de Haas

Lead, Speak, Transform
Core expertise:
  • Creative Leadership

  • Developing Exceptional Teams

  • The Spirit of Feminine Leadership

  • Voice of a Leader

CREATIVE LEADERSHIP: Developing relevant, resilient and responsive Leaders

Effective leaders are able to build the conditions, confidence and energy for inspired action.

They are able to activate their teams around a compelling vision or project. Inspirational leaders are able to utilize a variety of communication styles and influence techniques to motivate their teams to think and act beyond individualism to collaboration. 
 As work functions become more complex, Leaders need to embrace the challenge of becoming more like Theatre Directors or Conductors - steering their teams toward a common goal, whilst retaining the exceptionality of the individual.

In this highly engaging and insightful keynote, Simone unpacks the critical aspects of Creative Leadership - from creating the vision, to accelerating action, to ensuring profitable outcomes. Simone will share tangible leadership communication tools, techniques and strategies to help you increase your overall effectiveness as a relevant, resilient and responsive Leader.

  • Creative Leadership communication skills,

  • Build personal credibility and influence

  • Build effective teams

  • Manage diverse relationships

  • Lead through uncertainty

  • Enable transformation



Simone de Haas speaks internationally on The Future IS Exceptionality, The Spirit of Feminine Leadership and Creative Leadership. Drawing on 30+ years of leading diverse groups of Exceptionals & Leading Lights as a multi-award winning theatre-director and producer, Simone brings intriguing, ground-breaking perspectives and possibilities to organisations who seek to become dynamically future-active.

Simone is a masterful communicator, coach and mentor. Her unique and diverse portfolio of work creates a strong platform for developing transformational leaders and building exceptional organisations.

Her client base includes organisations in Finance, Real Estate, MLM, Creative Industries, Regional and Rural Business Development, as well as individual C-Suite Executives and Professional Speakers.

Simone's creative capacities move effortlessly and pragmatically between stage and boardroom. Whether she is singing, directing, telling quirky leadership stories or displaying the power of creative improvisation, her presence brings extraordinary insights into the new world that is evolving.

Intuitive, inspirational, and interactive, Simone is available for keynote presentations, executive coaching & consultancy, media appearances and podcast interviews. If you are seeking accelerated business growth, human-centred connection and new paradigms for leadership and talent management, connect with Simone at


Simone de Haas is an outstanding speaker on leadership, communications, and corporate storytelling. Her presentations to the CEO Institute groups of senior CEOs on leadership insights have been powerful, insightful, entertaining, and highly engaging.

- Ray Weekes,  Chairman, CEO Institute, Queensland

Simone de Haas is an exceptional and inspiring speaker who, in a very short fifteen minutes of our corporate 'TedTalks' style event was able to invigorate and excite the audience. Simone's job was to move the audience and to enable them to ask some very deep questions. As the organizer of the event, what I saw was a speaker who delivered well beyond brief and an audience captivated from beginning to end

- N. Kab, Senior Counsel, MetLife

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