Human Resources Speakers

Rhett Morris

Rhett Morris is passionate about building Bulletproof people. Crisis Resilient People - Bulletproof People - deal effectively with the ups and downs of life. They endure crisis situations and experiences without a loss of personal or work performance. Instead, they use these circumstances to build character and become more "Bulletproof". Organisations filled with Bulletproof People are better p ...

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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 ...

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Roger Konopasek

Over the past 10 years Roger Konopasek has worked hand in hand with top executives in several of the globally most recognised companies such as HP, Philips, Dell, Citibank supporting their leaders to create measurable accelerated rates of change in the teams. Re-shaping the way managers lead teams of highly bought-in individuals who fully align themselves with the company's purpose and goals. Rog ...

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Ron Lee

In 1987, Ron Lee, became "The Corporate Ninja" and speaks at conferences and does training at all management levels on four continents. The keynote presentations and training are mostly derived from eastern/western philosophies, universal laws, practical metaphysics and martial arts and are distilled into forms that can be used immediately in business and personal life. He studied at the N ...

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Scott Christopher

Scott Christopher is co-author of the best-selling book 'The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up'. As the former director of the Carrot Culture, Scott was also a contributing author of 'A Carrot A Day' and 'The Daily Carrot Principle.' As a work culture expert and humorist, Scott has circled the globe entertaining and motivating thousands of audiences from senior retreats to all-staff meeti ...

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Sheryle Moon

Sheryle Moon is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), the peak body for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in Australia. AIIA is recognised both nationally and internationally as the industry's leading lobby group, representing almost 500 Australian member companies that employ 100,000 Australians and have combined expor ...

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Shivani Gupta

There is a strong force inside everyone that propels us forward. When you tap into what truly drives individuals monumental shifts happen. It sounds simple, but as we know, when people are added to any scenario there is no one size fits all approach. Shivani Gupta is the CEO of her company Passionate People. She is a respected business woman whose career has made her an expert in understanding the ...

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Stephen Lundin

For the last ten years Steve Lundin, Big Tuna Ph.D., has been living one long fish story. After chronicling the amazing customer experience provided by an unlikely group of fish mongers in Seattle, Steve has visited hundreds of organizations in all parts of the globe that have one thing in common; they are putting into action the old wisdom written about in the book FISH. Each variation is uniqu ...

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Suzanne Mercier

Suzanne is a highly experienced strategist, leadership champion and expert in the area of human potential. She has been improving business and individual performance for more than 25 years. Her focus is on removing the barriers to performance for talented Leaders and Managers within organisations. As a result, she has improved employee engagement and enhanced performance at every level. For 20 ye ...

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Tamerlaine Beasley

Tamerlaine is an expert presenter and facilitator with more than 25 years’ experience, enabling collaboration and communication in diverse and global workplaces. Her presentations, advisory services and training programs are described by clients as ‘transformational’ and ‘game changing’. She is a member of the Board of the Australia-ASEAN Council for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and founder and Managing Director of Beasley Intercultural, Australia’s premier cross-cultural training and consultancy company. Tamerlaine speaks Thai and has studied Lao and Bahasa Indonesia.

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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
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