About us

Pathways Australia specialises in providing management advice, training and consultancy services to community service organisations throughout the country

 

Pathways Australia has been supporting and guiding the
leaders of community service organisations since 2001

We're passionate about Australia's community service organisations and the impacts they have ... and that's what drives all of us here at Pathways Australia.

We are experienced, knowledgeable and easy to work with. Importantly we appreciate that not-for-profit organisations need to direct their available funds to direct service provision spend as much as possible ... so we ensure our fees are affordable.

Our mission

Our Mission is to help you achieve yours!

We are widely acknowledged as the leading provider of leadership and management advice and support for Australia's community service organisations.

We operate throughout Australia and our knowledge, experience and expertise mean that it doesn't matter what your mission or size is ... we can help!

Our People

Peter Holdsworth

Director

Known around the place as 'the boss', Peter is one of Australia's most experienced, respected and sought-after advisors to community service organisations. He has spent much of his adult life involved in the leadership and management of community service organisations as a senior executive, board member and chairperson. His knowledge of the sector is unrivalled in Australia.

Peter has post-graduate qualifications in leadership and management, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a Churchill Fellow.

His ability to quickly understand what are often complex and difficult organisational challenges is well known as is his reputation for finding effective and manageable solutions!

De Hill

Business Manager

De keeps the company's accounts in order!

De Hill

Business Manager

De keeps the company’s accounts in order… so if we owe you money give her a call. We are often graced with the presence of ‘Frankie’, her Boston Terrier who sometimes appears more switched on than us!

Samantha Carew

Business Manager

Sam has responsibility for managing the office.

Samantha Carew

Business Manager

Sam has responsibility for managing the office so that things happen and the work gets done. She also regularly tells Peter what he has to do, when and how ... and gets away with it. Sam is unflappable!

Andrew Baker

Business Coordinator

Andrew's focus is on our training courses.

Andrew Baker

Business Coordinator

Andrew’s focus is on our training courses. He organises everything including registrations, venues, speakers and catering. He is also our social media guru and keeps Peter baffled with words like Blog, followers, hashtag and retweet!

Sarah Dixon

HR Consultant

Sarah can help you deal with all those pesky HR issues.

Sarah Dixon

HR Consultant

Sarah can develop your policies and systems as well as help you deal with all those pesky HR issues that arise every now and then. Often graces various national and international golf courses.

Christine Wilson

Course Facilitator

Chris can teach you 'how to win friends and influence people'.

Christine Wilson

Course Facilitator

The Pathways equivalent of Dale Carnegie, Chris can teach you 'how to win friends and influence people' through building your emotional intelligence and conflict resolution skills'. She believes anyone can do it ... and she's right!

Wendy Jocum

Course Facilitator

Wendy Jocum is an accredited, experienced coach and facilitator.

Wendy Jocum

Course Facilitator

Wendy Jocum is an accredited, experienced coach and facilitator. Her expertise lies in all areas of people development for individuals and teams and she has a deep understanding of the ‘secrets’ of time management.

Lisa Engel

Course Facilitator

Lisa is an accredited, experienced coach and facilitator.

Lisa Engel

Course Facilitator

Specilaising in psychotherapy, counselling, mindfulness training, coaching and of course stress management, Lisa has worked as a health psychologist to help people improve their health for most of her professional life.

Andrea Moody

Course Facilitator

Andrea's passion is demystifying accounting.

Andrea Moody

Course Facilitator

Andrea's passion is demystifying accounting, financial management, risk analysis and budgeting. She is a great presenter ... and specialising in those topics she needs to be!

Stacey Murray

Course Facilitator

Stacey is our social media training guru.

Stacey Murray

Course Facilitator

Stacey is our social media training guru. She understands the mysteries of Google rankings, blogs, social media strategy, Facebook, Instagram and the rest. Fortunately, she is able to explain and teach these things in ways everyone can easily understand!

Venkat

IT Manager

Venkat magically turns our good ideas into our websites.

Venkat

IT Manager

Venkat magically turns words and photos and good ideas into our websites. He is also the-go-to person when the technology decides not to cooperate. He just gets the job done!

Marven Frias

Database Manager

Marven helps us to keep track of the people we communicate

Marven Frias

Database Manager

Marven uses all sorts of software programs to keep track of the many people and organisations we communicate with. His idea of fun and relaxation is to develop a new Excel spreadsheet!

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