Past on the Podium Speakers

  Past on the Podium Speakers

May 30th

2017 Fran Hughes

Womens Money Forum


Fran Hughes

Fran Hughes Womens Money Forum, Financial Planning Association of Australia

  • Speaker
  • Business Woman
  • Award winning Financial Planner
  • Mother
  • Wife
  • Daughter
  • Friend

March 28th 2017

Paul Anonelli

Resicent Prooerty Inspections


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Finding a niche and owning the space 

Paul Antonelli is the Founder and CEO of Resicert Property Inspections,

One of Australia's leading inspection companies. Beginning his career in engineering, Paul has worked in various areas of business throughout his career before founding Resicert in 2009.

Since it began with Paul being the only inspector, Resicert has expanded nationally, now operates across 5 states and as a business has completed more than 30,000 inspections.

Paul saw a gap in what people wanted to know and what information was easily available regarding property.

October 25th 2016

Andy Lamb

Atomic Sky


Andy Lamb

Andy Lamb

How to apply startup thinking to your business. 

Andy Lamb is the CEO and Founder of Atomic Sky –  an investor-led startup studio supporting entrepreneurs and early stage startup founders take their innovative products to the next level.  Andy also owns co-working space and Innovation Studios which is focused on reselling Ideation software.  Passionate about innovation and lean methodologies, Andy is heavily involved in the Perth and Australian startup and Corporate innovation scenes.

March 29th 2016

Rob Swan

CCI Coaching


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Rob Swan

How to improve margin in difficult times. 

Rob has a passion and commitment for helping small businesses succeed and grow. Rob provides business advisory and coaching services through the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Western Australia, providing a platform to connect and assist WA businesses thrive and grow.

With over 30 years of experience, Rob has gained invaluable skills in effectively working with small to medium size businesses to identify and remove the road blocks to success. Throughout this journey it became clear that most small business owners face similar challenges and whilst some were unique to certain industry groups, all are solvable by the implementation of proven strategies. To deliver these solutions Rob has found it beneficial to partner with owners over a reasonable period, so they can acquire the skills necessary to optimise their business and achieve better outcomes.

October 6th 2015

Mark Stothard

Echo Yachts

True North


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Mark Stothard

The Basics of Business and Relationship Development. 

Mark is an aircraft engineer by trade and  lives by example the motto that “it aint a rehearsal”.
Mark Founded Image Boat Builders with a partner in 1985 sold to Austral Ships in 1998 as the third largest aluminium shipbuilder in Australia.

Mark Founded Skydive Express in York    

Mark is Part owner of North Star Cruises, Operators of True North. the most successfull cruise operators in Australia.

Mark is currently Managing Director of Echo Yachts.

June 16 2015

Lucidity Business Consultants

Marketing on the Podium


Cameron Rogers

Cameron Rogers

How to Market in Challenging Times 

Cameron is the most dynamic Business Consultant in Western Australia. He has a passion for helping business owners to grow and succeed and gets no bigger thrill than when his clients ring to tell him they just reached another goal. 

His passion for business is evident in his achievements and awards.

 This includes being the Business Consultant of the 2011 Telstra Small Business Of The Year Award Winner, APTS – Australian Pressure Testing Services.

March 17th 2015

Beaver Tree Services

Sussess on the Podium



Paul Harrison

From Bricks to Bucks

How a Bricky's labourer took a struggling tree lopping business from 5 staff $680k turn over to $9.5m in 14 years

And then
Half the Staff and double the prots
Paul changed the work ethic and culture to a motivated
staff producing a massive 200% increase in profit
and lower costs by increasing efficiency and reducing
repairs and waste by 50%..