Our promise to you

The foundation of FirstHuman is an authentic commitment to fulfil on what is important to the clients we work with. All our Partners and Associates have an exceptional ability to listen, get to the core of what will deliver success and commit alongside you to do what is needed to ensure success.

Oddi Aasheim

Partner - Performance Interventions

I feel privileged getting to spend my days working with people that are up for making our world a truly exciting and fulfilling place. I partner with leaders and executives committed to transforming their organisations, develop groundbreaking strategic solutions, mobilising executive teams and organisations into passionate and purposeful action.

Richard Atherton

Partner - Organisational Agility

I'm passionate about building great companies and helping the people who lead them - at all levels. I hold a mirror to individuals and to teams and compassionately have them own what they need to change. Are you ready to work at depth to cause the extraordinary to happen?

Phillida Fleming

Partner - Leadership Development

If you are looking for a new capacity for performance for yourself as a leader, and for your teams, then I could be looking for you… You could join the exceptional collection of senior leaders with substantial accountabilities with whom I have the privilege to partner and immediately impact your actions and produce unprecedented results.

Gary Borland


The world is transformed by self-aware, committed people who stand for a new future, lead from a position of conviction and not fear, and who understand the power of unlocking the capabilities and potential of their people. I have the incredible privilege of partnering with senior leaders and executives in pursuit of those futures.

Our associates

  • Philip James

    Former HRD at NATS

    Most of my work is centred on helping clients with Leadership. In my experience, Leadership is easy to talk about, hard to sustain but underlies many client issues with capability.

    Philip James
  • Stuart Turnbull

    Former Partner at Mercer

    I work at the intersection of Strategy, Leadership and Change with more than 20 years experience working with global organisations to solve complex social problems in order to improve performance.

    Stuart Turnbull
  • Ferdi D’Souza

    I am very clear that what my life is about is causing a transformation of what is possible for us human beings. What I want is for people to fully 'be' who they can be.

    Ferdi D’Souza