Who we are

Coolkids are a group of smart and curious innovation consultants

Researchers, service designers, change professionals, business analysts & marketers

Who work together to solve problems for Community groups, Charities, Startups & Not-for-profit boards

All our work is pro bono.
Your Coolkid will talk through what they can do for you.

Our mission

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Dr Amanda Keenan
Principal Consultant - Founder

Meet some of the Coolkids

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Dr Amanda Keenan

Principal consultant

I am keen to get my expertise out to those who can benefit most from it – our communities. I have tons of experience in strategy, innovation, research, service design and change management. I’m here to help you.

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Alan Harrison

Associate consultant

Bringing a wealth of experience across a number of industries and levels of government, I can help you understand the challenges you are facing. Combine this with my passion for building business analysis capability and coaching others - I want to help.

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Briony Black

Associate consultant

A senior Change Manager with 20+ years' experience shaping and delivering organisational change programs, with complementary experience as a Compliance lawyer and Risk Management practitioner. This combination uniquely enables organisational change activity to be aligned with overarching strategic objectives, all within the envelope of an organisations' appetite for risk.

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Francesco Vassallo

Associate consultant

I'm a leadership and team coach, connector of people and ideas who strives to bring the best out of people through collaboration, delivery, reflection and improvement. I have a passion for community and helping others, so help me, help you.

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Patrick Stapleton

Associate consultant

I'm a UX designer with expertise in the research and creation of products and services. My passion for problem space discovery is eclipsed only by the rapid iteration of solutions with measurable impact. I can help you to innovate your product and/or service strategy.