About Kerrie Mullins-Gunst

Kerrie Mullins-Gunst, Principal KMG ConsultingKerrie Mullins-Gunst is a business consultant, leadership coach and strategic planning facilitator.

One of Australia’s leading female business advisors and speakers, Kerrie Mullins-Gunst has motivated and informed audiences ranging from corporate executives, employees and university students to small business owners and their partners.┬áHer presentations have been enjoyed across Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada, the United States and in Japan.

She is sought as a meeting facilitator for her strategic insight and exceptional ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences. Kerrie offers solid academic qualifications tempered by real world experience, insight and an exceptional ability to communicate complex concepts in an accessible way.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Graduate Diploma of Education (DipEd)
  • Company Directors Course Diploma
  • Elected Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) in 2002
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI) Chartered Chemist (C Chem) and Co-Founder of the Women in Chemistry Network
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Institute of Training and Development
  • Professional┬áSpeakers Australia

Areas of expertise

Kerrie Mullins-Gunst has specific expertise in:

  • strategic planning and business development
  • online business, education and membership systems
  • leadership, mentoring and change management
  • controversial issues management, risk negotiation and crisis planning
  • marketing and communication strategy and practice.


Kerrie Mullins-Gunst has substantial experience in:

  • group facilitation processes, curriculum development and assessment, adult learning principles, training design and delivery, and program evaluation and review
  • business management, marketing and promotion, in both the online and traditional environments
  • critical contemporary leadership issues including the environment, sustainability and triple bottom line accountability, governance, social issues including gender and diversity access and equity issues, rural and remote service provision and technology driven change
  • board and committee membership (both paid and voluntary) across many organisations since 1979
  • project planning and management, securing stake-holder ownership and support, fund raising, lobbying and liaison, outcome dissemination
  • consulting, mentoring and coaching individuals and groups, facilitating groups, presenting seminars and training programs and speaking at conferences and events


  • Excellent communication and strategy skills built on an understanding of model, process and mode distinctions
  • Able to facilitate collective evaluation, review, incident debrief, and decision-making programs and build team commitment to future planning and its implementation
  • Well-developed analytical, research, decision-making and creative problem solving skills coupled with the capacity to consider an issue from a range of perspectives
  • Widely acknowledged expertise in the communication of specialised, complex, scientific or technical issues to non-specialist audiences
  • Extensive negotiation and liaison experience, capable of effectively presenting ideas, information and proposals, resourceful and persistent in achieving results.

Brief Bio

Kerrie Mullins-Gunst is an experienced strategic business advisor, company director,  marketing specialist and speaker based in Melbourne, who is committed to helping good managers become great leaders. Since establishing KMG Consulting in 1993, she provides high-level corporate support in leadership, mentoring and strategic planning, with a special interest in business application of online technologies.

Her workshops and keynote presentations are derived from her extensive experience in leadership and management, mentoring and coaching, strategy development, communication planning, issue management, risk negotiation and risk communication. She offers advanced skills in organisational strategy, change processes and problem solving, a demonstrated ability to manage process and lead people, a constructive and creative approach to the resolution and communication of complex issues plus strong facilitation and negotiation skills.

With more than 20 years experience in business, communication and science, Kerrie Mullins-Gunst is sought by many for her strategic insight and ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences. One of Australia’s leading female business speakers, Kerrie has entertained and informed audiences ranging from corporate executives, their partners and employees to women’s groups and business owners. She has presented across Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada, the USA and Japan.

Professional, friendly and approachable, yet with a depth of insight, experience and wisdom, Kerrie Mullins-Gunst will have a positive impact on your business, morale and bottom line.