Roxanne Strauss

Roxanne Strauss is the change maker, highly skilled in cultural transformation and leadership coaching, implementing behavioural change within small to medium sized organisations and aligning business vision, strategy, brand and culture.

Roxanne has over 15 years business experience in Corporate, Non-profit, Start-ups and Government sectors with a diverse set of experience across markets; Australia, Europe, Africa and the USA and industries; technology, local Government, banking and finance, superannuation, management consulting, youth, mental health, aged care, disability, sport and community services . Roxanne has delivered over 2000 hours of individual coaching and facilitated group processes with senior leaders, teams and executives delivering innovative change programs that have led to productive and sustainable cultures.

Looking at the bigger picture and implementing cultural change can be very powerful for organisations. Bringing awareness and partnering with them on that bold and courageous journey to build a high performance purpose driven and values based culture is very rewarding.
— Roxanne Strauss

Spending 3 months in Silicon Valley California in 2015, Roxanne returned passionate about the latest business technology and is always on the lookout for the new cloud-based tools that will support people to reach their potential in the workplace. Roxanne has worked for several businesses that had lean, six sigma and agile thinking at the centre of their approach and brings these processes and a customer focus to any client she works with.

A Master of Management, Graduate Diploma in HR, Advanced Diploma in Group Facilitation and Bachelor of Commerce, Roxanne also has accreditation in NLP and Timeline Therapy, MSCEIT (Emotional Intelligence) and Organisational Coaching using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, DISC and the Integrative Enneagram Questionnaire. She has also received Level 1 accreditation at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership. Travelling the world to explore diverse cultures and traditions combined with volunteer roles on the Board of Directors for Ardoch Youth Foundation and more recently Lengo Football Academy demonstrates Roxanne’s kind and caring dedication to helping others and supporting less fortunate communities in need.

A strategic thinker, Roxanne Strauss is also efficient, disciplined, energetic, passionate, and understands the fast pace demands and pressures facing organisations within the modern world. Drawing on globally recognised business qualifications, rich travel experiences, volunteer roles and the drive to continue learning through short courses, Roxanne cleverly integrates training, knowledge and wisdom with a business lens to empower business with cultural transformation programs. 


testimonials

Roxanne is an inspirational leader with great vision and articulation.
She has true strengths around leadership development, transformational change, aligning values with work and stakeholder engagement. She is warm, caring and a true enabler of a team.”
— Sue Stone, Organisation Development Manager - Asia Pac at Penguin Random House Australia
 

I was a new leader when I worked with Roxanne at the City of Melbourne, and must credit a significant part of my professional development to her role as my manager.
Roxanne is committed to guiding and mentoring her staff in a professional, knowledgeable, dedicated and compassionate fashion that motivates her staff to be their best. Roxanne draws from her extensive and wide-ranging skills to create a workplace that is innovative, challenging and creative.
She also creates a space that is open to grow and evolve, and is keen to learn new things herself. In the 18 months that I worked closely with Roxanne, I have seen our workplace transform in attitude, morale and vision under her guidance.”
— Biheng Zhang, Philanthropic Grants Officer at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
 
 
 

Roxanne approached her role at ANZ with enthusiasm, positivity and the utmost professionalism.
Roxanne demonstrated a great ability to manage her direct reports and a large number of internal stakeholders efficiently and effectively under considerable time pressure.
Roxanne carried out her role with unwavering commitment.
The success of the project was directly attributable to Roxanne’s leadership and hard work.
I have no hesitation in recommending Roxanne for any change management or leadership role”
— Dominic Fleeton, Senior Associate at Ashurst
 
 
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