Tammy Joachin

Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Manager

College of Business, Government and Law

place Bedford Park (251ASSS)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia


Tammy has a forensic and organisational psychology background and 20+ years experience in working in the public sector. She has deep expertise in talent and organisational development, having dedicated her career to enabling leaders, teams and organisations to achieve their full potential and to foster inclusion, innovation and improved sense-making to drive positive social impact.

Prior to joining Flinders University, Tammy set up and led the South Australian Leadership Academy, building the capacity of thousands of public sector leaders. She was instrumental in helping the Government of South Australia achieve gender equality in leadership, and established and led numerous whole of government initiatives to modernise and optimise the productivity of the public sector.

At the Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security and Governance, she lead the development of training initiatives and resources on understanding the threats posed by digital technologies and how to build a positive and safe digital future.


Master of Psychology (Organisational)

Bachelor of Social Science (Honours (Psychology - Forensic)


  • ICF Level 2 Coach Leader Training, Coach Studio (Finalising)
  • Hogan Assessments Level 1 (HPI, HDS, MVPI)
  • Laser and Shadow Coaching Level 2, Donna Karlin
  • Genesys Psychometric Assessment Accreditation
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Accreditation (Step 2)
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Training
Honours, awards and grants
  • Finalist – 2017 Winnovation Awards (Innovation in Government)
  • Finalist – Excellence in Talent Management and Leadership – 2014 Australasian Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Awards
  • Winner - Excellence in Culture Creation – 2013 Australasian Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Awards
Key responsibilities

Leading executive education and professional development initiatives for the College of Business, Government and Law.