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What I do



Keynotes/virtual & webinar

Whether virtual or face-to-face, Karen’s keynote presentations are engaging & thought-provoking pieces dotted with real-life case studies people can relate to. Designed to inspire change by providing better awareness of what defines workplace bullying and sexual harassment, your people and leaders leave feeling informed and empowered, ready to bet better, get focused, implementing change, recognise accountability and shift your culture upwards!


Leadership training

Provide your leaders with the right strategies and knowledge to prevent workplace bullying and sexual harassment. With Karen’s in-house, customised training program, your staff will have the tools to create a safer, more respectful and productive workplace. Training programs available Australia-wide.


SmartCulture® training

Get your teams and leaders ‘ahead of the game’, shift your culture upwards and prevent workplace bullying and sexual harassment with our range of SmartCulture® training courses modules. Designed and facilitated by Karen Maher in alignment with the SmartCulture® model. Engaging and filled with case studies and practical guidance.


Business consultancy

Every business is different but all should be striving to improve workplace culture, it’s processes and procedures. Build a strategy for success with a solution tailored to your organisation and it’s individual needs. Karen will help your organisation through the implementation process by refining your HR and safety management systems and clarifying training needs, roles and lead indicators.

Workplace bullying and harassment is not confined to capital cities.

That’s why our programs are available Australia-wide.

Talk to our team today

About Karen Maher

Karen Maher is one of Australia’s most sought after anti-workplace bullying and sexual harassment experts presenting to panels, boards, teams and conferences across the country.

Her experience in this field spans over 17 years, firstly as an employment and safety lawyer in Australia and the UK, and then as a consultant and key-note speaker.

Karen’s legal background coupled with a desire to make workplaces happier and safer is what inspires and continues to drive her to specialise in the field of workplace diligence and all that encompasses it.

With Karen’s approachable manner, engaging delivery, industry expertise and case studies to draw from; thousands of staff and their leaders across multiple organisations have benefited from her teaching methodologies, insights, strategies and coaching models.

Programs and services include:

Keynote speaking

Leadership training

Online training

Business consulting

SmartCulture® Program

You’re in good company

From the NRL, to Government Organisations, to top tier Legal firms and SMEs; Karen delivers poignant examples and real strategies to help all kinds of organisations achieve a bullying & harassment-free workplace where everyone is respected as a colleague and as a person.

An Engaging Communicator

Karen Maher is an engaging communicator who is extremely passionate and well-informed; evident in the way she discusses topics and the breadth of the knowledge she imparts. We have had excellent feedback from many staff who attended the training, including our own CEO, about how the training was run. This training will allow us to cultivate a more informed, respectful workforce.

Ainslie Group

Knows how to connect with the audience

Karen is an engaging speaker who knows how to connect with her audiences either in person or virtually. Our members gained important insights around psychological health and workplace bullying and harassment which gave them the knowledge to help improve their workplaces. I would highly recommend Karen for any speaking engagement.

NSCA Foundation

Entertaining, Informational & Thought-Provoking

Karen presented a Bullying workshop for all staff at the Shoalhaven Region Anglican Schools which was entertaining, informational and thought-provoking. Included were examples relevant to our workplace and Karen’s attention to detail was meticulous, making sure that the presentation was tailored to our needs. I would thoroughly recommend this presentation for those wishing to deal with the issue of bullying in the workplace.

Shoalhaven Region Anglican Schools

Informative, Engaging And Enlightening

The Anti-bullying and Harassment training provided by Karen is very informative, engaging and enlightening. Karen provided in-depth knowledge and case studies. Our staff liked her approach of questions and focused discussions and exchanges amongst staff. I would highly recommend Karen to anyone that is interested in improving their organisational culture via training that is delivered in an excellent manner.

McCall Gardens