IICT Founder and CEO

Lawrence Ellyard is the Founder and CEO of IICT with over 25 years experience in the natural health industry. Lawrence has been instrumental in developing IICT’s operations both within the Australia and internationally. He was formally the Director of The International Institute for Reiki Training and has several years of training and practice as a Transpersonal Therapist. In 2009 Lawrence was awarded a Masters of Transpersonal Studies (IKON Institute).

Since the early 1990’s, Lawrence has been an active member and facilitator of several educational organisations and spiritual traditions and has supported their growth with many innovations in natural therapies since this time. He has travelled extensively throughout the world both lecturing and training and draws on his extensive background in natural therapies in the running and future direction of the IICT.

Lawrence lives in Byron Bay, NSW with his two sons and daughter. He is an ordained Minister in the Spirit of the Earth Medicine Society and a 4th Dan black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido; teaching students in Byron Bay. Lawrence is also the author of 10 books. He has been endorsed by H.H. 14th Dalai Lama, Dr. Masaru Emoto and Jack Canfield to name a few… For more information about Lawrence and his books, visit his website at:

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