Denise Morris Kipnis
Denise M. Kipnis Morris heads ChangeFlow Consulting, a global organization development consultancy that specializes in transformational change, and inclusion. Known for organizational puzzle-solving and big-picture thinking, her areas of expertise include: organization design, change management, culture, communication, and project management. Denise has led change projects across various sectors and countries; her clients include multinationals as well as SMEs, not-for-profits, and government agencies.
She believes in co-creating culture-specific solutions with people in the organization: developing new or existing capabilities by transferring knowledge and skills, leveraging employee leadership and participation, and fostering diversity and inclusion to build trustful working relationships. With a background in operations and project management, she focuses on practical solutions and business outcomes as well as human factors. Denise has an M.Sc in Organization Development from Pepperdine University, a B.A. in English from Stanford University, and project management certification from the U.C. Berkeley Extension. She has lived in Singapore since 2010.
Elizabeth Hernandez is an accomplished public affairs executive with over 25 years of experience in Asia. She specializes in developing effective external engagement strategies and creating shared value. As head of external affairs and sustainability for Corteva, Elizabeth advances the company’s brand and reputation, develops strategic relationships with governments and other stakeholders across the food and agriculture ecosystem, and manages Corteva’s sustainability initiatives in the Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Corteva, Elizabeth led the regional corporate affairs and public policy functions at GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, and Facebook. She is also an accomplished tech entrepreneur, who helped pioneer broadband connectivity for travelers in Asia. A recognized thought leader, Elizabeth speaks frequently on sustainability, women empowerment, and creating shared value.
Joanna Barclay is a published author and global speaker on cultural transformation, building high performing workplace cultures, and conscious values-based leadership. She is an award winning consultant with over 3 decades of success facilitating the transformation of leadership teams and organizations.
Audiences love the energy and passion Joanna has for people and her work which focuses on how to bring engagement and happiness into the work environment. Her specialty is speaking at global conferences, awakening leadership potential to make a difference.
"Margie empowers leaders with the mindset, skills, and strategies to make better decisions and engage in braver conversations to create stronger outcomes for their organizations, communities and beyond.
As a speaker, facilitator, leadership coach, bestselling author and CEO of Global Courage, Margie draws on her background in Fortune 500 business, positive psychology and diverse global experience to run leadership programs internationally with organizations such as NASA, Accenture, and many more. Margie also guest lectured at Columbia, Georgetown and Monash universities and often shared her expertise with leading media outlets like the Wall Street Journal, Sky News, CNN, Fox News, Today Show, and Al Jazeera. Her work has given the opportunity to collaborate with and interview many global leaders including Sir Richard Branson, hotelier Bill Marriott, Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Nobel Laureate Jodie Williams, and many others. Growing up on a small dairy farm in rural Australia. Margie learned about the power of resilience, courage and embracing discomfort as a prerequisite for success. This experience has ignited a passion for supporting women to be bolder change-makers and strengthening the representation of female leaders at decision-making tables in all spheres. In 2015, Margie was made an honoree of the Women's Economic Forum and appointed Ambassador for Women in Global Business."
Mette Johansson (MBA, CSP, PCC) is a highly awarded author, speaker, and consultant. She worked in leadership roles for multinational corporations for 15 years before founding MetaMind, a training consultancy providing consulting and learning programmes on the people's side of leadership skills.
Mette has spoken internationally on Authentic, Inspirational, and Inclusive Leadership at a wide variety of global conferences, corporations, and business schools. Her clients include Citibank, Airbnb, Microsoft, UPS, Pfizer, Capitaland, and many more. Awards for her activities include the AmCham HERo award, the Asia Women Icon Award, the Golden Door – REX Karmaveer Medal, and APAC insider’s “Best Leadership Development Company 2020”.
Mette is also the founder and relentless driver of the non-profit KeyNote – Women Speakers’ directory, with a mission to bring diversity to speaking stages around the world. She is regularly featured in media in Singapore, from Harper's Bazaar to Straits Times.
Having lived in 10 countries outside her birthplace, Denmark, Mette is a global citizen who speaks fluently in four languages and currently calls Singapore home.
Profound. Insightful. Enthralling. After an eclectic corporate and public sector career, Roslina cut her teeth as an entrepreneur when she co-founded a private equity firm in Shanghai, the first of seven companies in racing technology, F&B, design, education technology, capacity building, and executive education. Through it all, Roslina experienced first-hand the centrality of authentic conversations in breathing life into strategy, the stronghold emotions have on decision-making, and how fundamental an innovative mindset is to surviving the early days of a new business. Drawing on these experiences, Roslina's ability to slice through to the core of matters and beings alike, while possessing a benevolence that disarms those in her space have benefited clients such as AIA, Domus Academy, IESE, Il Gigante, Orbotech, PTP, Sentosa, Singtel, and SMU. As a speaker, Roslina is acclaimed for her ability to weave complex thoughts into simple, evocative stories that: simultaneously invokes an inner experience, as well as an expanding one, and delivering it in a way that creates a vulnerable and serene atmosphere.
Roslina holds three degrees in law, arts, and commerce from the University of Canterbury, and is currently completing a doctorate with Ecole des Ponts researching the intersection of innovation, authenticity, and conversations