The Ahi supports and empowers the social, affordable and community housing sector in Australia and New Zealand. We develop innovative digital and in-person workshops, events and experiences that support our members to build brighter futures for the most vulnerable in our community.


Event Details

Inspire is a three-day, virtual event bringing together the housing sector from across Australia and New Zealand. The summit is focused on three core strategic pillars of Leadership: Culture and Innovation and has been developed to inspire our sector towards greatness, so they can achieve better outcomes for the community.

This exclusive event is an opportunity for executives, board directors, and emerging leaders to come together, reflect, collaborate, and grow the overall effectiveness of our sector.

Over three content-rich days you will have access to business leaders, international best-selling authors, experts on innovation and growth and industry professionals from the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand. You will hear what's trending, the initiatives delivering the most success and ultimately, how to become inspiring, outcomes-focused sector professionals.

If you can't make all of the sessions — don't worry. As a virtual event every session will be recorded and packaged for you to consume at your leisure — or share with your broader teams. This will ensure that you won't miss a thing and can immerse yourself in the rich content, just as you would at an in-person event.


  • International speakers
  • Local industry leaders from Australia and New Zealand 
  • For Board Directors, Executives, emerging leaders and all sector participants 
  • 100% virtual 
  • Built around the key topics of Leadership, Culture and Innovation 
  • All sessions will be recorded and available to ticket holders post event 
  • Fully interactive, including workshops and roundtable conversation opportunities

Keynote Speaker

Jonas Koffler (CEO)

Jonas Koffler


Jonas Koffler is the New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestselling co-author of

HUSTLE: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum

(Rodale Books), which has been published in more than 10 languages globally.

He is co-founder at Lada Labs, principal at Influence Works, and was a founding partner of Radical Wellness Inc., as well as an award-winning media producer, writer, and partner at storytelling boutique Koffler Pictures in Austin, Texas. He suffered a massive stroke while at work in his 20s, recovered and rewrote his life story, becoming a bestselling author and successful entrepreneur.

His has written for the The New York Times and been featured in outlets such as National Public Radio (NPR), MarketPlace, FastCompany, Time, Yahoo!, Fortune and Success Magazines. He regularly speaks at conferences like SXSW, FestForums and the Future of Work, and at venues like The Wharton Club on topics ranging from personal innovation, risk and creativity to self-care and building conscious communities. Jonas advises organizations in fintech, health and education, Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations, and notable thought leaders.

He has contributed to award-winning films, bestselling books and social innovation projects globally. He is currently at work developing his next book, along with a documentary on musicians and mental health, and growing a Health-Tech start-up focused on improving individual and collective wellbeing.

He and his family live in Austin, Texas.

Speakers and panellists

James Kerr - Author on Leadership and Success "Legacy" 

Fion Skiotis - Board Chair Community Housing Limited

Steve Bevington - MD Community Housing Limited


Mark Brown - MD Dolphin Index (UK)

Nicola Lemon - CEO Hume Community Housing

Ria Bailes : Former Executive, People and Culture, One Housing (UK)

Adrianne Todman – CEO NAHRO (USA)

Gavin Smart – CEO Chartered Institute of Housing (UK)

Paul Vevers – Deputy Director General, Department Communities and Justice NSW

Scott Langford – CEO SGCH

William Cox – CEO Aurecon (voted Australia's most innovative company)

Delia Donovan – CEO Domestic Violence NSW 

Mick Malthouse – Former AFL Coach, Games record holder

Bianca Chatfield – Former Australian Netballer and Media Personality

Joe Roff – Former Wallaby, CEO John James Foundation 

Dr Jodi Richardson – Mental Health Expert

Carrie-Ann Leeson – CEO, Lifeline

Yamini Naidu – Story Telling Expert

Alex Allwood – Customer Experience Expert

Wayne Clarke – Global Growth Institute (UK)

Michelle Gegenhuber – Executive GM Housing Services Anglicare SA

Adam Long – Founder, Ethical CEO 

Kathy Rhodes – Business strategist and consultant

Jamie Muchall - Chair ahi and COO Brisbane Housing Corporation 


A detailed agenda will be published soon on this website 

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Public PriceA$899.-

Ahi Member

Member PriceA$699.-

Group Tickets

Save and purchase a group ticket package

Member PriceA$6,000
Public PriceA$8,000

Where applicable GST will be applied