Event Director & Lead Facilitator
Nicholas Atkinson is the founder and lead facilitator at Punch Presentations. He gained a bachelors degree in English and Drama from Brunel University in London before training as an actor at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
As an actor, Nicholas has performed in plays at The Bristol Old Vic, National Theatre On Tour, York Theatre Royal, The Mill at Sonning and The Criterion Theater in (London’s West End) to name but a few.
Nicholas moved to Hong Kong in 2010 to work for Faust International where he became the Creative Director. After four years with Faust, Nicholas set up Punch Presentations Ltd after being invited to work with a number of Barristers on their performance and communication skills.
Nicholas was awarded the HKELD Best Actor award for his performance as Macbeth in 2015 and the Distinct Actor Award at the 8th Hong Kong Theatre Libre Awards in 2016.
KAT ROMA GREER
Event Manager & Lead Facilitator
Kathleen has previously been a tutor for the NSW Department of Education and Training State Drama Ensemble, Manager of a leading arts organisation in Sydney, Project Manager for the Hong Kong Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale, and creative co-founder of arts collective Rue de la Rocket.
Kathleen has trained in voice, theatre and performance making for 19 years and has been actively working with young and emerging artist for over 11 years. Kathleen studied Theatre, Classical Singing and English Literature in Australia - obtaining a Bachelor of Creative Arts, Bachelor of English Literature and she has just completed her Master of Arts (performance Studies). In 2015 Kathleen was nominated for The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award.
Media Trainer & Lead Facilitator
Sarah is an award winning journalist and TV presenter based in Hong Kong. After more than 20 years with ABC in Australia, she moved to Asia and is now a senior correspondent with Al Jazeera English and ABC covering major events across the region.
She is an experienced facilitator and MC hosting major business, corporate and industry events in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. With more than 25 years in the business, she understands the modern, rapidly changing, multi-platform, media landscape. Sarah was the Executive Producer and presenter of the popular TV series "AusBizAsia" broadcast on ABC TV. She has won the UN Association of Australia's award for "Environmental Reporting". the CSIRO's "Science Journalism Prize" & the Australian Museum Eureka Award for Environmental Journalism".
During her career, she has travelled extensively internationally filing for TV, Radio, and Online. Assignments include the Japan Election 2017, UN Climate Change meeting in Copenhagen, Earth Summit in South Africa, IWC meeting in South Korea, Caribbean, Chile, Morocco, and Alaska, as well as ASEAN gatherings across Asia.
Actor & Facilitator
Warren was born in the UK and graduated from Middlesex University with a degree in Drama and Performing Arts. He is a stage and TV actor and a role-player working in the UK and Germany before moving to Hong Kong.
As a role-player, Warren has worked for the Metropolitan police, leading hospitals and mental health institutions, clinical examination boards, as well as local government and a wide range of corporate clients. They include Credit Agrecole, Morgan Stanley, Thomas Reuters, Freshfields and the Hong Kong Advocacy Training Council. Warren is also experienced in programmes focusing on Leadership Impact through the Neuroscience of Dialogue Confrontation, Inspiration & Influence.
As an actor, Warren has played DR Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Count of Monte Cristo for AFTEC and Dr Watson in the Sherlock Holmes adaptation Baskerville. He also stars in a series of ongoing educational TV show for RTHK and his voice can be heard on local radio, TV and online. He is due to appear a US Soldier in a film shooting in UK and Shanghai this year.
Warren has performed in corporate videos for Nokia, Comic Relief and a range of in-house training videos. He has led speech-training sessions for adults in the UK. His voice can be heard throughout Asia on various government campaigns, TVC’s, educational programmes, and in-house company projects. Clients include the BBC, Sky, McDonalds, HSBC, Smartone and many more.
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