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RMAOpen 2019 brings Australia's leading Real Estate innovators and disruptors together to discuss the hard hitting questions affecting the industry. More special guests to be announced.

Special guests

Todd Sampson

Todd Sampson

Todd is an adventurer, award-winning documentary-maker, television presenter and businessman. The Financial Review and News Limited ranked him as one of the most influential executives in Australia. He is the former national CEO of Leo Burnett and currently sits on the Board of Directors of both Fairfax and Qantas. He is also the co-creator of the Earth Hour initiative, one of the largest environmental movements in history reaching over 1 billion people in 5500 cities worldwide. Todd will show you how to redesign your creativity and brain power.

Shane Warne

Shane Warne

Shane Warne is not only one of Australia’s most successful sportspeople, but is also a superstar of global proportions. ‘Warney’, as he is affectionately known, is Australia’s highest ever wicket taker. His talents have been recognised numerous times, including being named one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the 20th Century and BBC Sports Personality of the Year (2005). Retiring from international cricket in 2007, he now spends his time commentating. Shane will speak about dedication to your craft and career experiences.

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Lawrence Mooney

Lawrence Mooney

Lawrence Mooney is a stand-up comedian widely regarded for his brutally honest and hilarious insights. ABC viewers will already be familiar with his work on Agony Uncles, Agony of Life and Agony of Modern Manners. Lawrence is also heard on radio throughout Australia on Triple M imitating our ex-Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, as well as appearing as a regular on the drive show Merrickville. Lawrence is hosting the Agent of the Year Awards.

Keynote speaker

Betty Ockerlander

Betty Ockerlander

Sales Agent, McGrath Epping

Betty Ockerlander is a highly accomplished and hardworking licensed sales agent at McGrath Epping. She is a dedicated individual who has achieved numerous record prices and awards during her two decades of providing her clients with impeccable service. Betty will speak about working towards efficiency and consistently better results.

Josh Cobb

Josh Cobb

Founder and CEO, Stepps

Josh founded Stepps in 2014, and since then has used his experience and expertise to advise hundreds of brands and agents at his workshops. As well as hosting popular podcast Real Estate Pros, Josh oversees digital strategy for top-performing real estate professionals and travels the globe each year for speaking engagements. Josh will discuss a fresh approach to marketing in real estate that cuts through all the noise online.

Lisa Jemmeson

Lisa Jemmeson

Senior Associate Litigation, JemmesonFisher

Lisa is a Senior Associate at JemmesonFisher in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, leading a team of litigators that each bring an area of specialisation to the Jemfish brand. With over 25 years’ experience in the property industry, Lisa holds a real estate, strata and business agents licence. She has owned and operated several large real estate agencies and brings a unique perspective, truly understanding her client’s objectives. Lisa will speak about Agent movement: when an agent moves on, who retains the database and relationships?

Panelists

Corinne Sukroo

Corinne Sukroo

Property Consultant, Bell Real Estate Olinda

Corinne’s passion for Real Estate has delivered success after success. Consistently awarded 'Top Performing Agent' in Olinda since 2010, she has also been Bell Real Estate's Agent of the Year, grossing highest sales from 2015 through to 2018. In her spare time she is learning to fly helicopters! Corinne is part of the Top 100 Panel Discussion.

Stuart Legg

Stuart Legg

Sales Executive, RE/MAX Regency Gold Coast

Stuart moved from London to the Gold Coast in 2003 and since then has taken to real estate with gusto. With a strong sporting background in Rugby Union, Cricket and in more recent years, marathon running, Stuart likens the competitive nature and the need for high performance in Real Estate to his days on the sports field. Stuart is part of the Top 100 Panel Discussion.

Jodie Curran

Jodie Curran

Principal, agent 4573

Jodie commenced her career five years ago as a residential real estate agent and after a phenomenal first year she became the lead real estate agent in her core area. Two years ago Jodie set up her own independent agency: agent4573, and she continues to lead the way with her unique branding and sales results. Jodie is part of the Top 100 Panel Discussion.

Brett Hayman

Brett Hayman

Principal, Hayman Partners Curtin

Brett moved to Canberra in 1992 to pursue a sporting career as a rowing coxswain. Winning silver at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, his focus on excellence has served him well throughout his career in real estate. Together with team members Martin Faux and Emily Antill, he has received countless accolades from various organisations. Brett is part of the Top 100 Panel Discussion.

Nick Auksorius

Nick Auksorius

Director of Property Management, Ray White Hobart

Nick began his career in property management six years ago, where he focused all his efforts on managing high-risk, high-return investments. It was this experience, combined with his strong belief in hard work and a people first approach, that has allowed him to successfully manage one of Hobart's fastest growing rental agencies. Nick is part of the Property Management Panel Discussion.

Regina McInnes

Regina McInnes

Director, McInnes Property Management

After 7 years in the real estate industry, in 1996 Regina established her own company, Core Property, now trading as McInnes Property Management. Regina’s highly regarded assistance to relocation agents, hands-on involvement in securing new business, supervision of the selection of tenants, lease drafting, property inspection and staff management have enabled her to maintain high standards across all areas of the business. Regina is part of the Property Management Panel Discussion.

Phillip Omann

Phillip Omann

Rental Department Manager, Jacobs & Lowe Mornington

Driven by the desire to make things easier for people, Philip is proudly passionate and knowledgeable about all things real estate. Having worked as a licensed estate agent since 1990, Phillip is a seasoned professional; experienced in all aspects including office management, sales, rentals, trust accounting and business development. Phillip is part of the Property Management Panel Discussion.