Our People

Our People

Adam Libbis

Managing Director

Adam is an Executive level Management Consultant with over 20 years’ experience providing support to a wide range of clients. He has tertiary qualifications in Psychology (Bachelor), Organisational Development (Post Grad) and Employment Law & Relations (Masters). Prior to establishing ‘The Consulting Space’ Adam was a Partner in a National Consulting and Accounting firm where he led their Sydney Management Consulting Practice. Adam’s main areas of expertise include organisational change management & business transformation, strategic business planning, organisational development & design, training & workshop facilitation, corporate governance and workplace / employee relations.

Adam has worked across a number of industry sectors, including: rail & transport, finance, health, retail, federal & state public sectors and licensed clubs. Adam also has a number of small-medium enterprise clients in industries such as: accounting, construction, hospitality, retail and financial services where he provides a blend of HR, Workplace Relations and Business Strategy advice. He is also currently working closely with a Venture Capital firm helping post-start up tech businesses in the Microsoft stable execute accelerated revenue and organisational growth plans on the back of significant capital injection.

Adam has experience working in senior positions on a number of complex & critical large-scale projects. He was the Change Management Director on one of the largest Reform Programs ever undertaken in the NSW Public Sector (the RailCorp Reform Program leading to the establishment of Sydney & NSW Trains) and lead the Change Management effort on a Project to replace the front & back end operating system for Australia’s largest on-line share trading platform (CommSec). He recently worked with Transport Projects / Infrastructure & Place to provide strategic Change Management advice in relation to two major signalling capacity & safety infrastructure upgrades (Automatic Train Protection & Digital Systems – ETCS L1 & 2).

Apart from leading major consulting projects Adam has a portfolio of governance roles where he supports start-up, private and listed companies in either an advisory or a formal Directorship capacity.

Emma Hayward


Emma is a Registered Psychologist who specialises in workplace behaviour, including change management, leadership and learning and development. Emma has worked in both Australia and the UK in the fields of human resources, learning and development and transformational change. She has also worked in the community and private sectors as a Psychologist and Program Manager.

Since 2007, Emma has consulted to the private and public sector, delivering change management expertise on major transformational projects at Sydney Trains, NSW Ageing, Disability & Homecare and the Department of Defence. She has designed and delivered numerous L&D solutions for the public and private sector, including leading the design and delivery of legislative, management and systems training for the Fair Work Ombudsman. She also designs and delivers training programs and workshops for clients in dealing with difficult behaviour, improving management and leadership, building effective teams as well as a range of workplace counselling and coaching interventions. Emma is dedicated to a collaborative approach to consulting, which recognises and utilises the knowledge of stakeholders in delivering bespoke and fit for purpose solutions.

Emma holds a BSc in Psychology and a post-graduate diploma in Counselling. She holds full registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) and is accredited with Human Synergistics in LSI coaching and associated tools.


Our consultants have an enviable track record of delivering outstanding results to a whole range of clients – blue collar, white collar, public and private sector – across Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom. What we share is a commitment to collaborating with clients to achieve the outstanding outcomes through a focus on maximising staff engagement and development.

Rachel Negron

Rachel is a highly skilled Strategist, Change Architect, Management Consultant & Coach with over 20
years’ experience successfully leading and delivering transformational change (system, process,
strategic, people/ behavioural) in complex environments.

She is a strong negotiator and problem solver; Rachel works quickly to identify and understand
challenges and issues. She is skilled at developing strategies to minimise risk and optimise delivery
success. She possesses exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track
record in successfully engaging and mobilising stakeholders. She is passionate about building
leadership capability through coaching and equipping executives to transform, engage and change.

She has a strong pedigree working on complex transformation projects with a focus on Operational
and Business Readiness.

Stuart Guy

Stuart is an experienced and pragmatic consultant with extensive experience working with a range of industries in value-driven business improvement. Stuart can provide realistic solutions that consider the broader business impacts.

He possesses a consultative approach that keeps stakeholders informed along the course of a project meaning that ideas are well socialised and taken on board more receptively.

More recently Stuart has been contracting to Sydney Trains as a Business Improvement Lead. During this time, he has been providing advice and analysis to Sydney Trains in the Maintenance, Customer Service, and HR Directorates, and leading teams in the delivery of numerous business Improvement initiatives.


Kathy Nassar

Kathy is a senior leader with proven project management experience focusing on change management design and delivery, program management and business implementation. Her broad range of experience in Financial Services (20 years) means that she has an excellent understanding of business strategy development and project execution aligned to this.

Kathy can lead and deliver on projects in a fast paced and changing environment, ensuring that all stakeholders are aligned to the strategy and delivery. She has developed and led high performing teams, with a focus on delivering value to her customers and stakeholders.

Kathy’s main area of expertise include; Change Management, Design & Delivery, Program Governance, Project Management, Leadership Development, Coaching and Mentoring, Communication, Strategic Business Planning & Program Management and Business Implementation.

Alexis Hill

Alexis has a proven record of success directing large programs of work across multiple sectors to achieve
enterprise transformation. Highly experienced strategic and operational organisational change / project
management leader. Energetic and empathic personality with a collaborative approach, service mindset
and ability to inspire people to achieve personal and professional goals within large-scaled multi-faceted
organisations. An approachable, authentic and empowering leader who builds cohesive teams on a
foundation of trust, inclusion, and collaboration. Action-oriented in the workplace, displaying initiative
and leading by example to achieve success for customers and organisations alike.

Alexis’ main areas of expertise include: Major Business Transformation and Improvement, Change
Management, Business & Strategy Planning, Learning & Development, Program & Project Management,
Leadership Development / Executive Facilitation, Communication & Stakeholder management,
Performance coaching and mentoring and Procurement & Contract Management.

Dani Sirotic

Dani loves finding out how things work and sharing ideas, stories and food!

Dani likes to get to the heart of a matter and find a positive, practical outcome. She is a trusted advisor who works closely with clients in a way that is honest and respects their knowledge and experience. Importantly, she loves a laugh and collaborating with teams to source solutions and ideas.

In her consulting work, she combines experience in change, communication and facilitation to create strategies, solutions and tools for organisations that are actionable and link to organisation objectives.

As a trainer and facilitator she has run workshops to build strategies and help teams make decisions and plans. She has designed and delivered training programs to corporates and state and federal government employees around Australia. Topics vary from legislative and operational aspects, through to managing difficult behaviours, writing well and engaging stakeholders on issues and change.

Dani’s experience on change and communication projects spans nearly a decade, across state and federal government and private organisations across diverse industries like retail, mining, health, education, finance, manufacturing, energy and agriculture. Dani has worked with diverse teams and industries – from business transformation in a mining company through to helping a state government engage leading researchers and specialists in creating the state’s cancer care strategy to lift cancer survival rates.

A curious creature who loves diversity and learning, she is currently fascinated by emerging trends in creativity, innovation, systems and design thinking, entrepreneurship and the digital and technology space and start ups.

She’s excited by technologies that are shaping how we live and work both now and in the future. And in people’s ability to learn, inspire and create change for themselves, their teams and the world.

Martina O'Mally

Martina has extensive management consulting experience spanning public and private sector organisations in both Australia and the United Kingdom. This includes providing advice and assistance at the Board, CEO and executive management levels of organisations.

Martina has a sound understanding of strategic and business planning frameworks and a demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate meetings and workshops resulting in commitment to outcomes. Martina has a strong background in human resource management and development and has experience leading teams and projects to effectively support change agendas. She has highly developed written and oral communication skills and an ability to work with staff at all levels within an organisation, particularly at senior and executive levels.

Martina has worked on a wide range of projects with many APS Agencies. She has gained particular expertise working on projects at the Department of Defence, Customs and the Fair Work Ombudsman.