Karen Goldspink

2012Senior Consultant

Extract: Karen has more than 30 years experience that spans a diverse range of corporations, private enterprise, public sector departments and agencies, local councils and provision of consultancy services to complex organisations as a change management and project management expert. She relishes projects that require research, application of findings and mapping with internal strategic or compliance needs. She assists clients to set and reach goals, gain a greater understanding of current versus future directions and provide tools to arrive at that destination or adapt to inevitable change.

Karen holds qualifications in management (MBA, Diploma & Graduate Diploma), marketing (Associate Diploma), project management (Graduate Diploma & Diploma) and directorship (Corporate Director’s Diploma). She is accredited in PROSCI Culture Change Management; is a qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner; and holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Being qualified and experienced in a range of business methodologies has meant that Karen can can effectively cross map change management processes that encapsulate the people side of change whilst successfully steering the organisational effort to meet project objectives and schedules. She has extensive training experience in the Australian Public Service and the private sector working with partner RTO’s as well as TAFE and the Australian Business Academy. This experience includes curriculum and courseware development based on an excellent understanding of VET guidelines and NTIS competencies as well as delivery.

Specialisations

  • Strategic planning assistance and advice
  • Cultural change management based on the research based PROSCI methodology
  • Internal and external communications
  • Training including skills analysis, curriculum development advice and delivery
  • Project Management
  • Marketing planning, advice and assistance
  • Research and reporting
  • Facilitation services
  • Executive coaching
  • Productivity improvement
  • Stakeholder engagement

Clients

  • Australian Customs and Border Protection
  • Australian Government Solicitor
  • Canberra Business Advisory Service
  • Canberra Regional Development Board
  • Carers ACT
  • Defence Signals Directorate
  • Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
  • Department of Finance & Regulation
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • EDS (now Hewlett Packard)
  • Warringah Council (Sydney)

Board Membership

  • Executive Panellist on Change Ability programs in Australia