About Us

Terry Harper

Terry has more than 25 years Australian and international experience delivering natural resource management and sustainability outcomes for community benefit. This includes extensive senior executive experience managing Australian World Heritage Areas (e.g. Wet Tropics, Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island, and Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves of Australia), more than 52 million hectares of protected lands and waters, and establishing self-funding business arrangements for natural areas. Terry knows the business of government at the international, national, regional and local level, especially in relation to environment, natural resource management, sustainability and Indigenous engagement. 

Terry is a Churchill Fellow and has represented Australia in United Nations negotiating forums on sustainable development. His energetic style and unique mix of big ideas and business pragmatism help clients solve wicked problems and deliver improved performance.


Liesl Harper

Liesl is an education and training expert with a passion for using evidence-based insights to improve individual and organisational performance. Liesl has more than 25 years experience in professional and strategic leadership roles creating online learning materials, leading professional development and enterprise level change management programs, and designing and delivering a range of organisational development and evaluation projects. 

Liesl consistently brings a creative, vision-directed and people-orientated focus when leading and managing change resulting in strong networks and lasting relationships. Evidence-based innovation is a hallmark of her work. Liesl has led whole of government processes and developed frameworks for inclusive educational practice at a domestic and International level and as Director of Ladder Consulting (a Division of TerraFormDesign Pty Ltd). Her mantra ‘diversity not deficit’ celebrates the unique potential of every learner in every environment.