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Summary of Curriculum Vitae:
Collier has had over ten years experience in private consultancy
since establishing T Issues Consultancy. Initially he undertook this
work on a part time basis but since 2002 he has been working in this
role full time. As the principal of this sole trader business,
Grahame is the key deliverer of all T Issues Consultancy work. While
he occasionally sub-contracts other consultants or works as a part
of a consortium, he is personally involved in all projects.
Issues, Grahame Collier has undertaken significant projects with
international, national, state and local government agencies, as
well as with industry and non government organisation clients. He
works across public health and environment sectors and works within
a sustainability framework. The work delivered by T Issues
Consultancy focuses on service planning, service delivery, program
evaluation and facilitation and is mainly related to the education
and training sector. Projects undertaken range across a diversity of
issues and challenges and often require a mix of strategic and
public communication skills.
addition, Grahame is a highly experienced trainer and facilitator
and delivers significant training to his peers in the sector. Much
of this relates to capacity building in facilitation and education
planning delivery and/or evaluation.
has also written in detail about issues of sustainability and public
health and has had a significant number of papers published in peer
Environment Protection Authority NSW *
in various senior roles in the Education and Community Programs
Branch involving the design, delivery and evaluation of education
and training programs - Most recently Director Community Education;
prior to that Director Industry and Community Education. Activities
included conduct of major social marketing campaigns, community
education with a range of communities [e.g. People from Culturally
and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds], training programs with
industry and local government, management of industry partnerships
programs, management of significant social research and evaluation
12 months experience as A/Executive Director Education and
Management of the Environmental Trust Program [three years].
Establishment of Environmental Education policy and cross
government activity [responsible for the NSW Council on
Director’s role, responsible for management of over 25 staff and
budget of over $2Omil per annum.
Significant community engagement functions.
Worked extensively with local government to develop
understanding of legislative change and ‘appropriate regulatory
authorities’ responsibilities under POEO.
Department of Environment and Conservation from September 2003
as the Manager AIDS Education and Prevention. NSW AIDS Bureau,
including 6 months experience as A/Director AIDS Bureau.
Managed all aspects of AIDS education and prevention in NSW
including, social marketing campaigns [in conjunction with
Commonwealth Health], education programs for gay men, injecting
drug users and the general community, grants programs for
non-government sector agencies, management of the Needle and
Syringe Exchange Program, social research and evaluation.
a number of major AIDS education/prevention documents.
Responsible for a budget of over $2Omil per annum and 15 staff.
Health Organization [WHO]
in Geneva, Switzerland as a contractor to the Global Program on
AIDS for over 12 months.
Coordinated the global HIV/AIDS schools program in conjunction
with staff from UNESCO.
the WHO document School Health Education to Prevent the
Transmission of AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Conducted training workshops in developing countries for
teachers, policy makers and healthcare workers.
as T Issues Consultancy ongoing project work is conducted with
Planning Association [FPA]
years as Education Manager at NSW FPA. Managed of a large team of
educators who conducted training for doctors, nurses and other
health and welfare professionals and delivered community education
and schools programs.
Previously a secondary teacher for ten years and head of faculty
[three years] in Health, Personal Development and Physical
Education, NSW Department of Education.
delivered teacher training and consultancy in Personal
Development for the NSW Department of Education [six years].
Bachelor of Education: University of Western Australia.
Graduate Diploma in Adult Education: University of Sydney.
Diploma in Physical Education: Sydney Teachers College.
Completed course work in Master of Education program. Sydney
Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
Significant short courses in facilitation skills, conflict
resolution, mediation, presentation skills, program evaluation
President of the Australian Association for Environmental Education
member of the National Environmental Education Council
Executive Officer of the NSW Council on HIV and AIDS
a number of professional bodies including the Australian Association
for Environmental Education, the Australasian Evaluation Society,
the Australian Health Promotion Association, the Australasia
Facilitator’s Network, and the Australian Water Association.
Former member of the Board of Oz Green, the Advisory Board of the
Australian Association for Environmental Education, the National
Education Council for Birds Australia and the Australian Water
Authority’s Water Education Committee.
Life member of Manly Warringah Life Line and also the Student
Welfare Association of NSW
NSW Environmental Educator of the Year 2009. [AAEE] Australian
Environmental Educator of the Year 2010.