Master of Ceremonies Speakers

Cathy Burke

Cathy Burke is a leader at the cutting edge of a social and economic transformation taking place on our planet. She has been the CEO for The Hunger Project Australia for 11 years. The Hunger Project is the largest grass roots movement in the world working to eradicate hunger. As much at home and adored by her partners in the most influential boadrooms around the globe as the villages of Africa ...

READ MORE

Catriona Rowntree

"Australia's Most Travelled Woman", that's the title earned by Catriona Rowntree after more than 16 years at the helm of Australia's favourite travel show Getaway on Channel Nine. Catriona celebrated her 10 years on Getaway by publishing 'Catriona's Australia: 100 of my favourite Aussie locations' through JDP. In addition to her TV roles, Catriona has been able to utilise her passion for Community ...

READ MORE

Catriona Wallace

Catriona only ever wanted to be a farmer. But instead became a Police Officer, Beauty Consultant, Night Club Owner and Academic. Once she had stopped rebelling, Catriona emerged as one of world's most influential commentators on the future of customer experience, business and entrepreneurialism. Catriona is a highly experienced globally-renowned speaker on the topic When Customers Take Charge. ...

READ MORE

Charlie Pickering

Charlie is a political junkie, former lawyer and the voice of his generation as a regular team captain for Generation X on Network Ten's new quiz show Talkin' 'bout Your Generation. Until April 2014 Charlie was on our screens as co-host of The 7PM Project where the days news is dissected, digested and re-constitued by some of Australia's funniest and smartest. ...

READ MORE

Chester Williams

Chester Williams is perhaps the most popular of all the Springboks, winning fans on the field with his high work rate and off the field through his work in development rugby. He has become an inspiration to rugby players in the under-privileged areas of South Africa. Quiet and modest by nature, Williams is an ideal role model. He was a key player in South Africa's campaign to capture the 2001 Rug ...

READ MORE

Chloe Maxwell

With her glossy raven locks, almond green eyes and enviable bone structure, it seemed inevitable Chloe Maxwell would launch her career as a model. What was less predictable was the versatility that would follow as she flirted between acting, television presenting, radio hosting and endorsing some of Australia most-loved brands. Well known for her relaxed on-air demeanour and ever-increasing popul ...

READ MORE

Chris Bath

Chris kicked off the new millennium with one of the biggest Master of Ceremonies gigs in the world, centre stage at the Sydney Olympics. When she's not speaking to 90 thousand people in sporting arenas, Chris anchors news for Australia's Seven Network. A fantastic MC with a professional, down to earth and witty style. Also very capable of facilitating more serious topical debates due to her experi ...

READ MORE

Chris Gray

It's not what you earn...it's what you do with it that counts Chris Gray - TV Property Expert on Channel 9 and Sky Business News A former accountant, Chris has been buying property since the age of 22 and turned $35k into a $3.5m personal property portfolio in under 9 years and retired from full time work at the age of 31. He's since tripled his portfolio to over $10m yet has never earned mo ...

READ MORE

Chris Handy

The affable Chris Handy belies the reputation that he developed on the rugby field. As a barrel-chested prop forward 'Buddha' Handy created mayhem on the rugby fields around the world with his uncompromising and rugged play. A former Gregory Terrace student in Brisbane, Handy graduated through the Queensland Rugby Union when the now famous maroon jersey was beginning to earn respect. He played so ...

READ MORE

Chris North

Chris North is a Radio Announcer and Stand Up Comedian. He can be regularly heard in Sydney on Triple M. He has worked as a presenter and writer in both Radio and Television and has fast developed a reputation as a sought-after Corporate MC and Facilitator. ...

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 /**/