ALCHEMY TEAM

 

WE ARE A TEAM OF ALCHEMISTS.

COMPLEMENTARY BACKGROUNDS COMBINE WITH A SHARED BELIEF THAT EVERYONE DESERVES A FULFILLING CAREER.

CHRISTOPHER PATERSON     managing director

COACH | FACILITATOR | PRESENTER

Christopher is a founding partner of ALCHEMY and is passionate about helping people to achieve extraordinary things in their life and career.

Christopher has worked in Human Resources Consulting and Coaching in Australian, European, US and Asian markets. With a background in business psychology, Christopher specialises in behaviour change on an individual and organisational level.

Christopher manages ALCHEMY's operations and takes the lead on our Wellness@Work solution®.

BA Psychology, PG DIP Organisation Psychology

Professional studies in neuroleadership, strategy, wellness, psychometric assessment, coaching and leadership communication.

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PHILIPPA FLOWERDAY    partner COACH | FACILITATOR | PRESENTER Philippa has a passion for helping others to identify and maximise their potential. An accomplished relationship manager, Philippa enjoys developing deep connections with her clients and understanding their business drivers. Philippa‘s background includes coaching, career management, talent management, recruitment and leadership development in Australia and New Zealand. Philippa manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and takes the lead on our Life Options solution. BA Organisational Psychology [Honours] Professional studies and accreditation in Lominger Leadership Architect , Voices and Choices, DDI Targeted Selection, psychometric profiling and wellness. VISIT PHILIPPA'S LINKEDIN PROFILE

PHILIPPA FLOWERDAY    partner

COACH | FACILITATOR | PRESENTER

Philippa has a passion for helping others to identify and maximise their potential. An accomplished relationship manager, Philippa enjoys developing deep connections with her clients and understanding their business drivers.

Philippa‘s background includes coaching, career management, talent management, recruitment and leadership development in Australia and New Zealand.

Philippa manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and takes the lead on our Life Options solution.

BA Organisational Psychology [Honours]

Professional studies and accreditation in Lominger Leadership Architect , Voices and Choices, DDI Targeted Selection, psychometric profiling and wellness.

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CHRIS SIMPSON partner

COACH | FACILITATOR | PRESENTER

Chris is a highly experienced business coach who has worked with senior leadership teams across a range of industries for more than 20 years with particular emphasis on team development, emerging talent and change management and has coached senior executives ranging from Managing Directors of small to medium sized organisations to first appointment managers.   


Chris’ belief is that the world of work is changing so rapidly that it is increasingly advantageous to have someone who is always on your side – YOUR COACH .

Chris manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and takes the lead on our group coaching solution.

Bachelor of Commerce, Post Graduate qualifications in Counselling

Professional studies in coaching, organisational design, team profiling, career management and leadership development and wellness.

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KAREN DOUGLAS    associate GOVERNMENT SECTOR | COACH |FACILITATOR Coach and Project Manager in HR, Career Management, Talent Management and Recruitment. Karen has a professional services background, with significant experience working with clients in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Karen’s approach draws on coaching, counselling and training. Her goal is to help people through change and achieve the best possible career and life outcomes. Karen also has a track record of managing national organisation wide HR projects. Karen manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio, predominantly in the government sector and delivers coaching and workshop solutions. BA Psychology; CDAA Membership. Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, workplace training and assessment, advanced facilitation, grief and loss, mindfulness and meditation. VISIT KAREN'S LINKEDIN PROFILE

KAREN DOUGLAS    associate

GOVERNMENT SECTOR | COACH |FACILITATOR

Coach and Project Manager in HR, Career Management, Talent Management and Recruitment. Karen has a professional services background, with significant experience working with clients in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Karen’s approach draws on coaching, counselling and training. Her goal is to help people through change and achieve the best possible career and life outcomes. Karen also has a track record of managing national organisation wide HR projects.

Karen manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio, predominantly in the government sector and delivers coaching and workshop solutions.

BA Psychology; CDAA Membership.

Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, workplace training and assessment, advanced facilitation, grief and loss, mindfulness and meditation.

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PETER BLACK    associate COACH |FACILITATOR | PRESENTER Peter is a Chartered Accountant and worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 26 years before commencing a portfolio career which includes 5 years with global career transition company DBM as an Executive Coach and 7 years as a Group Chair of SME CEO’s with The Executive Connection (TEC).   Peter is an active presenter and social media commentator on change, leadership, mature age workers, retirement and technology as well as being a Brand Ambassador with Lenovo and an active social media commentator. Peter manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and delivers executive level coaching and leadership facilitation solutions. B.Com (Accounting, Management), Graduate Certificate Financial Planning Professional studies and accreditations in Extended DISC,  HBDI, Hogan Assessments, Lominger Leadership Architect, MBTI and as a Certified Retirement Coach VISIT PETER'S LINKEDIN PROFILE

PETER BLACK    associate

COACH |FACILITATOR | PRESENTER

Peter is a Chartered Accountant and worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 26 years before commencing a portfolio career which includes 5 years with global career transition company DBM as an Executive Coach and 7 years as a Group Chair of SME CEO’s with The Executive Connection (TEC).  

Peter is an active presenter and social media commentator on change, leadership, mature age workers, retirement and technology as well as being a Brand Ambassador with Lenovo and an active social media commentator.

Peter manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and delivers executive level coaching and leadership facilitation solutions.

B.Com (Accounting, Management), Graduate Certificate Financial Planning

Professional studies and accreditations in Extended DISC,  HBDI, Hogan Assessments, Lominger Leadership Architect, MBTI and as a Certified Retirement Coach

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ALLEN WISEMAN    associate COACH |FACILITATOR Allen is an a pragmatic and commercially driven professional with over 30 years’ experience in executive HR . His approach is grounded in the belief that people are at the center of all business investment and this has been applied in Australia, South East Asia and India. Professionalism, knowledge of Human Resources and authentic coaching skills make Allen a highly credible asset to the success of any project. Allen manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and delivers career coaching and executive leadership programs. BBus; Diploma of Education; MBus Human Resources. Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, leadership, facilitation, talent management and indutrial relations.  VISIT ALLEN'S LINKEDIN PROFILE

ALLEN WISEMAN    associate

COACH |FACILITATOR

Allen is an a pragmatic and commercially driven professional with over 30 years’ experience in executive HR .

His approach is grounded in the belief that people are at the center of all business investment and this has been applied in Australia, South East Asia and India.

Professionalism, knowledge of Human Resources and authentic coaching skills make Allen a highly credible asset to the success of any project.

Allen manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio and delivers career coaching and executive leadership programs.

BBus; Diploma of Education; MBus Human Resources.

Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, leadership, facilitation, talent management and indutrial relations. 

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ALISON SKATE    associate EXECUTIVE COACH |FACILITATOR Human Performance Specialist with experience in the field of workplace psychology and coaching.  Alison's diverse career began as a Psychologist in the Australian Army where she gained in depth experience in personnel assessment, counselling, workplace coaching, training, research and leadership. Alison has worked with the Special Air Service [SAS] Regiment on accelerated learning and performance and coached key personnel in international corporations, government organisations, and growing enterprises.  Alison manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio; delivers coaching solutions and takes the lead on our relationship with the Workplace Mental Heath Institute [WMHI]. BPsych, Organisational Psych; Masters of Organisational Psychology. Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, NLP, CBT, SFT, Narrative therapy, energy awareness, and wellness. VISIT ALISON'S LINKEDIN PROFILE CLICK HERE FOR ALISON'S TESTIMONIALS

ALISON SKATE    associate

EXECUTIVE COACH |FACILITATOR

Human Performance Specialist with experience in the field of workplace psychology and coaching.  Alison's diverse career began as a Psychologist in the Australian Army where she gained in depth experience in personnel assessment, counselling, workplace coaching, training, research and leadership.

Alison has worked with the Special Air Service [SAS] Regiment on accelerated learning and performance and coached key personnel in international corporations, government organisations, and growing enterprises. 

Alison manages an ALCHEMY account portfolio; delivers coaching solutions and takes the lead on our relationship with the Workplace Mental Heath Institute [WMHI].

BPsych, Organisational Psych; Masters of Organisational Psychology.

Professional studies and accreditation in coaching, NLP, CBT, SFT, Narrative therapy, energy awareness, and wellness.

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LORRAINE SEMBRANO    project manager Lorraine is a project manager with a passion for customer service who works with ALCHEMY clients and account in multiple countries and time zones. Lorraine has a background in professional and financial services with specific experience in Human Resources. Lorraine manages ALCHEMY projects across all three practices and leads the business administration function. In this capacity, Lorraine manages the workflow of all ALCHEMY projects and reporting. BBA, Office Management. Professional studies include project management, CRM, office administration, financial reporting, relationship management, social media and wellness. VISIT LORRAINE'S LINKEDIN PROFILE

LORRAINE SEMBRANO    project manager

Lorraine is a project manager with a passion for customer service who works with ALCHEMY clients and account in multiple countries and time zones.

Lorraine has a background in professional and financial services with specific experience in Human Resources.

Lorraine manages ALCHEMY projects across all three practices and leads the business administration function. In this capacity, Lorraine manages the workflow of all ALCHEMY projects and reporting.

BBA, Office Management.

Professional studies include project management, CRM, office administration, financial reporting, relationship management, social media and wellness.

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