Collaboration Partners

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Craig Davis

Craig Davis

Craig is a successful entrepreneur, creative industry leader, and SIY Certified Teacher.

He has lived and worked around the world as Chief Creative Officer for Saatchi & Saatchi Asia and J Walter Thompson Worldwide, helping to build global brands like Toyota, HSBC, Procter & Gamble, Coca Cola, Vodafone, Smirnoff, PayPal, Virgin and Unilever, and winning countless awards.

Craig believes in creating sustainable business success, is co-founder and CMO of digital disrupter, Sendle, Adjunct Professor in the Business School of University of Technology Sydney, a board member of Conscious Capitalism Australia, and the fastest Australian to run a marathon at the North Pole.

Together, Craig and Jo co-facilitate SIY to some of Australia’s best known companies.

Heather Albrecht

Heather Albrecht

Honours BBA, Post Grad Dip. Holistic Psych, Cert Holistic Health.

Heather has had the privilege of training with the fathers of ‘Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction’ (MBSR), Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD and Saki Santorelli PhD in the US and has trained extensively with Timothea Goddard and the Mindfulness Training Institute Australasia (MTIA). She is also a Mindfulness-Oriented Psychotherapist (trained with Metavision a post-graduate Holistic Psychotherapy Institute).

Heather has held senior management and partnership positions in marketing and advertising agencies for over 30 years in Toronto, New York and Sydney. The last 15 years in corporate training roles with recent clients including CBA, Coke, Nestle and many of the major advertising and media agencies. She has led trainings in Australia, Asia and North America and taught in the Masters of Marketing program at UNSW.

Today her organisational development work is focused on teaching and supporting mindfulness training and practice for individuals, leaders and teams to effectively handle change and improve communications and behaviours towards a more harmonious, compassionate and effective workplace.

Heather has a personal mindfulness practice that has deepened significantly over the decades, supporting her in flourishing in these uncertain times. She understands the realities and practicalities of practicing mindfulness in daily life and work and brings to all her teaching a very down to earth manner with much warmth and a sense of humour.

Leah Sparkes

Leah Sparkes

Helping executives flourish at work and in life.

Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, Leah spent 15 years working in the corporate environments of major IT vendors such as Lotus, Gartner and Citrix Systems in senior sales and marketing roles. During an extended career break sailing in the Caribbean, she realised her biggest passion was people and performance. A new career track started helping executives flourish at work and in life.

Over the last 10 years she has worked with executives and teams coaching them on and in their careers; supporting them in areas of engagement, leadership development, professional and personal growth. Leah has worked with many organizations including Cisco, Shoretel, IBM, BHP, Websense, Sun, Attachmate, Colonial First State and Commonwealth Bank. She blends the latest research from the fields of Neuroscience, positive psychology, and organizational development in her leadership and team development programs.

Leah’s philosophy is that we all have much untapped potential and executive coaching can be a powerful process that helps us uncover our strengths, deepen self-awareness and allows us to move forward so we can thrive in our professional and personal lives. Our work life should be a source of engagement, growth and inspiration. She is a member of the Neuroleadership Institute and the International Coaching Federation.

With her Institute of Executive Coaching credentials, training in psychotherapy and neuroscience and her own business, leadershipand coaching experience she has the tool box, experience and curiosity of an exceptional coach, trainer and facilitator.

Graduate Diploma in Counseling; Certificate in Foundations of Neuroleadership, Neuroleadership Institute; Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; Executive Coaching Certification & Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR) with Institute of Leadership and Executive Coaching; Genos Certification; Certification with The Leadership Circle; Bachelor of Arts –Business and Economics.