Natalie Collard

CEO Quartz Group


Natalie is the founder of Quartz Group, where she applies human-centred philosophy and executive coaching strategy to help leaders optimise their potential. In August 2021, Natalie was featured by Industry Era magazine as one of the 10 most successful CEOs of 2021 for her work with Quartz Group and the dynamic range of executive experiences that led her to its inception.

An experienced and current senior executive and non-executive director, Natalie has over 15 years mentoring experience, including as a Business Mentor for APEC Women’s programs. Her career highlights include being awarded International Woman in Renewables of the Year (2018) for her work as Chair of Women in Renewables and EGM Industry Development at the Clean Energy Council. In 2013, she was Telstra Business Woman of the Year – Victoria (Community and Government) as a result of the business and industry transformation she led as CEO of Australian Dairy Farmers Ltd. Her commercial experience includes leading Corporate Affairs for two Australian States for an ASX20-listed company during a time of significant strategic realignment. 

Natalie has significant experience working in government and defence strategy. In 2011, she managed an emergency post-September ‘11 arms control meeting of 32 countries in Paris and spoke on biological weapons at the United Nations in Geneva. Natalie has managed $1.2bn in corporate contracts and, as the Defence Department’s lead negotiator on security treaties, negotiated seven bilateral agreements including Australia’s first treaty with NATO.  Natalie is passionate about supporting women to embrace and navigate leadership throughout their career journey.

Eimer Boyle

Developmental Coach, Facilitator & Talent Management Specialist


As a development specialist, Eimer has been Head of Department in the secondary education sector, worked in small businesses and held several leadership roles in the corporate sector.

With over a decade’s experience working as a Talent Management Lead for a large global multinational organisation, Eimer has worked across ANZ & ASEAN, developing leaders, teams, and individual employees. Eimer has a preference for talent solutions that awaken leaders to their true capabilities and has a passion for career development and one one leadership coaching conversations.

As a certified developmental coach and facilitator her studies include Meta coaching, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Integral Semantics and STAGES model of human development. Eimer is accredited in a range of talent development assessment tools including DiSC, Wave, and Genos Emotional Intelligence.

Currently Eimer leads a private practice as a coach working with individuals who are at key transition points in their lives, facilitating their development on purpose.

Alongside her private work, Eimer collaborates with Fran Connelley bringing her expertise in coaching and facilitating to Fran Connelley Culture and Communications disability service provider clients across Australia. Eimer co-authored the Workplace Culture & the NDIS Workbook with Fran for those leading the work of people and culture within organisations working alongside their CEO’s.

Eimer co-facilitates the monthly She Leads Series with UXL Coaching Founder Soo Balbi supporting women who lead to perform at their best.

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