the Corporate Mechanic®
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International best-selling author, educator and global consultant, Todd Hutchison, is known as the Corporate Mechanic™ and has been recognised as a pre-eminent business leader by WA Business News and an awarded speaker and certified speaking professional (CSP) by the National Speakers Association of Australia.
Inducted into the Worldwide Who's Who Hall of Fame in 2013, Todd was awarded the 2013 Professional of the Year (Consulting).
He takes a helicopter view of helping people and businesses get clarity on their strategy and areas of improvement, and supports them making it happen through project management and behavioural performance.
Todd is a graduate and Fellow of the prestigious Leadership Western Australia programme, a Fellow of the Australian Institutue of Management, a founding member of Rotary Bay View Claremont, and was featured in the international best-selling book Millionaire Mentors as an acclaimed Mentor in Australasia.
Todd resides as the founder of People Rich, with offices in Australia, the USA and UK, and the CEO of the Asia Pacific region, as well as the Chairman of the Australasian College of Leadership and Coaching, and a Board Director of the Institute of Mind and Behavioural Sciences.
With a love and passion for behavioural sciences, Todd is able to bring a wealth of business expertise, coupled with knowledge of business systems and infrastructure, and a deep understanding of how people work, in transforming organisations through enhancing the performance of individuals and teams. He specialises in performance behaviour and project management.
Todd has significant executive leadership experience, having executive Director roles with organisations like Deloitte, Curtin University and the People Rich Group, and a former Officer in Charge position the WA Squadron Air Training Corps (rank of Pilot Officer).
He has significant board of management experience including the former roles as the National Chairman of the Australian Project Management Institute Council (and WA Chapter President), Chairman of the International Institute of Project Coaching, Chairman of the Polytechnic West (Swan TAFE) Audit Committee, and Council member of Curtin University.
Todd has some nineteen tertiary qualifications across the disciplines of engineering, business, coaching and information technology, including a Masters of Business Administration in Technology Management from Deakin University, and a Masters of Commerce in Information Systems from Curtin University of Technology. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute, a certified Master Project Coach with the International Institute of Project Coaching, and an accredited Master Project Director (MPD) with the Australian Institute of Project Management. He is the author of the world's first book in Project Coaching, being one of the world authorities on the subject.
He has received achievement awards from WA Business News, Worldwide Who's Who, Curtin University of Technology, TAFE, National Speakers Association of Australia, Project Management Institute, WA Squadron Air Training Corps and the WA Police Service, and having received a world championship award in pipe band music (grade 2) in 1998 with the Western Australia Police Pipe Band in Glasgow Scotland.
Todd also is an internationally certified DISC and Extended DISC Behavioural Consultant and accredited Master Trainer, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner and Trainer, Master Coach, a Master Time Line Therapist and a certified PsyOpus TSS Consultant. He is also trained in Quantum Linguistics, Germanic New Medicine, Counselling and neuroscience.
Todd's books are based on mastering people skills with a business application. He has a number of books, DVD and CD products, some of which are only available through People Rich programs. In 2012, with the release of Millionaire Motivators - Todd became an international best-selling author.
Current Professional Memberships and Associations
Todd currently holds the following professional memberships:
- Hall of Fame Recipent: Worldwide Who's Who
- Fellow: Leadership Western Australia
- Fellow: International Institute of Project Coaching
- Fellow: Australian Institute of Management
- Trainer: National Federation of Neuro Linguistics Programming
- Graduate: Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Founding Member: Rotary Bay View Claremont
- Corporate Member: Local Chambers
- Corporate Member, American Chamber of Commerce
- Member (former National Chairman): Project Management Institute
- Member: (Founding Director): Institute of Mind and Behavioural Sciences
- CSP Member: National Speakers Association of Australia
Anand Menon, Project Director at Clough
“I had the pleasure working with Todd in the roll out of the Project Management Training for key personnel within Clough. Todd has the unique capability in not only developing the project management methodology to suit the organizations operations but also in keeping the training modules as simple as possible for personnel to understand. I am confident that any Company which utilizes Todd and his team from People Rich for the project management aspects will earn its returns with the cutting edge the training would bring about.”
Graham Colborne, Director of the Project Management Institute (WA)
“Todd is a true expert in Programme, Portfolio and Project Management. But it doesn't stop there, Todd's exceptional understanding of the issues surrounding business change and the personalities of those involved make him an undeniable first choice both as consultant and practitioner. I have no reservation in recommending Todd's services to anyone looking for expertise in this area.”
Garry Prus, City of Wanneroo
“I have found the People Rich program to be the most inspiring and beneficial training of my professional life. It is a program that provides insights, self-awareness and practical tools to blend together – the result being a better balanced and equipped individual, leader, worker and colleague”.
Henty Farrar, Department of Regional Development and Lands
“Todd is a very knowledgeable and capable coach who is very fluent in the material he offers. It’s amazing the insights that can be gained and the learning that can be derived when the professionals at People Rich help you to understand your flow and your strengths”.
Paul Lyons, Ecocentric Energy Systems
"People Rich has given me the tools and personal skills to expand what is possible for our organisation and see beyond our capabilities. As a result we have started to see an increase in opportunities and have been able to lay the foundations for real and sustainable growth. If you want a better business and a better life then get People Rich."
Nicholas Jerrat, CEO of IdeaBank
“Todd is one of those rare people that gets it. He knows that success in business and life takes passion, commitment, adaptability and a focus on results. These are attributes Todd has in spades. I have seen him deliver outstanding results to his clients over many years and in many different capacities. If you are in need of outstanding strategic thinking, backed up by a focus on high performance and delivery, give Todd a call.”
Vic Grant, Manager at Western Power
“Todds energy, enthusiasm and professionalism are a constant source of inspiration. His project experience in particular is of the highest caliber and is complimented by a natural leadership style, close attention to detail and genuine willingness to help people.”
Mark Whitehouse, CEO of ProCopy
“Todd, operates an innovative, creative and highly efficient business. Todd is an energertic, motivated person, His services at People Rich will improve your business, I have no doubt about that!I'd recommend his services to anyone.”
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