About The Business Playroom

A panel show for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs

What happens when you get 3 experts, hand them a show and send them guests each week to help breakdown the challenging themes entrepreneurs face and give them solutions?

You get an inspired, 30 minutes of informative entertainment. The Business Playroom is a panel show by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs aimed at helping those in business have free access to business solutions straight from the professionals.

Each episode, broken down into 3 bite size chunks is hosted by a panel of experts and guests who are not only leaders in their respective fields, but know how to make business feel like fun.

Meet the Business Playroom Team

Andrew Eggelton - Creator, Producer & Host

Andrew Eggelton - Creator, Producer & Host

Andrew Eggelton - Creator, Producer & Host

Andrew, is a modern day System Disruptor, Author, TV Presenter, Actor, Speaker and multi Award winning Producer.

With over 23 years in the entertainment industry, working with names such as Ryan Gosling and Michael J Fox and Peter Jackson,, he gets immense joy by nurturing Business People, Artists & Entrepreneurs to reach their fullest potential when Speaking Live or to Camera. His mission is to deliver world-class coaching; dropping clients from their head to their heart, installing confidence in their story and then layering them with tools so that anyone can perform at levels they had never thought possible.

His intuitive coaching approach, has been utilized all over the world with incredible success. Andrew tours Australasia and Asia consistently and treats each individual as a unique piece of art, crafting his approach accordingly to suit their needs.


Co-host - Renée Hasseldine

Co-host - Renée Hasseldine

Renée Hasseldine - Co-host and Brainstrust

Renée Hasseldine is the Leverage Queen.  She excels at cutting through the noise and frustration of creating leverage, effortlessly streamlining and packaging products with ease, yet with a cheekily fun and uniquely exciting approach. Her knack for extracting powerful ideas and transforming them into neat, inspired leveraged products is sheer genius.

Renée shares her signature 7 Stage process in her best-selling book ‘Share Your Passion’, she is the host of the ‘Leveraged and Loving It’ podcast and a panel member on The Business Playroom TV.  She is also a regular contributor to both Smallville and The Huffington Post.

Renée is passion personified. Be prepared for it. Be prepared to leave empowered.


Director, producer, videographer - Andrew Gibbons

Director, producer, videographer - Andrew Gibbons

Andrew Gibbons - Director and Co Producer

Andrew is creative visionary who excels in making the Production process feel effortless.  

Andrew’s been working with TV and video for the last 18 years. He’s worked for national broadcasters including TVNZ, large corporations, small business, and entrepreneurs in a number of industries. He is known for his wholehearted dedication to each project and his effortless ability to work with others.



Support Team

Content Manager and Behind-the-Scenes Support - Stevie Schafer

Content Manager and Behind-the-Scenes Support - Stevie Schafer

Stevie Schafer - Content Manager

Stevie is a Content Manager and Producer. She schedules social media faster than Andrew & Renee can call ‘That’s a wrap’, edits podcasts and videos, writes blogs, articles and newsletters.

In addition to her feats as a Content Manager & Producer, she is fuelled by coffee,  yoga and something else that only she has access to. I mean, how else can we explain that ridiculous level of productivity?