Meet Our Expert Team

When you engage Apogee, you’re bringing in experienced changemakers who are proven to unleash the potential in your people and teams.

Genuinely Caring

Apogee consultants have a genuine, heartfelt commitment to achieving personal and professional growth outcomes for the people in our care.

Madeleine Long MBA (Distinction), GAICD

CEO, Apogee Global
Executive Coach
Leadership Development Facilitator

Madeleine is considered a thought leader in building high performance teams and inclusive workplaces. She designs, develops, and delivers practical, engaging, and thought-provoking employee development programs to provide value to both the individual and the organisation.

With a distinguished business career spanning over 35 years, Madeleine worked in product and service delivery leadership positions with the Commonwealth Bank, MasterCard, and VeriFone both in Australia and globally. She worked as an executive director with Tourism WA.

Madeleine co-founded Dress for Success Perth and was its inaugural Board Chair. The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


“Madeleine Long has designed and facilitated group coaching programs for FMG for approximately 7 years on career development for our mid-level managers. We do a rigorous evaluation of these programs. We continue to use her services as they have evidence of improving employee and team performance. It, therefore, has a positive impact on the whole business.
I would not hesitate to endorse her work and recommend her to other organisations.”
Linda O’Farrell, Director Fortescue People, Fortescue Metals Group

“I have had an association with Madeleine Long over the past 8 years and highly recommend her professional coaching and team facilitation programs. She has been an effective coach to our executive team members and operational teams which is why we continue to work with her. Her coaching provides lasting results. As a successful professional in industry herself, she also provides mentoring when asked.
I believe Madeleine’s services have had significant, positive effects on our organisation’s service delivery.”
~ Justine Collyer, CEO, Rise Community Network

“The program was incredibly valuable and increased my confidence with leading my team.  Madeleine provided a personalized service to meet my specific needs.  I would absolutely recommend Madeleine as a professional coach.”
Natasha Noone, Senior Lawyer, Woodside Energy

Brenda Sinclair-Jones

Apogee Global
Senior Associate Facilitator

Brenda has spent her career building strong relationships with people and motivating them to find out what drives them. She connects easily with a diverse range of individuals and groups and creates safe environments where they can flourish.

Having extensive experience as an accredited coach, Brenda successfully coaches her clients to identify and achieve their goals using a solution focused approach. Her executive coaching style supports emerging and experienced leaders to identify their strengths and resources and focus on actions and habits for positive change.

Whilst commencing her career as an educator, Brenda has experienced success as a teacher, school leader, career strategy consultant, lecturer, business owner, facilitator and executive coach. She has travelled to every state in Australia to deliver programs to participants in cities, regional and very remote areas.  Her audiences have been diverse and the programs have been widely varied. 

Her passion is to make a difference and foster a sense of joy and hope in others.

Catherine Lai

Apogee Global
Senior Associate

Catherine Lai is an International Health Culture Consultant and a leading authority on Healthful High Performance.

Care Culture Programmes are founded upon Catherine’s passionate belief that we all deserve to live a life that we love and that this includes our time spent at work.

Catherine’s work engenders connectivity, fun, and camaraderie that explores and identifies ways to replenish energy and protect health.

Catherine works with individuals to explore their health ambitions, identify achievable goals, and embed new habits that enhance lifestyle and protect health.

Catherine facilitates Organisations to:

  • Enhance healthy work cultures that elevate employee performance
  • Demonstrate commitment to supporting employee well-being and boost staff engagement
  • Create happy, healthy, and engaged teams that engender company loyalty
  • Build confidence and reduce
    absenteeism by empowering employees to protect their health
  • Meet and exceed their corporate
    commitment to the social dimension of ESG