Behavioural Specialist, Leadership and Team Facilitation, Senior Leadership Coaching, Team Leader and Coach
Lyndon Bray has had a rich and varied professional career, which has seen him traverse both the corporate and sporting worlds over the last 30 years.
During the period 2001 to 2008, you may have seen Lyndon running around on the rugby field, as a leading referee in the Super Rugby Competition, or holding the whistle in a major test match somewhere in the world.
Before his professional refereeing career, Lyndon spent time as Telecom New Zealand’s Induction Training Manager and then moved onto the Bank of New Zealand where he managed the Call Center training for the People and Culture Department. He became accredited as an Extended DISC Profile Behavioral Specialist (2001) and received a Diploma in Business Management at the Australian Institute of Management (1996).
Lyndon is also a fully accredited facilitator and coach in the Team Management Services products, including the globally recognised "TMS leadership behaviour 360 degree feedback profile" and the "TMS team management profile".
braydiver is proud to be bringing the globally recognised range of TMS products into South Africa, as their current sole accredited provider working within the South African market.
He has run his own business (Coach for Success) in Wellington and after his refereeing career moved into sports management, leading the Super Rugby Referee Team at SANZAAR for ten years.
As a head coach Lyndon brings to the leadership program a strong “why” culture, the ability to help people ‘peel back their own onion' and find their personal why. As a strong advocate for coaching and personal growth, Lyndon will challenge people to open up their own world of possibilities.
Lyndon is passionate about art and music (he plays the piano), an avid golfer, and loves a conversation over good food and wine!
Leadership and Business Team Facilitation, Senior Leadership Coaching, Organisation Development and Strategic Planning
Paul Diver is a highly experienced leadership and business team facilitator, senior leadership coach, organisation development and change consultant and employment relations adviser.
Paul is well known for his past success with IAS Learning Group both internationally and in New Zealand. He is now entering a partnership with long time colleague, Lyndon, to create braydiver and to continue the work he is so passionate about.
Paul facilitated the IAS Proteus Leadership Program from 1996 – 2012 with more than 180 senior leaders completing the program. He continues to work extensively in the sports sector facilitating the Sport NZ sponsored Chief Executive Leadership Programmes from 2009 to 2016, the High Performance Sport New Zealand Leadership Programs from 2013 and facilitated the SANZAR Referee Annual Workshop from 2012 to 2016.
He continues to facilitate leadership programs with 5 Degrees Consulting within NZ.
Paul, like Lyndon, is a fully accredited facilitator and coach in the Team Management Services products, including the globally recognised "TMS leadership behaviour 360 degree feedback profile" and the "TMS team management profile".
Paul also established the Three60 Consult Ltd (previously Paul Diver Associates) workplace relationships consulting business in 1991 and continues as the founding Director.
Paul is a law graduate of the University of Canterbury with early career roles at the State Services Commission, the NZ Employers Federation, and Director Human Resources for NZ Breweries Ltd (Lion).
Paul loves all matters “Rugby” and supporting family and friends “to be the best that they can be” and will one day take his voice back to musical theatre performance for which he has a passion.
Client Liaison and Program Logistics
Karen brings a wealth of experience to the role of Client Liaison and Programme Logistics, a critical element of the success of any leadership program.
She is our key logistical contact – liaising with clients, participants and venues. Karen is invaluable in the successful delivery of our Leadership Development Programs. She makes keeping logistics on track and keeping clients in the loop, look effortless.
Karen coordinated many events during her previous roles with some of New Zealand’s foremost companies. These include Pricewaterhouse Coopers; IAS Learning Group; Sealord; Lion Breweries and NZ Wines & Spirits. Event management, workshops, conferences and seminars are her forté.
When Karen’s on the job, the task at hand will be managed in a personable, seamless manner.
Karen is a dedicated and committed fitness enthusiast. She has represented New Zealand at World Games in Rhythmic Gymnastics and continues to work out at the gym regularly to stay fit and flexible. She thrives when close to nature – especially enjoying beach walks, swimming and boating at the beautiful Coromandel beaches and off-shore islands. Family and friends are top of her list, and travel is always on her agenda.
She’s also a professional at cooking and especially enjoys Thai cuisine and summer barbecues.