Course Facilitators

To ensure optimal educational outcomes for our course participants, Chifley utilises a select team of professional facilitators, whose delivery skills are built upon their own extensive industry experience. A selection of facilitator profiles is provided below.





B.Bus (Mktg & Advert), Diploma in Architecture, Cert IV Work Place Training, AFAIM


John has held a number of senior roles within the corporate sector, predominantly with a people-oriented training and development focus. This enabled him to delve into course development and facilitation focusing primarily in Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. Drawing heavily on his extensive practical experiences and specialities in bringing practical solutions through theoretical application, he has developed a number of business-related courses, some of which are nationally accredited.




BA Grad Dip Ed Grad Dip HRD


John has over 17 years of experience consulting with many Australian organizations in the mining, manufacturing, service, health and public sectors. He helps leaders and their people adopt great attitudes, develop and lead their teams, create business plans, manage change and enhance their overall impact on others through innovation and improved communication.


John has many years of on-the-ground experience having led and managed human services, health and consulting organisations, some of which consisted of over 300 staff. He is also a university lecturer specialising in Learning and Development.




MBA, MEdu., BA, Cert.IV.AWT


Since 2003, Kathy has been the Director of her own consultancy (KRA) specialising in all aspects of people development. Prior to that Kathy was the national and global manager for Learning and Development with Coca-Cola Amatil and before that, the ANZ Banking Group. In these roles, Kathy led all aspects of learning and development and in particular leadership and management development, at one stage across eighteen countries in Europe and Asia Pacific.


Before her fifteen years in private enterprise, Kathy worked in the public sector in Staff development, Education and Equal Opportunity. Her career has centered on education and organisational change with a strong leaning to leadership, management and organisational development. Her public sector experience spanned Universities, Statutory authorities and government departments.


Kathy has a Bachelor of Arts, a Masters Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She won MBA Graduate of the year, awarded by the Australian Institute of Management Consultants following University nomination, for her contribution to the quality of Australian management. She has also won awards for her scripting and production of educational videos.




BA, Dip.Ed, Grad.Dip.Mgmt, (HRM), Cert.IV.AWT, MBA, AFAIM


Ken has a wealth of consulting experience with organisations both at home and abroad which has made him one of the most engaging and compelling facilitators in the business. He has assisted many companies to focus on their business direction, while developing a shared vision for their organisation's future and success. His breadth of experience with small and large companies enables Ken to be very practical and he has a wonderful ability to present complex topics in an interesting and comprehensible way. He has a very practical, no nonsense approach that is very 'user friendly'.




BA Behavioral Science (Psychology), Grad.Dip.HRM, Cert.IV.AWT


Peter is a Professional Management Consultant and process facilitator, specialising in business and human resources strategies, learning and development, coaching and change management.

He has worked with private and public sector organisations in the fields of manufacturing, financial services, information technology, logistics, sales and marketing and health.




BSci, Dip. Aviation, Dip. Training and Assessment Systems, MBA, GradCertRM


Rob has worked in the aviation industry for 25 years before establishing own consultancy in 2006. He has held a number of management roles involving operational, business, training and development and project implementation responsibilities. In providing consultancy and facilitation services Rob is able to draw on extensive experience derived from a dynamic business environment, both domestically and internationally. Rob is an engaging and dynamic facilitator with excellent interpersonal skills, who is has a reputation for delivering results.


Rob has lead the management of an operational training unit with a $10million budget and a staff of 110 people. He has also developed and written two day short courses for managers in Business Risk and Strategic Thinking. He has also been the author of the Risk Management module of Chifley Business School’s Certificate IV of Frontline Management and the Diploma of Management. These courses are a part of the new BSB07 Business Skills Package.




MPubAd, Grad.Dip.Admin, PSC, QTC (UK), Cert.IV.TAE, FAIM, MIMC, CMC


As a self-employed Certified Management Consultant and Facilitator, Tony has extended the potential of people and organizations to succeed through provision of a wide range of consulting and training services. He has worked with clients throughout Australia as well as in the UK, USA, China, Canada and New Zealand to help develop their organizational capability. 

Tony's current PhD research is in the area of knowledge leadership and this is anchored on a sound experiential base of client services across the construction, manufacturing, aviation, transport, tourism, business services, government and defence industry sectors.  He is also a graduate of the Australian Staff College and the Royal Military College of Science in the UK, and his prior career as a commissioned officer in Defence included strategic and logistics planning specialties. His voluntary service in Rotary International includes roles as a District Governor looking after part of SE Queensland, PNG and the Solomon Islands; an international training leader in the USA, and an Area Chairman for the South Pacific.