Recent Appointments

Anna Urban has been appointed as the new Principal at St John’s College Preston

Anna has worked in education for 22 years across the independent and state school sectors, including nine years as a Principal within the state government sector. Anna has worked in a variety of provisions including alternative, specialist and mainstream schools.  Before joining St John’s College Preston, Anna was the Principal of Charles La Trobe College … Continued

Justin Walsh is the successful candidate for the Principal role at Andale School

Since 2004 until joining Andale, Justin was engaged with Southern Autistic School as Assistant Principal. Most recently Justin has conducted a 6 monthly and 12 monthly reviews of the School’s Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) and was involved in the process of organising the school’s 12 monthly AIP review. Justin has also been taking the lead … Continued

Natalie McLennan is the successful candidate for the Head of Campus role at Woodleigh School

Natalie has established an exceptional educational career, developing her leadership capability at her latest position of Head of Greenways Campus at Mentone Grammar School.  Natalie originally joined Mentone Grammar in 2006 teaching Visual Arts, Studio Art and Visual Communication Design in middle and senior years.  During this period Natalie introduced a Year 10 Photography and … Continued


The power of positive stories

COVID-19 silver linings… As we flip the switch from surviving COVID-19 to reimagining a world of work in which we all thrive, we thought it would be a good idea to start gathering and sharing positive stories that result from our current circumstances. In order to do so, we need your help. So, if you … Continued

Managing your international recruitment through COVID-19

Written by Kirsten Henderson, Associate Partner, New Zealand Our clients are having to come up with creative solutions to manage international appointments at this time due to the current border restrictions. What happens when clients have executive appointments and contracts signed? Do we reassess the start date or consider onboarding remotely? What does best practice … Continued

Who’s missing from your leadership table?

At Fisher Leadership, we’ve been connecting on-demand, executive talent with future-facing organisations for nearly a decade. What was traditionally called ‘interim’ and understood as ‘gap-filling’ is now a competitive solution bringing bringing critical skills to the table at pace. Our framework is ‘Right talent. Right table. Right time.’ We have the following Gig Executives ready … Continued


Mental Health & Wellbeing during COVID-19

As we begin talking about recovery, it’s time to first recharge our mental and physical health. Mental Health and Resilience | 14 May 2020, 12pm – 1pm To register for the upcoming event, please visit: The panel will run from 12–1pm with an opening keynote on mental health from Gabriel Edwards, followed by a … Continued

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

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.