Rod Soper

Rod Soper

Leadership and Wellbeing Facilitator

Rod Soper is a highly experienced and dedicated education professional with over three decades of expertise in education and consultancy. He holds a Master of Teaching, a Graduate Diploma in Counselling, and a Bachelor of Arts. Additionally, Rod has earned a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, along with Diplomas in Leadership and Management, and Business. At Allara Learning Rod is a subject matter expert in leadership development, emotional intelligence, self-leadership design, and organisation change.

Rod's career is marked by his commitment to fostering leadership and facilitating organisational change. As the co-founder and Chief Wellbeing Officer at Personhood360, he leads initiatives focused on organisational transformation and wellbeing. His role as Principal Consultant at Rod Soper Consulting involves designing and implementing leadership development programs and conducting action research to drive sustainable change.

In his earlier roles, Rod demonstrated his expertise in educational leadership. He co-founded and directed Thinkers.inq, creating a pioneering play-based learning model that integrates wellbeing development. He also led research teams and delivered keynotes on leadership and critical thinking, helping organisations adopt best practices in the education space. These roles provided him with a deep understanding of the dynamics of organisational change and the importance of fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Rod's research focuses on intercultural, trans-disciplinary pedagogy and the development of critical and creative inquiry frameworks. Rod's contributions to the field have been recognized at numerous international conferences, where he shares insights on leadership, coaching, and organisational change.

Currently, Rod is at the coalface of organisational change through action research and leadership design. His dedication to empowering individuals and organisations is evident in his innovative coaching methods and strategic leadership development programs. seeking to navigate change successfully.