img_6391I 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.

Director/Board Member

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
  • reporting.

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
  • Resilience
  • 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:

  • papers
  • reports
  • manuals
  • proposals
  • blogs
  • newsletters and
  • articles

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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