John Toomey



John Toomey is one of Australia’s most sought-after speakers on a variety of Human Wellbeing subjects. He is widely respect right across the world for his Speaking, his Writing and his guidance on Workplace Wellness and Leadership issues.

Original from the Central Darling Downs in Queensland, John lives in Melbourne’s inner bayside region.

He speaks with incredible presence and connection and a deep passion for the betterment of life for all living things.


Distance Running, Ocean Swimming, Meeting New People, Talking to school Groups, Brewing Kombucha and making, Vegetable Ferments, Sipping a Quiet Coffee in good Cafes, Training with my Son Cheyne, Hanging with my Grandkids


  • Workplace Wellness
  • Fatigue Prevention
  • Resilience and Mental Wellbeing
  • Creating Cultures of Care
  • Men’s Health–Women’s Health
  • Leadership


  • Chair-Wellness at Work Initiative – Global Wellness Institute – Miami
  • Content and Feature Writer – Chopra Global – New York
  • Licensed Avatar® Master


  • Telstra–NAB – John Holland Group – BHP – CPB – Lend Lease
  • Australian Government – Victorian Government – Fulton Hogan
  • AGL – Thales Group – QBE – Allianz – Marsh – AON – EML
  • Wesfarmers – Lion Nathan – Metro Trains – Acciona – Linfox

Education Positions Heald

  • RMIT School of Health Sciences – Course Advisory Committee 2012-7
  • Monash University – School of Medicine – Wellness Lecturer 1997
  • Victoria University of Technology – Physical Education 1986-7 and 98-9

Conference Presentations

  • Global Wellness Summit – Mexico City 2015
  • Multiple Safety Conferences, 2005 to 2020
  • Comcare Conferences – 2010-15.


  • High Performance Management Roles at 7 AFL Clubs 1982-99
  • VAFA State Footballer and Final All Australian Squad 1983
  • Developed Australia’s 1st Accredited Wellness Leadership Course 1999
  • A Key influencer in the initial rise of Women’s AFL Football