Training Providers

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Dr Terence Sheppard
Managing Director – Melbourne

Dr Terry Sheppard is Managing Director of Sheppard Associates a major provider of organisation and leadership development programmes in Australia, Asia and Africa. Terry has more than 25 years’ experience assisting managers all over the world to create more successful organisations. With associate offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong and Johannesburg Sheppard Associates provides business development services to Australian, regional and global clients. Terry founded Sheppard Associates with a vision to create more successful organisations by developing more effective leaders. He holds degrees in economics, psychology and education, is a qualified psychologist, and teaches regularly in executive education programs. His business experience and strong academic background make him a sought after lecturer and seminar leader.

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Andy Smith
Principal Consultant – Melbourne

Principal Consultant, Andy Smith holds a Masters of Professional Education and Training; a current Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training; and is a member of the Australian Facilitators Network, Australian Institute of Training and Development (MAITD), Australian Institute of Management (AIMM) and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AAICD).He has over twenty years’ experience in adult education and training and over fifteen years’ experience in emergency management. Andy established himself as a learning and development consultant in 2006 providing professional learning and development consultancy services to the emergency management and volunteer emergency services industry. 

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Peter Giutronich
Principal Consultant – Sydney

Peter Giutronich is Principal Associate Consultant in Sheppard Associates Sydney office. Peter is a dynamic corporate trainer with 20 years’ experience in the field of personal and professional growth. He is director of his own consulting business which develops cultural change programmes for groups and organisations. An engaging presenter, he focuses on achieving observable and measurable change across the full complement of executive behaviors: effective communication, persuasion and influence, vision and goal setting, team building, performance management, conflict resolution and mediation. Peter’s consultancy work involves mentoring, coaching, and delivering workshops for senior, middle and frontline management. His clients include Australian and international businesses in the resources sector, Government agencies and NGOs.

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Adrian Overholser
Managing Director – Hong Kong

Adrian Overholser is Managing Director of Sheppard Associates’ Hong Kong office. He regularly advises clients on organisation development, leadership, and marketing and sales matters that leverage his 20+ years of broad-based financial services and marketing experience in the U.S., Europe and Asia where he held senior level staff and line positions with Citicorp Investment Management, Citibank, Dutch merchant bank MeesPierson (part of ABN Amro), Fortis Investments and PR agency Golin/Harris.

Since opening Sheppard Associates’ Hong Kong office in 2003, he has been involved in developing and delivering a wide variety of learning and development programmes as well as change management programmes for financial institutions and professional service firms across Asia. He has worked with teams of bankers and lawyers from a broad spectrum of institutions spanning corporate banking, consumer banking, private banking, investment banking, insurance and private law firms. He has delivered programmes in Hong Kong, Cambodia, China, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

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Annette Turner-Duggan
Principal Consultant – Darwin

Annette is Principal Consultant for Sheppard Associates in Darwin. She is director of her own consulting business and has an extensive background in organisation development working particularly with Registered Training Organisations, State Training Authorities, Industry Skills Council and national industry bodies.
Through her work as a facilitator and learning project manager Annette applies current best practice in management, human resources and learning methodologies to develop individuals, teams and organisations.
Annette is an accomplished and engaging facilitator, holds a Bachelor of Training and Development, Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment and has recently completed a Master in Arts (Organisational Communication).

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Roland Munro
Principal Consultant – Johannesburg

Roland Munro is Principal Associate Consultant for Sheppard Associates in Johannesburg, RSA. With more than 17 years consulting experience he is responsible for the management and delivery of Sheppard Associates programmes in Southern and Continental Africa. Roland is director of his own consulting company, which delivers programmes primarily to the Mining Industry in South Africa and Continental Africa. Roland holds a degree in Industrial Psychology and specialises in Experiential Learning and Facilitation.

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