HM.011Helen has worked in a range of technical and educational roles and has developed and delivered extension portfolios and managed a wide range of research and extension projects. She’s worked in the areas of adult education, communication, extension, mentoring, consultancy and technical skill development.

Helen has a bachelor degree and postgraduate qualifications, including a PhD in veterinary science, and over 20 years experience working in a variety of roles in these and related industries. In addition, she is experienced in the area of small business and staff management.



  • Diploma of Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring – FIRE UP Coaching®
  • Certificate IV in Business and Personal Coaching – FIRE UP Coaching®
  • PhD in Veterinary Science – University of Sydney
  • Postgraduate Certification in Epidemiology – Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science – Glasgow University Veterinary School

Selection of organisations worked with

  • NSW Livestock Health and Pest Authority
  • Sydney University
  • Charles Sturt University
  • Melbourne University
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Animal Health Australia
  • Mackinnon Project
  • Fred Morley Centre 

Areas of expertise
Helen’s strengths lie in the area of tertiary education, in particular problem-based learning. She enjoys helping clients achieve well-defined outcomes through a variety of learning and communication techniques in the areas of:

  • Extension and Communication Skills Training
  • Facilitation and Facilitator Training
  • Project Management
  • Adult Education
  • Veterinary and Agricultural Consultancy