Presentations, workshops, masterclasses and webinars

Todd Davies is a highly sought after speaker, panellist, and facilitator who stimulates new thinking, discussion and creates energy for action with practical and pragmatic ways forward.

Drawing across extensive research and ongoing work across a range of industries, he helps audiences to see new things, new connections with a particular focus on the future, what’s possible, what’s necessary and practical next steps.

He also regularly moderates panels in public forums and private session (Chatham House style sessions) and has set up leading best practice forums and businesses in this area.

What people say:

“He did an excellent job of outlining ways to identify and prepare for Black Swans and suggested a practical framework to help remove some of your organization’s blind spots.  I was so impressed by his thought provoking comments that I mentioned him and his presentation during my keynote address.” Global Chairman, Institute of Internal Auditors

“Excellent – the best session I have attended today. Only wish it had been a double session!”   SOPAC

“Todd is a top-shelf director who combines deep insight, amazing networks and compelling narrative to drive organisational performance.” EGM Strategy and Performance, major utility

“Interesting case study and great insights.”   SOPAC

Great wealth of knowledge.” Australian National Public Sector Governance Forum 

“Net promoter scores of 9s and 10s.” Australian Institute of Company Directors

Pricing and how to book:

Our pricing is commensurate with the level of preparation and the duration and intensity of the sessions.

  • $: Off the rack – lunch and learn and team sessions by Zoom
  • $$: Tailored workshops and masterclasses
  • $$$: Bespoke

We also do a limited number of pro bono sessions for professional bodies. Note: a fee applies for in house sessions and conference companies.

Please note that new material requires significant research and preparation time and attracts an additional fee.  Current topics and recent presentations are more easily accommodated. See the list below for current topics.

To book Todd please contact us via the contact us

Current topics:

  • Emerging risk
  • Strategic risk and business model disruption
  • Hayne Royal Commission and the APRA CBA report
  • Reputation, conduct and trust
  • Risk leadership
  • Assurance best practice
  • Good governance

Recent presentations:


  • End of day wrap | Inaugural Audit & Risk Committee Forum | AICD / SOPAC 
  • The Convergence of Governance, Risk and Compliance | Chartered Secretaries Annual Corporate Update 
  • Working Effectively with Audit Committees | Private session with a mid-tier accounting firm
  • Building a Good Audit Committee | SOPAC – IIA’s premier regional conference for Australia, South Pacific & Asia (with Jon Isaacs – prominent Audit Committee Chair)
  • ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Revised Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations | Institute of Internal Auditors Canberra Chapter
  • Audit Committees – Public vs Private Sector | Asia Pacific Public Sector Forum panel, Canberra

Risk and strategy

  • Risk management and risk leadership | Interactive workshop for Behind Closed Doors mentoring group
  • Risk and Governance implications of COVID and beyond | Semi daily LinkedIn risk briefings from March through May 2020 | Watch here
  • Reputation – the greatest asset and risk of all | Australian Institute of Company Directors | Presentation summary and webinar replay
  • Risk Oversight for Not for Profits | Australian Institute of Company Directors | Overview and webinar replay
  • Managing Risk in a Changing Environment | Private session
  • Market trends / Outcompeting the competition | Private strategy session with a prominent risk solutions provider
  • Strategic risk | National 1/2 day training course + in-house training for a Big 4 bank
  • Horizon auditing – Scenario planning for Black Swans | IIA Asia Pacific Conference (SOPAC) 
  • Risk Leadership | Private session with the executive team of an ASX 100 company
  • Risk and Responsibility | Association of Heads of Australian University Colleges and Halls (AHAUCHI) national congress – now University Colleges Australia | Pre-conference interview here
  • Understanding Strategic Risk | National masterclass series – IIA-Australia
  • Business Model Innovation | Australia Beyond Broadband Panel
  • The Real Risks of Business as Usual | WA Water Strategy & Climate Change Resilient Futures Strategy Forum
  • Smashing Open the Addiction to Business as Usual | Bryant University / Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce (USA)
  • New global risk standard – ISO 31000 | Interview on the new global standard | YouTube series
  • Futurecasting | Mega trends for forecasting, strategy and risk in a rapidly changing world – ACL user’s forum
  • The Black Swan Myth Debunked | Corporate Risk Management – Strategic Resilience for Emerging Risks | Sydney

Assurance and internal audit

  • Agile Auditing – from theory to practice | In-house session | Presentation summary and highlights
  • How Internal Audit adds value during COVID | Interview with Richard Chambers, Global President and CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors | Public video interviews
  • Audit 2030: A retrospective look from the future | CPA Congress 2015
  • Strategy partner – Internal audit’s role in delivering organisational strategy | SOPAC 
  • Audit Committee expectations of internal audit | Report out from the sixth annual stakeholder expectations survey | SOPAC 2014 | Webinar replay (registration required)
  • Best practices in public sector internal audit, audit committees and risk management | IIA Asia Pacific Conference (SOPAC)
  • Providing Internal Audit Opinions | National masterclass & webinar series – IIA-Australia
  • Audit Opinions – Part of the process or optional extra | AICD National Public Sector Conference
  • Internal audit as a change agent | ICAA Business forum Victoria (CPE week, Melbourne)
  • Fundamental change in the Audit Profession… Where is it going, how will it affect you and what do you need to do about it? | NSW Internal Audit congresses, Sydney, Penrith (IIA)