International Coach Week Conference 2021
17th – 21st May
Natalie’s expertise in mentoring, coaching and advising organisations how to develop mentoring and coaching frameworks that brings out the best in people within organisations has been her dedicated passion for the past 15 years and she has a national reputation as an outstanding thought leader and professional in this area.
Natalie partners with HR, L&D professionals and executive teams to implement strategic initiatives and designing leadership programs that target organisational change; and she is sought after for her expert facilitation skills particularly in coaching managers to coach their teams and is regarded as a mentor by many. She has worked extensively across all government levels and the private sector and has exposure and experience in international coaching including international work as a key-note speaker.
Natalie designed and is currently delivering the ICF ACTP credentialled coaching programs: Diploma of Organisational Coaching (10835NAT) and Certificate IV in Workplace and Business Coaching (10834NAT). These programs underpin the workforce strategies at a number of government and public organisations.
Heather helps executives with Values-based Leadership and Behavioural/Cultural Change Programs. She is also a qualified Health & Wellbeing (H&W) and Action Learning Team Coach; and as a Social Ecologist, is on the leadership team of the Climate Coaching Alliance (CCA ANZ). She holds an International MBA and is a qualified Fellow of various organisations including AHRI, the Windsor Society of Leadership Fellows, a Harkness Fellow (Health and Social Policy), a Churchill Fellow (Organisational Development), a British American Project (BAP) and UC Berkeley Research Fellow, USA.
is a Certified Business Counsellor who does systems team coaching and core dynamics. She is also a Mindfulness Trainer with a strong interest in using conversations to gain engagement and trust. She partners with Synergy Global to deliver OD, Executive Leadership, Team, Career and Business Coaching. Her leadership skills are currently being employed as Program Manager for the Greater Vancouver’s YMCA Self Employment Program (SEP) and she was the Program Coordinator for the SEP at the BC Institute of Technology.
has been coaching professionally since 2010. Her She has over 35yrs experience working in leadership positions within large complex public sector organisations, including tertiary education, healthcare and as a researcher. She holds multiple qualifications and specialises in executive coaching, mentor coaching, supervision, and working with clients to implement policies and achieve cultural change. Her interests include building collaborative ethical multidisciplinary teams and community development. She is also an Occupational Tribunal Member.
Europe is a professional coach, specialising in The Three Principles and embodiment. She works with individuals and teams to develop coaching cultures, increase performance, enhancing Health & Wellbeing (H&W).
She qualified as a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD which is equivalent to AHRI) and is also qualified with the British Psychological Society.
Emma is a Performance Coach and international speaker helping you turn your motivation into activation. She has been coaching for 30 years and through her keynote speaking, mentoring, coaching, and consultancy she inspires, improves, and impacts players, coaches, teams, and corporates within her Global triangle between Melbourne, Australia, Denver, Colorado and Glasgow, Scotland.
She is a Tennis Australia High-Performance Coach with a strong background as a tennis touring professional, a talent development coach and she has represented her native Country as the Australian coach on 20 occasions winning four Asia Oceania world team titles (2018 – Junior Fed Cup Captain). She provides practical coaching tools for heightened self-awareness in how to use your language and strengthen your inner voice. She specialises in helping people to develop a high performing mindset, enhance confidence, and how to access emotional intelligence for authentic relationships.
Emma is passionately involved in creating gender equity in all sports and the workplace by educating coaches and empowering females; aiming to stretch their comfort zone, build their confidence and discover their inner coach. The best way to describe Emma is to watch her TEDx talk called ‘Unleashing Female Potential’.
is the Manager of the Air Force Leadership Coaching Program. More broadly, she is an Executive Coach, Conflict Coach, Mediator, Trainer and HR specialist for the Royal Australian Air Force. Anita’s passion is to improve the human dynamics in workplaces leading to resilient, effective and innovative people who enjoy their work and do it well.
Anita has managed the Coaching Program for Air Force since 2016. She works collaboratively with the Air Force Adaptive Culture team and the Air Command coaching team to deliver the Program. The Program supports and develops Air Force people via individual coaching, team coaching, one-day coaching conversations workshops and providing support to Air Force units so they can integrate coaching into the way they do business.
Anita has lived in the UAE for the last two years with her husband and son and continues to drive Air Force cultural change from afar utilising all the remote work platforms she can her hands on
and provides executive coaching and facilitation. Recently, Nick has been providing Executive Coaching to senior leaders in the education, science and financial sector businesses. Nick is an Accredited DISC Advanced Consultant and Facilitator, qualified workplace and business coach; and is accredited in the StrengthscopeTM suite of tools.
Nick is a trained Mental Health First Aid practitioner and trainer and is passionate about bringing awareness of mental health to the workplace.
Brigitte has, quite possibly, the widest exposure of any practitioner in Australia to the needs of managers and leaders in developing coaching and mentoring skills and leadership competency as she oversees the development and assessments of internal and external coaches across approximately 100 different companies per annum. For the past 15 years, Brigitte has been supporting organisations in the implementation of coaching and mentoring programs in her role as lead facilitator and assessor of the Diploma of Workplace and Business Coaching (10536NAT) and Certificate IV in Workplace and Business Coaching (10535NAT). This role provides her with unique insights into the minds of learners including their goals, aspirations, challenges and level of coaching and leadership competency. Brigitte is also an accredited PCC assessor
is a member of the Public Service Research Group in the School of Business at UNSW, Canberra. Her research interests include Public Sector Policy Implementation, Systems Level change, Employee Performance Management, Organisational Learning and Organisational Effectiveness. Current research projects include: understanding the impact of system complexity on effective long-term crisis recovery, how to map well-being systems; and investigating the current state and future impact of middle manager capability on the Australian public service. Deborah was the lead researcher on a joint collaborative project with the Australian Public Service Commission entitled the “Strengthening the Performance Framework”. The result was a new framework for diagnosing the effectiveness of a performance management system and the tool is being used in a range of contexts and organisations. As a result of this project she and colleagues have adapted the Ford and Ford typology to create more effective performance management conversations.
Jonathan Millen brings 26 years’ experience gained primarily within health, banking and finance industry. Areas include Wealth, Retail, Personal, Business Banking and other operational areas. Jonathan has developed strategic focused leading-edge leadership and core technical learning and development programs. Jonathan is currently the Learning and Development Manager at Medibank Ltd. Jonathan has held leadership positions at NAB, MLC, BNZA and numerous specialist roles at companies including National Australia Bank Ltd and Tasmania Bank.
MCC is the Curator and Co-Founder of Catalyst Coach
An online school that trains and equips the future generation of Coaches globally.
Described as a thoughtful listener, intellectually stimulating and emotionally compassionate, Mel serves c-suite executives to become Brave Leaders, who’d speak their minds, connect with their hearts and bring out the best in others! Mel is a co-author of three books and author of the upcoming book “ENGAGE – How to Stop Living in Default and Start Living the Life You Desire”
He resides in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and 3 children. One of his desires is to see Coaching Democratized, and has started an initiative to impact Social Entrepreneurs in parts of Africa.
Emma has been with Life Saving Victoria for over 11 years, working across staff, the large seasonal workforce and volunteer members. In the role of GM – People, the role brings together both the Staff and Volunteer Members encompassing Human Resources, Welfare and Development, overseeing programs that encourage resilience, leadership, diversity, inclusion and pathway development. Most recently Emma has been at the forefront of crisis management for the organisation and led the Pandemic planning for LSV. She played a key role in supporting the organisation and people through this period and the ongoing recovery. Prior to LSV, Emma has worked both nationally and internationally including Italy, Middle East and across Asia in HR, project management and support roles.