Meet the team
LNC's team of qualified professionals
coaches & facilitators
Director, Psychologist, Coach, and Facilitator
Paul Saunders is an experienced motivational speaker, leadership coach and workshop facilitator with a strong background in creating high performance teams and cultural change.
He is a registered Psychologist and has a Masters in Science with a special focus on neuro-leadership. He works at all levels of organisations to strengthen performance, manage change and ensure the vision, values and culture is shared and owned by everyone. Paul uses respectful, innovative and highly engaging strategies to help leaders and their teams succeed. Well-being, resilience and sustainable high performance are key themes of his sessions, talks and coaching.
Paul custom designs each speech, coaching session and leadership development program to match the purpose and needs of his clients. He uses scientifically proven methods of engagement, coaching and learning to facilitate strategy workshops, leadership programs, virtual sessions and teambuilding workshops through to their agreed outcome.
Paul is accredited in the delivery of many psychological assessments such as: HBDI, Hogan, Bar-OnEQi, MBTI, Belbin Team Profile, MTQ48, 16PF, Watson Glasser Critical Thinking Profile and others.
He is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), an Associate with the Melbourne Business School and the Positivity Institute.
Paul Saunders is the Director of LN Consulting Australia Pty Ltd and founder of our “Psych Business” department.
Psychologist, Facilitator, and Coach
Trina is a highly sought after executive coach, team coach, facilitator and business consultant. She is also a fully registered psychologist. Trina empowers people, teams and leaders to have highly effective and sustainable bottom line business outcomes.
She uses an extensive tool-kit of evidence-based instruments, frameworks and group process to strengthen self-awareness and self-management to optimise job performance, culture, climate, engagement and leadership.
Trina holds a Masters of Org Psych (BSc) and a
Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment.
She is currently certified to administer:
MBTI, LSI, GSI (Group Styles inventory), FIRO-B, FIRO‐In Business, 360 BY DESIGN®, Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP 360), Change Style Indicator (CSI), Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI), Hogan Personality Inventory Suite and NEO personality inventory.
Facilitator and Coach
Steve’s passion is “making a difference” through commitment to sustainable behaviour change. His current focus is facilitating and coaching for leadership excellence. His clients are executives and senior managers in medium and large organisations.
Steve has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science, a Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology and a Master of Business in Marketing. He is accredited in the Facet5 personality profile Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI); Hogan Development Survey (HDS) Hogan Motives, Values and Preferences Inventory (MVPI) Genos Emotional Intelligence; SavilleWave, MTQ48 & Life Styles Inventory (LSI).
Psychologist, Coach, and Facilitator
Beck is an experienced consulting psychologist, trainer and coach who has previously held management positions in local government. Beck's areas of expertise include: Supporting & Managing Mental Health/ Illness in the workplace, Performance Development, Leading Change, Wellness, Resilience, Health and Communication skills for performance, motivation and influence, specializing in difficult conversations. She often holds conversations with leaders about the emotional and psychological response to change that can be mistaken for resistance and can negatively impact change efforts.
Beck has worked with not for profit organisations, government bodies and large corporations. She has been trained in a range of coaching interventions and techniques including process work, shadow coaching, CBT, Thinking Environment, and ACT interventions.
Beck is sought after for team workshops due to her ability to assist organisations and teams to discuss the difficult topics that can prevent teams from achieving strong performance. She inspires trust, builds emotional intelligence, and facilitates courageous conversations that lead to improved teamwork and organisational outcomes. In the learning and development space, Beck regularly facilitates virtual and onsite training in change, mental health, resilience, retirement planning, communication, leadership programs, and performance development. She enjoys facilitating teams, consulting with them on issues of role clarity, conflict and change management.
Beck is certified in MBTI, Belbin Team Roles, DiSC, Workplace Motivators, and EQ, TMS, LSI/ GSI and the Hogan leadership Forecast Series.
Psychologist, Coach, and Facilitator
Chris is a registered psychologist who enjoys working with corporate clients focusing on their leadership & organisational development initiatives. He is an experienced coach of senior executives, mostly C suite executives, and emerging leaders of senior management teams. He has designed and implemented leadership coaching & training programs in the finance, logistics, manufacturing, sales, legal and energy sectors. Chris has successfully implemented leadership programs for diverse cultures and companies in: Australia, Europe, the Mediterranean and the United Kingdom.
He thrives on meeting the challenges of ‘working executives’ to build capability and achieve leadership excellence.
As a psychologist he is able to administer various instruments including MBTI, DiSC, Majors-PTI, MPTE, NEO PI3, NEO FFI, Sigma Radius, WPI and EQI.
Chris a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Australian Institute of Management and is on the APS committee for Coaching Psychology.
Trainer, Facilitator, and Designer
Mechelle is a creative instructional designer, skilful facilitator, storyteller and presenter. She specialises in developing new managers and improving workplace communication skills, including negotiation & presentations skills training. She is passionate about assisting you in developing your networking skills.
Mechelle holds a Graduate Diploma in Industrial Education and Training, a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and Advanced Certificate in Management.
She is accredited to deliver the Genos, Emotional Intelligence, DiSC 363 for Leaders and is an accredited DiSC profiler. She is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), the Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD), and the Customer Service Institute of Australia.
Director, Senior Consultant, Facilitator
Jeanine's is a talented e-learning designer and workshop facilitator. She is passionate about strengthening the performance of individuals, leaders & teams. Her extensive business experience, team leadership knowledge, love of learning, analytical approach and "will do" attitude, enables her to produce engaging, outcome driven learning solutions that have been proven to build leadership capability and produce long term results for client organisations and their people.
Her specific areas of interest and expertise include people leadership, communication micro credentials like - critical thinking, conflict resolution, influencing, leading change, building resilience, problem solving and improving team effectiveness and e-learning design. Jeanine has expertly hand crafted each of our app based micro credential lessons.
Jeanine incorporates the latest research, science, and evidence-based content into all her leader development programs. Self-awareness, self-efficacy, and growth mindsets are signature themes permeating her learning designs.
Her client list includes: Invesco, Yooralla, Libraries Victoria, Hotondo Homes, Visy Industries, Domino's Pizza, Boral Concrete and HQPlantations.
She holds a Masters of Business (Organisational Change); Masters of Teaching and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment.
Jeanine is accredited in Belbin Team Profile, MBTI, 16PF, Bar-OnEQi, and DiSC. She subscribes to the Harvard Business Review, Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); the Australian Institute of Management (AIM); and the Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD).
Trainer & Hospitality Consultant
From humble beginnings as a Handy Person, to a Hotel Maintenance Manager by the age of 29. Rob has spent 10+ years working for some of the most prestigious Hotel Organisations in the world. His passion is to share his knowledge & experience through practical learning courses tailored for the hospitality industry.
With a strong focus and knowledge on safety & compliance, Rob is also available to ensure your property is ready for council or HACCP audits by providing advice and training to your team on a consultancy basis.
Rob is also an avid endurance adventurer and motivation speaker, having given talks to CEO’s and National Managers about his experiences spending three months walking solo through Japan, from Sapporo to Osaka, and riding a push scooter from the northern most point to the southernmost point
of Ireland in 7 days.
Facilitator, Trainer, and Designer
Margo Lockhart is a highly regarded facilitator, coach and designer with an excellent reputation for
developing trust and rapport in the working environment. With an academic background in education, counselling and organisational dynamics, Margo brings a disciplined and reflective focus to her work. Her extensive experience in program design, implementation and presentation in a very diverse range of organisations such as BHP, AXA, RACV, ACF and AIM, has established her as an effective and professional facilitator of change and development in the workplace.
She is accredited in MBTI, TMS, GENOS, 360 by Design and holds a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Margo is also an experienced board director, having spent 10 years on the boards of various environmental groups. Margo possesses, in equal measure, a depth of experience, warmth of character and skill in engagement. A combination which makes her a powerful catalyst for leadership growth in the people she works with.
Facilitator and Coach
Helen Drennan is a Melbourne based Organisation and Learning Development specialist with over 20 years experience working with a variety of public and private sector organisations. She has a strong academic and business background with an under graduate degree in Psychology and post graduate qualifications in Business and Human Resource Development.
In both internal and external roles Helen has helped organisations including CSIRO, Orica, KPMG, Dpt. Health Services, Public Records of Victoria, Parliament of Victoria, and Fosters Group to develop their leaders, teams, and organisational culture. Key areas of focus while working with individuals and organisations include Leadership development and wellbeing, Organisation and cultural change; inclusion and diversity, team development, learner and employee engagement.
Helen’s style is authentic, respectful and engaging and she has a proven record of success working with others to improve performance, satisfaction and alignment. Key stakeholders are consulted and understood from a strategic, cultural, and functional perspective to define gaps and ensure initiatives deliver true value and sustainable results.
She is accredited in several leadership and organisation diagnostics such as Human Synergistics Leadership and Culture suite and the Hogan Executive suite and SHL’s OPQ and numeracy and literacy assessments, and MBTI, DiSC, OPQ, Belbin, TMS and specialist assessments like Global Well Being Survey, PROSCI Change Management and NeuroLeadership Group Brain based coaching.