Social Enterprise
Corporate training and consultancy

Enterprise Partnerships.

Enterprise Partnerships helps organisations to build their capability to respond to people’s changing circumstances.

Building capability

Professional development training and coaching.

We provide professional development training and coaching to upskill your workforce’s capability.

Our unique diagnostic approach enables businesses to realistically assess, understand and map a way forward for customers and your business.

We continually bring the consumer voice to inform our collective expertise and understanding of vulnerability so that we are able to drive better outcomes for consumers.

Enterprise Partnerships has earnt an enviable track record in the business and community sector having successfully partnered with organisations for more than 20 years.

What we provide

Why partner with us?

We have worked with sector leaders, startups, ASX-200 companies, industry regulators and not-for-profits.

We are sought after for our expertise in understanding the real-world experiences of consumers experiencing vulnerability and changing circumstances.

We are valued for our authenticity and insights.

For the past 20+ years, we have worked across the sectors of banking and finance, essential services, property development, insurance, debt collection and with government regulatory bodies.

Our approach is strengths-based, universal and focused on leading more realistic and effective interactions with consumers.

Get to know our team.

Our team comes from diverse backgrounds in consumer advocacy, financial counselling, academia & training, consultancy, psychology, the law and community outreach.

We strive to inspire, inform and ignite.

Senior Manager

Sue Fraser

Sue Fraser has been at the forefront of consumer advocacy for the past 20 years. Her contribution to understanding consumer vulnerability

in the financial sector was recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours with an OAM, adding to her two Prime Minister’s Awards and a Jan Pentland Award from Financial Counselling Australia.

Sue oversees a team of consultants who work nationally and internationally with businesses and organisations to build their capacity in understanding vulnerability and responding to customers in financial difficulty. This work has led to significant change in the finance and utility sectors.

Sue is a dynamic and engaging speaker, regularly sought for conferences and leadership programs. With her grounded and thought-provoking approach, Sue pushes participants to think more deeply and emboldens them to respond from a strengths-based perspective.  View Sue’s TEDx presentation

Training & Development Consultant

Adam McConvell

With a background in communications, film and media, Adam has worked in a number of Uniting programs. 

Adam’s current consulting role is informed by his previous work in bushfire recovery, client case management and community and program engagement across the energy sector and social and financial inclusion fields.  Adam’s film background led him to create and manage the production of the Enterprise Partnerships training videos, enabling consumers to tell their stories in powerful messages that resonate with learners.

Administration Assistant

Andrew Arnold

Andrew manages the administration side of the team, including general financial management, managing the cash flows of business activity and account management.

He maintains relationships with key stakeholders, coordinates our e-learn program and facilitates consumer participation activities. Insightful and approachable, Andrew is involved in-call listening and coaching initiatives.

As a member of our Consumer Partnerships Community of Practice, Andrew is passionate that the consumer’s voice be present in everything we do.

Training & Development Consultant

Jennifer Marshall

Jennifer is a skilled and engaging trainer with more than a decade working in the university, TAFE and RTO sectors. 

Jennifer’s training and consultancy work is informed by wide-ranging experience in the community sector where she has remained connected to promoting a fair and just society in both paid and voluntary roles. She is a University of Melbourne alumni with postgraduate qualifications in public policy. Jennifer has broad based policy and content writing experience, is a critical thinker who focuses on evidence-based understanding of issues and works on solutions for the problem.

Training & Development Consultant

Karen Hucks

Karen has a background in workplace training and facilitation, health promotion, financial counselling and financial literacy education.

With an interest in organisational leadership and management, Karen understands the issues and constraints businesses face. Karen’s work with the Enterprise Partnerships team during the past 15 years has shown her the value of early interventions and how business agility and improved consumer interactions can lead to better outcomes for customers as well as improve staff well-being.

With more than 20 years in the not-for-profit sector and currently completing a Diploma in Counselling, Karen brings insight and awareness grounded from experience working with disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community.

Training & Development Consultant

Peter Appelman

Peter draws on a background in counselling, psychology and community outreach to inform a human-centered approach to working with people, teams and organisational culture.

Experienced in implementing change in Australia and in offshore environments, policy development, critical analysis, and designing and facilitating impactful training.  Peter is a passionate advocate for vulnerable consumers and provides practical insights into the lived experience of people impacted by financial difficulty, mental illness and grief. 

Training & Development Consultant

Richard Fimeri

With a passion for vocational education and training, Richard embraces technological change to enhance the learner experience, engagement and success.

Richard commenced working in vocational education with Barrier Reef TAFE in 2000 and more recently has been a consultant in the field.

As a private consultant, Richard was able to further develop his business, ICT and educational experience. Richard has been instrumental in creating vision and direction for both domestic and international teams, transforming organisational culture and improving business outcomes.  He believes that innovation in education is integral in being able to deliver real outcomes to learners.

Training & Development Consultant

Vanessa Herskope

A former lawyer, with 10 years practising in commercial disputes and specialising in financial services regulation, Vanessa provides key insights into the practical application by organisations of legislative and regulatory frameworks and the impact to the lived experience of their consumers.

Vanessa is an established organisational development professional with operational experience across professional services, corporates and most recently the not-for-profit sector. Her expertise includes strategic business partnering, organisational change management, development of learning strategies and the design and facilitation of experiential and reflective learning programs to enhance capability in the workplace.  Vanessa is committed to using her experience to work with organisations and industries to achieve socially responsible initiatives and fair treatment for vulnerable consumers.

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