The HopeFull Institute is about
shifting thinking and empowering
the entire school community.

Our Mission

The HopeFull Institute delivers solutions for the whole school community through powerful seminars that shift individual thinking and inspire audiences to navigate the complexity and disruption of contemporary society. Each of our programs is research-based and geared around progressive educational agendas, where schools are embracing education beyond the classroom.

Glen Gerreyn
Director and co-founder

For the past twenty years Glen has made speaking and writing his career. Collectively he has spoken to over 500,000 people around the world – children and parents, students, employees, business leaders, sporting groups and community organisations. In 2012 he received international accreditation as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).

Glen has spoken at world famous TEDx events, appeared on the Today Show and Can of Worms, ABC national radio, and written blogs for He’s also written four books: Gifted for Greatness, Men of Honour, Oxygen 102, and Get Your Hopes Up.

Belinda Gerreyn

A mother of four and Glen’s wife, Belinda manages the operations of The HopeFull Institute. This includes all bookings, marketing and events. Belinda has worked with schools for more than a decade. She has a deep understanding of educational trends and the needs that schools have within modern society.

Belinda holds a Bachelor of Education in Human Movement with Honours from Sydney University, a Graduate Certificate in Event Management from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Certificate VI in Ministry Training.