• Katherine Blizard, Business Advisor

    Katherine Blizard, Business Advisor

    “I see myself as a collaborative partner… challenging, encouraging and inspiring to help business people turn that wish into a successful plan”.

Katherine Blizard, Business Advisor

A multiple business award winner, including Wentworth Courier Business of the Year 2008-13, Restaurants & Catering NSW Winner 2009-2011, 2014, Restaurants & Catering National Winner 2012-2013, and the National Telstra Women’s Business Awards Finalist 2010; Katherine built her business Ampersand into a brand that was renowned for its customer service excellence as well as its sensational coffee.

Katherine is passionate about small business, women in business, and social responsibility, and readily involves herself in events that help small business owners reach their potential.

With over 17 years in leadership roles in both the education and hospitality, Katherine has business in her blood. She is renowned for her bold marketing and business decisions, passion for high standards, customer loyalty, and innovation, all of which positioned Ampersand as a business success story.

Having been at the coalface of business for 14 hours a day, Katherine offers a highly-relevant perspective that continues to encourages, teaches and inspires business owners. Through her individual style and approach to coaching she has helped many small business owners to follow a more successful path.

Katherine’s Qualifications & Accreditations:

  • Bachelor of Arts (UNSW)
  • Graduate Diploma Information Management (UNSW)
  • Masters Information Management (UNSW)
  • Microsoft Certified Practitioner
  • Certificate III Hospitality
  • Certificate IV Workplace Training & Assessment

Katherine’s Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Leadership
  • Start-up business planning
  • General management
  • Team building and retention
  • Revenue growth
  • Customer service and retention
  • Low cost marketing strategies
  • Change management
  • Vision & culture
  • Lean strategist

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