Our People

Our team operates all across Australia, with offices based in Sydney and Melbourne. We bring together a wide range of expertise and knowledge to deliver our clients the best advice, every time.

Our aim is to support you with the right solutions and deliver a quality experience on your journey towards developing empowered and motivated individuals, inspiring and effective leaders and a positive workplace culture. Whatever it is you need, our committed team and expert consultants are here to help. 

We are on a mission of Changing the World – One Organisation at a Time® and we invite you to join us.

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SHAUN McCARTHY

Chairman/Director

Michael Gourley

MICHAEL GOURLEY

Director

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DAVID BYRUM

General Manager

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DANIEL HOLMES

Head of Operations

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CAITLIN MCCARTHY

Head of Marketing & Client Engagement

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RUSSEL KING

Head of Finance

Ashleigh_Smith

ASHLEIGH SMITH

Senior Consultant

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CORINNE CANTER

Senior Consultant

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MATTHEW CROXFORD

Senior Consultant

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SUE BIGHAM

Consultant

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LORRAINE McCARTHY

Counsellor/Coach

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LIANA SANGSTER

Consultant

Ian_Crothers

IAN CROTHERS

Consultant

Aaron_Turner

AARON TURNER

Account Manager - Projects

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AGNES GHARAKHANIAN

Accountant

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ANGUS YU

Account Manager - Projects

Andrew_Barbour

ANDREW BARBOUR

Account Manager - Analytics & Organisational Projects

Angela_Pike

ANGELA PIKE

Account Manager - Projects

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RACHELLE WELLS

Executive Assistant

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BAYLEY O'DONNELL

Administration

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MIM BALCOMBE

Account Manager - Accreditation

Dominic_Gourley

DOMINIC GOURLEY

Business Development Manager

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EMAAN ZAROUR

Account Manager - Projects

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EMMA TAYLOR

Account Manager - Projects

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JAMES MCLEOD

Client Engagement Manager

Joyce_Seetoo

JOYCE SEETOO-MCEVOY

Account Manager - Projects

Kate Germolus

KATE GERMOLUS

Account Manager - Accreditation

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KAVITHA KANNAPPAN

Accountant

Leanne_Luong

LEANNE LUONG

Account Manager - Project Administrator

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TONY SHEN

Business Process Analyst

Author Bios

J CLAYTON LAFFERTY, PhD

Founder of Human Synergistics International

ROBERT A COOKE, PhD

CEO and Director of Human Synergistics International

LORRAINE F LAFFERTY, PhD

Former Chairman and CEO

JANET SZUMAL, PhD

Senior Research Associate