Award-winning speaker and host of the Learning Uncut Podcast, Michelle brings decades of learning and development experience. Michelle focuses her time on developing and implementing learning strategies. She also helps L&D professionals learn new skills and shift their mindsets through engaging workshops and presentations.
Ravina is an experienced learning leader and practitioner. She supports our clients as they develop learning strategy and capability. Drawing on insight from her work across a wide range of industries and experience using new and emerging forms of learning, her practical guidance helps drive results.
Melinda is a senior learning and organisational development leader experienced in strategy, facilitation, program design and building L&D functions. She has broad industry experience including retail, hospitality and health. Melinda has an energetic and collaborative work style combined with strategic and operational thinking to help our clients meet their objectives.
Letitia creates solid workflows for every aspect of our marketing, making brand consistency and messaging coherence effortless. Letitia brings the perfect mix of strategic thinking, creativity, technical skills, pragmatism, and efficiency.
Natalie runs our back office. With 20+ years’ experience in administration, she does a brilliant job with podcast production, social media scheduling, online course management, event logistics, and coordination.
Dave is our talented podcast editor. With qualifications in business computing and psychology, and expertise in sound engineering and audio book production, he’s the perfect person to bring every Learning Uncut episode to your ears.
Award-winning international speaker, author, and leader of a global research programme for 15 years, Laura helps drive change in learning innovation. Alongside Michelle Ockers and Shannon Tipton, Laura supports L&D Leaders who want to influence change in their organisations through Emerging Stronger.
Nigel Paine is a change-focused leader with a worldwide reputation and a unique grasp of media, learning and development in the public, private and academic sectors. Co-presenter of Learning Now TV and respected author of three books on workplace learning, Nigel is one of the world’s top experts in corporate learning. Nigel partners with Learning Uncut to deliver Building Learning Culture programs to L&D professionals.
Shannon has over 25 years’ industry experience and is the founder of Learning Rebels, author of “Disruptive Learning” and a sought after conference speaker. Alongside Michelle Ockers and Laura Overton, Shannon supports L&D Leaders who want to influence change in their organisations through Emerging Stronger.
We provided strategic guidance on a transformation program over a 16-month period to reshape Learning and Development across multiple airlines and functions in the Qantas group. As a result, we modernised learning approaches, improving effectiveness and efficiency without compromising safety and compliance.
Our learning experts designed and implemented a technical academy to create sustainable capability in core operating functions. We introduced and sustained continuous workplace learning, creating a more connected, collaborative organisation.
The team at SCHN were drowning under a sea of demand for software training. We helped them find ways to reduce the training burden using more sustainable approaches, while protecting patient care.
Our learning experts led a global collaborative effort involving more than 50 leading practitioners and experts to refresh the LPI’s Learning and Development Capability Map in 2018. This contemporary framework defines the competencies required by a modern L&D team to meet the needs of organisations today and equip them for the future.
Using the LPI Capability Map, we guided NAB to define the capability required by their learning team to successfully implement their modern organisational learning strategy. We assessed current L&D team capability and assisted NAB to create a strategic action plan to build capability.
Sport Australia’s Women Leaders In Sport program ground to a halt for the first time in 18 years when COVID-19 hit. We supported the redesign of their learning program to leverage the online environment, while evaluating it to identify further improvements. We’ve also been engaged to deliver professional development sessions on the programs and help establish a Women Leaders in Sport network.
In response to an independent review of the APS, the Australian government committed to develop an APS Learning and Development strategy. We provided evidence-informed insights into best-practice approaches and facilitated stakeholder consultation. We helped write their L&D strategy and action plan, equipping them to build a highly capable and future ready workforce of 150,000 people.