Presenters & Facilitators Based in Australia

Tirian keynote presenters are chosen for their fascinating specialist topics, and all present in Tirian's dynamic interactive style. Choose by topic or by region according to your need.

We have a competent team ready to assist for all levels of facilitation and team building programs in Australia, including: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth, and Hobart.

Darryl Lovegrove Keynote speaker, entrepreneur and award-winning performer, Darryl Lovegrove combines his compelling business-success story with live singing performances to deliver a presentation that inspires, motivates and truly engages the audience. Co-creator of the world-famous corporate entertainment act "The Three Waiters", Darryl took a simple entertainment concept and turned it into a thriving international business that revolutionised event entertainment globally. (Keynote speaker) Base: Australia

Grant Henderson is the manager of Tirian Australia and oversees business development internationally. Grant has developed strong strategic and organizational skills working as an air traffic controller and managing cross cultural teams both in Australia and the Middle East.He has traveled extensively and has developed a warm and open approach to working with people from different cultures and in a range of different industries.

Bruce Alexander (MA Grad Dip AFAIM)
Facilitator and contributor to Tirian programs Bruce Alexander is an internationally recognised creative thinker and practitioner in his own right. He created international advertising campaigns for ABN Amro Bank and Ferrari and is one of only three Australians to compose an advertising jingle used worldwide. Bruce shares with rare authenticity and a wealth of practical experience the secrets to boosting business imagination and corporate creativity. He is described by Macquarie University's Professor Robert Hunt as 'possessing a unique grasp of the often-bewildering subject of human imagination and rare insight into inventiveness". He is one of only three Australians to speak to a live audience of 7,000 at the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table experience in Tokyo where his presentation was rated the highlight of the event. Bruce's journeys into the world of high creativity leave a lasting impact on executives and senior management seeking to utilise more of their own business imagination.
Hear Bruce Alexander talk about "Being Original" Audio (mp3 3 mins/900KB ) Based: Sydney Australia

Tim Paul has a Masters in Leadership and Management from Curtain University Graduate School of Business, focusing on continuing education in leadership, organisational change and personal effectiveness Tim has more than 15 years experience in: Strategy, Change Management, Business Improvement, Business Development, Information Technology, Project Management and Training Design and Delivery. Through this work Tim has dealt with a range of clients in the areas of: Banking, Finance, Insurance, Manufacturing, and Government.  This work has led to him developing business critical solutions, and through this work he has engaged with a broad cross section of the customers’ workforce from process worker to CEO, negotiating outcomes, coaching, training, and facilitating change. Tim has an easy and approachable personality and strong people skills with the capacity to develop rapport through active listening and questioning. Tim is sensitive to the barriers that can inhibit individual commitments to teams and to the diversity of cultural and cross-functional influences in projects as well as the capacity to facilitate and coach buy-in in these situations.

Rod Power (BEc). Work with Rod, and you are sure to improve your communication (on both a one-to-one and one-to-many basis) and motivation, applicable to presenting, selling, negotiating, leading and managing. His workshops are wonderfully interactive, effective and fun. The unusual combination of Rod's business and acting experience makes him a highly dynamic, entertaining and enlightening presenter, course facilitator and coach who approaches business from an entirely different perspective. With degrees in Economics, and Performing Arts (Acting), he has worked with some of the biggest names in both the international business and acting worlds.  At a corporate level he has improved the communication and leadership skills of many senior executives.  As an actor he has worked alongside such names as Richard Roxburough, Gary Sweet, Mariel Hemingway and Rachel Blake. Base: Sydney Australia

Tracey Dickson B Com (Accounting and Investments), Grad Dip Ed (Education and Training of Adults), M Ed (Adult Education), M Com in Human Resource Management and is doing a PHd in Corporate Outdoor Adventure Programs. Tracey is a training and organisational development consultant with over 14 years experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of experiential training programs both in Australia and the USA. Tracey is also a full time Lecturer at the University of Wollongong Faculty of Commerce in Human resource development and Management. Tracey is a sought after speaker at national and international conferences on issues related to improving the effectiveness of training programs. Base: Sydney Australia

Liz Yeo (B Soc Sc MEd (Adult Ed)) has been a professional facilitator for the past 15 years. She has been involved in extensive facilitation and training for trainers, working with groups and setting up training programs for many organisations including the Australian AIDS Council and many overseas aid agencies. She has worked with all levels of management, and has strong focus on life skills. Through her experiences, Liz has gained valuable insight into many different people from many different walks of life. Base: Sydney Australia

Matthew Leigh-Jones (BA Llb LLM),
Matt, formerly a lawyer with Clayton Utz Solicitors, is currently practicing as a legal consultant whilst completing a Masters of Law in Information Technology. Along with group facilitation he will bring substantial problem solving skills coupled with an acute awareness of both corporate needs and the Asian culture. Matthew is also a high achiever in a number of sporting activities. (Speaks Indonesian)  Base: Sydney Australia

Paul Brown a highly sought after international keynote speaker and renowned authority on health and fitness, Paul combines contagious energy, researched facts and amusing anecdotes to deliver a dynamic message of great relevance to the entire business community. Four times Australian Aerobics Champion and a former Health Club owner, his Australian based consultancy, Paul Brown Global Fitness, now works with over 30 health and fitness businesses around the world. Having taught about health and fitness for the past 9 years, Paul has featured in and opened some of the world's largest industry conventions in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and India, ranking as one of IHRSA's (International Health, Racquet and Sports Club's Association) top speakers. * (keynote speaker)   Base: Sydney Australia

Coaching: Natalie Morton BSW is a trained relationship therapist who has worked for 17 years with individuals, couples and families. She has assisted people with a range of concerns, which include depression, loss of confidence, relationship breakdown, communication difficulties, and assault. In recent years, Natalie has been working with individuals, from all levels of corporate management, assisting with personal and professional coaching. She has experience with and an understanding of the business cultures within Human Resources, Information Technology, Sales, Marketing, Banking and Accountancy. Natalie is an experienced educator who teaches counselling, people skills, team building and conflict resolution. Base: Sydney Australia

A special (comedy) treat

Darren McCubbin and Paul Anthony Hogan

The faces of energetic "Improvising", Paul Anthony Hogan and Darren McCubbin, are popping up all over the Comedy circuit and regularly seen on television. Paul has starred on Neighbours and hosted Melbourne’s New years Eve concert several times for over 3000 people. Darren started a PhD in pure Maths, but was lured away by the lights of the stage, and then continued studies in Communication. Darren is officially the loudest person in Australia, and is the 3rd loudest in the world. Fast and funny, you can expected the unexpected as Paul and Darren weave the laughs through any program. They have been actively involved in the entertainment industry as actors, performers, writers, producers, directors and drama teachers, and now bring their skills to business theatre. More on Whodunit team building >

Associate consultant psychologist in EQ development and profiling

Dr Martyn Newman

Dr Martyn Newman has developed an international reputation as an expert in unlocking the power of emotional intelligence for business success. As a corporate psychologist he has worked with a variety of companies in building their emotional capital. He is a founding Director of Byzedium, a leadership and management development company that focuses on releasing the power of people to create more successful businesses by bringing the power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to the workplace. Martyn holds several post-graduate degrees in psychology, philosophy and religion, and ethics and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Counselling Psychologists, the Australian College of Clinical Psychologists, the British Psychological Society, and the Society for Personality Assessment. (Keynote speaker).

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