louise mayo bbsa profile


For the past 20 years she has been specialising in change management, building leadership capability, success & selection of staff, organisational behaviour and realignment of people & culture.Louise has led a series of teams in developing change strategies for local and national organisations to assist in meeting their human resource and physical requirements. She has designed a number of change management programs for organisational leaders that have been successfully implemented throughout the public and private sector.

Enhancing communications between areas of organisations undergoing large scale change processes is another vital skill that Louise offers clients. A highly qualified and skilled facilitator, Louise has worked with both large and small groups at all levels. In 2010 Louise was appointed as a member of the ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies.

bruce calder bbsa profile


He is the co-founder and director of BBSA and specialises in organisational development and change management, high level of training to all levels and skills of staff including leadership, organisational profiling and non-psychometric testing tools for individuals and organisations. He holds accreditation to MBTI.

An experienced facilitator and project leader of change management programs for both private and public sector organisations. Bruce is the organisational director responsible for the governance and fiduciary duties of the organisation.


Lindee is a highly experienced consultant who has worked across a variety of fields including the community sector, information technology, design, education, transition management and banking and finance. Her strengths lay in her exceptional organisational abilities and being able to bring the team together to meet tight deadlines and manage conflicting priorities.Lindee has had in excess of 10 years experience working with an international IT company in managing their tender processes. While based in Canberra, Lindee undertook extensive travel within Australia and Asia to manage these tenders for both the government and private sectors. Working with large teams from diverse cultures strengthened and broadened Lindee’s experience and expertise in this area and often received recognition for her efforts.Lindee has also had extensive experience in the banking and finance industry, working in both regional and rural areas. Lindee was appointed as the first woman bank manager in a rural community and met the challenge this imposed with enthusiasm, passion and fairness.

geoff mutton bbsa profile


Geoff has over 25 years experience in the areas of government strategic development and organisational change. He has been successful in Senior Executive Service Band 2 roles specialising in organisational development, service delivery design and implementation, integration of services and teams and change management.With diversity of government experience, Geoff has led a series of teams in developing change strategies for local and national teams to assist in meeting their human resource and physical requirements. He has designed a number of change management programs for organisational leaders that have been successfully implemented throughout the public sector.

Geoff has also had experience in redesigning management and staffing structures to create organisations which are more client-focused and innovative.

Enhancing communications between areas of organisations undergoing large scale change processes is another vital skill that Geoff offers clients. He has designed and conducted “skills audit’s” and “needs analyses” for numerous Commonwealth Agencies in order to determine the requirements and outcomes of organisational redesign programs.


Most recently as the General Manager of the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) at the Australian National University (ANU) achieved significant cultural change about administration staff roles and responsibilities.

Prior to joining the ANU she held a variety of senior executive service roles in the Australian Public Service.

Linda represented Australia in international fora and built strong relationships with global enterprises that purchased and operated Australian assets such as airports; and manufactured and imported products such as vaccines. At the ANU she developed a strategic framework for the college’s international engagement and secured student exchange agreements with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and King’s College London. In 2015 she graduated from the year-long Asialink Leaders Program operated by the University of Melbourne expanding understanding of global trends and the opportunities to do business in Asia.

sam fyfe bbsa profile


She works with organisations to understand their value proposition, articulate their strategic/operational business model and to determine their service delivery approach.

Sam also works with organisations to build investment and governance models for the prioritisation and management of capital and operating funds. The implementation allows the organisation to assess, prioritise, fund and manage investment projects within a well-defined and organised structure. She works with organisations to define, measure, prioritise and report on their investments. This work introduces organisations to the concept of Value Management where organisation start to understand the relationship between satisfying needs/expectations and the resources required to achieve them.

Sam has extensive experience in Business Reengineering, Process Improvement, Business Analysis and Reporting. She has developed strategies, frameworks and implemented processes in these speciality areas to deliver on major change initiatives.

Sam has worked predominately in the federal sector delivering on policy and client service initiatives including in the Australian Tax Office, Department of Human Services and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.


Linda is also adept at interpreting legislation/awards/EAs and is a trusted advisor and leadership coach specialising in executive and performance coaching, change management, career development and supporting workplace mental health.

Linda is a credible L&D facilitator and executive coach, facilitating experiential learning for capability growth with Leaders and Executives.

leanne kerr bbsa profile


Leanne specialises in:

  • Program & project management
  • Organisational redesign & change programs
  • Information Technology (ICT) planning, implementation & change programs
  • Strategic workforce capability – workforce planning & design
  • Learning program design, development, implementation & evaluation
  • Learning program facilitation, competency assessment, coaching & mentoring
  • Strategic business planning, risk assessment & business continuity planning
  • Developing leaders, building management capability & performance improvement
  • Registered Training Organisation (RTO) ATQF compliance & audit preparation

Leanne is an active member of a number of relevant professional associations including the Australian Institute of Management (AIM program design, facilitation and assessment), Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD ACT Divisional Council immediate past President), Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI accreditation) & the Australian Institute of Project Management (CPPD certification).

caroline wood bbsa profile


Her key competencies include strategic planning that takes into account resources and environmental constraints, strong financial management skills, including for projects and grants, and has excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in liaising with senior management, donors and foreign government ministers.

Caroline has worked across the world including the UK, Laos and Namibia as well as Australia and in the Government, Not for Profit and Corporate sectors. This experience enables her to bring experiences from a wide range of cultures and sectors to projects she supports.

Most recently she was the Manager, Corporate Services at Cancer Council ACT, where she was responsible for the administrative aspects of the organisation including financial management, procurement, IT services and HR.

ann-maree bortoli bbsa profile


She has experience in the fields of primary health care, change management, organisational development, capacity building, communication, staff development and equity. Working widely within both the public and private sector, she is an experienced leader who works collegiately with diverse teams to achieve results.

Ann-Maree is an experienced facilitator and has delivered a range of training and in-service programs to a variety of audiences. Currently delivering the Diploma of Leadership Capability to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Ann-Maree imparts her experience in her facilitation of relevant skills and knowledge on aspiring and current leaders. Ann-Maree was previously a school teacher for eight years and conducted an informal adult literacy program for parents of her students.

daniel oyston bbsa profile


Daniel specialises in helping clients craft external and internal communications including content that is designed to achieve outcomes. He has extensive experience across private sector, sports, education, government and not-for-profit organisations.

Daniel holds a Master of Marketing and teaches Marketing and Management units at University of Canberra.

alison whittle bbsa profile


She has extensive knowledge of financial principles, practises and procedures and is a strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to solve complex problems.

Prior to working with Bull & Bear, Alison was involved in the financial services sector for 30 years, with 16 years dedicated to the mortgage broking industry. Alison was the owner of The Mortgage Detective until October 2008 when the company merged with Tiffen & Co.

Since leaving the company in December 2011, Alison has been assisting local businesses in creating and maintaining sound operational systems and processes.


She recently retired from the Commonwealth Public Service after a career spanning almost 40 years.

Immediately prior to her retirement, Philippa was Deputy Secretary, Child Support Program, in the Department of Human Services. She took up this role in September 2009, following four years at Medicare Australia, where she was Deputy Chief Executive Office and from November 2008 to August 2009, acting Chief Executive Officer.

In June 2010, Philippa was awarded the Public Service Medal for leading major organisational and cultural change in a range of departments and agencies.


She has a strong ability to diagnose an organisation’s effectiveness, provide vision for change and implement strategies that improve organisational performance, culture, alignment and engagement.



Her most recent role was at the Senior Executive Service level at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). Prior to joining PM&C, Parveze’s experience included senior roles with the Commonwealth Departments of Finance, Human Services, Education, Science and Training, and the NSW Government – Roads and Traffic Authority.

Throughout her career and extensive formal studies, Parveze has developed expertise in corporate governance, organisational design, strategic planning and delivery, organisational change management, and Portfolio, Programme and Project (P3) management including investment management, risk management and benefits realisation.

A strong strategic thinker, problem solver and communicator, Parveze has a people centric leadership style that has delivered a proven track record of achievements, including the design and execution of organisational strategies, business capabilities and cultural change programmes; the implementation of large-scale and complex business transformations; successful Cabinet Submissions; business case developments and whole-of-government policy and programme formulation.