LTA People

Rachel Kemmis

Senior Consultant

Rachel helps shape leaders, teams, and organisational systems. She assists people within organisations to answer the fundamental questions of What, How and Why they do what they do in the context of the organisation’s purpose.

Rachel has over 18 years’ experience as an Organisational Development practitioner and executive coach, and has worked with LTA since 2013. She has consulted to leaders in private and public sectors, and counts working with Antarctica New Zealand, Crowe Horwath, Coles, Department of Justice, Melbourne Water and WorkSafe amongst her key projects.

Rachel now designs whole-of-business solutions that enable people to approach their work in more productive ways. From leaders to their teams and to individuals, Rachel shapes systems and people’s interactions to be constructive and healthy: through organisation and role design, learning and talent management strategies and programs.

Rachel most enjoys supporting leaders to step into their authority with courage, grace and humility. She helps them learn how to bring value to their people: through valuing and connecting with others so their contribution is the best it can be.

In her work with LTA, Rachel loves the diversity of clients, organisations, projects, roles, and people she has the privilege to work alongside. She says: “We are valued for our thinking and insight. Our clients trust that we will have their immediate and broader interests at heart.”

  • BA, MBA (MGSM)
  • Level II Coaching Accreditation (Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership)
  • Cert IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Advanced Facilitation Techniques for Trainers certification

Rachel is accredited in: BIOSS’s Career Path Appreciation (CPA), the DiSC® Behavioural Model, Saville & Holdsworth’s Occupational Testing and Personality instruments (CEB) including the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) & Motivation Questionnaire (MQ) and the Centre for Creative Leadership’s suite of 360° tools. In addition, she has a sound working knowledge of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument, and Human Synergistics tools (OCI, OEI, GSI and LSI).

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