Hallo, I live in Australia in the lovely coastal city of Newcastle in NSW. I am a certified coach who works with individuals on personal and life issues and leaders and managers on professional and leadership challenges. My clients come from all sectors, corporate, not for profit, private practice, small business in industries such as health, education, disability, law and IT. Mostly I work with clients facing complex, wicked, multifaceted challenges. I am a member of ICF, professional certified coach (PCC), co-leader of the ICF Career Coaching Community of Interest, and a Member of the Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches, Executive. My professional background includes teaching, research, clinical and senior management and administrative roles within the health and higher education sector. I have experience on statutory boards, professional and governance committees, policy development and implementation, training, leadership development, consultancy and liaison, community and team development and clinical practice. My academic and professional qualifications and certifications include: Doctor of Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts (Hons Sociology), Cert. IV in Workplace Assessment and Training, Diploma Nursing Education, Mental Health Nursing, Cert. Hypnosis, Cert. Supervision, Diploma of Coaching, Marshal Goldsmith Stakeholder Centred Coaching, Advanced Skills Conversational Intelligence Coach. My hobbies include, quilting, going to the gym, swimming, cycling, reading, spending time with family and friends, and having quality conversations. I care about the environment, creating and sustaining quality work environments, best practice, and helping leaders be the best ethical leader they can be. I have a quirky sense of humour and offer clients a safe, supportive, challenging place to explore and achieve change.