Toni McSweeney

Key Experience

  • More than 20 years as a people capability leader in the corporate sector; including financial services, media and publishing; FMCG, retail and IT
  • Manager and HR Generalist with expertise in people and project management; team development; change management and navigating the complexities of the corporate environment
  • Deep expertise in facilitation, coaching, training and team development

Key Clients

  • Zurich Financial Services
  • Westpac Group
  • Fairfax Media

About Toni

Toni is a highly experienced leadership coach and facilitator. Prior to working with Learning Quest her career spanned almost twenty years as a people and capability leader. With roles in financial service, media and publishing, FMCG, retail and IT, Toni has a deep awareness and understanding of the complexities of operating in the corporate environment.

Toni has lived and worked in Sydney and Melbourne and before moving back to Melbourne in 2008 she led the Business Partner, Talent Management and Resourcing and Recruitment teams in Australia and New Zealand for Zurich Financial Services. Her passion for developing teams and individuals was cemented in this role where in addition to managing her own team, she was able to coach senior business leaders, technical specialists, new managers and team leaders, graduates and high performing teams.

Toni adopts a holistic approach to her coaching and facilitation, utilising a range of tools, techniques and resources to enhance the learning experience. Toni prides herself on her deep listening and questioning skills to understand the businesses objectives and each person’s development goals. Her focus is on working in partnership with organisations to create new disciplines and behaviours that bring about beneficial and sustainable changes.

Toni has a Master of Human Resource Management from Charles Sturt University. She is an avid learner and has continued her professional development acquiring a range of certifications including:

  • Certificate of Organisational Coaching and Leadership (IECL)
  • Accredited Leadership Coach – Growth Coaching International (GCI)
  • Accredited Change Manager – Prosci (Being Human)
  • Certificate IV – Training and Assessment (AAMC)
  • Member – International Coaching Federation