Gerard Murphy Consulting. Improving lives and teams by facilitating honest, supportive conversations.

Gerard Murphy, Managing Director


Internationally experienced, inspirational management consultant with an extensive track record of building winning strategies and tactics for leading businesses and professional sporting organisations. Excellent presenter and key note speaker with a passion for achieving top performance by working with team dynamics using unique strategy realisation methods and training workshops.

Professional Summary

  • Adept at identifying key objectives for success through consultation with senior management and team members.
  • Global track record of providing effective solutions to corporate and sporting clients (USA, Europe and Asia Pacific).
  • Strong communicator in both written and verbal presentations.
  • In depth understanding of business dynamics and imperatives.
  • Excellent observer and listener with the ability to quickly form an understanding of which issues are relevant to success and which are not.
  • As Managing Director and Co-Founder of Leading Teams Australia played a prominent role in making Leading Teams Australia synonymous with achieving high performance in sport and business.
  • Well-honed ability to develop systems and training courses that are tailored to specific organisations and objectives.
  • Focussed on the creation of team values, values and professional relationship development to create a ‘Culture to Succeed’.
  • Impressive track record of building winning teams for broad spectrum of blue chip organisations like Caterpillar, Shell, Telstra and sports teams such as Geelong Football Club, Hurricanes, West Ham United, England Rugby League, England Rugby Union and Great Britain Olympic team.
  • Developed and implemented a strategy for growth and development of Australian Football in Europe.
  • Outstanding understanding of group and team dynamics and/or personal interaction with the skill to develop an understanding of how to contribute to successful team development in others.
  • Extensive and successful background in Marketing and Sales. Strong business management skills including budgeting and financial control.


  • Implemented and facilitated a leadership program for Geelong Football Club in their 2007 premiership year.
  • A key member of the coaching team with the victorious England Rugby Union team in 2011 Six Nations.
  • As Managing Director at Leading Teams Australia was instrumental in building an organisation that became synonymous with high performance in sporting teams and corporate executive teams.
  • Global high profile track record in both sporting and corporate organisations for successful team alignment, leadership and motivation.
  • Chairman of the Australian Football European Commission 2009-2012.
  • Regularly engaged as Key Note Speaker on Leadership, Motivation and Team Dynamics.