Jana

Jana Clyde

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

As Wisdom’s CEO, Jana epitomises our values. She brings her far-reaching business experience, professionalism and expertise to the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of the organisation.

Wisdom’s clients respond to Jana’s humility, respect and unique business acumen to innovate and engage authentically with organisations and individuals alike, and transform those insights into tangible business outcomes and higher returns.

Maddy

Maddy Carolan

GENERAL MANAGER

Maddy has extensive experience in business administration, leadership and management roles and plays a key role in ensuring the overall delivery of a range of products and services to the Wisdom standard.

As part of Wisdom’s management team, Maddy contributes to strategic planning, the design, structure and management of support services, and continuous improvement across all areas of Wisdom’s business.

Rod Hattch

SOLUTIONS DESIGNER

Rod created and developed Wisdom Learning in 2002. He is a successful entrepreneur who has worked with senior executives, leaders, managers and staff in both the public and private sector as a trusted consultant, insightful coach and highly engaging facilitator. 

Rod has designed, developed and managed the implementation of learning and capability development solutions for departments, organisations and individuals, alike.

Rod is a highly skilled business leader and respected learning and development professional with a long-standing record of delivering high quality innovative results.

Ingrid Tomanovits

LEAD FACILITATOR

Ingrid is the consummate learning and development specialist combining skill, experience, intelligence and personality to provide high quality learning and development services.

Ingrid’s public sector career spans over 20 years and included roles in operations, policy development and implementation, program design, project management and learning and development.

Helena Stevens

LEAD FACILITATOR

Helena’s public sector experience spans over 15 years, with 13 in law enforcement as a Detective, working in across multiple areas of crime operations, specialist investigation training, program design and learning and development.

Before joining the Wisdom team, Helena’s public service career has included senior management and executive level roles where she has combined her strong educational background with extensive practical real-world experience including project management and strategy development.

Kylie Flower

LEAD FACILITATOR

Kylie brings a rare perspective to her training consultation, as she combines nearly 30 years of government and law enforcement experiences with extensive qualifications in learning and education. 

Kylie’s leadership and management experience at an executive level is extremely diverse, including professional standards, community policing, emergency management, forensics and protection operations. She has strong professional networks and relationships across the sector including academia.

Piers Hodgson

FACILITATOR

Piers’ career spans over 25 years in business and he has over 18 years experience as a trainer. Piers’ successful career in real estate includes winning industry awards such as franchise auctioneer of the year, highest rural sales (multiple), highest gross office commission.

Rob Gilder

FACILITATOR

Rob is an accomplished trainer with a strong government and investigations background. Rob’s career in the Australian Federal Police spaned more than 30 years and specialised in investigating serious organised crime.

During his time in the police force, Rob was seen as an innovative trainer and influencer of training initiatives that has been proven to bolster staff capability and improve best practice, which has contributed to a disruption and dismantling of organised criminal syndicates. Rob has always enjoyed delivering and developing training to bring out the best in a highly skilled and operationalised work force.

Glynis Quinlan

FACILITATOR

Glynis Quinlan is a dynamic and highly-skilled trainer and facilitator with a background in public relations, issues management, journalism and as a ministerial media advisor. Glynis draws from her extensive career in the public and private sectors in developing and delivering training, as well as her strong passion for helping people achieve their best.

Brendan O’Loughlin

FACILITATOR

With almost 20 years of public service experience, Brendan offers a diverse skillset of policy, program management and leadership skills. Brendan joined the Australian Public Service through Defence’s Graduate Development Program.  

Brendan has worked as an executive in policy, program management, international engagement, social inclusion, disaster recovery and security management areas in the Australian Public Service and the ACT Public Service.

Suzanne Schultz

FACILITATOR

Suzanne has a passion for building strong client partnerships and delivering dynamic training solutions. With an expertise in strategic leadership and management, built on practical real-world experience.

With a background in Organisational Psychology, Suzanne delivers practical, resourceful, tailored learning solutions to her clients. She is an experienced leader and facilitator, who draws on a wealth of industry experience to engage course participants and achieve client specific outcomes.

Ian Gibson

SENIOR EDUCATION CONSULTANT

Ian Gibson has had a distinguished career in training and education as teacher, manager, consultant and chief executive. He has extensive experience in the vocational education and learning and development sectors.

Ian has led multi award winning Registered Training Organisations, advised large and small Government entities on learning and development issues, written numerous qualifications and aligned both private and public training institutions with effective quality management and compliance processes.

Marion Whalan

EDUCATION CONSULTANT

Marion is a dynamic trainer and facilitator of learning with a background in supporting people to achieve their management, business or personal career goals. Marion has extensive experience in the field of workplace relations and human resource management across a diverse range of industries, both public and private. 

Igor Stojkov

DIGITAL MANAGER

Igor is an experienced digital manager with an education background to over 20,000 officers and public servants of the New South Wales Police Force over two decades. Currently the Lead Administrator for Canvas, he was also a Course Administrator in both Totara and SAP Success Factors Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Through his career Igor has developed exceptional skills in designing, developing, and delivering technology-based solutions for various educational and training projects. He spent a decade developing simulations using the Avalias and Hydra platforms in diverse areas such as Public Order, Multi-agency Emergency Management, Multi-agency National Counter Terrorism, as well as the fields of Leadership and Management.

Simone Thornberry

GOVERNANCE AND QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

Simone brings with her 12 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy focusing her expertise within the communications and information technology fields as well as in the security and compliance space.

Simone is a highly competent leader within communications, IT, security and training roles. She has superior skills in people and operational management alongside technical capabilities in implementing and maintaining communication and security systems.

Timothy Bermanseder

DIGITAL PRODUCER

With a deep well of Instructional design, eLearning principles and a decade of video game development experience, Tim bridges the gap between training and interactivity, utilising engaging content with quality learning outcomes to create a highly focused and fun learning experience.

Tim brings a creative approach to his training consultation, leveraging the power of technology to break the mould and focus on engaging experiences to create the best environment for learning.

Francesca Hunter-Rogers

DIGITAL ADMINISTRATOR

Francesca brings 4 years’ experience working within registered training organisations, they have a strong background in project co-ordination and administration bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their work. They are dedicated to supporting learners in achieving their best outcomes and are passionate about creative and engaging learning solutions, which drives them to consistently deliver high-quality results within the Wisdom Digital team.

Avinash Amar

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Brendon Le Lievre

Facilitator

Grant Schultz

Facilitator

Greg Garrett

Facilitator

Mark Elvin

Facilitator

Emma Mason

Facilitator

Sabu Poudel

Quality Coordinator

Shane Austin

Facilitator

Hannah Tonks

Program Coordinator

Liz Little

Facilitator

Kylie Moir

Executive Officer

Jemma Crampton

Program Coordinator

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