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Anthony Callinan

Director | Executive Advisor | Executive Coach

Anthony is a leadership coach who uses Marshall Goldsmith's best practice Stakeholder Centered Coaching built on the insights and experience gained over 30 years as an executive with BHP, Woodside and Jemena (Singapore Power). He was privileged to work with some of the best and brightest people developing successful high risk, high-value projects. As a business unit leader familiar with life in large organisations, he understands the nuances of working on complex projects and transactions with teams of diverse, highly talented people.


Anthony built his career and reputation on his ability to mobilise and motivate teams. His teams were recognised not just for outstanding achievement but also for being great places to work. Together they forged deals that supported significant resources and infrastructure projects. His teams were known for their creative thinking and empowered people who developed smart, high-value services for their energy customers. He brings this same supportive performance focussed leadership style to his coaching practice.


Over the last ten years, Anthony qualified and worked as an executive coach and mentor, supporting CEOs and managers in a range of commercial, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. After gaining qualifications as a governance professional, he now also helps these organisations strengthen their governance. He currently works part-time as the secretary of a professional membership association. 


In addition to his business career, Anthony has served as a director and committee chair and member of educational, community and arts organisations. He works in his local community as a member of Rotary International.


Anthony is qualified in engineering and completed an MBA. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and has postgraduate qualifications in Corporate Governance. As an experienced international executive coach, he has certifications and accreditations from recognized executive coaching organizations, including:


  • Certified Global Leadership Coach

  • Certified Global Team Coach

  • Certified GLA Coach

  • Stakeholder Centered Coaching Executive & Team Coaching

  • Senior Executive Coach (Pharos Coaching)


Other certifications and memberships include Chartered Company Secretary, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders (Australian and NZ), a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute.

Anthony’s clear business thinking and principles, mentoring and team selection, commercial acumen were critical skills in the evolution and growth of the group and it’s assets.

General Manager, Business Development

Anthony is an innovative leader who always took a strategic approach to issues. He was not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom.

Senior Corporate Affairs and Policy Executive

Anthony is a strategic commercial thinker who also is able to construct processes which are instrumental for gaining alignment with stakeholders

Gas and LNG Consultant