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A lifetime of professional and personal insights

Business Mentor and Personal Insights Coach

Helping individuals succeed and businesses to grow has always been my passion.

Holding an MBA, I am also a mentor for Founders, CEO's and individuals who want to make a positive difference in this world.

In 2018 I founded and continue to support Animal Therapies Ltd, a National Health Promotion Charity. The charity has National recognition and credibility and is advancing the understanding, acceptance and accessibility of animal-assisted services for those in need.

 

Formerly the CEO of an award winning business advisory service under contract to the government and National Contracts Manager for an ASX listed corporation, I have an extensive understanding of the needs of small to large organisations.

 

Professional Achievements: 
I have built from the ground up a number of successful organisations:

  1. Animal Therapies Ltd – an Australian Health Promotion Charity;

  2. Business Advisory Services Incorporated – a not-for-profit organisation helping small business and winner of the NSW Fair Trading award for best Business Association;

  3. Training For Success (Aust) Pty Ltd – an award winning Australasian business. 

 

Other achievements include being the recipient of a scholarship through the Sydney Business Review, Chief of Enterprises Awards program and admitted into the UWS - Deans Merit List for 3 consecutive years for Outstanding Academic Achievement.

 

Winning the best “NSW Metropolitan Business Association” awarded by the Office of Fair Trading.

 

Receiving a Rotary Clubs ‘Pride in Workmanship’ Award and International Film and Television Award for "best sales training video for geographically isolated businesses."

 

Career

Mentor, Business and Personal Insights Coach ( 1990 - Current)

Training For Success (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coaching and mentoring private clients in their pursuit of success and significance both personally and professionally.  Facilitated success for clients across various industries and sectors in Australia and New Zealand. The health and fitness arm was sold in 2000.

 

Founder and Director ( 2018 - current)

Animal Therapies Ltd

A National Health Promotion Charity becoming the leading institution in preventing and managing mental illness, disease, disability and adversity through animal-assisted services.

 

National Contracts Manager ( 8 years)

Coca-Cola Amatil Limited

Responsible for the success, contractual performance and compliance of all third party service level agreements across the CCA Australian Beverage business. Holding the following roles throughout my employment:

  • National Distribution and Contracts Manager

  • National Business Development Manager

Director ( 2 years)

Interrelate Family Services Limited

Holding contracts with the Attorney Generals Department, Interrelate delivers mediation and relationship counselling services. My role as Board member included being a member of the Finance, Audit, Risk and Asset Management Committee.

CEO ( 5 years)

Business Advisory Services Incorporated

Reporting to the Board of Directors, my role as CEO was to lead the organisation in providing high quality business support to small to medium sized enterprises resulting in positive social, economic and environmental outcomes.

Education 

MBA with distinction

Counselling studies

Psychosocial Recovery Coach Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

Fitness Leader Training

Mediation / Commercial Disputes Accreditation 

Contract Law

Managerial Psychology

Corporate Leadership 

Coaching for Business Success

Strategic Management 

Financial Management 

People Management 

Marketing Management 

Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment

Juvenile Justice Conference Convenor Accreditation