Senior Manager

Sleiman Abou-Hamdan

As a Senior Manager and registered Psychologist, Sleiman provides expertise in the psychological enablers of effective leadership, wellbeing, and high performance, gained from his diverse background in capability development, military and law enforcement, performance and sports Psychology, and as a registered Clinical Psychologist.

Before joining Bendelta, Sleiman was an executive level manager in the Australian Public Service where he focused on Capability Development, and managing two strategic recruitment projects for Defence. Sleiman has 17 years of experience in the Australian Army Reserves, seven as a Commissioned Officer.

Sleiman has provided consulting, training and coaching services to local, state and federal governments, in addition to enhancing human capability of elite athletes and sporting organisations. He designed and delivered tailored learning and development programs in a range of areas including leadership development, mental skills and peak performance, leading and managing change, mindfulness and psychological flexibility, and leadership resilience.

Sleiman holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology and Management), and a Master of Psychology (Clinical). He is an accredited The Leadership Circle and Hogan Leadership Assessments practitioner, and an Executive Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychology and Coaching Psychology Group.

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