Dominic Thurbon

Dominic Thurbon

Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Dom is an internationally engaged speaker and facilitator who helps individuals and organizations drive behavior change in the face of external disruption. Dom is a Partner in the Climate Change, Sustainability, and Community Impact practice at EY and has authored and researched bestsellers published in over 15 countries, on subjects as diverse as generational change, business strategy, purpose-driven leadership, the future of work and education, and disruption.

He has over 17 years’ experience as a successful senior executive and entrepreneur. At just 23, he was the founder and Chief Creative Officer at Karrikins Group, a behavior change agency he grew to over 150 staff across Australia, New Zealand, and North America (acquired by EY in 2019). He was also the founder and director at Educator Impact, a technology company providing on-demand teacher quality and student well-being solutions (acquired by Qoria in 2022). Dom has been the architect of multiple award-winning behavior change programs that reach over 500,000 people per year.

Over his career, Dom has spoken to a combined audience numbering in the tens of thousands across Australasia, Europe, and North America, with clients spanning financial and professional services, technology, FMCG, pharmaceutical, and automotive industries, as well as working extensively in education, government, and nonprofit sectors.

His publications include (as an author) Matter: Rising Above the Competition to Become the Obvious Choice, Purpose-Driven Leadership, and Talent Magnets: Attracting Top Staff; (as a lead researcher) Flip: How counter-intuitive thinking is changing everything and Game On: How video games change work. Dom is also a previous world top-10 debater, Tottenham Hotspur tragic, and hasn’t quite given up the dream of becoming a rockstar with his band, The Glorious Fourth.

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