About

Board Connexions offers a highly professional and confidential service to help Boards, Senior Executives and Directors facing challenges with governance, leadership and strategy. Board Connexions is different because it is evidence based, provides value for money and uses the expertise of a highly qualified practising Director with a wealth of experience.

Dr Lianne Cretney-Barnes

Lianne 2017 cropped headshotPRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Lianne Cretney-Barnes is known as a well-connected business leader and strategic thinker. Lianne has the strong blend of business experience and the highest-level business qualifications, along with a powerful ability to coach, mentor and facilitate executive and personal development.

Lianne founded Board Connexions to help executives and board directors with governance, leadership and strategy. She has an impressive client portfolio across business, government and the community sector.

Lianne is the first female chair of the Integrity Assurance Committee for Racing and Wagering Western Australia. She is also deputy chair of ChemCentre (WA) and the WA representative for Women on Boards. She is an accredited Lumina Learning psychometric practitioner, an accredited facilitator for the Governance Evaluator and a Chair for The Executive Connection (TEC).

Lianne has a professional doctorate in Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Management She has been invited to speak at numerous conferences, both nationally and internationally, on her topics of expertise.