Our Team

As human-centred design practitioners, we incorporate rigorous research and evidence-based best practice at the core of everything we do. We craft our methodologies with you the client at the centre, in order to understand, empathise and uncover the most ideal solution for your needs.

We can help you and your organisation remain contemporary, build confidence to try new things, and create sustainable, high-quality outcomes for your clients and staff.

Fyusion is able to draw upon a flexible pool of consultants across Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

For a full list of consultants, please contact us at enquiries@fyusion.com.au

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Lisa Koch

Managing Director

Lisa has over 15 years’ experience in the area of organisational development and procurement, particularly in the government sector. Fyusion’s focus on People, Systems & Processes embodies Lisa’s distinctive vision and she is passionate about helping her clients succeed.

Her outstanding ability to relate to and understand her clients’ needs, coupled with her strategic vision and practical application of business solutions, has resulted in a remarkable 97% return business rate and ensured Fyusion’s growth and success.

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Prior to establishing Fyusion, Lisa ran and managed the consulting practice Business & Procurement Consulting, as part of the NSW Department of Commerce. She has also worked at the Australian Expert Group in Industry Studies, ran the consultancy group of a small management consultancy practice in Melbourne, and lectured and tutored at both Monash and Melbourne Universities in the discipline of Sociology.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Commerce) focusing on Knowledge Management in the Public Sector (current), UTS
  • BA (Hons) Industrial Sociology and Psychology, Monash University
  • DiSC Behavioural Profile Administrator, Integro Learning
  • Human Synergistics LSI, GSI and OCI tools
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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Julie Kleinman

Principal Consultant

Julie is an experienced, senior people and business practitioner, having spent over 30 years in the Commonwealth public sector between direct business roles, and supporting senior executives meet their HR needs. This experience enables Julie to help organisations improve how they operate and translate HR policies and approaches into practical and innovative solutions for business teams.

Julie’s strong analytical and consulting abilities allow her to develop insightful and practical recommendations for her clients.

Julie has developed expertise in managing the consequences of restructures and process reforms and has extensive experience in reviewing and developing internal documents such as policies, frameworks and standard operating procedures.

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Julie’s experience has included:

  • Developing a project and change management framework for the Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Developing a business plan for VicTrack's Health, Safety and Environment function
  • Developing the operational model for the Corporate and Cultural Shared Services Centre, within the National Museum of Australia
  • Designing processes, roles and an implementation strategy for a new Heritage Management System for the (former) NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Reviewing and redesigning of the IT function's structure for the Sydney Olympic Park Authority
  • Reviewing, redesigning and implementing a new organisational-wide structure for the National Museum of Australia
  • Organisational redesign of the Compliance and frontline Service Delivery functions of the Australian Taxation Office
  • Reviewing, redesigning and implementing a new Collections and Content Division for the National Museum of Australia
  • Reviewing and redesigning the Executive structure for the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART)
  • Reviewing and redesigning the Training Package Development Evaluation and Implementation process, for COAG and the Australian Industry Skills Committee

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Executive Master of Public Administration, at the Australian National University
  • Certified Human Resource Practitioner (postgraduate level) – high distinction
  • Bachelor of Business, Major in Human Resource Management, Minor in Information Systems, at Edith Cowan University
  • Diploma of Business, Frontline Management, at Goulburn Ovens TAFE
  • Principles of Lean Thinking (aligned to Lean Black Belt), at the University of SA

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Dr Gillian McAllister

Principal Consultant

Gillian is a specialist in change management and organisational development with a PhD in organisation studies. Her thesis focused on change management in professional services firms and examined the management capabilities required by firms to implement programs of change.

Over the past 15 years, Gillian has conducted a number of significant specialised projects for clients including The State Library of NSW, AEGIS Research Centre, The Australian Institute for Gambling Research, the Australian Law Reform Commission, the Centre for Legal Process and the Civil Justice Research Centre.

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Gillian is a specialist researcher with extensive experience in stakeholder research, including in-depth interviews, focus groups and the facilitation of consultation sessions with stakeholders.

Gillian also actively participates in the research profession and recently presented a paper at the Association of Qualitative Research Conference in August 2011 entitled, ‘Managing a public research library in the age of Google: qualitative research as an enabler of strategic organisational change.’

Earlier in her career, Gillian worked as a lawyer within the NSW public sector and as in-house counsel for a telecommunications organisation.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Commerce) in Organisation Studies, University of Western Sydney
  • Masters of Policy Studies, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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Anne Meathrel

Senior Consultant

Anne is a specialist practitioner in leadership development, organisational change, workplace health and safety and human resources. Anne has many years of experience working in a large Commonwealth agency in the areas of instructional design, facilitation and training, project management and stakeholder management.

Anne has experience in organisational design and an ability to conduct detailed assurance in collaboration with her clients.

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Anne’s experience has included:

  • Developing a project and change management framework for the Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Reviewing and redesigning the IT function's structure for the Sydney Olympic Park Authority
  • Developing the operational model for the Corporate and Cultural Shared Services Centre, within the National Museum of Australia
  • Reviewing and redesigning the Training Package Development Evaluation and Implementation process, for COAG and the Australian Industry Skills Committee
  • Designing processes, roles and an implementation strategy for a new Heritage Management System, for the (former) NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Reviewing, redesigning and implementing a new Collections and Content Division for the National Museum of Australia
  • Designing a change framework and new systems and processes for the IT Division of the University of Technology Sydney
  • Evaluation of Post Fire Research for the NSW Rural Fire Service

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), at the University of Wollongong
  • Master of Arts (Sociology) at the University of Sydney
  • Certified HR Practitioner (CAHR, Australian Institute of Human Resources)
  • Diploma of Government (Management), Bayley & Associates