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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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.

Nikki Roche

Senior Consultant

Nikki is an accomplished leadership facilitator and executive coach. Nikki’s background includes 6 years providing organisational development and talent solutions in the corporate and higher education sectors as a Manager at BAE Systems Australia and Charles Sturt University (CSU).  Her 25 years in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) were spent in operations and leadership positions both within Australia and overseas.  She has also had previous exposure in elite sporting teams as a member of State and Australian hockey teams.

This broad background allows Nikki to draw on a diverse range of skills to challenge her clients to identify development opportunities which enable them to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing work environment.   As a consultant and associate, Nikki has had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, including the Australian Public Service, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), BAE Systems, Charles Sturt University, Qantas and LANDCOM.  In this role, she has developed and delivered highly effective leadership programs for middle and senior managers, as well as tailored programs for executive teams. Nikki has also provided executive and leadership coaching across a broad range of leadership levels.

A particular interest for Nikki is the impact of neuroscience and unconscious bias on behaviour and decision making in the workplace.  Her work in this area with BAE Systems executives resulted in a finalist award at the 2015 AHRI awards.  Nikki is also passionate about building inclusive and diverse workplaces and has facilitated Masterclasses at Women in Leadership forums to encourage this.

Nikki’s facilitation approach is energetic and engaging.  She believes that participants gain maximum benefit if they are challenged constructively and on the edge of their comfort zone.  As a leadership coach, Nikki is attentive and astute, and works with the client to develop goals to remove interference in pursuit of their potential. 

Nikki is accredited in Human Synergistics™ Lifestyles Inventory 1 & 2, Organisational Culture and Effectiveness Inventory (OCI/OEI), Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Step I and II, VitalSmarts™ Crucial Conversations, Certificate IV Workplace and Organisational Coaching (The Open Door Coaching Group), Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL) levels 1 and 2, IECL Team Coaching, Member of International Coaching Federation (ICF).

  • BA (UNSW)
  • Grad Dip Education
  • Member International Coaching Federation
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