I am available for a range of appointments that complement my current portfolio of work on education related and not-for-profit boards, in research, in evaluation, in consultancy and in coaching and mentoring others.
An experienced non-Executive Director in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, I am available for board appointments.
I can lead, participate in and coach and support others in their research endeavours.
I am currently leading a national research project in the economics of education. Having won almost $6 million in grants, including from the Australian Research Council, the Office for Learning and Teaching and the National Priorities Pool, and other large project funds from state and federal government, I specialise in research and project related services including:
- grant writing
- project design
- project management
- report writing and
- mentoring ECRs and MCRs.
With earned research-based Masters and a PhD qualifications and significant experience with Higher Degree by Research students, I am available to supervise higher degree students across most areas of education and some areas of business and psychology and to examine Honours, Masters, Doctoral and PhD theses in these areas.
I am highly experienced in a range of evaluation projects and approaches. I can assist with:
- program, course and subject/unit review
- evaluation design
- pre- and post-measures of success
- quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods approaches
- data analysis and
Leadership services, consulting and coaching
An award-winning leader and having worked at Senior Executive level for a number of years, I can provide leadership services, consulting, coaching and advice across a range of leadership levels and contexts. I provide a range of consulting and advising services to Universities, other Higher Education providers, professional associations and corporate clients related to:
- Executive leadership
- Women in leadership
- Strategy development and implementation
- Tertiary regulatory compliance
- University learning and teaching enhancement
- Online education
- University student administration
- Library services
- Student retention and success.
I have given over 220 public addresses, including 70 keynote/headline speeches in 9 countries – Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Greece, the USA, England, Scotland, Singapore and Malaysia. I specialise in preparing and delivering addresses that are relevant to, inspiring and entertaining for a wide range of audiences. Popular topics include a range of aspects of university and tertiary education, leadership and women in business.
Coaching and Mentoring
A qualified psychologist and highly skilled and experienced coach and mentor, I can provide non-clinical individual and team coaching and mentoring in:
- Dealing with common management challenges
- Leadership development
- Being a woman in leadership
- Applying for awards
- Public speaking
- Grant writing
- Mindfulness and work-life balance, among other areas.
For academic clients, I specialise in assisting colleagues with:
- Conference presentations
- Research grant writing
- Writing academic papers and
- Building a research record.
I am a highly experienced facilitator of strategic planning retreats, workshops, staff development exercises and team building initiatives, enabling groups to define their collective purpose and work well together. A registered psychologist, I use evidence-based approaches to creating spaces and opportunities for individuals, groups and teams to determine and accomplish their goals in a safe and supportive environment.
An award-winning writer with over 300 publications including refereed academic outputs, commissioned reports and newspaper articles, I can produce high quality digital and paper-based:
- newsletters and
on time and on budget. I also provide a professional editing and proofreading service for academics, students and corporate clients. I have written for numerous publications including the following:
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