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Three Speakers with Powerful Stories

by Maddie Donnelly
Motivational Speakers with Powerful Stories

Are you looking for a speaker with exciting first-hand experience and an engaging narrative for your event? These Australian speakers offer a great range of experience as well as excellent story-telling skills on geopolitics, resilience and leadership.

David Irvine: Geopolitics Expert

  • Former Australian Ambassador to China—has extensive knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region
  • Diplomat with over 12 years of domestic and foreign affairs experience
  • Discusses national security issues including counter-terrorism and espionage

Derrick McManus: Former Police Sniper and Expert on Peak Performance

  • Was shot in the line of duty and managed to remain conscious as he waited three hours for a rescue team. A truly remarkable story as he had been shot 14 times.
  • Shares insight on managing risk and preparing physically, mentally, and emotionally to take command of situations that seem uncontrollable
  • Uses emotional anecdotes to instill the need to balance “planning for tomorrow while living for today”

Lisa McInnes-Smith: Transformational Coach and Leadership Expert

  • Background in sports psychology and peak performance
  • Discusses reframing narratives, setting achievable goals, and solving problems
  • Delivers a speech that is both dynamic and engaging.

Each has charisma and a fantastic delivery. If you’d like more information on David, Derrick, or Lisa, please fill out the form below.

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