About us

Since the launch of First 100 in April 2021, Julie and Vanitha have hosted hundreds of high potential individuals across Asia-Pacific, spanning diverse industries, specialisations and roles.

Learn more about our program founders and how they enabled participants to build the necessary critical capability to transition into impactful and influential roles.

Julie Birtles

Program Facilitator

For over 20 years Julie Birtles has worked successfully at the pioneering edge of leadership, complexity and disruption shaping a new generation of leaders with the skill and confidence to navigate increasing complexity, uncertainty and large-scale change.

Vanitha Ryan

Program Collaborator

Fascinated by the notion of unlimited potential and the value that can be created when organisations and people are empowered to succeed, Vanitha Ryan has directly influenced and shaped business, accounts and strategic program outcomes for over 20 years.