My Services

What I Do Best

I provide a range of supports and services for not-for-profit boards and executives, to help build governance, leadership and strategic capabilities within not-for-profit organisations.

Expert Support for Not-for-profits

My Consulting Services

With decades of experience working in the not-for-profit, government and business sectors, I am the ideal partner to help you achieve what's most important to you.

Training Programs

Designed to improve your skills in management, governance and compliance

Good Governance for Not-for-profits

Robust systems are the cornerstone to effective governance, management and operations within any organisation

RoadMaps & Strategic Plans

I facilitate professional and effective planning sessions involving the whole team

Latest Articles

A Bit About Me: What’s The Deciding Factor?

What makes an organisation decide to engage me to come in and work with them? A bit like when I wrote recently about who might be my typical client, there's not really a one-size-fits all answer to that question...rather it is a range of issues, a variety of...

Governance Standards: Podcast

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has six Governance Standards which are mandatory for the nearly 60,000 charities across the country. These Governance Standards are also an excellent good practice guide for other not-for-profits as well....

Good Governance: The Worst Case Scenario…

In truth, the 'worst case scenario' for any organisation would have to be the death of one of its people...and if that were to occur due to the actions or inactions of the organisation, well...that just makes an already-tragic situation even more terrible... But, for...

A Bit About Me: 30+ years at the coalface of not-for-profits

I have always tried to live by the philosophy that you should strive to lead by example. So in my 30+ years of personal involvement with not-for-profits, whether I have been the President, the Secretary, or an ordinary board member, I have always tried to take the...

Annual General Meetings: Podcast

For many of our not-for-profits, Annual General Meetings are just around the corner.  This month Bruce and I run through lots of tips and suggestions for running great AGMs, and we talk about a great resource for Victorian Incorporated Associations to help them ensure...

Building Capability: Keep your eyes on the Prize!

How important is capability in bringing a not-for-profit organisation’s Vision and Purpose to life? How does an organisation move beyond potentially humble, grassroots beginnings, to being an entity that has lofty aspirations? What are the stumbling blocks and...

Good Governance: The interplay between Governance and Compliance

Are governance and compliance just two sides of the one coin? Sometimes it can feel like governance is just about ticking boxes and ensuring we are complying with all the necessary requirements - complying with legislation, complying with our constitution, complying...

Succession Planning and Board Development: Podcast

It's that time of year again when many of our not-for-profits are looking ahead to their Annual General Meetings and the election of their board members.  Good succession planning is critical to getting the right people on your board and setting your organisation up...

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