Lynne Stephens

Founder and Managing Director of Australasian Leadership Academy

Lynne founded and Managing Director of Australasian Leadership Academy in 2010. Lynne’s previous career spanned 15 years with TAFE Queensland……firstly with the Barrier Reef Institute, then to Wide Bay TAFE as the Corporate Business Manager, then she was seconded to Sunshine Coast TAFE to build Sunshine Coast TAFE’s commercial capability through the creation of the Centre for Leadership Strategies.

Her role includes developing customised training solutions for Corporate Clients Nationally, building strong relationships, developing business alliances and partnerships.

Lynne has worked closely with the Deloitte Leadership Academy, Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship,  Gravitas Leadership Group, Latitude Learning Academy, lynda.com + LinkedIn, Primal Solutions, Skillsoft Asia Pacific and more recent partnerships with Skillings Education & Wellness Designs…….mapping online courses/content to National AQF Qualifications, developing & delivering flexible, blended training programs Nationally and Internationally and assists clients to achieve their training goals.

Lynne’s background is in teaching; however over the past 25 years she has been the Key Account Manager for a number of Corporate Clients throughout Australia.

Lynne has an Advanced Diploma of Project Management, Advanced Diploma of Management, Diploma in Business (Frontline Management), and a Diploma in Hospitality Management as well as the Certificate IV in TAE.

She is a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) and Associate Member of Australian Institute of Project Management (MAIPM).

ALA is an AIPM Endorsed Course Provider for the Diploma of Project Management.

Lynne has been honoured to be nominated for many awards including:

• Sunshine Coast Regional Finalist – Owner Manager of the Year AIM Excellence Awards 2013 (Australian Institute of Management), Sunshine Coast Excellence in Business Awards Finalist 2011

• Finalist in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand – Business Services and Diversified Services category in the 10th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and ultimately awarded a Bronze Stevie Award Medal – 2013 – New York City

• Bronze award winner for Women of the Year Stevie Awards – Asia-Pacific Stevie® in Seoul 2014

• Telstra Business Awards 2015 nominee

Lynne is committed to developing customised training solutions for Corporate Clients Nationally, building strong relationships, developing business alliances and partnerships. Her focus is on business development, continuous improvement and quality assurance to achieve the outcomes of our projects and ensuring that we exceed customer expectations.

Connect with Lynne in Linkedin.




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ALA Project Officer

Deb joined ALA as Project Officer 2022, bringing 15 years’ experience in RTO compliance and operations.    

In 2007 Deb completed a Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education and Cert IV in Training and Assessment whilst tutoring at TAFE. Then moved on to managing compliance and RTO operations whilst completing further graduate studies in Health Science. 


ALA Project Officer

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ALA Admin Support

Amberlee has over 15 years’ experience in Administration, Data Entry, Accounts Recruitment and Human Resources across various industries.  

She has vast experience in customer service-based roles as well as internal database management and implementation, team training, staff support, process implementation and ever changing administrative duties


ALA Admin Support

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ALA Project Officer & Admin Support

Sally has over ten years’ experience in providing HR services to government departments across the Northern Territory, and an additional 15 years’ experience as a Business Administration Officer.  
With considerable experience in change management, workforce development and project management. Sally is also experienced in providing expert employee life cycle services, managing teams, mentoring and is skilled in directing and enhancing administrative processes.  
Sally holds a Cert IV in Human Resource Management and will graduate with a Diploma of Business Administration in August 2021.


ALA Project Officer and Admin Support

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Digital Marketer and Admin Support

Levi is a Digital Marketer and Admin Support at ALA. His special area of interest is calendar and email management, data entry, email marketing, updating digital platforms, CRM management, social media management, and conducting market research. 

He was born and raised in the Philippines and speaks Filipino and English. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of San Carlos, Philippines. 

He has been a freelancer for over 6 years now and provided admin support in different businesses around the world. 


Digital Marketer and Admin Support

Australasian Leadership Academy (ALA) has a team of experts with a powerful blend of skills and expertise.  

Our team has a broad range of experience in:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Administration
  • Project Mangement
  • Human Resources
  • Program / course development
  • Marketing
  • Webdesign & development
  • CRM & Student Managemen Systems
  • Work / life balance – working remotely

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