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Silvia Damiano

Silvia Damiano

Entrepreneur, scientist, author and educator, Silvia Damiano is an exceptional speaker on leadership. Silvia is a leadership activist and a change agent and creator of the i4 Neuroleader Model.

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Testimonials for Silvia Damiano

“Silvia is an exceptional speaker on leadership. She has presented for The Eventful Group on a number of occasions, always rating as one of our best speakers. Silvia's inclusive and interactive style is refreshing and invigorating, whilst her content is a balance of science and inspiration that will appeal to everybody in the room.”

Sophie Sipsm, Senior Producer at The Eventful Group


Silvia Damiano is a brilliant presenter and leader in the field of neuroleadership. I am thrilled that we were able to present her techniques to the broader firm.

McCabe Curwood Lawyers


Silvia's work is outstanding. It provides a new and creative way to look at leadership and personal effectiveness. Her scientific credibility, combined with an engaging and approachable personality, makes any presentation both useful and enjoyable.

Australian Antartic Division


Silvia Damiano has just finished delivering 13 workshops for us at NAB and has been an absolute delight to work with. It’s not just her knowledge of neuroscience but also her passion for the brain that shines through in her delivery and leaves people wanting more.

National Australia Bank

Silvia Damiano Travels from NSW
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Silvia Damiano's Biography

Silvia's curiosity about the human brain led her to a decade long journey of research into optimal brain functioning and the application of neuroscience in leadership and daily life.


She has a passionately held belief, that leaders in our 21st century global economy and their organisations must radically change long-held ideas of what constitutes effective leadership. In her ground-breaking new book, Silvia provides both compelling evidence, the case for change and then a path forward for leaders to embrace a new leadership model - the i4 Neuroleader.


Silvia Damiano is the creator, thought leader and master trainer of the i4 Neuroleader Model & 360˚ Feedback Assessment Tool, founding The About my Brain Institute with the purpose of democratising leadership & neuroscience.


Silvia's vision with the i4 Methodology is to reshape the way professionals interact with their teams and clients in the space of leadership development, aiming to establish collaborative partnerships with experienced and talented L&D and OD professionals.


Silvia has worked in different countries, across many industries, helping teams and organisations improve business performance. Silvia’s clients have described her as a passionate, dynamic, a highly experienced speaker and master facilitator on the topics of Emotional Intelligence, Neuroleadership & Engagement.


Silvia Damiano delivers motivational, high-energy and educational keynote presentations, workshops and team development sessions. Shortly after becoming a TEDx speaker, Silvia was voted "Best Speaker of the Year" by The Australian Legal Management Association of Australia (ALPMA).


Silvia is a gifted and experienced communicator, with over 20 years of international experience in strategic consulting and leadership development who is able to delight any audience.


Speaking Topics Include

The Neurobiology of Innovation (& Creative Thinking) - Creativity, originality and innovation are in high demand in the 21st Century and the biggest asset when it comes to differentiating a thriving organisation from the rest.


Brain-Friendly Leadership & the 9 habits of a future-fit mind - As the world changes, our understanding of how the brain works is also changing. Learning about our biology can give us a competitive edge when it comes to leading ourselves and others. After all, it is the ability to learn new things that allows us to face different challenges, overcome them and achieve our dreams.

In this mind-blowing keynote presentation, Silvia Damiano will discuss the relevance of re-skilling for the future and how to support this process with brain-friendly habits.


Leading in the Imagination Age: How I Used Data to Diagnose Common Problems in Leadership - Leading in the Imagination Age requires leaders to navigate complexity, to quickly pivot in uncertain times and to switch on their imagination to have a competitive edge.