Siobhan Harpur

As a Certified Practitioner of the Map of Meaning, Siobhan is passionate about the conversations of meaning and purpose that enable teams and organisations to thrive in their service.

About

With a career commitment to the authenticity of ‘people power’, Siobhan started in community development - established co-operatives and social enterprises in Europe and the USA, and partnerships in mental health and cancer care that led to her move to Tasmania, Australia in 2001.

Siobhan was Tasmania’s Director and then CEO of Public Health Services from 2010, and has held C-Suite level executive positions for more than 20 years. Her tenacity influences action for positive health and wellbeing - from global health promotion, health in all policy, reducing health inequities, and systems approaches to individual and population level agency. She was instrumental in the Healthy Tasmania Strategy that has influenced the National agenda for preventive health, has all party support and has endured 4 terms of Government.

Now at UTAS, Siobhan is Siobhan is leading the new Collaboration for Health Improvement (TCHI) which will become the first Translation Research Centre for Tasmania.

As a Certified Practitioner of the Map of Meaning, Siobhan is passionate about the conversations of meaning and purpose that enable teams and organisations to thrive in their service. She works with visual collaboration strategies to bring people together in their strategy, vision, agenda setting or problem solving.