“One of those rare individuals who is brilliant strategically, highly creative and has a talent for getting things done” – Simon Corah, CEO Growth Mantra

Nigel Marsh is best known for his creative pursuits. As well as the author of four books – Fat, Forty and Fired, Overworked and Underlaid,Fit, Fifty and Fired-Up and Smart, Stupid and Sixty – he is also the co-founder of Earth Hour and the founder of the Sydney Skinny  and host of award-winning podcast The Five Of My Life.

The other side to Nigel’s career is his 30+ years experience in the commercial sector. Nigel has provided strategic counsel and impressive results in almost every category imaginable.

Since moving to Australia in 2001 Nigel has been National CEO of advertising agencies D’Arcy and Leo Burnett, Regional Group CEO of communications group Y&R Brands ANZ, Chairman of strategic and research consultancy The Leading Edge and Partner at management consultancy Growth Mantra.

In his current role as CEO of strategic consultancy at WEST82nd Nigel helps leaders gain clarity, alignment and momentum regarding their future direction – and actions required. Bringing this to life and embedding it throughout their organisations ensure everything their company says and does is consistent with, and authentic to, that purpose. Brand Blueprints are then produced to serve as clear and actionable roadmaps to maximize commercial returns.

Nigel is also a proud ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.

Highly in demand as a public speaker, Nigel travels the globe regularly giving speeches to major corporations on both his business and personal views. His TED speech on work/life balance remains the most viewed ever given outside of America with well over four million hits. 

His internationally acclaimed podcast The Five Of My Life can be found here.