Liz Cole is the Managing Director of Grow EQ.
Liz Cole is the Managing Director of Grow EQ, managing a team of highly experienced consultants providing high quality, simple to understand solutions for organisations to reduce risk, improve performance and grow. She is also a Lead Auditor for quality, safety, environmental and food safety management systems with JAS-ANZ accredited certification bodies.
With over 20 years of operational experience from supervisory to senior management levels, Liz has a strong reputation for her ability to work effectively with personnel from the CEO to front line operational staff. As an expert in her field, she provides high quality solutions that are simple to understand and delivered on-time and within budget. Liz keenly promotes knowledge transfer to those she works with thus empowering your staff and making them self-sufficient.
Liz has worked in both for profit and not-for-profit organisations, the latter being The Australian Quality Council where she assisted other organisations in the development and implementation of risk management systems and process improvement initiatives to increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction. She has also developed and delivered training in these areas as well as team facilitation and leadership, process improvement tools and techniques, and ISO management systems.
With a passion for learning and a desire to help organisations develop sustainable business performance, Liz has completed a Masters in Total Quality Management (continuous improvement) at the University of Wollongong and has successfully completed a Certificate IV in Carbon Management and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Liz has worked in businesses small and large in the following industries and more – not-for-profit, food processing, packaging, chemical, project management, automation control systems, electrical, engineering, architecture, construction, landscaping, surveying, traffic control, manufacturing, brokerage, professional services, veterinary, fuel handling, fuel refining, software, wholesaling, recruitment, pharmaceutical, and health care industries.
Liz is passionate about helping organisations in Knowledge Management, Process Improvement and Management Systems. She loves playing and coaching “soccer with weapons” (hockey).