Karen Gately is an energetic and skilled specialist in achieving outstanding business performance, driven through the management and influence of people.
A dynamic speaker, compelling advisor and experienced trainer and facilitator, Karen is unlike any other commentator currently working in the sphere of HR. Using her background in teaching and karate coaching to her advantage, Karen fully engages her audience with a view to arming them with realistic solutions to human resources challenges. Her practical and down to Earth approach to complex managerial methodology delivers a valuable set of tools to leverage the full potential of individuals and teams.
Karen’s philosophy is both holistic and comprehensive, with a strong focus in helping leaders to realise the goals and objectives of their organisation through awakening the discretionary effort and creativity of their teams. Karen’s approach does away with ambiguous HR concepts and advocates the harnessing of the human spirit and effort through inspiring, results-based leadership.
Karen is a Director and Principal Consultant; of a boutique HR consultancy based in Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Diploma of Education from RMIT University and a Masters of Business (Human Resource Management) from Charles Sturt University.