Thomas Murrell
International Business Speaker


Thomas Murrell MBA CSP is a multi-award winning broadcaster, international business speaker, author and professional MC who has been working behind a microphone for more than 35 years.

Described by the Australian Institute of Management as “one of Australia’s leading management thinkers and practitioners” he has both credibility and visibility to ensure your next event is a great success.

He brings corporate expertise to the platform as a Director of Australian Stock Exchange-listed energy minerals developer Walkabout Resources (ASX:WKT) and Chairman of Singapore and Malaysia-based Hong Bao Media.

Australia’s influential and widely read business magazine, Business Review Weekly describes his leadership style as “committed to using creativity as a competitive edge”.

Thomas has been recognised by his peers as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest possible international qualification and accreditation for professional speakers.

His latest book, Insider Secrets of International Speaking (co-author McGraw-Hill International hardcover) is sold around the world.


Thomas’ presentation skills, expert knowledge and customised case studies also gave our team many new ideas and access to best practice techniques. Beyond helping improve our email response rates, we also were able to develop four highly targeted email marketing campaigns for our services as a result of the practical strategy sessions. May Soh, Kaplan Singapore

His speaking topics cover:

Media Disruption & Fragmentation

Leadership & Personal Brand

Authority & Influence

Small Business Growth & Visibility

Presentation & Speaking Skills

With a passion for developing people to their full potential, Thomas is able to combine his hands on leadership experience with expertise in persuasion, reputation management, and creating high performing businesses.

Noted for using metaphors from his experience as a National Junior Hammer Throw Champion to demonstrate his powerful “reputational capital” and “brand trajectory” models, the Vincent Fairfax Fellow is a strong example and advocate of ethical leadership.

A graduate of three Australian Universities, he gained his MBA from the University of Western Australia with Distinction.

This unique combination of leadership, management expertise, and peak performance makes Thomas one of Asia Pacific’s most sought after conference speakers on leadership, influence and business growth.