We transform your organisation with you
We partner with you to imagine, explore and realise your next practice
For 17+ years, we’ve been unlocking people’s capacity to change & grow
Our work is grounded in the latest theory and practice
Curious about transformation? It begins with you

We are designers and facilitators of transformation.

We believe that great things happen when leaders, teams and organisations realise their potential, and we work with tireless optimism to support their evolution and growth.

From skill-building workshops, learning and development programs, assessment and coaching, to complex cultural change initiatives, strategy design, and innovation boot camps – we work where most needed to create immediate and sustainable change.

This kind of work can be complex, but we do things differently.

Our dynamic team members engage people on a human-level. We streamline the latest theory and practice across diverse fields into practical, creative and highly relevant learning and solution-building experiences. This makes knowledge tangible and immediately applicable in the workplace and beyond.

For 17+years, we’ve helped a diverse suite of organisations across Australia and the globe develop their human capacity for a world worth living.

Our Expertise:

  • Strategy and visioning
  • Leadership
  • High performance teams
  • Culture
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Change management
  • Engagement
  • Communication and presentation skills

Industry Portfolio:

We have a wealth of experience in the following sectors:

  • Professional Services
  • Architecture and construction
  • Government and local councils
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Health
  • Energy & utilities
  • Transport services

Our Team:

Gretel Bakker

Gretel Bakker

Managing Director

Gretel leads cultural transformation to enable exceptional futures

Performance Frontiers’ Founder and Director Gretel Bakker leverages her 16 years’ experience as a world-class organisational designer and facilitator to expand human capacity, incite transformational change and drive individuals to shape exceptional futures.

Gretel Bakker

Dr Martin Challis

Senior Associate

Martin inspires learning and facilitates insight

As a principal, lead facilitator, process designer, writer and executive coach at Performance Frontiers, Dr Martin Challis is dedicated to utilising his creativity and insight as powerful catalysts for facilitating learning and transformational change in organisations, teams and individuals.

Kelly Wilson

Kelly Wilson

Senior Associate

Kelly facilitates deep exploration to unleash potential

Kelly applies her expertise as a registered psychologist to guide organisational and individual development in her work as a designer, coach and facilitator of positive change.

Taya Seidler

Taya Seidler

Facilitator/ Designer/ Coach

Taya incites evolution

Backed by over a decade of national and international experience in education, corporate management and consultancy, Taya’s work as an impassioned facilitator designer, educator and coach at Performance Frontiers expertly balances content and process to elicit powerful learning outcomes and cultivate meaningful change.

Lowanna Dunn

Lowanna Dunn

Senior Associate

Lowanna inspires people to grow in leaps and bounds

Lowanna uses her 20 years’ experience as a program designer, facilitator, arts educator and academic to help our clients make meaningful change in a way than inspires transformational growth.

Georgia Seffrin

Dr Georgia Seffrin

Senior Associate

Georgia supports others to support themselves

Dr Georgia Seffrin is supported by over 15 years’ experience in transformational change and leadership in organisations. She has built a productive career in learning design and facilitation across a diversity of professional sectors including education, health, government, corporate and arts organisations.

Aylesha James-Pearson

Aylesha James-Pearson

General Manager

Aylesha juggles like a pro

Aylesha is the backbone of the PF team. She applies her super organisational skills to the multi-faceted task of overseeing our day-to-day activities to keep us running smoothly.

Dr Hayley Linthwaite

Senior Associate

Hayley activates change through creativity

Creative provocateur and global changemaker, Dr Hayley Linthwaite is a program designer, facilitator and coach with Performance Frontiers. She empowers people to tackle complex challenges through imagination and play.

Kate Jolly

Kate Jolly

Graphic and Instructional Designer

Kate amplifies design possibilities

A dynamo designer and problem-solving prodigy, Kate applies her design expertise and passion for visual learning to our graphic, instructional and product design department.

Jason Gorman

Jason Gorman

Graphic and Instructional Designer

Jason generates ideas

As Performance Frontier’s graphic and instructional designer, Jason Gorman breathes life into complex theory and unlocks new ways of thinking through the production of captivating tools and designs.

ed hutton

Ed Hutton


Ed designs efficient and sustainable business processes
Ed’s skilful management and refinement of our financial processes and systems help to ensure that Performance Frontiers remains agile, responsive and successful.

 Jocelyn Hanna

Jocelyn Hanna

Communications and Engagement Strategist

Jocelyn drives our public conversation

Jocelyn utilises her expertise in relationship management, knowledge of integrated marketing communications and skills in word wizardry to establish, maintain and enrichen PF’s professional relationships.

Our Values:


To support and co-create with individuals, teams and organisations through exceptional design, facilitation and advice.


To be a creative entrepreneur, to be innovative, and to continuously evolve for positive social change.


To have a positive outlook, embrace joy, harmony and optimism.


To be dynamic, passionate, agile and take risks.

Ecological Responsibility

To be courageous, ethical and outspoken about global sustainability.