Connie Henson

Key Experience

  • Author of BrainWise Leadership: Practical neuroscience to survive and thrive at work; founder and managing director of Learning Quest; creator of Learning Quest’s science-based Mind Management ™ methodology
  • International experience facilitating cultural change and business transformation; diverse industry experience including corporate, SME, not-for-profit and government
  • Deep expertise in program design, research, facilitation, teaching complex problem solving and team development

Key Clients

  • Westpac Group
  • Fairfax Media

About Connie

Dr Connie Henson is the author of BrainWise Leadership: Practical neuroscience to survive and thrive at work. A lively presenter, Connie’s expertise in the science of ‘how people work’ enables her to apply the most current research and techniques in a way that is both practical and entertaining. Her talks encourage high interaction and quickly get people thinking and working differently.

Connie also designs and implements change leadership programs that are informed by the latest neuroscience research through her company Learning Quest, a Sydney-based applied psychology and leadership development consultancy.

Connie has been running Learning Quest since 2001. Her focus and expertise lie in helping people, organisations and communities to realise their strengths and abilities. She has extensive experience designing and delivering highly effective leadership programs for organisations in a range of industries, including finance, health, media, technology, professional services and government.

Connie’s PhD in Counselling Psychology is from the University of North Texas. She also has a Master of International Public Health from the University of Sydney, a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counselling, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Connie’s objective is to make science practical. Her work is underpinned by a strong belief in human rights and a keen desire to contribute to increased well-being for clients and colleagues.

A popular speaker, Connie runs development programs for both corporate clients and not-for-profits across Australia and internationally. She works effectively with diverse groups of people, from CEOs and their leadership teams through to employees and with marginalised groups and refugees.