Following a work-related life threatening health issue in 2002, Merv found out first hand that “Laughter is the Best Medicine”. As the CEO of Laughter Yoga Australia and New Zealand, he travels the world speaking to a variety of groups about the benefits of laughter.
Merv is a member of the National Speakers Association of Australia and has graduated from the Australian Professional Speakers Academy. He was recently awarded one of their top awards as Mentor of the Year. As a professional motivational speaker his interactive, dynamic, engaging, and of course humorous style of delivery has led him to be considered one of the most dependable, confident, and successful presenters currently speaking in Australia.
Merv is an Associate Fellow at the Australian Institute of Management, and has developed a series of Workplace Wellbeing Programs that are targeted towards improving staff emotional, mental, physical and spiritual health.