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Step changes at Insync


CEO transition

Nicholas Barnett, who has been CEO at Insync for around seven years, hands the CEO baton to Sean Coady on 1 November, 2019.

Nicholas will become Executive Chairman and will continue to assist clients in the same way as previously. He will no longer be involved in any of the day-to-day management or operational decisions of Insync.

Nicholas said, “It has been an absolute privilege and pleasure leading Insync in the position of CEO for the last seven years. I am very proud of what we have achieved together. I am also delighted to be handing over the leadership of Insync to someone with the outstanding capability and depth of character as Sean Coady. I will be doing all I can to ensure he is incredibly successful in his new role.”

Sean said, “Thanks to everyone who has made me and the whole risk consulting team feel so welcome here. It truly is a great place to work with a great culture. I look forward to learning more from Nick, James and the whole team as I step beyond risk consulting and take on this exciting challenge. My core ambition here is to continue our story of success, whilst looking to grow our products, services and markets. Nick has set such a high bar that I’m glad he will stay around to help me reach it – together, we can inspire even more success!”

New Head of Leadership Development

Insync is delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Matthews as head of its Leadership Development practice. Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the design, development and delivery of high-quality leadership and personal development programs and activities. Tony has a passion and drive for creating learning organisations and great performing teams.

Tony has previously held senior positions at Leadership Victoria where he was accountable for the full suite of professional development offerings including the renowned Williamson Leadership Program; and at Local Government Professionals Inc (LGPro) with responsibility for overseeing the professional development requirements of the sector.

Tony brings extensive management and leadership experience acquired from partnering with private, public and not-for-profit organisations. He has designed and delivered professional development experiences at senior executive to emerging leader levels, helping many teams and organisations to stay ahead of the curve including the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria Police, ANZ and numerous local government organisations including Boroondara, Knox, Kingston, Cardinia and others.

Insync’s new Melbourne Office

As part of our step changes, there is a huge amount of work going on behind the scenes to make sure that our Melbourne office move during January, 2020 turns out to be a great success. We are moving to a state-of-art building at 367 Collins Street, Melbourne. This is another very important change for Insync as we move to create our workplace of the future.