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 more than 10 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 more than 20 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.