Inspirational leader, experienced business speaker


Rachael Robertson is a leading expert, corporate and business speaker and author on leadership and teamwork. She presents real leadership gained from real experience - the ups and downs of being an authentic leader - the highs and lows of leading an expedition to Antarctica!

With over 20 years experience leading teams in complex and challenging environments, Rachael is now transforming leadership around the globe as one of the most in demand inspirational and keynote business speakers. So when looking for a   guest speaker in Australia, Asia or the USA, turn to Rachael.

Keynote Presentations

Leading on the Edge

Life, love and leadership in Antarctica

An entertaining and compelling account of Rachael's time leading over 120 people on in the remotest corner of the earth on a year long expedition. Hear about "life in the freezer", the plane crash, how "the bacon war" nearly derailed a $20M science program and other unique stories backed by uncommon insight.

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Edge Moments

Why it's critical to show BIG leadership in small moments

This fantastic keynote explores how great leaders turn "moments" into "momentum" by paying attention to the little things. This is all about showing BIG leadership in SMALL moments and it makes the difference between just having a great vision or idea, and having it executed with passion by your team. 

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Leading on the Edge - Top 5 Leadership Book in 2013

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Rachael's book is being touted as a game-changer for leadership texts. It combines a strong narrative, recounting her story of leading an Antarctic expedition,  with subtle but strategic insights about what she learnt (and can teach you) about leadership along the way. Leading on the Edge : Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from the most remote workplace on the planet is a fantastic read, engaging, and thought provoking. It will make you look at your own leadership in a whole new light.

Signed copies of Leading on the Edge are here right now and you can also pick it up wherever good books are sold.


Extreme Leadership Video Program 

Rachael has recently released a whole new program, aimed at everyone from the font-line manager to experienced executives. The video series consists of 10 week program of sharp and focused videos combined with a 150 page workbook and personal leadership journal.

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What some of Rachael's clients say

Astounding! The interactions in our senior management team have been transformed in the last few months by simply applying a few of the many ideas from Rachael's session. This is an excellent program for a technical team!  CIO, Federal Government Department

"Rachael was simply wonderful - the evaluations gave her an enormous rating - 4.8 out of 5!!! - "Could have listened to her all day" - "Brilliant - made me think of leadership in a different light" - "Fabulous - all about leading in a difficult situation and what works"  Department of Education & Training NSW, Women in Education Leadership

"Rachael really inspired us with her story of life in Antarctica and was able to link her leadership challenges and experiences to what we as team leaders face in the office." Hugh Travers, ANZ Internal Audit

In the media

Rachael is a consummate media professional and regularly is featured on TV, in newspapers, radio and online.  Her media appearances have included The Herald Sun, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Perth Now, Weekend Today Show, Sky Business News, Radio Australia, Radio National, ABC 774, The Courier Mail and many many more. 

Visit Rachael's media page to get a glimpse of her in action.


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