About Talent and Leadership Development

Organisational Development Strategy Diagram

TLD provides professional development, and support for:

  • Organisational development activities including planning, change quality and performance initiatives
  • Enhancing management and leadership capabilities, individual capabilities and team development
  • Building organisational knowledge through seminars on higher education issues, University policies and systems
  • Schools, Institutes, Divisions and units in their planning, quality management and change processes.

TLD also:

  • Provides support for professional networks for various staff groups
  • Reports on organisation wide staff development and training activities
  • Provides advice and support in the development and implementation of strategies and policies relating to organisational and staff development initiatives
  • Provides advice and support on career options and workplace issues.

About our Team

Talent and Leadership Development has developed a Service Commitment for participants undertaking our programs. We continuously monitor and review our professional development service to ensure high standards are maintained.


Roles and responsibilities

Staff MemberMajor Responsibilities

Kay Hempsall

Associate Director

  • Overall management of the Talent and Leadership Development team
  • Provide advice and consultancy services for schools and units regarding their organisational development needs
  • Provide advice and support for Work Planning and Career Development
  • Facilitate Talent and Leadership Development programs
  • Facilitate retreat and planning days

Leone Cripps

Leone Cripps

Senior Consultant Organisational Development

  • Provide advice and consultancy services for schools and units and their organisational development needs
  • Develop, organise and facilitate Leadership and Management Development programs
  • Develop and facilitate initiatives to support Academic Careers & Development including mentoring
  • Facilitate Talent and Leadership Development programs
  • Facilitate retreat and planning days

Veronica de Paoli

Manager, Major Projects

  • Project Manager for all projects and initiatives related to the implementation of the University’s People Strategy – Our People Securing Success

Ted Webber

Ted Webber

Consultant Blended Learning

  • Provide advice and consultancy services for Schools and Units on e-learning
Vicky GravolinLearning and Development Specialist

Kathy Adam-Cross

Kathy Adam-Cross

Coordinator Programs

  • Coordinate Learning and Development Programs
  • Main contact for programs and services

Marina Girgis

Project Officer
  • Coordinate projects
  • Coordinate learning and development programs

Renae Dean

Project Officer Major Projects

  • Coordination of MyVoice Staff Engagement Survey, Our People Strategy and other major projects

For more information, contact Talent and Leadership Development.