Deirdre Albrighton - Chief Executive Officer
Deirdre began her career in the Arts and has never shied away from the creative and different. As a Management Consultant, Project Manager and Trainer with over 25 years experience in both Public and Private companies, Government Departments, state and federal, and as the Director of her own business, Deirdre has always explored new and innovative ways to deliver training more effectively, expand people's thinking and get the most out of every development opportunity.As the National Manager of the ACTS business, Deirdre brings these skills to the table in the way the team work with their training clients and business partners. 'Trust is the foundation of any relationship' says Deirdre. 'If our partners trust us with the training and development of their people, they have just handed us the most expensive part of their business. We don't take on this responsibility lightly'.
Deirdre has a Bachelor of Arts and Post Graduate qualifications from Flinders University in Adelaide, with majors in Sociology, Policy and Public Sector Management. An accredited work place trainer and assessor, Deirdre leads a team of dedicated people who deliver a wide range of curricula and consulting services to diverse organisations, integrating the Vocational Sector, Higher Education and Professional Development for the clients of the ACTS business.
Some of the clients Deirdre has consulted and delivered training solutions to include, Bluescope Steel, Queensland Health, Department of Immigration, Brisbane City Council, RAAF, Strata Data, Mitsubishi Motors Australia and Dealerships, South Australian Government, DFEEST, Safework SA, Dimension Data, Nyrstar Port Pirie & Hobart, Hugh Hamilton Wines, Ink on Paper, Betta Electrical, Hunt Energy, Adelaide Airport Limited, Learning Seat and Marion Council.Deirdre and the team are available to consult to your business on management consulting strategies, psychometrics, online learning and the utilisation of accredited training in your development programs.