Melissa – Chief Executive Officer
Melissa joined the company almost 10 years ago bringing 18 years of learning and development, marketing and management experience to her role as Chief Executive Officer the Learning Dimensions Network and it’s 3 divisions. Prior to joining Learning Dimensions Network, Melissa held global General Management positions in various consultancies based in Malaysia, Singapore and New York and been a learning and development consultant and coach in her own right.
Melissa’s role includes providing senior Account Management support for large or complex projects, managing offshore cross-cultural projects, as well as overseeing all project resourcing and implantation. Whilst enjoying client facing work, Melissa most enjoys working with her own team to ensure the values we say and philosophies we share, are truly practiced internally every day.
Janet – Managing Partner
With 25 years experience in learning and development and having worked and managed clients in over 20 countries, Janet is known for bringing more to a client than just technical expertise in adult learning and behaviour change. Janet recognises that behavioural change is achieved through a combination of reliability, relationship and influence, and how, in our increasingly diverse workforce, each of these requires subtlety and flexibility in communication styles.
As an instructional designer, account manager and accomplished facilitator, Janet partners clients from end-to-end in order to promote the best possible outcomes. Her philosophy is to make even the ‘hard stuff’ easier for the client through transparent consultation and open contracting.
With a Masters Degree in Organisational Change and Consulting, Janet is a highly sought after consultant and account manager, and has developed client relationships that span more than ten years.
Louise – Founding Partner
As one of our most dynamic and insightful consultants, Louise has a strong reputation for her practical approach to achieving operational, behavioural and cultural outcomes that outlast the life of the project. Having previously held various HR and leadership positions within Australian blue chip organisations, Louise became a founding partner of Learning Dimensions Network, the parent company of Leadership Dimensions, 19 years ago.
As an experienced designer and developer of interventions that align with organisational goals, Louise holds qualifications in both organisational behaviour and business management. Known as the ‘Trainer of Trainers’, Louise regularly receives feedback such as ‘simply the best facilitator I have met’, as commented by a Director of Safety and HR for a large construction company.
Kevin – Founding Partner
As an experienced researcher, designer and developer of safety interventions that align with operational and systemic outcomes, Kevin is well known for his practical application of best practice approaches, particularly at senior management level.
Kevin brings 30 years of experience as a senior leader within various businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, including 10 years as a Senior Consultant with Chandler MacLeod. Kevin holds teaching qualifications and specialises in psychometric and values-based assessment tools.
Kevin is a highly sought after coach to CEOs, MDs and their senior teams, and focuses on safety and other leadership responsibilities. He is also a founding partner of Learning Dimensions Network, the parent company of Leadership Dimensions.
Sue – National Business Development Manager
Sue brings over 20 years experience in service industries, training, education, recruitment and consulting to her role at Leadership Dimensions.
Responsible for working solely along side our Managing Partner of Safety Dimensions, Sue works on high profile and senior executive accounts across the mining, construction, aviation and manufacturing industries, and specialises in accounts which require that special level of attention due to complexity, size, scope or confidentiality.
Known for her relaxed, client centric, yet pragmatic approach, Sue successfully applies her business development, operations, recruitment, financial and project management experience with her ability to listen and provide insight to consistently deliver service of the highest standard.
Chloe – Business Development Manager
As Business Development Manager, Chloe’s naturally curious and detail-oriented nature positions her as a trusted consultant to clients. Her ability to take the complicated and make it simple ensures Chloe can easily transition across industries to get to the heart of the issue and find the right solution.
With a passion for improving company culture and making learning and development relevant to an organisations unique need, Chloe works closely and tirelessly with clients to find the best solution to support their desired outcomes.
Lynn B. Spence
Lynn Spence brings 19 years of management experience in the transport, legal and hospitality industries and a strong background in learning and development to Learning Dimensions Network. He has worked with some of Australia’s leading blue chip companies in order to increase efficiency and productivity through development of their people.
Lynn is a powerful and charismatic entrepreneur and speaker, possessing strong management, business development and sales skills and a solid academic background that enables him to communicate and work at all levels of business. He hold a Bachelors degree in Criminal Law & Business and qualifications in Retail Sales and Frontline Management.
He is energetic, innovative and progressive and is passionate about utilising his business development and personal interaction skills to establish positive, profitable relationships that will grow employers business.
Lynn is also an elite sportsman and founder of the Melbourne Institute of Baseball.
Paula – Business Manager
As Assistant General Manager Paula works directly with the CEO, General Manager and the Board and has responsibility for ensuring, in consultation with the General Manager, that the strategic vision of the organisation is achieved.
Having had overall responsibility for the day to day running of the business, and the operational teams, (Project Management, Design and Development and Operations) Paula is able to bring her practical experience to any challenge.
With over 10 years national and international experience in the training and development field ranging from project management, marketing, scheduling, facilitator management and business operations, Paula’s expertise is highly valued within Learning Dimensions.
Tania – Marketing & PR Manager
Tania has over 15 years experience in marketing and communication strategy across corporate, government, education, not-for-profit and social enterprise. Tania holds a Bachelor of Education and an M.A. in Marketing.
Harai – National Operations Manager
Harai has over 20 years experience as an operations and administration generalist covering areas such as IT management, process re-engineering, human resources, events management, policy writing, project management and leading and managing teams.
With a strong belief that “every person adds value to an organisation”, she strives to assist others to achieve their learning outcomes. Having worked across a range of industry sectors, including tertiary education, sales and marketing and government, Harai brings adaptability, energy and a passion for connecting people to services, support and opportunities.
Wayne – Financial Controller
Wayne Willey is Financial Controller and head of the Finance department at Learning Dimensions Network. Wayne’s role is to oversee all the financial operations, internal controls and integrity of the finance department, whilst providing excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders. Wayne has held senior leadership roles with strategic and financial management responsibilities across a mix of industries.
Wayne holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is CPA qualified. Wayne’s experience covers accounting, financial management, project management, systems improvement and strategic planning.