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  • Kristyn Haywood

    Kristyn Haywood is the Founding Director of People for Success. Kristyn is passionate about helping organisations unlock the natural talents of their entire organisaton by re-shaping their cultures and developing 21st-century leadership capability. Check-out People for Success’ Authentic Leadership Program, Team alignment workshops, and cultural transformation journeys.
    Kristyn also offers speaking engagements a variety of leadership topics.

  • Sam Shead

    “Sam is a British journalist. He has an undergraduate degree in physical geography with science communication, and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism. Sam regularly writes news and features about the technology industry, as well as in-depth investigations. Sam’s articles have been published by The Financial Times, Forbes, Wired, and others.”

  • Marie Barbieri

    Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer. She has been exploring the world for more than 25 years, and left her native England ten years ago for the otherworldly landscapes of Australia. She adores nature, wildlife, conservation, dancing, yoga – and chocolate!

  • Sally Macmillan

    Sally is the Sun-Herald’s Cruise Director and a regular contributor to travel magazines and websites.

  • Helen Hawke

    Helen Hawkes

    Helen Hawkes is one of Australia’s foremost lifestyle journalists, having been published through newspapers, magazines and digital sites in Australia and the United Kingdom.

  • Daniel Davis

    Daniel Davis

    Daniel Davis is CEO of business coaching organisation EOS Australia. He has a 20+ year history of building companies, and his obsession is helping entrepreneurial organisations to clarify, simplify and achieve their vision. He is the current chairman of The CEO Institute.

  • Kathy Skantzos

    Kathy Skantzos

    With roots in Perth where she grew up and studied journalism, Kathy has a decade of experience in the industry. She left the west coast to live and work in Europe and the UK, returning to Australia to move to Sydney as a freelancer and is now the Assistant Editor of The CEO Magazine.

  • Ashton Kobler

    Ashton Kobler

    Ashton is a Canadian journalist based in Sydney. She holds an MA International Journalism and worked as a freelance journalist in Paris before joining The CEO Magazine. She writes news and feature stories covering the diverse business environments across the globe for the magazine’s print and online editions.

  • Paul Smith

    Paul Smith is joint Managing Director at Citrus Group, a leading recruitment firm specialising in sourcing exceptional talent for contact centres.