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Multi Award Winning Professional Speaker including NZ Speaker of the Year 2002 NSANZ
KEYNOTE SPEAKER, FACILITATOR, AUTHOR, AND COACH
Multi-Award winning Radio Producer
RGN, Dip Ed, Dip FTM, MCNNSW
Myers Briggs, Peter Drucker Management and Leadership, Conflict Resolution, NLP Practitioner
Pat Armitstead ia an International Thoughtleader on Engagement, Wellbeing and Productivity.
An Entrepreneur and a Humourist Pat Armitstead has helped many thousands of people to experience the joy of life. Initially a NSW Registered Nurse Pat worked for 16 years in Education and Management roles. She was Executive Director of her own Advertising Agency, winning many Awards including the NSW Northwards Tourism Award, Media Section and an award from Cacharel in Paris. She has produced over 1000 TV commercials, was a journalist for :20:20 and 60 minutes and has produced 10 documentaries.
A Pioneer and Trailblazer, Pat has been referred to as “NZ’s answer to Patch Adams” and as “ a spiritual midwife delivering people out of the darkness”.
Through her keynotes she has been recognised for her presence, making a difference in the world, delivering brilliant presentations which energise and inspire!
Through her workshops and onsite employee motivation training , employers have experienced an increase in both productivity and attendance rates from 35% to 95%!
Through her coaching she has most recently led and supported one team to generate $450,000 to fulfil on a project in 12 months, building an art centre.
Her mentor and friend Mike Hutcheson, past MD of Saatchi and Saatchi Auckland once said " Pat Armitstead would be one of the most emotionally intelligent people I know"
Robyn Stent, former Health and Disability Commissioner New Zealand said
" Pat is one of the most positive, energetic people I have ever met. Pat's approach is always focussed on the particular environment in which she is speaking/training/entertaining. She can add enormous value to quality of the environment. It's high time we focussed on proactive prevention of health problems"
Clients in NZ include:-
Kensington Swan, NZ Real Estate Institute, Coca Cola Amatil, Child Heart Foundation, Royal Australasian Society of Paediatricians, Fairfax ltd, The Diversional Therapists Association, Bayleys Real Estate, Fertility NZ, Martin Personnel, Fairfax Ltd, Arthritis Foundation, Professionals Real Estate, Mercy Hospice, University of Auckland, The Mental Health Association Workforce, and Lupus Trust. She has also coached many people through adversity, transforming their lives.
Pat also produces and anchors her own Award Winning Radio program on Planetaudio 104.6FM where she has won top awards 3 years in a row- Best production and Peoples Choice.
www.planetaudio.org.nz/radioimprov for the current program