Andrea Kenny

About Andrea

Andrea has an extensive background working across a diverse range of industries in the public and private sectors. Her experience across many diverse contexts, has given her insights to be able to adapt her approach to suit both the needs of the participants and the outcomes which need to be achieved. Andrea is passionate about assisting people to fulfil their potential. She engages and inspires participants with confidence when she facilitates and always seeks to illustrate the practical application of theory to ensure that participants leave training with a variety of skills and tools that are immediately applicable to their job roles and their organisations. She always seeks to create a relaxed and non-judgemental atmosphere in her workshops to facilitate an environment of trust and security to ensure a robust dialogue which is sensitive to the participants in the room.

Her experience in training and development includes numerous training needs analyses, design and delivery of tailored programs, ongoing organisational consulting and development. She has extensive experience facilitating accredited and non-accredited courses.

Andrea has also worked as an Executive Coach to assist leaders to focus improvement efforts, gain support from stakeholders, take action on the best ways to make progress, uncover their potential, transform tough situations and sustain positive behaviour change.



  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Human Movement Studies (Education)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Constable of Police- Academic Dux Award
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in WHS
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution – LEADR
  • Certificate in Executive Coaching
  • Certificate IV Fitness
  • Apply Initial Response First Aid
  • Executive Coaching

  • Certificate IV Reflexology
  • Aged Care Training
  • BMA and Generic Induction – Coal Surface Extraction
  • Qld Coal Mining Legislation (Mine Safety Institute of Australia)
  • Site Safety Health representative (formerly S1, S2, S3)
  • Working at Heights
  • QLD Coal Mining Legislation
  • Underground Coal Mining


  • TMS (Team Management Systems) Strategic Team Development Profile
  • DISC Personality Preferences
  • Genos EI Model of Emotional Intelligence

"I never lose, I either win or learn."



Consulting on training requirements

Coaching services to support training or separately

Development and delivery of customised training programs

Industry Sector Experience

  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Administration and Support Services
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Arts and Recreation Services
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Business Coaching
  • Construction; Education and Training

  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water and Waste
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Government
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Media and Telecommunications

  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Mining
  • Non-Profit Organisations
  • Professional and Technical Services
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Public Sector
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

  • Retail Trade
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Advertising and Publishing
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Tourism; Transport
  • Postal and Warehousing
  • Wholesale Trade

How It Works

The programs are designed to be interesting and will always include a mix of relevant information and activities with time dedicated to asking questions and discussion. The programs are an excellent opportunity for networking with employees in a safe and supportive environment. This forum allows for participants to have a greater awareness of current issues and challenges being faced by the workgroups and opportunities to be solution focussed in overcoming them.

Training can be delivered on your premises in the boardroom or as part of a development opportunity at a team meeting, offsite or conference setting. Programs can be customised to suit your needs and the needs of the participants.

“Thank you for leading us through a great couple of days Andrea.  With excellent outcomes achieved and an inspiring presentation from Natalie Cook… alongside some friendly team competition, it was a hugely successful offsite!”

Abigail Chambers -General Manager Human Resources – Brisbane Economic Development Agency

Oct 2022

  • Organisational Change
  • Instructional Design
  • People and Culture Consulting
  • Engagement and Culture Surveys
  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Company Values Consulting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Coaching Skills

  • Positive Performance Conversations
  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Domestic and Family Violence Awareness Training
  • Team Building
  • Effective Communication
  • Resilience in Times of Change
  • Safety Leadership
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Presenting with Influence


  • Energy Qld
  • Brisbane Economic Development Agency
  • Lite n Easy
  • Eden Health
  • Qld Police Service
  • Youngcare
  • Christie Spaces
  • Department Premier Cabinet
  • Department State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning
  • Qld Health
  • De Luca Corporation
  • HWB Group
  • Public Sector Commission

  • Qld Correctional Services
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Australian Institute Personal Trainers
  • Siemens Engineering
  • Hitchinbrook Regional Council
  • Whitsundays Regional Council
  • AECOM Australia
  • BMA – BHP/Mitsubishi
  • Origin Energy
  • Arrow Energy
  • G8 Education



What is your leadership style?

Leadership training and development can maximize efficiencies, greatly influence the workplace culture of any environment and lead to better relationships across an organisation. Managers and supervisors need to understand their own preferred leadership style and be armed with the tools to understand other leadership styles and when it is appropriate to use to get the best outcomes. The article below provides some insights to better understand how to be charismatic as a leader.

Article: What Is Your Leadership Style And How To Become A Charismatic Leader
Author: Emilie Chu

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