J&G
Your Organisation. Improved.
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About

We enable change. Simple.

Experienced, flexible and all about you.

Founded in 2013 and operating out of Brisbane, J&G Consulting are a boutique, business improvement consultancy that helps Boards, CEO's and executive leaders of medium to large enterprises to drive significant change in their business strategy, organisational design and human behaviour. 

We hold deep sector expertise in education, health, government, NFP and faith-based environments and focus on shifts in organisational, team and individual performance. Our services include:

  • Governance & performance
  • Organisational reviews & redesign
  • Enterprise & workforce strategy
  • Organisational design & restructures
  • Transformation & change
  • Building workplace resilience
  • Executive development & search
 

We're here to help.

For a confidential discussion about how we can help with your organisational change, contact us today.

➤ HEAD OFFICE

Cnr Jane Street & Riverside Dr.
Brisbane, QLD 4101

☎ CONTACT

hello@johnstongoldsmith.com.au
+61 73844 0124


 

We drive change.

Playing your strengths and leveraging opportunities are critical undertakings in organisational improvement.

Our aim is to enable your evolution.

  • Strategies & Plans
  • Governance Frameworks
  • Service Delivery Models
  • Structures and role design
  • Business Processes 
  • Policies
  • Capability & capacity
  • Culture & climate
  • Change & Communication

Partner with Pro's.

Boards and Executives engage us as trusted advisors as they seek to apply contemporary business ideas in complex settings.

Always deal with consummate professionals.

  • Registered Psychologists
  • HR practitioners
  • Behavioural and social scientists
  • Marketing specialists
  • Board members
  • Business Strategists
  • Data analysts
  • Executive coaches
  • Well-networked and respected leaders

And, we have heart.

Known and trusted for our personable and real-world approach, we offer a level of service that the big firms just cannot compete with.

Personably powering change. For good.

  • We take the time to understand unique circumstances
  • We are emotionally honest, flexible and authentic in our work
  • We deliver on time and on budget
  • We partner and form authentic, long-lasting relationships
  • We work with those who wish to make a positive difference
  • We are an independent, privately owned, Australian company
  • We offer personal and bespoke service levels
  • We live to inspire and empower change
  • We innovate for your context so that the change you select is the one that sticks

 

Your consultants.

Bringing our core philosophy to every engagement, our interest is in helping you diagnose and respond to organisational challenges expertly and promptly.

 
 
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MANAGING DIRECTOR

Fleur Johnston

Co-Founder and Managing Director of J&G, Fleur Johnston has more than 20 years' experience helping executive leaders of large organisations navigate organisational performance improvements.

With a background in human psychology, Fleur is a highly accomplished Organisational Development and Strategic HR strategist, specialising in large scale business and cultural change.

Her knowledge and expertise in human psychology and program management is complimented by her high level of business acumen. Fleur's ability to develop interventions that improve employee engagement and organisational performance are highly regarded. She is also a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI) and holds a BA (Psych) from the University of Queensland. 

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
BA (Psych)

Expertise

  • Business strategy and service delivery improvement
  • Program and project management
  • Organisational design and development
  • Executive coaching
  • Change management
  • Strategic workforce planning

Memberships

  • Institute of Company Directors (GSICD)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI)
 
 

 
 
 
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PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Mike Hennessy

  • Experienced Project and Client Relationship Manager
  • Strategic and creative problem-solver
  • Collaborator and solution co-designer

Mike Hennessy is a Consultant, Facilitator and registered Psychologist with experience in the public, private & not for profit sectors. 

Mike's consulting experience encompasses management of the project life-cycle from project scoping and exploration through to delivery and evaluation for diverse clients both large and small. Mike has designed and delivered initiatives to support clients with their strategic organisation design, reward strategy, leadership assessment & development, classification structure design, job evaluation, learning & development and psychometric assessment needs

Education

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Master (Org. Psych)

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Bachelor of Psychological Science

TAFE QUEENSLAND
Certificate IV (Disability Services) 

Expertise

  • End-to-end project management, including management of collaborative, multi-disciplinary project teams drawing on a combination of client resources and Consultant resources
  • Workshop, focus group and training facilitation with stakeholders ranging from executives to frontline employees
  • HR strategy development and translation of organisation strategy and mission into tactical and operational plans
  • Design thinking and co-design of solutions to complex problems, keeping the needs of the customer at the heart of the process
  • Proactive engagement with diverse stakeholder groups throughout periods of significant change
 
 

 
 
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Consulting Psychologist

Meg Hooper

Meg Hooper has over 15 years experience in consulting and has delivered solutions covering the full employee lifecycle. Over the past 5 years, Meg's focus has been on building change management capability and leadership within organisations.  She has coached managers on increasing their personal effectiveness through improving communication and change management capability.

As a registered psychologist with a PhD in organisational psychology, Meg is well placed to understand human behaviour and design pragmatic solutions accordingly.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
PhD (Organisational Psychology), School of psychology

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Bachelor of Arts (Honours in the field of psychology)

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science (major in Science, Technology and Society)

 

Accreditation

  • National registration to practice as a psychologist (previously registered to practice in the state of Queensland).
  • Certification - Managing Successful Programs Foundation (MSP) (2009)
  • Accredited practitioner of the Prosci Change Management Methodology as well as “train the trainer”
  • Network member of Full Range Leadership Model (FRLM) products: MLQ360, MLQ Coaching, and ODQ leadership culture
  • Big Five psychometric assessment material through CentACS. Specifically: Workplace Big Five Profile and NEO-PI-R
  • MSCEIT (Mayer, Salovey and Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test)
  • SHL product suite
  • Onetest product suite
  • Pearson product suite
  • ACER products for psychometric assessment

Memberships

  • Associate Member of Australia Psychological Society
  • Member of Women in Technology (WiT) Brisbane Chapter
  • Network member of the Change Management Institute
 

 
 
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SENIOR CONSULTANT

Caron Yep

As a qualified and experienced Organisational DevelopmentProfessional, Caron has an extensive background working for large global companies both in Australia and in the UK across a broad range of industries including Mining, Retail and Investment banking, Recruitment, Management Consulting and Technology.

Caron’s applies her knowledge in organisational psychology, emotional intelligence, human resource management, change leadership, applied neuroscience and systems thinking, to develop solutions and utilises a variety of learning and development tools and methodologies to get results and increase performance.

With skills in leadership development and coaching, program management, facilitation, training design, delivery and evaluation and organisation culture and employee engagement, Caron can provide expertise and consultancy services to design and deliver high quality cultural and capability programs that make a real impact.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY, CHRISTCHURCH, NZ
Master of Science in Organisational Psychology (First Class Honours)

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, DUNEDIN, NZ
Post Graduate Diploma in Science in Psychology (Distinction)

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, DUNEDIN, NZ
Bachelor of Science (Physiology)

Qualifications & Accreditation

    • Qualified in Hogan
      Development Survey
    • Advanced Presentation Skills
    • Think on your feet’ (Horizon Training)
    • Executive Coaching training (PDI)
    • Behavioural based interviewing (DDI)
    • Performance Consulting
    • Various in-house Leadership
      and Management Skills Courses
    • Exposure and understanding of
      OPQ, DISC and Myers Briggs

    Expertise

    • Leadership development programs
    • Organisational Development initiatives
    • Inclusion and diversity
    • Coaching for individuals, leaders & teams
    • Talent identification
     
     
     
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    SENIOR CONSULTANT

    Allison Petersen

    Allison Petersen is a skilled and approachable people and culture specialist, with over 15 years’ experience in HR, organisational development and change management.

    With senior-level experience across all facets of the employee life-cycle, Allison is a confident and creative consultant focused on delivering sustainable, long-term solutions for our clients.  Thriving on analysis and problem solving.  Allison works closely with business leaders to drive successful change and align workforce strategy with organisational strategy.

     

    Education

    CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY
    Graduate Certificate in Organisational Communication

    DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
    Project Management

    QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY
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    Bachelor of Business (HRM)

    Accreditation

    • Leadership Coaching & Development
    • Organisational Development
    • Change Management
    • Strategic HR
    • Remuneration and Benefits
    • Performance Management
    • Management Consulting
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Internal communication

    Memberships

    • Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI)
     

     
     

    Marketing & Communications Specialist

    Shane O'Brien

    Shane O'Brien is a marketing and communications professional with over 12 years experience creating and directing high impact content for major brands across both Australian and international markets (UK, NZ, Europe and Asia).

    Shane combines his expertise in design with his talent in the creation of internal and external communications campaign design to support our clients to deliver something exceptional every time. From reports to video case studies, journey maps to strategic plans, Shane bring a unique perspective to the role of mar comms to employer branding and cultural development.

    Shane is passionately interested in how communication supports successful change in behaviour, in organisations and in the world.

    Shane holds a wealth of expertise in both B2B and B2C sectors, with a focus on:

    • Marketing and content strategy
    • Corporate brand management and identity design
    • Cultural development
    • Employer branding
    • Fostering strategic partner relationships
    • Lead/revenue generation campaigns
    • Public relations and social media voice
    • Internal and external communications
    • Journey maps
    • Strategic plan design
    • Administration and marketing process architecture
    • Social media content production
     
     

     
     

    OFFICE MANAGER

    Rachel Petryszyn

    Rachel Petryszyn is a senior administrator with over 15 years of experience.

    Before joining Johnston & Goldsmith, Rachel worked across a range of industries, some of which include; the mining sector as a Project Administrator, the hotel industry as a Legal Secretary and Office Manager through to marketing and sales within the real estate sector.

     

     

    Our Broader Impact.

    In the Community. Johnston & Goldsmith consultants view our opportunity to work with industry clients as a significant privilege – one which affords us the capacity to give back to those less fortunate. In addition to volunteering our services and our time to take action, each year we donate part of our revenue to charities chosen by the team. To date, we’ve been grateful for the opportunity and proud to support:

    • Anglicare – Home Away from Homelessness
    • Australia’s CEO Challenge – workplace partners against domestic violence
    • Brisbane Youth Service – FebFast
    • Canteen
    • Care Australia
    • CARITAS
    • Guide Dogs Australia
    • Mercy Foundation
    • Movember
    • Salvation Army

     
    For the Environment.
     Johnston & Goldsmith limit the impact our business has on the environment by actively seeking ways to reduce our resource use and to minimise and prevent adverse environmental impacts of our work. We seek to reduce our footprint through mindful accommodation decisions, carbon neutral air-travel, recycling and participation in activities which support the recovery and repair of our natural systems.

    In the Workplace. As specialists in organisational performance, we know that healthy and safe workplaces which inspire our team’s best contributions, and the attainment of their higher purpose, are fundamental to our business. Johnston & Goldsmith live and breathe workplace flexibility, family friendly practices and generous reward for effort.