Vanessa Cullen

Vanessa Cullen

Vanessa Cullen

Director of Forward Thinking Design

Presenter Biography

Vanessa Cullen is the Managing Director of Forward Thinking Design (www.forwardthinkingdesign.com.au); a 15 yr old Certified B Corp company and one of Australia's most awarded brand strategy and built environment design studios.

Vanessa is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a B.Design (Hons) UNSW, Postgraduate Diploma Museum and Heritage Studies, and a Diploma in Remedial Massage. She is a trauma and chronic illness survivor, vegan, minimalist and health/wellbeing, environmental and ethical business advocate. She is a current ultramarathon trail runner, charity ambassador and is a past Australian representative age group triathlete.

As an expert communicator and multi-award winning business leader, Vanessa has been profiled in several business books, national print media, on radio, on the Profitable Hospitality, Pioneers of Good and The Entrepreneur Way podcasts and on ABC News 24.