Crafting a meaningful journey, a true value proposition, is an important characteristic of my consultancy, drawing on a background in sociolinguistics, branding, knowledge management and education
— Cecille Weldon, Director

Cecille Weldon

Founder & Key Facilitator

Cecille's expertise has been developed over 25 years in areas as diverse as strategic and creative management, marketing, systems development, event design and management, publishing and production.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Dip Ed) and a Graduate Diploma in Linguistics, specialising in Semantics (the study of meaning) and Sociolinguistics (the study of the relationship between language and social and cultural values). This informs much of her unique approach to strategy, brand and content. She is also an experienced public speaker and training facilitator.

In addition, Cecille has extensive design and production experience in all communication media, and has been responsible for the distinctive “look and feel” of numerous corporate identities for businesses, both nationally and internationally.

An entrepreneur in her own right, Cecille began her first business at the age of 16 under the tutelage of her father, publisher Kevin Weldon.

Cecille was responsible for the creation and development of the Banksia award-winning Liveability Real Estate Framework. Developed to drive a new value proposition in real estate, this groundbreaking property marketing framework and proptech includes a new professional pathway in real estate, the Liveability Real Estate Specialist. This initiative encompasses agent training, exclusive listing tools, the proptech Appraisal Checklist™ with verifed benchmarks and the collaborative consumer portal liveability.com.au.

Prior to this she created and developed a personal time management system, Organic Time Management®, which is outlined in her book Travelling with Time, and she conducts individual and corporate time management sessions on request.

The Organic Business Management System® represents an integrated approach to business management encompassing business strategy, brand strategy and knowledge management. It has been used by numerous businesses to facilitate the start-up of a new business or refine and consolidate an existing one.

Organic Business Management enables businesses to integrate and systematise what they do and how they do it: identifying the qualities and core processes within the business, clarifying goals/directions/objectives, integrating brand and image with these core features, recording and integrating essential information, and creating appropriate and congruent promotional tools and strategies.

Her passion to support young creative and social entrepreneurs and develop their business, brand strategies and communication skills has led her into many individual mentorships to support young changemakers.and p

Lachlan Cheers

Liveability Membership and Training Manager

“I believe that a culture invested in deep customer/stakeholder satisfaction is a proud and winning team. I am, and always have, championed this in every business I have worked for. I’m excited about being a part of the Liveability Team and driving the opportunity and value of better, healthier and more efficient homes for Australians”

Lachlan is passionate about delivering solutions, whether a product or a service, which empower people to be their best. More recently building on his medical science degree he worked as Sales and Territory Manager and Education Coordinator with a a global leader in medical devices. Print to this he has had years of experience in customer facing retail roles, originally in a Telstra store then progressively into a business centre as an account manager and finally on the ground coordinating marketing for Telstra’s outbound NBN has a deep appreciation in me of the importance of making people feel listened to and understood.

Shannon Young

Liveability Social Media

Shannon previously held the position of Training and Membership Manager for the Centre of Liveability Real Estate and is currently on maternity leave from the liveability team. Shannon is a qualified nutritionalist and personal trainer and has held the position of Operation Manager and Chief Nutritionalist for THR1VE. Her article of healthy living have been picked up by numerous media outlets. She is passionate about creating a healthy home and has recently renovated an investment property with her partner.

Melissa Neighbour

Liveability Training Video Host

Melissa specialises in developing and implementing innovative sustainable development projects and has worked in a diverse range of areas including town planning, real estate, climate change, renewables, communications and community engagement. She has a strong track record of engaging, advising and influencing stakeholders from the public and private sector on sustainable development practices.
Melissa has completed a Bachelor of Environmental Planning with Honours at Griffith University and in 2011 graduated from Australia’s leading post-graduate sustainability course, the Fellowship Program run by the Centre for Sustainability Leadership.  Melissa also holds a Diploma of Project Management and is enrolled to complete a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in April 2016.


Collaborators

Dick Clarke, Principal, Envirotecture Pty Ltd


Dick is an Accredited Building Designer with over 35 years experience. He focuses exclusively on ecologically sustainable and culturally appropriate buildings, as well as sustainable design in vehicles and vessels, and has received many design awards. He holds a Master of Sustainable Futures degree (by research at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS), on the topic of the effect of state and local planning instruments on the sustainability of the built environment.Dick holds Building Designer Accreditation (No. 6029) under the Building Designer Accreditation (NSW) scheme. He is Director of Sustainability, and Past President of the NSW Chapter of Building Designers Australia (BDA). He is a Past President and Board Member of the Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA).