Greetings from Shirley van Schagen,
My philosophy is to challenge people to question the status quo and to create the desire for individuals to develop and grow, both professionally and personally.

Shirley van Schagen – Consultant


“It is only when you can hear the unspoken that you are ready to lead others.”


About Shirley

Born in Hong Kong and later moving to Scotland, Shirley’s life and travel experiences have instilled in her a deep sense of valuing people’s integrity and diversity. She is passionate about developing people and leaving organisations with the skills, knowledge and mindset to successfully accomplish significant personal and organisational change

Early in her career she identified a gap in the Training & Development sector, which has led to a career spanning more than 20 years in Training & Development and Leadership Development. Shirley’s passionate drive has meant she has built a close relationship with many of our customers; some spanning close to 10 years. Shirley has a great ability to connect with people and understand how to draw the best out the people she works with.

Shirley’s work spans a great range of industries including the finance, resource, manufacturing, not for profit and government sectors, where she has successfully delivered leadership development programs and accredited learning programs. Customers include: BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Police and Nurses, Racing & Wagering WA, WACOSS, WorkFocus Group, GESB, Worsley Alumina, Department of Agriculture & Food and Acacia Prison (part of the Serco group).

As a consultant at MODAL, Shirley specialises in;

  • Leadership Development
  • Training & Development

Away from MODAL, Shirley enjoys design and decorating and has recently challenged herself by enrolling in an Interior Design & Decoration course.

Get to know Shirley better  – arrange a meeting with Shirley today