About Us

Founder & CEO

Gillian Turner

LLM Harvard, LLB Hons Sydney, Grad Dip Counselling, Grad Dip Ontological Coaching, FAICD, PCC, ICF

Gillian is passionate about bringing out the leadership strengths in her clients and their teams.

An experienced global senior executive and company director, Gillian understands the opportunities and challenges of leadership.

And she knows what it takes to build a successful, rewarding career.


CEO & Executive Leadership Experience

CEO & MD, Unisearch Ltd (Sydney); CEO & MD, Standard Chartered Equitor Trustee (HK); GM, Corporate Development, Zurich Australia; Corporate Finance Manager, Coca-Cola Amatil.

Educational Background

Master of Laws, Harvard University; Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Sydney University; Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (ACAP); Advanced Diploma (AICD).

Board Directorships & Non-Executive Roles

Planet Ark Environmental Foundation; AusHealth International; Centre for Quantum Computer Technology; Biosignal Ltd; Knox Grammar School.

Coaching Qualifications

Graduate Diploma in Ontological Coaching; Accredited Kantor Practitioner; Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation; BlackRock Accredited Executive Coach.

Committee Roles

National Education Advisory Committee, AICD (Chair), Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (Selection), Harvard Club of Australia (Council); HK Trustees Association (Management).

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member, International Coach Federation; Professional Member, Career Development Association of Australia.

Director & CFO

Robin Bishop

FCA (England and Wales)

Robin brings extensive international business experience and financial acumen to his role as CFO, and sounding board, for the strategic direction and business activities of Turner Bishop.

With over two decades of leading professional teams across Asia, Australia and the Pacific, Robin has a deep understanding of the commercial and cultural imperatives for successful leadership in the region.

Our Experience


Global business background


CEO & senior executive experience


Portfolios managed ($USD)


Coaching & consulting clients


“Leadership is a way of being, not a position or title. Leadership is a way of relating to others, not a set of skills.”

Gillian Turner



Shaping your future through understanding your past and present.


Harnessing insight – creating new opportunities, committing to desired outcomes.


Ensuring sustainability – focusing on the whole person; values, beliefs and aspirations.


Maintaining integrity – encouraging leadership that is mindful and courageous.