Our People


Genny is a certified trainer and facilitator and works with clients from a variety of industries,
both in the public and private sectors.

Genny May

A highly skilled strategist, trainer and facilitator Genny is the co-founder and Director of Illumina Executive Development, a boutique consultancy offering the development and implementation of training, small & large group facilitation, and one-on-one executive coaching for personal and organisational improvement.

Genny’s background in science, sales and marketing enables her to relate to the many diverse challenges facing organisations today. Her senior level experience allows for her valuable input and fresh perspectives around the board table.

As a true master facilitator, Genny brings to life the key moments in her programs by being a great story teller. She offers insights drawn from her in-depth knowledge and gives participants the courage to challenge and evoke change in their personal and business lives.

Genny’s approach brings a blend of knowledge, insight and innovation to any given situation, so that those involved are equipped to perform and motivated to act with power and focus.

Genny, is a Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistics, , and is an Accredited Facilitator of the Human Synergistics range of products & services. Genny is a Master Accredited Facilitator of Fierce Conversations (Authorised Training Centre in Australia) and a skilled facilitator of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. She is also accredited in Genos EQ Engagement and Motivation tools, Spiral Dynamics, Daniel Pink’s “Drive” Motivational Theory, amongst others.

Her areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic & business planning
  • Leadership
  • Understanding behaviour / motivation
  • High level presentation skills
  • Communication & sales / relationship management
  • Organisational culture
  • Change management
  • Team building & understanding group dynamics
  • Executive development & coaching
  • Training & development – design & delivery

Genny has worked with clients from a wide range of industries within both the private and public sector.