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Meet our team

This is only a selection of our training and development team – we have many other trainers located throughout Australia who can travel to all capital cities as well as regional and remote locations. 

  • Annie Mihaere – Training Facilitator – Melbourne

    Annie Mihaere Training Consultant

    Annie brings an energetic and interactive training style to our Melbourne team, as well as an exceptional ability to incorporate her understanding of the pressures of the modern workforce into her workshop delivery. She is a helpful and approachable facilitator and training consultant, which puts people at ease and enables her to deliver learning objectives with clarity while adapting the content to individual needs. Annie has trained over 15,000 individuals Australia-wide over her 20-year training career, has a strong business and finance background, and previously operated her own consulting business. She is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist Master.

  • Brendan Barker – Learning and Development Consultant – Sydney

    Brendan Barker

    Brendan is a charismatic and flexible training facilitator with over 18 years’ experience working with national and international clients. This has included instructional design and delivery of customised corporate training and accredited programs on a range of topics including leadership, project management and customer service. To deliver an exceptional learning experience requires subject matter expertise and intuitive people skills that can only be gained through extensive experience in the classroom and in life. Brendan exemplifies these qualities and is a valued member of our training team that we will confidently recommend to you.

  • Gretchen Hillhouse – Learning and Development Consultant – Melbourne

    Gretchen Hillhouse

    Gretchen’s creative energy and extensive experience as a trainer, speaker, teacher and business coach in both Australia and abroad make her an excellent learning and development facilitator, both in and out of the classroom. Her passion for helping people, teams and organisations succeed and seeing communities flourish is evident in her positive and motivational training style that inspires people to transfer the knowledge they are learning back into their daily work and personal lives. Gretchen is passionate about helping people at all stages of their careers develop interpersonal communication and leadership skills and has a keen interest in coaching and mentoring others to develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

  • Helen Campling – Training Facilitator – Sydney

    Helen Campling Professional Development Training Facilitator

    As a key member of our Sydney training team, Helen excels at bringing course content to life and relating it back to participants’ everyday work lives. She is a knowledgeable and encouraging communicator with a knack for making difficult concepts easy to understand and helping people feel comfortable, open and eager to learn. Helen has over 20 years’ experience as a learning and development consultant and facilitator, as well as comprehensive, practical experience managing and mentoring people in financial services, customer service and HR roles. She has just the right blend of real-life experience and expertise in adult learning principals that makes a trainer professional, engaging and able to tailor content to suit and audience while achieving the learning objectives.

  • Jane Pettigrew – IT Applications and Business Skills Trainer – Brisbane

    Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist

    Jane Pettigrew IT Applications Trainer

    Jane is a wealth of knowledge and a helpful, engaging teacher. She has over 20 years experience in development and delivery of end user training in Microsoft Office and Adobe software, and also delivers business skills training such as project management and writing skills. Her excellent grasp of a broad range of software applications enables her to answers questions clearly and pace her training well so that advanced students get a few extra tips while nobody gets left behind. Whether you need help wrangling a PivotTable in Excel or want to know about the latest features of Photoshop, she almost always knows the answer and otherwise has a stubborn resolve to find it.

  • Jill McCrum – Training Facilitator – Perth

    Jill McCrum –  Leadership Development and Team Building Facilitator – Perth

    Jill is an accomplished facilitator with over 20 years’ experience as a trainer and a passion for developing others through her coaching and training programs. She has a flexible and interactive training style, as well as a great depth of knowledge, especially in the areas of communication and leadership skills, from her background experience in sales and people management. Jill’s experience includes working as a training manager in a pharmaceutical company, and she has worked extensively in Australia, the UK and throughout Europe. She has completed studies in psychology that support and inform her ability to create a positive learning environment and see results within the individuals and teams she trains, helping them achieve better outcomes and behavioural change and making their work lives easier and more fulfilling.

  • John Bates – IT Applications Trainer – Melbourne

    John Bates – IT Applications Trainer

    John is a passionate, understanding and knowledgeable trainer with superior knowledge of Microsoft applications. He is an engaging communicator who creates a positive atmosphere in which participants feel comfortable, and he excels at making complex concepts easy to understand. John is a certified workplace trainer with extensive real-world experience and a background of success in various HR and leadership roles. His education includes degrees in Computer Engineering and Psychology, as well as studies in Business Management and Administration. Participants in John's classes provide the feedback that feel engaged, informed and ready to apply what they've learned.

  • Michael Cook – IT Applications Trainer – Brisbane

    Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist

    Michael Cook IT Applications Trainer

    Michael is an extremely knowledgeable IT applications trainer who helps people feel at ease by listening to his students and presenting technical concepts with simplicity and clarity.  With over twelve years’ experience in secondary teaching, not-for-profit and corporate training delivery, Michael’s background empowers him to transfer his technical knowledge to people at varying skill levels and adapt quickly to suit individual needs. Whether he is teaching a beginner’s Excel class or specialised technical applications such as Microsoft Project, SharePoint or VBA, students frequently praise Michael’s logical and flexible training style.

  • Paul de Martin – Training Facilitator – Sydney

    Paul’s flexible and enthusiastic approach to professional development enables him to maximise participant involvement and enjoyment, whilst achieving the learning objectives. This is supported by over 25 years of management, sales, customer service and learning and development experience. By drawing on his extensive background in financial services and retail, Paul is able to bring “real world” scenarios into the training, challenging behaviour whilst providing a safe learning environment.
  • Sharyn Clayton – Training Facilitator – Brisbane

    Sharyn Clayton Professional Development Training Facilitator

    While Sharyn’s down-to-earth and interactive training style often results in a classroom full of laughter, her training also gets serious results. She has been developing frontline staff and managers in the areas of customer service, communication and people management for over 15 years. Her practical approach enables her to engage with individuals and draw on their experiences to tailor the course content to best suit their learning style. Her extensive background managing end-to-end service delivery including customer contact and operations assists her in aligning the course content to both individual and organisational learning objectives.

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