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Helping successful and aspiring leaders achieve positive change in leadership behaviour and business results

Client List

Ricky’s executive education and training work with various national and international organisations has created tangible, commercial outcomes for their respective businesses. Her approach is pragmatic, with the focus always on helping companies and individuals achieve indentified key goals. 

Working with Ricky, companies in Melbourne and throughout Australasia have realised:    
  • Lower staff turnover
  • Increase in profits
  • Attracting (and retaining) new talent
  • Improved succession planning
  • Winning more clients
  • Improved client relationships and repeat business
  • Improved negotiation and contract skills
  • Better staff morale and performance
  • Decrease in staff friction
  • Improved business processes for better productivity
  • Better management & collation of valuable IP

Agriculture

  • Emerald Grain
  • Ridley AgriProducts

Building & Construction

  • Arcadis
  • Boral Limited
  • David Lock Associates
  • Fulton Hogan
  • JD MacDonald Engineering
  • Metricon Homes
  • Monash University Engineering

Business Services

  • Exit Alliance
  • Stellar BPO
  • Zenith Interiors

Education

  • Australian Institute of Training & Development
  • DeakinCo
  • Family Business Australia
  • Melbourne University
  • Monash University
  • Monash University Veterinary Hospital

Event Organisers

  • Network Central
  • South Eastern Business Network
  • Urban Forum - Malaysia & Singapore

Financial Services

  • ANZ Bank
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management
  • Aust. & NZ Institute of Insurance and Finance
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia - CBA
  • CPA Australia
  • Guild Group
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Insuranceline
  • KPMG
  • MAI Captial
  • Marsh Advantage
  • Morgan Stanley
  • National Australia Bank - NAB
  • Pitcher Partners
  • RSM Cameron Bird
  • Standard and Poors
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • William Buck Financial Services

Food

  • Edlyn Foods
  • McCain Foods
  • McCormick
  • Nespresso
  • Simplot Australia

Government

  • City of Greater Geelong
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Human Services - DHS
  • Department of Transport
  • Victorian Auditor Generals Office - VAGO
  • Victorian Grants Commission
  • Victorian Institute of Sport
  • Victoria Police

Information & Community Technology

  • EDS Australia
  • Fred IT
  • Fuji Xerox Singapore
  • Hillhouse Burrough McKeown
  • IBM
  • Leadtec
  • QA Software

Legal

  • Blake Dawson Waldron
  • Clayton Utz
  • Law Australia
  • Matthews Folbigg Lawyers

Manufacturing

  • Amcor Ltd
  • Australian Paper
  • BMW
  • Cheetham Salt
  • Cummins Filtration
  • Gondwana Outdoor Clothing
  • Paperlinx
  • Visy Recycling
  • Volvo

Medical & Health

  • Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Medibank Private
  • Melbourne Health - Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • North West Mental Health
  • Singapore General Hospital
  • Walter & Eliza Hall Institute - WEHI
  • Women’s Biotechnology Executive Development

Media

  • Key Media
  • SBS Radio

Mining

  • Newcrest Mining Limited
  • OneSteel Aluminium

Not for Profit

  • Australian Red Cross
  • Disaster Aid Australia
  • Earthwatch Institute
  • Guide Dogs Victoria
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Very Special Kids

Printing & Design

  • Elmwood Design
  • The Contenders

Professional Associations

  • Australian Legal Practice Managers Association - ALPMA
  • National Speakers of America - NSA
  • National Speakers of Australia Association - NSAA

Professional Associations

  • American Chamber of Commerce - AMCHAM
  • Australian Institute of Management - AIM
  • Australian Institute of Training & Development - AITD
  • Behind Closed Doors
  • CEO Institute
  • The Executive Connection - TEC
  • National Mortgage Brokers
  • Women Leaders of Enterprise

Real Estate

  • First National Real Estate

Retail

  • Carpet Choice
  • Coles Myer
  • Choices

Transport & Public Services

  • BevChain
  • Gasnet Australia
  • Linfox Australia
  • MTU Detroit Diesel
  • National Transport Institute of Australia - NTIA
  • Transfield Services
  • Transurban