Day1: Nov 4, 2022 (Fri)
Founder Real Schools & Real Learners
Speaker, Author, Mentor and Leaning for Leadership & Organisational Culture
Adam is a real leader who walks the talk. The resident Education Expert for Channel 10’s “The Project”, his presentations are filled with stories, messages, tools and hope developed from years of successful School Leadership as a Principal in some of Australia’s most challenging locations. Adam is a leader & speaker who has genuinely been there and done that.
Adam takes critical messages about schools, learning, culture and leadership and elevates action in the education system through is groundbreaking business, Real Schools, and to the corporate world via Real Learners.
Adam’s speaking and programs have taken him across Australia and internationally. Just some of his achievements include:
- presenting a TED Talk at the inaugural TEDx Darwin event
- winning his first Principal position at only 35 years of age.
- opening a brand new Northern Territory school as it’s inaugural Principal.
- speaking at International Conferences about developing successful school cultures in Singapore and then as far as Kazakhstan.
- Extending his work on The Project to provide education comment on radio for 2GB and 3AW, for various television programs and also as a regular print columnist for the Herald-Sun.
Adam has a passion for empowering as many dedicated leaders and educators as possible with the tools, skills and attitudes necessary to build meaningful, productive relationships wherever they are … and for these relationships to be leveraged for a new level of learner performance and leadership potential.
Day2: Nov 5, 2022 (Sat)
Australian Olympic Committee – Tokyo 2020 Executive Adviser
The Seven Network – Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Game Adviser
Gullivers Sport Travel – General Manger – Rugby World Cup Japan 2019
Peter stumbled across Japan as an aspiring professional tennis player in Osaka in 1985 and it was this “accident’ that was the start of a lifelong love and affiliation with Japan.
Peter became the first foreigner accepted into the Japan Professional Tennis Association.
Currently, Peter is Head of Japan Sales at Gullivers, Australia’s oldest and most trusted school group travel agent and heads up the Connect Tomodachi team, a legacy program from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games.
In 2021 Connect Tomodachi brought together 20,000 students & over 611 classes between Australia and Japan sharing language and culture through the spirit of the Olympics and Paralympics.
The Australia Japan Foundation has supported an ongoing program of Connect Tomodachi to develop face to face exchange of youth between Australia and Japan through sport, language, music, STEM and culture.
Peter is also a strategic business consultant to Enretech and Tulla who collectively own some 20 Australian businesses who wish to enter or broaden their business interests with Japan.
In the 6 years leading up to Tokyo 2020 (in 2021) Peter was Executive Advisor to the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams. He was also Executive Advisor to the Seven Network helping with their telecast of the Tokyo 2020 games.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 was a highlight for Peter. As General Manager for the official travel agent Gullivers, Peter lead a passionate team to create and deliver 3500 Australian rugby fans to Japan spanning 81 unique tours. An achievement which gave Gullivers the title of #1 sales in the world for Rugby World Cup 2019.