Teachers

An exceptional team of performance coaches, leading experts and thought leaders have been
carefully curated to help you boost work performance and personal performance to incredible levels.

Sam Makhoul

Sam Makhoul is program director and chief curator of expert speakers and contributors. He is also author of the
book, A Higher Branch.

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Alessandra Edwards

Alessandra Edwards is a performance expert who’s obsessed with one question: how far can we stretch our genetic
limit so we can achieve our maximum potential?

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Carl Honoré

As the global guru on the Slow Movement, he travels the world to teach individuals and organisations how to
power forward by slowing down.

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David Goggins

David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL and the only member of the U.S. Armed Forces ever to complete SEAL
training, U.S. Army Ranger School, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller training.

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Dr Guy Winch

Is a licensed psychologist, author, and in-demand keynote speaker who is a leading advocate for integrating the
science of emotional health into our daily lives, workplaces, and education systems.

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Dr. Jenn Mann

The most recognized female psychologist in the U.S. as a columnist, author, speaker, radio host, and
psychological expert on television.

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Jim Kwik

Jim is a world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, and optimal brain performance.

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Joachim Herrmann

Building biology Services started in 1993 (as Livspace), pioneering Buildingbiology in Australia. While studying
Biology with an emphasis on Ecology at the University of Hamburg, Joachim was also fascinated with sustainable
and healthy building methods.

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Luke Khoury

Luke Khoury is a Sydney-based sports chiropractor and accredited exercises physiologist. Since a young age, he has been drawn toward physical activity after taking part in an array of sports from representative soccer, athletics and surf boat rowing.

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Mark Bunn

Surely it should be simpler? That was the thought that possessed Mark after completing an honours degree in
exercise physiology, a demanding course of studies deeply entrenched in western health science.

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Phong Thach

Mr. Phong Thach is an incredible new thought leader in the area of mobility training for
people who sit for long periods. He will be presenting a much-anticipated short session on body
movement and posture training.

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Tom Sullivan

We are excited to announce that Tom Sullivan, has joined the Higher Branch faculty as our Meditation Coach. Tom
is a meditation teacher based in Sydney with over 10 years’ experience, studying, practicing and teaching
meditation.

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