Course Presenters

David Bartlett

David is a Partner with the Chartered Accounting and Consulting firm Resolve Consulting and is also Director of Governance and Business Operations for ACSI Global, the global division of the Association of Christian Schools International.  David has worked with hundreds of organisations across the education and not-for-profit sectors internationally in the areas of financial management, accounting systems, governance, policy development, strategic planning, business development processes, IT, capital and financial master planning, Executive mentoring, mediation and organisational management reviews. David has a Masters of Education (Leadership) and has co authored the book Community Governance (2 editions), authored a large number of published articles and developed international training curriculum dealing with business management and governance issues. David is a presenter conducting governance education programs and seminars across the not for profit sector. David has undertaken national and international consulting projects, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has several tertiary business and training qualifications. He also has had experience as a Director, Company Secretary, Finance Director, Chairman and Public Officer of a number of organisations.

Leia Widdowson

Leia has been with Resolve Consulting since early 2014 contributing a broad range of accounting experience, spanning over a decade. Her career highlight has been project accounting for film Director, Baz Luhrmann, working on the film Moulin Rouge and La boheme on Broadway, as well as pre-production projects. Previously Leia has also provided Bookkeeping services to an array of clients and was employed for 6 years as the Assistant Accountant to Gibbens Industries, a local manufacturer and exporter. Leia has also served as Treasurer to a community pre-school on Norfolk Island in addition to youth ministry both on the mainland and Norfolk Island for a number of years. Leia is currently undertaking post graduate studies in Educational Leadership..