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Robert Clover

Corporate trainer
Robert is a highly regarded corporate trainer who is committed to helping individuals and organisations to reach their full potential.

Robert’s enthusiastic and energetic style enables him to relate easily and effectively on all levels in the workplace.
His instructional design capability is much sought after by many organisations.
Through his experience as a Senior HR Manager with an international company plus his demonstrated entrepreneurial skills, along with many years as a Mayor and Councillor in Local Government, Robert understands the corporate world and uses this knowledge to empower seminar participants to process issues and apply the key learning concepts to their own situations.

With his warm communication skills and ability to motivate and inspire a broad range of people, Robert is a proven consultant who produces the outcomes you need.
Robert has worked extensively in the following areas:
  • Resilience
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Professional Writing Skills
  • Time and Stress Management
  • Presenting an appropriate image
  • Customer Service
  • Effective Meeting Procedures
  • Train the Trainers
  • Team Building
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Effective Presentations
  • Leadership
  • Transition to Leader
  • Problem Solving & Influencing Skills
  • Continuous Improvement

Client Base: Frankston City Council, Maroondah City Council, Dept of Fire & Emergency Services WA, Hobson’s Bay City Council, Boroondara City Council, City of Port Phillip, Bovis, Lend Lease, Hepburn Shire, City of Bunbury, Law Institute of Victoria, Wyndham City Council, Whitehorse City Council.

Renee Rohde

LGIS, Manager – Workcare Services
LGIS is a not-for-profit industry based self-insurance scheme owned by over 130 Western Australian Local Governments. The scheme incorporates protection for property, civil liability exposures, volunteer fire fighters and worker's compensation, and is a superior alternative to what is made available by the traditional insurance market.
Rene has a Bachelor degree in Exercise and Sports Science, a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion and her Master’s in Public Health.

Renee’s role as a Manager of Workcare Services at LGIS has her overseeing LGIS’s people risk programs, including the health and wellbeing program, injury prevention and injury management services, and the Human Resources risk management services.

Renee and her team work collaboratively to provide support, advise and services to assist Local Government’s with the prevention of physical and psychosocial injuries, or in the unfortunate event of an injury occurring, helping the member get the injured worker back to work as quickly and safety as possible.

Joanne Eggleston

LGIS HR Risk Consultant
Over a lengthy career of 25 years, Joanne has supported diverse individual and organisational clients to achieve the objectives of transforming workplace practices, cultures and behaviours. Joanne holds a Master in Organisational Psychology and is trained in advanced mediation skills.
Joanne is also an accredited practitioner of LSI/GSI as well as BarOn and EIQ emotional intelligence assessment tools.

Joanne’s role as a HR Risk Consultant at LGIS involves the provision of assessment and development services in conflict resolution, communication and teamwork; providing guidance on performance matters; advising leaders and managers on HR policies and procedures, change management and organisational development; running culture and climate surveys and providing advice on systems, people and process issues.

Gretchen Lumsden R.N. Dip. Educ.

Institute of Weight and Life management
Gretchen has 30 years experience in the health industry, her sessions are entertaining, lively and packed with powerful information to save lives and ensure a healthy workforce.
Since healthy workers are productive workers, Gretchen’s sessions are essential now when we are required to work harder and be more productive. Gretchen is in demand across Australia achieving remarkable health and lifestyle behaviour changes for executives, managerial staff and operational staff.

Gretchen has a unique and very natural style of presentation, which immediately captures the attention of her audience. Her knowledge of the subject is clearly that of a specialist and together with her skill as a presenter, results in a most professional presentation.

Conference Convener

Please contact Jude Newberry at ObscureLGSAEmail or on 0414 996 431 for information about the Conference.
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