Lainie, the founding Managing Director of HR Squad has over 20 years’ experience working in large global and local organisations specialising in leadership development, talent management and generalist human resources.

HR Squad’s philosophy is about building capable and engaged leaders. Lainie believes that the key to an organisation’s success and longevity is its leaders.

“Getting the people stuff right is so important, we know that a people mindset is the biggest lever you can pull to ensure sustained financial and cultural success”.

Lainie has worked with some Australia’s most influential organisations including North Mining, Adidas, GE, Country Road, Telstra and Asciano. However, Lainie’s real passion is unlocking the potential in all leaders and has deep expertise in talent and leadership development.

Lainie enjoys cooking up a storm in her spare time, a hit of golf and hanging with her 2 kids Georgia and Jack and husband Chris on the weekend. Lainie also runs a small business called ‘Beads for Babes’ which helps support young women in India build their own business through the selling of beads.