Jennifer Shepherd (nee Harris)

Bachelor of Adult Education - Human Resources (U.T.S.) Bachelor. Psychology University of Western Sydney (UWS)

Jennifer's professional career has centred on leadership, management development, employee and team development and workplace mental health including resilience, mindfulness, communication, counselling skills and stress management.

Having consulted to Shepherd & Shepherd for some time, Jennifer joined our organisation full-time in 1999.

Jennifer holds degrees’ in Adult Education - Human Resources from the University of Technology, Sydney, and Psychology (Distinction) from the University of Western Sydney, and is an accredited Lifeline Telephone Crisis Counsellor. She has held the positions of consultant - Career Progression & Planning and Senior Consultant - Management Training with ANZ Bank, and Manager – Leadership and Management Development with ANZ Funds Management. In conjunction with her work with Shepherd & Shepherd, Jennifer was employed by the University of Western Sydney as a tutor in Psychology whilst completing her post graduate studies and was involved in tutor training workshops as a facilitator. Jennifer also continues to be a Lifeline Crisis Counsellor.

A key focus of her practice has been the design and delivery of management and professional training programs and she holds formal accreditation in several learning modalities and psychometric tests including T.M.I. (Team Management Index), H.B.D.I. (Hermann Brain Dominance Index) and Myers-Briggs Personality Type-Indicator. Jennifer's principal responsibilities with Shepherd & Shepherd are to consult, research, and develop learning solutions offered by the company.