Director, SkillSmart Careers and JP Research & Consulting
PhD on talent management in the Australian railway industry, Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Business
Started my career in secondary school teaching, then moved to becoming a manager in a vocational college, have been working in my own business for 12 years.
Why did you choose to work for the rail industry?
Love the tradition of rail and an industry transitioning to the 21st century!
What inspired you at the time and what influenced your choice?
An opportunity to study in organisations within the industry that has led to a passion for the industry.
How does it feel to be in the rail industry? Are your expectations fulfilled?
There is always something new happening! I love the diversity of the people from all different jobs and countries.
What are the challenges?
Changing the mindset of people from thinking about the past to thinking about the future.
What is a talent? Why the rail industry should engage with talents?
Talent is… developing the potential of people in the industry and encouraging diverse groups such as women and young people to join the industry.