Neryl East
Senior Facilitator

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Wollongong)
Master of Arts (University of Wollongong)
Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAFE NSW)
Certified Speaking Professional (Professional Speakers Australia)

Areas of specialisation
Communication, leadership, coaching, facilitation, keynote speaking


Dr Neryl East is a communication and credibility expert who shows leaders and teams how to stand out, accelerate their success and avoid costly reputation mistakes.

Neryl started as a journalist in radio before moving to television where for ten years she reported every conceivable type of story. She has since held senior corporate communication roles in government and tertiary education.

Neryl is a highly experienced keynote speaker, facilitator and communication strategist with clients across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Neryl is also a Certified Speaking Professional – a global designation awarded to only a small percentage of professional speakers. She is currently the NSW President of Professional Speakers Australia.

Neryl holds a Master of Arts and PhD in Journalism and is the author of five books including an Amazon best-seller. She teaches communications at the University of Technology Sydney and the University of Wollongong and has facilitated international conferences on a variety of subjects.

Previous/Current Clients
Local Government around Australia, including: Shellharbour, Yarra City, Salisbury, Mosman, Kiama, Canada Bay, Latrobe, Playford, Mildura, Wingecarribee, Camden, Coffs Harbour, Snowy Valleys, Shoalhaven, Blacktown. Transport for NSW, QBE Australia, SDN Children’s Services, Grant Broadcasters, NSW Department of Planning and Environment, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, University of Wollongong, ClubsNSW, State Emergency Service, SA, ANZ