Our Experience

On this page we provide information about our collective experience. It includes projects we have undertaken as part of Connexity Associates and and as individuals as well as experiences from our previous careers as senior organisational leaders.

While it is probably true that you are only as good as your last project, we would like to think that our collective experience adds up to a great deal and can be brought to bear in a wide range of situations.

Facilitation of a workshop to review the future of the World Heritage Convention

Context: The World Heritage Convention is perhaps the best known responsibility of UNESCO, the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. 190 countries are party to the Convention which aims Continue Reading →

One Division One Team – AusAid Pacific Division (2012-2013)

Connexity consultants provided organisational change and workforce planning support to the Division as part of the implementation of agreed reforms designed to establish a “One Division, One Team” culture and Continue Reading →

Review of the Agency for National Development – Timor Leste

Context: the Agency for National Development (ADN) was established by the Prime Minister of Timor Leste in 2011 to assure the integrity and value-for-money of government funded infrastructure projects As Continue Reading →

Reviewing data sources, reporting, governance arrangements and strategic projects for the Australian Education Council

In 2014 Phillip Bonser supported the Australian Education Council, Data Strategy Group to analyse and understand the implications of a comprehensive stocktake of data sources, governance arrangements, reports and reporting Continue Reading →

Integrating the Queensland Government Airwings

Following the Keelty Review of the Police and Community Safety Portfolio in mid-2013, the Queensland Government established the Public Safety Business Agency which includes an integrated Government Airwing comprising the Continue Reading →

Capacity Building – Myanmar Department of Social Welfare

Two groups of senior staff from the Myanmar Department of Social Welfare participated in five week programs hosted by QUT in Brisbane and funded as part of the AusAID Australian Continue Reading →

Strengthening governance processes in a Cooperative Research Centre

Cooperative Research Centres are inherently complex entities, bringing together academia and the private and not-for-profit sectors to undertake research of direct applied relevance. The governance of these entities is therefore Continue Reading →

Reviewing member and staff engagement for the Royal Australasia College of Physicians

In 2015 Phillip Bonser and Garth Britton were lead consultants in a review of factors that influence the capacity of the members and staff of the College to work more Continue Reading →

Indonesia’s Women’s Human Rights Defenders (IWHRD)

Australia’s aid program provides funding for groups to come to Australia from developing countries to participate in capacity building programs. A group of 12 women from Indonesia’s Women’s Human Rights Continue Reading →

Strengthening the UNICEF Regional Office team in the Middle East

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is organised around a network of country and regional offices. UNICEF engaged Carolyn Peterken and a colleague to work with their team of approximately Continue Reading →

Evaluating out-sourced executive development programs for the NSW Public Service Commission

In 2013 Phillip Bonser was lead consultant in a review of high level out-sourced Executive Development Programs for senior executives funded by the NSW Public Service Commission. he reviewed the Continue Reading →

Supporting the Standing Committee on School Education and Early Childhood in planning for the implementation of a new way of collecting data about students with disability

In 2012 Phillip Bonser and Garth Britton supported a national Joint Working Group of the Standing Committee on School Education and Early Childhood (SCSEEC) in the drafting of position papers Continue Reading →