Tony Wiggins


Tony is a business focused Human Resource expert/thought leader with extensive experience across organisations operating in the healthcare, building and construction and finance sectors.

Tony’s experience spans the human resources discipline working within complex multidisciplinary organisations that has supported the development of innovative business-focused HR solutions in the areas of attraction, recruitment and retention, organisational capability, learning and development and talent management.

Tony holds qualifications in Organisation Development and Training, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Organisational Change, Project Management, Training and Assessment and Business Administration.  This diversity of learning and experience has enabled Tony to develop and deliver innovative people solutions in a business context.

Throughout his professional career, Tony has proved to be a motivated professional with a strong ability to perform and deliver under demanding conditions.  Tony is a skilled and results-driven manager with significant industry experience acquired while successfully leading state-wide organisational development projects.

My vast experience, my record as a senior organisational development manager and my strategic executive level responsibilities serves as a testimony to my professional skill, dependability and capacity to undertake challenges while delivering results.

Areas of Expertise

Employee Engagement – on-boarding, performance management, learning and development, employee value proposition, team building and reward and recognition.

Talent Management – workforce planning, recruitment and selection, leadership development, succession planning, coaching/mentoring and 360 feedback

Business and Workplace Coaching – C Suite, leadership, HR, career, on-board, off-board, team and groups.

HR Consultancy – job evaluation, policy/procedure development, recruitment and selection services, HR planning/work unit reviews, workplace investigations and outplacement services


2008 Project Team Innovation Award (Recruitment) – Queensland Health HR Awards

2005 Finalist – HRMagazine Award (Best Change Management Strategy)

2005 Recipient – Australia Day Achievement Award

2005 National Winner – HRMagazine Award (Best Learning & Development Strategy)

2004 National Winner – HRMagazine Award (Best Learning & Development Strategy)

Tony is an incredibly passionate, knowledgeable and experienced HR professional. During 2011, in my role as Contract Manager, Contracts and Aeromedical Services Unit, I collaborated with him on the Talent Management Framework. I was impressed with his professionalism, his drive and his ability to rise above competing work conditions to deliver and make change happen. He is responsive, goal oriented, and committed to staying at the forefront of his profession. He is an inspiring HR leader who brings out the best in others.

Tony is a committed hard working individual with a particular passion for working effectively through and with people. His superior networking and political skills were very useful during our working time together. Tony’s insights into tricky people situations are a very valuable asset to anyone needing to navigate through political minefields. His manner is never anything other than that of a gentleman.. such a rarity in today’s world. This made working with him an additional pleasure.

Contribution to the HR Profession – Australian Human Resources Institute

2013 -2014 Queensland Performance and Reward Forum Convenor

2009-2011 Queensland Vice President

2007-2011 Queensland State Council Member

2008-2012 Queensland Attraction, Recruitment and Retention Forum Convenor

I had the privilege of serving with Tony for some 3 years on the Queensland State Council of the Australian Human Resources Institute where he held the position of Vice-President. No-one worked harder in such a volunteer role. No-one came near to matching Tony’s passion for HR, his commitment to membership service and his creativity.

 For More Information

Contact Tony Wiggins

Phone: 0401 458 573


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