Who are Vargo + Lewis?

Vargo + Lewis are a team of well-qualified, broadly experienced professional consultants. In organisations, we work with leaders to develop practical strategies for developing people, managing change and creating cultures that attract and retain skilled, inspired teams. Our expertise extends from strategic level input through to front-line support. We provide customised tools, methods and resources to grow and challenge organisations and individuals. Vargo + Lewis are supported by a team of experienced specialists located throughout the major cities and regions of New Zealand.

Kirsty Allott

Kirsty Allott, Director + Senior Consultant

Kirsty is a Management Consultant and workplace coach, who specialises in leadership development, human resource management and performance improvement. Her approach is to partner with clients to adapt practices to serve their differing businesses and cultures.

Kirsty holds a Commerce Degree majoring in Human Resource Management and Accounting. She is certified in brain-based workplace coaching and career coaching, PROSCI change management, as well as the TTI Insights suite of tools. Kirsty is a Member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRNZ) and International Coach Federation (ICF). Kirsty is known for challenging her clients with a supportive and relatable approach and connecting the dots to gets results.

Contact Kirsty directly on +64 21 999 506

Helen O’Neill, Director + Senior Consultant

Helen is a people consultant and career coach with extensive experience as a human resource professional. Her background includes providing change management expertise and staff support within complex, ever changing multi-national companies. Helen’s support of people and organisations include training, facilitation, coaching, mentoring and managing strategic initiatives. She has a passion for motivating individuals and businesses toward higher achievement and offers a positive, practical and caring approach.

In addition to her practical experience, Helen holds a Master’s degree in Psychology, and a BA Honours (First Class). Helen is a Certified Professional Member of the Human Resources Institute of NZ (CMHRINZ). She is qualified to work with several psychological instruments including: Certified Behavioural Analyst (CPBA), Certified Motivators Analyst (CPMA), Certified Emotional Quotient Analyst (CPEQA).

Contact Helen on +64 29 981 4930

Vargo + Lewis are also supported by a strong team of experienced associates who are well-qualified within their areas of expertise. Consultants’ knowledge and skills are kept current through international and national journals, the Internet, membership of professional bodies and through active participation (speaking and attendance) at conferences and seminars in specialist areas.

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Our consultancy services include planning and strategy sessions, customised workshops and seminars, presentations to the Board and key note speaking.