Gavin Buckley

Chief Executive Officer

Working at Director and CEO-level in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, Gavin has 27 years of experience building successful partnerships with business and government. He has built and delivered mutually beneficial partnerships totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars and ensured outstanding outcomes for all involved.

Arriving in Perth from the UK in 2012 saw Gavin involved with the TEDx community from the start. He is the longest-serving TEDx Speaker Coach in Perth and, as CEO of TEDxPerth, he championed the development of the Salon Series, TEDxYouth@Perth (now TEDxYouth@KingsPark) and led the team that brought Countdown, WA Climate Leadership Summit, to Perth in 2020.

Gavin’s work with TEDx was recognised in 2019 when he was awarded Community Citizen of the Year by the City of Perth. He lives in Fremantle and runs his own business providing personalised speaker training and coaching. He is a founding member of TEDxKingsPark.