With Avanzar 

be the ripple effect 

Rowena is the founder and managing director of Avanzar Consulting. She is married and the proud mother of two children. Family connections play an important role in defining our company values and objectives.


Our Organisational Change services (strategy, business planning, process improvement, stakeholder engagement) are backed by Rowena’s tertiary qualification in business and over 18 years experience in the Corporate sector across a broad range of industries, including Not-For-Profits, Mining, Utilities, Finance, Retail, Wholesale and Manufacturing. Over this time she has developed significant expertise in implementing major business process change using project and change management principles, commercial and contract development and management,  business improvement and service programs. Rowena uses fundamental coaching and consulting skills to overcome business and project hurdles in the provision of services to entities.

Rowena also provides one-on-one coaching and mentoring services to individual clients or within the organisation environment. Group facilitation services are also provided based on fundamental coaching principles. These services are backed by Diploma education and ICF (ACC) credential and member support.

Lisa has had a diverse career working in Health, Retail, Hospitality, Mining, Immigration and Not-For-Profit across numerous Human Resource Management roles for over 15 years. She is also a mother of three.

Returning to her home town of Perth, Lisa has lived and worked in many interstate and overseas locations. These experiences have enabled her to adapt to many different environments and situations engaging with a wide variety of personal and business challenges.   One of her many passions is to coach others to become more resilient to change and to reconnect with self. 

Lisa also  specialises in career mapping and development, performance management and mediation. Her expertise is backed by her tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, as well as being an accredited ICF (ACC) Coach.

Rowena and Lisa also undertake regular professional development education and supervision to underpin our service offering.