Your Instructors

Susanne Knowles
MEdSt, MOrgPsych, MBA
CEO of the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches
As a Consultant and Executive Coach, Susanne specialises in leadership development, organisational culture, organisation development and organisational effectiveness to support companies achieve their vision and mission. Engagement with and empowerment of staff become part of the solution.

As a Psychologist, Susanne has 20 years’ experience in organisational, counselling and educational settings. She worked in the Education Department as a Senior Guidance Officer and in a Family Relations Centre as a Counsellor to children and adults experiencing trauma, abuse and domestic violence.

As a University Lecturer, Susanne taught MBA students at the Queensland University of Technology (School of Business) and psychology students at Griffith University (School of Applied Psychology). She was also an Auditor with the Australian Universities Quality Agency for a time.

As Deputy Director-General of the Department of Training and Industrial Relations in Queensland, Susanne was responsible for the oversight of TAFE Queensland and Corporate Services for the department.

As Academic Director of the Australian College of Natural Medicine (now Endeavour College) she was responsible for the leadership of over 200 sessional and permanent teaching staff over 5 campuses in 3 states; she managed the re/accreditation of 20 VET programs and 6 degree programs.

Marty Doyle
ICF, PCC

Marty is a qualified and accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and an accredited Executive and Organisational Coach. He has 12 years’ experience as a Coach and 6 years as a Leadership and Organisational Coach working in large corporate organisations. He is also a Keynote Speaker, Workplace Trainer, Facilitator and Author.

Grant Herbert
CEO of People Builders, and The Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence Australasia
He is the founder and CEO of People Builders, and The Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence Australasia, Grant trains and develops coaches, workplace trainers, human resource professionals, corporate and business leaders, to bring out the best in any individual or organisation.

Internationally certified Master Coach and Trainer, he works with senior executive teams to reduce stress and conflict by developing authentic leaders who have a high level of social and emotional intelligence.

As a coach trainer, Grant accredits internal and external coaches in Social and Emotional Intelligence and Extended DISC®. These specialist areas have helped many coaches gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace whilst providing even greater value to their clients and team.

Grant has over 30 years experience in developing leaders in the Defence Force, Corporate and Not For Profit Sectors and in his own businesses. By using the vast experience from his own journey of imperfection, Grant has empowered thousands of people to escape the performance trap, cut themselves some slack, learn from their experiences and enjoy success in being whoever they are called to be in every area of their lives.

Whether it is in the corporate boardroom, the business seminar or the conference venue, Grant inspires in people a desire to change and then shows them how to do so.

As an inspirational speaker and corporate trainer, Grant creates an environment where people make positive changes in the room, rather than just get more information about the problem.

His authentic yet powerful way of coaching and mentoring, guides you through your surface story into the real issues hidden below. This helps you to quickly recognise, reject and replace the unresourceful mindsets and behaviours that are sabotaging your career and personal goals. 

Glenda Waring
Education Manager at the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches
Glenda Waring is the Education Manager at the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches. She has a Bachelor of Social Work and extensive experience in tutoring and lecturing at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology in Management, Communication, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation over the past 24 years. Glenda is passionate about helping students succeed.
Your Instructors
Susanne Knowles
MEdSt, MOrgPsych, MBA
CEO of the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches
As a Consultant and Executive Coach, Susanne specialises in leadership development, organisational culture, organisation development and organisational effectiveness to support companies achieve their vision and mission. Engagement with and empowerment of staff become part of the solution.

As a Psychologist, Susanne has 20 years’ experience in organisational, counselling and educational settings. She worked in the Education Department as a Senior Guidance Officer and in a Family Relations Centre as a Counsellor to children and adults experiencing trauma, abuse and domestic violence.

As a University Lecturer, Susanne taught MBA students at the Queensland University of Technology (School of Business) and psychology students at Griffith University (School of Applied Psychology). She was also an Auditor with the Australian Universities Quality Agency for a time.

As Deputy Director-General of the Department of Training and Industrial Relations in Queensland, Susanne was responsible for the oversight of TAFE Queensland and Corporate Services for the department.

As Academic Director of the Australian College of Natural Medicine (now Endeavour College) she was responsible for the leadership of over 200 sessional and permanent teaching staff over 5 campuses in 3 states; she managed the re/accreditation of 20 VET programs and 6 degree programs.

Marty Doyle
ICF PCC
Marty is a qualified and accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and an accredited Executive and Organisational Coach. He has 12 years’ experience as a Coach and 6 years as a Leadership and Organisational Coach working in large corporate organisations. He is also a Keynote Speaker, Workplace Trainer, Facilitator and Author.
Grant Herbert
CEO of People Builders, and The Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence Australasia
He is the founder and CEO of People Builders, and The Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence Australasia, Grant trains and develops coaches, workplace trainers, human resource professionals, corporate and business leaders, to bring out the best in any individual or organisation.

Internationally certified Master Coach and Trainer, he works with senior executive teams to reduce stress and conflict by developing authentic leaders who have a high level of social and emotional intelligence.

As a coach trainer, Grant accredits internal and external coaches in Social and Emotional Intelligence and Extended DISC®. These specialist areas have helped many coaches gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace whilst providing even greater value to their clients and team.

Grant has over 30 years experience in developing leaders in the Defence Force, Corporate and Not For Profit Sectors and in his own businesses. By using the vast experience from his own journey of imperfection, Grant has empowered thousands of people to escape the performance trap, cut themselves some slack, learn from their experiences and enjoy success in being whoever they are called to be in every area of their lives.

Whether it is in the corporate boardroom, the business seminar or the conference venue, Grant inspires in people a desire to change and then shows them how to do so.

As an inspirational speaker and corporate trainer, Grant creates an environment where people make positive changes in the room, rather than just get more information about the problem.

His authentic yet powerful way of coaching and mentoring, guides you through your surface story into the real issues hidden below. This helps you to quickly recognise, reject and replace the unresourceful mindsets and behaviours that are sabotaging your career and personal goals. 

Glenda Waring
Education Manager at the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches
Glenda Waring is the Education Manager at the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches. She has a Bachelor of Social Work and extensive experience in tutoring and lecturing at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology in Management, Communication, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation over the past 24 years. Glenda is passionate about helping students succeed.
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