One of Vanessa’s senior colleagues is Jaki Halliday who is a qualified organisational coach and HR professional with both public and private sector management and leadership experience in Australia and the UK. A former practicing commercial solicitor, law lecturer and company director, Jaki has worked with several Federal government agencies and been involved in executive coaching, business planning facilitation, organisational development, strategic planning, HR policy development and change management.
Jaki also has over 10 years’ experience working in human resources with, and for, the Australian Public Service (APS). Jaki has held senior management roles in leading APS agencies where she has been responsible for a range of HR function including SES and Executive Level leadership development programs, performance and conduct, Strategic HR Policy, capability frameworks and general learning and development.
Jaki is a skilled and versatile trainer and facilitator with a sound understanding of contemporary adult learning styles. She has developed a range of learning and development modules for government clients, including strategic thinking for advanced writing, business writing (introductory, intermediate and advanced levels), an online (e-Learn) writing module, mentoring, effective delegation, managing inclusively, having performance management conversations, team building and knowledge management.
Industry expertise, experience and areas of specialisation
Jaki has worked across a number of Federal government agencies in a range of HR roles at the Executive Level 2 and acting SES Band 1 levels. This has included the Australian Government Solicitor, the Attorney-General’s Department and the Department of Education and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
As a management consultant she has been involved in executive coaching, business planning facilitation, organisational development, strategic planning, HR policy development and change management. Clients have included the Treasury, the National Library of Australia, the University of New South Wales at ADFA, National Health and Medical Research, the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, CrimTrac, Victoria Police, the Clean Energy Regulator, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and the Australian Sports Commission.
In her coaching practice, Jaki works with individuals and teams on career planning, working more effectively and how to navigate through change other workplace challenges and opportunities.
Qualifications, Accreditations and Certifications
Jaki is a former practicing commercial lawyer and holds the following qualifications and accreditations:
• Bachelor of Social Science and Economics
• Common Professional Examination and Law Society Finals (to practice law)
• Graduate Certificate in Organisational Coaching (Swinburne)
• Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
• Accredited in HBDI Thinking Styles
• Accredited in Belbin Team Profiles
• Accredited in DiSC
• Fellow of the Institute of Leaders and Managers (formerly AIM) (FIML)
• Member of the Institute for Learning Professionals (ILP)
• Member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
"Jaki is a rider and horse lover.We compliment each other as a team and will be working together when presenting HICCUP (Horse Industry Careers 4U & your Parents) as well as ESM (Equestrian Sports Management).
We work with individuals and groups on career planning, working more effectively and how to navigate through workplace challenges and opportunities."