The beautiful people that think beyond themselves and their lifetime
Samuel McLennan – Founder
Samuel is a leadership and mindset specialist who loves to empower and inspire people while practicing what he preaches. He draws upon broad global experience from many industries: maritime, aquaculture, education, IT & AI, entrepreneurship, communication, construction, military, social services and health to overcome the challenges and evolve this project.
He also loves surfing, yoga, the great outdoors, nature, travelling, arts and culture and creating great relationships with people.
David Hildred – Advisor
Dave is a retired civil and building engineer with global sailing experience who has previously helped design, build, and sail a raft across the Atlantic – Antiki.
As a keen lover of the ocean, nature and adventure he is happy to get involved in another similar project – especially as it highlights the issue of plastic in our oceans.
John Smallwood – Coach
John Smallwood is passionate about people. He has spent the last 30 years understanding human performance, and what it is that impacts the results we produce, and ultimately, our experience of life.
His commitment to empowering individuals, groups, communities and organisations has lead John to become a highly effective Thrive master coach, with acknowledged mastery across multiple methodologies.
Cynthia Cooper – Fundraising & Events
Jordan Edmeades – Cinematographer
Jord is an experienced writer, producer and documentary shooter with television broadcast credits with the likes of ABC, SBS, Discovery Channel and the BBC.
He also has a background with theatre, events and performance and is passionate about supporting environmental, indigenous and other charitable causes.
Takira Simon Brown – Designer and Aboriginal Advisor
Takira comes from a strong line of Aboriginal makers that have pieces featured in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Her art practice includes music, film and performance, painting and printmaking.
She is a Niyanta of Chief Mannalargenna of the Plangermairreenner Nation and a luna of Paredareme Country where the Moomairemenner community once resided.
Marciel Audesho – Community & Events
Marciel Audesho is known for her ability to engage, inspire and influence people. She has more than 13 years of experience helping some of Australia’s most renowned businesses achieve continuous and deliberate improvement in the customer experiences they deliver.
She has a passion for people and business and a drive to cause empowerment in individuals to engage and create positive change.
Julian Day – Advisor
Experienced President and Program Manager/Senior Project Manager with over 30 years of technical and business experience delivering over 200 different projects during his career. He is a passionate executive who cares about people, the experience and making a difference.
Francois Genest – Advisor
A keynote speaker, Francois has an international career leading business transformation for global organisations as a senior executive and can relate to people’s challenges in the battle of life.
He is passionate about world peace by yoga and comes with a devotion to help anyone who aspires to a better freedom of mind using the Yogic sciences to initiate or pursue personal transformation.
Mick Earle – Events
Mick is a passionate practical individual that loves to bring community together to create rich connections.
Apart from working globally in remote areas as a carpenter, he facilitates mens groups, youth work, outdoor recreation and presents a weekly radio show on a local community station.