We develop human capacity for a world worth living

Our story

We are a collective of designers, facilitators, coaches and transformation specialists.

Every day, we support leaders, teams and organisations to adapt, evolve and grow so they can achieve extraordinary things.

From our beginnings as a one-woman startup in 2000, we have evolved into a growing conglomerate of change-makers creating a positive impact across Australia and various parts of the globe.

Our work is incredibly diverse and requires a veritable kaleidoscope of knowledge, expertise and a mighty dose of curiosity and creative thinking — the kind of stuff our team have in spades.

You can read about us below, or why not say hello.

Our team

Gretel Bakker

Gretel Bakker

Managing Director

Gretel leads human and cultural transformation to enable sustainable futures

Dr Martin Challis

Dr Martin Challis

Principal

Martin inspires learning and facilitates insight

Natalie Richardson

Natalie Richardson

Principal

Natalie enables leaders and organisations to thrive

 Dr Hayley Linthwaite

Dr Hayley Linthwaite

Senior Associate

Hayley activates change through creativity

Dr Georgia Seffrin

Dr Georgia Seffrin

Senior Associate

Georgia supports others to support themselves

Lowanna Dunn

Lowanna Dunn

Senior Associate

Lowanna inspires people to grow in leaps and bounds

Dr. Paul Makeham

Dr. Paul Makeham

Senior Associate

Paul gets creative in developing human potential

Natasha Budd

Natasha Budd

Senior Associate

Natasha initiates positive change through co-creative experiences

Aylesha James-Pearson

Aylesha James-Pearson

General Manager

Aylesha leads from behind the scenes

 Jocelyn Hannasmith

Jocelyn Hannasmith

Communications and Engagement Strategist

Jocelyn drives our public conversation

Kate Jolly

Kate Jolly

Lead Graphic and Instructional Designer

Kate amplifies design possibilities

Zain Mills

Zain Mills

Graphic and Instructional Designer

Zain solves design problems with creative thinking

Kristy Judd

Kristy Judd

Administrative Assistant

Kristy coordinates behind the scenes

Taya Seidler

Taya Seidler

Facilitator/ Designer/ Coach

Taya incites evolution

Craig Buller

Craig Buller

Executive Coach & Facilitator

Craig helps others bring their best into existence

Our values

Exceptionalism

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

Entrepreneurship

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

Enjoyment

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

Energy

To be dynamic, passionate, agile and take risks.

Ecological Responsibility

To be courageous, ethical and outspoken about global sustainability.