Narayan van de Graaff

Senior Training Consultant - Peak Services

Narayan van de Graaff

About Narayan

With over 32 years’ experience in the human resources and management consulting fields, Narayan has provided a vast array of training and services to a range of organisations, including Local, State and Federal government agencies.

Narayan provides a very strong adult learning focus to his training. He ensures that it is experiential, practical and closely linked to workplace needs and realities.

He is also consistently described by clients as highly enthusiastic, creative and dynamic in his approach.

“Narayan is the go-to person for Human Resource Development. His training style is innovative and thought-provoking. Narayan always works to ensure that learning continues beyond training and into the workplace.”

Core Capability

  • Course design across disciplines
  • Training across councils, education and private sector
  • Relationship Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Engaged Learning Delivery

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Accounting, Economics
  • Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences, Psychology
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Accredited in DiSC, Four Quadrant
  • Leadership, Executive Coaching and others
  • Accredited in Crisis Counselling

Key Experience

Principal Specialist, Management Consultancy

Narayan has owned his own management consultancy, for 25 years.

During this time, he has provided training to mayors, councillors, managers and staff in around 90 councils, as well as dozens of other clients in the public, educational and private sectors.

He has designed and delivered a range of workshops and webinars in Performance Management, Managing Time and Stress, Long-Term Strategic and Financial Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Managing Change and Uncertainty, and many other fields.

As an HR specialist for the past 32 years, Narayan has also worked as a senior consultant with various strategic partners for 25 years.