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Carol O’Meara Biography

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Carol O’Meara Biography
Carol O’Meara is a Human Resources Executive with a global track record of consistently creating and delivering executive and organizational development programs. She is a true international coach; she can communicate across cultures and develop change leaders in developed and developing countries. Carol regularly collaborates with executives to use global innovations to solve local strategic challenges. In 2012, Carol’s global achievements as a Human Resources Coach and Personal Counselor led to her inclusion as a verified and endorsed professional in the Who’s Who Worldwide Directory.
For the past 11 years, Carol has been based in Australia. During that time she coached organizational leaders to improve performance through people development. While consulting at Transfield Services, she coached the Vice President of Organizational and Learning Development to lead the revision and execution of the performance management program. The quality of the Vice President’s performance secured the support of the leadership team and provided her with the opportunity to head the national roll out of this program.
Carol encourages her executive clients to engage in social responsibility programs. As an executive, she works globally and serves locally. For the last six years, she has worked with the City of Ballarat’s Multicultural Ambassadors program. During this time, she served as both a coach and facilitator to the Multicultural Ambassadors and their Cultural Diversity Coordinator. Carol’s efforts with the Ambassadors have helped their communities contribute to the growth and harmony of the city. Her workshops on ‘Inclusive Community Engagement’, ‘Celebrating Diversity’ and ‘Closing the Generation Gap in the Workplace’ have helped the Cultural Diversity Coordinator secure ongoing funding for the continuance of the program.
Carol’s industry experience includes health, higher education, hospitality, government, manufacturing, primary industries and transportation. In each situation she has contributed to improved performance through people. Her contributions to the Strategic Workforce plan for UGL Rail (Australia) assisted the client to secure an $88M competitive tender from the State Government.
Carol is committed to the development of Women. She is the President of Women’s Business Association (WBA), a not-for-profit association that provides opportunities for women in regional and rural areas to expand their networks, develop their business and contribute to inclusive community engagement. Her work as CEO of Diverse People Solutions LLC, a professional development and consultancy company, includes managing the company’s social responsibility program ‘Classroom Connections’. This program, funded by UNESCO and the Australian government, trained teachers and teacher educators in Africa to increase school retention figures among young girls.

Carol O’Meara’s Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Management, Southern Wesleyan University, Columbia, SC
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Counseling, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management, Southern Wesleyan University, Columbia, SC
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, Australia


  • Chair, Board of Directors, Women’s Business Association Incorporation, Not-for-Profit Member, Veteran Task Force Advisory Board, National-Louis University
  • Lifetime Member, World Wide Who’s Who of Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs
  • Member, Australian Counseling Association, the National Professional Peak Association
  • Member, Good Therapy Counseling Association
  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management