TEL: 0419 347 599


MAIL: PO Box 2205. Caulfield Junction VIC 3161


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Governance advice / training

For NFP directors and managers re -

  • Strategic planning processes and systems

  • Governance documentation

  • Policy setting and review

  • Executive selection and performance management

  • Secretariat systems (e.g. delegation, policy, risk and insurance registers etc.)

  • IT and data governance 

  • Integration of risk management into governance and management activities

Board directors and managers engage Garry to become more strategic in their focus, ensure that their governance systems and processes are in good shape, and conduct critical friend reviews to check their compliance and achievement of desired quality outcomes

Policy advice / training

For NFP policy personnel re -

  • Policy analysis methods and ‘shortcuts’

  • Issues mapping

  • Advocacy and campaign planning

  • Stakeholder analysis, framing and networking

  • Developing your Theory of Change

  • Defining your ‘narrative’ – telling your story

  • Intelligence gathering, knowledge management and key data collections

NFP policy workers engage Garry to enhance their skills, add to their collection of tools and resources, become more resilient in responding to an increasingly complex environment, and increase their policy and advocacy impact.

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Garry Pearson OAM, has held senior executive and board secretariat roles for over 30 years in major education and health organisations across both public and private sectors.


Garry advises non-profit staff and directors on strategy, policy and governance matters, provides induction briefings and leadership training workshops, and coaches association and charity professionals.


Garry was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia 'for service to dentistry, and to education in Victoria', on Australia Day 2018, and was inducted into the Associations Hall of Fame in July 2017.

In addition to his professional services, Garry provides pro bono mentoring support for participants in mentoring programs offered by Leadership Victoria, The Institute of Managers and Leaders, and the Australasian Society of Association Executives.

Contact Garry


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