Gavin’s background is diverse as it is unique –He is a fully registered psychologist with over 12 years experience in both the sporting and corporate world. He has held a Directors position within a large consulting company as well as an internal head of HR. He specialises in developing excellence in high performing individuals and teams.
His book, “The Business Olympian” released in June 2008 captures the mental toughness lessons learned from elite athletes and how these skills can be easily transferred into the corporate world. Gavin consults to CEO’s, Managers and Elite Coaches delivering a variety of experiential Performance Mastery Workshops, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, and Team Building experiences.
Gavin is a keen basketballer, albeit suffers from still thinking he is 21. His interests include “playing with technology” general fitness and most importantly his 2 young children. He is currently working on his next three books and can usually be heard on one of the business radio shows across Australia and channel 7 sunrise program. He conducts a monthly podcast on mental toughness, interviewing CEO’s and Executives gaining their perception on mental toughness
He holds a Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Psychology from University of Western Australia, a Master of Psychology from University of Southern Queensland and his MBA is from Deakin.
Industry Expertise (3)
Sport - Professional
Areas of Expertise (4)
High Performing Teams
Performing Under Pressure
Leading Through Change
Building Your Mental Toughness and Resilience
Member of 2006 Olympic Team (professional)
team psychologist for the 2006 winter olympic team
Author Business Olympian (professional)
First book hit the book stores in 2008, three more on the way
Deakin: MBA 2006
USQ: Masters, Psychology 1998
Rod Leaver, CEO | Lend Lease Asia
A wonderfully engaging presentation that left the team understanding what it takes to be motivated and dedicated to be the best that they can.
Event Appearances (2)
Performing under pressure
Chamber of commerce Canberra
Building a high performing team
ARFF conference Sydney
- Workshop Leader
- Author Appearance
- Corporate Training