Learn how lessons from sport lead to successful, effective business.
Join Andy Walshe, Director of High Performance at Red Bull as he chats to Louise Pennell about how athletes tick, the importance of drawing on experience when facing challenges and how you can help people to move on when they are no longer at the top of their game.
Louise is one of Australia's most credible and experienced journalists, covering the biggest breaking stories in both the Australian and US news markets for 20 years.
Throughout the recent global financial meltdown, the Fox Business Network relied on Louise for breaking coverage and analysis from its Los Angeles bureau. As its first west coast correspondent, Louise was a key contributor to the Fox News team, delivering exclusive interviews from top newsmakers and industry leaders across all sectors, including Rupert Murdoch and Richard Branson.
Louise also has a distinguished track record delivering news to an Australian audience, spending 10 years anchoring news updates and filing stories for the Austereo Network and Network Seven, based in Melbourne & Los Angeles.
Louise is a graduate of the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Business degree.
Dr. Andy Walshe came to Red Bull Stratos as director of high performance for Red Bull's global athlete development program, where he works with hundreds of international athletes; supervises a team of industry-leading sports scientists, nutritionists, biomechanics experts and sports psychologists; and develops elite sports performance models.
As performance manager for Red Bull Stratos, Andy and his team help Felix Baumgartner execute a performance plan by encompassing both physical and psychological readiness, and provide high performance direction and support for the entire mission team.
Andy's professional interests are focused on delivering pragmatic solutions to explore all kinds of human potential; he is a consultant for business, sports and military organizations worldwide. With a Ph.D. in Applied Biomechanics (the science of movement) and applied coaching expertise in performance training, the Australian native designed a highly successful performance program for the U.S. Olympic ski and snowboard teams, guiding their athletes to victories on the world stage.