WITH CHANGE COMES TRANSFORMATION. ARE YOU READY? LTA PEOPLE. SHAPING ORGANISATIONS.

In a fast-moving business environment, you need strategic thinking and solutions to get the best from your team.

This is why LTA People works with organisations to transform leadership, talent, and culture. 

LTA People works with your people to deliver stronger organisational performance. Build a shared understanding of how your organisation ticks. And develop the key communities and leaders that empower people to connect and perform.

In this transformed environment, your workplace becomes resilient and agile. Now, in a changed landscape, your people are ready to bring their best.

What we do

Develop a shared understanding of the why and how of your organisation. With expertise and insight, LTA works within complex organisational systems to build culture. We work with you to design strategic, integrated and practical solutions to create long-term sustainability. Discover more...
Unlock the potential of your leaders. LTA’s bespoke leadership development programs build capability for your future success. We design and deliver leadership development solutions which create sustained change and impact well beyond the conclusion of the formal program components. Discover more...
Gain true insight into the future potential of your top talent. LTA tailors an approach to fit your organisation, bringing together the best tools and methods with contemporary thinking. We use robust data combined with engaging techniques to suit different talent segments. Discover more...
Connect your teams and organisation with clarity and commitment. Through intelligent organisational design, LTA builds pathways to empower your people to perform. Our process reflects and reinforces the values of your organisation and builds trust while delivering high performance. Discover more...

Let's create lasting change. Contact us today.

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Our Clients

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Dion Hardy

Practice Manager

Dion is a seasoned cross-functional leader with significant C-suite Managerial experience in global businesses and several years of consulting. Dion has also established and developed entrepreneurial ventures across a diverse range of business contexts and industry sectors (Construction, Hospitality, Insurance, Logistics, Manufacturing and Supply Chain).

Starting off in the Financial Management space, Dion progressed quickly along his chosen career path to General Manager roles in his mid-30’s. He has a proven record of success in multi-disciplinary management and forged much of this experience working in fast-paced, complex adaptive systems, often dealing with large-scale clients and customers (Global Automotive OEM and Aftermarket’s brands). Dion attributes much of his success to his intrinsic curiosity for complex problem-solving coupled with a people-focused, collaborative leadership style and a listen – learn – lead approach.

Dion is passionate about applying his depth and breadth of business knowledge, skills, and experience to enable organisations to align purpose, people, systems and processes. He believes, now more than ever, this is an integral part of sustainable success in the world of agile digital economies.

Most recently, in his role as Practice Manager, Dion is leveraging his commercial and financial acumen to support the continued efficient and effective operations of LTA People, while identifying areas for continuous improvement. He is energised by the opportunity to apply his extensive program management experience, stakeholder engagement and systems knowledge to facilitate client projects, from setup through to the realisation of benefits and closure.

Dion holds a degree in Financial, Strategic and Risk Management and a Cost and Management Accounting qualification (CMA) from UNISA and WITS and is currently studying towards an APICS CPIM. Dion is also an accredited Practitioner for CPA, MCPA, MCPA-Scan and IRIS Bioss technologies.

  • Bachelor of Commerce (FIM)
  • ND CMA
  • Bioss Accredited Practitioner: (M)CPA, MCPA-SCAN, IRIS
Ric Leahy

Principal Consultant and Executive Coach

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 LTA in helping organisations build better teams and leaders using innovative methods that combine current theory, illuminating examples, and experiential learning.

Ric has more than 21 year’s professional military experience as a manager and leader of military and cross-functional teams. His experience includes major unit command; three separate deployments on active service in Iraq, East Timor and Cambodia; exchange duty with the United States Navy; and two years as the research officer to the Chief of Navy.

Since leaving the military in 2007 Ric worked with a range of clients including retail and investment banking, financial services, creative industries, not for profits and major Federal and State public sector departments. Additionally Ric regularly works with Melbourne Business School as the Program Director and Lead Facilitator delivering major national leadership development programs.

Ric is a graduate of the University College of the University of New South Wales completing a first class honours degree in English Literature. He has also completed an MBA through Queensland University of Technology, and more recently an Executive Masters in applied Neuroleadership. As an officer in the Royal Australian Navy, Ric was honoured as the Peter Mitchell Officer of the Year in 1991, as the Queen’s Medallist in 1993, and with a Conspicuous Service Cross in 2003.

Ric’s work is characterised by enthusiasm, professionalism and a level of emotional and intellectual challenge that engages participants and allows them to apply their insights to achieve real impact at a personal and professional level.

BA(Hons), MBA, Executive Masters Neuroleadership

Ric is accredited in a range of Leadership and Organisational assessment instruments including the Human Synergistics Life Styles Inventory, Group Styles Inventory, Leadership Impact, Organisational Culture Inventory/Organisational Effectiveness Inventory; the Circumplex Leadership Scan 360; the Hexaco Personality Indicator,  the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; the Brain Based Leadership Assessment; and the Change Style Indicator.

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