Our NSW & ACT Team
Oliver Sheer ‘OGS’
Whole hearted and full of excitement, Oliver lives life for the moment. AKA Ogs to his family and friends. He is a natural team player, motivator and is turned on by different personalities and the way people interact. Having completed two degrees and furthered his personal education traveling through Europe, our very own people watcher is looking forward to continue building winning teams.
Kingsley Seale ‘Kingo’
Director of Operations
With close to 10 years in the industry Kingsley has produced and facilitated in excess of 750 Team Events with Be Challenged, each with their own individual focus. Starting his career as an Events Assistant, Kingsley soon learnt the ropes and found his passion lay in maximising a teams potential through the power of team activities and workshops. On a personal front Kingsley is a sport lover mainly for the pure dynamics of it.
Fiona Gardiner ‘Fi’
National Sales Manager
Enthusiastic, engaging and focused on customer service, Fiona has been a part of the Be Challenged team since 2010. In her former life Fiona worked in sales at a variety of 5 star hotels, both in Australia and overseas. Working in hotels highlighted the importance and benefits of a high performing team as often events and details needed to be coordinated over several departments and hundreds of staff.
Mark Preston ‘Presto’
Cool, calm and collected Mark has permanently joined the Be Challenged team after two years as our most experienced freelance facilitator. A natural athlete with over 150 1st grade appearances for Gordon, Mark is a proactive team player, enthused by the energy of others and highly experienced in the effectiveness of team performance. Marks looking forward to forging a career in building winning teams and spending more time on the tennis court.
Nick Curtis ‘Spike’
Intelligent, youthful and full of fun, Nick, aka ‘Spike’, is always up for a laugh and a bit of banter. Nick is one of newest instalments to the operations team. Having completed a degree in health science, and lots of experience within the hospitality sector, Nick is the perfect guy for your next event. In his off time you can see Nick playing competitive table tennis or running around the rugby field. You know you want to meet this lovable character.
Jenna Flemming ‘Jen’
Bubbly, outgoing and very competitive, Jenna has come from a hotel industry background. When she isn’t working she is busy cooking up a storm or watching her Manly Sea Eagles play! Jenna is a natural people person, it doesn’t take her long to break down barriers and become friends with anyone she meets. Jenna is looking forward to making a difference with the Be Challenged by helping teams reach their potential by learning through games.
Kristie Wallace ‘Wally’
Easy going, personable and a little bit cheeky, Kristie is a key element to the Be Challenged Sales Team. Kristie loves to get outside and go on adventures and is always up for having a laugh! Having completed a Bachelor of Business and with years of experience working in Hotels and venues, Kristie is the perfect person to help you with your next Be Challenged Program.
Hannah Breeney ‘Han’
Office Manager & Bookkeeper
Calm, focused and enthusiastic. Hannah is our Pom in Aus who moved here from London 6 years ago. Having worked for 9 years in the Finance industry as first a PA and then an Event Manager, Hannah has worked in large corporate organisations on the receiving end of our services. Hannah has great experience in organising corporate conferences and agendas, and has a well trained eye for incorporating team building activities into any event. As well as being our office admin saviour and bookkeeper, Hannah is happy to help with any queries you might have about your next Be Challenged event…
Our Victorian Team
Leigh Kitto ‘Kitts’
Motivated, energetic and full of smiles, Leigh heads up our Melbourne Office looking after all things Sales and Marketing related as well as being a lead facilitator for programs in Victoria (basically she can do anything). Being involved in team building for over ten years and having worked with corporate teams across the Globe, Leigh has a solid understanding of the industry. Leigh’s passion for travel has taught her to always maintain an open mind, and she loves to engage with people from all walks of life.
Carly Halliday ‘Carls’
Enthusiastic, motivated and bubbly with a massive smile that very rarely goes in to hiding. Carly is fierce like a lion yet as soft as a marshmellow that truly embraces life. She has a huge passion for encouraging and motivating people to live life at their fullest potential. With a degree in Sport and Exercise, Carly is a big doer which makes it terribly hard for her to sit on the sideline at any team event, however entertaining for those who know her when she is the observe.
Our Queensland Team
Simon Piltz ‘Piltzy’
Born and bred in the small NSW country town of Leeton, this laid back lad has quite a few very iconic Aussie behaviours (and he prefers not to wear shoes). He is a very energetic and passionate person who loves being around people. Now living on the Gold Coast, he lives the lifestyle of fitness, sun and sand. He loves all things sport and adventure- in particular AFL, athletics and obstacle races. Simon is also surrounded by women and these are most important to him….they are his wife and 2 little girls.
Vanessa Mullen ‘Ness’
Bright, bubbly and enthusiastic, Vanessa is the youngest of the Be Challenged team but brings a wealth of knowledge having studied International tourism and hotel management at Bond and coming from a role of events management within a prestigious tourist attraction on the Gold Coast. Vanessa lives an active life, thriving off adventure and doing new things, giving anything a go. Embracing life is what she lives by.