OUR PEOPLE

qualified, experienced, engaging and motivating

Helen Smale:

Beginning her working career in medical laboratories, Helen subsequently worked in a number of science and management roles in the health sector, dairy processing and aquaculture where she built a world-wide reputation for new-to-the-world innovation and leadership before joining Forté Management fulltime in 2013. Her qualifications include Diplomas in Training and Development and Professional Coaching and she has completed study in positive psychology through Berkeley University. In 2018 Helen was appointed to the Cawthron Institute Trust Board. She is a widely experienced, motivating and entertaining presenter who delivers a breadth of knowledge and practical workplace experience.

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Tony Smale:

Tony also began his career in medical laboratories where he attained his first management role. Subsequent education and experience in various management and business ownership roles led to the formation of Forté Management in 1991. Tony has a number of qualifications including an MBA (Henley). His specialisation is in the impact of Kiwi national culture on innovation and business performance. He is a highly regarded, captivating speaker, combining the latest in research with a deep understanding of what does and does not work in the Kiwi workplace.

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