Amelia Loye

Looking for a one of the most intelligent young females that this country has to offer to be motivated and educated by then you can go no further than Amelia Loye. When she speaks people listen from one end of world to the other. Amelia is the type of role model that females of all ages need to hear from to become even stronger and more resilient in achieving their goals throughout their personal, school, community and business lives. Book in Amelia to speak at your next event and we guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Amelia is a social scientist who has been helping government’s understand and engage community for 15 years. She uses social science methods, technology and data analytics to make engagement more effective. Amelia has worked with governments in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, engaging people and organisations in policy making, planning and the design and delivery of services and programs. A skilled facilitator, Amelia enjoys engaging with people from all demographics and sectors of society and naturally builds relationships.

She started her career looking at the social impact and coordinating engagement for environmental policy and resource management with the Queensland government. In 2008 she moved to Canada where she spent two years working with the Ministry of Environment and the Premier’s Innovation and Change team managing an open government pilot project. After a few years in a consultancy and some time with technology company servicing government, Amelia founded engage2 in 2013 which is now 5 years old.

In 2016, under Amelia’s leadership engage2 managed civil society engagement in the development of the  National Action Plan for Open Government in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that she helped the New Zealand Government’s Online Engagement Guidance and she is currently supporting NZ to implement the International Open Data Charter.


She now delivers events to help governments understand the methods and technologies available to engage community and analyse social data. She also facilitates the NSW Academy and Alumni for Code for Australia and the NSW Department of Finance and Services which teaches public servants how to work across sectors to examine challenges using techniques like human centered design, digital transformation, agile development to innovate and deliver social outcomes. 

Amelia is also often asked to speak about community engagement, open government, democracy and civic innovation. In March of 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social Council asked her to speak to government representatives of more than twenty countries about the way public participation methods could be used to help deliver the sustainable development goals.

Topics Covered:
  • How you can achieve your goals through strength and resilience via her story-from a girl from the outer suburbs of Sydney to Worldwide International Government Educator/Influencer?

  • Balancing social, environmental and economic interests and how we can all contribute to the resilience of our communities 

  • The various ways you can make a difference in the world - by participating in your community and democracy.  

  • What it’s like to have your own business / to be an entrepreneur 


Throughout her presentation Amelia will raise awareness of her charity of choice which is Lifeline, and she will donate a proportion of her speaking fee to Lifeline.

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