Matt Church is an expert on work life integration who specialises in the 'Chemistry of Success'. He believes that motivation is more about the drugs in our brain and our body than almost any other single factor. He is the author of several books including

Sydney, NSW, Australia

About Matt Church ... One of the top 10 speakers in Australia

Matt Church is an expert on work life integration who specialises in the 'Chemistry of Success'. He believes that motivation is more about the drugs in our brain and our body than almost any other single factor. He is the author of several books including Adrenaline Junkies , Seretonin Seekers and the best seller, Highlife 24/7 Matt explains how to 'Fix How You Feel' to conference and corporate groups around the world.

When people describe a Matt Church seminar they use words like: “Clear.. Pragmatic.. Energetic .. Humourous .. Clever.. Effective.. Original.. Empowering.. Focussed.. Innovative and Uncommon”

Matt is the smart choice as a speaker or workshop leader for intelligent audiences. He has worked within corporate environments and on the conference circuit for the past 10 years focusing on enhanced productivity and quality of life. A science background means he is always relevant, cutting edge and sharply pragmatic.

He is well known for his informative, entertaining and energetic sessions. He provides intelligent solutions to increase personal productivity, avoid burnout and increase energy and passion. His clients have described Matt as a "true professional", "the best ever seen", "gifted and down to earth". He has the rare ability to leave his audience buzzing. The seminars could be categorised in the motivation and lifestyle genre.

Matt draws on an academic background in applied science and human performance. His sessions address the need to develop coping strategies as people are pressured to do more with less.

He is committed to providing leading edge information in his presentations ensuring that they are grounded in the principles of quality and practicality. He employs a small group of dedicated researchers to assist with this.

Matt is the Winner of the Nevin Award 2003 Awarded by the speaking industry to the one speaker each year who demonstrates exceptional skill and quality of service to the profession

Matt’s 3 most selected topics are:

  • The Chemistry of Success
  • The Art of Dynamic Delivery
  • Work Smarter | Live Intelligently
ANZ Funds Management
Just a quick note to say thanks again for a great presentation Friday. Initial feedback is that you will be receiving almost as many e-mails as there were participants and that I feel would be one of the best measures of the impact that you had on them. National Manager, Insurance, ANZ Funds Management
Macquarie Bank
Your presentation was excellent. You hit the spot and right through the weekend people were referring to "what Matt said". I appreciated having someone who I respect and trust to open our conference. Macquarie Bank
TAFE Sydney
I wish to thank you most profoundly for your wonderful and above all sensational presentation. I received the feedback and everyone thoroughly enjoyed your session Faculty Director of Arts & Media/Tourism & Hospitality, TAFE Sydney
Matt, your session was the perfect start to our conference. The evaluations were excellent and are proof of the relevance of your topic to our participants. You certainly set the mood for the remainder of our conference, which has been described as our “best ever.” Your contribution to the success of this event is greatly appreciated. Manager Business Development, TAFE
Anderson & Brian Chartered Accountants
I have had many phone calls saying how our presentation was just the tonic that was needed. Matt, thank you for a very professional presentation, your enthusiasm is contagious. Partner, Anderson & Brian Chartered Accountants
Australian Society of CPAs
We really appreciate the time and effort involved in the preparation and delivery of the presentation. Your support greatly assisted in the smooth running of this successful event and in making my job on site particularly trouble free. Professional Development Manager, Australian Society of CPAs
Colonial Wholesale Financial Services
Dear Matt
I would like to thank you for an excellent presentation at the Colonial NSW 1999 Kick off meeting on Tuesday the 2nd of February.
As the host it is always worrying that speakers will be unrehearsed or inappropriate. The feedback received has been extremely positive and this success is only due to the excellent presentation you gave. State Manager Sales Operations, Colonial Wholesale Financial Services
Coopers & Lybrand
It was really a pleasure to watch the audience listen to your presentation last Friday afternoon. Thank you very much for an excellent presentation which was enjoyed by all. Coopers & Lybrand
CPA Congress.
Congress was a great success and your contribution ensured this as your presentation was one of the highlights of the conference. Professional Development Officer, CPA Congress.
Lend Lease Financial Planning
The best barometer always is what the customer thinks and the feedback from your session was outstanding - they all wanted more. Extra effort separates the true professional, and is no doubt the reason why you are enjoying the success that you are. Lend Lease Financial Planning
Lend Lease
Matt’s presentations are always eagerly received by our employees and their partners. Feedback form the participants attribute the outstanding success of his sessions to his professionalism and program content that is both interesting and informative. Manager, Lend Lease
Lend Lease
I have taken a few comments from the employees’ evaluations, which were completed at the end of the conference;
“Matt Church – excellent in content in delivery”. “Matt was both entertaining and informative and flawless as a speaker” “Matt’s seminar was a wonderful eye opener which was delivered at a level that was easy to understand but not too simplistic. A wonderful delivery was given by Matt, would not change a thing”. Programs Co-ordinator, Lend Lease
Mortgage Division Macquaire Bank
Just wanted to say a BIG thank you for your was the best I had ever seen. Everyone walked away feeling great and saying how much they picked up from the session. You’d be pleased to know lots of people have been walking around saying “Matt said...” which I think is the best kind of feedback. Mortgage Division Macquaire Bank


Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals
At the annual Can-fit-Pro Fitness Conference in Canada, Matt Church was awarded the delegates choice as the Favourite International Presenter.
Matt consistently proves to the fitness industry that he is one of it’s top leaders by his commitment his participants, his clients and our organisation. He is truly an inspirational speaker who knows how to connect with his audience Associate Director, Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals
City of Richmond – Vancouver, BC
Matt is a very gifted speaker who is very down to earth and passionate about what he does. In fact at our recent conference he received perfect scores in every one of his sessions with comments such as “ he took really challenging dry information and made it really fun to learn, I will never forget some of the examples he used and will be able to share them with my clients in a way they will understand. Thanks for such an inspiring and informative session”. Wellness Program Co-ordinator, City of Richmond – Vancouver, BC
Network for Fitness Professionals
As you are aware, our delegates have developed very high expectations over the years. Your presentations met and exceeded those expectations, in fact delegates were most impressed with your sessions and indicated this in the session evaluations:
“ Brilliant info..outstanding practical value session I’ve done in years”. “ Fantastic Communicator...definitely knows his stuff”. Convention Manager, Network for Fitness Professionals
Queensland Fitness & Health Association INC.
The feedback we have received has been very positive and showed that everyone, including those who had done your session before found the afternoon very interesting, lots of great tips and ideas plus very entertaining. Administration Officer, Queensland Fitness & Health Association INC.
Reebok International
The feedback to date has been overwhelming positive which is a credit to you as a presenter and fitness professional. Marketing Manager, Reebok International
Adelaide Convention & Tourism Authority
Thank you for a most riveting and inspirational presentation. Many of the people who attended were overwhelmed with your enthusiasm, and have certainly expressed interest in listening to you again. Adelaide Convention & Tourism Authority
Hotel Dynamics
Looking back, I think this was your third or fourth guest speaking role with us and each time it has been fresh, entertaining and thought provoking. It would be absolutely true to say that you are the guest speaker of choice, not only from the company’s perspective but also our delegates and staff. Managing Partner, Hotel Dynamics
Sheraton Wentworth Hotel Sydney
Your enthusiasm and energy has inspired many of us to act on those principles discussed. My only regret was that your time was limited to one hour – it certainly is a topic that could generate many more lessons Training Manager, Sheraton Wentworth Hotel Sydney
SPHC Group- Parkroyal – Centra – Travelodge
We had high expectations of your presentation but you even surpassed these. For the first time ever in the history of our conferences, people are talking about the speakers rather than the evening entertainment! This is due in no small part to the contribution you made to our day, and is evidenced by the number of people who have already taken up the opportunity for the follow up online coaching course. General Manager – Human Resources, SPHC Group- Parkroyal – Centra – Travelodge
Thomas Cook
Many thanks for an excellent presentation. It was pitched exactly right. All the consultants are still talking about your presentation. I think the most positive feedback I’ve got is that it was something they themselves could use in their personal lives. Thomas Cook


AMP Corporate & Employee Benefits
Your session was energetic, enthusiastic and extremely well received by the audience. I have included some of the conference feedback below:
“Matt Church was excellent” “Very motivating, insightful and a lot of fun” “Enlightening and energising” Manager Promotions & Events, AMP Corporate & Employee Benefits
J & H Marsh & McLennan
It is obvious that our delegates appreciated the introduction of a non-insurance broking topic into the programme and your light-hearted approach to a serious subject was well received. Some of the comments we received were “Matt was a cut above the usual motivational speaker”, “Matt was an excellent choice” and “ Matt was entertaining as well as educational. Chief Executive, J & H Marsh & McLennan
The feedback has been extremely positive again with all attendees rating your session as one of the best over the two days. MLC
National Insurance Brokers Association
Matt did a great job at our convention. His presentation was first class ...even better than I had ever heard him before. He’s slick and sassy (in a very professional way) and importantly spot on with his message.
Delegates did not feel threatened or confronted by the topic because it was delivered in such a practical, helpful manner. They can only benefit with Matt’s suggestions on how to stay fit for business. Executive Director, National Insurance Brokers Association
OAMPS Insurance Brokers Ltd.
All I can say is “WOW”. What a presentation! The delegates were buzzing after your session.
I have had rave reviews about the information, the delivery, the common sensibility and the ‘fun’ way you got your message across. In our opinion, you made the conference! National Strategic Development Manager, OAMPS Insurance Brokers Ltd.


Blake Dawson Waldron
The feedback has been remarkably positive and people have made the following comments:
“It was by far one of the most interesting and impressive seminars I have attended at BDW – everyone was happy, laughing and really relaxed”
“ I went along expecting it to be juts another run of the mill seminar on how to get your life together and was pleasantly surprised by how interesting, fun and enlightening it was”
On a personal note, I could not have been happier with the outcome and feeling generated amongst the office. Training Manager, Blake Dawson Waldron

Professional Organisations

American Chamber of Commerce in Australia.
With our never-ending busy schedules and the need to work at our peak, your lessons and advice on balancing the two using our natural chemicals were highly relevant. Your enthusiasm and entertaining session was obvious and your ability to seek audience participation worked extremely well.
You have been a quintessential ingredient in our goal for another successful year. General Manager, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia.
Aston James International
I very much admire your skill and professionalism in presentation, The feedback indicated that they universally thoroughly enjoyed your session. You created and maintained the right connection with the group under the most testing of circumstances. Well done. Aston James International
Australian Institute of Management
We received excellent feedback from the audience last night; the practical approach was appreciated and you’ve left them all with much food for thought. The comments on our feedback sheets were very positive and the only downside was that people wanted more! AIM Network Co-ordinator, Australian Institute of Management
Austswim Inc. New South Wales
Many thanks for your 'dymanic' presentation to the AUSTSWIM Training & Development Program. Based on the personal feedback that I received and the evaluations that I have read, your session simply 'blew them away'. Austswim Inc. New South Wales
City Swap
The feedback from the people present at the breakfast has been excellent. Comments included “I liked Matt’s enthusiasm and clarity of the presentation”.
On a personal note I found your presentation was powerful, entertaining and I walked away with the practical skills that I could put into practise immediately. Program Director, City Swap
City Swap
Ever since the members who have had the fortune to hear you have been singing your praises. Only a few days ago I heard one of the attendees referring to dietary changes he was taking because of what you shared – the mark of a powerful presentation! You really hit a lot of buttons and your message and humour were equally appreciated and enjoyed. Programme Convenor, City Swap
Combined Rural Traders
Your high- energy presentations were informative and fun and you kept the audience stimulated with the interactive segments. Our delegates gave you top marks in our post conference survey and we very much appreciate your contribution to the success of our conference. General Manager Sales & Marketing, Combined Rural Traders
Endeavour SWAP Club
We really appreciate you time and effort Matt, in assisting our members improve their business and their professional development with your presentation. It was such a buzzy, fun and informative morning – the audience were completely blown away with your energy, professionalism and content!! Endeavour SWAP Club
On behalf of the Goodfellows Committee Members and myself I would like to thank and congratulate you on your presentation to our 1997 Goodfellows A.G.M. I realised the benefit of engaging your services that made the whole session the success it was. Once again a big thanks to yourself and your terrific staff. Goodfellows
Guild Commercial Limited
Matt Church is a gifted speaker who knows his subject inside out and is able to draw his audience into easy participation through the deft use of humour, knowledge and lateral thought. He speaks clearlyl and is easily understood. He has made public speaking his craft and obviously enjoys what he does - his audiences do also. Guild Commercial Limited
Meetings Industry Association Of Australia
Your presentation was both informative and stimulating for which we have received positive feedback form the participants including
“ Fantastic session, could warrant a full day” “Matt was wonderfully entertaining, but more than that he made me think” Project Manager, Meetings Industry Association Of Australia
You were a hit! What great levels of energy you were able to generate from the room The Team, Ovations
Professional Public Relations Pty Ltd
Above all your energy, enthusiasm and rapport with the audience made for an commendable and memorable presentation.
We received positive feedback following the seminar from the attendees and staff, a testimony to your successful presentation. Professional Public Relations Pty Ltd
Society Consumer Affairs Professionals
Your presentation was light-hearted and most enjoyable. It met with keen interest from the delegates and we have received some very positive feedback. President, Society Consumer Affairs Professionals
Tennis Professionals Australia
Your presence and contribution were of great value. The presentation was professionally delivered and was very well received by all our delegates. As a result and in light of the company of the other nationally recognised speakers, you were by far the most popular and requested presenter, a true testimonial of your great talents Tennis Professionals Australia
The Institute of Quarrying Australia
The feedback we received indicated that the delegates thoroughly enjoyed your presentation, which added a different dimension to the Conference program. We commend you on your professionalism and ability to deliver a presentation in an informative and fun manner and will be more than happy to speak with potential clients. Conference Manager, The Institute of Quarrying Australia

Real Estate

First National Real Estate
I have been organising conferences for some years now and never have I had such a positive response from and audience with regard to a speaker. Your performance was motivational, fun, educational and left everyone wanting more. Only a great speaker can achieve that. First National Real Estate
L.J. Hooker
Thank you so much for your wonderful contribution to the outstanding success of our Round Table last week. You were the perfect person to present two sessions as your speaking style is so easy to listen to. All the feedback has been fantastic and people are absolutely raving about your session. It is always a great relief to have a speaker who is prepared to go the extra mile. L.J. Hooker
McGrath Total Real Estate Training
Your session the 'Chemistry of Success' was a big hit at AREC. The feedback was excellent and it was certainly one of the conference's more informative and inspiring sessions. The AREC audience related to you and you made an incredible difference. You informed, inspired, motivated and made them laugh. Directors, McGrath Total Real Estate Training
Real Estate Institute of NSW
So overwhelmingly positive was the response of delegates, that a booking is soon to be made for you to address the delegates at the Real Estate Institute's National Property Management Convention in Adelaide May 1999. Real Estate Institute of NSW
Real Institute of NSW
I am sure you will agree that the atmosphere of the day provided and enormous amount of energy and enthusiasm. Coupled with the information, tips and techniques gained, participants were able to return to their offices with a greater level of motivation – a factor that can only be good for our industry. President, Real Institute of NSW


Microsoft Canada Co.
I would like to thank you for your extraordinary presentation. You held an audience captive. Your humour and sense of timing worked extremely well. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Thank you again for visiting Microsoft Canada. Manager Technical Support, Microsoft Canada Co.
The feedback from the team has been very positive and we’re all eager to put into practice all the new things we’ve learnt. Yet again I was amazed at how well you were able to present these technical topics in an easy and compelling style.
I look forward to working more closely with you in the future, as we do want to do a follow-up session and thank you once again for your time. Director, Organisations Customer Unit, Microsoft


In particular, I would like to especially thank you for your interactive and entertaining sessions. We were also very appreciative of your willingness to attend all of the functions and be ‘be there’ for the delegates.
Once again thanks again for making Pacesetters such a great event Commercial Manager Marketing, Optus
Allergan Australia
I wanted to let you know that your session was a hit and you were certainly regarded as one of the successful features of a very good conference. There was reference to your presentation throughout the week! Managing Director, Allergan Australia
Caribiner Wavelength
Your presentation was not only informative and interesting it was full of energy and lots of fun. It was a pleasure dealing with you and we look forward to working with you in the future. Caribiner Wavelength
Chaucer International
What a presentation!!! We have already had plenty of fantastic feedback from both our members and guests. Your average score was 20 out of 10 General Manager, Chaucer International
Commercial Manager, Marketing
In particular, I would like to especially thank you for your interactive and entertaining sessions. We were also very appreciative of your willingness to attend all of the functions and to “be there” for the delegates. Having sees the delegates lifestyle habits first hand, I am sure you will agree that they need a lifestyle coach.
Once again thanks for making pacesetters such a great event! Ian Acheson, Commercial Manager, Marketing
Compass Management & Leasing
His style ensures that the sessions are fast paced and extremely enjoyable. He always manages to include the audience in his presentation and seems to make you feel that he is speaking only to you. Compass Management & Leasing
CPS Hardware
Wow! “Thanks” seems a bit ordinary as a response to two highly entertaining, highly informative energy charged sessions at our conference.
All our members attending the group meeting, which followed your Healthy Breakfast session on Sunday, voted to have you back again. Marketing Manager, CPS Hardware
Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited
The feedback was most impressive. I would highly recommend you to other organisations. Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited
Express Data
Matt Church headlined our annual company weekend and was the hit of the day. I have organised many such events but Matt was outstanding, he had the whole company talking for weeks afterwards. Not only was he entertaining, but his positive message really got people thinking and taking definite steps towards improving their health and lifestyle. National Marketing Manager, Express Data
Nugan Group Pty Ltd
The dinner address by Matt was a highlight of the program. Matt’s energetic and fun address was well received by all. His very straightforward and easy strategies to change the way you live your life and things you can do here and now.
I strongly believe that anyone who hears Matt Church speak will come away with a number of simple ways to improve the quality of their lives. Marketing Manager, Nugan Group Pty Ltd
Terry White Management Pty Ltd
The feedback from delegates and management has been excellent, highlighting the professionalism of your presentation and the relevant content to our group.
Matt, thank you once again for your outstanding contribution and for allowing us to tap into your experience and knowledge to make our conference both an enjoyable experience and ultimately an overwhelming success. Events Manager, Terry White Management Pty Ltd
The Peninsula Group, Hong Kong
Everyone is still raving about your talk, and some actually took up regular exercise as a result. Thanks again for the very interesting and entertaining show. The Peninsula Group, Hong Kong
TRS Staffing Solutions
You were the perfect close to our conference yesterday. As you anticipated, the delegates felt that by having you talk to them we were showing concern for their well being and contributing something of a more personal nature. TRS Staffing Solutions
Vickering Pty Ltd
I would like to thank you greatly for the fantastic performance you put on for us and our clients in Melbourne on 21st July 1998. We have had many clients call us to tell us how much they learned and enjoyed from you that morning. Vickering Pty Ltd

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