Sabina Schlegel

Director - Organisational Change and Culture, Queensland Health

Sabina Schlegel is currently the Director of Organisational Change and Culture at the Department of Health in Queensland.

Previously, she worked in various roles in the New Zealand public service where human centred design and co-design processes underpinned her work, leading to highly successful organisational change, building employee engagement, designing organisational strategy and changing organisational culture.

At Queensland Health, she has been introducing human centred design processes and is currently working on co-designing a number of pieces of work including leading and supporting people through change, a 3 year horizon for organisational culture and co-designing employee engagement initiatives.

Sabina is passionate about taking people on journeys, walking alongside others, and leading kindly. She believes that great ideas can come from anywhere and failure is one of life’s greatest lessons. She has been facilitating groups and discussions for over 15 years and enjoys working with people from all sorts of backgrounds with all sorts of challenges.

She has a Master’s Degree in HR and Organisational Development, a Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance Counselling and Bachelor Degrees in Psychology and Education. In a previous life, she used to work with young people and lectured in Human Development and Youth Culture at a London University.