Alex Sutherland

Alex SutherlandAlex has over forty years experience in public and private sector organisations. He brings in-depth and personal knowledge of the challenges encountered by individuals and teams focused on delivering results in today’s dynamic business environment.

He continually draws on his experiences as a teacher and trainer, Human resources manager, Presbyterian minister, project manager and board member. An interest in the creative arts, influences the invitations he presents to see the world from different perspectives.

As a facilitator, Alex has extensive experience in areas as diverse as strategic planning, team building, conflict resolution. While skilled at designing ‘content’, his starting point is responsiveness to client need. He works with their agenda, not his own. His approach is one of flexibility, adapting his style to the needs of the moment.

When it comes to mentoring and coaching, Alex’s starting point is a conviction is that increasing awareness of who you are is the key to unlocking leadership effectiveness, engagement with others and business focus.

His clients include national and local body Public Sector organisations, as well as individuals and teams in retail, architecture and the arts.

Lines of Sight collaborates with a small group of trusted colleagues who share an interest in leadership, facilitation and coaching.

We work on specific projects in organisations committed to achieving results with engaged people, motivated individuals and high-performing teams. We have a commitment to craft relevant interventions of benefit to those organisations, their clients and the communities they serve. A wide-range of expertise and experience may make us, individually or collectively, a team worth considering.

Our collaboration team includes:

Sue Hornblow

Facilitator / Executive Coach / Trainer

Sue HornblowMy colleague Sue is the founder and Director of Sue Hornblow Leadership Plus. She has over twenty years experience in consulting, management and sales across a broad range of sectors.

Her early career as a winemaker developed her ability to work with a diverse group of people across the winery to help make great wine. Her role as a Sales Manager, at both a regional and national level, means she understands strategy, operational effectiveness and leadership. Since 2002 she has used her expertise as a facilitator and trainer to help individuals and organisations achieve.

Her clients come from a diverse range of industries, including Public Sector organisations, Banking, Finance FMCG, and Manufacturing.

For more information, Sue can be contacted at Sue Hornblow Leadership Plus

Rob Handyside

Consultant / Facilitator / Coach

Rob HandysideThe other contributor to our collective is Rob. He is an experienced facilitator and leadership development practitioner who has faced the challenges of working with diverse and sometimes troubled groups.

Rob signed out of a public sector Regional Manager position eleven years ago to take up consulting work. He launched his own business in 2006. These days Rob has an interesting portfolio of work, which includes facilitation, facilitation training and leadership development.

His clients include health providers, Public Service organisations and not-for-profits. He is also has a contract as Director of Education and development with the New Zealand Parole Board.

For more information, Rob can be contacted at Handyside Facilitation