Lawrie Parrett

Lead Consultant

The believer

I’m passionate about building relationships in the pursuit of extraordinary results.

What My Colleagues Say About Me...

  • Always there for a conversation
  • A believer in people
  • Cares about the impact we make – he makes it real
  • Experienced and insightful
  • Deep thinker who creates new ideas


I have been heavily involved in transformational technology and leadership development over the last 10 years and actively led a range of transformational education programmes around leadership and personal development. 

Before moving to work full-time in Europe, I was based in Australia working on a variety of High performance and Safety Culture Transformation programs for clients such as Bechtel, BHP, Caltex and Chevron.

I have extensive experience in Leadership development having coached over 100 oil and gas managers and leadership teams tasked with performance improvement. I enjoy designing and executing Safety Culture implementation strategies that target the specific safety challenges of an organisation.

What I’m really good at:

  • Executive relationships
  • Leadership development
  • Safety culture transformation
Hobbies and interests...


Let’s talk

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