Renowned Neuroscience Educator


Nathan captivates audiences up to 250 times per year in sell out events across New Zealand and continued to do that online during the Covid pandemic.

Our most highly rated speaker ever, Nathan will kick off our 2022 conference with all the energy and wisdom you saw last year and a new and enlightening talk that will keep you captivated throughout.

Nathan is the host of the documentary “All in the Mind”, and co-host of the TV Series “The Secret Life of Girls.” His professional background includes being an early childhood teacher, child therapist, social service manager, university lecturer and neuroscience trainer. Nathan is a father of three and foster father to many. 

He has lectured in Human Development at the University of Canterbury, and was a board member and senior trainer with the national body responsible for the dissemination of neuroscientific research to professionals. 

Nathan has developed a reputation as a lively and engaging speaker who uses humour and plain language to make this complex topic come to life. He is a regular on radio and television shows, sharing his expertise on child development. 

In 2010 Nathan founded a private training consultancy, X Factor Education Limited, with the goal of facilitating easy to understand professional development training reflecting the latest neuroscience discoveries and their practical implications for everyday life. Since then, he has been in hot demand, delivering hundreds of presentations both online and in person. 

You will be captivated and walk away jampacked with more than a few “ah-ha” moments.