Ricky Nowak is a high content leadership speaker who is motivational and inspirational in style and tone. She truly enriches the conference experience for audiences by challenging them to think, act and do things differently where it matters most in their work and lives.

About Ricky Nowak

Since 1998 she has worked with aspiring and successful leaders and organisations helping them create smart, innovative leadership solutions to communication and leadership challenges.

She is globally recognised for helping her clients achieve their own authentic style.  By helping them unlock their own unique analytical and creative potential, clients have dramatically improved their commercial results and built more dynamic teams and businesses.

Her unique theatrical background and understanding of people gives her insight into how to intuitively and skilfully build the capability and competence of her diverse clients and audiences around Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She specialises in working with professional service industries such as Finance, Legal, Accounting, Project Management, Logistics, Engineering, Urban Design, Health, Food and Manufacturing.

She is one of only 97 Certified Speaking Professionals in Australia (CSP) – the only internationally recognised designation for professional speakers, is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CAHRI) one of only 10 Executive coaches for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and has been a Speaker Resource Presenter for The Executive Connection (TEC) for over 10 years and is a valuable media source for Media Stable.

Ricky is national media commentator whose expert opinion and comment on current leadership trends and behaviours is regularly sought by ABC, TripleM, 2UE, 3AW, 6PR, Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, The Advertiser and SBS. She has presented at over 3500 presentations at conferences, in-house training, and corporate meetings.  That’s a whole lot of talking but a whole lot more of listening to what clients have wanted.


Unique and valuable” Well researched, prepared and presented… 10/10!

Senior Leader | National Transport Industry of Australia

As a result of your excellent presentation our staff has been able to implement effective strategies and skills when presenting to clients and get greater results.

Division Manager
JD MacDonald (a division of MacDonald-Johnston Engineering)