Cross Cultural Consultants has a diverse group of Team Members and Consultants. Our talented team combines facilitation skills with technical, sector and culturally specific expertise, working throughout Australia and across all development sectors. This includes Government Departments, Not for Profit, Community and Indigenous Organisations, Mining, Oil and Gas Companies, as well as Private and Corporate Enterprise.
In assigning teams for individual client training or engagement projects, we consider gender, culture, skills and experience to ensure the best people are on the job.
Underpinning all levels of our work are our core values, which prioritise cross cultural sensitivity, flexibility and adaptability; participation in learning and strengths-based capacity development.
Meet The Team
Jason Elsegood, a proud Aboriginal man of Limilngan and Jingili heritage, has a growing national and international reputation as a skilled communicator and facilitator, with a particular focus on building the capacity of individuals, communities and organisations to work effectively across cultures and deliver sound community & stakeholder engagement frameworks, including Social, Policy and Cultural Impacts.
He is an experienced cross cultural mentor, project manager, client broker and team leader with an Honours in Indigenous Economic and Community Development.
Working throughout Australia, including remote and regional areas, Jason assists communities and organisations to increase staff participation and drive cultural change.
John is a qualified valuer, lawyer, mediator and project manager and has worked in both the private and public sectors on small and large-scale projects.
He has a comprehensive knowledge of remote housing portfolio in the NT with a special interest in indigenous and community housing. A senior professional with extensive experience in remote community engagement, service provision, community development and project management. This experience spans the Northern Territory, Cape York, Queensland, NSW and South Australia.
John has worked in areas of feasibility studies, Project Management of Construction, land acquisition and Water and Energy Management.
Phil has managed and delivered capacity building training and community engagement for over 20 years in both Australia and around the Asia Pacific Region. His work is grounded in cross cultural theory and validated regularly with lived experience and practical community development, making his approach unique and engaging.
He brings a deep personal and professional understanding born of his own rich experiences in diverse Aboriginal cultures and networks. His focus is what he terms ‘Behavioural Archaeology’, i.e. the deep-seated beliefs, values and attitudes that drive contemporary behaviours.
As the CCC Office Manager, Marissa is the backbone of Cross Cultural Consultants. The primary contact for clients, Marissa manages project administration, tenders, scedules and public relations.
Holding a Diploma in Project Management and Business Administration she keeps everything running smoothly for the rest of the CCC team.
Jason Hampton is a valued member of our Aboriginal Community Engagement Specialist (ACES) team at CCC, with strong family and cultural links to country including Gurindji and Ngalakan and Mara regions in the Northern Territory. Working with local knowledge, Jason assists CCC to culturally appropriately and ethically engage and communicate with Aboriginal people, traditional, rural and urban Aboriginal communities on all levels throughout our projects.
Jason is also a contemporary multimedia artist and has developed his own design style by combining contemporary art with new media art technology.
Oceana is a writer, I.T. specialist and creative thinker. She is in charge of the company’s online presence, including website and social media platforms.
Oceana is an experienced copy and content writer, and is currently with Cross Cultural Consultants to assist in improving their business model to suit an online delivery frame. She is passionate about online business, the creative industries and seeing local communities thrive.
Lori Uden is the Director of One Bird Consulting. She brings local experience, diverse relationships and inspired thinking and believes that we can all achieve greatness by joining forces and empowering each other.
One Bird Consulting
Creative, considered and collaborative.
Cassandra (Cassie) is a vital part of our business at CCC. As the front face of their office and the manager of the online learning portal, Cassandra is currently completing her certificate 4 in Business administration. CCC look forward to assisting her to achieve her career goals and watching her grow as a team member.