Ms Carmel Thompson is the CEO of The Southern Cross Connection.
Carmel was previously the owner of Achievers International College & Achievers Business College in Brisbane which offered courses in Business, Travel, Hospitality, Management and Information Technology to both local and overseas students. In 1994 Carmel foresaw a shift in education and training out of the classroom into industry and high schools. She sold her colleges to the Educational Foundation Group of Japan and set up an international consultancy practice under the name of The Southern Cross Connection (SCC).
Carmel is a qualified Accountant who possesses a skill for getting the job done through the medium of collaboration and communication. She has had considerable experience in the international marketplace. This has resulted in the building of strong relationships with other leaders in this industry.
Carmel is a highly respected trainer specialising in Management Programs and also Trainer/Assessor Courses . She has a high profile in Australia and is serving on numerous committees. She is much sort after speaker at national and international conferences focusing on the importance of vocational training to the current day world of work and capacity building.
Carmel’s credibility as a business consultant and trainer is enhanced by her business credentials, reputation and experience.
She also has the skills of attracting the right people to the right project. Her team comprises of those who are highly skilled, flexible and committed to thier clients.