Our people, our teams: Client Solutions




John London




John London
Managing Director

John’s passion is creating a great client experience with a quality product.  John initiates the forward strategy and planning of the business while providing overview and support for Client Solutions and Client Services.

John has been a successful business owner for over 30 years in the IT and training and development industries.  John enjoys meeting and interacting with clients and guests every day.


“I like everyone to leave better than when they first arrived.”





Roger Davis


Roger Davis
General Manager

Cert IV Assessment and Workplace Training. Member AITD


Roger’s planning and implementation skills are put to work in ATI-Mirage operations and growth strategies, including the national accreditation programs and associations.  Roger makes sure hardware, software and premises are all in working order and ready for our clients, guests and facilitators.


Roger has over 30 years’ experience in the Australian IT industry including software development, hardware distribution, vertical market product development and training as well as Asia/Pacific sales management. 


“I’m a big fan of Humalogy - The blending of humanity and technology to optimize potential”



Ross Sampson
Operations Manager

BA(Hons), PGCertEd, MSc (Training), CAHRI, AFAIM, Accredited Hogan Assessment, DiSC, Human Synergistics
Ross is a connector of people and solutions. Our clients trust Ross to take a solution from good to great by tapping into Ross’s wealth of experience in managing training, HR and organisational development, in both large organisations and professional services providers.  


While overseeing our accredited programs, Ross also flexes his coaching and facilitation skills and offers consulting in organisational design, development and culture, leadership development, business improvement, strategy and change.


 “Leadership and learning are indivisible.”




Antonio Varnakulasingham




Antonio Varnakulasingham
Relationship Manager

Antonio is committed to finding the right solution for the results our clients need.  A strong advocate of understanding our client’s business priorities and needs, Antonio cares deeply about making sure our clients receive value on their investment and believes given the right opportunity, everyone can learn and grow.  To achieve this Antonio works closely with clients, trainers and consultants to deliver the best results.


Antonio has over 20 years’ experience in business development and sales expanding nationally and in the Asia Pacific region with thousands of happy clients.


“If my clients are happy, I’m happy’.




Wendy Wilson


Wendy Wilson
Lead Consultant PD and Wellness

Dip. Coaching, Cert. IV TAE, Cert. IV Business, NLP Master Practitioner, Member of Australian Board of NLP, SEIP (Social and Emotional Intelligence Profile) accredited.

Wendy, oversees our PD and Wellbeing strategy and solutions, including coordinating the best Associate Consultants to fit your needs.


Wendy is an expert in connecting mindset, emotions and behaviour with actionable frameworks and strategies - particularly in times of change. Wendy’s track record of delivering results through skills development make her highly sought after by executives, franchise owners, leaders, teams and individuals from both public and private sectors. Her industry experience of over 35 years spans retail, government, small business and finance sectors, both nationally and internationally.


“I believe in building people because ultimately, its people who build the business.” 




Billy Howarth


Billy Howarth
Lead Consultant IT

Cert. IV in TAE, Grad. Dip. Ed. Higher National Diploma (HND) in computers, and a Professional Certificate in Management Studies.


Billy, oversees our IT strategy and solutions, including coordinating the best Associate Consultants to fit your needs.


Billy understands the rapid pace of the evolution in IT and importance of keeping organisations, teams and staff, knowledgeable and skilled.   As a highly experienced IT trainer and consultant, Billy creates and delivers a wide range of IT courses in a practical and engaging manner, as well as overseeing the IT contractors, and IT business strategy.   Billy is passionate about building confidence through IT competence.


 “Every day is an opportunity to learn something new, we never stop learning and growing”





Bill Brennan-Jones


Bill Brennan-Jones
Senior Consultant IT

BA Psychology, MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)


Bill is a proven expert trainer, coach and course designer. Bill provides specialised programs for clients and has delivered 1,000’s of courses over a 20-year period to both private and public sectors.   Our clients and guests appreciate how Bill puts them at ease while helping them build the confidence, knowledge and skills they need to make their work easier with IT.


“IT tells a story.  Knowing how to work with IT confidently, can tell a great success story.”





Our people, our teams: Client Solutions



Stephanie London


Stephanie London
Client Services and Business Manager

Stephanie is passionate about people making a meaningful difference to their lives and their work.  With a focus on client engagement, services and business projects, Stephanie’s strong organisational skills and passion for community spirit brings the heart of the ATI-Mirage team together.   Stephanie has been a customer centred business owner for over 20 years (Wellness industry and then Business & Training Solutions) and manages the Client Services team.  Altogether the team make great things happen for clients and guests.


“Alignment of people and processes is the heart of what we do to serve our clients and grow”




Crystal Chaplin


Crystal Chaplin
Client Services Specialist - Bookings

Cert. III Business Administration
Crystal is your ‘go to’ bookings specialist and manages our public schedule, including co-ordinating Trainers/Facilitators, and booking rooms, catering and equipment.  Crystal is dedicated to make your bookings as smooth a process as possible and helps you to prepare your participants for a successful training.   Crystal gets your questions answered in the shortest possible time frame via phone, email or live webchat.



“I enjoy being the ‘make it happen guru’ for our clients and guests.”



Jessica Wilson-Smith
Client Services Specialist - Events Support

Bachelor Business, Bachelor Arts


For Jessica, planning, organising and seeing it all come together for you successfully is her happy place.  Jessica loves to make sure things are ready and just right, so courses and events run smoothly both on and off site.   Getting the details attended to, means rooms are ready, client resource boxes are prepared and set, Trainers have everything they need, and everyone is watered and fed.   You’ll see Jessica in and about the Green Room encouraging guests to contribute to the Thought Wall. 


“I love creating memorable experiences for our clients and guests, especially when they say WOW!”


Our people, our teams: Associates   



Pete Brown e-Learning Consultant


Pete Brown
e-Learning Consultant

Pete is an online learning specialist who has worked in the field for over 20 years. During that time, he has seen many changes, both in the tools to build e-learning and blended learning solutionsand the techniques that create engaging, successful learning projects.  


For 10 years, Pete worked in London both as an independent learning consultant and on staff with several prestigious learning and business communication companies. During that time he worked as a Senior Learning Designer on projects for large multi-national corporations such as PwC, KPMG, Jaguar/Landrover, EADS, British Airwaysand Virgin Media. 




Steve Atherton


Steve Atherton
Learning & Development Consultant - Associate

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), Bachelor of Science  (Computer Science), IBM Certified Instructor (Lotus Notes and Domino Administration and Development).

Steve commenced his career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Navy where he kick-started his career in Project Management. He later started his training & development journey as a technical trainer and software engineer in Canberra and eventually became manager of the Software Engineering Division. After winding down his own Software Development & Training Company, delivering bespoke software projects for Local and Federal Government clients, Steve now focuses on delivering Computer Software and Professional Development training to a wide variety of clients. Steve offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise and is passionate about helping people to work smarter and reach their goals sooner.       



Charlene Nichols


Charlene Nichols
Learning & Development Consultant - Associate

Cert IV AWT, Dip. Business, Dip. Professional Coaching, LSI Practitioner, TMS, Belbin, Disc accredited,
SEIP (Social and Emotional Intelligence Profile) accredited.


Charlene has 12 years experience in people management as well as approx 10 years experience in training and organisational development. Charlene has a wealth of experience in learning and development, having started in this field as a training consultant and having developed and delivered a wide range of training from legislation, to sales and service, to leadership and behavioural change programs.

Charlene then moved into Human Resources and more specifically Organisational Development specialising in Leadership Development. Now working as a consultant, Charlene continues to work with leaders and team members in the areas that have always been her passion.  These areas include leadership, team, and personal development especially through the use of psychometric tools.



Charlene Nichols


Deanna Ward
Learning & Development Consultant - Associate

M. Professional Communications, Master NLP & EI Coach, Cert IV Life Coaching, Diploma of Business (FLM) & Trainer and Assessor


Deanna specialises in using emotional intelligence, neuro linguistic programming (NLP), life coaching and personality profiling (MBTI) to effect positive behavioural change.  She is passionate about adult learning and making an impact, having spent the past 15 years in adult learning, in the Higher Education and VET sectors. She has a background in leadership and business, setting up and running her own businesses.  She has spent the past 15 years in adult learning, in the Higher Education and VET sectors.  Deanna has run leadership and business programs across academic and as well as corporate settings, working with individuals, small teams and organisations to effect positive personal and organisational change. 




David Williss


David Williss
Learning & Development Consultant - Associate

Grad Cert Business (Project Management), Adv.Dip. Project Management, Cert. IV TAE, MAIM, MAIPM, MPMI, VP PMI WA


David has led an impressive career as a leader, project manager and consultant. David’s 18 years of leadership and management experience has seen him develop and lead large complex projects and operational teams. David started his career in the Royal Australian Navy and has since then gained broad experience in industry, working across the Maritime, Tourism, Health, Education, Mining and Resources, Defence, local State and Federal Government sectors to list a few.

Now a passionate, engaging and experienced facilitator, David has a contagious energy with the ability to motivate people and support client organisations. Key areas of content expertise include: project management, leadership, team development, quality management, risk management, communication, operations management, business process improvement and change management. 



To contact any of our friendly team please call 08 9218 9059 or email hello@ati-mirage.com.au

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