To (cause to) become ripe.


About us

We started in 2016 with a simple belief, that people who understand their mindset and behaviour lead happier, healthier and more Resilient lives! Since then we’ve been educating ‘000s of individuals and teams around the world, in practical Resilience skills for optimal wellbeing and performance. We do this through proven Resilience training courses, including our 7 Day Digital Resilience Bootcamp.

Matt Hughes


Matt is the Principal at ripen, a mad surfer and father of two. Having built ripen from the ground up, he’s driving our mission of delivering life changing Resilience courses to individuals and teams across the globe. He’s a leading Resilience expert with a list of corporate experience and qualifications as long as his legs – which is long!

Yolanda Butler

Head of Programs

Yol is Head of Programs at ripen, an environmental warrior and super mum! Creating seamless business operations in the most sustainable way is Yol’s happy place. She’s the most organised and productive person we know, with qualifications in economics, design thinking and lean six sigma – Geek alert!

Emma Vujasinovic

Head of Client Experience

Emma is Head of Client Experience at ripen, and a disciple of personal development and smiling everyday! Combining her genuine love for people with extensive experience working in HR and Learning across some of Australia’s biggest brands, makes Emma a rockstar at delivering an exceptional experience for our clients! 

Sylvain Marmy

Consulting Psychologist

Sylvain is a Consulting Psychologist with ripen. Sylvain initially joined us as a Summer Intern in early 2019, while travelling Australia with his family. Now back in Europe running a Major Career Counselling Practice, Sylvain remains part of our Scientific Advisory Board!

Linda Winterbottom

Course Facilitator

Linda is one of many expert facilitators in our Digital Courses. Working for 20+ years as a Rehabilitation Counsellor and Career transition Coach means Linda knows a thing or two about Resilience at work! She’s also got 2 dogs – who keep her very Resilient!

Drew Elliot

Creative Producer

Drew is a Creative Producer for ripen, a rad snowboarder and father of two. Producing content that’s visually cool but emotionally compelling is Drew’s bread and butter. He’s a genius when it comes to Producing any shoot, he also runs his own successful media company!

Resilience knowledge hub

Insights for cultivating Resilience! Search by the category most relevant to your needs… 

Resilience theory

Facts and Insights on what Resilience is, where it’s needed, and why build it!


Personal Resilience

Practical habits Individuals can adopt to build and cultivate their Personal Resilience.


Team Resilience

Practical habits Leaders can adopt to build and cultivate Resilience in Teams.


Resilience Resources

Proven Tools and Resources for cultivating Personal and Team Resilience.


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