ANSON people

The ANSON team is comprised of dedicated industry professionals with extensive experience in the NFP and human services sectors. 

The background and experience of our people aspiring to be the best at what we do, coupled with our passion for helping others, equips us to provide advice on a diverse range of areas including recruitment, and consulting through HR, remuneration, strategy and change management. 

"... the quality of every organisation is simply an outworking of the quality and commitment of their people."

In addition to ANSON's high quality local team, we share an alliance with the leading national outplacement and career transition firm, Audrey Page & Associates.  Under this alliance ANSON holds preferred supplier relationships with numerous ASX100 and international organisations.

At ANSON, our people are everything.  We believe that this should also be true for your organisation because, the quality of every organisation is simply an outworking of the quality and commitment of their people.

John Broweleit

John Broweleit is a past Chairman at not for profit Assisting Survivors of Torture and Trauma Services (ASeTTS) and current Board member at not for profit Sorcit. He is a current director at ANSON Management Consulting, Sorcit, Lindentech and Tune In Digital as well as State Manager for Audrey Page & Associates in WA.

Prior to working with ANSON he has worked in national and international management positions in a range of industries including IT, banking and government. He holds a Diploma in Business administration from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor in Economics from Australia National University.

Jonathan Smith 

As well as being a director at ANSON, Jonathan Smith is executive director of another business and non-executive director of a community not-for-profit. Jonathan brings to these roles his wide ranging experience as a manager in commercial, community and government sectors.

Previous work includes organisational strategy, governance, project management, marketing, communications, and stakeholder engagement, across industry verticals including disability, aged care, mental health, education, media, and primary production. 

Jonathan graduated top of his class in both the Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from Curtin University (Dux) and Graduate Certificate in Management from RMIT (Dux). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Fine Art with Honours.

Sandy Dodge 

Sandy has more than 20 years experience in the Human Resources arena through the West Australian state government and the Australian Public Service. 

Sandy has extensive experience in all aspects of human resource management including HR strategy, workforce planning, policy development, coaching recruitment, change management, workshop facilitation, training and organisational development. 

Sandy holds a Bachelor of arts in Training and Development of, a Diploma of Business Management in HR, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and an Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Development. Sandy is accredited to administer the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Sandy is also an authorised marriage celebrant. 

Chris Jeffery 

Chris has worked in Human Resources for many years: he holds a policy background developing strategic human resource policies. His experience includes strategic human resource policy development; human resource management; performance management; job analysis; enterprise bargaining negotiations, and mediating.

He has worked for the State Department of Education in Human Resource Policy, as well as Assistant Director of Human Resources at the university of Western Australia and  Director of Human Resources at Murdoch University where the organisation twice won the Prime Minister’s Telstra Award as employer of the year.

Chris has been President of the WA branch of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and is a prestigious life fellow. He currently serves on the board of directors at AHRI

Prior to working in Human Resources Chris taught High School English and Literature in both Australia and Canada.

Chris is a published author in the fields of English teaching, writing and Human Resources, and he has co-authored a book with Sally Zanetic on gender and language in the workplace.

Ian Gorton

Ian has worked at owner/management levels in a wide range of industries including operational health, health service planning, across the acute, aged, and ambulatory care disciplines. Inclusive were HR role delineation, recruitment, training, and appraisal responsibilities.

These include CEO at regional hospitals, owner/operator of aged care facilities, Managing Director implementing Public Private Partnerships, Community/charitable, and church, not-for-profit entities.
Ian holds a Bachelor of Health Administration from the School of Health Management, University of New South Wales.

Anita Ghose

Anita has over twenty years of senior management experience in human services across both the government and not for profit sectors, in rural and remote Western Australia as well as Perth. She has extensive experience in a broad scope of areas including risk and sustainability analysis; research; program evaluation; tendering; policy; strategy formation and change management; and implementation of cultural reform and organisational capacity building. Anita has served as director at her own consulting company. She is a physiotherapist with business management qualifications.

Anita received a number of academic awards for her studies in physiotherapy, including; highest academic achievement award (three times), Dux of the Curtin University School of Physiotherapy and a Caltex Australia Offer of Scholarship in 1988. 

Anita also received a number of academic awards for her studies towards the Master of Business Administration, including the Curtin Merit Scholarship for highest academic achievement, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Gold medal, and the John Wilkie award.

In 2001 Anita was a State Finalist in the Telstra Australian Business Woman of the year Awards.