We are credible and reliable with a “get it done” approach, whether it’s solving problems with you, supporting you to rise to your new challenges, or innovating your socks off. We understand you, we get your business and we deliver on our promise.
We have more than a decade of experience doing just that throughout Australia and internationally. Our track record and long standing client base speaks for itself.
Facilitator & Convenor
Before leaving the public service, Jan Archer was the Deputy Commissioner for Fair Trading in Queensland.
Cheryl is one of the National Trust’s 100 National Living Treasures. She was Leader of the Australian Democrats from 1993-1997 and the member for Dickson and a Labor Shadow Minister from 1998-2001.
Professor Sohail Inayatullah
Sohail is a political scientist at Tamkang University, Taipei (Graduate Institute of Futures Studies); a Visiting Academic at Queensland University of Technology; an Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast (Faculty of Social Sciences and the Arts); and an Associate at Prout College.
Christine Nixon APM
Christine Nixon is a former police officer who was the Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police between 23 April 2001 and 27 February 2009, being the first female Chief Commissioner in any Australian state police force.
Paul ‘t Hart
Paul ‘t Hart is currently Professor of Public Administration, Utrecht School of Governance, Utrecht University, the Netherlands as well as Associate Dean of the Netherlands School of Government.
Mark Strom studies in theology, philosophy and history in Australia and the USA culminated in a PhD in the history of ideas. His research constituted a major study of the roots of modern leadership complexities in the traditions that shaped western thought and society.
Ken Smith was appointed as Director-General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet on 14 September 2007. Prior to this appointment, he served as Coordinator-General and Director-General of the Department of Infrastructure, formed on 15 January 2007.
Angela Blanchard is recognised for her pioneering work in asset-based community development that focuses on the human, social and cultural strengths of vulnerable populations.
John is a professional, trusted advisor to boards, CEOs and business-owners. He specialises in not-for-profit, professional services, primary production, water industry and Government owned businesses.
Professor Peter Gahan CDC (DIP), PhD, BCom (Hons)
Peter Gahan is the founding Director of the Centre for Workplace Leadership and Professor of Management at the University of Melbourne.
Bruce Muirhead is the Founding Chief Executive Officer of Eidos Institute and MindHive. Eidos and MindHive are networks of partners dedicated to developing ideas through collaboration to improve economic and social outcomes in the public interest.
Orange Sky Laundry
Best mates Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, who were awarded 2016 Young Australian of the Year, built a free mobile laundry in their old van to help the homeless.
The theme of the Global Classroom lectures is “Pioneering Pathways of Profound Innovation and Change.”
Ed Schein, Peter Senge, and Otto Scharmer reflect on the essence of organizational culture, process consultation, systems thinking and Theory U and how these approaches have evolved as we have moved from a mostly stable 20th century into a 21st century marked by ecological, social, economic, and spiritual crisis and disruption.
- From Managing Organizational Culture to Leading Multicultural Teams
- The Leader as Helper and Coach
- The Evolving Essence of Systems Thinking: From Organizational Learning to Well-Being in Social Systems
- Transforming Capitalism: Presencing & Pioneering Society 3.0
- Dialogue – Pioneering Pathways of Renewal
Dr Margaret Wheatley
Margaret Wheatley is an internationally acclaimed speaker and writer and President Emerita of The Berkana Institute.
Edgar H. Schein
Professor Emeritus Edgar Schein investigates organizational culture, process consultation, the research process, career dynamics, and organization learning and change.
Dr Otto Scharmer
Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the founding chair of the Presencing Institute, and a founding member of the MIT Green Hub.
Peter Senge is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Adam Kahane is a strategist who devises scenarios and works through resolutions. His skill set is trying to solve tough political, social and technological problems on a global scale.
Dr Jim Varghese AM
Jim has senior executive level government experience, including as CEO, in a number of Queensland and Victorian government departments as well as experience in private and community sector organisations.
Lynne Foley OAM
Neil Archer has over 20 years’ experience in Executive Leadership roles in the Construction Materials and Mining industries.