Meet the Josters
Director & Co-CEO
Strategic thinking, creativity and strong execution has seen her excel across industries in both the private and public sector, with a broad and multipronged skill set playing a leading role.
A passion for learning and a love for coaching others elegantly compliments her business acumen, because as she always says, life’s too short to not enjoy a good coffee with someone you can learn from.
Director & Co-CEO
With a genuine love and curiosity for understanding and motivating people, she has developed and delivered a multitude of methodologies and leadership development courses throughout her esteemed career.
Her nurturing and optimistic attitude fuels a genuine love and curiosity for people. That’s why our clients always feel so safe in her caring and capable hands.
& Co. – The Team
Organisation Development &
With a PhD in Organisational Psychology and numerous publications in areas of organisational development, change, coaching and leadership, Josephine uses an informed, energetic and hands on approach to create lasting change in people, processes, and total systems. Her deep knowledge and ability to quickly assess the root cause of issues is coupled with expert facilitation and stakeholder management, which makes working with Josephine both inspiring and effortless.
Strategic Advisor and Coach
Senior commercial people advisor with a passion for developing high performing leaders and teams. An executive and business coach expertly developing strong business capability and high performance in senior leaders and their teams. Former leader at IBM & EY.
Organisation Design and Change Guru
Sue is an accomplished, strategically focused and tertiary qualified Organisation Design, Development and Change Practitioner, with a human resources background.
Sue has considerable experience working with senior management teams (including Boards & CEOs) across multiple industries in the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.
Her success and credibility have come from using strong strategic thinking, diagnostic and analytical skills. Sue has a track record in designing and implementing transformation pathways to resolve complex and systemic organisational problems, through bringing both an operational and governance perspective to the challenges organisations face.
She has also led multifaceted change projects on time and within budget whilst engaging key stakeholders to obtain their ownership of the outcomes. Sue works in a highly consultative manner to unlock the untapped expertise & knowledge within the organisation to resolve complex issues.
Change Lead Extraordinaire
Natalie has extensive change management experience across private and public sector organisations working with leading global and Australian organisations to deliver complex transformations dependent on people capability and adoption.
Key examples include delivering a creative change plan for a values-led culture and capability program for the largest procurement team in Australia comprising of 200 people and $15 billion under management, which received two industry awards for Best People Development Program and Most Improved Function.
Prior to focusing on change management, Natalie specialised in strategic communications as a key lever for employee experience, working with clients to maximise their investment in HR programs to drive engagement.
Her key education and training include Master of Social Science (RMIT), PROSCI Train-the-Trainer, and Agile Leadership.
Improvement Expert, Process Analyst and Gun Consultant
Learning, Development and
Lena is an organisational Learning and Development leader who believes learning is the crucial function of the modern organisation – helping its people to always learn, have a curious mindset and be adaptive.
HR all rounder and OD expert
Heidi is a senior HR professional with over 15 years’ experience in both generalist and specialist roles. She has worked in large, multinational corporates (GE, Orica) as well as boutique consultancies delivering results through people.
Learning and Development, Facilitator and Coach
Fleur is a qualified and experienced learning and organisational development professional with a passion for supporting resilience, wellbeing and leadership development.
She has 12+ years of experience in the learning and organisational development field across a diverse industry base including local government, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail, IT, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, health, community service and construction. Skilled and experienced in coaching and facilitation both in-person and virtually. Fleur has coached over 300 leaders from emerging to executive level. Fleur has also lead teams in customer service and L&OD.
Fleur has strong experience with credentialed learning methodologies that support adult learning. She has designed and facilitated a broad range of professional development programs in her career including resilience and wellbeing, emotional intelligence, managing teams, leader as coach, self-management, time management, change management, innovation, hybrid working, presenting for impact and conflict resolution.
All rounder P&C Consultant
Sharon has extensive experience working in HR and recruitment roles with blue chip organisations, and an in-depth knowledge of HR processes and procedures and a proven track record of providing support to senior managers.
Talented graduate, a technology guru with a passion for analytics. Proven strengths in customer service, teamwork and problem solving. Loves to play with and analyse client data to provide deep insights, and double caps with internal company analysis and IT support services.
Star graduate just completed Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Commerce, Behavioural Science at Griffith University. Accomplished researcher, fun team member with a drive to excel and grow.
Felicity has been a graphic designer for over a decade and has extensive experience working with corporate clients to visually represent their brand successfully.
Content Writer and IT whiz
Rahul is passionate about cutting edge technology and creative writing, allowing him to work with a mix of both creative and logical thinking. He worked as an Interface Engineer for 2.5 years with Cerner Corporation, while also pursuing script writing and Theatre on weekends. He is currently pursuing a Master of Information Technology course at Deakin University.
The Collaborative Partners
Managing Director, Comme Consulting
Amber held a key leadership role for the State of Victoria during Australia’s largest emergency, Black Saturday, for which she was awarded a National Emergency Medal by the Prime Minister.
She has a record of achievement in delivering integrated strategies and plans targeted at complex stakeholder and public issues, and led Australia’s first successful negotiations for all commercial radio stations to become emergency broadcasters.
Amber has assumed key roles on a wide range of independent government inquiries, and has held central and senior roles in response to a broad range of high profile events and emergencies.
She has worked across local, State and Federal governments, in multi-jurisdictional and national environments, closely with political offices and extensively with media.
Amber is a strong advocate for the importance of active and empowered communities and has engaged directly with hundreds of regional and metropolitan community members in emotive, robust and complex situations.
A leader and senior manager of large teams, Amber has an extensive network of successful relationships at the most senior levels.
CEO, Career Money Life
Founder, Marketing in Focus
Kate has a reputation for being a strategic trouble shooter. She possesses experience across a variety of cross industry marketing disciplines, her expertise being in concept realisation, streamlining, strategic business development and market growth. Utilising various methods Kate will get rid of the grey, provide clarity on marketing and business priorities, identify emerging markets for sustainability and market growth, pinpoint any financial and operational impediments, and develop and implement effective marketing solutions. Kate will make your business thrive.
PhD, FAPS, FCOP, FCHP, MAICD
Prasuna recently completed the Women’s Leadership Program at Oxford University, the Corporate Director program at the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and an 8-month sabbatical in the Centre for Implementation Science, King’s College London.
She has an exceptionally strong history of executive leadership in both academic and health services organisational settings. Her previous and current roles as Executive Director of university research centres, non-executive director board positions, and senior leadership positions have strengthened her skills and experience in people management, strategy, policy, stakeholder engagement, financial management and organisational development. These include Director of Organisational Psychology professional programs at University of Melbourne, Clinical Professor at Deakin University School of Medicine, Professor and Director of Research at Flinders University Faculty of Medicine and Public Health, Professor and Director of a rural research centre at University of Newcastle Faculty of Medicine.
With superior capability across every communications discipline he is an innovator who has developed successful strategies, plans and narratives, delivered executions, instituted measurement and built tools, processes and entire systems in support of local, regional, divisional and global business plans, acquisitions, transformations, culture and change.
His passion lies at the intersection of internal communications, culture and change where he is able to use his significant experience and know-how in bringing these key ingredients together to support an organisations brand, reputation and overall business agenda. He does this by building valuable and sustainable communications and culture systems that deliver high ROI.
Growing and optimising engaged, accountable and resilient cultures is a specialty for him that has been tried and tested in Profit Improvements, Voluntary Buyouts, Organisational Change, Acquisitions and Integrations and major Issues and Crisis situations.
He is firm believer in workplace to marketplace and that you have to win internally to succeed externally.
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