Michelle Bowden is an authority on persuasive presenting in business and one of only 42 female Certified Speaking Professionals in Australia. This is the highest designation for speakers in the world.

Michelle has also been a multi-times nominee for the Educator Award for Excellence and is a consultant to a blue chip list of international clients.

Michelle is the internationally published, best-selling author of How to Present: the ultimate guide to presenting your ideas and influencing people using techniques that actually work (Wiley); and STOP! Your PowerPoint is Killing me!

Michelle has facilitated her Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass over 870 times with more than 10,000 people.

She’s also well known for her executive and celebrity coaching to help CEOs and senior executives from Fortune 500 companies sell their ideas at board level and win multi-million dollar pitches.  In 2018 Michelle helped her clients win over 3 billion dollars worth of business. Her formula works!

Michelle is renowned for achieving results through learning and laughter. She has a passionate, entertaining, and highly interactive approach to her presentations that ensures behavioural change every time.

If you’re in sales – she’ll show you how to pitch your message with influence so people buy your products or services.

If you’re in leadership – then she’ll show you how to influence your team so they are motivated and inspired to productively live your organisation’s values.

If you’re in customer service – she’ll show you how to communicate with your clients so they feel part of your tribe and supported by your business.

In short – she’s Australia’s authority on how to communicate persuasively for results.


  • NLP Practitioner
  • Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
  • Masters of Education in Adult Education
  • Diploma in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Category 2 Workplace Trainer and
  • Cert. IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Education in Training
  • Bachelor of Arts



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Here are a selection of Michelle’s media contributions:

February 2016

Here’s Michelle’s advice for EAs and Pas prior to her presentation at the EA/PA Conference on the 18th of May 2016. Hope you enjoy it

Business Essentials Interview: Making Presenting More Persuasive

Get your idea up and running

Michelle features on ABC’s nude hour!

Michelle Bowden OWNS her Niche in Australia

Six books to bring on some career inspiration in the New Year

AC3TV Interview – Workforce Optimisation Week 2013

Book review for ‘How to Present’ in Qantas Magazine

Book review for ‘How to Present’ in HR Monthly

Podcast on ‘The Business Woman Radio’ – Download from iTunes

Perfect Presentations Article for emPower Magazine

9 Steps to Keep an Audience Tuned in for Adelaide Advertiser

Michelle Bowden introduces “How to Present”, the book

The Sydney Morning Herald


emPower Magazine

Michelle Bowden for Saxton Speakers Bureau


Michelle Bowden speaks…

Personality and Persuasion

Interview Skills – Tips for Mums Returning to Work

Communication Improves Sales

Sundays with Margo ABC Darwin

How to speak in public for ABC Perth

Don’t Picture Me Naked!

Management Today for AIM