Unveiling the Secrets of Executive Presence

Conversations with Highly Accomplished Senior Executive Women


Executive presence is one of the most important skills for success in business. It is also among the least understood.


Unveiling the Secrets of Executive Presence provides insights into how to develop and use Executive Presence as a powerful tool for career advancement through interviews with the most accomplished senior executive women in Australia.

These women are highly respected leaders in their fields, who concur that executive presence is a skill that should be learned and mastered to make a very real difference and they share how they use it to achieve success both personally and professionally and what executive presence has meant for them.


Interview with Athena Manley

CEO and Founder, The Flexible CEO


Interview with Keren Leshem

CEO and a Director/Board Member, OCON Healthcare


Interview with Michelle Blicavs

CEO, Association of Consulting Surveyor


Interview with Kiri Brain

CEO, Turks

Interview with Fran Reddan

Principal Consultant and Coach, Fran Reddan Consulting


Interview with Danette Fenton-Menzies

Director, Learning for Magical Learning


Interview with Jenny Hoysted

Director, Workforce Planning Coaching Pty Ltd


Interview with Jacqueline Berry

Director, Department of Transport

Interview with Delmae Bower

Founder, Delmae Bower & Associates

Interview with Rebecca Lee

Managing Director, Merck Life Science and
Country Speaker of the Merck Group in ANZ,

Interview with Louise Baxter

Chief Executive Officer, Starlight Children’s Foundation  

Interview with Michelle Sales

Speaker, Coach, Trainer & Author, Michelle Sales Leadership

Interview with Cheryl Gray

Chief Executive Officer, Women’s Network Australia

Interview with Michelle Gibbings

Founder and Managing Director, Change Meridian Pty Ltd

Interview with Heather Combs

Chief Executive Officer, StraighterLine