Col Neate

Consulting Partner
Priority People Consulting

Col Neate has over 15 years’ experience in business development and improvement roles with a passion for Program and Project Management. Col also has an additional 12 years’ diverse experience in Operations and Logistics Management in local and international markets.

Having received his Master of Project Management from Sydney University, Col has also completed studies in Quality and Auditing, Training and Development, Strategy and Human Resources.

Col has demonstrated experience launching new business opportunities and analysing issues and challenges within current entities. With a broad cross section of skills that stems from a career beginning at the coalface, his focus on combining knowledge and experience enables an effective solution to be delivered to the client.

Being a keen runner and cyclist, Col knows only too well the meaning of commitment and the necessary attributes needed to achieve the end goal. Success is consistently achieved through a strong focus on building foundations and following through with implementation.

Professional Strengths

  • Extensive coaching experience, developing business owners, executives and operational leaders
  • Demonstrated experience in startup, business operations and improvement projects
  • Consultancy across multi operational, industry, support, and strategic business units
  • Strategy formulation and execution
  • Experience in multi-level leadership, development, and cultural change programs
  • Leading and developing people to embed cultural and behavioural changes that enable expansion of individual capability within organisations
  • Experienced facilitator, technical and soft skill trainer, coach, and change agent
  • Experience in customer experience program design and delivery
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative audit initiatives
  • Experience in business development and process re-engineering
  • Experience in leading teams through the development and implementation of project disciplines within organisations
  • Senior leadership experience in local and international markets

Qualifications and Credentials

  • Master of Project Management (Distinction) – Sydney University
  • Diploma in Leadership and Management with supporting study in contract law
  • Certificate IV – Training and Development
  • Diploma in Quality Auditing
  • Certificate in Automotive Engineering
  • Certified Organisational Coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching & Leadership (IECL)
  • Member, Association of Coaching
  • Member, Institute of Executive Coaching & Leadership (IECL)
  • Accredited in Integrative Enneagram – IEQ9
  • Hogan Assessment certified practitioner

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you.


Sydney Office Location
31a Womerah Ave Darlinghurst NSW 2010
0411 152 355
Lane Cove Office
Suite 206 
83 Longueville Road
Lane Cove NSW 2066
0411 152 355
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Suite 101
274-290 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
0411 152 355


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