Con is a former Director of Learning & Development with a major Public Service department. He holds a Bachelor of Economics, as well as qualifications in accounting, management and business administration. Con has over 15 years executive leadership experience and more recently has focused on the strategic value of Learning & Development. Con's career highlights include receiving an Australia Day Medallion and an OECD Award.

Con is highly regarded for his passion and work in the area of evaluation of learning, learning innovation and learning impact. He has also coached and mentored many people, helping them reach their potential and deliver business results. He has a track record of success in designing, developing and implementing key projects that deliver on corporate outcomes. He also has outstanding relationship management and interpersonal skills, and he excels at facilitating C-Suite meetings to involve all stakeholders in understanding the issues and develop a process that leads to the achievement of business outcomes. 

Con is passionate about the use of social media as a professional learning tool and has also recently started his own blog.



  • Graduate Certificate in Management (2009 – Victoria University)
  • Diploma of Business Administration (2009 – Victoria University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Taxation)  (1985 – Victoria University)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) (1982 – La Trobe University)


  • Fellow – Learning and Performance Institute (LPI - UK)
  • Member – American Society of Training and Development (ASTD)
  • LearnX Awards 2013 – Two Platinum Awards in eLearning for my team:
    • Best Compliance eLearning Product
    • Best Instructional Designers
  • Line Award for Excellence in Developing a Learning and Development Prioritisation Process - 2010
  • OECD Award from all the Tax Commissioners of the OECD – 2000
  • Australia Day Medallion from the Commissioner of Taxation – 2000


  • Social Media and Learning
  • Flipped Learning
  • MOOCs and the impact on learning
  • Technology and Learning
  • Building a Coaching Culture