Our Team

Allan Ryan is a highly respected and experienced thought-leader, facilitator and innovation coach with a unique ability to “demystify innovation”. Inspired by Lawrence Hargrave’s “willingness to share experience for the benefit of others”, Allan founded Hargraves Institute as a community of practice for innovation and collaboration.

Our team, including Tess Julian and Sandra Loader, offers extensive experience working both in and with leading organisations, with expert partners who complement and collaborate with our community.

With expertise spanning innovation, collaboration, digital collaboration, leadership, diversity and strategy, and ‘collective wisdom’ on tap, we have the people, knowledge and experience to support your objectives. From the boardroom discussing strategy to facilitating programs, delivering collaborative events, innovation coaching, or simply sharing ideas over a coffee, we’re here to help. Just say ‘HI‘.

Our Experts

Allan Ryan

Founder & Executive Director

+61 418 614 243

Allan’s an educator, facilitator and coach who enables teams and organisations, both in Australia and internationally, to deliver real competitive advantage through innovation.

About Allan

Tess Julian

Principal Consultant

+612 412 044 184

Tess is an expert facilitator with over 15 years experience in organisational innovation, collaboration, mindset and diversity. Her 'people-first' approach underpins our Hargraves Innovator Awards which help organisations understand the stories, people and motivation behind successful innovation.

About Tess

Sandra Loader

Member Advocate (Victoria)

+612 413 452 484

Sandra’s a professional executive director focused on making a difference as a leader when it comes to innovation, technology, and protecting our environment.

About Sandra

Leisl Kimber

Member Services

+612 411 578 519

Leisl’s an extremely capable process innovator and skilled administrator with a passion for community, collaboration and innovation. Our admin queen, Leisl coordinates our Hargraves community and shares DIY tools for everyday work.

About Leisl

Our Expert Partners

CCS

CCS Corporation is an Australian company well known in training and development circles as the creator of the image-based communication tool, the Compatibility Communication System, or CCS Cards. CCS Corporation has partnered with Hargraves to produce the team collaboration tool known as, Collaborizza™.

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Innosis offer leading digital collaboration tools, including the seven-part diagnostic included in their book, ‘Designing Collaboration’ which outlines what’s required today to assist teams of the future in achieving this highly sought-after goal.

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Centre for Social Purpose logo

The newly created Centre for Social Purpose is a collaborative forum to address the sector’s challenge of how to become more commercial without losing what makes us unique. Their focus is to assist Not For Profits and provide a voice on matters affecting the sector’s ability to deliver their purpose sustainably.

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SWOOP Analytics helps organisations become better and faster at collaborating. They provide analytics for Microsoft Teams, Yammer and Workplace from Facebook with a focus on online behaviours, enabling you to measure and improve employee engagement and collaboration.

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ImagineNation™ is a global network of future thinking innovation leaders, experienced in designing and delivering a wide range of programs and tools that help you to discover how your organisation can create and deliver sustainable innovation through innovation culture, leadership, coaching and teaming.

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