Vanessa Bennett

CEO and Co-Founder

Based in Sydney and servicing clients in all parts of the globe, Vanessa has over 20 years of experience in the financial services, and health and fitness professions, and 9 years specifically as a Performance Mastery Coach.

Prior to co-founding Next Evolution Performance, she was the Head of Financial Adviser Distribution for Dimensional Fund Advisors for Australia and New Zealand – managing a team with assets under management growing from $1B to over $9B during her tenure of over 8 years. Prior to that she held senior sales roles as an Associate Director with Macquarie Bank.

Vanessa also qualified as a group fitness instructor whilst completing her undergraduate university studies and has always taught classes on top of her professional career. She has been with Fitness First for 17 years as a senior group fitness instructor and mentor.

She has a Masters of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health – with Distinction – from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London.