Executive Manager, Northern Star Resources
Mental health from the (Under)ground up. A proactive approach embedding culture and technology
A passionate speaker, facilitator and author, Peta is currently Executive Manager at Northern Star Resources, one of the premier gold mining companies in the world. Her role encompasses high performance, leadership, talent and mental health and wellness. She also consults privately, overseeing clinical and organisational work.
Peta’s previous roles include the launch of a digital mental health platform (Biggest Mental Health Check-in) to help make psychological health more accessible, accurate and measurable to individuals and Corporates in more than 11 countries. She has a passion for utilising technology to improve mental health outcomes, and was the first company to commercialise the use of autonomic biometrics in mental health.
In 2017, Peta was named a Finalist in the Australian Telstra Women’s Business Awards – Entrepreneur category.
Peta is a sought after speaker, combining a unique insight into human behaviour after 23 years as a practicing Psychologist, with optimism, a sense of humour, and some powerful observations that apply to all of us.
Her publication of ‘The Vibrant Workplace’(TM) Approach in New York was described by US Journal Editor Dr Judah Ronch as “a unique and profoundly overdue approach to resolving challenges”. She has diverse clinical and organisational experience and has lectured in both Executive Coaching and Psychology at Post Graduate and Masters levels.