Michael Hempseed

TEDx Speaker
Professional Speaker
Business Owner

  • Michael speaks all over New Zealand and will consider international requests. He has spoken to some of New Zealand's largest companies, see below.

  • Michael speaks on the following topics. These can be customised to suit workplaces, health professionals or community organisations, either at the beginner, intermediate or advanced level.

  • - Understanding and preventing suicide
  • - The importance of sleep
  • - Understanding and preventing mental illness

  • All his talks are evidence based, based on the latest scientific information in these fields.

  • He gives talks to a range of businesses and community organisations. Michael also offers all his in-person seminars as webinars or virtual learning.

  • If you would like him to speak to your group please contact us.

  • Testimonials

  • "Michael's presentation ‘Understanding Suicide and it's Causes’ was flawlessly delivered and with very engaging content. Given it is such a sensitive subject, it’s a credit to Michael that people came away feeling informed and inspired. I have received much feedback from attendees saying this was one of their favourite presentations of the day."
  •  - Melanie Mayell, Death Matters Conference Convener

  • "Department of Corrections staff highly valued Michael's entertaining and thought-provoking session focusing on stress, sleep and overcoming a fear of failure. His content was fresh and tailored to our unique environment. The research provided new found knowledge and unexpected discoveries leaving staff feeling informed and invigorated."
  •  - Elaine Colhoun, Principal Case Manager/Advisor Rehabilitation & Learning

  • "I must credit Michael for the way in which he manages to explain what is some very complex mental health/illnesses and situations in a way which leaves you feeling educated and enlightened with a clear and tangible understanding of what to expect and how best to approach it."
  •  - Ange McNulty, Mercy Hospital

  • Below is a list of companies and organisations that Michael has spoken to: