Paula is a result focused and pragmatic senior Human Resources leader with a successful track record of transformational change and building successful teams. She is highly experienced in the delivery of significant initiatives in established and complex multinational organisations ranging from Bio-Tech and Pharmaceuticals to Medical Devices, Consumer Goods, Automotive, and Financial institutions.

This experience was developed in the last 20+ years both locally and internationally, having lived and worked in Asia, Europe and South America. Proven strategic and practical capabilities have ensured the delivery of effective outcomes. With demonstrated experience of translating conceptual strategies into real and sustainable results, Paula is able to strongly influence and work effectively with C-suite leaders. These strengths are backed by excellent team and organisational skills, an ability to think creatively and the knowledge and drive to apply best practice across different countries and cultures.

Paula has a real passion for helping organisations build their HR strategy and making them effective in delivering their overall objectives by focusing on the people side.  Transforming the way people think and approach the day to day business issues, while at the same time making sure we all continue to enjoy the work we do by focusing on our strengths.

Expertise & specialisations

  • HR Consulting (aligning restructuring with optimal business outcomes)
  • HR strategy development and implementation (organisational design, reorganisations, performance management)
  • Executive Coaching and assessment debriefs for Senior HR Leaders
  • Change and culture facilitator focusing on behavioural change
  • Leadership development, team development, coaching and training
  • Interview preparation

Qualifications & training

Master of Science – London School of Economics and Political Science -UK

Bachelor of Arts – Bryn Mawr College, PA – USA

Lean and Kaizen Certification Training – facilitator (Green Belt Training, Italy and Singapore)

Discovery Insights Accredited Facilitator – easy to understand personalised reports based on colour energies: Personal Effectiveness Programme for self-awareness and common language of understanding; Team Development and Team dynamics programme for fast track bonding and understanding;  Change Development for giving teams the right tools and knowledge

Accredited Transformational Trainer and Facilitator (McKinsey methodology)

Certificate IV in Training and Development, Tafe, Sydney

Training in Logotherapy, Viktor Frankl Institute Australia

You can contact Paula here.