Patch Clunes, Business Advisor

Patch is a Coach and Consultant, passionate about educating and empowering business owners and leaders to build successful businesses as she believes that great businesses have a positive impact on our communities and society.

Born into a family of business owners, she’s seen many challenges and successes. From a humble burger and pizza bar run by her parents, bar/restaurants by her father and uncle to her grandfather founding a textiles manufacturing factory over 60 years ago that is still a family run business with over 400 staff – exporting globally. After 10 years in corporate roles, Patch pivoted her career to follow her passion to help SME’s. For the last 10 years, Patch has worked with hundreds of companies from a broad range of industries such as: construction, recruitment, legal, accounting, marketing, real estate, architects, early childhood, IT services & not for profits to name a few.

As a coach, Patch spends all of her time helping business owners learn how to run their businesses, build healthy teams, drive growth, and most importantly – live a balanced life. Sharing her knowledge and passion for business education and how it can truly transform an organisation is what gets entrepreneurs excited about being in the same room with Patch.


  • University of Newcastle — Bachelor of Business, Management, 1997-99 (Discontinued Studies)
  • Australian Institute of Management — Cert IV Project Management, 2007
  • Being Human — Prosci Change Management Certification, 2008
  • Your Future Now — Master Coach, NLP, Timeline Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Business Breakthrough, Sales Now, 2011
  • Tafe NSW — Cert IV Small Business Management, 2011
  • EOS Worldwide — Professional EOS Implementer™, 2019

Industry Experience

Working within:

  • National Telecommunications Organisation: Call Centre Service, Sales, Training and Coaching
  • National Insurance Organisation: Call Centre Service, Sales, Training and Coaching, Strategy and Planning, Project & Change Management, People Management across all these areas.
  • Hospitality – Management and Training
  • Personal Development Organisation – training and mentoring participants and students during event and courses. One on one coaching of individuals.
  • Business Consulting Organisation – Training and Consulting to SME owners, leaders and staff

Delivering coaching/consulting to:

  • Trades & Construction: building, plumbing, electrical, tiling, painting, glaziers
  • Manufacturing: glass, print
  • Architects & Interior Designers
  • Professional Services: Accounting, Legal, Marketing, IT, Recruitment, Real Estate, Finance Brokers, HR, Labour Hire, PR
  • Education: Before and After School Care, Preschool, Outsourced School Sports Programs
  • Fitness: gyms
  • Hospitality: Restaurants
  • Security Services
  • Print Promotion Products
  • Retail: Florist

Areas of Expertise

Small Business Experience

  • Running my own coaching/consulting company since 2010


  • Sutherland Shire most preferable. Can do Sydney CBD, East, South.

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