Interview with Kris Grant
For the past nine years, Kris Grant has been leading ASPL Group as CEO, overseeing its management consulting, training and recruitment divisions to deliver major transformational projects, strategic leadership training, and personnel resourcing to improve business functions and increase productivity across Australia’s public and private sectors.
A champion of emerging leaders and an ambassador for workplace equality, Kris has built a successful career and a stable of key clients through living her own mantra of always being an authentic leader and empowering her staff, and her clients’ personnel, to create opportunities for success.
Kris reached C-level by age 32 as a mother of two young children. She honed her management skills while leading over 50,000 staff throughout Asia Pacific at a global talent management firm where she held the position of CFO and COO.
At ASPL, Kris has developed a team of highly engaged staff and a roster of industry experts who work to deliver co-designed goals for a national client portfolio which includes all levels of government, major telcos and commercial clients in the banking, mining and health sectors.
Kris offers a leadership and coaching program that empowers executives to progress to the next level in their careers with a focus on personal leadership development. From her own experiences working to balance career and family life, Kris is passionate about women being supported in the workplace through every stage of their career. She is an advocate for flexible return to work arrangements and also providing women with leadership and coaching programs to assist in building self-confidence, self-awareness and techniques to overcome pressures faced in the workplace.
Outside of work, Kris is a keen Pilates student and enjoys spending family time with her children Aimee and Adam and their fur babies, Apple and Angel.