Meet the minds and employability experts behind Bouncement.
Co-Founder & Director
Rose Harvey is a co-Founder and Director of Bouncement.
After completing a Bachelor of Communication majoring in Writing and Cultural Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Rose worked in the publishing industry, most recently as a Product Manager. She then decided on a career change and moved into the human resources advisory sector where she held roles in research, market intelligence and analysis for a number of high-profile firms.
As both a former and current student Rose is passionate about equitable education and believes everyone should have access to excellent support and guidance throughout their career. After returning from maternity leave she co-founded Bouncement with the aim of providing a free platform that allows everyone equal access to career coaching and mentoring, specifically in relation to employability, which is a major socio-economic issue of our time.
Rose recently completed a postgraduate qualification in psychology from the University of New England.
Co-Founder & Director
Stephen Harvey is a co-Founder and Director of Bouncement.
He has extensive experience in providing leadership advisory and career mentoring services to Boards, CEO’s and senior Human Resource executives of listed companies and public-sector entities across a variety of industries. He has lived and worked in Asia Pacific, USA and the UK with firms such as Evolve Intelligence (co-founding director), Talent Intelligence (co-founded in 2002), Korn/Ferry, A T Kearney, M&B and Spencer Stuart.
Over the course of his career, Stephen has been involved in the succession and development of many CEO’s and leadership teams. This includes the evaluation and bench-marking of leaders in key activities such as mergers, acquisitions, transformation and restructuring. He has also advised leading listed companies in critical succession change points for non-executive directors, Chief Executives and key leadership roles.
Stephen commenced his career graduating as a naval officer from the Royal Australian Naval College. He has expertise in naval intelligence, linguistics (Chinese Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesian) and warfare operations. His naval intelligence service included working in Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) and the Directorate of Naval Intelligence Service (DNIS).
Sonya is a highly intuitive, strategic leader with a proven track record of delivering results in people and customer intensive organisations. She has proven experience of being able to impact the whole business and assist key stakeholders to excel. Sonya has over 20 years’ experience across both large scale and small organisations working to transform cultures and increase productivity.
She has held senior leadership roles across the human resources, marketing and communications function with organisations such as ANZ Bank, Equity Trustees Ltd and several major pharmaceutical companies.
Sonya is also the current Chairman of The Big Issue, a well-known not for profit organisation.
Sonya has a B.A. from the University of Melbourne. She is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM), and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Human Resources (FAHRI).
Professor Petrina Coventry
Petrina Coventry is Industry Professor and Director of Development with Adelaide University Faculty of Professions and Business school.
Petrina has spent over twenty years working in Asia, the United States and Europe performing global leadership roles with The General Electric Company, The Coca Cola Company and Proctor and Gamble. She has worked across multiple industry sectors including agriculture, energy, oil and gas, education, fast moving consumer goods and financial services.
Her work in ethics and governance, transformation and change, organization design, human capital planning and policy has led to increased involvement with governments, industry associations and consulting groups across the Asian region.
Petrina is an ethicist by background and has been appointed as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), a Vincent Fairfax Fellow, and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). She is a Non-executive director of AHRI, the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) and of Beston Global Food Company Ltd (BFC).