Peak Your Passion is a Sydney keynote speaker and networking event aimed at professionals who are looking to take the next step in their career or seeking motivation in their current one. Peak Your Passion will feature diverse and inspiring successful business leaders including Alex Malley (Author of best-selling book, Naked CEO and CEO of CPA Australia), Daniel Davis(Chairman of the CEO Institute, CEO of Gallop Business Solutions, Founder and CEO of EOS Solutions), Sherilyn Hanson(CEO of Big Brother Big Sister Australia), Tom Griffith (Co-founder of Emma & Tom Foods) and Olivia Ellice-Flint (Founder of The Grassy Bowl).
The event will provide tangible takeaway knowledge and practical steps to young professionals seeking to find their edge, no matter what career path they are taking.
Each speaker will speak about specific topics and will then participate in an interactive Q&A panel where attendees will be able to ask questions in an informal setting. The event will conclude with the opportunity to network over drinks and canapés.
ALEX MALLEY - FCPA, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CPA AUSTRALIA
Alex Malley is the Chief Executive of CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with 19 offices globally and more than 160,000 members worldwide. In addition, he is the host of the Nine Network Australia series In Conversation with Alex Malley, author of the best-selling book The Naked CEO and provides career mentoring to young people via thenakedceo.com. From suspended schoolboy to disruptive CEO, Alex Malley does what he believes in.
DANIEL DAVIS - FOUNDER AND CEO EOS AUSTRALIA AND CEO OF GALLOP SOLUTIONS GROUP
Daniel Davis is the award-winning CEO of Gallop Solutions Group and EOS Australia. He enjoyed the rewards that business success can bring, relishing in multiple fruitful ventures across several industries; at 26 years old he had four businesses with multi-million dollar revenues. Unfortunately, Daniel made one critical error in business which cost him dearly both financially and personally, and set him on a path looking for answers.
Daniel’s passion for business became something of an obsession, starting his journey on the search for search for the best tools for business management and improvement, around the world. Sharing his new-found knowledge with fellow business leaders became a purpose-fuelled enterprise; Daniel now spends his time helping entrepreneurial leadership teams to clarify, simplify and achieve their vision through EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System.
SHERILYN HANSON -CEO BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS AUSTRALIA LTD
Sherilyn has had a 20-year career in the Not for Profit sector. Senior leadership roles in the areas of Youth Mentoring, Youth Justice, Employment and Training programs, Volunteer Engagement; Social Enterprise and Community Housing.
She is a Community leader with a record of leading, developing innovative new projects and delivering proven community impact. Before developing the Million $ Challenge Initiative, she developed a successful social enterprise employing young ex-offenders and ran her own business enterprise for 10 years.
TOM GRIFFITH - CO-FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, DIRECTOR EMMA & TOM FOODS
Tom Griffith has been friends with his business partner Emma Welsh for more than 30 years. After successful careers in both Melbourne and London, the two used their accumulated savings in 2004 to fulfil an all-encompassing desire to bring Australians super premium whole fruit smoothies. As a result, Emma & Tom's was born and in the 12 years since its launch has grown to sell a range of fantastic tasting, all natural, minimally-processed whole fruit juices, quenchers, sparkling juices, iced teas and snack bars through more than 3,500 premium independent cafes and delis as well as to the major grocery retailers.
OLIVIA ELLICE-FLINT - FOUNDER OF THE GRASSY BOWL
Olivia Ellice-Flint is the Founder of Grassy Bowl, a 1972 kombi van custom restored into a mobile food and elixir bar. With a pop top roof, drop down bar bench and Kergerator, the van also serves healthy drinks as an alternative to alcohol. Having been operating for a year now, she has given life to Byron Bay's beach-goers as well as nearby events and festivals with her organic food and cocktail bar. By buddying up with local farmers and businesses, not only has she spread awareness of our native foods but also supported the local community within Byron Bay. Olivia is also the asisstant charity connector at Benojo where she helps find new leads for the platform and maintaining the relationships within existing clients.
JUM LAMONT (FOUNDER OF JUMP START COMMUNICATIONS AND DIRECTOR AT FUSION GRADUATE CONSULTANCY)
Melbourne based Jum Lamont spent a significant number of years working as a television reporter and presenter in both Australia and the UK. Jum gained invaluable experience at the Seven Network, Win Television, BT Sports and Sky News prior to establishing his own authentic communications business, Jump Start Communications.
Jum is also Graduate Development Manager at Fusion Graduate Consultancy. Fusion is a leader in all aspects of graduate recruitment and development.