Who we are

Leanne Muffet Founder & Managing Director

Managing Director Leanne Muffet, is a strategist, award-winning project manager, a planner and an engagement specialist.  Her work has been described as ‘transformative’.
She has held progressive roles in academia, local and state government, peak bodies, an international design firm and with the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office.
She designs and applies engagement practices to grow legacies.

Over the past 20 years Leanne has applied her expertise around Australia to deliver tangible and sustainable outcomes in a variety of projects. With a diverse background in Human Environments, Corporate and Environmental Planning and Social Science, Leanne is proficient in cultural change, project management, engagement and integrated outcomes.

Leanne has extensive strategic and leadership experience in complex multilateral projects. This includes working with the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office (2002-2005) where she built and delivered a $12million regional sustainability program, managing stakeholder engagement for the City of Adelaide’s Carbon Neutral Plan, and leading the $1.6 million SA Strengthening Basin Communities program working with 11 councils to implement climate change readiness along the River Murray.  Her dedication to applying ethical and transparent corporate governance ensures that projects leave a legacy of increased skills and capacity within agencies and communities.

Leanne’s qualifications include an award-winning Social Sciences Honours degree (Geography and Psychology), graduation from the Governor’s Leadership Foundation (2004) and a Diploma of Sustainability (2013), including studies in carbon accounting.

Leanne brings depth, cognitive psychology, clear communication and intellectual rigour to discussions. Her work has been recognised through four awards from the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), and commended by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2).   Systems thinking is in Leanne’s DNA.

For further information refer to: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leanne-muffet-strat-matters/

Angela Mullan Finance

Angela is a skilled bookkeeper with more than 15 years’ experience in the financial sector.


We have established trusted working relationships with a range of skilled professionals with whom we collaborate on projects. Our collaborators are:

Jeanette Gellard  An engagement specialist, facilitator, coach and evaluation strategist. Jeannette has more than 25 years’ experience in the rural and environmental sectors.

Mark Searle  Mark has more than 20 years of Local Government CEO and senior management experience where he has led inclusive and successful change across a range of organisations.

Dr Katherine Hodgetts  A qualitative analyst specialist, whose expertise includes survey design and development, interviewing, analysis and report writing.

Rodin Genoff  Rodin is an internationally recognised and award-winning cluster development expert, specialising in sustainable business both in Australia and Europe.