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Welcome to Partners in Change

Established in 2009 by Geoff Pearman, Partners in Change is now a Trans-Tasman consulting business working with clients in sectors as diverse as health, financial services, education, utilities, transport, tourism, manufacturing, construction, social services and central and local government.

We work with large companies as well as medium and small businesses.

Now based in Dunedin New Zealand, Geoff works with associates and colleagues in Brisbane, Tasmania, Auckland and Hawkes Bay. We are are committed to working in partnership with our clients to make a difference.

Meet Our Great Team

A Trans Tasman Organisational and Workforce Development Consultancy

Specialists in the field of Age and Work - creating innovative solutions

Geoff Pearman
Managing Director - Principal Consultant

Geoff is an experienced manager, facilitator and consultant recognised for his strategic and future thinking skills, his ability to initiate and implement complex organisational change and to develop innovative approaches to programme and service delivery.

Working full time in his consultancy since June 2013 Geoff has now established a successful Trans-Tasman business.

Geoff’s skills have been developed through leadership roles in the university, government and human services sectors. His career has seen him working in both New Zealand and Australia. He is an experienced workshop facilitator and conference speaker. Geoff has tertiary education qualifications in sociology, social work, adult education and training and development.

Contact me at
NZ:+64 210 250 7927
AU:+61 419 148 127

Muriel Roake
Associate, Co-Founder Senior Entrepreneurs NZ

Muriel is Auckland based and brings a wealth of experience from the corporate sector. Her career includes senior consulting across a wide range of industries and HR leadership roles within large scale employers in New Zealand and offshore. Her portfolios have included the development of organisational culture, leadership capability and talent pipelines.

She is passionate about the development of leaders and seeing people achieve their potential. A certified and accomplished leadership program facilitator, she most recently participated as a facilitator in a large scale personal development program for 9700 staff at Air New Zealand.

She regularly undertakes mentoring of young professionals, and coaches leaders and is developing a successful consulting business.

Leonie Wallwork

Leonie is Hawkes Bay based and works on a number of regional economic development and local business innovation and growth initiatives.

She has over 20 years experience as a senior executive at CEO level, Director, HR practitioner, Change Manager and Business Advisor. She is tertiary qualified in HR management and has worked in both Australia and NZ in local Government and the private and not for profit sectors.

Leonie has her own business consultancy specialising in change management, governance advice mainly in the not for profit sector, HR Management and risk management.

Rebecca Muldoon

Rebecca is Brisbane based and has over 18 years experience working as a business consultant and social worker, dedicated to helping individuals, teams and organisations reach their full potential.

She has worked in the government, private and community sectors to improve individual and organisational effectiveness through a relational and strengths - based approach, informed by the latest lessons from neuroscience.

Rebeccca has her own business consultancy specialising in organisational and team development, conflict resolution and change management. She is recognised by her peers and clients as being a highly skilled facilitator, mediator, coach, trainer, assessor and change manager.

Contact me +61 407 039 165

Peter Burrows

Peter is based in SE Queensland. His professional experience spans 37 years primarily in business development both in the corporate world and his own ventures.

He has a strong background in sales and marketing having worked in retail, construction, waste management and franchising.

For the past 7 years Peter has been a business coach and mentor helping business achieve their goals. His business philosophy is quite simple, ensure you enjoy what you do and the rewards will be forthcoming.

Karen MacGibbion

Karen is an experienced administrator and bookkeeper and provides support for Partners in Change from Brisbane. She has a background in administrative roles in New Zealand and Australia in the telecommunications, aviation and small business sectors.

Karen enjoys detailed work and is skilled in using XERO and MYOB as well as enterprise systems in the aviation sector. With an eye for detail Karen gets great satisfaction from setting up administration systems, learning new software programs and solving problems.

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