She has over 15 years experience training people in the science of creative problem solving and inspiring real-life business innovation.
As Global Creativity and Innovation Director for Pernod Ricard Winemakers (PRW), Paulina was an intrapreneur – using her skills and knowledge to transform the organisation from traditional and conservative to one renowned for its cutting-edge, dynamic culture of innovation. She established the company’s Th!nk Creative Leadership Lab, which trained senior staff members in the mindset, toolset and skillset required for Creative Problem Solving. The training was applied to real-life business problems, generating innovation which included new products and services. As a result of the program, PRW was featured in Australian Financial Review list of Australia’s Most Innovative Companies.
Paulina’s track record of working in the business and using creativity to inspire innovation is unique. She is in demand globally, having worked with multinationals including Absolut Vodka and Diageo, as well as locally by ASX listed companies including Telstra (muru-D) and Seven West Media. Her experience stretches across a diverse range of industries from FMCG, financial services, technology and Government.
Paulina has a Master of Science in Creativity and Change Leadership from Buffalo State University of New York. She is a graduate of THNK Creative Leadership School in Amsterdam, which focuses on creative leadership as applied to social change. She is also a Faculty Member at The School of Life and is an in-demand keynote speaker on creativity and innovation.
Based in Sydney, Australia, Paulina works with clients all over the world.