Michael Peiniger (MM)




Michael Peiniger

Principal, Kameleons - Developing Leaders
MBA (HR & Leadership), BSc (Physics), Cert. IV TAA, AIPFM


Michael Peiniger is the founder of Kameleons, a boutique leadership & team building consultancy committed to providing businesses and individuals with the expertise and solutions that they need to succeed in today’s ever changing work environment. Michael is passionate about leadership and the need for businesses to harness individuals’ natural skills in order to fulfil their full potential.

Michael has a broad professional background that includes leadership and team facilitation, leadership course design, management consulting, change management and senior manager coaching and development. Michael’s key skill is his ability to weave complex leadership theories and the strategic ‘big picture’ into simple and practical leadership solutions through his honest, direct and results oriented style.

Michael’s career began with Royal Australian Air Force where he succeeded in a wide variety of challenging roles, including an exchange with the Royal Air Force in Scotland. During his defence career, Michael won the prestigious Air Force Association leadership sword in 1998 and progressed to the rank of Squadron Leader ahead of his peers. As the senior instructor at the Air Force Officers’ Training School, Michael trained more than 1500 junior officers to meet the demanding requirements of leadership and adaptation to change that is required of a leader in the dynamic military environment.

Since leaving the Air Force, Michael has used his extensive leadership and management experience to provide tailored leadership consultancy services and dynamic facilitation for a wide variety of organisations. These include: APIA, Australian Unity, Cambridge Integrated Services, Fosters Group, Jetstar, The Laminex Group, Lonely Planet Publications, Sensis, Shannons Insurance, realestate.com and the Victorian Workcover Authority.

Michael holds a Master of Business Administration (HR / Leadership) and a Bachelor of Physics. He is a qualified facilitator (Member of the Australian Institute of Professional Facilitators) and holds a Diploma in Assessment & Training Systems as well as the Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.







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