Team

GRACE NAJEAN

  • +61 400 008 312
  • grace@essprojsolutions.com

Grace is a seasoned Organisational Cross Cultural Development Professional and Executive Coach. Her strong corporate partnership experience coupled with her multi-cultural background makes her well placed to assist organisations and leaders in operating at optimal levels, particularly in global environments. Grace is an internationally recognised Master Coach, who currently works with the world leading coaching company Anthony Robbins Coaching/Robbins Research International.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • EXECUTIVE COACHING
  • HIGH IMPACT TEAM DEVELOPMENT
  • LEADERSHIP ALIGNMENT
  • NEGOTIATION AND MANAGING CONFLICT IN GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
  • CROSS-CULTURAL ORGANISATION EFFECTIVENESS
  • FACILITATION

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EXECUTIVE MBA IFG PARIS
  • BACHELOR OF MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH HONOURS ESSEC ME PARIS
  • EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATION IN GLOBAL NEGOTIATIONS WITH THUNDERBIRD EXECUTIVE EDUCATION / ARIZONA UNIVERSITY

CERTIFICATION:

  • Anthony ROBBINS MASTER PEAK PERFORMANCE COACH / BUSINESS RESULT COACH
  • ICF ASSOCIATE CERTIFIED COACH
  • CERTIFICATE IV IN LIFE COACHING / ICF ACCREDITED
  • CERTIFIED PRINT LICENSEE (INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE)
  • CERTIFIED INTEGRAL LMP 360

JANET HANN

  • +61 417 821 656
  • janet@essprojsolutions.com
Janet Hann is a three-decade veteran of the energy industry and is well equipped to help businesses resolve the burning question of how to build teams with a focus on collaboration. She has a track record of successfully implemented growth projects. Delivering the business strategy through solid, integrated and innovative project execution is Janet’s speciality. Janet joined BP in Aberdeen in the early 1980’s as a graduate and trained as a Petroleum Engineer with the company during the height of the North Sea’s boom period. She then took a short career break to start a family. After immigrating to Australia in 1989, she has delivered seven Oil and Gas Development projects and advised on many more.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • PROJECT EXECUTION STRATEGIES, TO MATCH STAKEHOLDER’S VISION AND GOALS.
  • DEFINING THE ROLE OF THE SPONSOR
  • CONTRACTING STRATEGIES, TO LEVERAGE BEST VALUE FROM INDUSTRY
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, TO MEASURE AND DRIVE PROJECT PROGRESS
  • COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT TO AUGMENT SOCIAL CAPITAL
  • LEADING FOR POSITIVE HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT RESULTS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSC HONS OFFSHORE ENGINEERING FROM HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY EDINBURGH

MAYUMI LAUGHTON-SMITH

  • +61 438 070 459
  • mayumils@essprojsolutions.com

Mayumi is Vice President of the Australia Japan Society of WA and the representative to the National Federation of Australia Japan Societies. She has also worked for Japan Festival Inc. in marketing and coordinating the festival projects for 2018. Through these Not for Profit (NPO) involvements along with her corporate planning specialist skills in multi-cultural background, Mayumi has accumulated an extensive network in which she has been lobbying and successfully connecting people and organisations alike. She is in a prime position to create opportunities for both philanthropic and business projects.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
  • CROSS-CULTURAL CONFLICT MEDIATION
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND FACILITATION
  • INTERNATIONAL MOBILIZATION ASSIGNMENTS
  • TEACHING LANGUAGES AND COMPARATIVE CULTURE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HUMANITIES STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • DIPLOMA, CAMBRIDGE CERTIFICATE OF ENGLISH

CHRISTINE SMITH

  • +61 423 779 771
  • christine@essprojsolutions.com

Christine has over 25 years experience in the training and development of university students and professionals in Australia and South-East Asia to understand cultural diversity and inclusion and to become culturally competent in the workplace. Christine’s strong academic and research background in socio-anthropology combined with her personal and professional multi-cultural experiences have proven to be essential attributes for businesses seeking to optimise their performance when working in multicultural settings in Australia and abroad.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • CROSS-CULTURAL AWARENESS, COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT
  • CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE REGISTERED FACILITATOR
  • PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL COACHING
  • LEADERSHIP COACHING
  • ABORIGINAL CULTURE AND HEALTH
  • WELLBEING AND MINDFULNESS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MASTER IN HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
  • BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, (SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY), CURTIN UNIVERSITY
  • ASSOCIATE CERTIFIED COACH (ACC), INTERNATIONAL COACH FEDERATION
  • DIPLÔME D’ETAT D’INFIRMIERE. PARIS

Bill Macgillivray

  • +61 423 535 810
  • bill@essprojsolutions.com
Bill has over 40 years experience in oil and gas project management and in construction/fabrication projects globally and across Australia. He has worked in senior management roles with leading oil and gas companies such as Shell, BP, Premier Oil, Inpex, OMV and Woodside Petroleum, in a diverse array of locations, both onshore and offshore, including Africa, the Middle East, the Asian Rim, the North Sea and Australia. Bill is a robust mentor for young engineers and engineering personnel from developing nations. He is passionate about imparting his wealth of knowledge and experience to the next generation of engineers.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
  • MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE ON TROUBLED PROJECTS
  • SENIOR MENTOR TO TCN
  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • FABRICATION MANAGEMENT
  • OPENING UP MANAGING OVERSEAS OPERATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HND
  • CITY & GUILDS (SMP)

KIM SMITH

  • +61 421 055 875
  • kim@essprojsolutions.com

Kim has over 30 years experience in the oil and gas, mining and civil construction industries, both in Australia and internationally. This experience covers onshore and offshore oil and gas engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation projects, along with a range of civil and mining projects. He has worked in a diverse range of locations including Australia, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, China and France in senior management roles with ICON Engineering, John Holland, Watpac, Clough, PT Petrosea, Bouygues Offshore, BOS Australia, Dawson Engineering and U.I.E France.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
  • STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING
  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT
  • TENDERING

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BACHELOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, CURTIN UNIVERSITY
  • MBA, THE UNIVERSITY OF WA
  • MEMBER OF INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS
  • CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
  • APEC ENGINEER
  • AICD COMPANY DIRECTOR

JEAN-JACQUES (JJ) LASM

jj
  • +61 434 422 404
  • jj@essprojsolutions.com

JJ believes he can contribute to the success of your organisation with his transformational leadership style, solid operation management capabilities, sound people skills and dynamic entrepreneurial capacity built over 25 years in executive management positions across agribusiness, telecommunications and mining industries in Australia and Africa. In addition, he has over 10 years of top-level management involvement with Not-For Profit Organisations. His focus in recent years has been on organisational development, talent development, transitional mentoring and transformational coaching.  

JJ holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Technology from Australia added to extensive training in entrepreneurship, business consulting and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Master NLP, Performance & Result Coach).

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • Strategic Advisory
  • Strategy Formulation and Implementation Facilitation
  • Team Performance and Result Coaching
  • Executive Coaching
  • Individual or Group Mentoring
  • Talent Development 
  • Organisational Development 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Business Administration - Central Queensland University (Australia)
  • Master of Technology - Deakin University (Australia)
  • Bachelor of Electronic Engineering – National Polytechnical Institute (Cȏte d’Ivoire)
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