In June 2017, Scott Wagstaff joined the Audrey Page & Associates team as Chief Executive Officer.
Scott has spent over 30 years in senior roles in the marketing, communications and online learning industries. He has built, managed and led large teams, inspiring them to think strategically, plan creatively and achieve objectively; and facilitated some of Australia’s biggest companies to do the same.
Prior to joining APA, Scott was the Chief Sales Officer at Peopleplan for four years. He developed communication and learning programs for a diverse range of organisations including financial services, FMCG, tourism, telecommunications, higher education, healthcare, retail, government and NFP. Scott facilitated and saw first-hand the power of companies consciously developing their people – supporting them on the organisational journey and achieving measurable business outcomes.
He started his career at American Express before moving into the advertising industry where he worked on many blue-chip brands, and held senior management roles at global agencies including Leo Burnett, Grey, and Clemenger BBDO.
In 2004, Scott transitioned into the online learning and development industry and supported major brands including McDonald’s, Telstra, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, Pandora, Wesfarmers and Canon. As General Manager of Learning Content and Technology at Talent2, Scott also worked in partnership with the global talent management solutions company – Cornerstone OnDemand.
Scott believes that people are businesses greatest asset – when a resilient workforce is built, a resilient organisation is formed. As Chief Executive Officer of Audrey Page & Associates, he is determined to drive the conversation in Australia about the future of work and how we will ensure that the workforce of tomorrow are equipped to thrive.
A life-long learner; Scott has a Bachelor of Commerce from UNSW; has completed Executive Programs at AGSM, Australian Institute of Management and Sydney University; and has lectured in marketing at Sydney TAFE and in advertising at The Communications Council’s Ad School.
Director Business Partnerships
Jenny Wiis has a varied background across the management of Sales, Customer Strategy and People and has held senior positions in HR and Sales & Marketing in the air transport and financial services sectors.
With a particular interest in organisational people strategies, Jenny has led culture change programs to drive revenue and corporate HR programs specifically in the areas of Leadership, Talent Development, Engagement and Graduates.
Through consulting roles in the areas of strategy planning, change management, sales development she is experienced in coaching for the development of both people and business. Experienced in coaching and developing people across a wide variety of businesses, Jenny’s has been a career coach at Audrey Page & Associates for 3 years. Her new role as Director Business Partnerships draws on her experience with major clients across a broad spectrum of industries as well as her interest in career development.
Dr Penelope Faure
Director Audrey Page Executive
Audrey Page Executive is led by Dr Penelope Faure, a recognised career transition expert and organisational psychologist. Penelope has conducted award-winning research into the key factors of career transition success and, as a thought leader in this space, is a sought after coach, commentator and conference speaker.
Senior executives in transition face a number of specific challenges: scarcity and competition for senior roles, ageism, loss of identity and self-esteem, uncertainty about the next career move, how to remain productive and engaged if another executive role is no longer desired, concerns about others’ perceptions and loss of resource and infrastructure support.
Audrey Page Executive offers highly regarded and differentiated executive services designed to help each executive meet their unique transition challenges and to secure their next career move. Penelope leads a team of executive consultants who are distinguished by their own executive careers, qualifications, experience with executives, and superior network. The team work regularly with the CEOs and other C-suite officers from some of Australia's top companies.
Director of Career Management Services
As Director, Career Management Services, Penny partners with our clients to develop and deliver tailored talent management programs.
Penny joined Audrey Page & Associates as a Senior Consultant in 2013 with more than 20 years’ experience in the recruitment and search industries gained at Korn/Ferry International, diversiti (an accenture business) and The Next Group.
From June 2015, she held the role of Business Partnership Manager, managing all aspects of many of our key client relationships.
Penny’s background includes consulting and managing contracting, permanent and senior executive searches in industries as diverse as technology, telecoms, legal, financial services, professional services, human resources and not-for-profit. She is particularly interested in the role of women in the workforce, diversity and flexibility. She holds a Masters in Organisational Coaching from the University of Sydney.
Lorraine’s consultative, coaching and listening skills have been well honed during her coaching career, having coached at all levels within a range of organisations.Lorraine is often engaged for individual coaching as well as more in-depth organisational coaching around issues such as a leadership potential and confidence.
She is also renowned for her work around diversity and values. Lorraine has counselled and advised executives and managers on leading teams and their own careers through a myriad of organisational and cultural changes. Lorraine has been heavily involved for the last 20 years in specific presentation and communication coaching. She was the head trainer on the NIDA corporate performance program for ten years. Through this program, she worked with senior people in an extensive number of national and international corporations.Lorraine was an academic for 10 years in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Tasmania.
She holds a postgraduate qualification in Voice Studies from NIDA, a Master of Applied Science (University of Sydney) and a Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland). She is the author of the book, Talking the Talk.
Director Participant Experience
Jenni has been the Director Participant Experience for APA since 2015. She is responsible for the delivery of participant programs and workshops nationally and the consultants and reception desk in Sydney.
Jenni ’s working life has epitomized the multi-career approach to work. Having started as a social worker at the Children’s Hospital, her roles since then have included leading the recruitment, training and strategic development functions at NRMA Insurance;
Managing Partner of a small international sustainability strategy organisation; helping establish KPMG’s sustainability group and leading the development of the global sustainability strategy for Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter. Her experience spans work in Australia, USA, UK, China, Singapore, New Zealand and Korea.
A key theme of Jenni’s work has been a passion for creating positive change for individuals, organisations and communities. She has particular strengths in leadership, strategy development, change management, stakeholder engagement, counseling and facilitation. She has also been a regular guest lecturer on both career management and sustainability at the Masters of Commerce at UNSW in Sydney and has facilitated programs for Xplore, a specialist women’s career management program.
Director Integrated Transition Services
After an early career in the ‘technical’ areas of Organisational Psychology – job design, profiling and psychometric assessment – Kim moved on through team leadership of professional staff and university teaching into senior consulting roles. For many years he led a consulting firm that specialised in strategy development and organisational change – especially in aligning culture and behaviour with the organisation’s vision, purpose and objectives.
Kim’s role with Audrey Page & Associates encompasses a number of core elements. Firstly, he is responsible for ensuring that existing integrated services – usually delivered ‘onsite’ by highly skilled, dedicated APA consultants, with a focus on talent mobility, retention and redeployment – continue to provide responsive, professional and highly effective career transition services. Secondly, he works to expand the integrated services offerings into new clients, with the role encompassing business development, negotiations, design, implementation and management of new services. He also has a brief to track and explore emerging and future changes in the world of work, with an emphasis on helping organisations and individuals to be better prepared for changes in the Australian workplace and the evolving requirements of the workforce.
Kim’s professional affiliations include Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and the International Coaching Federation. He is also interested in the benefits of sports coaching for children and teenagers and has written a well-received book: “Bringing Out the Best: How to coach kids in team sports”.
Rod has an extensive background in senior corporate Human Resources management roles in large blue chip organisations, including the Coles Myer group, Bank of Melbourne and Westpac Banking Corporation. Further commercial business experience includes management positions at Australian Unity and Avis Australia. His areas of expertise include strategic change management, organisational development, career management and recruitment/selection. Rod's career transition expertise spans over 13 years.
He has delivered support to a broad range of participants at all levels and business disciplines including senior executives/directors, professional services firm partners, investment banking professionals, management consultants, engineers, technical experts, lawyers and broad range of middle managers.
Rod utilises a rich career and personal assessment methodology to assist individuals in defining deeply rewarding career options that align with their personal values and motivators.
Rod holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Graduate Diploma in Business (Human Resources major) and is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Our experienced Account Management team is there to ensure that your needs are understood and translated into action seamlessly and flawlessly.
We also have a superb reception team that sets the tone with their warm and welcoming approach.Our core consulting team is supported by a range of specialist advisers in areas such as tax, financial management, small business, health, voice production, PC skills, company directorships, repatriation and retirement planning, ensuring that the full range of the participant's needs is addressed.
All our consultants share:
- A strong business background with insight into broader business issues
- Expertise in the field of career management
- Excellent coaching skills based on empathy and understanding
- The ability to create rapport and positive working relationships
- A passion for providing an evidenced - based service of the highest quality
- Brilliant outcomes for our participants
For the most senior participants, we have a highly respected team of Executive Consultants with high level business expertise complementing years of experience supporting executives.