Eric Leape - Senior Associate

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Science (geophysics)

  • Master of Education (HRD)

  • Diploma of Government, Diploma in Management, and Diploma of Education

  • Company Director course, Enterprise Workshop, Certificate 1V in Workplace Assessment & Training (upgraded to TAA04), accreditation in MBTI

  • former tertiary lecturer in education at Edith Cowan & Charles Stuart Universities

  • examiner and assessment role with ANU’s MBA program since 2003

  • Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM)

  • Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Key Projects and Experience

  • Managing consultant & proprietor of Berrico Consultants since 1982 – panel provider to APS agencies & national companies

  • Senior consultant for the Australian Institute of Management for 25 years

  • Continuous training and consulting services with Australian Institute of Management (delivering over 500
    programs, various consulting assignments & representing AIM to key Government agencies)


  • Former principal consultant for Spherion Education, MTE & Computer Power Education

  • Former managing consultant for Control Data Business Advisors in Australia

  • Founding program director of ACT Enterprise Workshop (plus lecturer, mentor sponsor & judge)

  • Former ACT Councillor for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Business Credentials

  • Over 25 years as an independent businessman & director of Berrico Consultants in Canberra

  • Director/partner in successful start-up, growth and sale of five businesses (IPAC Securities Ltd, MLA Communications, Optimise Pty Ltd, Australian Health & Safety Services, Canberra Technology & Business Centre)

  • HR consultant to reform projects and change programs within Australian business and government

  • Former HR Manager with NSW & ACT Government agencies

Overseas Experience

  • Visiting presenter and author for Canadian Institute of Management

  • Visiting training consultant to NZ Institute of Management for over 10 years

  • Training consultant for 5 years in Hong Kong (prior to independence)

  • Training advisor and consultant to USAID (USA International Aid Program) in former USSR for 2 years

  • Training advisor to AusAID (Australian International Aid Agency) for over 4 years in Australia and SE Asia