people consulting

Management Development Facilitators

Peter has extensive experience across government, commercial and the not-for-profit sectors and has worked in senior management positions for over 25 years. He has a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master Degree in Education (Adult) MEd. Peter has been a General Manager of a large national organisation and has lead teams and management groups across a federated structure.

Peter is a facilitator, consultant and coach with the University of New England Partnerships and lectures at a Masters level in corporate communication, management and leadership. He works mainly in the people development area, developing teams and leaders in engaging and adaptable leadership styles and behaviours. He has the flexibility and experience to work with front line staff, middle management and senior executive personnel.

Vivienne is a highly experienced facilitator and consultant, successfully delivering management oriented learning and development. Her areas of focus are accounting and finance, contract management, procurement, corporate sustainability and economics.

Vivienne’s early career began in professional services, during which time she worked in audit and in financial consulting engagements at two top tier professional services firms - KPMG and Deloitte. Subsequently she broadened her experience into front line roles focusing on financial and business improvements. This included roles at Suncorp and within Queensland Government in which she was responsible for charting and implementing the sustainable procurement agenda.

Vivienne’s career is now focused on assisting organisations in workplace-based learning. This is complimented by her current Doctoral studies on the implementation of a user-based, future-oriented approach to delivering financial education for managers.

Carmen is an advocate of management, leadership and wellness initiatives and believes that leadership effectiveness is inextricably linked to self-awareness, confidence, health and vitality.

Specialising in leadership and health coaching, Carmen harnesses her 20+ years of corporate experience and passion for wellness to help others. Her career has spanned a diverse range of roles predominately in the Health sector, including Clinical Research, Quality Management, Sales, Marketing, General Management, industry association board member and international assignments. She has experienced first-hand the pressures facing today’s workforce.

In addition to her facilitation role with HETI, Carmen also works with emerging talent on corporate high potential programs, senior leaders looking to reboot their careers through improved health and personal branding, and employees trying to juggle family life and aspiring professional careers.

Ian is a trainer and facilitator with 30 years of experience in the design and facilitation of hundreds of change and learning projects. Ian also teaches leadership and management courses at the University of Technology, Sydney. Ian has worked with organisations such as NSW Family and Community Services, Legal Aid NSW, St Vincent de Paul Society, Department of Housing, Department of Education and Training and TAFE.

In the health sector, Ian has done recent work with Tresillian Family Care and the Menzies School of Health Research. In 2017, Ian facilitated HETI workshops across NSW Health on Clinical care of people who may be suicidal.

Carolyn has partnered with the HETI Management Development Unit since 2013, joining the People Management Skills Program and then providing CORE Chat programs for staff and Managers around the State. Carolyn was involved in curriculum development for aspects of each of these programs. She holds Masters Degrees in Adult Education and Social Work, as well as a Diploma in Management. She has worked in front line, management and policy roles in NSW Health. She has also worked in management and senior executive roles in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.

As well as working for HETI, Carolyn provides management and clinical supervision for staff in a range of Local Health Districts and is passionate about improving culture and emotional intelligence across NSW Health. She often sees the impact that bullying and micromanagement has on individuals and teams, both professionally and personally. She finds the suite of HETI Management programs provide a vehicle for positively influencing culture and ensuring staff and patients receive the best environment possible.

Peter has been facilitating programs, workshops, forums and meetings with people ranging from front line staff through to senior executives for many years. He demonstrates the knowledge and expertise gained from his 31 year career in international aviation which covered customer service, business development and 10 years in senior management.

Peter's primary focus is on the leadership and management of people, performance and business with additional expertise in team building and communication. His facilitation style is learner focused with the intention of helping participants improve their knowledge levels whilst enhancing their willingness and ability to apply what they have learned in a practical setting. Supporting his outstanding facilitation skills are his accreditations in several behaviour assessment tools.

Maree is a dynamic facilitator with skills, qualifications and cross industry expertise in adult education, management and leadership, quality management systems, governance, workforce development and Indigenous community engagement.

Maree worked as a senior manager for 28 years and as a management consultant, mentor, quality auditor and vocational trainer for the past 7 years.

Maree is passionate about adult education and has a deep understanding of learning theory and learner engagement. She applies this knowledge in support of improved organisational culture and a resilient workforce leading to better health outcomes.

Silvia is an experienced individual and team coach, professional facilitator and trainer.  She has partnered with Health Education & Training Institute (HETI) since 2013 delivering a range of programs including People Management Skills Program, CORE Chat – Our Values in Action, CORE Chat for Managers, Emotional Intelligence in Practice and Positively Resolving Conflict.

Silvia’s passions are learning, sharing knowledge, supporting individuals and teams to grow and develop, and creating positive workplace cultures. Silvia works at all levels of an organisation ranging from senior to new managers as well as individuals and teams.

Silvia has delivered programs of work for an extensive range of clients in industries including Health and Aged Care, Finance, Public Sector agencies, Telecommunications, Energy, Mining, Engineering, Manufacturing. Marketing, Infrastructure, Construction, Education and Not for Profits.

With more than 30 years’ experience, Margaret is a dynamic professional consultant, educator, coach and learning and development specialist. With comprehensive knowledge of corporate and government environments in various industries, Margaret’s key strengths include determining specific business and personal needs that lead to effective strategies and outcomes. Margaret has a proven track record in making a difference and embracing change and delivers with high energy and motivation. Margaret is a highly competent communicator and public speaker with the ability to relate to and interact with a broad cross section of the public.

Known for his engaging and practical approach to workplace learning, Tony draws on over 9 years’ experience in a range of Learning and Development roles, more than 10 years in management roles as well as over 7 years as a workshop facilitator.

Holding a Master in Business and Commerce with a Human Resources specialisation and several qualifications in training and adult learning, Tony is passionate about delivering fun and engaging training that improves workplace performance.

Malcolm is an accredited trainer, since 1997, and has worked with the Health Education & Training Institute (HETI) since November 2012. He is also a faculty member of AIM VET and AIM Higher Education. He has a sound appreciation of the Health Sector having provided consulting and training services to NSW Health, QLD Health and a number of Primary Health Care services over the past 20 years.

Malcolm facilitates Financial Management Essentials; Effective Business Case Design; Managing Health Resources: A Foundation; and Resource Management for Better Clinical Outcomes (Medical Manager’s Program) for HETI. Malcolm’s training sessions are highly interactive, engaging, and fun with a focus on developing practical skills that can be immediately applied to the workplace.

Darren has had over 25 years' experience in human resources, management and leadership, project management, training, assessment and education. He has held management roles in government, public and private organisations and currently manages his own consultancy. He has project managed a wide range of training and educational solutions for leading Australian and international organisations incorporating best practice learning methodologies, e-learning technology, change management principles and innovative program design.

His areas of expertise are change management, people performance and management, leadership, project management, human resources and workplace safety.

As an expert on change and human performance, Rod's expertise is moving people from a place of confusion and ambivalence to a place of confidence and clarity. Rod's training sessions are delivered in a dynamic, engaging and practical way.

As well as running his own business since 1996, Rod has worked with organisations in the commercial, government and the not-for-profit sectors across a broad range of industries (including many in the Healthcare sector) for over 20 years.

Rod believes that our hope lies in our ability to think clearly, work collaboratively, lead and be led and to take ethical action.

Dr Peter McNamara is an engaging facilitator and course designer who employs clarity, innovation and humour in the delivery of effective presentations to diverse audiences at all organisational levels. For over seven years, he has facilitated the People Management Skills Program for HETI and recently has had the privilege of being the Lead Facilitator for HETI’s Next Generation of Leaders and Managers Program. He has also presented HETI’s Strategic Time Management and Purposeful Meetings programs.

Peter works in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, manufacturing and continuous improvement and he also lectures in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the University of Wollongong.

Stuart’s mission is to create future careers by delivering an engaging and rewarding learning experience that builds participants confidence, expertise and knowledge. Stuart has trained and mentored senior management and high potential employees within commercial firms, government and the not-for-profit sector. He designs and delivers training for leading organisations including HETI, the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

Stuart’s career culminated in a role as Global Finance Director for a large multi-national organisation. His services are enriched by an extensive career working across the world in Finance and Commercial roles for global listed companies operating in the power generation, construction and capital goods manufacturing sectors.

Chemène is a learning and performance specialist. She helps individuals and organisations 'learn how to learn better'. To do this, Chemène draws on her 30+ years’ experience working in diverse industry sectors around the world, including school, elite sport, and workplace learning and development for numerous government, corporate and community sector clients, including those in the Health sector.

Chemène’s areas of specialisation include 'best practice' training and assessment, presentation, communication, personal effectiveness and leadership skills. She relies on her professional network to remain informed of the latest research and trends in learning and performance.