“Excellence is not a skill, it’s an attitude” Ralph Marston

Keeping an edge and remaining competitive in the complex, fast changing world we live in is the biggest challenge for many individuals and organisations. At Growing Talent, we believe every person has their own slice of magic just waiting to be tapped in to.

Our purpose is to help clients find theirs by identifying their strengths and maximising them. We work with organisations, teams and individuals at all stages of their career; from students through to senior executives, and the common factor is that everyone has the potential to succeed.

No matter your age, or stage, we want to help you unlock your potential too.


Kathryn Donaldson







Kathryn Donaldson is the founder of Growing Talent Australia, established in 2015. With a wealth of experience through a rewarding career consulting for leading global organisations including Morgan Stanley and Barclays Bank, Kathryn has achieved award winning success through her specialty in talent management, employee development and managing teams.

With a passion for health and wellbeing, Kathryn is a self-confessed fitness junkie who loves to run marathons, climb mountains and raise money for various charities in her downtime. She loves to push the boundaries and firmly believes that stepping out of the comfort zone is needed to succeed. When she’s not running around after her three children, you’ll find her out pounding the pavement in training for her next fitness challenge.

Kathryn is an ICF accredited executive coach, a member of the Career Development Association for Australia (CDAA), the National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (NAGCAS), and the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE).

Our Clients

Business Chicks
Uniting Care
Position Ignition