I’m Rowdy M. 

I inspire the leaders of today to create the outstanding teams and organisations of tomorrow 

Leadership Development + Change Leadership  

Leadership Development and Change Leadership

I work with CEO’s, teams and leaders in the areas of leadership motivation, business and change management. I assist clients to understand and improve five critical elements that shape corporate success including; attitude and motivation,  team member engagement,  hiring and coaching others to become remarkable leaders, improving capability to critically assess opportunities and improving culture identity and customer engagement. 

Our team designs bespoke programs that enhance the culture, structure and processes to cultivate the outstanding leaders of the future. With a range of leadership services developed from working with global and local brands, applied leadership experience, a masters in business and academic research I provide results driven leadership coaching, private mentoring, leadership programs for future leaders or teams and speak at leadership events and conferences

My Approach

Leadership in the modern era is not a one size fits all scenario. I tailor each event or session drawing on previous leadership coaching programs and corporate speaking engagements, and real world experience as a CEO, entrepreneur and academic. My personable, authentic style creates tangible behaviour change. Clients appreciate that I create a safe place for participants to get comfortable with discomfort and become powerful, positive influencers.  I am committed to leadership excellence

Rowdy believes “Great leaders are made not born” and has spent the last 20 years making and mentoring world class leaders in both being a leader and the skills required to become a remarkable leader.

Rowdy’s extensive experience includes executive leadership in the sporting arena, startup entrepreneurship, implementing major transformative change at CEO level, CEO of several successful organisations. He has delivered over 1000 presentations to more than 400,000 in 17 countries across the globe. He mentors leaders, has written two best selling books and has a demonstrated track record of ongoing personal self leadership and organisational transformation spanning 4 decades.

Rowdy M’s multi dimensional leadership experience and expertise means he is someone, people from all walks of life on all levels can relate to. He is authentic, genuine and real.

He is obsessed with helping committed individuals climb their leadership mountain, so they can create a positive leadership legacy that endures beyond their lifetime.

Client’s comment that Rowdy: 

  • walks his leadership talk, day in day out
  • include insights from academic study and research on leadership and cultures 
  • has extensive interpersonal intelligence and can work with a diverse groups from different cultures, levels and backgrounds. 
  • is a practical speaker and master storyteller, someone who engages through personal, real life business and leadership experiences. 

Popular programs and speaking topics that are customised include; finding the motivation, attitude, execution, and accountability to achieve more, how leaders can embrace, adapt and drive change in rapidly moving environment to achieve extraordinary results in ambiguity and uncertainty, real and authentic leadership, how to create trust and respect that engages teams and drives remarkable results in a world where transparency has become the most valuable organisational currency, how to have tough prickly conversations in a positive way to get the best results from a rapidly changing workforce of greater diversity, generational and cultural dynamics.



Learning and Development Expertise

Leadership Development Cultural Change Disruptive, Dynamic Business Environments Future of Business Team Engagement Customer Engagement Customer Service Coaching Training Motivation and Attitude Leadership Communication Improving Influence

Learning and Development Experiences

Corporate Speaking Engagements

Half Day Workshops

Full Day Workshops

Bespoke Leadership Programs 

Executive Coaching Programs

Executive Mentoring Programs 

My Qualifications
Masters in Business Administration, Human Resources and Business Administration, Southern Cross University Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management Graduate of Disney Institute Certified Speaking Associate with Professional Speakers Australia Founder of the Leadership Institute of Australia and Leaders without Limits
Clients I have worked with
Qantas Volvo Gloria Jeans Coffee Suncorp Career Trackers, Indigenous Internship Program Accor HPT Schools
Sydney Gold Coast Byron Bay Melbourne Brisbane Canberra Darwin Hobart Adelaide Metro regional cities and centres such as Mid-North NSW Coast, Wollongong, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Ballarat Overseas locations

Let’s work together

Accor, Senior Vice President of Talent and Culture

After a challenging reorganisation within our business we engaged Rowdy to help us inspire and engage our team to look to the future. Well Rowdy did that and more. A week on and people are still talking about the importance of playing a bigger game. I love hearing our team say this is the best Tuesday, Wednesday etc ever! I highly recommend Rowdy to anyone looking for a unique approach with both a clear and powerful message.

 Sarah Darry, Senior Vice President of Talent and Culture, Accor Hotels 

Suncorp Insurance, Chief Executive Officer

I have worked with Rowdy on leadership programs for my team and a cultural program across the business. His down to earth style, practical strategies and ability to see what is really happening with the teams has made a massive difference in our team and business results. If you want to get real with your team and drive performance to a higher level I’d highly recommend

Anthony Day, CEO, Suncorp Insurance

Gloria Jeans, Learning and Development Officer

“Rowdy is engaging, true to life and relevant for all businesses today. If you want to be relevant in the future, you need Rowdy on your team”


Learning & Development Manager, Gloria Jeans