The Experts

Helen Holan

Helen Holan

Leadership, career and team coach since 2008

Helen has been delivering transformative career coaching, leadership coaching, team coaching and workshop facilitation since 2008.  She facilitates insights that change careers, people and organisations for the better.

Driven by curiosity and values of growth and contribution, Helen asks perceptive questions to spark understanding and encourages clients to stretch themselves to gain the results they desire.  With her pragmatic approach clients are supported to develop practical action plans and inspired and challenged to own their actions.

Helen’s approach delivers measurable results.

Prior to her coaching career, Helen consulted for PwC and PKF and gained broad commercial experience.

Helen is personable, professional and perceptive with high standards of quality and ethics. She delights in helping people own their career and be at their best.

Helen’s coaching is an investment in growth for both individuals and organisations.

Some of the organisations who have experienced the benefits of coaching with Helen include BHP, NOPTA, Murdoch University, Main Roads, Coates Hire, Kinetic IT, Thyssenkrupp, Cargill, RSM, NERA, Forrest Accountants, Water Corporation, Department of Finance, JV Engineering, Makmax and Virgin Australia.

Recent media coverage:

AIM WA – Online Networking: How to Improve your Virtual Handshake

Perth Now – Setting New Year’s Resolutions

ABC – Want a career change but don’t know where to start?

ABC -The fine line between being friendly and friends with your boss

ABC – How to tell good career advice from bad

The West Australian – Jobseekers urged to avoid social media trap

Professional Memberships:

Helen is a Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Career Development Association of Australia and the Asia Pacific Career Development Association.  She is a Member of the International Coach Federation.


  • Certified Global Leadership Coach, Global Team Coach and Global Leadership Assessment Coach
  • Language and Behaviour Profile Practitioner
  • MBTI Step I & Step II Practitioner
  • iWAM (Inventory for Work Attitude & Motivation) Practitioner
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Chartered Accountant with CA ANZ (2003 – 2013)
  • Accredited Mental Health First Aider
  • Qualified administrator of a range of psychometric and aptitude assessment tools


  • Certificate IV Coaching
  • BSc (Hons) Economics & Accounting
Kendal Drew

Kendal Drew

Kendal knows the courage it takes to change your career. She has over 30 years’ experience across a range of industries including the Defence Force, Mining, Education and Not for Profit sectors.

Kendal is passionate about increasing occupational wellness within organisations via career management, leadership coaching programs, training and workshops to increase engagement, productivity and joy in the workplace. Over the past eight years, Kendal has delivered career counselling, executive, change and transition coaching to individuals and groups across blue chip organisation and SME’s.

Kendal’s approach is a combination of enthusiasm, compassion and pragmatism to collaborate with individuals as they work through their present-day challenges to increase their contribution and move forward with confidence and composure. She partners with her clients in analysing their goals, assisting them to construct a clear vision, create actions to help increase their performance, achieve their goals and strengthen career satisfaction. Witnessing the successful transformation of clients in taking ownership and authoring their career success is the ultimate reward of her work.

Kendal holds a BSocServ (with Distinction) and a GradCert Career Development. Kendal is a Professional Member of the CDAA, APCDA and a Member of the ICF. Kendal is a qualified administrator of a range of psychometric assessment tools and a Points of You® Certified Expert.

Kendal is a past general member on the board of Tiny Sparks WA, and a number of local government and professional association committees focusing on increasing engagement in education and training.

Read Kendal’s My Future blog articles: Alternative Pathways to Higher Education & What is a Leader

Read Kendal’s Tiny Sparks WA blog: Back to (Paid) Work

Recent media coverage:

Business News (pages 26 and 36)

YMCAWA – What career is right for you?

My Future – What is a leader?

CareerWise – Leveraging values-based storytelling in job application processes