Carole’s major focus is partnering with individuals and teams in transition.

Her diverse industry knowledge and experience, extensive coaching ability and calm strength helps clients understand, get clear, explore options, craft strategies and develop resources. This enables them to take effective action, achieve goals and deliver solid commercial outcomes.

With individuals she specialises in expatriate transition, local executives moving to a new role and lifting leadership thinking and impact.

With organisational based clients she partners them to develop or change organisational cultures. Her expertise includes providing frameworks and knowledge to guide process, practical expertise in stakeholder engage- ment, program development, plan development and implementation.

Her work with Executive teams includes newly formed or reformatted teams that need to establish and deliver on their mandate, organising and collaborating, connecting with stakeholders and capturing learning.

Feedback from Carole’s clients strongly validates the value of her grounded presence, further adding that she provokes their thinking and provides critical support as they transition and transform.

Recognising her work with leaders, Carole is a published author including co authoring, “Mastering the Art of Leadership” and contribut- ing to “Women in New Business Leadership” and the soon to be published book by Peter Hawkins on Team Coaching.

She maintains special interest in coach professional development and is an accredited Coach Supervisor.

Carole is the co-founder OSULLIVANFIELD and was previously a Partner of Praesta Australia and Asia Pacific. She has over twenty five years corporate experience across a range of industries including healthcare, heavy manufacturing, insurance and consulting. She is married with university and school aged children and in precious spare time enjoys trying to be fit, floristry and gardens, cooking and live theatre.


  • Masters Applied Science (Psychology of Coaching), University of Sydney 2011
  • Coach, Mentor and Consultant Supervisor BCG 2012
  • Accredited Team Coach BCG 2011
  • MBA, Macquarie Graduate School of Management 2003
  • Diploma in Human Resources, Monash University 1995
  • BA in Communication, Mitchell College of Advanced Education 1983

Accreditations include:

Genos Emotional Intelligence; Hogan’s Leadership Suite (360 degree tool); the Human Synergistics LSI, LI tools; Lominger competency models and Choices 360 degree tool; Master Trainer in Team Management Systems tools.