Gabrielle Dolan is a global thought leader in storytelling and business communication
She’s worked with thousands of high-profile leaders from across Australia and the world, helping them to become better leaders and communicators using the art of business storytelling. Gabrielle is a highly sought after international mentor and keynote speaker on these topics.
Gabrielle has worked as an independent business management consultant and has held various senior leadership roles in change management, and learning and development for the National Australia Bank. She successfully co-founded One Thousand & One, one of Australia’s leading storytelling companies, before launching her own practice in 2013.
She is a graduate from the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education in the Art and Practice of Leadership Development program. Her other academic qualifications include a master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Swinburne University and an associate diploma in Education and Training from the University of Melbourne.
In 2015 Gabrielle became an Australian and New Zealand Partner of Thought Leaders Global, where she works with organisations to help them gain a competitive edge through thought leadership. In the same year, she was also nominated for Telstra’s Business Woman of the Year award.
Gabrielle is a best-selling author of Ignite: Real Leadership, Real Talk, Real Results and Hooked: How Leaders Connect, Engage and Inspire with Storytelling. Her third book, Storytelling for Job Interviews, will be published in May 2016.
When she is not writing or working, she can be found wandering in her vegetable garden at her 25-acre rural property on the southern coast of New South Wales. She believes the world would be a better place if there were less manure in business and more manure in gardens.