Elly Johnson

Travels from: New South Wales

Communications Specialist and Authority on Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility 

Categories: Communication, Interesting Ideas, Leadership

Full Presenter Profile & Bio

As a former police officer turned communications and behavioural expert, Elly Johnson, works to shine a spotlight on the essential elements of human behaviour, resulting in stronger, more authentic and more gratifying relationships. 

With innovative presentations, Elly equips her audiences with the tools and skills to build confidence and raise self-awareness, leading to better communication and bigger achievements.

Coming from a policing background, Elly has taken her knowledge of truth and detecting deception in high stake settings, and transformed it into exploring how individuals can create stronger relationships and achieve higher. Her expansive career has included consulting with National Security Agencies as well as teaching global businesses how to get the edge in interviewing, relationship building and open communication techniques.

Elly encourages everyone to build genuine relationships and discusses how it boosts productivity, shapes a better work culture and increases the bottom line. She demonstrates how authentic influence is a tool any leader can possess and use to improve relationships with both customers and staff.

Having developed a number of tools and models, Elly shares with audiences her 5 Truth Circles™ as well as her CREATE framework™: 



Emotional Agility




Elly equips audiences with an abundance of applicable tools and tips that can be implemented immediately, and is passionate about making an impact on her audience in a way that not only impacts on a professional level, but also at a personal level. Elly customises her presentation to suit and support an array of values and themes, and is able to relate to any audience she is put in front of. 

Speaker Topics

Boost Your Confidence
Approach communication and relationships with greater confidence and courage and make a positive impact and get better results.
Building Better Leaders
Develop awareness to read behaviour and encourage authenticity for stronger, more open and more productive teams.
Create Stronger Relationships
Using the CREATE Framework, recognise ways to tweak your thinking and behaviour to get immediate improvement in all relationships.
Creating an Open Culture
Learn how to foster a team environment that improves communication, strengthens trust and develops a happier and high performing team culture.
How to Distinguish Truth from Lies
Debunk myths and learn to uncover critical information and make better decisions when the stakes are high.
Know Your Customer
Build a multi channel communication approach to understand what your customer is really telling you and improve your bottom line. Discover powerful ways to build and maintain rapport and connection with your customers.
Womens Events: Unlock Your Confidence Superpower
Channel the ancient energy of Wonder Woman, this engaging and memorable presentation will help you step into a new level of personal and professional confidence.


We required a speaker who would connect and engage the audience of procurement professionals. Elly Johnson met and together decided the theme ‘Truth, Lies and Emotions’ as not only interesting but a highly relevant topic. Elly’s presentation was well loved by all attendees. She was professional, engaging and led an interesting discussion that left attendees with a thirst for more knowledge. I highly recommend Elly to any organisation looking to engage and train their employees as well as impress their clients

The Source

Elly Johnson has trained and presented to my teams. Her passionate and knowledgeable presentation kept the groups engaged and involved. Her insights into reading behaviour, getting the edge in negotiations and detecting emotions and deceptions are valuable to anyone who deals with people. Elly’s experience in policing, corporate and business management gives her great insight into human behaviour – her stories are relevant and memorable. Highly recommend!

Hempel Australia

Elly Johnson - Communication

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