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McCrindle Speakers are engaging, informative and inspiring!

Our McCrindle Speakers are experts in the topic areas of leadership, future trends, business insights, customer engagement, generational change and communication. Our speakers present research-based, thought-provoking and engaging content that is tailored to your event. Our speakers present information and data which tells a story. Which instructs, informs and inspires audiences.

Mark McCrindle

Principal, Demographer & Futurist

Mark McCrindle is a social researcher, TEDx Speaker, best-selling author, influential thought leader and Principal of the research-based advisory firm, McCrindle.

His passions lie in tracking emerging issues, researching social trends and analysing customer segments. Mark is an advisor to executive boards and committees across Australia. As a sought-after demographer, futurist and social commentator Mark is regularly engaged to advise executive boards and present workshops, strategy sessions and keynotes across Australia.

  • BSc (Psychology), MA
  • 2 x TEDx speaker
  • Delivered over 100 keynotes in the last year
  • Regularly interviewed on prominent television programs as well as on radio, in print and online media
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Ashley Fell

Communications Director

Ashley Fell is a social researcher, TEDx speaker and Communications Director at the internationally recognised McCrindle.

As a trends analyst and media commentator, Ashley understands how to effectively communicate across diverse audiences. She advises teams on how to achieve cut-through in message-saturated times, helping clients say more with less. She brings robust, research-based content to her presentations and consulting.

  • BA (Communications)
  • TEDx speaker
  • Regularly interviewed on prominent television programs such as SBS News, Seven News, Sunrise, Sky News and the Today Show, as well as on radio, in print and online media.
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Sophie Renton

Research Director

Sophie Renton is a social researcher, trends analyst and Research Director at the internationally recognised McCrindle.

Sophie is passionate about understanding people and organisations. She leads and guides our team at McCrindle in search of clear, strategic insights that bring clarity to complexity. Using a wide range of methodologies in her research, presentations and consulting, Sophie understands how evidence-based insights can inform strategy and help organisations to thrive amidst change.

  • BA (Psychology and Sociology)
  • Regularly interviewed on prominent television programs such as Seven News and the Today Show, as well as on radio, in print and online media.
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Geoff Brailey

Social Researcher & Demographer

Geoff Brailey is a social researcher, strategic advisor and Lead Solution Designer at the internationally recognised McCrindle.

With post-graduate qualifications in leadership and extensive experience in managing people, Geoff excels in how organisations can effectively engage diverse and intergenerational teams. His understanding of the breadth of our research solutions allows him to assist clients right from the initial briefing to the final presentation.

  • BTh, MA
  • Regularly interviewed on prominent television programs such as Seven News, A Current Affair and Ten EyeWitness News, as well as on radio, in print and online media.
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