An industry-leading, diverse team of facilitators committed to ongoing learning, looking ahead, and sharing powerful tactics that work.
A former television news reporter and Washington D.C. correspondent, Andrea covered major news events for Al Jazeera English, the Pentagon Channel and the Seven Network before working on humanitarian aid programs to re-build Iraq, Afghanistan and Georgia. Andrea then lead the communication campaign for the Save Darfur advocacy movement. Andrea is the author of the newly released book: 'Future Fit: How to Stay Relevant and Competitive in the Future of Work' published by Major Street. The Sydney based writer also delivers keynote speeches about 'the competitive advantage in the future of work' and 'the business of building trust'.
Alicia was the Founder and Managing Director of edutech and workplace strategy company The SC Group, that in 2017, merged with Incorp Advisory.
Through the merger with Incorp, Alicia became the youngest and first female Director across a global portfolio.
As part of a specialised group of consultant Directors, she and her team introduce methodologies and engagement strategies, utilising behavioural psychometrics to build strong Workplace Culture to measure business success.
Alicia was the 2015 Telstra Victorian Young Businesswoman of the Year for her company and a 2014 Australian Institute of Management 30 under 30 National Winner.
She is a popular professional speaker on the issues of Integrative Generational and Culture Dynamics in workplaces, sharing the learnings from her team on the coalface of rapid organisational change.
Sally is a highly commercial Human Resources specialist who understands that businesses get the best results when the right people are in place. Sally has 20 years experience developing & delivering leadership programs for high potential talent across major financial services groups in the US, Asia & UK, including the Barclays and RBS top 100 leaders. Sally is accredited in delivering the Hogan Assessment Tool, Daniel Goldman's Emotional Intelligence 360 Assessment and Human Synergistics Leadership Styles & Inventory.
Helen McCabe is the Founder and Managing Director of Future Women. A multi-media club for professional women to connect, learn and lead. She is one of the most widely respected and experienced media executives in Australia working across all platforms. Prior to Future Women she launched the Honey lifestyle network for Nine and headed Nine.com.au. She is best known for editing The Australian Women’s Weekly. Under her leadership the magazine became one of the most talked-about and influential media brands in the country. Helen joined The Weekly after 15 years in newspapers including a stint as Deputy Editor of The Sunday Telegraph, Night Editor of The Australian and she held key editorial roles on The Daily Telegraph. She was also News Limited’s correspondent in London. She has presented on Sky News and has been a regular TV & radio commentator. Helen grew up in country South Australia and began her career in Adelaide radio and television before moving to Canberra to join the Press Gallery.
Bernard Salt is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading social commentators by business, the media and the broader community.
Bernard heads The Demographics Group which provides specialist advice on demographic, consumer and social trends for business. Prior to that Bernard founded KPMG Demographics.
He writes two weekly columns for The Australian newspaper and is an adjunct professor at Curtin University Business School. Bernard also holds a Master of Arts degree from Monash University.
He is perhaps best known to the wider community for his penchant for identifying and tagging new tribes and social behaviours such as the ‘Seachange Shift’, the ‘Man Drought’, ‘PUMCINS’ (pronounced pumkins) and the ‘Goats Cheese Curtain’. He was also responsible for popularising smashed avocados globally.
Bernard has popularised demographics through his books, columns and media appearances. His body of work is summarised in six popular best-selling books. Bernard appears regularly on radio and television programs and recently hosted a business television program "The Next Five Years" on SkyNews Business Channel 602.
He was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2017 Australia Day honours.
Jen is a master communicator and storyteller who brings raw talent and genuine passion to these workshops. A widely respected journalist/TV presenter, Jen has been carving out a career in the media for the past 20 years working as a newsreader, reporter, presenter, and documentary filmmaker. Jen is currently producing the 10th series of her travel show 'Places We Go' which airs on Network Ten across Australia and various networks globally, broadcast to an audience of 300 million.
With a passion for story-telling, creative collaborations and success, Belinda is an experienced communication and brand marketing professional who loves working with clients on their journey from 'business to brand’. After a seven-year tenure heading up global marketing-comms for Australia's 2XU, Belinda founded Brand Amplified and now consults for clients spanning start-ups to big business including PwC Australia. Her career has included internal and external marketing communications.