Christine Yeung    Founder and Chief Human Connection officer   Christine is a qualified organisational psychologist who has 10 years experiences in working with various organisations including private, not-for-profit and government departments. She brings a wealth of knowledge in coaching, designing and implementation sustainable people solutions, not only aim to accelerate organisations’ performance, but most importantly to develop healthier, happier and fairer Australian workplaces.  She has specialised approaches in Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Narrative Coaching, Cross-cultural coaching, Positive Psychology and Transpersonal coaching.    Through connecting with many individuals at a deeper level through coaching and mentoring, she becomes a firm believer in the power of human beings that each of us has the magical key to discover our own unique strengths and stay true to who we are. She is passionate in walking along side with individuals from all walks of life, nurture potentials and holding a space for people to grow through a journey of self-discovery, one heart one step at a time.

Christine Yeung

Founder and Chief Human Connection officer

Christine is a qualified organisational psychologist who has 10 years experiences in working with various organisations including private, not-for-profit and government departments. She brings a wealth of knowledge in coaching, designing and implementation sustainable people solutions, not only aim to accelerate organisations’ performance, but most importantly to develop healthier, happier and fairer Australian workplaces.

She has specialised approaches in Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Narrative Coaching, Cross-cultural coaching, Positive Psychology and Transpersonal coaching.  

Through connecting with many individuals at a deeper level through coaching and mentoring, she becomes a firm believer in the power of human beings that each of us has the magical key to discover our own unique strengths and stay true to who we are. She is passionate in walking along side with individuals from all walks of life, nurture potentials and holding a space for people to grow through a journey of self-discovery, one heart one step at a time.

  Dr Stefan Fothe    Advisory Group Member - Organisational and Business Strategy    Stefan is excited to be closely affiliated with Beyond Story. As a member of the Advisory Group, Stefan works regularly with the team. His support focuses on the the organisational and business strategy of Beyond Story  Outside of 'Beyond Story', Stefan is the Head of Learning and Development at The Boston Consulting Group in Australia. At BCG, the world's leading advisor on business strategy, he leads the team responsible for enabling consultants to crack complex problems and to communicate succinctly.  Stefan's background is in Business Education, Knowledge Management and Instructional Psychology.  Stefan is a proud local to St Kilda, Melbourne's best suburb. He is in awe of the beauty of Australia and tries to see red soil at least once a year.

Dr Stefan Fothe

Advisory Group Member - Organisational and Business Strategy

Stefan is excited to be closely affiliated with Beyond Story. As a member of the Advisory Group, Stefan works regularly with the team. His support focuses on the the organisational and business strategy of Beyond Story

Outside of 'Beyond Story', Stefan is the Head of Learning and Development at The Boston Consulting Group in Australia. At BCG, the world's leading advisor on business strategy, he leads the team responsible for enabling consultants to crack complex problems and to communicate succinctly.  Stefan's background is in Business Education, Knowledge Management and Instructional Psychology.

Stefan is a proud local to St Kilda, Melbourne's best suburb. He is in awe of the beauty of Australia and tries to see red soil at least once a year.

  Dr. Gavin Slemp    Advisory Group Member - Research, Impact and Effectiveness Measure    Dr Gavin is a registered psychologist (AHPRA), and is the Director of Undergraduate Teaching at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne.  Before becoming an academic Gavin worked as an organisational psychologist in the areas of leadership development, skills training, and well-being. Gavin’s research interests include job crafting, motivation, and the environmental supports of motivation and well-being in employees.   At Beyond Story, Gavin works closely with the team to develop and continue to refine our measurement matrix in order to ensure all our impact is measured and captured efficiently.  The data collected will also contribute to the University of Melbourne as part of the innovation research on psychological health and wellbeing. 

Dr. Gavin Slemp

Advisory Group Member - Research, Impact and Effectiveness Measure

Dr Gavin is a registered psychologist (AHPRA), and is the Director of Undergraduate Teaching at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne.  Before becoming an academic Gavin worked as an organisational psychologist in the areas of leadership development, skills training, and well-being. Gavin’s research interests include job crafting, motivation, and the environmental supports of motivation and well-being in employees. 

At Beyond Story, Gavin works closely with the team to develop and continue to refine our measurement matrix in order to ensure all our impact is measured and captured efficiently.  The data collected will also contribute to the University of Melbourne as part of the innovation research on psychological health and wellbeing. 

  Wesa Chau     Story Facilitator     Wesa is a Story Facilitator at Beyond Story. She brings her beautiful energy and passion to facilitate the storytelling workshops. She ensures people are connected to the workshop experiences and cultivates a learning space which spark creativity and fun throughout the workshops.   Wesa's story is a very inspiring one. She has spent more than a decade in the multicultural affairs sector with experiences ranging from being a volunteer, project coordinator and a senior manager.   She was awarded the Young Victorian of the Year 2010 and Award for Excellence in Multicultural Affairs 2006 for her efforts in establishing the Australian Federation of International Students.   Outside Beyond Story, she is a cultural art enthusiast, an origami veteran and a cultural costume collector.  She started making origami from the age of 4, spending much of my childhood experimenting with paper art and origami, then began Chinese knotting at the age of 15 and is skilled at using traditional art form and bringing a new perspective to it.   

Wesa Chau

Story Facilitator  

Wesa is a Story Facilitator at Beyond Story. She brings her beautiful energy and passion to facilitate the storytelling workshops. She ensures people are connected to the workshop experiences and cultivates a learning space which spark creativity and fun throughout the workshops. 

Wesa's story is a very inspiring one. She has spent more than a decade in the multicultural affairs sector with experiences ranging from being a volunteer, project coordinator and a senior manager. 

She was awarded the Young Victorian of the Year 2010 and Award for Excellence in Multicultural Affairs 2006 for her efforts in establishing the Australian Federation of International Students. 

Outside Beyond Story, she is a cultural art enthusiast, an origami veteran and a cultural costume collector.  She started making origami from the age of 4, spending much of my childhood experimenting with paper art and origami, then began Chinese knotting at the age of 15 and is skilled at using traditional art form and bringing a new perspective to it.

 

  Gary   Lee      Super Ambassador     As a ‘New Australian of the Year 2016’, Gary tirelessly advocates for what Beyond Story stand for - Cultural Diversity and Inclusion. He is the champion of cultural diversity, particularly issues pertaining to international students and migrants. He has a wealth of experience in promoting the philosophy of equality irrespective of backgrounds and has been connecting communities through innovative approaches for o ver 15 years.   His upbringing is strongly rooted to his Asian culture fused with values he adopted living in Australia. His family has taught him to live authentically but more importantly, to always be modest. He believes that humility will always be strongly entrenched in his personality. He is believes in being respectful to absolutely everybody; irrespective of status.     

Gary Lee 

Super Ambassador

As a ‘New Australian of the Year 2016’, Gary tirelessly advocates for what Beyond Story stand for - Cultural Diversity and Inclusion. He is the champion of cultural diversity, particularly issues pertaining to international students and migrants. He has a wealth of experience in promoting the philosophy of equality irrespective of backgrounds and has been connecting communities through innovative approaches for over 15 years. 

His upbringing is strongly rooted to his Asian culture fused with values he adopted living in Australia. His family has taught him to live authentically but more importantly, to always be modest. He believes that humility will always be strongly entrenched in his personality. He is believes in being respectful to absolutely everybody; irrespective of status. 


 

  Wing Sum    Aesthetic Artist, Event and Workshop Manager     Wing works closely with Beyond Story as a visual artist to make everything aesthetically pleasing. She translates creative idea into reality. She work closely with the team to design and manage the look and feel for Beyond Story's social media platforms.  Outside "Beyond Story", Wing has been working in entertainment industry, delivering complex corporate and live entertainment events. She is responsible for leading teams throughout the event delivery phase ensuring events are delivered in line with business and strategic objectives.    Wing is from Hong Kong and first came to Melbourne in 2010. She is a self-taught artist and loves all things handcrafted and creative drawing. She believes handmade goods possess a special power for us to reconnect, to understand the story behind the items, and to appreciate makers' hard work in creating the products.

Wing Sum

Aesthetic Artist, Event and Workshop Manager  

Wing works closely with Beyond Story as a visual artist to make everything aesthetically pleasing. She translates creative idea into reality. She work closely with the team to design and manage the look and feel for Beyond Story's social media platforms.

Outside "Beyond Story", Wing has been working in entertainment industry, delivering complex corporate and live entertainment events. She is responsible for leading teams throughout the event delivery phase ensuring events are delivered in line with business and strategic objectives.  

Wing is from Hong Kong and first came to Melbourne in 2010. She is a self-taught artist and loves all things handcrafted and creative drawing. She believes handmade goods possess a special power for us to reconnect, to understand the story behind the items, and to appreciate makers' hard work in creating the products.

  Dr Kelly Windle    Creative Strategist   At Beyond Story, Kelly supports the strategic design and renewal of creative workshops to ensure story experiences come alive for participants and create positive action and self-insight.  Outside “Beyond Story”, Kelly is a capability coach, psychologist and speaker. She helps senior leaders reimagine what's achievable for them and their business. Kelly’s mission is to help people create the capability they need to get where they’re going. Her vision is that every leader has the tools to curate and cultivate capability, both their own and others'. Kelly works toward this vision in a variety of ways through her consulting practice, Dr Kelly Windle.  Kelly grew up between Melbourne and Hong Kong, learning early on that the world was a big place full of possibilities—but only if you have the courage to create them. Kelly believes sharing stories fosters the courage to pursue dreams and bring them to reality. To affect positive transitions, we need to first hear and then go beyond our stories to uncover the possibilities within ourselves and each other.

Dr Kelly Windle

Creative Strategist

At Beyond Story, Kelly supports the strategic design and renewal of creative workshops to ensure story experiences come alive for participants and create positive action and self-insight.

Outside “Beyond Story”, Kelly is a capability coach, psychologist and speaker. She helps senior leaders reimagine what's achievable for them and their business. Kelly’s mission is to help people create the capability they need to get where they’re going. Her vision is that every leader has the tools to curate and cultivate capability, both their own and others'. Kelly works toward this vision in a variety of ways through her consulting practice, Dr Kelly Windle.

Kelly grew up between Melbourne and Hong Kong, learning early on that the world was a big place full of possibilities—but only if you have the courage to create them. Kelly believes sharing stories fosters the courage to pursue dreams and bring them to reality. To affect positive transitions, we need to first hear and then go beyond our stories to uncover the possibilities within ourselves and each other.