Maximising productivity & performance by intelligently fast-tracking engagement & motivation.
Founded in 1997, with our head office in Sydney, Australia, Life by Design® helps organisations around the globe improve engagement and motivation = performance, productivity and profitability.
Employee [Activated] Engagement
With over a decade of research in employee engagement and motivation, and extensive on-the-ground implementation experience, Life by Design® has become sort after experts in Employee [Activated] Engagement (EAE).
Our experience includes working with the majority of Australia’s Top 10 companies, many Best Employers as well as organisations such as Westpac, AMP, BT, CBA, NAB, ANZ, Coke, McDonalds, Lend Lease, Macquarie Bank, Randstad, Mallesons, PwC, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, TNT, SAP, 3 Mobile, Pfizer, Roche, Eli Lilly, AstraZenca, Flight Centre, Bakers Delight and Boost Juice to name just a few.
Ian Hutchinson – Chief Engagement Officer (CEO)
Ian Hutchinson (B.Bus, Grad.Dip.Psy, CSP) is Chief Engagement Officer & founder of Life by Design® and one of Australia’s top thought leaders, having worked with organisations throughout Australasia, Europe and North America. Ian has tertiary qualifications in business management, psychology and has studied internationally in career development. In 2012, Ian was inducted into the Australian Professional Speakers Hall of Fame when he won the Educator Award of Excellence. He is author of “People Glue: Engagement & Retention Solutions That Stick!” and “52 Strategies to Work Life Balance”.
Megan Zentgraf – Director, Employee Engagement
A specialist in innovative employee engagement, Megan has worked internationally in talent management, including three years in Silicon Valley Recruitment, consulting to clients from IBM Global Services and Microsoft through to Deloittes.
Kathy Hulme – Engagement Strategist
Kathy manages all aspects of Life by Design’s programs and solutions such as our world-first employee engagement system meCentral.com. Kathy’s background in customer service makes her ideally suited to supporting all our clients’ needs.
Meg Sheppard – Engagement Strategist
Meg brings to Life by Design an employee engagement background gained across a diverse range of industries, including law, retail, events, publishing & hospitality.
Bradley Hook – Digital Strategist
Brad is an online expert with international experience producing unique, highly interactive web systems for our diverse client range.
Joanne Beashel – Financial Services
Jo brings a wealth of experience from her background in administration, book-keeping and office management.