Leadership Team

The LeadershipHQ Tribe

Here are your people. People with passion, people with a commitment to excellence, people who want to see you succeed. This is your Leadership HQ Team.

LeadershipHQ Team & Associates
We know it can be difficult to find people and businesses that you can trust and be confident in working with. Over the years, we have worked closely with a select group of people around the country, forming close, quality and long-term partnerships. They are people with passion, people with a commitment to excellence, people who want to see you succeed. Based on our experience, we recommend these to you. They are your LeadershipHQ Team and Associates.


Sonia McDonald

Sonia McDonald

Founder and CEO, LeadershipHQ

Sonia McDonald is the CEO of LeadershipHQ. She is a thought leader, dynamic speaker, entrepreneur and writer who has over 25 years’ human resource management and organisational development experience.
Sonia has held senior roles in organisational development, learning and development, strategic recruitment and talent management fields. Sonia’s natural ability to network, build connections and develop collective leadership within groups has become a trademark of her coaching and training approach.

Edward (Ted) Bonel

Edward (Ted) Bonel

Business Strategist - Strategy & Execution Advisors

Ted has an Honors Degree in Engineering; he is a Certified Gazelles/Rockefeller Habits Coaching Partner and a Certified Argenti Strategic Planning Facilitator, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors & Member Institute of Management Consultants.

Tony Wiggins

Tony Wiggins

Managing HR Consultant at LeadershipHQ, State Secretary AHRI QLD Council

Tony is a business focused Organisational Development and HR strategist with an extensive 25 year career across organisations operating in the Healthcare, Building and Construction, Finance, Government and Not-for-Profit sectors.
Throughout his professional career, Tony has proved to be a motivated professional with a strong ability to perform and deliver.

Bill Andrew

Bill Andrew

Managing Director, Bill Andrew and Associates Pty Ltd

Bill is a talented Executive Manager, who works within the fields of organisational and individual development, with particular focus on assisting the development of leaders through effective coaching practices. In order to offer advanced coaching to create sustainable high performance outcomes, Bill utilises his extensive experience in senior line management and executive consulting, gained throughout his 15+ years working across a wide range of organisations in both Australia and New Zealand.

Kim Bruton

Kim Bruton

Coach, Mentor, Speaker, Development Consultant

Kim has expertise in leading organisations, teams, leadership communication styles and leadership styles. Kim has been described as engaging, authentic and transparent with the people she comes in contact with. Whether this be facilitating groups, 1:1 coaching, or just ‘being’ in the moment.



UBalancer Solutions work with emerging leaders across Australia to transform personal and professional effectiveness.

We manage a network of highly specialised coaches who are experts in applying scientifically brain-based coaching techniques to transition high potential drivers to high performing thrivers.

Flare HR

Flare is the next generation cloud-based HR & Benefits Administration Platform. It significantly reduces HR admin time & help you manage the entire employee life-cycle. It also allows you to offer your employees Australia’s best possible benefits through our online Benefits platform, which gives you access to products usually exclusive to big companies.

HR Business Direction

HR Business Direction are Managing Consultants focused on people and compliance to assist businesses in maximising performance and productivity.

HR Business Direction as specialist skills across; Industrial Relations, Workplace Health & Safety, Strategic HR and Workplace Psychology and work strategically with our clients.

Connect With Our Tribe

LeadershipHQ is the head quarters for leadership excellence. All of our providers have been screened to maximise the potential for success. We would love to put you in contact with one of our providers.