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Richie Harkham





setting your alarm each night simply as part of your routine. An alarm is your Plan B.


Richie is a serial entrepreneur who owns several businesses including Energy Alliance, the Australian College of Physical Education and Harkham Wines based in the beautiful Hunter valley.


After Richie received a life changing knee transplant from a 14 year old boy, he was inspired to give back in his honour and began the registered charity the ‘Hark Angel’ Foundation, which has already built 8 schools out of its mission to build 100 schools in developing nations all over the world. Richie’s near-death experience saw him battle through eight operations, a knee transplant and a golden staph infection. But this is only the beginning, not the end of his story.


As a speaker, Richie combines his growth through adversity and success as an entrepreneur to capture an audience and inspire rapid change, disruption and the identification of purpose.

The Details



  • Expert Commentary – Resilience, Mental Health, Charity, Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Speaking – Resilience
  • Masterclasses – Return on Resilience with KADIMA framework, Launching a Not-for-Profit
  • Workshops – Resilience in the Workplace
  • Brand Partnerships

You only get one chance. Play it like it’s your last.

Richie provides his audience with his step by step KADIMA framework that can be used to turn any negative situation into a positive one and allow an individual to find the return on their resilience.

The audience will be inspired by Richie’s courageous journey from pain to purpose and propelled to view life’s challenges as the greatest opportunities for personal growth and transformation.

Key Outcomes:

  • Inspiration
  • Identification of Purpose
  • Personal Resilience
  • Business Resilience
  • Dealing with failure
  • Innovation Tools

The Hark Angel Foundation — Founder

Registered charity building schools in impoverished countries


The Energy Alliance — Co-Owner

The Energy Alliance is a national energy management company that works with commercial and industrial businesses to reduce their cost of energy.

Harkham Wines — Founder

Winery, cellar door, and pop up restaurant at Harkham Windarra Lodge

Saikeri Boarding House — Director

A not for profit which provides young disadvantaged teenage girls their basic human rights of food , shelter and security so they can focus on their education

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