Fay Agterhuis, Point Lonsdale VIC
Fay Agterhuis is Principal at Point Lonsdale Primary School in Victoria; one of the first schools in Australia to implement the Four Rooms of Change program. Fay is a certified facilitator of the Four Rooms of Change, Tribes and Artistry of Learning programs for Australian schools. She regularly facilitates workshops in classroom practice and has presented at DEECD Innovation Showcase conferences on school design and pedagogy.
Steve Higham, Werribee VIC
Steve Higham is Deputy Principal – Learning & Teaching 7-9 at MacKillop Catholic Secondary College in Werribee, Victoria. Steve has the role of assisting the Principal with curriculum leadership and professional learning of MacKillop College. MacKillop was one of the pilot schools in the implementation of the Four Rooms of Change and has featured in the Age and Australian newspapers. The application of the Four Room of Change within the College is continually expanding.
Steve has presented in many forums on Curriculum, Pedagogy, Leadership, Coaching, Teamwork and more recently Social Emotional Learning. Steve’s current educational interests are evidence based decision making, coaching and social emotional learning. He enjoys spending time with his family.
Michael Victory, Melbourne VIC
Michael Victory is the Executive Officer of the Teachers Learning Network, TLN. He joined the organisation in February 2006 having previously taught in secondary schools across New South Wales and Victoria. The TLN is a not-for-profit organization formed to provide professional development for education workers. The TLN provides professional development programs for school leaders, classroom teachers, early childhood teachers and assistants and School Support Staff. Michael is the project manager who led the implementation of the Four Rooms of Change pilot project in six Victorian schools in 2011 and is now responsible for the roll-out of the program across Australia.
Lynda Jones, Tasmania
From her island state of Tasmania and as co-director of Campbell+Jones consultancy, Lynda Jones has worked throughout Australia helping groups of all sizes move from uncertainty to purpose. She started her professional journey as an educator and then moved to strategic communications, community and stakeholder engagement and then to building the capacity of people to realize their own futures. Lynda is a member of the International Future Search Network and has facilitated over 20 Future Searches within Australia. She also co-authored the book ‘Search: A handbook on change for community leaders.’
Mike Cook, Sydney
Mike Cook is a learning and organizational development consultant and Program Manager for the Four Rooms of Change in Australia. He develops and delivers programs in the areas of management and leadership development, team learning and large group interventions. Mike designs and delivers organizational learning interventions that support change and create business results.
David Gunzburg, Melbourne
David is an experienced facilitator, educator and HR strategist with over 30 years of experience in a range of industries both in Australia and overseas. David believes that successful organisations are able to align the behaviours and skills of employees at all levels of the business with the organisation’s business strategy. This is done by focusing on corporate structure, role clarity, organisational culture and appropriate behaviours. Managers and employees at all levels of the organisation are expected and required to participate in the process and own the outcomes themselves.
Pam O'Nions, Perth
Pam O'Nions is a consultant at Lean Healthcare Consultants (LHC). She provides advice, training and coaching to healthcare professionals. Central to Pam's work is the application of 'lean thinking' (the origins of which can be found in the Toyota Production System) to improving the quality, safety and productivity of healthcare services. Her clients include public and private hospitals, government, primary and allied healthcare providers. Pam and her colleague at LHC, Pieter Walker have worked with the Four Rooms of Change Group to develop the 'Lean Barometer' - a unique application of the Four Rooms of Change to support the implementation of Lean thinking in the workplace.
Angela Scaffidi, Melbourne
Angela Scaffidi specialises in developing strategic communications that support the change process within large organisations. Prior to establishing Scaffidi Hugh-Jones (now SenateSHJ), she worked at McKinsey & Company and Turnbull Porter Novelli. She has consulted on a variety of projects across the corporate, government and community sectors. Angela has helped these organisations with communication to support process improvements, mergers and cultural change.
Darren Shaw, Melbourne
Darren Shaw’s passion has grown from his family's farming background. In keeping with his dream, Darren pursued a degree in Agriculture and has since purchased a commercial farm in the Otway Ranges of Victoria. He also has an entrepreneurial streak and has run two small businesses in his career so far. Darren enjoys getting his hands dirty both physically and metaphorically to sow the seeds and reap the harvest.
Kerryn Velleman, Melbourne
Kerryn Velleman is an organisational psychologist with over 23 years experience in facilitating change. Kerryn has established a track record in the application of neuroscience, adult learning and psychological approaches to enhance the life experience, performance and wellbeing of leaders and their teams and the sustainability of the organisations in which they work. Kerryn works with family businesses, schools, aged care facilities, small to medium–size enterprises and global multi-national organisations, operating across a range of industry sectors.