Jürgen Oschadleus is an international speaker, educator and consultant on project leadership, influence and effective communication. He combines his background in history, education and technology projects with a fascination for sport and psychology, and uses this to challenge people’s thinking and help them create new mental connections, apply knowledge and achieve the outcomes they seek.
With 20 years of education, strategic consulting and systems deployment projects in Africa, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, his communication and leadership seminars receive acclaim from participants on five continents. Jürgen also presents post-graduate project management classes at the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney, and writes for various international publications. His first book, Heart of Influence, was released in 2004.
Jürgen is the founder and director of Act Knowledge, and the Asia/Pacific partner of the Valense network of organisational consultants. He holds a Master’s degree in History, an MBA in International Project Management and Organisational Development, and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment. He is DiSC and SDI-accredited, an Advanced Toastmaster (Gold), and an active member of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Sydney Chapter. Jürgen holds PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential, and is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and a Fellow in the Institute of Learning Practitioners (ILP).
Jürgen’s family lives in Sydney, where he plays and coaches in his local football (soccer) league.
Kim is a founder and director of Act Knowledge. She obtained her qualification as a Chartered Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand (South Africa), and then started Iscor’s School of Finance at what was then South Africa’s leading steel manufacturer. Next she took a role as Head of Finance & Administration with Booz·Allen & Hamilton (South Africa), followed by a stint as Legal and Regulatory Analyst with British Airways in London.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Natal, and a Masters in Taxation from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
Kim consults and trains clients to improve their financial control over their business and or projects. When not working Kim is active in her local hockey club and plays competitive tennis.