Speakers

FIRST SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Layne Beachley AO, world champion surfer, Co-Founder, Awake Academy

Professor Paula Brough, Director, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith University

Wesa Chau, Co-Founder of Resilience Against RacismCEO, Cultural Intelligence

Emma Howard, National Mental Health Manager, Clayton Utz

Dr Kate Daley, Psychology Lead, Unmind

Lucas Finch, Global Head of Wellbeing, Xero

Vesna Garnett, Chief People & Culture Officer, The Iconic

Yemi Penn, Engineer, entrepreneur and mindset transformation leaderYemi Penn

Dr Mark Deady, UNSW Senior Research Fellow, Black Dog Institute

Effie Fox, Executive Director People and Culture, Lifeline

Kate MunningsGroup CEOVirtus Health Limited 

Professor Lucy Taksa, Co-Director Centre for Workplace Futures, Macquarie Business School

Elle Roseby, Managing Director, Country Road

Dale Cleaver, Chief Executive Officer, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Carli Philips, Wellbeing Keynote Speaker, Corporate Wellbeing Hub

Laurie Aznavoorian, Leader, Strategy and Research, Bates Smart 

John Bale, Managing Director and Founder, Fortem Australia

Fiona Andrew, National Health and Wellbeing Manager, Australia Post

Rick Willmott, Chief Operating Officer, Charles Sturt University

Jessica Yun, Business Reporter, Sydney Morning Herald/The Age

Kristin Hay, Partner, Head of People and Culture, Knight Frank Australia

Hamish Hay, Chief People Officer, Australia Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Bettina Sammut, Director People Culture and Safety, Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Annabel Khoo, Workplace & Change Strategist, Meta5 Group

Dr Suzy Green, Founder, The Positivity Institute

Lindy Visagie, HR Director, Selleys and Dulux Group International

Jo Hetherington, Head of Financial Health, TAL Australia

Ricky Pena, Chief People Officer, Engineers Australia

Ryan McGrory, Head of Employee Experience & Internal Communications, Youi

Professor Denise Jepsen, organisational psychologist, academic and researcher, Macquarie University Business School

Dr Peter Simpson, Global Head, Safety & Security, Standard Chartered Bank

Mark Graham, Chief People Officer, RGF Staffing

Fiona Murphy, General Manager People and Culture, mycar