Mel Forsythe

Director, Queensland



Melinda is a qualified organisational coach, experienced facilitator and talent solutions leader known for her ability to galvanise multi-disciplinary teams to design and deliver innovative and custom solutions that uplifts individual performance by building resilience and empowering adaptability.

From her diverse portfolio career, Melinda brings a global perspective, strong professional network, and a depth of real-world experience to both her coaching work and client partnerships.
Melinda has held leadership positions with several well-respected talent development firms, including building a substantial consulting practice for Team Management Systems in Australia & SE Asia.

Prior to joining Directioneering, Melinda was Executive Director of Forsythe Consulting, where she specialised in small business coaching and brand development for professional services firms and SME consultancies.

Beyond corporate life, Melinda dedicates time to several associations, which includes her passion for supporting defence veterans and ‘return to work’ for mid-life men and women. She is also a freelance feature writer and event moderator on topics relating to career, leadership, ethics and business and community leaders.

“One of the most rewarding parts of my role is unlocking new perspectives through purposeful conversation which in turn improves resilience and adaptability.”

Industry Expertise

Local, state, and federal government
Mining and resources
Professional services
Banking & Finance


IECL Organisational Coaching Certification
Advanced Diploma in Design and Applied Arts, University of the Arts London
Diploma Business, Management, Marketing, CQ Technical College
History & Geopolitical Studies, University of Vienna
Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Psychometric Tools
Birkman Method™
MRG Individual Directions Inventory
The Team Management Systems Suite

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