Keynote Speaker on Business
Growth & Leadership
“Jonathan is a regular speaker and panel participant at our conferences. His inputs to these sessions are always highly intellectual, visionary and thought-provoking – which is no surprise that he is widely and highly respected within the industry.”
– Saudin Dungog-Noddings, Conference Manager, Cityscape IIR Middle East
Scale Up Growth’s Purpose is to “Grow Remarkable – inspiring and challenging leaders to achieve their greatest business and personal potential!”
One of the ways we inspire leaders is through motivational and highly informational speaking to groups and organisations. Jonathan delivers dynamic, impactful presentations on the following topics:
- 10X CEO Effectiveness
- Cash & Profit
- Team & Culture
- Custom topics
Jonathan is incredibly sought after for his knowledge and advice
Jonathan is a world-class presenter, having spoken to over 5,000 people across 3 continents since 2010, and is known for his engaging, entertaining and practical presentations. He will have the room buzzing after your event, as well as being the subject of conversation back in the office.
Jonathan is the founder and CEO of Scale Up Growth Partners, which was recently shortlisted as one of the Top 10 Leadership Development Training/Coaching Companies in APAC 2020 by HR Tech Outlook. His forte is building companies into fast-growing and profitable firms.
Jonathan has 35+ years business and leadership experience in Australia and internationally in the capacity of Founder, Managing Director, Business Adviser, Non-Executive Director, Advisory Board Chair, CEO and Senior Executive.
With clients including Insight, My Muscle Chef, Evenergi, Australian Expatriate Superannuation Fund and Dome Gold Mines, he has helped many companies and not-for-profits scale their business and accelerate value to their organisation.
Jonathan will work with you to tailor his presentation to your organisation, for maximum benefit to your members or Leadership team. Let him deliver your next keynote presentation, workshop, training or webcast.
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What our CEO clients are saying
Jonathan is a regular guest speaker and panel moderator at our E-Lead events, delivering powerful insights on leadership and purpose. Jonathan shares his inspirational story in highly interactive and insightful workshops where his knowledge and guidance open fresh and valuable perspectives for all participants. As part of Scale Up Growth Partners monthly Mastermind group, I have experienced first-hand the implementation of Jonathan’s proven framework and disciplines from his years of practical expertise. He is what I would call a master in his field and would recommend Jonathan to entrepreneurial business leaders and their executive teams who want to successfully scale their business and accelerate growth.Shahid MajeedCEO, E-LEAD Global
I joined Jonathan's mastermind in 2022. Jonathan is a lifelong student of entrepreneurial success, Jonathan is a master communicator and can succinctly explain the scale up concepts. I had many ‘Aha’ moments. More, as a founder and CEO I always have more questions than answers. The complexities in managing up, down, sideways, internally, externally is a constant challenge. Straight talk from Jonathan was gold when I needed someone to get me out of my own head. Working with Jonathan means I now make better decisions which in my role is critical and my ultimate value to the business.Jon HuiGroup CEO, Eco Easy Group
Thank you Jonathan. I'm very grateful for your contribution to me and my leadership team over the past few years. We set ourselves a goal that was based on a 3 year vivid vision that you helped me with - about 18 months ago, which set an ambitious goal around a bunch of key things in our business. I am pleased to say that becoming certified as a great place to work in all 5 countries we operate in APAC - Australia, NZ, China, HK & Singapore has been well and truly achieved as we reached that in less than half the time frame.Mike MorganSenior Vice President & Managing Director APAC at Insight
Jonathan’s distinctive style of engagement has improved my thinking and spurred me on to do things so much quicker in scaling up my business.He’s easy to talk to, completely understands the challenges of business and has introduced me to a strong network of entrepreneurs in a similar position. Jonathan has a flexible and professional, yet firm approach. His frameworks, level of thinking and enormous experience is invaluable.Nick GrandeManaging Director,Grande Drill and Blast
Jonathan is a genuine, experienced business coach that has truly transformed my business in less than a year. Every session contains little nuggets of gold that continuously inspire me to refine the way I think about my business in combination with my personal life, enabling me to level up and achieve my dream life. The tailored 1:1 experience has been further complimented by the 10x Mastermind which provides an actionable success blueprint and connections to an like-minded peer group of incredible entrepreneurs that I can rely on for robust feedback at any hour of the day or night.Simone RyanManaging Director at SNH Consulting
I’ve found working with Jonathan that he is highly professional and really knows his stuff. The concepts and the way in which he delivers them are easy to implement and life changing. Jonathan’s superpower is to challenge the norm. He has a unique way of looking at business from a macro down to a micro level, quickly identifying clear, actionable and successful outcomes. He is highly personable, non-judgemental and a real pleasure to work with. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jonathan as a coach in tandem with his monthly mastermind group.Christopher MurrayDirector - Aurora Capital Australia
Our team has never been more aligned and focused – after just one workshop with JonathanSam AloschiHead of Site, Coles Retail Ready Operations Australia
Jonathan has delivered tremendous value in a short period of time to my business. He has years of practical experience in the tools and frameworks that he coaches. This combined with his enthusiasm and commitment make him a valued long-term strategic partner.Lachy GrayCo-founder & Head of Product, Yarno
It has been great to be part of the Mastermind group. Jonathan has a wealth of knowledge that many business owners can benefit from. I enjoy his practical approach and support.Oksana KoriakovaFounder & CEO, Impero Group
Jonathan and Scaling Up Advisers added real value to our company by quickly aligning our team toward a real agreed purpose and helped us to refine our long term goals. Critical for My Local Foodie he gave us the tools to uncover and focus on our imperative quarterly priorities to enable us to gain the momentum we need to grow.Glen HarrisGeneral Manager, My Local Foodie
The secret to success is that there really are no secrets. However, there is certainly a framework and Jonathan has spent a lifetime studying just this. Not only can Jonathan help you build the right team, but he will also keep you honest on the journey from strategy to execution – ensuring you build healthy and repeatable rhythms to profitably scale your business. Along the way, he is sure to become an insightful colleague, an experienced ear and cohort you can depend on when you most need sage counsel. I’d cheerfully recommend his team to yours.”Andre WyzenbeekManaging Director, John Morris Scientific
Jonathan is forward-thinking, intrepid and has a willingness to take calculated risks. He has a bias toward thoughtful action. He is strategic yet tactical – he has a vision and is able to execute. He is decisive yet inclusive. In all situations, Jonathan has exceeded my expectations.Hon. Michael YabsleyChairman, Australia Gulf Council, ex NSW Minister of State for State Development, Tourism & Corrective Services, ex Federal Treasurer of Liberal Party of Australia
In my career, I have dealt with and/or done business with a considerable number of persons … Many were ordinary, some were good, but only a few were truly excellent; Jonathan Herps is one of these few truly excellent people. He is a very enthusiastic, extremely articulate, numerate and truly dedicated professional. He is an excellent team player and a first rate business man of the highest standing.Chris SlimsFormer CEO of Aldar Properties and Naseej BSC
In every case, Jonathan met his Highness’ expectation of exemplary ethical behaviour and world-class business standards.Eyhab JumeanChief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Capital and SBK Holdings
Jonathan is both grounded and visionary with an energy that provides those around him with inspiration and confidence. He has a naturally innovative “DNA” which is highly complementary to his strategic development capabilities. One can be assured of timely and well-rounded delivery from him together with superb relationship management skills.Nicola PeroCEO
Jonathan is a regular speaker and panel participant in our conferences in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and Asia. His inputs to these sessions are always highly intellectual, visionary and thought-provoking – which is no surprise that he is widely and highly respected within the industry.Saudin Dungog-NoddingsConferences Manager – Cityscape, IIR Middle East
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