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The purpose? To help everyone and anyone become more optimistic and to confidently declare that they are “realistic and infectiously optimistic leaders.” His underpinning beliefs are “The leader looks like the person in your mirror” & “All good leadership is optimistic.”
Victor is the author of “Optimism: The How and Why” and “The Case for Optimism: The Optimist’s Voices”. He is also the Founder and Editor of “The Australian Leadership Project”.
As an author, speaker, compère, moderator, barrister and researcher he moderates round tables and retreats, deliver keynote speeches, conference panels and one-on-one coaching. He undertakes CEO & board searches with optimistic leadership as the sought-after quality.Throughout 2019, Victor delivered keynote speeches and conducted workshops on how to become more optimistic, optimistic leadership in general, and strategy and innovation. He leads workshops in prison, schools, universities, boards, corporates, NGOs, conferences and retreats from Madrid to India to Phoenix, from Australia to New Zealand and the USA face-to-face and via video and social media.
Victor is highly rated by his peers for leadership & strategy, international relations, public policy, corporate governance and public relations. His professional qualifications & experience include law, economics, education, technology, innovation & environment.
Victor’s life experience includes stints as Commissioner to the Americas, 18 years as a parliamentarian, practice as a barrister, mediator, arbitrator, businessman and board service. He also acted as Senior Engagement Adviser to the Australian G20 presidency focused on the G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors Meetings & the Brisbane G20 Leaders Summit described by the Prime Minister as “the most important gathering Australia has ever hosted.”