Conscious Governance is a global, independent advisory service for nonprofit Boards, CEOs and directors.
We work with organizations across virtually all sectors and provide resources, guidance and online programs that help promote strong governance practices. In delivering our services, we inspire greater strategic awareness within an organization, opening up new ways to better serve the wider community.
Similarly, we have assisted thousands of individual senior leaders to see the world, their organization and the impact they have on society from a different point of view. Our vision has always been to facilitate change, enabling the creation of a sustainable future for us and our planet.
We have found the most effective way to do this has been to work with Boards and Senior Executives to create the change required. You can read our philosophy on the true role of the Board here. It is our belief that if individuals are willing to be the leaders they can be, then this will have a profound and lasting impact on society.
Strategic planning and reviews which equip you for the challenges and opportunities of the future
Governance solutions, audits and practices for society changing organizations
Risk management strategies which negotiate risk and uncertainty from the perspective of opportunity
Leadership training (including CEO mentoring) which drives the skills of your Board, senior executives & workforce
"You truly have a gift in turning governance; processes, obligations, responsibilities, planning, language and concepts, described by others in volumes; into easy to understand bite size chunks."
- Mark Brennan, Executive Officer, South West Primary Care Partnership
The Sectors We Have Worked In
We have worked with hundreds of organizations across many sectors, including:
Meet The Team
Steven is a seasoned Board adviser, with a great depth of experience and skill facilitating Board reviews and strategic planning process. He has held numerous senior executive, CEO and Board positions with some of the USA and Australia’s most prestigious organizations, as well as authoring and co-authoring over 14 books on governance, strategy, risk and executive leadership.
Acknowledged as a pioneer in the field of strategic awareness, Steven has built a reputation around the world as an adviser who empowers his clients by offering multiple perspectives on any given challenge.
Pragmatic Futurist, author and speaker, Chutisa Bowman is best-known for her work in strategic awareness, prosperity consciousness and conscious leadership.
She draws on her background as a senior executive in listed companies, entrepreneur, executive adviser, media contributor, author and keynote speaker. Chutisa has devoted her career to inspiring people to challenge today’s certainties and consciously create a future of their choosing.
Robert is a designer and marketing coordinator, with applied skills across the modern spectrum of digital communications. Perhaps better described as an internet hunter-gatherer and digital media obsessive, Robert takes an analytical approach to identifying the ways messaging can reach a specific audience. He is inspired by the communicative power of digital media and the many new ways to share experiences and ideas.
For the past 15 years, Jodie has been facilitating Boards and CEOs of Not for Profit organizations to be strategic in their thinking and execution in order to act on their organizational vision, in a vastly changing world. Jodie is a seasoned strategic planning consultant, drawing from a background in executive management and leadership.
Pat brings a focus on the regional community perspective to our strategic conversations and facilitation of strategic planning. He has a background in Senior Management in the Northern Territory and Victorian governments and has held senior positions in a variety of community changing organizations.
Pat is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and maintains a strong focus on empowering and strengthening the capacity of all communities by fostering strategic awareness and successful strategic planning.
Chris is an inspirational, results-driven business development leader specializing in organizational alignment to strategic intent. He brings more than 22 years’ experience as a Chief Executive and company director in the health and corporate sectors. Chris has a proven track record in building award winning, high performing organizations and has been recognized at state, national and international level for these achievements. His governance leadership is highly sought after and he regularly speaks nationally assisting organizations with his extensive range of skills and experience in business improvement, executive team building, performance and leadership coaching. He is passionate about empowering organizations and individual leaders to achieve exceptional success.
Monica combines technical knowledge from her 10-year stint as an I.T. architect and systems integrator with governance, risk management and advisory services. Monica is currently running a Cyber Suite of courses for Directors and Officers as the Principal at Advisory Boards Group International. She is also the managing director at Espace Publishing, and a specialist advisor for Therapeutic Goods Authority (TGA)
Monica has decades of directorship experience, and is currently a director with: Australian Pharmacy Council (APC), Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA), Sydney City Institute (SCI), Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women (FAAW), Espace P/L and Advisory Boards Group International.
"I found [Conscious Governance's] facilitation excellent and better than I have witnessed in the last 25 years...At all times, participants were engaged and involved throughout the planning process."
-Ted Rayment, CEO, Swan Hill District Health
"[The 2 hr strategic planning training session] was easily the most valuable two hours of training I have been to in a very long time. It was refreshing to move through content at a healthy pace, and to be singularly focused on what is practical and what works. Thank you."
- Damian Cooper, Manager, Mountains Youth Services Team Inc
Advisory Boards Group (ABG) is a global consulting group that offers Consulting, Education and Advisory Boards to a wide variety of clients and industries. ABG’s consultants have been Leading practitioners and specialists and in their respective industries for over 20 years each and bring to the table a wealth of knowledge and experience.
ABG utilizes the experience of its advisors, partners and consultants to provide world best practice and tailored advice in Cyber Security solution, Strategy innovation, Business growth and Change & Project management.
Cyber Security in the Boardroom:
• Cyber threats and defences Module - Tactical plans
• Directors and Officers Module - Strategy
• Risk Management Workshop for Cyber
• Cyber Crisis simulation
ABG can assemble Advisory Boards suited to the particular needs of an organisation. Advisors are changed depending on the specific changing needs of the client.