Motivation/Inspiration Speakers

Ovations’ Motivational and Inspirational Speakers help teams light internal fires. Whether the topic is about mastering adversity or achieving mission success, our motivation experts allow audiences and institutions alike to move mountains. Hear from Olympic Gold Medal winners, peak performance experts, professional football players and explorers, to name a few. Stay inspired.

Elka Whalan

"3% of a nation ever make a national team and 0.8% ever get to stand on the dais. Those stats were a major confirmation for me knowing the Olympics was what I wanted in 2000, regardless of missing out on school formals, not staying out too late or forgetting about indulging in the normal experiments of drinking and boys, whilst others took the path often chosen, I chose the harder route, and what ...

Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson is a prominent figure in business, fashion, film and television. She oversees one of the most well-known, and expanding, brand names in apparel and women's fashion. Elle is a hugely successful businesswoman and talks with charm, wit and ability on her incredible life story, business success and motivation. ...

Em Rusciano

After belting out tunes in the privacy of her shower in her early twenties, Em auditioned for Australian Idol, she made the Top Ten finalists during the show's hugely popular second season, and her star began to ascend. In Idol she showed she had more to offer than solely as a singer, and the media across Australia took note. First cab off the rank was Austereo who snapped her ...

Eric Bailey

Renowned speaker, educator, author, coach, and activist Eric Bailey has risen into international prominence by delivering high-energy, motivating, inspiring, and thought-provoking presentations that lead to result-producing actions and accountability. Eric's firsthand experience on living up to one's full potential and activating inner passion, drive, and awesomeness is his trademark. Known fo ...

Eric Philips

Eric Philips is the founder and director of Icetrek Expeditions. His outdoor career spans 25 years during which time he has worked professionally as a wilderness guide, outdoor educator, adventure film presenter, motivational speaker, team facilitator and musician. As an adventurer, Eric has visited every continent on earth, often leading lightweight and self-supported expeditions to remote area ...

Erik Wahl

Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, best selling author and entrepreneur. Erik redefines the term 'keynote speaker'. Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most sought-after corporate speakers available today. Erik's on-stage painting seamlessly becomes a visual metaphor to the core of his message, encouraging organi ...

Erin Brockovich

It was not long after Erin started to work at a law firm that some medical records she found in a file on a pro bono real estate case piqued her curiosity. After getting permission from the firm's principal, Ed Masry, she began to look into the matter. Erin's solo investigation eventually established that the health of countless people who lived in and around Hinkley, California in the 1960's, 70 ...

Eva Orner

Eva is an amazingly inspiring Aussie who has found success overseas, has had incredible experiences, and has just been formally recognised for her unique work with the highest industry accolade possible - an Academy Award! She is a smart, funny, engaging speaker who complements her talks with fantastic visual and filmic images - not to mention a little golden statue named 'Oscar'. ...

Fanie De Villiers

A popular player, Fanie de Villiers was known by the nickname Vinnige Fanie. In the Test against Pakistan in Johannesburg, De Villiers became the first ever South African to score a fifty and take ten wickets in the same Test, scoring 66 not out and taking 6/81 and 4/27. He was subsequently named the South African Cricket Annual Cricketer of the Year, an award he had previously won. At the age o ...

Fiona Wood

Dr Fiona Wood was Australian of the Year for 2005; Western Australia's only female plastic surgeon; head of the Royal Perth Hospital's Burns Unit; Director of the Western Australia Burns Service, and co-founder of Clinical Cell Culture, a private company recognised in medical circles for its world-leading research in the treatment of burns. In addition, Dr Wood is a Clinical Professor with the S ...

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