Recent Appointments

Patricia Collocott is currently on assignment through our Gig Executive business as Interim Resident Experience and Community Engagement Director at Bupa Villages and Aged Care

Drawing upon extensive experience in health, having held senior roles in both the public and private sectors, Patricia is currently on assignment through our Gig Executive business at BVAC. The RECE Director has responsibility for the Sales and Marketing team, developing strategies to maintain and increase occupancy across 72 care homes and to support and … Continued

Clare Jennings has been appointed Chief Clinical Governance and Risk Officer at Japara Healthcare

In this position she is responsible for the development and deployment of Japara’s clinical governance framework and risk and innovation programs. Clare is a leader committed to building an environment and system that creates a seamless customer experience and contributes to the needs of the community.  Prior to this appointment Clare held the position of … Continued

Gillian Shedden is the new Executive Director People and Culture at Eastern Health

In this posotion she plays a leading role in the implementation of systems that drive cultural improvements. As such, she is responsible for creating a values-based safe workplace in delivering healthcare excellence, whilst assisting Eastern Health to become a more agile organisation. With particular experience and skill in workplace and employment law, Gill is a … Continued


COVID-19: Open for business with innovation ahead of change

CLIENTS’ MOST REQUESTED SERVICES IN THESE CHALLENGING TIMES: Gig Executive As organisations adjust to a new way of working, the Gig Executive team is deploying highly qualified, credentialed and immediately available leaders that can join your team to deliver in-demand skills such as change management, crisis communications and organisational redesign immediately. Read more. Leadership & Transition … Continued

Mental Health and Wellbeing: the tradeoffs

How do leaders prioritise and build good mental health and wellbeing in a fast-changing environment? The upside is both personally and professionally compelling. Leaders who are mentally well make better decisions, maintain clearer perspective, are more innovative and build fruitful relationships. Organisations with leadership wellbeing strategies reduce health risk factors and stress by up to 56% ​(Ahrens, McCarthy, Almeida, 2011)​.

Executives today need Breathing Space – a mental health and wellbeing program for leaders.

CogNative Advisory, powered by Fisher Leadership, launches an executive mental health and wellbeing program to protect high performance leaders operating in high pressure environments.


IPAA Awards Night Showcases Innovation in the Public Sector

Last week, we were proud to sponsor the IPAA Victoria Leadership in the Public Sector Awards. The ceremony kicked off with a wonderful buzz throughout Deakin Edge at Federation Square. As the sponsor of the Leading Employer Award, Fisher Leadership was thrilled to see so many truly innovative programs, people and organisations celebrated. Now in their 11th year, the Awards have … Continued

Fisher Leadership to take part in the ‘Not in my workplace’ Summit

As the magnitude of workplace sexual harassment comes to light, our collective shame and outrage leaves many leaders asking ‘What can I do differently?’ This is precisely why we hope you will join us at the ‘Not in My Workplace’ inaugural summit on Thursday, 21 February at the MCEC. We have been a proud supporter of the development of … Continued

Deakin University MBA Access for Women Scholarship 2019

Fisher Leadership has this year become one of the first organisations to sponsor the Deakin University MBA Access for Women Scholarship. The Deakin MBA is a contemporary leading MBA option for aspiring managers and future leaders.  Our sponsorship of the Scholarship will be offered to an Australian woman experiencing financial or personal hardship, who is … Continued

Resources & Advice

How to be good at interim interviews

The rise of the gig economy is shifting the way we work and, therefore, the way we interview.

An Interim Role can have a Permanent Impact

People become interim managers because, quite simply, it is a great career!

Tips for interim executive CV writing

An interim CV is quite different from a regular CV. Clients are often looking for candidates who have demonstrated experience in solving similar problems at a similar scale.