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Michelle Bowden female keynote speaker wowing the crowd

Here are some Michelle Bowden female keynote speaker testimonials from our precious clients over the past 3 decades! Enjoy! 

“Michelle delivered an incredible closing keynote at our national conference! She imparts knowledge whilst being witty, funny, and completely engaging! Michelle finished our event with an uplifting bang and was the highlight of our conference!”
Barbara Ryan
CEO, RMHC Australia
“Once again Michelle delivered. Her opening keynote was by far the most enjoyable and insightful keynote we’ve ever seen. Entertaining, thought-provoking and importantly she helped set the stage for the rest of our retreat.” 
Andrew Howarth
State FM Manager – QLD, Woolworths Food Group
“I loved it! Michelle is awesome. Comprehensive content to make our people more persuasive and energetic delivery to ensure the learning sticks”.
Marika Tetere
Medical Director, Boehringer Ingelheim
"Michelle is one of a kind! Her incredibly engaging and memorable presentation was the highlight of our conference, and the content she taught was life-changing." 
Brendan Meller
WFM Data & Insights Manager, Woolworths
“Michelle's ‘Welcome to the Birdcage’ presentation was fabulous!  It was great to learn about the persuasive types and the actions we can embed to make ourselves instantly more persuasive. We are looking forward to applying our new techniques and seeing the impact immediately!  Highly recommended!
Maria Berarducci
Senior Manager, NSW Health 
"A fantastic, high-energy presentation that was so well tailored to the group's needs. I've been to comedy clubs where the presenter wasn't as funny as Michelle. The energy in the room was electric, we most definitely learnt while we laughed. We will all be better at persuasion from now on. Highly recommended!"
Michael Kennedy
Senior Manager Planning & Change, AMP
Michelle Bowden CSP delights the crowd in her closing keynote: Corporate Presentation Skills Training with LGFP QLD!
"As a content specialist for this conference, I absolutely enjoyed working with Michelle. I had seen her presenting at another online event and was very impressed by her presenting skills, the ability to use story-telling techniques and the quality of content.  Michelle's session at our CAANZ Women in Business Conference was very practical, engaging and interactive. I loved the analogies that she used to embed the learning. It was very memorable. Our participants also found her content very practical, useful and they had a lot of fun!  Michelle contributed to the success of our conference. I am happy to recommend Michelle as a speaker and an expert in persuasion, communication and presentation skills."
Eugenia Postoenko
Professional Development Consultant, Education & Learning, CAANZ
Michelle Bowden CSP delights the crowd at Million Dollar Round Table MDRT in Sydney 2022
"Michelle ran a fantastic 1-hour executive masterclass on presenting to C-Level Execs via Zoom for my clients who are CFOs and Finance Directors, Despite the medium she captivated the audience from the start. I've had a number of emails from attendees who really enjoyed it and got a lot out of the session. she really hit the mark with the content and audience. they described her as great, awesome, worth listening to, passionate, informative relevant, engaging and practical. they were very impressed with the amount of practical information they could implement immediately. She is definitely someone worth learning from in an area that's so important." 
Simon Tobin
Director, Tobin McClintock

“I resonated with the content and we want more of Michelle! She’s energetic and inspiring and facilitates learning in a compelling, interactive, informative way. The applied skills I acquired during the presentation are relevant and have empowered me with a competitive edge.”
Tracy Martin, National Director of Sales & Marketing, EVT 


“Michelle you are amazing!!!  Your energy is so great!  We are certainly looking forward to the opportunity of working with you once again in the very near future.”
Yolanda Santo, Senior Manager, Community Events, Professional Development, Engineers Australia

"Captivating - the best presentation we've had in 10 years!" 
Russell Evans
Chief Revenue Officer, Dubber 

“Michelle – you were outstanding! Thank you so much. We’re already chatting about when we can have you back.”
Gajan Sunderan, Director of Network Partnerships, ProLoan


“Michelle you are awesome! You’ve inspired me to be comfortable being myself when engaging my stakeholders.” 
Mira Mrkonja, BDM, Asgard Wealth Solutions

"Michelle, sincere thanks for your contribution to our MTA Conference.  The feedback about your sessions has been overwhelmingly positive.  I'm sure we will work together again as a result.  It was a pleasure to work with you." 
Tricia Hopkins
Director, Kaigi Conferencing & Events
"I highly recommend Michelle's keynote to you for all senior people who want to win deals. Her techniques are world class and learning them will actually improve your relationships with your clients which will win more work for your business. She helps her clients win billions of dollars of work each year." 
Sergio Rojas
Senior Project Engineer, Rio Tinto

“Awesome! A perfectly tailored, industry specific keynote that completely exceeded my expectations. Michelle was high energy, audience-focused and my team thought she must have been an underwriter in her career!” 
Dennis Woolet, State Risk Assessment Manager, Asteron


“Michelle is a true professional, easy to work with and brilliant at engaging the crowd. She is probably the only speaker we have had who has managed to get middle to high-level managers to sing and dance by the end of an hour!” 
Lauren Thomson, Manager, AIM

“A huge thank you to Michelle Bowden for the impact her presentations have had on the development of our field staff. Michelle presented a very engaging and dynamic hour of influencing and presentation skills training at our 3 annual leader seminars in Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney for our group of approximately 600 community leaders and the enthusiasm about her content is still reverberating around the network.  We have also had the opportunity to continue delivering training and practice regarding Michelle’s techniques with the assistance of her input and her excellent book, “Don’t Picture Me Naked” so our leaders are growing more and more confident in utilising all of the presentation skills in their day to day roles to assist in providing positive influence to Weight Watchers members across ANZ. I have found Michelle an absolute pleasure to work with and her positive energy and extremely professional approach made the whole experience very valuable and one which will continue to assist our leaders with their skills into the future.” 
Toni Williams
Learning & Development Consultant, Weight Watchers Australasia

“Your session was brilliant Michelle. I loved it!” 
Debra Caples, L&D Advisor, NSW Ministry of Health


“Michelle, you’re wonderful. Your passion is infectious. You are one of a kind – literally a subject matter expert!” 
Jennifer Wheatley, Executive General Manager Human Resources, Challenger Financial Services

"Time and time again Michelle never fails to deliver a first class session to our delegates! A sincere thank you Michelle for being part of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand conference program. As always it's a pleasure working with you. We put on over 50 professional development sessions across 5 conferences nationally and you were our top-performing presenter. A brilliant and well-deserved result! You produced a professionally delivered engaging session with clear key messages and loads of energy and interaction. Our delegates loved it and it's no surprise that they want to see you again." 
Melissa Cheong
Senior Instructional Designer, AusIMM
"Terrific! was a brilliant, fast moving, informative presentation that was short, sharp and punchy."
Gabriela Di Francesco
Senior Advisor - Events and Community Engagement, NSW Department of Customer Service

“Michelle is passionate, likeable, knowledgeable and such an astute observer. Great value – thank you.” 
Steve Jobson, Vice President, Compuware Asia Pacific


“Michelle Bowden delivered her Persuasive Presenting 2-hour workshop around Australia for the Institute of Chartered Accountants and achieved an absolutely superb result. Michelle achieved the overall highest satisfaction rating for her delivery and content. Our delegates consistently described her session as engaging, inspiring, informative, practical and refreshing, yet most frequently they summed it up as EXCELLENT!” 
Gill McEwen, National Manager – PD/Programs & E-learning, Institute of Chartered Accountants

"Wow! Completely Life changing!" 
Matt Bullock
Founder/former CEO eWay and Founder/CEO Spinify 

“Thank you so much for putting together a truly inspirational and valuable presentation that has been without exception of massive benefit to me.” 
Shelly Bogdan, Sales Representative, Novartis Oncology

“Thank you for great value. Your presentation will greatly assist me with my presentations in future.” 
Jacqueline Giuliani , Associate, Dibbs Abbott Stillman Lawyers

“Excellent! I was a sceptic, now a convert! You have changed the way I think about structure and the build of presentations, especially the open and close. I loved the energy and pace as well as the progress and building blocks.” 
Martyn Gilling, Chief Pricing Actuary, RGA Reinsurance of Australia

"My district team still talk years later about your keynote and we would love a follow up session soon!”
Rachel Nash
Program Lead, NSW Ministry of Health
"Brilliant! I've been using Michelle's proven techniques for many years and have even taught much of her system to my various team members to enable them to increase their success." 
Michael Green
Vice President, Oracle Corporation

“Great stuff – now it is just up to me to put into practice! Hands on with a good balance of theory behind the tools and techniques taught, while benefiting from the practical applications. It was a challenge and stretch.” 
Martin Phelan, Chief Actuary, RGA


“I felt engaged 100% of the time and that has never been my experience. Really good fun. I loved learning tangible formulas that are immediately applicable. Extremely useful and beneficial.” 
Ian Gilroy, Service Delivery Manager, University of Sydney

"Michelle is engaging, passionate, experienced, humorous and inclusive. Her programs provide tools for presenting as well as encouraging you to think about your personal brand and removing old baggage. Quite an achievement!" 
Dimity Hodge
Head of Talent & Leadership, Westpac Bank