Michelle Ray

Founder & CEO, Lead Yourself First Enterprises

Born in Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Michelle Ray is a health and safety speaker renowned for her expertise on leadership, accountability, influence and building outstanding safety cultures. Michelle demonstrates a deep understanding of team dynamics, interpersonal communication and personal responsibility. She has worked with hundreds of leaders and their teams in diverse industries including occupational health and safety sectors within private and public enterprise, construction mining as well as oil and gas. Her style has been described as dynamic, fun refreshing, uplifting with a common-sense message.

As an in-demand business conference speaker for more than 20 years, Michelle has earned the Certified Speaking Professional Designation, held by less than 1200 people worldwide. Michelle is the author of Lead Yourself First! Indispensable Lessons in Business & in Life, contributor for the Globe and Mail Leadership Lab Column and has appeared as a guest on numerous TV and current affairs programs.

12:50 - 1:50

Wednesday 12th May

Safety Leadership: It Starts And Ends With Me

Delivering her message with insight, wit and humour, Michelle’s energizing, informative and popular keynote presentation will remind attendees of the power of personal leadership. You will learn accountability strategies to use long after the conference ends to take the lead, embrace challenges and break down barriers to success.