Meet the Team

Our Coaching Team

Simonne Liley - Founder

In Simonne’s 25 years in industry, she has seen her fair share of industry legends “bleed out” with excessive empathy and burn out with excessive hours.

Simonne is passionate about working with her industry to change that. One of the many learnings she had from recent years is how important resilience and self-leadership is, so we can lead with calm, deliberate confidence; without sacrificing self or profit.

A love of people and behavioural processes, Simonne recognised that increasing revenue is not the only part of the wealth equation.

Extensive studies in Positive Psychology, Mental Fitness, Facilitation, Behavioural Profiling, a Certified Master Coach Ultimate, Master NLP Practitioner, and Time Line Therapist, Simonne is passionate in identifying, understanding and removing disempowering patterns that get in the way of our full potential.

“Fulfilment and success are an inside job.”

Whilst an introvert, Simonne has spoken at multiple industry, women and coaching events, in NZ and offshore.  Passionately addressing our need to address our internal environment.

In 2023 Simonne was immensely humbled to be a winner in The Ignition Top 50 Women in Accounting award, one of only two New Zealanders.

Why choose Simonne as your business guide? Being in business can be a lonely and challenging space. Simonne understands that to get accelerated results in business we need to address the whole. The business and how you show up in it. What makes you do what you do, think how you think, what makes you, you!

She doesn’t just get you the bog standard results of increase in your bottom line or more time for you in your working week. She works with you to unpack the deeper desires that you want to achieve AND strategies on how to make it happen.

Crack the Code!

Eugene Moreau - CORE Coach

Eugene Moreau has been training, consulting and coaching for 33 years. He has worked with leaders in the financial services, legal, consulting, insurance, accounting and banking industries, just to name a few.

An illustrious career, and client list with the likes of Ernst & Young, The Number 1 Software Company, Westpac Financial Services and Carter Holt Harvey.

Eugene has been a keynote speaker at various industry conferences in many countries, and has facilitated training and coaching programs both nationally and internationally.

He is a Certified Master Coach, Neuro Change Method Practitioner, NLP Practitioner, and Time Line Therapy.

In 2022 Eugene underwent an unexpected triple bypass and took the last six months of the year off to recuperate and re-evaluate where his focus need be.  A new grandson and the opportunity to be a hands on “Pop” supported his decision to ease out of full-time work and enter semi-retirement.

In 2023 Eugene was presented with an opportunity he could not ignore when his long-time professional colleague Simonne Liley invited him to join the CORE Leadership team as CORE Coach.

 “I have a dream role. I am a CORE Leadership Coach for CORE Leadership Institute, and I am passionate about our mission: To help driven and compassionate accountants serve WITHOUT sacrifice. This mission fits my professional purpose and ambition of helping people live a fulfilling and meaningful life, both at business and at home.

Our Coaching Support Team

Stephanie Siosan - Executive Assistant

Steph joined the team in November 2019. Steph has been a VA with varying responsibilities for more than 12 years now and has grown significantly with her role here at CORE Leadership Institute.  Steph loves doing what she does and it shows.

In 2021, Steph was promoted to Executive Assistant. Performing various EA and admin support to Simonne.  Steph keeps the wheels of our business machine moving and Simonne in line!  She supports our clients success, organises our events, and is a critical point of contact for all external partners.

Steph completed a Bachelor’s degree in Information and Technology and so is our go-to for IT support.  Tech-savvy, she has a particular interest in computers and softwares – even enjoys getting challenged looking for fixes and/or workarounds. Steph ensures the smooth running of our IT systems, maintain websites and other databases.

Steph lives by the company’s CORE Values, is diligent and well-organised. She loves music, spending time with family and friends, and loves to pamper herself with anything sweet.