We’re strategic business advisors, leadership and change consultants, workshop / conference designers and facilitators who work in close partnership with your teams to deliver lasting change. For over 30 years, Quest has successfully completed thousands of assignments spanning over 60 countries across a broad range of businesses and industries including mining, utilities, FMCG, banking and retail. By working across all industries and markets, we stay at the forefront of economic insight and help our clients to stay ahead of the curve.
Blake is a dynamic facilitator, speaker, published author and management consultant who has been recognised as one of the next generation leaders of Australia by the Queensland Premier at parliament house. Blake works with the award-winning global management consulting organisation, Quest Worldwide, assisting executive leadership teams develop and implement balanced business strategies and plans. He has had the privilege of working with some of world’s leading organisations.
Blake is also the founder of international Pay it Forward Day, which has inspired over 20 million acts of kindness in 80 countries with over 100 state and city proclamations. His first book Bullseye: The Ultimate Guide to Achieving your Goals is published by the largest non-fiction publisher in the world, (Wiley) was named one of the ‘must read books of the year’ by the Australian Institute of Management and was selected to be part of the Times Lifestyle Series in India.
Blake has several years’ experience sitting on boards as the Vice Chairperson of the Life Changing Experiences Foundation and as the NSW president of National Speakers Association of Australia. He has managed highly successful teams and has featured on Australian radio and television, including Sunrise and the Today show.
Blake is degree-qualified in education and has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at UTS (with Distinction). He is based in Sydney, Australia, and believes he has the best job in the world.
Blake has had the privilege of contributing to a number of publications over the past few years including:
His most recent articles can be found here:
"Blake managed to transfix an entire audience. His energy and commitment to growth is infectious. In just one hour it was evident Blake had made a life changing impact on participants."
Sky News - Jacinta Tynan, Presenter & Author
"Blake's engaging energy, clarity of expression and disarming sincerity make him an excellent speaker. Positive feedback from the most unanticipated of listeners in our audience, distinguish him as a gifted communicator. Blake's creative facility with technology, his polished speaking and his exuberant but well-reasoned optimism make him a youthful presenter of choice for the twenty first century."
Catholic Education Diocese, Conference Organiser & Team Leader, M Hopkins
"Blake was one of our speakers in the HR Summit 09 in Singapore. His presentation is interesting and engaging. I enjoyed working with him and would recommend him for any other events."
Key Media International (Singapore), M Neo - General Manager
"Thank you Blake for the wonderful role you played at our conference this year. Your professionalism, spontaneity, and all round appreciation and understanding of the delegates was exceptional. I really appreciated the time and preparation you put into the "front end' which meant I was totally confident of your ability to ensure everyone had a good time. You are a "gold class' Master of Ceremonies, intelligent, creative, entertaining and thoroughly likeable!"
National Employment Services Australia, C Gregson - Conference Manager
"Your presentation captivated the audience from the word go. Entertaining and thought provoking, the feedback was exceptional and I can't wait to hear you speak again in May."
CPA Australia, H Jeptha - Events Manager
"Your 5 speeches were absolutely brilliant. You have amazing energyand passion for what you do, and everyone gained great value from your talks. I look forward to you speaking at our conference in Philadelphia later this year. Thank you so very much!!"
Delphi Corp - S. Miller, Regional Human Resources Manager
"I have been involved in nearly 2000 conferences, seminars, and workshops. I was so impressed with your hosting skills as well as your lead-ins for the speakers, which enabled them to open from such a high point. You connected with the audience and speakers alike, be it from the podium or from the floor, on camera or in interview mode, not only relaxing the speakers but helping lift them into their delivery. Thank you for your valuable contribution and I look forward to working with you again."
M Heath, Director Communique Australasia (Sydney, Auckland)