Richard Clarke


  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching Psychology
  • Change Enablement
  • Business Transformation
  • Professional Services


Richard is an experienced coach, consultant and facilitator, devoted to fostering the potential and performance of the leaders he supports.  Richard’s coaching is informed by psychological principles and is founded upon an evidence-based approach.

With a professional career spanning three decades, Richard brings a breadth of experience to his work.  As a human performance consultant with Accenture, Richard helped many client organisations to enable change associated with large scale business and IT transformations. He established the Accenture Learning Outsourcing business in Australia and managed end-to-end training operations for Telstra for five years.  He was also a senior partner with Accounting firm Crowe Horwath.

Richard also has experience running businesses as Chief Operating Officer for Simble and Stephenson Mansell Group. He managed all aspects of the business including finance, HR, customer services and product development.

As a leadership coach, Richard has a passion for helping people unlock their potential. He is ideally suited to work with leaders and teams who are looking to take the next step to maximise their performance. He brings a personalised and collaborative approach to coaching which seeks to empower the individual or team to have autonomy around their own development.


  • BA (Honours Psychology & Education), University of Sydney
  • Certificate in Coaching Psychology, University of Sydney
  • Hogan Personality Level 1 Certification
  • The Leadership Circle Certification


  • ICF – International Coaching Federation
  • USCMA – University of Sydney Coach and Mentor Alumni


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Richard has helped me understand the way I think, feel and behave in different circumstances. He has provided tools & techniques for me to challenge myself and improve. Richard helped me to reframe some problems as opportunities rather than obstacles. He provides the feedback that I may not want to hear and others are not willing to say. Richard has helped me to become a better leader, partner, parent and friend.”

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