Hugh Sullivan

Lead Consultant

The Innovator

Loving & activating people’s true selves to access our superpowers.

What My Colleagues Say About Me...

  • Innovative, playful, talented and caring
  • Smart and worldly wise
  • Builds extraordinary whilst being yourself
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Provides new thinking for WhyNot


I am committed to making a difference for project teams & organisations in the way they approach their work in such a way that their performance is significantly improved, and the culture strengthens through the skill of powerful leadership and team interactions. I have worked across industry sectors, cultures and organisational levels so I am able to bring an understanding of what makes an effective safety organisation while listening to the unique needs of each client.

I enjoy building key senior executive relationships and providing formal and informal coaching to individuals and leadership teams. By designing & implementing accountable culture change processes, high performance organisations and projects are released.

I utilise leading edge technology such as virtual & augmented reality, eLearning and performance measurement apps that enable change processes and provide training solutions.

What I’m really good at:

  • Digital technology
  • Safety Leadership
  • Building relationships
Hobbies and interests...


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Responding to COVID-19

We’re continuing to support all our clients during these uncertain times, as they navigate through the various challenges facing their organisations. Generally our work is about supporting people to take on new challenges and building the capability to lead when you don’t know the answer - and through this crisis we’re enabling our clients to do this from a place of care. Something is happening during these times that resonates with us on a deeply human level. It has made us realise how closely we are all connected and how new levels of trust, empathy and caring for one another must be part of how we organise ourselves moving forwards.

We’ve been gathering learnings, building on our experience and we’d be happy to share these with you. We are supporting many other leaders as they think through how to ‘re-generate’ their businesses and create the next version of themselves based on what matters most.               

Over the next few weeks you will see our COVID-19 Resource Centre on Our Insights page offering our latest learnings and thinking. If you’d like to explore our approach further, we’d be happy to have an informal chat.

Stay safe, The WhyNot Team