B.A. (Hons), Grad Dip (RMIT), Sociodramatist (AANZPA) and TEP (AANZPA)
Jenny Hutt is an experienced coach, facilitator and learning and organisational development professional. She is skillful in engaging groups to help them explore their diverse viewpoints and to build their capabilities.
Jenny has specialist expertise in workplace diversity, human relations, inter-cultural relations, leadership development, mentoring and experiential learning. Based in Melbourne, Jenny coaches individuals and consults to a wide range of teams and organisations in business, community, government, health and judicial sectors.
She has undertaken successful workplace diversity projects with a wide range of clients in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, including BHP Billiton, Towers-Watson, BP, Hewlett-Packard, Shell Oil (Australasia), Darebin City, the Museum of New Zealand (now Te Papa), the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Shell International (London).
Jenny has developed mentoring programs and training for the Australian and New Zealand School of Government, Melbourne City Mission and the judiciary in Victoria, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
She has conducted facilitation training for the Australian College of Applied Psychology; In-Sync Consulting; the Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators; the Victorian Facilitators Network; and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights and Commission.
Jenny also works as an Associate with an Aboriginal-owned consultancy engaged with Aboriginal organisations in coaching, change management and team development services.
Jenny has a first class honours degree in social anthropology and a post-graduate qualification in organisational change and consulting (RMIT). She was a performer and conductor of playback theatre for 10 years with playback theatre companies in New Zealand and Australia. As an international fellow at Brandeis University in Boston, she explored the use of the arts in reconciliation. Jenny has extensive training and experience in group dynamics and action methods. She has a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training; Certificate in Supervision, (UK); is an accredited administrator of the Myers Briggs Type indicator and has a certificate in cultural competence (Centre for Cultural Competence Australia).
Jenny is Director of Training at the Melbourne Campus of Psychodrama Australia, a not-for-profit educational institute. She is qualified as a Sociodramatist and as a Trainer, Educator, Practitioner (TEP) with the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association. In her capacity as a Sociodramatist Jenny has conducted a number of sessions and workshops for professionals on inter-cultural learning, revitalising citizenship, migrants and refugees, the complexity of belonging, and on learning as non-Indigenous Australians.
Her publications include:
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Chair, International Association of Facilitators
Principal, Trailblazer Associates International
A highly experienced process facilitator, narrative practitioner and mediator based in Singapore, Noel helps organisations & communities articulate new beginnings for preferred futures in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world.
He partners OD, Corporate Planning, Strategy, HR and Public Engagement functions to build capacity for agility, resilience and cohesion. Through catalysing collective impact by renewing common purpose and shared vision, adaptive strategies and systems are co-created & emerge with clarity of hindsight, insight and foresight.
Noel’s primary consulting mode – Process Consulting – is best described as a helping relationship, and its theoretical underpinnings are best exemplified in the work of Edgar Schein. A departure from the off-the-shelf packages provided by expert-led consulting, process consulting is best suited for helping clients find solutions that are uniquely theirs.
Using Metaphor, Visual Language, Story and Role, Noel assists organisations & communities in their meaning-making and sharing of tacit knowledge as they
Noel’s Core Strategy, Leadership, OD and Public Engagement services include:
Since 2008, Noel has facilitated a number of Large Group meetings in different formats, including: 20 Open Space meetings from 6 to 290 participants; 4 Summits and 16 Group Interventions using Appreciative Inquiry from 70 to 420 participants; and 18 World Cafes(from 30 to 290 participants.
His Conference Presentations include:
Noel describes the Benefits of Process Consulting in this way:
Clarity of roles allows for an evolving partnership:
Ownership of solutions & decisions:
Client organisation develops participatory and dialogue-based practices to engage:
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