Peak Trainers Peak Trainers

Peak trainers are highly skilled and experienced professionals with years of practice and training experience in their field.

Donna NeilsonDonna Neilson

Senior Advisor, Trainer, Consultant

As a past elected member with over 19 years' local government experience, Donna Neilson is the ideal choice to deliver any of Peak Services local government specific training. Donna brings a unique understanding of local government to Peak, making her a highly valued member of our team.

She has served on the LGAQ Policy Executive and established a hallmark mentoring program for the Australian Local Government Women’s Association. Her nuanced understanding of governance has also attracted a number of directorships on Boards.

Donna is qualified in Governance and Administration, and Training and Assessment and holds legal qualifications.

With Peak, Donna delivers accurate and timely advice, training, mentoring and professional development to the local government sector.

Jason ScottJason Scott

Senior Advisor, Regulatory, Managed Services

Jason Scott has comprehensive skills in community engagement and legislative compliance garnered from management positions in both State and Local Government.

He had a long career with the Qld Police Service, working in General Policing, Child Protection and Police Intelligence. He has investigated a wide range of offences and prepared written briefs of evidence. He has experience managing Local Law Compliance Officers for Queensland Regional Council.

Jason’s experience spans a diverse range of community needs from Community Engagement and Network Development to Disability Services. He has successfully introduced the Local Area Coordination program into large urban, multicultural and rural communities.

Jason Scott has a strong focus on situational awareness, threat assessment and communication skills, as well as adherence to legislation for compliance in a safe and ethical manner. He has advanced qualifications in government management and is certified in training and assessment.