Anne Riches was a barrister and a senior lecturer in law at Sydney University. She then moved on to lead several challenging start-up and change agent projects in the private and public sectors. Anne brings credibility and leadership experience from her senior corporate roles in strategy, as a change agent and as a human resources director responsible for leveraging the people resource to deliver the organisation's strategic outcomes.
Anne is retained by organisations looking to develop sustainable change capabilities and leadership qualities in executives, managers and team leaders. Her material is tailored to address specific objectives. Anne's work makes a significant contribution to improving staff performance, reducing friction and politics and creating a positive culture of personal responsibility rather than blame.
Anne has been a member of several boards and held numerous leadership positions including President of the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW and State and Territory Councillor of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
She is the author of one book, has co-authored four others and written over 200 publications including articles, papers and e-books on a range of subjects including neuroscience and leadership, organizational change, leadership and human resources management, organizational development and a variety of ethical and legal issues.
Anne is also certified in the best practice Prosci Change Management Process Methodology and to use DiSC, TMS, EQ Map and TalentSmart Emotional Intelligence assessments.