Cathy Roberts (B.Ec)
Cathy works in the dual capacity of Business Systems & Process Improvement Consultant as well as being a LIfe & Executive Coach, Mentor and Trainer. Her expertise is in assisting her clients to identify and implement solutions, whether it be for business or personal. In essence, the process is the same. Cathy helps companies and individuals determine where they are now, where they want to be and how to get there.
Cathy has over 30 years experience working within professional service firms, for government departments, including Transport, Construction, Health, Education & Housing as well as industry, including Financial Services, Mining, Manufacturing, and Advertising. She has a particular passion for people and their personal & professional development.
After completing a Bachelor of Economics degree at Monash University, Cathy trained as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and spent five years in the Corporate Services area specifically involved with assisting clients improve business processes. This role led Cathy to work with organizations to develop processes and systems specific to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Cathy consults in the field of systems and business process management and has particular expertise in the area of requirements gathering, facilitating workshops, stakeholder consultation, documentation and training.
As a result of experiencing the benefits of having a business coach, Cathy recognised a passion of her own to coach others. Her natural interest in people and enthusiasm to support others to get more out of life led her to undertake training as a Coach. Cathy completed training to become a Coach in 2003 and has worked as a Life Coach and Executive Coach.
She has studied at Boston University completing a Leadership in Management course and holds a Certificate in Professional Coaching.
Cathy is currently studying part-time to obtain a Bachelor of Health Science degree majoring in Nutritional Medicine. This is with the intention of expanding her skills to provide total wellness coaching & support for clients.
Cathy embodies the living of a balanced, authentic life. In addition to her coaching she enjoys travelling and has developed a passion for running & endurance events. She has completed a total of 26 marathon distance events, including many international marathons such as Boston, Berlin, New York & Florence. Over recent years she has enjoyed challenging herself with endurance events including ultra-distance running and has run the Comrades marathon (a 90Km road-race) in South Africa twice as well as multiple ultra trail runs including a 100km self-supported event. She successfully completed the full distance Melbourne Ironman in 2013 and 2014.
Cathy knows what it takes to identify and achieve goals. Cathy is committed to working with organisations and individuals to implement processes to achieve desired outcomes.