Who's Anneli?

  • Professional People Whisperer

  • Skilled parallel parker

  • Running, salsa and roller-blading addict

As a professional People Whisperer, Anneli has been working with leaders and teams to improve their communication and interpersonal intelligence for over a decade. She brings to her clients a recognised expertise in the field of below conscious communication and motivation. She is obsessed with decoding people and performance dynamics for improved results.

Anneli is also an accomplished leadership speaker, mentor and co-author of Developing Direct Reports: Taking the guesswork out of leading leaders. She is currently working on her next book: ‘Decoding Resistance: The real reason people won’t do what you want’. Anneli’s flagship leadership program for young professionals was a recent finalist in the 2014 LearnX Awards and she was a proud finalist in ANZI Coaching’s ‘Coach of the Year Awards’ in 2010, earning the designation of Master Coach in 2012. 

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  • Communication & Influence

  • Creating conversations

  • Interpersonal intelligence

  • Team dynamics

  • Presentation impact

  • Self Awareness

  • Employee Motivation and Engagement

  • Leadership Coaching & Mentoring


  • Bachelor of Business (HR Major)

  • Diploma of Coaching

  • Certificate IV in Coaching (Advanced Practitioner)

  • Neuroleadership 101

  • Certified iWAM Trainer and Profiling Practitioner (Inventory of Work Attitudes and Motivations)

  • Certified LAB Profile Consultant and Master Trainer (Language and Behaviour)

  • Certified Results Coach of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment

  • Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ) Enhanced Skills Practitioner 


  • 2014 LearnX Impact Award Finalist, Best Talent Management – Performance

  • 2010 ‘Coach of the Year’ Finalist, ANZI Coaching

  • 2008 MCEI Winner - Professional Achievement Category



  • Accredited Master Coach with Australian & New Zealand Institute of Coaching (ANZIC)

  • Corporate Member of Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI)

  • Member of Organisational Development Australia (ODA)

  • 2012 Leadership Team member of ODA

  • 2009 Secretary of the ICF Victoria

  • 2009 MCEI (Marketing Awards) Judge


Anneli has been a tremendous asset to our organisation. She has the truly unique gift of being able to cajole, probe, challenge, nurture, communicate and interrogate in such a way that she makes all who work with her become better people and to bring out the latent talents we all possess.
— Robert Klupacs, Executive Chairman Magdajano Pty Ltd (August 7, 2013)