Key Staff

Facilitators with the knowledge and experience to ensure your success.

We are an experienced team of facilitators and trainers who work in partnership with your organisation to enhance communication, build teams and improve work processes.

Daniel Cohen

Daniel Cohen
  • Facilitator and Senior Trainer
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Master of Arts in Experiential Education
  • Certified Training and Development Professional

Facilitator Profile

Daniel's expertise and enthusiasm for professional development result in an innovative and dynamic approach to training, ensuring program content is current and relevant to the specific needs of clients. As a corporate trainer with over fifteen years experience, Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge gained through work with some of Australia's largest and most prestigious corporations.

Daniel designs training programs to simulate work situations, challenging the way participants behave and allowing them to practice and learn collaboration He incorporates his qualifications in traditional teaching methods with his expertise as a trainer and consultant to facilitate training programs that maximise learning, participant involvement and enjoyment. Traditional and experiential approaches combine seamlessly and effectively for a diverse range of companies seeking to improve teamwork within and across their teams.

In 1996, Daniel completed a Masters thesis that investigated methods of optimising the experience of participants in an educational setting. This research highlighted the impact of gender, age and program length on training outcomes, furthering Daniel's knowledge base and proving invaluable in devising uniquely effective programs.

Daniel is an active member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, achieving the status of Certified Training and Development Professional. In addition, Daniel is accredited to deliver the Team Management Systems range of survey instruments including the Team Management Profile and Strategic Team Development Profile.

Recent clients include BHP Billiton, Queensland Cricket, Brown Brothers, Telstra and Origin Energy.

Michael Kent (Big Mike)

Michael Kent (Big Mike)

MC, Senior Facilitator, Special Events Coordinator, Technical Director

A dynamic and enthusiastic performer, Michael has worked with a wide variety of audiences over an exciting and diverse array of events for nearly two decades. His (slightly mysterious) background encompasses fields as diverse as Advertising, Radio Electronics, Aerobics, Milk Delivery and Education; skills which are all somehow put to good use at ACE!

No matter how you find him - dressed as a fat cop for the ACE Murder Mystery, as Lamar Belafonte the arrogant Belgian Industrialist, or playing it straight to deliver a tailor-made team building program - big mike's extensive experience as a trainer, facilitator and MC to many of Australia's top corporations ensures your events and activities will be professionally hosted, memorable and great fun.

Fiona Struthers

Fiona Struthers

Trainer, Facilitator and Office Manager

Fiona's fun, energetic personality lends itself equally well to innovative team development programs as it does office management. A vital cog in the ACE wheel, Fiona's peerless expertise, exacting attention to detail and passion for team building have been honed by years of involvement in every aspect of program design, production and delivery. Whether facilitating a training session, providing AV assistance or coordinating logistical support, Fiona's commitment to making every program a successful program ensures that no detail is left to chance.

Deb Dalziel

Deb Dalziel

Trainer & Facilitator

Fresh Outcomes director & principal consultant, Deb Dalziel, is a passionate and energetic facilitator. She has a reputation for engaging and motivating participants to embrace new concepts and strive for personal and organisational excellence by using practical and creative techniques.

Fresh Outcomes

Her skills and experiences over the past 15 years have seen her work in many business sectors including education, finance, retail, not-for profit and government.

Justin McGinley

Justin McGinley

Trainer, Facilitator and Master or Ceremonies

Justin has a degree in psychology (Honours) and has worked with ACE for eight years.

His professional experience includes being the feature comedian for Circus Oz and Circus Royale. He has travelled the world as a performer and has some unique skills in the areas of hat juggling and unicycle.

Cath Hedge

Cath Hedge

Trainer, Facilitator and Master or Ceremonies

Cath has worked with ACE for five years and has toured the world with Circuz Oz as a stage and production manager. She is a talented performer and logistics coordinator. Her area of special talent is trapeze and circus skills.

She has experience working with the Melbourne Comedy Fesitval, National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Spiegeltent and the Lorne Performing Arts Festival.

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