Management Speakers

A.C. Ping

Alistair runs 'Insight Works' and is one of the most highly respected futurist in Australia, his experience comes from a number of trend based roles around the world. He is also a successful authors of books such as 'The Second Coming of Capitalism - and the secret to business success in the third millennium'. On a recent trip to the US Alistair conducted research into how US companies are address ...

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Afterburners

You're fighting for market share. You're fighting to make your numbers. You need a team that is cohesive. You need a team that works toward the same goals. You need a team that knows not only how to plan, but how to execute from start to finish. Afterburners are a highly tuned elite group of men and woman fighter jet pilots. A group who understands first hand the vital importance of flawless execution. Using their knowledge and skill set these pilots have developed a world class program for the corporate market. A highly effective program that teaches leaders and teams how to plan and flawlessly execute within business and get results.

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Al Lucia

Al Lucia has spent more than 25 years helping organizations and individuals make the connection between value-driven workplace practices and bottom-line results. As a consultant, speaker, coach, and author of eight popular books, he has helped business organizations - of all types and sizes - build employee commitment, match actions to values, improve overall performance, and achieve better result ...

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Alexander (Sandy) Moore

Alexander (Sandy) Moore is considered one of the foremost experts and speakers on Franchising and Real Estate in the Asian Region. After a number of years in leisure and QSR management for two multi-national companies in Australia, Sandy made a sea change to the world of Real Estate in 1989 and joined Australasia's largest Franchise Real Estate firm LJ Hooker. As resident in Bangalore India ...

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Alistair Mant

Alistair Mant is an international authority on leadership development and executive talent identification. His books include The Experienced Manager (which won the Institute of Management's "Bowie Medal"), The Rise & Fall of the British Manager, Bismarck to Bullock - Conversations about Political & Industrial Contrasts in Britain & Germany, The Dynamics of Management Education, and Leaders We Dese ...

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Andrea Slattery

Andrea, a visionary thinker in financial services and superannuation, offers compelling insights into corporate strategies, leadership and cross industry transformation. In conjunction with her Board appointments and involvement in innovation, technology and human resources, she focuses on how businesses can most effectively engage with their customers and clients via multi-channel and new age service models.

Starting her career in accounting and academia, for the past 14 years, as Founder, Managing Director and CEO of the SMSF Association, Andrea has built a national and international reputation as a prime mover in building Australia’s superannuation and retirement income systems to be the third best in the world.

She is recognised as a thought leader in Australia’s Superannuation and Finance Service sectors and is the face and voice of SMSF. Andrea is significantly involved in the Finance and SMSF sectors, building integrity, best practice standards for advice, education, and advocacy through her participation in and membership of a range of advisory committees to Government, Treasury and the Regulators.Andrea was awarded ‘Woman of the Year’ – Money Management | Super Review, Australian Women in Financial Services Awards 2014.

As the face of the SMSF Industry she has a significant experience speaking to CEOs and industry leaders and is a commanding on-stage presence.

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Andrew Bryant

If you are having a conference, company event, sales meeting or leadership retreat, you need someone who can engage, inspire and share practical take-aways that impact how individuals and teams can be more productive. Andrew Bryant is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and has spent over 25 years working in the field of human performance and is a sought after Executive Coach and Leadership Tr ...

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Anthony Mitchell

Anthony Mitchell is an international strategy adviser with a unique blend of skills. Sitting on Boards in the private, public and non-for-profit sectors, Anthony brings his global thought leadership in commerce, psychology and mathematics to the development and execution of leading-edge strategies for success. Anthony is a Director and anthonyco-founder of Bendelta (since 2003), strategy and ...

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Barbara Glanz

Barbara Glanz, CSP, works with organizations that want to improve morale, retention and service and with people who want to rediscover the joy in their work and in their lives. She is the author of six best-selling HOW-TO books. She is known as the business speaker who speaks to your heart as well as to your head, and she has presented to conferences, associations, and organizations worldwide. ...

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Barry Posner

Barry Posner is the Accolti Endowed Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University (located in the heart of Silicon Valley), where he served for 12 years as Dean of the School. Barry, along with his co-author Jim Kouzes, received the American Society for Training and Development highest award for their Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performan ...

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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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