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Andrew O'Keeffe is the author of 'Hardwired Humans' and 'The Boss'. He is an associate of three of Australia's leading business schools. Andrew's background is in senior HR roles with IBM, Cable & Wireless Optus, SKM and Hewitt Associates.
Anthony Black is a long-standing finance journalist who worked in newspapers for 23 years. He was Sunday Herald Sun finance editor for about eight years and his reports were syndicated in News Limited papers across Australia. Since 2008, he has been a freelance finance writer and a public relations consultant.
Ben Le Brun has over 20 years' experience in Australian and UK equity and foreign exchange markets. He is a regular contributor to local and international television and radio stations.
Brian Gardner is the General Manager and Managing Principal for career consultancy firm The Donington Group.
Brian Martin is a specialist long-distance running coach registered with Athletics Australia. In a former life he worked for KPMG and in the funds management industry as an IT executive and operational strategy consultant. He is the author of influential running blog Running Technique Tips, founder of Running Technique Coach and a fixer of broken runners.
Catherine Brooks is a solicitor with Ai Group Legal specialising in employment law. Catherine has advised and represented employers of various size, across a range of industries. She has appeared in the Supreme Court, Federal Court, Coroners Court and Fair Work Australia and is an advocate and litigant. Catherine is also a nationally accredited mediator.
Catriona Pollard has been named one of the top PR people to follow on Twitter, and is leading speaker and media commentator on PR and social media. Her agency, CP Communications, merges traditional PR methodologies with cutting-edge social media strategies. Catriona blogs at PublicRelationsSydney and SocialMediaSydney and can be followed on Twitter @CatrionaPollard and @CPCPR.
Chris Golis is a graduate of Cambridge and the London Business School. After successful careers in IT and venture capital where he was director of some 30 private and public companies, he is pursuing a third career as professional speaker and workshop leader on practical emotional intelligence. The author of three books, Chris is the president of the Cambridge Society of NSW and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney. Visit his website at: www.emotionalintelligencecourse.com
Dr Colin Benjamin is an entrepreneurship and strategic thinking consultant at Marshall Place Associates, which offers a range of strategic thinking tools that open up a universe of new possibilities for individuals and organisations committed to applying the processes of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Colin is also a member of the global Association of Professional Futurists.
Dale Gillham is the director and founder of Wealth Within, an Australian-based company specialising in sharemarket education and independent investment advice. Dale is the author of the book How to Beat the Managed Funds by 20% and Australia's first and only accredited Diploma of Share Trading and Investment. For information visit www.wealthwithin.com.au
Darryl Bubner, CEO of Disciplined Innovation, is a specialist in innovation strategy, marketing and business leadership and a certified quality systems auditor. He worked for a decade in the public service before commercialising web-based innovation management tools with more than 1000 companies in Europe. His alter-egos, Megan (the critic) and Potter (the optimist), are regular contributors to his blogs, which direct corporate attention to the keys to strategic innovation.
David James has been a business journalist for 25 years. He was editor of Management Today and is the author of Managing for the Twenty First Century and The Business Devil's Dictionary. He has a PhD in English Literature from Monash University.
Gabrielle Dolan is a global thought leader in business storytelling and an expert in making good presenters inspiring. For more information or workshop details go to www.onethousandandone.com.au
Gwyn Teatro is the author of internationally acclaimed leadership blog "You're not the boss of me". She is a certified professional coach with a Masters of Science degree in management. With career experience spanning financial services and HR, Gwyn has coached senior business leaders and groups on leadership, organisational effectiveness and strategic business planning.
Jonathan Byrnes is a senior lecturer at MIT, and author of Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink (Portfolio, 2010). He is an acknowledged authority on profit generation and profitability management. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University.
Justine Humphry is a lecturer in digital cultures at the School of Letters, Art, and Media at University of Sydney. Justine recently completed her PhD research on "nesting" among professional knowledge workers.
Kath Walters is the editor of LeadingCompany and an award-winning journalist of 15 years' experience. Kath was previously a senior writer and editor at BRW magazine covering management, strategy, finance, entrepreneurship and venture capital across all industry sectors. In 2006, Kath won the Citibank Award for Excellence in Journalism (General Business). Follow her on Twitter @KathWalters
Kelly Magowan specialises in human resource management, recruitment and career coaching. She worked with Ernst & Young and General Electric before co-founding The Clarity Group in 2003, and later developed Six Figures – a site offering $100,000+ job opportunities. The site closed in early 2012 and Kelly continues to consult in human resources and recruitment, while running a successful career management practice for professionals and executives.
Dr Ken Hudson is the inventor of Speed Thinking and Blitz – its practical application for groups and teams. Dr Hudson was a former marketing director at American Express, has published three books in eight countries and has a PhD in organisational creativity.
Leon Gettler is a contributing editor at LeadingCompany. You can follow him on Twitter@leongettler
Louis Coutts is a management consultant was recently a visiting Fellow at Thunderbird Global School of Management in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also the author of The Six-Hour MBA.
Mark Bouris is best known as the founder and chairman of Wizard Home Loans. He is now the chairman of wealth management company Yellow Brick Road.
Michael Robinson is a director of Guerdon Associates. He has consulted on board and executive remuneration matters to companies in Australia, the UK, the USA and Asia for more than 20 years. Guerdon Associates is Australia's leading independent board adviser on remuneration, with offices in Melbourne and Sydney.
Philip Harris is a lecturer in marketing at University of Melbourne.
Roger La Salle is the creator of the Matrix Thinking™ technique and is widely sought after as an international speaker on innovation, opportunity and business development. Matrix Thinking is now used in more than 26 countries and licensed to Deloitte, one of the world’s largest consulting firms.
Roger Searle runs the Leading for Strategic Success Program at Mt Eliza Executive Education. The program will run in May, August, September and October.
Tim Riches is the Australian MD of The Leading Edge, a research, analytics and strategy consultancy. He’s an expert in branding and has worked with leading companies across a wide range of sectors, here and in the Asian region.
Trevor Young, aka blogger The PR Warrior, is a battle-hardened marketing communications consultant, speaker and trainer specialising in content marketing and social media. He helps companies and organisations of all sizes to more effectively navigate today's hyper-networked marketplace and deepen the connection they have with the people who matter most to the success of their business, cause or issue. Trevor blogs at prwarrior.com and can be followed on Twitter @trevoryoung.
Yamini Naidu is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the co-founder of One Thousand & One, an organisational storytelling business and the online service Success Through Stories. In her previous life she was a senior corporate leader, lecturer and economist. She kick-started this year with a holiday in Kerala, India, with her three best friends, from which she is still recovering but it has provided her with plenty of stories to tell!