Over the last 19 years, Sue Tomat has specialised in helping her clients become more effective and efficient written and oral communicators – this has significantly contributed to their success.
She has developed an extensive client base in a range of industries in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia. This exposure enables her to share knowledge about:
Written communication is one of Sue’s key strengths. She has developed a niche in training and consulting in writing over the last 19 years. Sue delivers training programs and consults to clients on business writing to help them:
Sue also focuses on designing and delivering training programs to refine other communication skills. More detail appears on the Services page.
In 2018, Sue began an exciting collaboration with InsideSherpa to create a virtual internship. Its aim is to help students build the skills and confidence to become job ready and future-proof their careers.
In 2000, Sue moved from the legal profession into communication consulting and training. She worked for a boutique consulting company before founding Paragon Associates in 2002. In 2012, she relaunched her business under the GumLeafGreen brand.
Sue has 12 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer in Australia:
Sue holds an honours degree in law from the Queensland University of Technology.
She is a certified administrator of the MBTI one of the world’s most widely used instrument for assessing personality type.
Sue completed a crash course on design thinking through Stanford University’s d.school in January 2017.
In 1998, the Australia Day Council gave Sue an achievement award for the work she did for the Queensland Government.