About us

Tactician started 6 years ago. Our goal has always been to do the people stuff differently – training that gives people skills they can put into practice straight away; HR that takes into account that you have a business to run; coaching that’s there when you need it – that sort of thing.

The name ‘Tactician’ came from the yacht racing world – the tactician on a yacht is right by the skipper‘s side, advising on the tactics needed to win the race. They help the skipper successfully execute the long-term race strategy – we reckoned lots of people in business could do with their own tactician.

Over the years, we’ve become known and respected for our honest and direct guidance and our pragmatic approach. They’re the basis of all we do. We challenge you, but if you’ve got the guts, working with us is the catalyst for lasting change.

Finally, we should probably mention the animals.  We often get asked, “what’s with the animals?”. There are lots of answers (it’s a long story), but let’s just say they’re quirky, a bit different, and very engaging. Like us.

All of our Tacticians are business people themselves – they’ve run their own businesses and been leaders in large organisations – so they really understand the challenges our clients face.

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Our Directors

DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
During his 30-year career, Rod became renowned for the breadth of his expertise in culture leadership and communication. He has a particular passion for others to be gutsy. Learn more…
DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
Throughout her career, Emma has made her mark on almost every role within the human resources function and worked as a consultant across multiple industries. Learn more...
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With over 20 years in the industry, Luke is an experienced HR/L&D professional with a passion and interest for ongoing learning that has taken him all around the globe. He now leads the Tactician team. Read more...

Meet our team

EXECUTIVE TACTICIAN
With over 15 years’ experience in organisational design, development and culture, Julie is passionate about supporting our clients to achieve sustainable organisational & cultural change.
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Delivering our programs in beautiful WA, Ash devotes his time to coaching, challenging and supporting leaders in their quest for excellence.
EXECUTIVE TACTICIAN
Harnessing her experience in senior roles and a top tier legal background, Madeleine helps smart, successful but stressed out people find focus, perspective and success - without sacrificing anything that matters.
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A highly motivated, accredited and experienced HR and L&D professional, Jen brings energy, honesty and fun when delivering our programs in sunny QLD.
OPERATIONS MANAGER
With a corporate background in administration and HR roles spanning two decades, Nicole works behind the scenes to support the Tactician team in delivering our programs.

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