Debbie Jamieson
Director / Consultant

"I am an experienced management consultant with a broad range of skills gained from over 25 years' experience in the not-for-profit sector. My philosophy is to work collaboratively with organisations to understand and build on their strengths and talents."

Debbie brings to her work a distinct versatility, a commitment to delivering services which exceed customer expectations and personal attention to each and every project.

Debbie has excellent interpersonal skills and relates easily to people at all levels within an organisation.  Her analytical, problem-solving approach assists managers and teams to articulate their goals and find creative solutions to organisational challenges.  At the same time, Debbie's strong background in conflict management brings skills in group facilitation and consensus building.  Debbie is accustomed to presenting to and working with groups of all sizes.  With high-level management and leadership abilities, she is able to lead teams through large-scale, complex projects such as organisational mergers.

 Debbie enjoys the experience of working with a wide variety of organisations.  Her clients include organisations of all sizes from small grass-roots community groups through to large community organisations, Local Councils, Area Health Services and International charities.  Debbie's clients represent a wide range of service types and target groups including neighbourhood and community centres, children’s services, migrant and multicultural services, community transport, aged, disability, youth, mental health, drug and alcohol, housing and homelessness services, peak bodies and advocacy services.

Debbie is highly professional and committed to every project she undertakes, no matter how big or small, ensuring that she delivers quality outcomes that are tailored to your needs.

Professional History

  • Professional Qualifications

    I have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Arts Hons (Psychology), Diploma of Management, Certificate IV Training and Assessment and I am a qualified mediator and trained Conflict Coach. I am a trained quality assessor, with extensive experience assessing against a number of frameworks including QIC, ASES, HACC Standards and NSW Disability Service Standards.

  • Professional Experience

    I have been providing management consultancy services since 2005 and prior to that had 17 years’ experience in senior management and executive level roles in the not-for-profit sectors in Australia, the UK and Canada, including disability, mental health and aged services. I have over 20 years’ experience developing and presenting workplace training for a wide variety of audiences including volunteers, staff, managers and Boards. I have developed, delivered and assessed accredited training including Certificate IV Front Line Management, Diploma of Management and Diploma of Community Services Management.

  • Professional Expertise

    I have particular expertise in organisational review and development, strategic and business planning, quality management including preparation for accreditation under a number of quality frameworks, project management of mergers and other large-scale projects, conflict management and mediation, tender writing, training, coaching/mentoring and group facilitation.

  • Conference Papers/Articles

    I have presented papers at numerous National conferences over the last 10 years including invitations to present papers on workplace conflict management for health sector employees.

  • Professional Associations

    I am a practitioner member of the Resolution Institute, the professional association for dispute resolvers, and a founding member of the Conflict Coaching Network which now has over 1,350 members globally.

Clients Say

Debbie brings a wealth of sector experience and knowledge to any role she undertakes and quickly defines the requirements of the task at hand. The result is always delivered on time and of a quality that gets straight to the relevance and scope of what is required.

Client 1

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Debbie has expertise in all areas of the merger process, providing reports, project plans and briefing materials as well as demonstrating expertise in chairing and facilitating some tough meetings. Best of all though was Debbie’s intelligent approach in all matters and genuine support for our project.

Client 2

Debbie demonstrated great patience during the conflict coaching sessions to arrive at a positive outcome for a very complicated scenario. She was able to build a quick rapport and was sensitive and responsive in her communication. She was able to listen and ask questions to better understand the issue at hand.

Client 3

With her background in community sector management Debbie has been able to skilfully guide and assist us with a range of management projects, including strategic planning, tender writing, policy development, organisational reviews and community consultations.

Client 4