Could you be one of our Portfolio CEOs?

Could you be one of our Portfolio CEOs?

We’ve developed a rigorous process to recruit a talented and ambitious pool of Portfolio CEOs who have founded or lead growth-oriented companies. 

Following selection, they focus on the most important ‘Asks’ they have for our Connectors, actions that would greatly improve their probability of entrepreneurial success. They are coached to present to a targeted group of Connectors, who can then suggest which of their contacts could be genuinely useful. All introduction are carefully tracked. 

We also make sure all of our 50 current Portfolio CEOs form connections with each other to build long-term strategic networks within our community and to return to Portfolio Events to both report on their business progress, and introduce new Asks. 

Our numerous Alumni CEOs, who have successfully exited their business or gone on to other careers, often become powerful role models to everyone in the Heads Over Heels community, as well as influential Connectors in their own right. 

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Catriona Wallace

Presented June 2014

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Jenny Cayzer

Presented June 2018

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Cate Hull

Presented August 2017 and February 2020

Presented October 2015

Tessa Court

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Tessa Court

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Lauren Hall

Presented August 2015

and September 2018

Danielle Fletcher &

Naomi Lindermeyer

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Presented February 2016

and November 2018

Julie Bray

Presented November 2017

Tess van der Rijt

Presented November 2019

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Noelle Sunstrom

Lorraine Cherry Nguyen &

Stacey Fisher

Kristy Chong

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Presented September 2020

Presented February 2016

Presented August 2011

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Simone Pedersen

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Presented February 2014

Kim Westwood

Presented August 2019

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Rebecca Wilson

Presented November 2017 and August 2016

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Michaela Wessels

Presented November 2018

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Pascale Heylar-Moray

Presented June 2012

Carolyn Mee

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Presented June 2018

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Deb Noller

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Presented August 2015

and August 2017

Dr. Annie McAuley

Presented June 2019

Charlotte Petris

Presented March 2019

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Susanna Cates

Presented October 2015

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Lisa Schultz

Presented February 2018

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Dr. Claire Jenkins

Presented June 2019

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Jayne Shaw

Presented June 2019

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Sonia Stephen

Presented August 2019

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Presented March 2017

Katherine McConnell

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Jess Ruhfus

Presented September 2018

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Aivee Robinson & Angela Kwan


Presented November 2018

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Dr Silvia Pfeiffer

Presented Nov 2011, June 2018

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Prue Gilbert

Presented June 2015

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Alison Hardacre

Presented June 2016

Presented September 202

Jenna Leo

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Heidi Holmes & Lucy Lloyd

Presented February 2018

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Gemma Lloyd

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Renece Brewster

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Veronica Bilkova

Presented June 2014 and June 2015

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Sarah Russell

Presented November 2019

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Jenny O'Neill

Presented March 2017

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Jacqui Nelson

Presented February 2020

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Emma Lo Russo

Presented October 2014 and
November 2019

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Tania Jolley

Presented September 2019

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Carola Jonas

Presented February 2020

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Sharon Nouh

Presented June 2016

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Bridget Loudon

Presented August 2015

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Zoe Pointon

Presented November 2016

Presented June 2015

Theresa Lim

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Claire Morris

Presented March 2019

Presented May 2017

and March 2019

Presented November 2017

Head Over Heels Alumnae

Some Heads Over Heels Alumnae CEOs have had successful exits, some hold influential positions in corporate companies and all are powerful role models to other women entrepreneurs, as well as active Connectors at Heads Over Heels events.

Ann Bowering; SIM VSE

Bridget Farmer, Board Watch Alert

Caroline Rafferty, Track Me Back

Catherine Prosser, Stage Bitz

Erin Mulvey, Load Max

Fang Chen, Braingauge

Fiona AnsonAlli Baker, Job Getter

Ghazeleh Lyari, Ghermez Cupcakes

Helen Awali, Bookmarc

Jessica May, Enabled Employment

Kate Cass, Scan 2 List

Liz Kaelin, Caitre'd

Lucie Trinco, Il Tutto

Mandy Sigaloff, Club QT

Mandi Gunsberger, Babyology

Marta Higuera, OpenAgent

 

Mia Sadler, The Food Group International 

Melanie Kansil, Customer Undergrond

Melissa Dean, &Able

Miranda Bond, Inika

Natalie Goldman, Flex Careers 

Natasha Rawlings, Streethawke

Nicole Billet, GCD

Nikki Haggar, Peeptoe

Noga Edelstein and Elke Keeley, Urban You

Rebekah Campbell, Posse

Tess van der Rijt, Medinet

Valerie Dancan, Energy Action

Vanessa Wilson, Stor Reduce

Whitney Komor, The Best Day