Leanne Warner is an inspiring and experienced leader and educator who is passionate about developing people and organisations.
A former CEO and Board Chair, Leanne has founded and led some of Australia’s leading charities, non-profit networks and leadership forums. Her strategic leadership skills, stakeholder management experience, people orientation and passion add great value, especially during change and where stability and growth are desired. She enjoys the challenge of working in complex environments and brings great energy, commerciality and a solutions-oriented approach to developing teams and coaching people to be the best they can be.
Leanne has held positions as CEO of Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation, and CEO and General Manager of Cure Cancer Australia and Camp Quality. She has also worked in corporate sales environments and as quality and training manager responsible for developing and accrediting leadership programs in the UK. As a business leader she has implemented organisational change, transformation and strengths-based approaches that have delivered tangibly positive results in engagement, productivity and turnover. At Camp Quality, her initiatives included developing and implementing leadership programs for volunteers and prospective service delivery leaders across the country.
Leanne has served on the judging panel for Telstra Business Woman of the Year in the government and non-profit sector category. Past Chair and Board Member of Include a Charity, a social change organisation that boasted 140 charity members across Australia, she has founded a number of leadership forums, research alliances and working committees, and is currently Leadership Hub Chair at the Nonprofit Alliance, a peer-to-peer coaching hub for CEOs and senior leaders.
She has a Masters in Management (majoring in Community Management) from University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Education from University of Melbourne. She has completed the Sydney Leadership program with Social Leadership Australia and is currently studying a Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. She is accredited in R2 Strengths Profiler and MSCEIT (emotional intelligence).