Olympics Speakers

Jacqui Cooper

Jacqui is Australia's foremost aerial freestyle skier. She has won 15 World Cups, been World Champion in 1999, and World Cup Freestyle Champion in 1999, 2000, and 2001. An horrific knee injury suffered while training for the 2002 Winter Olympics postponed her aim to win an Olympic Gold Medal. Jacqui is back in training and the 2006 Olympics is her goal. Jacqui is vibrant and extremely positive you ...

Jakara Anthony

Jakara Anthony is an Australian freestyle skier and Olympic gold medalist. She competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics, finishing 4th, the best ever result for an Australian female mogul skier. Anthony won the Women's Moguls event at the 2022 Winter Olympics. At the 2019 World Ski Championships, she finished 2nd.

James Tomkins

One of Australia's greatest rowers, James Tomkins is the only rower in history to win world championship titles in every sweep oar event. With six Olympic Games under his belt, James Tomkins is truly an inspiration. His achievements were recognised when James was awarded the International Rowing community's most prestigious award 'The Thomas Keller' medal. ...

Jane Flemming

Golden girl Jane Flemming is one of Australia' most loved sporting legends. During her career the dual Olympian won two Commonwealth Games Gold Medals, countless national titles and broke literally hundreds of records over a period of 15 years in elite competition. Jane's athletic success is mirrored in her commercial life with successful business ventures including the conception and marketing of ...

Jane Saville

Triple National Champion and two times Commonwealth Games Champion. Olympic walking representative who won the hearts of a nation by the way she accepted the judges' decision when she was tragically disqualified 150m from a certain gold medal. Jane has recently won the gold medal for the 20km walk at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. As a result of her achievements and her inspirational, passionate an ...

Jeremy Rolleston

A dual Olympian, Australian representative in two sports, highly successful investment banker and sought after keynote speaker and coach! In his own unique style Jeremy shares stories of determination and perseverance from set backs to success that will inspire and entertain. He encourages others to look at their lives, realize and follow their dreams, and leaves the audience feeling empowered, in ...

Jessica Gallagher

Dr Jess Gallagher is no doubt one of those rare, inspiring individuals who with humility and humour affects any audience with her message.

What is unique but probably not surprising is the relevance her message has for the business world of today as we all face greater volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. The VUCA world might be new to us but to Jess its standard operating procedure. It’s somewhat ironic then that the expert who might lead us into this future is one with low physical vision but an acute foresight around what it will take to thrive in this rapidly disrupted workspace.

Johanna Griggs

Channel Seven mega-personality, face of the Olympic coverage, Better Homes and Gardens, Sportsworld, you name it. The former world ranked backstroker was one of Australia's youngest Commonwealth Games swimmers winning medals at the Auckland Commonwealth Games and Perth World Championships. After retiring, Johanna joined the Channel 7 network in 1993 and has since become one of Australia's most pop ...

John Coutis

John P. Coutis is an exceptional person. Born with a severe disability that rendered his legs useless, John defied medical opinion by refusing to die. Today John speaks all around the world to tens of thousands, very enthusiastic and eager people, whom he leaves breathless. John was a guest speaker at the 1997 World Masters of Business Seminar where he shared the day with some of the world's fore ...

John Konrads

Swimming legend John Konrads astounded the sporting world when at the age of 15 he broke every freestyle World Record from 200m to 1500m. John represented Australia at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games, winning gold in the 1500m freestyle at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games and bringing home three gold medals from the 1958 Cardiff Commonwealth Games. Having achieved sporting success early on, Jo ...

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