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Athena Simpson

Business Advisor, High-Performance Expert & Educator

Athena Simpson is a serial entrepreneur, business advisor, educator, high-performance expert, and investor. With over 24 years of experience in media, marketing, events, business strategy, and entrepreneurship, Athena brings a unique blend of visionary thinking, strategic acumen, and empathy to her work. Athena has mentored hundreds of startups and founders, advised Fortune 500, FTSE 100, and government clients across the globe. She is based in Austin, TX where she’s an Adjunct Entrepreneurship Lecturer at the University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business, and Founder of Unrestricted Ventures, where she unlocks value for businesses through upgrades & acquisitions.

In 2019, Athena made a bold decision that epitomised her adventurous spirit: she left her hard-fought career and life in London behind to live and train with a circus in Indonesia & Guatemala. This transformative experience ignited a new vision within Athena, propelling her to merge her extensive professional background with her newfound wisdom.

She seamlessly integrates wellbeing, business strategy, and high performance into a harmonious whole. With an unwavering passion for unlocking potential, Athena empowers ambitious minds & businesses to reach unprecedented heights of success while prioritising wellbeing.

Prepared to be inspired, motivated, and challenged as Athena equips audiences with the tools, strategies, and mindset shifts needed to overcome obstacles, unleash potential and embrace holistic success.

- Tools to enhance productivity & optimisation
- Creating an innovative and intrapreneurship mindset
- Optimise mental and physical performance to sustain high performance
- The 28 day clock - how women can unlock their superpowers at work and in life
- Igniting your Thrival Mode (mindset / mental & physical health / resilience / purpose)