Governance | Gender Diversity | Organisational Change | Workplace Culture | MBA
2019 Finalist in the Australian Human Resources Institute, Organisational Development Awards
Cindy has over 20 years’ expertise in organisational reform and development to optimise performance improvement, supporting leaders to identify, develop and implement innovative solutions to complex cultural challenges. Highly experienced in gender diversity, governance and workplace culture; she works with corporate organisations and boards encompassing government, state sports bodies, national charitable organisations and peak industry associations.
An engaging public speaker, she enjoys delivering keynotes on gender equity, authentic leadership and cultural change.
Cindy worked for the State Government of South Australia from 1998 to 2019 leading organisational change projects and providing specialist Human Resources consultancy and strategic planning for the Department of Education and Department for Environment, Water and Natural Resources amongst other government agencies.
Now a self-employed Organisational Change Consultant, she works with businesses, not-for-profits and government on organisational change and development, implementing creative approaches to change and the deployment of resources to achieve this. She is passionate about shaping an engaged high-performing culture and thrives on building and leveraging an extensive network, facilitating those ‘hard to have’ conversations.
Cindy enjoys giving back to the community and is currently Chair of Diving SA, Director of Squash SA and the Events Director for Women in Innovation. She has previously served on the Make-A-Wish Foundation as the National Director/Deputy Chair and was a founding Member of the Women in Leadership Executive Sub Committee, Department for Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
Qualifications include the Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Human Resource Management through the University of South Australia. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
She excels in the following Gallup strengths areas:
- Communication – finds it easy to put thoughts into words, good conversationalist and presenter
- Strategic – creates alternative ways to proceed, can quickly spot relevant patterns and issues
- Individualisation – intrigued with each person’s unique qualities and can figure out how different people can work together productively
- Woo – loves the challenge of meeting new people, making new connections and winning others over
Activator – make things happen by turning thoughts into action.