Meet your facilitators
Associate Professor Ashish Malik, Head of the Management Discipline, teaches in Human Resources Management and Employment Relations at Newcastle Business School. Ashish’s research has an international focus in knowledge-intensive service contexts. He specialises in people management practices for creating a social context that supports innovation and positive business and employee outcomes. Ashish has published several books, and his work appears in the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Human Resource Management (US), among others. Ashish facilitates iLEAD Plus training on “What it means to be a leader and global citizen in today’s world?”
Ms Hellen Cohen, M. AppSci (Psych. Coaching) is an Organisational Development Specialist in the Human Resources unit at the University of Newcastle. Hellen has a successful track record in upskilling and improving individual’s employability across many sectors. Hellen holds a Master of Applied Science in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney. Coaching psychology is a unique field of applied psychology that specialises in enhancing human performance for the goals of boosting productivity and nurturing the quality of life of individuals, organisations, and the broader community. She is also is a qualified trainer and assessor and is passionate about empowering future generations to be global leaders in an increasingly digital world. Central to Hellen’s coaching and mentoring philosophy is using a strengths-based approach as a foundation and leveraging diverse thinking and perspectives to generate competitive and innovative solutions. Hellen facilitates iLEAD Plus training on “How to create meaningful leadership goals that really matter”.
Dr Gary Ellem
Dr Gary Ellem is Head of Business Development at iSee VC Pty Ltd and a conjoint academic at the University of Newcastle. He is a Sustainability Futurist and Entrepreneur with a PhD in Biophysics and IP in fields as wide as digital wireless communications, biofuels and microalgal production systems. Gary facilitates iLEAD Plus training on “How to leverage your message through digital platforms?”
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