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Nick Bennett

Nick Bennett PCC

After working as a leadership coach and management facilitator across regional Australia Nick created “Minds Aligned” a company that is the catalyst for organisations, businesses, teams and individuals to create successful change.

 He has had a multi-faceted career giving him extensive practical leadership and business management experience including  strategic planning, culture change, team alignment, leadership, training and facilitation, business development, recruitment, marketing and sales which he applies when engaged to assist others develop.

He is recognised as one of the leading internationally credentialed coaches in regional Queensland. A Professionally Credentialed Coach (PCC) with the ICF, Nick has over 6000 coaching hours and 30 years as a thought leader across a range of industry and business sectors in culture change, leadership development, team alignment and individual growth in large and small organisations and businesses – locally, nationally and internationally

Nick has designed, developed and implemented a range of organisational culture and change strategies in both the private and public sector across Australia, New Zealand and currently the UK, assisting business groups and individuals develop their culture, manage strategic change, improve workplace communication and evolve supervision and leadership abilities.

His innovative approach to coaching and facilitation in developing organisations and their people is demonstrated in their continuing use of Nick as a coach, facilitator and mentor.

For a 2 page PDF copy of Nick's CV, please click here


 Nick coaches in English.

Specialist Areas

 Leading High Performance Teams, Executive Coaching Leadership, Organisational Culture and Development, Performance Management, Advanced Facilitation Skills, Strategic Planning, Change Management, Conflict Management, Coaching Skills, Advanced Communication, Sales Development, Communication,

Corporate Experience

 It’s difficult to describe the path of a person like Nick. It is multi-faceted. Working in and away from the corporate world his experiences are what has established him as a grounded, values driven professional.  He has followed his curiosity rather than a career and ended up as well accomplished professional coach for the last 13 years and change catalyst for over 30.
His businesses client list includes many of the largest resource companies in Australia and the world along with SME’s and micro businesses. He has over 40 years’ experience in corporate and other life in a variety of roles including BDM, State Development Manager, Organisational Trainer, Regional Manager, Hotelier, Restaurateur, Safari Guide, Policeman and many more.


 • 2012 Diploma of Neuroscience (Leadership) 
• 2007 Diploma of Business and Workplace Coaching
• 2005 Diploma of Business (Front Line Management)  2005
• 1978 Associate Diploma Social Sciences (NZ Police) 1978
• Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) (ABNLP)
• Certified Master Hypnotherapist (ABH)
• Time Line Therapy Master Practitioner (TLTA)
Professional Affiliations/Credentials  
• Australian Institute of Management (Fellow 2013) – FAIM
• Institute of Learning Professionals (Fellow 2014) - ILPF
• International Coaching Federation (Professional Credentialled Coach) – PCC 2009