We are a dynamic collective of designers, facilitators, coaches and educators.
From our beginnings as a one-woman startup in 2001, we have evolved into a growing conglomerate of change-makers creating a positive impact across Australia and the globe.
Every day we support leaders, teams and organisations to adapt, evolve and grow in order to achieve extraordinary things. Our work is incredibly diverse and requires a veritable kaleidoscope of knowledge and expertise — something our team have in spades.
You can read about our team below, or why not say hello.
Gretel leads cultural transformation to enable sustainable 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 sustainable futures.
Dr Martin Challis
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.
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.
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.
Dr Georgia Seffrin
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.
Natalie thrives helping leaders and organisations thrive
Natalie combines deep knowledge of human behaviour with an insightful understanding of how organisations work to improve performance.
Anna Uhr Delia
Facilitator, Designer and Digital Learning Lead
Anna designs experiences to engage, educate and inspire
Anna combines creative energy, facilitation prowess and design expertise to create experiences that have a profound impact on individuals and teams.
Dr Hayley Linthwaite
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.
Aylesha leads from behind the scenes
Aylesha is the backbone of the PF team. She provides expert support and effective leadership behind the scenes in her role as General Manager.
Gretel supports people to be the authors of their own stories
Gretel leverages her storytelling expertise to ignite imagination, forge deeper human connection and inspire positive progress.
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.
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.
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.
Kristy coordinates behind the scenes
Kristy lends her expert organisational skills, cheerful nature and drive for a job well-done to keep us running smoothly.
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.
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.
To be courageous, ethical and outspoken about global sustainability.