We are excited to announce the ASPL #WeLead campaign to amplify women and celebrating their achievements. As an organisation, we are exceptionally passionate about achieving gender equality and inclusion at every level which is deeply embedded into the fabric of ASPL. We encourage this change within client organisations in the private and public sectors as well. The #WeLead campaign highlights and interviews individuals on their journey while asking about women who inspire them each day.
Paul is the senior consultant with ASPL and former Senior Leader/Director at two ICT Managed Service Providers, Optus & Datacom. Prior to this, he was employed within the Australian Public Service for 17 years at the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) and the Department of Environment & Energy (DoEE) where he held the positions of Director of ICT Operations, Client Services & Contract Management.
Lauren is an Interior Designer and owner of Lauren Adele Design – an Interior Design Studio she launched in early 2010. She is the Founder and CEO of nonprofit organisation, Community Generation – an Australian organisation bringing clean drinking water, sanitation, hygiene education and vital resources to developing and vulnerable communities and schools in rural Cambodia. She is the owner of homewares store, Much Ado General Store – a bricks-and-mortar home and lifestyle retail space in the historic town of Maldon. She is a Radio Host on MainFM for the Friday morning show “In Maldon Today”, and most importantly, She is a mother to her amazing and beautiful 13-year-old son.
Emma is an Executive Assistant & Project Support Officer within Government. She assists with both the Executive performance of the office, also procurement and recruitment. Outside of the office, she is a passionate Track and Field athlete, having been selected to represent Australia last year in the Asia Pacific Deaf Games as well as a gaming enthusiast and have recently started her own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming!
Peter is the Group Head of Technology at Qantas with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. He is a committed and driven IT professional with 20 years’ experience in the IT Industry. A leadership style that is collaborative, outcome driven and focussed on building capability to deliver and sustain the changes put in place. He is also a husband and father of two highly energetic boys.
Ann comes from a large North Yorkshire family – only girl with six brothers. She has had a diverse and well-travelled career – spending eight years in the WRAF as a Physical Training Instructor before retraining as a Remedial Gymnast (now physiotherapist), then marrying and spending the next two years in Hong Kong where I started a career in technology. Coming back to the UK she trained women on new technology at Deptford Skill centre, worked on the (then) new London Underground ticketing system, at British Gas, testing and providing training on a new project management system, and finally worked with Motorola on the Channel Tunnel Project before moving to Brisbane in 1995 as a single mum of a four-year-old. Here she have worked predominantly as a Test Manager across many industries – most noteworthy probably the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Married with two teenage children, most of John’s non-working time is taken up as being a parent. John wears multiple hats of a chauffeur, sports coach, part-time teacher, full-time life-coach, sometimes even as a chef. John is also involved in several community-based activities: Justice of the Peace, school council and parent groups, as well as volunteering with community groups.
Karthik is an ICT Project Manager leading a product development team in the Insurance Industry. He is also actively involved in volunteering efforts such as coaching and mentoring students, location lead for a global covid-19 initiative and treasurer at his local toy library.
Dianne is an experienced international professional speaker, she creates and delivers inspiring, engaging and dynamic talks for a variety of audiences including school children, government, not-for-profits and corporations.
With a wide range of experience in both Education and hospitality sectors, Thi-Thi honours the importance of good service for both Candidates and Clients of ASPL. She enjoys speaking to people as well as continuing to develop her knowledge and skills within the business space that she is employed at. She is passionate about customer service and has a love for teaching where she is currently studying a Bachelors of Education in Melbourne.
Sangeeta has recently joined the ASPL team as a Recruitment Consultant bringing over 4 years of end to end recruitment experience. After completing her Master of Science and Diploma of HR management, she decided to leap into the world of IT Recruitment. She has worked for global IT Clients recruiting for entry-level to executive positions across a variety of sectors and geographies
Tamara has been blessed with years of experience in both the public and private sectors, working in accounting and bookkeeping. She is a business owner, devoted wife, and recently became a mother to a beautiful baby girl. Her goal is to attain work-life balance and maintain a passion for growing her business and achieving greater success using her love and knowledge of numbers.
Jo is a mother of two teenagers and believes that many women have inspired her throughout the years to work hard and achieve her dreams. She has taken her inspiration from different women/role models at various times in life to stay motivated as all women are inspiring in their own unique ways.
Sangeeta is an executive and situational coach, training facilitator and workplace mediator. She’s passionate about helping people in their career direction through practical guidance. She enjoys making a difference in the workplace in areas such as leadership, performance, productivity, communication and relationships.
Sangeeta also recently co-authored a No 1 Amazon Best Seller book “In the Moment Coaching for Leaders: Quick and Effective Strategies to Inspire, Connect and Excel.” Her motivation for writing this book was to provide practical guidance for time-poor people who would like to make a difference for themselves and others by understanding the “whys” and “hows.” She shares what she knows to hopefully make other people’s lives better.
Pierce is currently studying in his final semester of Bachelors of Business within RMIT university and majoring in Finance. With a passionate interest in the foreign exchange market, pierce hopes to continue down this career path upon graduation from RMIT.
Gloria is a strategy and portfolio management professional, currently a Planner and Business Development Strategist for a major water corporation.
Her experience as a migrant and working mother in Australia has led her to establish a new social enterprise called Acude which promotes intercultural communication and address social isolation issues in Australia.
Through Angelina’s curiosity in both employee and organisational behavioural, she decides to pursue her current Master’s Program in Human Resource Management at Swinburne University after she graduated from Business in Human Resource Management.
Angelina is fluent in 4 languages and embraces cultural diversity, which supports her passion and makes her an integral asset to the ASPL recruitment team.
Patrice is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Seven Communications, an integrated communications agency and has over 16 years’ experience working in some of Australia’s highest profile media organisations including; Channel 7, SCA, ARN, and News Digital. She has worked with a number of leading brands such as Alibaba Group, Intrepid Travel, World Animal Protection, Speedo, Canon, Tourism Australia, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Fairfax and more.
She is active on the political landscape having campaigned to win the seats of Sydney and Heffron in two state elections for the Liberal Party and am on the board of Coalition for Conservation.
Ash is currently working as Executive Assistant to ASPL CEO Kris Grant. With a Masters in Psychology with over 14 years of experience in training, bid management, sales, marketing and office administration.
Nitin is a senior fullstack technical specialist who is currently working with the Dept. of Human Services. With 13 years of IT experience under his belt, and experience with companies including NAB, Vanguard, Coles, Medibank, AMP and government agencies like Department of Justice and Department of Premier.
Steven Armstrong has been working with Worksafe Victoria’s data and analytics functions since May this year as the Director, Strategic Planning & Capability Enablement.
Growing up in a large family of a small town in country Victory, Suzi now lives in Melbourne with her family. Starting her career off as an electrical draftsman at State Electricity Commission of Victoria, Suzi now works as a Senior DevOps Security Specialist at Telstra.
As a technology and business leader with over 30 years of experience, Mohan has been leading and implementing complex business transformation in several organisations globally.
Alana Barker is a full time Pilates teacher while also running a swimwear brand on the side.
Judy is a Canberra based mediator, coach and facilitator. Her career began in the UK, however, a winding life path from exercise physiologist to military officer and public servant has found her living and working in Kenya, Hong Kong and now Australia.
Jodie is an Assistant Director, Technical Service Delivery in the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Originally from South Australia, she has lived and worked in Tokyo, Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne.