Founder of the “Lead like YOU!” Movement and Award-Winning Engineer
Anne is an award-winning manufacturing engineer, University lecturer and business consultant. With over ten years of experience in the manufacturing industry delivering major transport projects, Anne holds a Master’s degree in the combined studies of “Mechanical Engineering and Business Management”. Since starting her career as an engineer, Anne has become a senior people leader, certified NLP coach and practitioner, and a trained Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Strength Coach.
As a certified CliftonStrengths, Emotional intelligence and NLP Coach, Anne has worked with individuals and organisations to empower leaders to inspire and create impact. She equips her audience with the key skills needed to become courageous leaders that embrace vulnerability and celebrate diversity.
Anne currently runs her own business as a leadership development consultant and is the founder of the “Lead like YOU!” movement. She helps build self-confidence and motivate high-performing teams by highlighting the importance of identifying their unique strengths and defining their unique leadership identity. Anne regularly works with leading organisations such as the Women’s Rail Network, Lean In, the Victorian State Government and Monash University. Anne is also part of the Innovation Practice Program at Melbourne University’s School of Engineering, where she teaches “Leadership for Innovation”.
With over a decade’s worth of experience as a global senior leadership expert, Anne’s scientific insights on EQ Coaching and her personal stories of leadership and entrepreneurship enable her to shatter limiting beliefs about who, or what, a ‘Great Leader’ should be. She has become known for her powerful keynotes inspiring new and emerging leaders to embrace their unique strengths and lead with authenticity and impact. An authentic and engaging speaker, Anne is incredibly passionate about using her experiences to teach and uplift her audience.
In 2017, Anne received the Young Manufacturer of the Year Award at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame for her commitment to Quality Excellence.
In 2020, Anne was named one of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers.
Anne has been featured in Australian Business Review and Star Journal publications and on the cover of Rail Express Australia.