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 20 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
been working as a Life Coach and Executive Coach since this time in a part-time capacity.
She is a member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has studied at Boston
University completing a Leadership in Management course. She holds a Certificate in Professional
Coaching and is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
Recently Cathy has commenced study 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 competed in many international marathons including several Boston marathons, New York & Florence. Over recent years she has enjoyed challenging herself with endurance events including ultra-distance running and has run the Comrades marathon in South Africa twice. She successfully completed the full distance Melbourne Ironman in 2013 and 2014. Her current goal is to participate in the Berlin marathon in September 2015 which will be her 20th marathon distance event.
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.