In a competitive market where the performance of leaders is a critical factor in business performance, Ian provides coaching to help leaders to be the best that they can be. No matter what the catalyst, Ian has the will and skill to help them through the change whilst building their capability and providing new perspectives.
Ian is a results driven problem solver and communicator who has the ability to go right to the core of an issue and help achieve the best solution possible.
During a 35 year IT career in the financial services sector with organisations such as international insurance systems specialist Computations, State Bank of NSW, GIO Australia and AMP, Ian developed strong skills in communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
He has led senior business executives from independent business units in the development of a group Ecommerce strategy, negotiated IT heads of agreement for a planned alliance between two major financial services organisations, and run a major cultural change project moving an IT organisation to a project management culture.
Ian has intervened and resolved communications issues between general manager level executives and facilitated groups of executives in conflict in the development of agreed objectives. He has facilitated staff to find their own solutions to their HR issues, provided career planning, and developed a successful staff retention strategy during a major project restructure.
In addition to his work with Unlocking Potential, Ian manages projects for organisations such as NRMA, Pillar Administration, Zurich, the Commonwealth Bank, and AMP on a contract basis through Adaptra.
Ian is a Certified NLP Coach and Certified NLP Master Practitioner (certified by Philippa Bond, Master Trainer of NLP, Inform Training and Research Pty Ltd).
Ian helps leaders achieve success and truly unlock their potential.