Keynote Speakers

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Michael BuntingBest Selling Author, Speaker, Leadership Development Specialist, Mindfulness Teacher

Michael Bunting

Best Selling Author, Speaker, Leadership Development Specialist, Mindfulness Teacher

Mike Bennetts

Mike Bennetts

CEO, Z Energy


Heather Kean

Head of HR, Goodman Fielder New Zealand Limited


Dr Craig Hassed

Associate Professor, Monash University 

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MC - Sarah Trotman

Recipient of New Zealand Order of Merit

Speakers & Facilitators


Chris Ruane

Member of Parliament for Vale of Clwyd 


Mark Broadwith

Mark Broadwith

Course Facilitator, Auckland Centre for Educational Leadership  


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Generating a positive 'gym' culture for mental health  



Jase Te Patu

Co-owner, Power Living Yoga Aotearoa & Creator, M3 - Mindfulness for Children (Māori Myth, Movement & Mindfulness)

Grant Rix

Grant Rix

Training and Programmes Director, Mindfulness Education Group

Natasha Rix

Natasha Rix

Strategy and Operations Director, Mindfulness Education Group

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Lotty Roberts

Head of Strategic Change and Transformation Office, BNZ

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Dr Robin Youngson


Paul Bedson

Paul Bedson

Senior Therapist and Facilitator, the Gawler Foundation

Kim Munro

Kim Munro

Director, Empower Studio

Andy Munro

Andy Munro

Director, Empower Studio



Lotta Dann

Community Manager 'Living Sober', Best Selling Author, Speaker and Recovery Advocate

Bill Hubbard UACEL (2)

Bill Hubbard

Aitken Fellow, University of Auckland Centre for Educational Leadership 

Michelle Dalley

Director, Coach, Trainer, Facilitator, Ignite Group

Britta Christiansen

Business Coach, The Ripple Effect

Michelle McCormack
Michelle McCormack

Director, People Focus

Nadav Avny
Nadav Avny

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Auckland District Health Board

Over the two-day conference, you will:

  • hear first-hand practical examples of how mindfulness-based approaches have been successfully applied to unleash creativity, productivity and purpose-driven performance across a range of organisations and industry
  • connect with people who share the desire for a more meaningful and effective kind of leadership
  • learn tools and strategies to create a more engaged and fulfilling workplace culture while taking care of the bottom line
  • explore how you can develop your capacity for self-awareness, compassion and authenticity to be empowered to lead in a way that encourages and inspires those around you.
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