Hannah leads Challis & Company's Leadership consulting practice including services in assessment, on-boarding, development and succession.
Hannah spent nine years working as a Managing Consultant in the Sydney and Chicago offices of SHL, a global leader in talent measurement. At SHL, Hannah ran senior-level assessment and development centres for executive recruitment, promotion, development and succession for clients in financial services, professional services, pharmaceuticals, health and government.
She joined Macquarie Group [ASX:MQG] in 2004 and left there in 2015 as Global Head of Talent. Over 11 years, she built and led a global function of 25 in EMEA, North America, Asia and Australia covering recruitment assessment strategy; organisational development; talent management; learning & leadership development, and culture & engagement. She reported to Macquarie’s Global Head of Human Resources.
Hannah is a Registered Psychologist, with a practice areas endorsement for Organisational Psychology; a Member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Organisational Psychologists, and the American Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute and a certified HR practitioner.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Research) with Honours in Psychology and a Masters in Applied Psychology with Honours from UNSW Sydney.
Hannah sits on the Advisory Committee for Organisational Psychology Programs at Macquarie University. She sits on the Boards of the Australian Psychological Society and The Shalom Institute at UNSW Sydney.