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New Year, New Talent

Emma Carson
23 Jan 2024

Cheers to an exciting new year! 🎉 With the start of a new year, it's the perfect time to shake things up and bring fresh ideas and perspectives to your events.

At Saxton Speakers, we are dedicated to providing you with access to the best speakers who will captivate, educate and inspire your audience. Our carefully curated roster of speakers covers a wide range of topics, from leadership and innovation to health and wellbeing, ensuring that there is someone for every event and audience.

Looking for someone new with an inspiring story? We have an incredible lineup of motivational speakers who have overcome adversity and achieved great success. Wanting to spark creativity and out-of-the-box thinking? Our innovation experts can share their insights on bringing new ideas to life. Needing practical tips for boosting workplace productivity? Our leadership and productivity speakers can provide valuable strategies.

But it's not just about the topics, it's also about finding the right speaker for your specific event. Our team at Saxton Speakers are experts in matching the perfect speaker to your audience and event objectives. We take into consideration factors such as industry, audience demographics, budget and desired outcomes to ensure a seamless fit.

Our experienced team can assist with all technical aspects to ensure a smooth and engaging experience for your attendees.

🚀Explore our stellar lineup and kickstart your 2024.

Are you ready to make your next event unforgettable? Check out the list below of new talent we have added to the Saxton roster.💡

Dr Zac Seidler

Dr Zac Seidler is a Clinical Psychologist, the Global Director of Men's Health Research at Movember and a Senior Research Fellow with Orygen at The University of Melbourne.

Dr. Seidler has devoted several years to the goal of reducing the staggering male suicide rate, treating and researching men’s mental health with over 100 peer-reviewed articles published.

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Renee Wootton

Renee Wootton is a proud Tharawal woman and an enthusiastic Aerospace Engineer and Commercial Pilot who has delivered and led Australian aviation projects for the past nine years.

Renee holds a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Hons) and a graduate Diploma in Flying and is a proud advocate for gender diversity in STEM, participating in the Superstars of STEM program to improve female representation in the field.

Learn more about Renee>

Hugo Toovey

Yes, you can face multiple life-threatening diseases and still share your story with grace and humour in order to help others. Hugo Toovey is a 31-year-old Army Major, Founder of 25 STAY ALIVE, a two-time Cancer Survivor and a Mental Health Advocate.

If you didn’t know Hugo, you would assume that he was your typical everyday young Australian. And yes, from the outside, he appears to be exactly that. However, the last 10 years of his life has been everything BUT normal.

Learn more about Hugo>

Nik & Harry Robinson

Nik and Harry Robinson are co-founders of Good Citizens Eyewear.

Nik Robinson (the taller one) has had many careers; radio broadcaster (Triple M), creative director, doughnut maker and lecturer.

He is passionate about using his creative skills to solve problems and make a positive difference, so in 2018, he set up Good Citizens with his young kids and wife to take on the world’s plastic issue.

Nik & Harry Robinson>

Mark Lollback

Mark Lollback is one of Australia’s most successful international marketing professionals with more than 30 years of global blue-chip experience. Mark’s passion is turnarounds and startups. He is a strategic maverick who believes in being brave and pushing the boundaries in creatively solving problems and at the same time being very people-focused.

Mark’s last role was CEO of GroupM Australia & New Zealand for 5 years, Australia’s largest media group with more than $3bn in billings.

Prior to joining GroupM he was the first Chief Marketing Officer for McDonald’s Australia & New Zealand, where he spearheaded a transformation and turnaround program that included the ‘Create Your Taste’ customisable burger menu and McCafe through drive-thru.

Learn more about Mark>

Ruhee Meghani

Ruhee Meghani (she/her) is a highly sought-after facilitator and public speaker with over 11 years of awe-inspiring experience.

She is the founder of Allied Collective, Australia's first inclusive facilitation and wellbeing agency guiding leaders and organizations toward achieving their goals with top-notch training and workshops. Her curiosity and straightforward approach make her a powerful voice in discussions about inclusion, equity, and well-being to amplify diverse perspectives, voices, and ideas through cultural intelligence.

Learn more about Ruhee>

Sally Douglas & Imogen Carn

Sally Douglas and Imogen Carn are world-leading grief educators, authors and co-hosts of the top grief podcast, Good Mourning. Their specialty is taking a difficult topic - like grief - and making it accessible and engaging. Inspired by their personal experiences with the deaths of their mothers, they are on a mission to help others cope with the change that comes with life's big challenges.

Their debut book, Good Mourning: Honest Conversations About Grief and Loss, is for anyone looking to understand how to cope with uncomfortable emotions, physical challenges, relationships, burnout and loneliness.

Learn more about Sally & Imogen>

Harrison James

Harrison James is a survivor, award-winning activist, and Co-Founder of the 'Your Reference Ain't Relevant' campaign.

After being sexually abused by his stepmother from the ages of 13 to 16, Harrison has become driven by his personal experiences and is dedicated to reforming Australia's legal system for survivors. For years he carried the weight of this secret in silence but now, at 23 years old, his tireless activism fuels legislative reform and spotlights survivor-led initiatives, showcasing resilience and determination in pursuit of justice and healing.

His extraordinary journey has been a beacon of hope for countless individuals and his unwavering commitment inspires a safer world for all.

Learn more about Harrison>

Elle Steele

Elle Steele is a woman of unparalleled achievements, seamlessly blending the worlds of Paralympic glory, lingerie modelling, entrepreneurship, and psychic energy healing. Her diverse resume mirrors a life shaped by a congenital disability called Arthrogryposis and Amniotic band syndrome, leading to over 30 surgeries and the need to relearn walking five times.

Born with an indomitable spirit, Elle's father, upon learning of her condition, was told by a doctor that she would not only walk but dance. This optimism became the foundation of Elle's mindset - focusing on her capabilities rather than limitations. Throughout her life, this positivity has been a guiding force.

Learn more about Elle>

If you'd like the opportunity to have someone who can provide fresh insights and inspiration at your next event, contact our expert team on 1300 799 823 or enquire here.

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