Rhyll Gardner - Consutlant, Accredited Advisory Board Chair and Executive Coach
Rhyll is a proven executive with over thirty years of broad experience along with innovation and execution skills developed through a combination of diverse roles managing businesses and leading strategic decision making, growth, turnarounds, critical operations, acquisitions, divestments and re-organization. She brings a depth and breadth of experience across the corporate, private and not-for-profit sectors to her clients and adds value through her ability to quickly interpret and apply a strategic, lateral thought process to problems and issues. Rhyll’s particular skills base includes:Leadership Coaching Advisory Board Chair Strategy – Planning and Execution Sales Performance and Business Development Results and Outcomes Governance and Board engagementRhyll is described as “an inspirational leader and a great role model”, as “highly energetic, focussed and organised”, “with a strategic focus and an eye for detail”. Over a long career in banking and financial services at St.George Bank, Westpac, Suncorp and BOQ, Rhyll filled executive management roles in treasury, risk, compliance, marketing, corporate banking, retail banking and group strategy. She played a key role in St George’s considerable growth and achievements as a business bank and extended this to retail banking, increasing performance, profitability, customer satisfaction and employee engagement. As Queensland MD, Rhyll presided over St George’s successful expansion into a challenging new market, building growth and brand awareness across the retail, business and wealth management sectors through all channels. As General Manager of Group Strategy for St George she drove strategic development and supported the division’s performance and at BOQ, she led the AUD440 million acquisition of Investec. Rhyll also has over 10 years of governance experience as a director in the finance, education, social services and arts sectors.