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Graeme Cowan - Gordon, NSW, AU

Graeme Cowan Graeme Cowan


International Speaker, Author and Consultant


One of Australia’s foremost experts on thriving individuals and organisations, Graeme Cowan believes that the most admired people and organisations are great not despite adversity, but because of it. The common factor is being determined, and having the right mindset and skills, to consistently Bounce Back.

Having spent most of his life as a senior executive for organisations like Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, Morgan and Banks, and AT Kearney, Graeme Cowans life hit a seemingly insurmountable roadblock in 2000, when he was diagnosed with severe depression. Five years and numerous hard set backs and decisions later, Graeme emerged not only with the bestselling book BACK FROM THE BRINK to his name, but also with a new attitude towards the traditional ways that companies and individuals approach adversity.

BACK FROM THE BRINK is used as a resource by every Lifeline counsellor, and his second book BACK FROM THE BRINK TOO was recently awarded SANE’s 2009 Book of the Year. He is also authored “Best Practice in Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – click here for a free copy, and was lead judge for the Black Dog Institutes “Tackling Mood Disorders in the Workplace” writing competition – soon to become a book.

He has interviewed over 3000 people to find out what helps them most to bounce up the moodometer, after experiencing a setback.

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Health and Wellness

Mental Health Care

Corporate Leadership

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