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Rosalind Cardinal

Creating better workplaces, great leaders and inspired teams

Rosalind Cardinal

Managing Director of Shaping Change

Specialty Areas

About Me

Rosalind Cardinal is the Managing Director of Shaping Change, a consultancy specialising in improving business outcomes by developing individuals, teams and organisations.

Ros is a solutions and results oriented facilitator and leadership coach, with a career in the Human Resources and Organisational Development field spanning more than 20 years. Ros brings an energetic and proactive approach combined with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Her expertise spans leadership development, organisational culture, team building, change and transition management, emotional intelligence, organisational behaviour, employee engagement, strategic direction and management.

Ros is an outstanding facilitator whose passion is evident in her work. She is able to engage and empathise with her audience, while providing challenging insight that encourages people to think outside parameters. She has a unique skill set that combines an incredible depth of facilitation and training capability with strategic understanding. With this she becomes instrumental in both shaping a people strategy and also then translating that strategy into creative, engaging and high impact organisational initiatives.

Ros is a talented executive and leadership coach, with current coaching clients at Executive and Senior levels in Government agencies, private enterprise and the community sectors. She is a sought after guest speaker and subject matter expert at events and conferences.

Ros’ certifications include LSI / GSI / LI and OCI / OEI (Human Synergistics), Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (ebpsych), Myers Briggs Type Indicator Step 1 and 2 (APP), 4Mat Learning Type Measure / Hemispheric Mode Indicator / Leadership Behaviour Indicator (4Mat Aust.) and Political Intelligence (Dattner Grant). Ros is also a certified Change Management Practitioner (Project Laneways) and an accredited practitioner in Human Instincts (Hardwired Humans). Ros is a Certified Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI), a member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) a Professional Member of the Australian Association for Psychological Type (AusAPT), a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of the Neuroleadership Institute. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources from Deakin University, an Australian Human Resources Institute Professional Diploma in Human Resources and has completed the Australian Graduate School of Management Executive Program, Strategic Human Resource Management.

Ros heads her own leadership networking group, the Shaping Change Inner Circle, bringing together business leaders from around the state to connect and learn.
In addition to Ros’ own blog, she is a contributing writer for Leaders in Heels, The Huffington Post and for E-Mile “People Development” Magazine. Ros’ business story is showcased in the 2014 book “Australian Entrepreneur”. Shaping Change was a finalist in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Small Business Champions Awards and Ros was a winner in the 2015 Australian Edupreneur Awards (Business Consulting category). In 2016 and again in 2017, Ros was awarded Leadership Coach of the Year – Australia by Corporate LiveWire in their global Innovation and Excellence Awards. In 2016 Ros released her first book “The Resilient Employee: The essential guide to coping with change and thriving in today’s workplace”.

Qualifications

Ros is a Certified Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI), a member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) a Professional Member of the Australian Association for Psychological Type (AusAPT), a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of the Neuroleadership Institute. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources from Deakin University, an Australian Human Resources Institute Professional Diploma in Human Resources and has completed the Australian Graduate School of Management Executive Program, Strategic Human Resource Management.

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