leadership & communication

Creative Wisdom
Facilitator | Executive Coach | Corporate Actor | Program Designer

Brett’s calling is to help people generate quality results and relationships through creativity & human connection. Brett has extensive experience in both the performing arts and business worlds. He draws on the artist’s know-how of human behaviour, human development theory and, business acumen garnered from his work across diverse industries. As a professional singer / songwriter, Brett plays on the Australian folk music scene and has released two albums of original songs.

Brett began his vocational life with a Bachelor of Education, studying human development and drama. He entered the performing arts as a professional actor, musician, community theatre practitioner and leading improvisational theatre performer. In Boston, USA, Brett trained, then worked with, the globally regarded ‘Shakespeare & Company.’ Brett returned to Australia and joined the teaching staff at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), teaching Australia’s emerging talent in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting), and also teaching in the NIDA corporate training arm. Next, Brett took on a leadership role at Actors Centre Australia (ACA), where he developed & taught curriculum, directed student productions and managed teaching staff. Doing so, he forged his own successful approach to leadership that he incorporated into a burgeoning sideline consultancy in business education, specialising in Arts-based methodology in combination with academic & action learning. After some years as a principle consultant in a leading creative learning consultancy, in 2015 Brett founded Creative Wisdom with the intent to help individuals & organisations achieve quality results through creativity & human connection.

Qualifications and Accreditation:

  • Bachelor of Education (SACAE) 

  • MBTI Certification 

  • DISC Certification 

  • L-Map 360 Leadership Assessment Tool Certification 

  • HBDI Certification 

  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training

  • 'The Leadership Circle' Accredited


Brett is director of his own coaching and facilitation business, Creative Wisdom, and a highly valued associate of Duncan Young Consulting.