I have over 20 years of highly successful experience in consultancy, facilitation, and leadership development work with an extensive range of organisations (all levels of education sector, business associations, chambers of commerce, government ministries, local government, health, accountancy firms, community and volunteer organisations, dairy companies, local government, IT organisations, police, etc). In this work I draw upon strong experience as a national and international award winning researcher and author specialising in applied, practical, improvement oriented, research. I am not a traditional academic however – I am committed to ‘walking the talk’ and have held senior leadership roles both nationally and internationally. I have extensive references and feedback confirming the PRACTICAL yet deeply informed development approach I adopt.


The research and leadership roles that I fill only tell a small part of the story however in terms of what I offer. I am equally committed to supporting individuals and community through work as a wedding and funeral celebrant. The deep connections that I forge in this sensitive work provide a wonderful balance in my life.  

What I currently offer:

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What just one participant had to say about the 'Overcoming Bullying' workshop (but see the specific offerings for more):


Eileen is awesome – she walks the talk in every way.  Unpacked a large topic with exceptional greatness. I appreciated the material handed out.  I enjoyed the practice, practical application.  Great mix of theory and application.  Great delivery.  Resonated with my personal challenges. Maria Anderson, IT Leader

Contact me now to find out more about what I have to offer you.

021 570 441




Development workshops with follow-up designed to create learning and sustained improvement at a deep level 

Specialisation and publications in: Organisational Bullying; Performance Review/Appraisal; Creating Authentic Collaboration in Organisations; Resolving Conflict

1974   NZCSc, Auckland Technical Institute

1976   Diploma in Teaching (Sec), Auckland

Leadership One-to-One and Team Coaching using a strong developmental approach

Wedding and Funeral Celebrancy 

Practical and Applied Research 

1983   BSc (Botany and Zoology), University of Auckland

1991   Certificate in Teaching of Adults, Auckland Institute of Technology

1994   MEd Admin First Class Honours, Massey University

2002   PhD on “Appraisal - Reducing Control: Enhancing Effectiveness”