Meet Our Coaches

Jonathan Yeates

Jonathan is an experienced consultant who has successfully worked on a range of digital, design and change projects across the UK, Australia and the Philippines. Jonathan currently holds the role of Customer Experience Designer at the Nous Group. As a trained user experience designer, Jonathan has worked across the entire design process, from determining the strategic intent, to sketching ideas, building prototypes and implementing final products.

Adrian Carreon

Adrian is an Associate Director with over 12 years of strategy, transformational change, PMO, digital and operational performance improvement experience. He is currently a member of the Victorian leadership team within the KPMG Enterprise Management Consulting practice. He is a senior management professional with a broad range of experience working with small to large, national and multinational organisations.

Penny Choong

Penny is an accomplished business professional with more than 20 years' experience in commercial, project and business process management. Penny worked in diverse professional roles across finance, mining, telecommunications, government, banking & finance, gaming and retail sectors and predominantly in Australia ASX 200 companies, she is well equipped to assist organizations identify, define and implement major business change. Her experience enables her to quickly identify how to achieve successful change, the knowledge to understand any obstacles and work towards removing or mitigate the roadblocks to success.

Elaine Zhang

Passionate about helping Chinese students and young professionals succeed abroad; Active interviewer for MBB and a top US MBA; 2 years' experience in coaching Chinese students to apply for top MBAs and consulting firms; 6 years' marketing director experience in a Chinese state-owned hospitality group.

Lily Ji

Lily has years of experience in Quality Assurance in the Australian food industry with sound knowledge and familiarity of HACCP, SQF, WQA 8, BRC and GMP. She has a Masters Degree in Food Science from the University of Melbourne, and is a professional member at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology. She has extensive experience in a food manufacturing environment with food export knowledge.

Lisa Yan

Lisa has more than a decade’s global experience in HR consulting, project implementation, and a variety of HR generalist and advisory roles. Lisa is now working as an independent consultant serving start up businesses and companies in various industries to tailor their recruitment process, build HR fundamentals, and also ensure that all compliance requirements are met. Aside from her HR consulting and in-house HR experience, Lisa has industry and employment legislation experience within the manufacturing industry, government, and advertising industry.

Belle Wong

Belle has over 30 years’ experience in project management in the IT and banking industries. She has worked as Program Director at ANZ, IBM and Telstra across Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Belle specialises in delivery execution review and project management practices including process improvement, risk mitigation, program schedule, and cost management and recovery.

Albert Kalaja

Albert is an experienced Chief Operating Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Albert possesses a strong business operations background with other skills being Business Development, Business Planning, HR Consulting, Coaching, Executive Search, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pritimay Manna

Pritimay has an MBA and expertise in strategy development, segmentation, marketing analytics and product management with 7 years of experience spanning various parts of the credit cycle in the US. He has been working as a consultant at McKinsey and Company for over 2 years.

Wenjing Luo

Wenjing has 10 year’s experience as a business analyst utilising traditional and agile methodologies. She has worked for Blockchain Tech as a Product Manager and has experience with several large organisations such as Huawei and China Southern Airlines.