Managing Director, Mim Bartlett Consulting
Mim Bartlett is a successful psychotherapist, facilitator, executive coach and keynote speaker with more than 22 years’ experience delivering career development, leadership and resilience programs and coaching that increase executive’s confidence, success and optimism for clients such as ANZ, Bluescope Steel and Aesop.
Mim is the creator of ChangeUp, a high impact leadership and wellbeing program focused on providing managers and executives with the tools to unlock the potential of their personal and professional success. Her programs inspire and support personal transformation and authentic leadership, empowering individuals to be their best possible selves, and to lead with greater confidence. She is also a devoted advocate and champion for gender equality and the LGBTIQ community.
Mim has also spent six years living and working in China, Hong Kong and Singapore, ensuring her keen appreciation of cultural diversity. Fluent in Chinese, Mim’s experience working for various multinational companies in law, sales and marketing ensures her strong foundation to connect with a range of people across various industries.
Mim holds a double Law/Arts degree from Melbourne University, with a Major in Mandarin Chinese language. Mim has worked at King and Wood Mallesons in Melbourne and ABN AMRO (in-house) in Singapore. She also worked in sports marketing and sales/marketing in consumer goods for six years in Hong Kong, Singapore and China. She is a qualified Gestalt psychotherapist and has Executive Coach and ACT qualifications.
Mim is the 2015 winner of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. She is also deeply involved in social justice advocacy and has a long-term relationship with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre as well as being an Ambassador for the Human Rights Art and Film Festival.
Anita Tesoriero is a registered Psychologist. She has broad experience in organisation development, large scale cultural change, leadership development, coaching, facilitation, counselling and mediation.
She has successfully delivered services across a wide range of industries, including local and state government, manufacturing, finance, retail and banking, and has worked with many large organisations, including Department of Primary Industries, Frankston City Council, Nillumbik Shire Council, City of Casey, BHP, Ericsson, Coles Myer, ANZ, NAB and Cadbury.
Over the past 19 years she has had extensive experience as a coach and facilitator and has delivered many training and development programs in the areas of conflict management, emotional intelligence, leadership development, team building, management skills, communication and change management.
Anita is accredited in the use of a variety of developmental tools, including the MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator), TMI (Team Management Index), DiSC Behavioural Profile, EQ-I-Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory and the Realise 2 Strengths Inventory.
Her professional areas of interest include Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, Neuroscience and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). This interest and expertise is reflected in all of her client interactions. Anita enjoys working with a diverse range of people at all levels within the company and is committed to developing interventions that allow individuals and the organisations in which they work, to flourish and thrive.
Ian Ward Ambler
Ian draws on his background as a senior leader in the finance industry to facilitate meaningful and engaging coaching that delivers transformative results for our clients.
Ian pursued his career in executive coaching after retiring as the CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Australasia in 2012. His passion for coaching followed an experience he had as a coachee at Goldman Sachs, that had a profound impact on his personal and professional life.
Known for his pragmatic approach, Ian asks clients the tough questions, supporting and challenging them to unearth their true leadership potential. Ian’s clients say they benefit from the combinations of his executive leadership experience, his work as director, and his diverse coaching background.
Ian has coached clients at all levels of public and private sector organisations across a broad range of industries, including finance, legal, agriculture, automotive, pharmaceuticals, software, education and consulting.
His approach is reinforced by his insights gained over years as a key decision maker and Director on various Boards and committees. Ian currently serves as Deputy Chair of Voyagers Indigenous Tourism, the holding company of the Ayers Rock Resort. Ian is Trustee Director of CBA Group Superannuation Fund and Chair of the Investment Committee; Director of Trinity College; serves on the Council at Melbourne Grammar School; Advisory Board Member, Indigenous Leadership, Excellence and Achievement Program (ILEAP) at Melbourne University and Chair of The Man Cave.
Ian is a Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL) Accredited Coach, and is Australian Institute of Executive Coaching Level 1 qualified. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Melbourne University, majoring in Economics and Philosophy. Ian attended the Advanced Management Program, INSEAD, France, and is currently studying a Graduate Diploma of Counselling at the Australian College of Applied Psychology.
Dr Tom Verghese
Dr Tom Verghese is an internationally renowned consultant, presenter, author and founder of Cultural Synergies. He is a dynamic, enthusiastic, passionate, energetic, highly experienced and results focussed professional. Tom is the author of ‘The Invisible Elephant – Exploring Cultural Awareness 2nd edition’ and the co-author of ‘The Pillars of Growth – The Keys to Getting Exponential Growth in Your Business Today.’
Tom’s consulting and coaching expertise extends globally. Over the past 23 years, he has acquired extensive experience working with a diverse range of global organisations and global leaders from different cultures around the world. Tom brings practical knowledge, candour, mindfulness and wisdom to his client interventions. Some of the organisations he has worked with include Sara Lee, Microsoft, ANZ Bank, Autoliv, Walt Disney, Cadbury-Schweppes, Honda, BP, Infosys, BP, Melbourne Business School, AmBank and Shell. With the not for profit sector, he is involved in ICARN (Inter-country Adopted Parents Resource Network) and Gallery Sunshine Everywhere.
His qualifications, global experience and diverse array of clients, coupled with his multicultural skills, position him as a leading international specialist in the areas of executive education for global leaders. Tom holds a diploma in management and a Masters in Education and Training. His doctoral thesis explored the link between Cultural Intelligence and Effective Global Leadership. He is considered a thought leader in the field of Cultural Intelligence. He serves as an expert panelist on the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks.
Tom speaks a number of different Asian languages. Of Indian origin, born and raised in multi-ethnic Malaysia, he moved to Australia more then 30 years ago as a foreign student. He lives in Melbourne with his English born wife and two children.
Tracy is an inspiring and experienced sought after Executive Coach and Facilitator, who has been at the forefront of her field since 2001. Tracy knows and facilitates effortless and sustainable change. She has coached people at all levels of management, from the full ‘C Suite’ down to non-administrative personnel in both large and small organisations in both public and private sectors.
She has over 5000 hours of coaching experience and is one of a select group with the International Coach Federation designation of Master Certified Coach. She brings an ‘eclectic mix’ of coaching theories and methodologies to her coaching that allows her to adapt and flex with her client’s needs.
Tracy has designed, developed and facilitated programs in Australia and New Zealand in the Banking/Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Universities, Professional Services, Aged Care, Local Government, Construction, FMCG and Manufacturing industry segments. Program content has ranged from Leadership Development, Influencing Others to Building Effective Teams, development of In House Manager-as-coach programs, Mentoring programs and Communication and conflict management. Tracy’s clients and areas of work are: Senior managers in banking, Board members and Senior executive staff of Health Care organisations, CEO’s of small to medium companies in travel and tourism, shadow coaching of Senior managers in a large FMCG organisation, training and coaching with Local Governments, workshop facilitation and coaching of female middle managers in one of Australia’s major financial institutions, coaching senior administrative staff at Sydney University, UNSW and ANU.
Tracy has a Masters Degree in Education, a Professional Development Certificate in Coaching Practice from Sydney University, is an ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC), an accredited ICF Coach Assessor, Past President of the ICF Australasia and a member of the University of Sydney’s Coaching and Mentoring Association. She is certified with: Leadership Circle Profile; Hogan Assessments, GLWS (Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey), Strengths Profile, ACT trainer; Choice Theory Practitioner; Accredited Enneagram Teacher and IEQ profiling.
Jacinta Stiles McNena
Jacinta has over 25 years’ experience in Corporate Consulting, specialising in the design and delivery of Learning and Leadership programs and Executive and Group Coaching. As a Positive Psychology and Strengths based Coach, Jacinta helps clients build the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours to achieve their professional and personal goals. A passion for inspiring business leadership and innovation, drives her ability to develop trusted relationships, so clients can stretch out of their comfort zones and confidently embrace growth opportunities.
Jacinta’s clients span several industries and have included The National Australia Bank, The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ANZ, GHD, Melbourne Water, Lend Lease, Oz Minerals, Transurban, Stantec International and several government departments. She has delivered learning and leadership programs for companies throughout Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Jacinta is a highly sought-after Executive Coach. Her reputation as a results driven Coach combined with a unique ability to build strong client relationships, has ensured she continues to hold preferred long term coaching contracts with her Australian based and International clients.
Teams: Jacinta works with business leaders and teams to focus on the true nature of their challenges in inclusive and open forums where individual and whole team thinking drive positive outcomes. Deep knowledge and skills drive her ability to help optimise the talent and skills of individuals for their own development and the contribution they make to team performance. In assisting clients to achieve their desired outcomes, Jacinta applies her skills and knowledge in a flexible rather than prescribed framework, acknowledging the unique nature of each project. As the owner/operator of two distinctly different family businesses, Jacinta is practical, solutions focused and has extensive experience navigating the strategic and operational challenges of business.
Facilitation: Highly skilled in process and collaboration with groups to achieve optimal outcomes. Accredited Facilitator and Instructional Designer of real time digital learning programs, via zoom and other platforms, delivering to clients globally.Broadcasting: Producer and Presenter of Big Life Conversation on 94.1FM, 3WBC Explores life experiences through the inspiring stories of guests from all walks of life. Big Life Conversation seeks to inform, entertain and shift your thinking. Every Monday, drive time 4-6pm http://www.3wbc.org.au