Featured speakers

Lee Lin Chin

In her multi-faceted career in media, Lee Lin Chin has been best known as a newsreader on SBS, a role from which she recently resigned. 

Her extra-curricular work is just as varied with regular appearances as MC, as host/facilitator in discussion panels, forums and interviews and in awards presentation hosting, educational and corporate videos, voiceovers and narration.

Lee Lin Chin is of Chinese extraction and has a worldly outlook with interests encompassing international affairs, history, literature and the arts.

Caroline Bolderston

BEING BOLD Coach/Trainer/Speaker

Caroline has over 15 years of industry experience. She has a serious passion for the real estate industry and a proven track record of real estate sales success. 

Her time as head of the Belle Property Academy saw Caroline transition from an award-winning sales agent to a well-regarded and highly respected coach, mentor and trainer to new agents right through to elite performers and business owners. Through her coaching and training company, Being Bold, Caroline is committed to achieving "breakthrough" for her clients, so they can realise and fulfil their potential. 

Caroline's understanding of functional real estate practices, performance intelligence and behavioural change enables her to help clients gain clarity and reconnect with their vision of a successful life. She inspires and motivates others to think bigger, bolder and better, build opportunities and live decisively. The result? Rewarding careers with financial freedom.

Maria Findikakis

Eview Group Director 

Maria is courage and determination personified. From early on in her real estate career, Maria quickly became a top negotiator and salesperson. Her natural warmth and ability to connect with people fuelling her desire to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Maria's passion is people, which is why she was attracted to recruitment at Eview Group. Scouting for driven candidates to capitalise on the freedom and support offered by Eview Group, Maria revels in the success of her team. 

With a genuine desire to see people succeed – and the ambition to remove industry obstacles limiting an agent success – Maria has grown Eview into an organisation that sees agents cheering their peers' success.

Together with Eview Group CEO and husband, Manos Findikakis, Maria strives for constant innovation. Their ever-evolving provision of solutions for real estate professionals is a result of their leadership and willingness to go against industry norms.

Jane Huxley

Spotify Managing Director

Jane is the Managing Director of Spotify (AuNZ). She is an experienced executive with a blue chip career traversing technological, telecommunication, media and music industries. Her previous positions include leadership roles at Pandora Internet Radio,, Fairfax Media, Earth Hour, Vodafone and Microsoft.

Jane has deep operating experience and proven competencies in growing revenue, building and motivating teams, cross-function negotiation, strategic planning, business development and partnerships.

Her extensive experience in marketing drives her passion for change and advocacy of digital-based business models. She is a polished and experienced storyteller – communicating value and building belief internally, and with media and market.

Jane is a graduate of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Maryanne Larkin

RUOK? Wife of Gavin Larkin (OAM), Founder of RUOK?

Maryanne is the wife of Gavin Larkin (OAM), founder of R U OK?

Gavin and Maryanne were married one year when Gavin’s father, Barry Larkin, took his own life. This shattering experience inspired Gavin to start R U OK?, an organisation committed to promoting connection to prevent suicide.

In 2010 Gavin and their eldest son Gus (aged 11), were both diagnosed with cancer in the space of one month. The family went on to undergo months of treatments and surgeries whilst Gavin continued his work on R U OK?. In 2011 Gavin lost his battle with non-hodgkin’s lymphoma. Two years later Gus succumbed to brain cancer at the age of 15. Maryanne had cared for and nursed them lovingly though their illnesses.

Along with her daughter, Josie (17yrs), and son Van (12yrs), Maryanne continues to support Gavin’s vision of reducing Australia’s suicide rates. She is incredibly proud of the legacy Gavin has left her and their children. Maryanne is also a passionate supporter of brain cancer research and would like to envisage a world where no child has to go through what her son, Gus, endured.

Katherine Newtown

RUOK? Campaign Director

Katherine is the Campaign Director of national suicide prevention charity R U OK? 

She is passionate about prevention and continues to be inspired by those in the community who believe in peer-to-peer support.

Katherine held a similar position for five years at White Ribbon Australia working to prevent violence against women. Her career in the not-for-profit world stemmed from a humbling and rewarding experience as a volunteer Lifeline telephone counsellor where she learned the true power of meaningful conversations.

Sherrie Storor

SHERRIESTOROR Real estate coach/mentor/speaker/agent

Sherrie has proven herself to be one of the industry’s most in-demand mentors, as she empowers agents to succeed without sacrifice.

Sherrie is a respected speaker at renowned industry events, including the Australian Real Estate Conference. She is also the organiser of the Women in Real Estate Business Series, through which she shares insightful knowledge accumulated from almost two decades of industry experience.

Sherrie's extraordinary career history includes launching a multiple-office project marketing and residential sales business, offloading her vast rent roll for a record sum in record time, growing a database of 35,000 contacts and personally selling more than 850 properties while being associated with the transactions of more than 4000 others. 

Sherrie proves it’s possible to attain significant financial wealth and enjoy a balanced lifestyle.

Suzannah Toop

Toop&Toop Chief Executive Officer

Suzannah is CEO at Toop&Toop Real Estate. Having worked at AMP Capital in property funds management in Sydney, she returned to Adelaide in 2012 and started working in her family business, Toop&Toop Real Estate.

Toop&Toop is widely acknowledged as the leading independent real estate agency in South Australia. As a nationally-recognised market leader, Toop&Toop has set the standard for innovation, marketing and communications, and has been recognised outside the industry for outstanding customer service, quality assurance and business excellence.

During her time as CEO at Toop&Toop, Suzannah was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of NSW in 2016 and co-founded real estate software start-up company, Virtual Agent with her sister Genevieve Toop in 2017.

  Industry Panel hosted by Kylie Walsh

Kylie Walsh

Di Jones

Kylie is the General Manager of DiJONES Real Estate and a Licensed Real Estate Agent.
With over twenty years’ experience in the industry, she has held a variety of roles that have taken her from the beach to the bush in positions of increasing responsibility. Walsh began her career at Elders Eastern Suburbs in Sydney and discovered her true calling working in the property industry.

Kylie has worked with LJ Hooker, one of Australia’s largest and most trusted real estate brands, managing their biggest franchise portfolio. While there, she increased sales revenue by 30 per cent and expanded the franchise network.

Florence Labadens


A skilled negotiator with excellent attention to detail, Florence's style is relaxed yet exceptionally focused.

With 12 years expertise in sales and an extensive database of local and overseas contacts, Florence brings excellent negotiation skills and
winning strategies to Cunninghams.

Florence thrives on Real Estate’s challenges and is able to deliver service that
consistently rises beyond her client’s expectations.

Warm and engaging, Florence has outstanding interpersonal skills and takes a genuine, empathetic interest in the people with whom she deals.

Kate Pearson

Kate’s early background is in Property Management having built the LJ Hooker Sunnybank Hills business from 66 properties in its infancy in 1993, to 750 within 5 years, and eventually over 1,200. 

In the process Kate has won LJ Hooker PM of the year several times and was invited to be a founder of the LJ Hooker PM Lead committee Captains Club. She was eventually elected into the Multimillion dollar performance Club and served in an advisory role.

Robyn Gleeson

Elders Real Estate Port Macquarie and Crescent Head

Robyn leads a large team of 36 including Port Macquarie and Crescent Head offering expertise mentoring and training with a passion for property management, human resources and business management.

Under Robyn’s direction, the team have achieved numerous National awards over the years including “Elite Status” for the property management team 7 years in succession along with personal excellence awards relating to the high standards and quality of her work.

Tamsin Wilson

Belle Property


Energetic and approachable, with over ten years’ real estate industry experience, Tamsin Wilson counts herself fortunate to have held a diverse range of roles both at corporate franchise head office and local agency level. Heading up the Property Management division at Belle Property Parramatta, she oversees one of largest rent rolls in Sydney. Their marketplace is very competitive, with over 130 different agencies servicing the area. It makes it important to stand out from the crowd, the Belle Property Parramatta team has worked very hard to make sure their systems and structure make them one of the best.

Zoe Robinson


Zoe Robinson holds a law degree and a Masters of Human Rights. Zoe worked for 6 years as a insolvency lawyer and has spent the last 3 years at Deloitte Sydney working in internal strategy roles. Zoe also volunteered for a number of months for an organisation based in Houston, Texas for an organisation that represented death row inmates. 

Having both experience in the professional services industry and the not for profit industry means that Zoe brings a balance of passion coupled with a “can do” attitude to her role as CEO of YFoundation. Zoe firmly believes that the youth should be given every opportunity to succeed and set themselves up for success, and that starts with a stable home and access to basic human rights that allow them to reach their full potential.




12 CPD Points
Learning Category 3

To obtain your CPD points, you will need to complete an online assessment which will be emailed to you after the event. 

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R U OK?'s vision is a world where we're all connected and are protected from suicide. Their mission is to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life. REINSW recognises that the real estate industry needs to do more to recognise individuals at risk and to help them.

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