Facilitators, Consultants and Coaches

Kevin Obermuller

Kevin – Facilitator/Managing 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.

June

Dr June / Lead Instructional Designer

June has 40+ years of experience in education including training and development, consulting, managing people, human resource management and designing end to end solutions for various organisations and has worked across a large range of industries including construction, government, forestry and timber, retail. Has designed and delivered a number of work health and safety programs aligned to current training packages.

She has spent 10 years in the higher education sector teaching a wide range of university subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a further 20 years in the VET sector.

June has a flair for designing and delivering skills-based programs that meet new packaging rules and a passion for helping those entering into employment for the first time by providing practical, relevant learning pathways. She also works with those individuals wishing to develop their skills and knowledge to become future high achieving leaders.

June has been involved in a number of high profile implementations including establishing from business case to implementation an award-winning contact centre in Victoria, developing Induction programs and Certificate III to Diploma level programs for organisations.

Areas of expertise

·        Customer service auditing

·        Instructional design up to Diploma level

·        Training and Development

·        Performance management

·        Career development, succession planning, identifying skills gaps and finding solutions.

·        Strong market, customer and community research background.

·        Has undertaken numerous focus groups and surveys (including culture surveys) for a range of industries including councils, manufacturing, government, retail, education, services industries.

Qualifications and Certifications

·        Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

·        Masters in Business Management

·        Bachelor of Business (Human resources management)

·         TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Relevant Experience:

·        Department of Primary Industries – designing decision benchmarking tools.

·        Re-accreditation of the 10604NAT Certificate IV in Safety Leadership Foundations (WHS) – Construction).

·        Researched and prepared a module relating to the modern slavery legislations

·        Consults with clients to understand their needs and develop solutions to address their workplace challenges.

Chrstine

Christine – Facilitator

Christine is a registered psychologist, coach, trainer and facilitator. She is an experienced people leader, a certified change practitioner and an innovation specialist. Christine is committed to assisting workplaces to achieve their strategic outcomes by promoting high-performance, psychologically safe, customer-led and innovative environments. Christine has designed and delivered workshops for ASIC, Porsche, BankVic, Vision Super, Crisis Support Services, Nurse On Call and the RACT.

TrevorTrevor – Facilitator

Trevor has over 30 years’ experience working with organisations to improve performance through people, the past 18 years focussing on safety performance improvement through culture, leadership, and behaviour. Guided by his pragmatic, evidence-based approach Trevor’s experience includes consulting, course design and facilitation as well as worksite coaching. Worksite coaching is particularly important to him as this is it is through the application of learning where significant behaviour change occurs.

Through his extensive international experience working across all continents and at all levels within organisations, including senior management experience, Trevor has a unique understanding of the integrated nature of organisations and their systems and applies this in his work.

Trevor has worked across a variety of industries including oil and gas exploration and support services of marine and aviation, as well as mining, industrial and public sectors.

Bruce – Senior Consultant and Facilitator

Bruce is a highly competent and often requested facilitator, with over 27 years of experience in the fields of safety leadership and education. His engaging and dynamic facilitation style generates results across all levels of organisations. Bruce has a strong focus on risk assessment, having project managed the risk assessment of traffic management, evacuation procedures, excursion policies and bomb awareness across three TAFE campuses.
As lead facilitator in our 18 month safety leadership intervention on the Sydney Water-sponsored Bluewater Desalination Project, which concluded in September 2009, Bruce was the most often requested facilitator and on-the-job coach, and was instrumental in the significant success of this assignment.

Bruce’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Education, Diploma in Work Health and Safety, a Diploma in Training and Assessment and a Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution. 

 

Tania HorozidesTania – Senior Consultant and Facilitator

Tania is an experienced learning and development professional with a proven track record in delivering engaging and challenging learning programs in leadership, safety leadership, management and inter-personal communication.  She is highly experienced in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of tailored learning solutions that address specific client needs.

With her extensive experience crossing many diverse industries, Tania is consistently highly rated by clients and participants because of her engaging, personable style. She is an articulate communicator, a creative and professional facilitator that incorporates adult learning and behavioural principles into her work to influence behavioural change.

Tania works at all levels of the organisation from frontline to senior executive, and with sub-contractors, delivering learning programs that enhance business performance. Her safety program work includes facilitating in high-risk environments, with a particular focus on developing personal ownership of safety so that going home safely is everyone’s responsibility.

She facilitates behavioural safety leadership programs for clients across a range of industries including construction, mining, aviation, banking and finance, infrastructure and government, manufacturing, agriculture, government, (local, state and federal), utilities and water.  Tania is a senior facilitator of the Certificate IV in Frontline Management, Diploma of Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

In addition to safety leadership programs, Tania’s facilitation experience includes business writing skills, change management, business etiquette, strategic thinking and planning, presentation skills, time management, feedback conversations, performance coaching, executive coaching, communication skills, dealing with difficult situations, negotiation skills and counselling skills. She has also coached new trainers and facilitators.

Qualifications and Certifications

  • Master of Training and Development
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours) Double Major in Psychology
  • Diploma of Management (BSB51107)
  • Diploma of Professional Counselling
  • LSI/GSI accredited
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • MBTI ® Certified Practitioner

Pete Jensen

Pete – Consultant and Facilitator

Pete has worked across a diverse range of industries, both locally and internationally. His business and training experience is immediately recognised by participants, and his flexible and engaging facilitation style enlightens, challenges and encourages participants to move beyond their comfort zone and achieve what’s ‘truly possible’. Pete has a solid background in leadership and team development, cultural transformation and alignment, experiential learning and team coaching.

At an organisational level, Pete has worked with both leadership and functional teams to create alignment, commitment and performance. This is evidenced by his three year role with the ANZ Cultural Breakout program, as well as through running numerous team off-site conferences for many blue chip organisations, and through being a key component of the BMA Foundations of Leadership program, spanning six years, 70 sessions and over 1500 participants.

Pete is a great example of a facilitator delivering to an organisation’s specific needs, and designing effective interactions that include the appropriate blend of learning methodologies to suit an audience. These can range from experiential learning activities through to strategy, transformational leadership, emotional intelligence, relationship and communication skill development.

Paul SaundersPaulien – Consultant and Facilitator

Paulien first joined Safety Dimensions in 2008 and is a dynamic facilitator who is able to captivate her audience and create ownership and interest in OHS behavioural and cultural change. She has had significant achievement in the design, development and implementation of leadership development and cultural change strategies and interventions.

Paulien is noted for her innovative approach to her work, her ability to establish and maintain relationships with people, her high energy, passion, enthusiasm and delightful sense of humour and fun. She has had the opportunity to work both nationally and internationally with organisations to develop strategies t0 meet the challenges of the future.

Ian – Consultant and Facilitator

Ian is known globally for his high energy and captivating style. His ability to be flexible in his delivery strategies not only keeps participants engaged and challenged it ensures that learning sticks. With over 25 years of training and coaching expertise allows Ian to relate quickly with groups ranging from mining sites to corporate finance to not for profits. His experience and abilities have led him to become the sole global master facilitator for Rio Tinto, which involves training and accrediting all other leadership facilitators.

Ian’s passion for training and coaching sees him travelling globally to work with organisations such as Rio Tinto, BHP, Coca-Cola, Quintiles through to not for profit organisations.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts (Education), Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment, Accredited in DISC and MBTI , Certificate of Professional Coaching and NLP Practitioner. He is also an author in presenting and facilitating skills and best-selling author in human development.

Ron KempRon – Consultant and Facilitator

Ron has been a long-standing, valued member of the Safety Dimensions team since our inception. He is an accomplished facilitator with over 20 years of experience working with a diverse range of clients in various contexts, both in Australia and abroad. Ron’s expertise includes strategic planning, change management, community dialogue, organisational learning, leadership and team building, and conflict resolution.Ron regularly receives rave reviews from his clients, where he has been applauded in allowing them the space to explore issues and content, whilst ensuring the process and environment are conducive to achieving their goals.Ron’s diverse and extensive list of diplomas and accreditations include nine years as Executive Director of the Tourism Training Council of WA, Bachelor of Business from Victoria University, Graduate Diploma (Bus.) from Curtin University and a Diploma in Frontline Management, to name but a few.

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