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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.

Our Leadership Team

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SHAUN McCARTHY

Chairman/Director

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DAVID BYRUM

General Manager/Director

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CORINNE CANTER

Head of Consulting

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RUSSEL KING

Head of Finance

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DANIEL HOLMES

Head of Operations

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CAITLIN MCCARTHY

Head of Marketing & Client Engagement

Our People

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MICHAEL GOURLEY

Director

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SAMUEL MEAD

Senior Consultant

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DOMINIC GOURLEY

Consultant

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FIONA HOGARTH

Consultant

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LIANA SANGSTER

Consultant

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IAN CROTHERS

Consultant

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LORRAINE McCARTHY

Counsellor/Coach

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ANDREW BARBOUR

Analytics Leader

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EMAAN ZAROUR

Account Manager Team Leader

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KELSEY DIVER

Account Manager - Projects

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ELLIOTT NICHOLLS

Account Manager - Projects

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MICHELLE NIEASS

Account Manager – Projects

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JESSICA CRAWFORD

Account Manager - Project Administrator

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LEANNE LUONG

Account Manager - Project Administrator

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JAMES MCLEOD

Client Engagement Manager

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JESSICA KIEFT

Event Manager

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ZUHAIR SIDDIQUI

System Analyst

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CLAIRE FLANAGAN

Executive Assistant

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KAVITHA KANNAPPAN

Accountant

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AGNES GHARAKHANIAN

Accountant

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