Kathy McKenzie

 Kathy McKenzie is a keynote speaker and trainer with a diverse background in human resources, sales and management.  Her varied career has given her a depth of understanding of the development of human potential.  In her training she will inspire you to think about your own potential and how to continually develop both personally and professionally.

Kathy specialises in training neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and teaching techniques of personal mastery.  She has a Masters in Professional Vocational Education and Training.

 Kathy has committed to presenting with humour and spent 3 years at Humourversity studying humour and the structure of an effective keynote.  She aims for edutainment – Education and entertainment at the very same time!

 Kathy is the CEO of FIREUP Coaching, Melbourne.  FIREUP Coaching are specialists in NLP and every program utilises this proven methodology of human development as the underpinning foundation.  It makes a strong foundation for any sales, customer service or management training.

FIREUP Coaching's client list includes Optus, Shell, The Department of Primary Industries, and Mt Hotham to name a few.  Kathy has facilitated international conferences for the Asia Pacific Sales Managers of FedEx and Oracle.  She is a Master Practitioner of NLP, Trained Nurse and is currently completing her ICF Coaching Accreditation.

 Kathy is committed to constantly improving the quality of all her training and coaching programs and positions FIREUP Coaching as a leader in the area of human development.

 A large portion of Kathy’s career was spent with Flight Centres International so she understands the need for practical and applicable skills.  (If it didn’t contribute to the bottom line in Flight Centres in her day forget it!)  During her 7 years she managed a city office and a regional office.  With a passion for sales she was also a million dollar consultant for several years and then transferred to Vancouver as the Canadian Training Manager.  Her role in Canada was to assist in the initial set up of Flight Centres in Vancouver, which was a valuable experience requiring great flexibility.

Kathy has a skill set rare in the Australian market and brings fun and enthusiasm to every session she conducts.



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