Andrew is the Managing Partner and has set up a number of successful companies in his career. He has consulted with and advised many well-known public and private leaders. In 2003 Andrew published his book “The Working Journey” and in 2013, a second book Organisational Design - What your University Forgot to Teach You. In 2013 Andrew is a Board Trustee for the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN), a not for profit based in Scotland. He is also a representative for GEN Oceania and Asia. He has a strong interest in entrepreneurship, sustainability and works in a number of countries at senior levels.
Verena became involved in the work of Elliott Jaques through Professor Gillian Stamp and was one of four original CPA trainers worldwide. Verena is an associate of BIOSS Australasia, EDAC and a senior partner of The Working Journey. She is highly regarded by colleagues, clients and friends with extensive knowledge and understanding of the complexity based assessment methods. Verena was Talent Manager for the international communications company MTN and used Levels of Work and Capability mapping for managing and planning talent pools across a number of countries.
Tim specialises in partnering with organisations and business units to better organise themselves so that they can deliver their plans with people who are engaged in their work. Tim works with all levels of a business to ensure an integrated and supported approach to delivery, tailored to the specific needs of the organisation and its business units. He does this with an emphasis on Org design and work system design, talent identification and development as well as building leadership practices that enable the business. Growth and development occurs in the business while working on the business, thus helping to realise organistional goals. Tim has extensive experience in Organisational Development and the introduction of Requisite Principles across the Private, Tertiary and Government sectors. Tim has extensive background in organisational change, specifically in Program and Project Management as well as Change Management.
Samantha has more than 20 years’ experience in operations and human resources. Samantha has held local, national and international roles with market leading private and public companies across a wide range of industries. She contributes thought leadership in her roles; as a Not for Profit Board member and Human Resources curriculum committee co-chair for a leading University. Samantha acts in an associate capacity for The Working Journey across a range of projects including leadership development, work clarity and stakeholder engagement. Samantha Wilkinson has a Bachelor of Business (HR) from the University of South Australia and is in the final stages of her MBA. In 2016 Samantha Wilkinson accepted an invitation to become a member of Golden Key International Honour Society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of graduate students across the world.
With extensive executive HR and OD experience in global businesses across her 30+ year career, Michelle deeply understands the challenges that executive teams face in aligning organisational strategy, culture and systems to maximise performance and potential. Michelle’s career includes a total of 14 years in roles where she was accountable for designing, implementing and operationalising Requisite Organisation principles in complex organisations, including a Head of HR role spanning operations in 6 countries. Michelle held global Head of HR roles between 2003 and 2020. Her work has included significant multi-year global assignments leading people, culture and organisational change. Michelle is a registered Psychologist, Professional Certified Coach, holds a Masters in HR with Hons, for which she received an award for academic excellence, she has Chaired a not-for-profit board for 3 years and she is a Graduate of the AICD.
Brent has been designing and delivering Strategy, Culture and Organisational Development work in corporate environments since 1998. He combines Requisite Organisation principles and Gestalt Development practices to produce business transformation capability. Brent’s approach combines interpersonal skilling, education in organisational and psychological frameworks, self-development and self-awareness practices, Gestalt group-process and real-time, intact-team group dynamics, as well as advice on review, design and integration of Requisite work-systems and organisation structures. Brent has significant experience creating longitudinal development pathways that support transformative change in individual and organisational effectiveness. His industry and sector experience is in mining and metals, energy (generation and distribution), banking and finance, health and community services, NFP (education, technology, Aboriginal issues), and hospitality, leisure and tourism.
Dr. Bruce Whitby
Bruce is an experienced IT business executive and consultant with more than twenty-five years of technology, senior business and boardroom experience across the Financial Services, Telecommunications, High Tech, Media and Systems Integration Industries as well as Academia. His leadership experience spans business, IT strategy development and consulting, Organisational Design, IT governance and hands-on business management with international experience in Australia, UK, France and South Africa.