Jennifer Trethewey

Director/Founder of JTG Global, Author Change or Choke

Jennifer Trethewey is the author of Change or Choke, and a global trailblazer in the business world. Jennifer coaches and enables companies and their teams to achieve internal alignment through harnessing the power of Culture, Conflict and Change.

As a highly successful businesswoman with more than 30 years’ corporate experience in senior roles across multiple sectors, Jennifer has fast built credibility as an international Change Agent in Australia and the United States.

In 2007 she set up ‘change agency’ JTG Global and has found aniche in enabling upper management to navigate change and fix
problems in their organisation, in what’s become an increasingly complex and fast paced corporate environment.

Jennifer started her career leading a Sales team with retail giant Coles Myer and has extensive training in senior management,
operations, leadership, business analysis, customer experience, internal process and marketing.

Her expertise in Culture, Conflict and Change has led to senior consultancies with a diverse range of companies around the world including The Macquarie Leisure Trust, The San Francisco Giants, Equity Trustees, Mediatec Asia Pacific and Service Systems Associates based in Denver, Colorado.

Jennifer is currently the International President of ILEA the International Live Events Association based in Chicago and a passionate member of the Hawthorn Football Cub!


Ideas Academy: Change or Choke – How to Embrace Your Fear and Make Change in Your Business
Date: Wednesday, 19 February 2020


Holly Ransom

AIME 2020 Content Weaver | CEO, Emergent

Professor Greg Clark

Global Advisor, Chairman, Author, NED

Jacquelyn Cowardin

Head of Audience Acquisition, George P. Johnson

Simon Doble

CEO, SolarBuddy

Claire Epps

Senior Marketing Manager Events & Executive Marketing Adobe, Australia & New Zealand

Megan Flamer

Founder, Mindful Under Fire

Gary Grimmer

Senior Partner, GainingEdge

Alana Hay

Milestones Creative

Christopher Kai

Founder and CEO, Mathem Group

Adeline Kang

Regional Account Management APAC American Express Meetings & Events

Geneviève Leclerc


Dave Lim

Founding Partner, IdeasWorthDoing

Tal Meretz

Event Strategist, Cvent Australia

Mary Orgill

General Manager, Marketing and Events - ANZIIF

John Peacock

CEO, Associations Forum

Don Rapley

Managing Director, TYC Transform Your Conversations Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach

Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie

Igniter of Curiosity, Award-Winning Designer, Keynote Speaker and Certified Facilitator of LEGO® Serious Play®

Bim Ricketson

Executive Creative Director, George P. Johnson Australia

Monica Tonner

Event Manager for Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV)

Sarah Rowan

Australia's Top Female Speed Painter

Didier Scaillet

CEO, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence

Gee Songpathara

Founder and Facilitator, MindDojo Thailand

Mike Williams

Senior Partner, GainingEdge