Tony Shepherd


Tony Shepherd is a leading Australian Professional Development and Management Consultant working within Australia and internationally. He has written, trained and consulted in key areas of management and business including personal and corporate communication, business development, relationship management, negotiation skills, media skills and issues management. The development and delivery of specific professional skills development programs and executive coaching is a key focus of his consultancy.

By background, Tony is a highly qualified lawyer holding a Master of Laws Degree from Sydney University having worked as a commercial lawyer and advocate before moving from legal practice to launch his specialist consultancy. Additionally, he holds teaching qualifications in communication from both Australian and English academies. He has also worked in Federal Parliament as a Research Officer and political Speech Writer.

Tony has consulted in Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States to numerous national and international corporations including AON Risk Services, ACNielsen, Amalgamated Holdings Ltd (Rydges Hotels, Greater Union Cinemas), AMP, ANZ Banking Group, Asciano/Patrick, Australian Industry Group, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Crown Ltd, FTSE, GrainCorp, GHD, InterContinental Hotels Group, Ipsos, John Holland Group, Macquarie Bank, Novartis, NSW Police, Pfizer, Rio Tinto, Schneider Electric, Superpartners, Syngenta, UGL Ltd, Virgin Australia, Wesfarmers, WPP Group and numerous other Corporations and Professional Firms as well as consulting to both State and Federal Government Departments and instrumentalities. He is also a member of, and consultant to, the Australian Institute of Management and a member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development.