more experts, we help you bring knowledge to thirsty teams. Whether the pressing topic in your school or institution is bullying, self-esteem, environmentalism, evolving science or all of the above, we have your expert.

Michael Nagel

There has been extensive conversations and interest around changing brains within adults. But what if we could positively influence our children by understanding their development and the links between neuroscience and education? What impact would we see in the future if our youth are understood and powerfully and guided into adulthood? Associate Professor Michael C Nagel is an educator, motiv ...

Oliver Percovich

Oliver Percovich first skated in an empty pool at the age of six, while growing up in Papua New Guinea. In 1995 he competed in the Mystic Cup, an international skateboarding contest in Prague. He's worked at the Center for Risk and Community Safety on emergency management projects for various Australian government departments. He came to Kabul in February 2007, bringing his skateboards with him. ...

Peter Navarro

Over the past decade, Peter Navarro has been a keynote speaker on management, finance, global politics and the economy at hundreds of events. His speaking style is unique; it involves a very active engagement of the audience using a state of the art 'audience response system'. Peter Navarro is a business professor at the University of California-Irvine. He is the author of the ground-breaking man ...

Richard Dreyfuss

From Jaws to Close Encounters of the Third Kind to Mr. Holland's Opus, Oscar-winning Richard Dreyfuss has always been one of our most versatile and charismatic actors. His most rewarding role, however, is the one he serves as an outspoken political and social activist. At the top of his list is the acute need for revitalizing the true meaning of civics and to make it exciting and relevant again, ...

Robert Brand

Robert Brand has a long history with space and the moon. At the age of 17 he wired up much of the video and communications systems in Sydney Australia that brought the world the Apollo 11 video from the moon. Over many years he has been stationed at the Parkes Radio Telescope for NASA's Voyager encounters with Uranus and Neptune and ESA's Giotto encounter with Halleys Comet. In more recent years h ...

Robyn Pearce

Back in the late 1980's New Zealander Robyn Pearce, as a solo mother of six and burnt out real estate agent, learnt her time management skills the hard way! Once she'd conquered her own bad habits, people started beating a path to her door for help. As a speaker and author, she has been delighting global audiences with the top level productivity skills she had to learn - or she'd have gone down in ...

Roger Collins

Dr Roger Collins is Professor Emeritus at the University of NSW and a board member of the Australian Institute of Management (NSW & ACT). He serves on the Board of Directors at Inenco Pty Ltd, a highly successful engineering supply company perhaps better known for its businesses such as CBC Bearings and Bearing Services. Roger served as Foundation Chairman of the Board of Grant Thornton Austral ...

Roy Larke

Roy Larke has more than 20 years of experience working in Japan both as an academic and consultant. Currently, Mr. Larke is based in Tokyo, working as Professor of International Marketing and Japanese Business at Rikkyo University. Rikkyo is the eighth ranked private university in the country, but the recently opened College of Business ranked third in its first year. He is also a leading retail a ...

Sattar Bawany

Prof Sattar Bawany is a Chief Learning Officer & Master Executive Coach. He is also the Adjunct Professor of Strategy from the Paris Graduate School of Management. Prof Bawany has over 25 years' international business management experience, including 15 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. Concurrently, ...

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