LTA draws upon the talents of a highly motivated and committed team. LTA people actively chose to work as specialists in their field.

We have substantial experience in HR and OD throughout corporate, business, and public sector and government settings, as well as commercial and leadership experience.

We call upon this deep leadership and management experience as well as a breathtaking variety of professional and life experience.

Our specialist knowledge, combined with substantial experience, produces robust and successful outcomes for our clients.

People Shaping Organisations

Contact the LTA team or call 61 3 9602 1270. 

Fiona Stewart

Fiona Stewart

Managing Director

Co-founder of LTA, Fiona designs the people and culture strategy and architecture for contemporary organisations. Working with Executive leaders Fiona defines the critical people levers which drive strategy execution, and translates these More...
Ross Bell

Ross Bell

Director

Ross measures and shapes organization culture to create greater effectiveness and performance. In designing organisations to really work, Ross works closely with his clients to understand the latent processes that drive behaviour. Ross’ reputation for More...
Margo Lockhart

Margo Lockhart

Senior Consultant

As a facilitator, coach and designer, Margo works to connect with people in a meaningful and genuine way. Whether working across customer service, leadership and management, negotiation skills, group dynamics, and coaching and More...
Frank Noonan

Frank Noonan

Senior Consultant

Frank tailors and facilitates workshops to make learning relevant for every participant. He works to respond and adapt to the needs of every group while delivering significant and challenging content. With a professional background in More...
Laura Paterson

Laura Paterson

Client & Project Manager

Laura works collaboratively with LTA People consultants, associates and clients to manage and implement critical and complex projects across LTA’s leadership, talent and culture project portfolio. As an experienced human More...
Leisa Molloy

Leisa Molloy

Senior Consultant

Leisa is a Masters-qualified registered psychologist who has been working in the organisational psychology field since 2004. Prior to working with a number of HR and consulting organisations (Chandler Macleod, SHL Talent Management More...
Ric Leahy

Ric Leahy

Associate Consultant

Ric is an exceptional facilitator and executive coach with over 25 years management and leadership experience across a range of military and civilian roles. Ric leverages his extraordinary real world experience in leadership roles to work with More...
Colette Caveleros

Colette Cavaleros

Senior Consultant

The focus of Colette’s work is around “flow” – creating flow for the individual through supporting the identification and realisation of full potential; and flow in the organisation through supporting the creation of optimal More...
Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson

Senior Consultant

Stephanie takes a deeply human approach to business outcomes. As an executive coach, corporate psychologist and L&D specialist with LTA, she transforms culture through identifying and placing exceptional performers into roles More...
Julie Edwards

Julie Edwards

Senior Consultant

Julie Edwards is an executive and leadership coach who uses breakthrough strategies and high- impact solutions to assist top-of-their-game individuals, teams and organisations to leverage their talent and achieve lasting behavioural More...
Suzie Bourne LTA People

Suzie Bourne

Senior Consultant

Suzie is an experienced organisation development, change and communications consultant with over 18 years facilitating and implementing organization and cultural change in large, complex organisations. Suzie started her career in public More...
Adrienne Evans - LTA People

Adrienne Evans

Senior Consultant

Adrienne has been working in the Organisation Development and Talent Management industry for over 15 years with a strong passion for improving organisation performance through the design, development and delivery of people systems and More...
Jean Hellstern LTA People

Jean Hellstern

Team Coordinator

Jean supports the LTA team through the coordination of leadership development, learning and talent programs for our clients.  After her studies in Management and Employment Relations/HR, and French at the University of Auckland, New More...

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Nurturing high potential employees is important in todays post global financial crisis environment. Research by the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC)* shows that their number globally has fallen by 48%. As these employees (relative to the broader workforce) are almost twice as productive and three times more likely to succeed as future leaders of the organisation, it makes sense to do whatever you can to retain them. However, despite the proliferation of talent management programs, research published recently in the Harvard Business Review (May 2010)** states that most organisations struggle to... More...