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Creating more Diverse and inclusive organisations


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Creating more Diverse and inclusive organisations


 
 

 

 

 

 

To find out more about the services we offer, watch the video below, or see our 'Services' page.

wisdom
 

“In that quiet centre there is perspective and balance and a recognition of what really matters” (Ariana Huffington). 

In creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces, harnessing wisdom is critical. Every day, leaders make decisions that have lasting effects on their organisations and employees. Decisions regarding who to hire, who to make redundant, who to reward, promote, mentor or performance manage... (read more...)

wellbeing
 

In our work with organisations, we find that many people at work say they are 'burnt out'. This phenomenon is not just isolated to the senior employees. 

We have some disconnects that now exist in our world of work. The first is about a good work ethic. This idea is based on concepts like punctuality and putting in extra time and effort to demonstrate your commitment... (read more...)

 

wonder
 

“Wonder is the beginning of Wisdom”, (Socrates). 

How many of us during the course of our busy lives wonder if there is a better way:  a better way to work, a better way to live and a better way to run our organisations? The word ‘wonder’ seems out of place when we are talking about our workplaces because so many of us leave our passions and the things we really care about... (read more...)

 

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Lucinda hewitson


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"our vision is to support every industry and sector in Australia to become more diverse and inclusive so that every organisation enjoys the benefits of diversity and every person gets a fair go"

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Our Team


Our Team


Lucinda Hewitson CEO & Founder Lucinda Hewitson is an industry leader in Diversity & Inclusion, and an Organisational Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience working with companies in Australia and the UK. She is a member on a number of private and government-funded boards.  Lucinda was formerly the Head of HR: Recruitment, Resourcing and Diversity & Inclusion at BAE Systems Australia. She was a finalist for the Sir Ken Robinson ‘Flexibility at Work’ award: AHRI Diversity Awards 2013, and a Finalist in the Telstra Women's Business Awards (2015) Start-up category. She is also the Australian and New Zealand lead on Future Work, supporting organisations to move towards new ways of working.

Lucinda Hewitson
CEO & Founder

Lucinda Hewitson is an industry leader in Diversity & Inclusion, and an Organisational Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience working with companies in Australia and the UK. She is a member on a number of private and government-funded boards. 

Lucinda was formerly the Head of HR: Recruitment, Resourcing and Diversity & Inclusion at BAE Systems Australia. She was a finalist for the Sir Ken Robinson ‘Flexibility at Work’ award: AHRI Diversity Awards 2013, and a Finalist in the Telstra Women's Business Awards (2015) Start-up category. She is also the Australian and New Zealand lead on Future Work, supporting organisations to move towards new ways of working.

Tara Zwaans D&I Manager Tara holds a Masters of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) and a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Psychology.  As D&I Manager at Diversity Inclusion, Tara leads and supports projects designed to promote Diversity and Inclusion, and assists organisations to adopt new ways of working, supported by her knowledge and experience in the human factors domain.  Her skills include facilitation, strategy development, and survey design and analysis. Tara draws on her strong research skills, fostered through her time at Defence Science Technology group, to promote evidence-based practice within her work.

Tara Zwaans
D&I Manager

Tara holds a Masters of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) and a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Psychology. 

As D&I Manager at Diversity Inclusion, Tara leads and supports projects designed to promote Diversity and Inclusion, and assists organisations to adopt new ways of working, supported by her knowledge and experience in the human factors domain. 

Her skills include facilitation, strategy development, and survey design and analysis. Tara draws on her strong research skills, fostered through her time at Defence Science Technology group, to promote evidence-based practice within her work.

Jordan Gabriels  Diversity Consultant Jordan is a PhD/Masters of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) candidate at The University of Adelaide and also holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Psychology. Drawing on his strong research skills he is able to tailor research to meet organisations’ specific needs and objectives, in particular, the development and delivery of tools and training workshops. Jordan’s experience teaching undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics enables him to communicate the complexities of research design and data analysis to a wide range of audiences, as well as promoting evidence-based practice within his work. In his time as a consultant at Diversity Inclusion, Jordan has developed skills in the implementation of modern work practices that enable people to adapt to rapid advances in technology, demographic shifts and changing attitudes to work. 

Jordan Gabriels 

Diversity Consultant

Jordan is a PhD/Masters of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) candidate at The University of Adelaide and also holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Psychology.

Drawing on his strong research skills he is able to tailor research to meet organisations’ specific needs and objectives, in particular, the development and delivery of tools and training workshops. Jordan’s experience teaching undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics enables him to communicate the complexities of research design and data analysis to a wide range of audiences, as well as promoting evidence-based practice within his work.

In his time as a consultant at Diversity Inclusion, Jordan has developed skills in the implementation of modern work practices that enable people to adapt to rapid advances in technology, demographic shifts and changing attitudes to work. 

Pamela Martin BBA, DipPM, Grad.DipMgt, DipFM  Pam Martin brings a high level of expertise to clients in their transition to new workplaces, including Activity Based Working (ABW). Pam has successfully program managed and provided governance support to several corporate real estate projects, including Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's relocation of more than 1000 staff to a new building, in which Activity Based Working is practiced. Pam establishes and effectively manages professional relationships with key external and internal stakeholders to achieve project deliverables, schedules and outcomes. Her experience in developing corporate property strategies, management of workplace accommodation including managing project expenditure and budget, and her ability to seek innovative solutions to complex business challenges make her an integral part of any team delivering change to how an organisation works. 

Pamela Martin

BBA, DipPM, Grad.DipMgt, DipFM 

Pam Martin brings a high level of expertise to clients in their transition to new workplaces, including Activity Based Working (ABW). Pam has successfully program managed and provided governance support to several corporate real estate projects, including Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's relocation of more than 1000 staff to a new building, in which Activity Based Working is practiced.

Pam establishes and effectively manages professional relationships with key external and internal stakeholders to achieve project deliverables, schedules and outcomes. Her experience in developing corporate property strategies, management of workplace accommodation including managing project expenditure and budget, and her ability to seek innovative solutions to complex business challenges make her an integral part of any team delivering change to how an organisation works. 

Steve Milner BSc(Hons) PhD MBA CPPD Steve currently holds the role of Principal Advisor with Inside Infrastructure, who provide advisory services to sectors and industries including education, water, resources, and infrastructure. Steve has supported clients to develop and review their internal processes and teams, and has extensive experience managing projects, including complex and long-term projects to completion. Steve also has experience in workshop facilitation, engaging with employees to develop project and team charters, conduct internal systems reviews, define team objectives, problem-solving, and drawing out lessons learned. Steve is passionate about applying diversity and inclusion to organisations, utilising his skills and global experience to support clients.

Steve Milner

BSc(Hons) PhD MBA CPPD

Steve currently holds the role of Principal Advisor with Inside Infrastructure, who provide advisory services to sectors and industries including education, water, resources, and infrastructure.

Steve has supported clients to develop and review their internal processes and teams, and has extensive experience managing projects, including complex and long-term projects to completion. Steve also has experience in workshop facilitation, engaging with employees to develop project and team charters, conduct internal systems reviews, define team objectives, problem-solving, and drawing out lessons learned.

Steve is passionate about applying diversity and inclusion to organisations, utilising his skills and global experience to support clients.

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