Managing Director, Pantala & Head of Market Strategy, MindTribes
'What is your personal leadership story?'
As a senior executive, CEO and business development professional, Renata Bernarde has built new businesses, raised and managed millions of dollars, and inspired others to be aspirational for their own careers and the organisations they represent. Having worn many hats in her professional life has helped her think creatively to find unique/simple solutions to complex problems and given her the ability to conceptualize and manage multi-disciplinary projects.
Renata is the Founder and Managing Director of Pantala, a consulting and coaching firm helping organisations and leaders navigate the path to meaningful business improvement and personal transformation. She is also the Head of Market Strategy at MindTribes, working with corporate entities to develop intercultural business capabilities. Renata was formerly Director, Enterprise Portfolio at Monash University and CEO of the John Monash Scholarship Foundation. Over the course of her career she held leadership positions including National Manager, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Relationship Manager, Institute of Chartered Accountants, and MBA Career Manager, Monash University.
Renata’s completed professional development programs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Melbourne Business School, and Cranlana. Her qualifications are BCom (Melbourne), Honours (Monash). She is a Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow, Institute of Managers and Leaders, and a Member of the Rotary Club of Melbourne.
She lives in Melbourne’s bayside area with her husband and youngest son.