Rowena Hennigan

Global expert in remote work & digital nomadism


#WorkIsNotAPlace - this is Rowena’s motto and her trending hashtag. Originally from Galway, Ireland, she is now based in Zaragoza, Spain, regularly mixing remote work and travel with her location-independent family. Rowena advocates for life-work balance, advised by her lived experience of moving countries due to her daughter's ill health. Using her wealth of personal experience in remote work to educate both companies and workers on skills for an effective and positive nomadic experience, she delivers consultancy and training via her brand “RoRemote”.

Regularly featured in international media, including the NY Times and the Harvard Business Review, she was named in the Top 10 Global Voices in Remote Work by Linkedin News in both 2021 and 2022; in the Top 25 list of Remote Work influencers by in 2021, 2022 and 2023 and in the top 50 influencers in Future of Work by Onalytica. Rowena is an engaging keynote speaker both in live and virtual events: always using real-life experiences and practical exercises, her sessions are interactive, enticing and dynamic.