Mandy Smith

Mandy Smith

Consultants and Coaches

Mandy is a Gallup Certified Strength Coach who has over 10 years’ experience working in government, along with 5 years’ experience running a corporate training and development business overseas. Her areas of speciality include leadership and talent development, change management, performance management and organisational team performance.

Mandy’s career in government includes leadership roles in Local Government, State Government as well as in the Department of Premiers and Cabinet. In one of her leadership roles Mandy has been responsible for 19 staff across 5 different locations.

In 2007 Mandy co established a successful corporate training and development department at Eton Institute in Dubai and within 5 years, Eton has become a leading corporate training provided in the United Arab Emirates.

She spend five years in the Middle East developing content, material and methodology and delivering high quality training and leadership development programmes to numerous government, multi-national and local clients.

Mandy brings to CDL a training approach that is unique and high energy. She has a strong belief that learning only occurs when people are in an active state and are able to relate learning to a current situation. Mandy uses a strength-based learning style and facilitates learning by helping clients to recognise their strengths and talents and developing strategies to bring out maximum energy and talents of individuals, teams and organisations.

Mandy’s subject matter expertise includes leadership development, communication, cultural change, team development, business skills, change management, report writing, introduction to management, time management, public speaking, executive coaching, customer service, negotiation skills, and coaching to coach.

Mandy has a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of South Australia and is a Gallup Accredited Coach.


  • People Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Corporate Training and Facilitation
  • Training Design
  • Leadership Development


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Construction
  • Government
  • Engineering
  • Banking
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