Trudy MacDonald

Trudy is an established business leader and human resource professional who specialises in empowering businesses to become great by maximising the performance of their people.

She is a multi-award winning speaker having being honoured as “Speaker of the Year” – Australia and New Zealand in 2015 & 2014 and Best New Speaker in 2013 by the world’s largest CEO network – The Executive Connection (TEC).

Trudy has expertise in strategy, leadership development and cultural transformation and has the unique ability to inspire people to think differently. Trudy is a regular speaker at industry associations, conferences and corporate events.

Her career is founded on an education in Organisational Psychology and spans Australia, New Zealand, the USA and parts of Asia. She has co-founded or played a key executive role in four start-up technology and human resource consulting business, three of which have been acquired by international companies.

Trudy is currently the Managing Director and Founder of TalentCode HR, a strategic human resource consultancy focused on partnering with leaders to drive business performance.


  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Honours
  • Master of Organisational Psychology (1st Place)

Trudy is a contributor to our Boardroom Bootcamp course for the topic Governance: Culture.

Contact Trudy via her website or LinkedIn.

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