Leadership Speakers

Leaders are not born, they're made. Ovations helps industries inform, enlighten and inspire their top leadership and future leaders alike. Whether you need your team to take the lead in climate change or tackle other oncoming obstacles, we help you prepare to perfection.

Stuart Ellis-Myers

Stuart Ellis-Myers is a dramatic model of self-inspiration and determination. When he speaks of improving lives, he speaks from personal experience. Since the age of nine (9) Stuart has "suffered" from Tourettes Syndrome. Despite this handicap, Stuart has become an internationally known and respected speaker on communication leadership, sales and customer relationship management practices that yie ...

Susan Luke

Susan Luke is a corporate mythologist and leadership consultant who brings a unique combination of hands-on CEO experience, proven consulting and coaching skills, and superb presentation abilities to your organization.

As the CEO of a technical services organization, she oversaw the execution of the original 5 year plan in 2 years, exceeded growth targets by 300%, paid dividends ahead of sc ...

Susan Ryan

Susan Ryan was the first Labor Senator for the Australian Capital Territory, 1975. In the Federal Parliament she was the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister Bob Hawke on the Status of Women 1983-88 and the Minister for Education, 1984-87. She presided over the passage of the federal government's Sex Discrimination Act 1984 and the Affirmative Action (Equal Opportunities in Employment) Act 1986.S ...

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 ...

Swee Chiow Khoo

Khoo Swee Chiow climbed Mt Everest in 1998. In 1999, he skied to the South Pole, covering a distance of 1,125km in 57 days. In 2000, he completed the Seven Summits and became the 1st South East Asian to achieve this feat. The Seven Summits are the highest mountains on each of the seven continents in the world. In 2001, he climbed Shishapangma (8027 meters) in Tibet without oxygen aid. He has been ...

Terry Leahy

As the recently retired CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy is one of the most admired business leaders in the world. Knighted for his services to food retailing, he is well known for successfully turning around Tesco to become the largest chain in Britain, transforming the country's supermarket industry and disrupting the businesses of its competitors. Experts credit Leahy's success to his hands-on sty ...

Terry Paulson

Terry Paulson is a PhD psychologist, a recognized expert on change leadership and author of the popular books, They Shoot Managers Don't They, Paulson on Change, Making Humor Work, 50 Tips for Speaking Like a Pro, and Can I Have the Keys to the Car? For more than 30 years, Dr. Paulson has been helping audiences transform their self-limiting beliefs into self-fulfilling breakthroughs to achieve the ...

Terry Williams

Ten years as a professional speaker, twenty years as a leadership trainer and a working lifetime as a manager and salesman of products, services and ideas gave Terry a lot of experience and success in positively influencing the lives of others. His book 'THE GUIDE: How to kiss, get a job & other stuff you need to know' was acclaimed as a platform for people to reach the young people in their lives ...

Thomas Faranda

Few speakers know the global world as well as Thomas Faranda. His clients have included Siemen's Engineering Germany, IBM Europe, Siemens Medical South Africa, Thermo-King Japan, Ford Canada, GE (on five continents), Prudential Singapore, Creative Communications India, St. Thomas USVI and many other clients around the world. His American clients have included INTEL, Motorola, 3M, IBM, Honeywell an ...

Tim Costello

Tim Costello is one of Australia's leading voices on social justice issues. Tim Costello's taken a prominent role in national debates on issues such as gambling, urban poverty, homelessness, reconciliation and substance abuse. Tim's also been instrumental in keeping the issues surrounding global poverty on the national agenda since February 2004, when he joined World Vision Australia as Chief Exec ...

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