Susan Handisides

Susan Handisides

Consultants and Coaches

Susan has over 20 years’ experience in commerce, team leadership, management and consulting. She has a special interest in improving effectiveness and engagement for teams and offers businesses and individuals a unique blend of a commerce background with a passion for and strong experience in facilitation and coaching.

Holistic in her approach, intuitive and challenging; Susan is a qualified Life and Career Coach and holds several accreditations to administer personality and coaching assessment tools.

Susan’s professional experience includes the coordination and delivery of change management processes, in both the public and not for profit sectors, career coaching for a range of clients from management through to blue collar, and facilitation of workshops for a range of clients.

Susan has designed and facilitated many management skills and leadership development programmes for leaders within organisations to enhance their capability.

She has extensive experience in increasing the effectiveness and engagement of teams using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator personality type tool, the Four Elements tool, and is an accredited Self Directed Search facilitator.

Susan is a confident and articulate facilitator who has assisted numerous public and private organisations with strategic and business planning processes, team building, strategy planning and with conflict resolution.

She has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) and a Diploma in Career Guidance. Susan has current memberships with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA), Career Development Association of NZ (CDANZ) and the New Zealand Association of Psychological Type (NZAPT).


  • Team Building
  • Group Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Career Management


  • Public Sector
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for Profit
  • Education
  • Location: Coaches and Facilitators
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