About Leigh

Leigh Pennycuick set up Pennycuick Consulting in 1994, initially in response to a demand for employee surveys from organisations seeking independent and expert assistance.


Over his career Leigh has worked with a variety of types and sizes of organisations including: Local and State Government Agencies and Councils; Not-for-Profit organisations, and private organisations spanning sectors such as financial and professional services, oil and gas, manufacturing, and resources and utilities.

Having worked as a professional in Organisational Development and Human Resources management for over 30 years, including in senior management roles, Leigh has vast experience and excellent practical know-how in organisational and cultural change initiatives and staff leadership. He is passionate about effecting these changes for the benefit of the individual and the organisation.

Immediately prior to starting his own business, Leigh Pennycuick worked as the Manager of Organisational Development for SGIC where he was responsible for organisational and cultural change initiatives and staff leadership.

Leigh has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management and has done post-graduate research in employee morale and change management.

Leigh has a particular interest and skill in working with a variety of people from the CEO through to the blue-collar sector of the market.

“Leigh’s expertise in working with people to find common ground and solutions is complemented by his pragmatic, honest and realistic approach.”Rachael Siddall, Former Group Manager City of Playford, Director Sustainable Connections