Sussan Ockwell is the founder and director of Optimism Learning Partners
Sussan OckwellFor over 20 years, Optimism has partnered with NZ’s top corporates to develop their people capability – for current and future requirements. Optimism delivers this through the establishment of capability frameworks and learning strategies, as well as unique integrated and digital learning solutions which build required competence and confidence. Refer
OptimismSussan takes an active role in promoting and developing the learning & development industry through frequent speaking at Australasian seminars and conferences, sponsorship of conferences and Awards, writing of educational articles, creation of NZ’s eLearning Showcase, gifting of pro-bono work, and past involvement on NZATD’s Regional and National committees.

Sussan’s has an enjoyable presentation style, and her sessions are always well-attended and often regarded as the most valuable session at a conference.