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Workplace Wellness Festival 2020

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Vinita Godinho

CEO, Financial Resilience Australia

Faye Shone

Activity Coordinator and Wellbeing and Resilience Trainer, Adelaide Women's Prison

Scott Willis

Activities Coordinator, Adelaide Women's Prison

Emma Walsh

CEO, Parents At Work

Belinda Whittle

Chief Scientific Officer / General Manager, MyHealthTest

Evan Sutter

Co-Founder @ Hapzly | Author | Creator of The Awake Series Well-Being Courses

Megan Bardsley

Emotional Wellbeing Manager, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Alan Boyd

APAC Regional Manager, Ergotron

Rasmus Hougaard

Founder & Managing Director, Potential Project International

Melissa Marsden

Founder + Director, COMUNiTI

Jon Baker

Group Head of Safety and Business Continuity, Coca Cola Amatil

Scott Hazard

Global Head of Real Estate and Workplace Experience, Atlassian

Diane Edwards

GM People & Processes, Ports of Auckland

Nicola Gates

Director and Clinical Neuropsychologist, Brain and Mind Psychology

Nick Smith

Nutritionist, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Ian Simpson

Head Health Safety & Wellbeing, ABC

Gerard Beven

Head of Customer Care, Assure Programs

Ryan McGrory

Head of Employee Experience and Internal Communication, Youi

Inga Vilkins

Head of Health and Wellbeing, Bupa

Ryan Burke

Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Kate Connors

Head of Wellbeing, PwC

Ali Skrzypiec

Head Wellbeing, Safety & Environment, oOh! Media

Moira Junge

Health Psychologist and Board member, Sleep Health Foundation

Sian Stephens

Human Resources Business Partner, Enhanced Group

Kaushik Ram

Neuroscientist, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney

Valerie Mack

Principal, Buchan

Genevieve Healy

Principal Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

Domino Risch

Principal, Hassell

Amanda Reid

National HSE Manager, Mirvac

Brock Bastian

Professor at The University of Melbourne and Partner at Ethics Applied

Monique Newberry

Operations and Project Lead, SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre

Marissa Carey

Senior Project Coordinator, SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre

Annelie Xenofontos

Senior Workplace Strategist, Axiom Workplaces

Sue Langley

Founder and CEO, Langley Group

Erika Takahashi

Vice President, People & Capabilities - Australasia, Mastercard

Jack Noonan

Vice President (ANZ), International WELL Building Institute

Jamie Thomas

Wayapa Wuurrk Co-Founder & Director, Storyteller, Speaker & Author

Diana Black

Wellbeing Health & Safety Specialist, Bupa

Kristen Hartnett

Moneycare Regional Manager, The Salvation Army (Moneycare)

Brad Parker

CEO, MATES in Construction

Katrina Walton

Founder, Wellness Designs

Renee Sturtevant

Leading HR expert, Retail Sector

Martin Cowie

Chief People Officer, OMD

Dinesh Palipana

Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University

Bernard Desmidt

Author Inside-Out Leadership and accomplished executive leadership coach

David Dunstan

Head Physical Activity Lab, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Peter Pollnitz

Work Heath, Safety & Injury Management, SA Health

Sally Phillips

General Manager - Health Services, TAL

Suzy Green

Clinical and Coaching Psychologist (MAPS) and Founder, The Positivity Institute

Carli Phillips

Employee Wellbeing Lead Australia & New Zealand, Johnson & Johnson

Ainhoa Emaldi Azcue

Culture & Learning Specialist, Canva

Felice Jacka

Director, Food & Mood Centre, Deakin University

Ash Rosshandler

CEO, Good Company

Lauren Trethowan

Head of Organisational Development, MYOB

Ian Westmoreland

Founder and Chairman, Mentoring Men

Jeremy Moore

Assistant Commissioner - Workforce Strategy and Change, Australian Taxation Office

Ebony Alexander

Safety & Wellbeing Manager, Reece Group

Bradley Krauskopf

Founder & CEO, Hub Australia

Devora Lieberman

Clinical Director

Fiona Andrew

National Health & Wellbeing Manager, Australia Post

Katherine Newton


Thea O'Connor

Senior Workplace Wellbeing Advisor, Journalist and Coach

Gino Carrafa

Managing Director and Consultant Psychologist, D'Accord OAS

Catherine McNair

Head of Diversity & Inclusion, QBE

Christhina CANDIDO

Associate Professor in Environmental and Sustainable Design, The University of Melbourne

Katrina Mills

Head of Strategic Partnerships, Wisr

Libby Birch

AFLW Melbourne All Australian, Premiership Player

Mohamed Khalil

General Manager - Financial Wellbeing (Digital, Operations & Technology), Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Paul Gretton-Watson

Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager, Converge International

Troy Morgan

CEO, Willow Health

Verity Bell

Head of Global Staff Events, Atlassian

Linda Hibberd

Executive General Manager - People Experience, PEXA

Addie Wootten

CEO, Smiling Mind

Dr Amy Willinge

Clinical Psychologist and Founder, Agile Mind + Life

Dan Haesler

Director, Cut Through Coaching

duncan young

Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, Lendlease

Katie Hamilton

Experience Manager, COMMUNiTI

Lisa Aitken

Wellbeing Advisor, WorkSafe Victoria

Samantha Payne

Co-Founder & CEO, Pink Elephant

Sonja Braidner

Churchill Fellowship Recipient; Member, AHRI Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel

Tanya Howard

Health, Safety & Wellbeing Business Partner, THE ICONIC

William DeJean

Founder, Unleash Learning

Robert Adams

Professor of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, Adelaide Institute for Sleep, Flinders University

Gordon Cairns

Chairman, Origin Energy and Woolworths Group

Charlotte Lockhart

CEO, 4 Day Week Global

Jack Heath

CEO, Sane

Joel Rethore

Head of Rewards, Performance & Analytics, Healius Limited

Jenny Steadman

Senior Consultant, Potential Project Australia

Gina Boskovski

Safety and Wellbeing Lead, IAG

Gillian Coutts

Author, Non-Executive Director Uniting NSW.ACT and Country Director, Potential Project

Rosalba Rivis

Principal Coordinator Shaping Corrections, SA Department for Correctional Services

Fleur Carter

Leadership Development Leader, Ikea

Susan Henry

Head of People & Culture, The Starlight Children’s Foundation

Lucas Finch

Health and Wellbeing Specialist, Sydney Water

Laura Higgins

Senior Executive Leader, Financial Capability, ASIC

Karen Matthews

Senior Customer Relationship Manager, Benestar Group

Davide Musolino

National Service Delivery Manager Critical Incidents, Benestar Group

Claire McCaffery

HR Talent and Leadership Lead - ANZ, Accenture

Chanel Nesci

Psychological Health & Safety Leader, Bupa

Tim Bigarelli

Commercial Product Manager, Bupa

Patrick Hannebery

Head of Analytics, Insights & Strategy, SiSU Health

Damien Woods

CEO, Benestar Group

Peter Atkinson

Commerical Director, Benestar Group

evy gomo

Psychologist; Clinical Manager, Benestar

Debbie Cairns

Yoga and Meditation teacher, The StillPoint

Nathan Taddeo

Managing Director, Credo Financial Group

Mariam Veiszadeh

Members & Advisory Director, Diversity Council of Australia

Siobhan Banks

Research Professor and Co-Director: Behaviour-Brain-Body Research Group, University of South Australia

Holly Collins

Head of People - ANZ, Bupa

Alison Mirams

Chief Executive Officer, Roberts Pizzarotti

Natalie Paine

Manager Financial Inclusion, ANZ

Katherine Perfect

Head of Industry, Google

Melinda Di Vita

Head of Market Growth, Guild Super

Geoff Millar

CEO, The Recruitment Company

Deb Perich

Director, InsideOut, Perth College

Deborrah Lambourne

CEO, Job Centre Australia Limited

Raewyn Mai

President, National Wellness Institute of Australia

Claire Hall

Life Coach, RTT Therapist & Founder, Authentic Empowerment

Na Liu

Researcher & Lecturer, Business School, The University of Sydney

Fay Calderone

Partner, Hall & Willcox

paul feeney

Founder, Map My Plan

Chantal Brodrick

Marketing & Communication Specialist, Wellness Solutions

Broni Scarce

Business Development Director - ANZ, SkinVision

Alison Gray

Director, Wellthy Pty Ltd

Shelley McDowell

Director Customer Experience Strategy, CBRE

Nicole Breeze

Australian Programs Director, UNICEF

Dipra Ray

CEO, Springday

Sarah Ashley Maingay

Head of Marketing, Springday

Cate Page

Director of People Assist, Converge International

Michele Barry

Principal Consultant, Frontis Consulting

Marianne Hynes

Transformational Leader, Care to Grow and former COO, PwC Indigenous Consulting

Dr Mark Cross

Lead Psychiatrist in the ABC TV series, Changing Minds; author of Anxiety and co-author of Changing Minds

Megan McDaniel

General Manager – Occupational Health, CHM


Founder & CEO, Financy

Kaylene Little

Head of People & Communities, Tassal Group Ltd

Jessica Yun

Finance News Producer, Workplace & Careers Correspondent, Yahoo Finance

Louise Gilbert

Founder, The Intime Collective

Sharon Kolkka Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Wellness Director, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Jenny George

CEO, Converge International

patrick mcgorry

Executive Director - Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health - Uni of Melbourne, Founding Director - Headspace

Ronni Kahn

Founder & CEO, OzHarvest

Shane Fitzsimmons

Commissioner Resilience NSW, Deputy Secretary Emergency Management

Tony de Leede

Founder and CEO, Wellness Solutions

Catherine Birchall

Founder, Money101

Matthew Iasiello

Researcher, SAHMRI

Andrew Barnes

CEO, 4 Day Week Global

Fleur Marks

Founder and Chief Wellbeing Officer, WellYou

Paul Heptonstall

Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager, NRL

Rebecca Jenkins

People Operations Employee Engagement, Airtasker

Libby Davies AM

Experienced CEO, Social Change Activist and Facilitator

Tania Arlington

Workplace Wellness Festival, Event Director

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Wellness Solutions

Innovative products and services that allow companies to present employees a tailored wellbeing solution

Converge International

Australia’s largest provider of Mental Fitness, Employee Assistance Programs, Psychometric Assessments, Consulting and Training.

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is a complete wellness destination to help you rest and re-focus on health.


Financial Wellbeing: online financial education for the optimal employee benefit


Bupa can partner with you to offer your employees health solutions they value now and in the long term. Our corporate wellness solutions and health insurance can be tailored to your company’s needs, helping you achieve a healthier and more productive workforce.


Employee Assistance Program EAP

Langley Group

Transforming organisations through the science of human flourishing.

Axiom Workplaces

Creating thriving workplaces


Benestar translates to ’Wellbeing’ and that is the essence of our promise, helping you and your employees to ’be your best you’


Supporting businesses to create future-ready workplaces to optimise their environments for employee experience and to inspire human potential.


We build digital ecosystems that help organisations like yours, measure and improve the wellbeing of your people.

Assure Programs

Proactive and Innovative Employee Assistance Program Provider

Wellthy Pty Ltd

Workplace Financial Wellness Specialists


Non-disruptive fingerprick workplace health testing


Our Purpose is to Improve the Financial Wellbeing of our Customers and Communities


To move you-physically, emotionally and intellectually.

SiSU Health Group

Our mission is to help every single person become their best self and live better. We provide you with the resources so you can measure, track and improve.


Wisr is a purpose-led company with a genuine commitment to financial wellness, delivering security, profitability and predictability for its partners - whether it’s helping companies creating financial wellness education programs for employees or opening up new revenue opportunities through branded lending products


Workplace Solutions for every way you work

Enhanced Group

Enhanced Group build tailored frameworks to ensure business and financial wellness

Map my plan

Employee Financial Wellbeing - reduce stress in your workplace by providing staff with a financial wellness program. Staff can build their own personalised financial plan with map my plan and take control of their financial future.

City Fertility

Employee fertility support for forward-thinking businesses

Agile Mind + Life

At Agile Mind + Life we believe in providing expert psychology training to maximise mental health and performance. Our Agility program teaches proven, effective and engaging psychological strategies to enhance mental well being, mental health and problem management and prevention, for individuals within organisations and workplaces.


Australia’s #1 technical cleaning service providing sanitisation of office ICT equipment. Reduce absenteeism & be seen as an employer of choice.


SkinVision is innovating skin checks: Empowering individuals to check their skin in the comfort of their own home

Wellbeing and Resilience Centre, SAHMRI

We help organisations measure and build mental health and wellbeing using our evidence-based online measurement tool and training offerings.

Active & Thriving

Join to support the wellbeing of your people, regardless of where they work.

Workplace Wellness Festival

Workplace Wellness Festival is Australia’s largest and most content-rich workplace wellness gathering. Become an Sponsor and Exhibitor for 2021