Meet Our Speakers!

This September Women of Influence will help you discover balance, and reason for being at a special breakfast event on Thursday 9th September, at RACV Royal Pines Resort. 

Our speakers have a wealth of expertise and knowledge in self-care, mindfulness and purposeful living to help you become more potent in your work, more deeply connected in your relationships and create a more enriching, energised and fulfilling life.

It’s never been a better time to join Women of Influence and focus on what really matters…

Felicity is one of Australia’s leading pioneers in the movement to end obesity and weight-related disease and illness in children and adults.

She is the founder and CEO of WeightLoss Solutions Australia (WLSA), ounder of The Research Institute for Future Health and other health and well being related business interests.  and a passionate advocate of research.

Felicity’s life’s work and purpose were shaped by a childhood that was heavily impacted by her mother’s weight-related issues and illness, following an accident.

As a leader in Health and Wellness, Felicity embodies her philosophies through her own healthy, balanced lifestyle.

An inspiring Public Speaker and the host of Wellness Warriors podcast that unpacks advice and experience of experts in the worlds of health, nutrition and lifestyle.  Her passion, commitment and leadership were recently recognised in the 2020 Stevie Awards as well as the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards.


Alan Riva is one of Australia’s leaders in the field of Purpose and Presence. He is a Public Speaker, Author and Purpose and Conscious Leadership Advisor.

Alan works as a Speaker and Advisor in the corporate, not for profit and education sectors. He guides leaders, teams and cultures to become more deeply connected and to improve wellbeing outcomes across the organisation.

Alan’s key notes and transformational one on one, group and online programmes draw on his experience living deep in the nature and cultures of the Himalayas, Central America, Africa and Australia’s First Nations. His approach fuses traditional presence practices and self- awareness with the day to day experience of working in and running local and international businesses for the last 15 years. This knowledge and experience of both ‘systems’ helps to make Alan’s work easily accessible for the western mind, while highly impactful.

Jodi is our Vice President and has been with the Women of Influence committee for over 10 years. Jodi is a Business, Life and Wellness Coach and is currently continuing her studies as a Master Coach and in the Wellness space. 

She is passionate about helping others to practice self-care and to have more energy and time for the things that bring them passion, purpose and joy. 

Jodi has been running businesses in the Wellness space for 15 years and she has coached many people to better health and vitality. She speaks 4 languages fluently, believes that health and wellness is a lifelong journey and that your daily habits are what make the difference.

Enriching life!