The Wisdom Series Faculty

are both MEA alumni and experts in business management, psychology snd navigating midlife wisdom.

Core Faculty

Dr Tom Verghese and Gabriela Domicelj are proud to have over 60 years of people management experience between them. They’ve worked together for a couple of years, but only recently met in person and realised that their complementary skills and experiences bring a unique perspective to what it means to tap into the talent of elders in the workplace.

Tom is a consultant in cultural intelligence, with a personal and professional interest in the area of conscious aging. Tom is the founder of Cultural Synergies and works with clients to guide their culture, diversity and inclusion programs; he is the author of four books exploring cultural awareness and agility, including The Invisible Elephant. Tom is passionate about increasing cultural intelligence, global leadership and developing high functioning teams. He has over three decades of international experience and holds a Doctorate in Business Administration and a Masters in Education. Tom is an MEA alumni.
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Dr Tom Verghese

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Gabriela is a management consultant, who is passionate about innovative people management and midlife exploration. At Accenture she ran technology implementations for financial services clients and was part of the early definition and articulation of the field of change management. She has consulted on change management and employee engagement in 12 countries in Asia Pacific and led Aon’s Best Employers research program to collect best practice workforce management solutions across industries. Gabriela was also CEO of a film production company, creating motivational films to support recruitment, cultural change and retention programs. Gabriela is an MEA alumni.

Gabriela Domicelj

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Guest Faculty

Mike is an activist, author and advisor on the newly emerging “living-longer” life stages, and especially what you do when nothing’s on offer. He’s a 2018 graduate of the Modern Elder Academy in Baja.

Mike Rungie

Activist, Author, Adviser
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Paul is passionate about behaviour to money as the major link to financial wellbeing. He’s had 3 books published on the topic with his 2019 book, Spenditude, a best seller.

Paul Gordon

Money Mindset
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Confidantes

Gabriela is a management consultant, business leader and experienced facilitator, who is passionate about midlife exploration and making aging aspirational.

Gabriela Domicelj

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Richard is a leadership coach, change navigator and business leader who is passionate about helping people in finding their “why.”

Richard Clarke

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Ang is a writer and a perpetually curious midlife explorer with a passion for storytelling. She uses her love of words to help make sense of the world.

Ang Galloway

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