Our Team


Garret Norris is the KONA Group CEO. He is the company’s Sales TrainingCall Centre Training, DISC and Negotiation Skills Specialist. Garret is the heart beat of both the KONA Group and the industry, setting the benchmark in both the leadership and the sales sector.


Sarah El-Moselhi’s extensive background in communications and journalism has provided her with a strong track record in leading newsrooms, as well as the results-proven management and training of individuals and teams.


John Wright is a highly driven executive and client focused business leader with vast experience across a variety of corporate disciplines. John is a dynamic contributor to the KONA Group with client communication and company growth at the foreground of his framework.


With near on a decade of experience working in business development, marketing and sustainability across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, Afra has first-hand experience navigating the world of multinationals and start-ups.


Glenn Dobson is the KONA Group’s Senior Mentor. He has built an outstanding reputation as a Personal Mentor, helping individuals of all ages to achieve goals they never thought possible. He is a specialist Business, Health and Sport Mentor.

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Brett Murray is the Group’s Information Communication and Technology Specialist. He is a highly experienced business leader, managing direct and virtual teams in large businesses across Australia and the Asia Pacific region, for some of the biggest brands in the Information Communication and Technology sector.



Tim Kitching holds more than 20 years’ experience leading teams and businesses across corporate Australia, the private sector, government and law enforcement, and brings a unique perspective to the KONA Group in his areas of expertise; ranging from strategic planning, sales strategy and performance, high performance coaching to cultural change and staff engagement. Tim’s skills and leadership are a key asset to the KONA Group.


Jan Marsden is an experienced and proven HR specialist with a broad business background in Senior and Executive Management.

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Will Hyde is an aspiring marketing graduate who is developing an all-around, versatile, and adaptable skillset in both Sales and Marketing. With a resolute commitment to learning, Will already exhibits strengths in Personal Selling, CRM, Digital Marketing and Developing marketing strategy.




Caroline works collaboratively with clients in supporting them to overcome their diversity challenges in their business. She has a proven experience in designing and delivering engaging diversity and unconscious bias training programmes helping organisations identify their core strengths. Caroline provides measurable recommendations on how management and their teams can make the most of their diverse abilities.

Chris Muir


Chris comes to the HBB Group with 30 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing, Communications and Training, specialising in understanding modern B2B and B2C sales processes.


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Aimee is the groups office support, with her strengths and capabilities covering all departments. With her extensive experience in people management and guidance, her capabilities to genuinely engage with clients and customers comes naturally.

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Sam is an executive coach and facilitator with a focus on high performance, teams and well-being. He utilises evidence-based approaches to shape effective bespoke interventions and support his clients to reach their desired outcomes in all facets of their life. A key component of this is the holistic and systemic overlays he applies to his processes.


Julian Khursigara is a Business Growth Specialist with above standard expertise in Saas Sales.

For more than 15 years Julian has been embedded in leading enterprise and marketing businesses. His mastery lies within the hospitality, airline, customer engagement, CX and fintech industries. Julian’s stand-out achievements involve the exceptional use of data insights to develop sales strategies, P&L Management and building profitable partnerships across Australia and Asia Pacific. Julian is an asset to the team.

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Peter is a sales and business growth specialist with international experitise.

With over 40 years’ experience globally across a multitude of technology industries, Peter sets an industry benchmark in IT Growth and Sales training.

As a highly respected business operator, Peter excels across all platforms and has helped teams as well as individuals in global corporate companies through to SME and small business.

Mark Hamon


Mark Hamon is a highly experienced business leader with 17+ years’ experience across a wide variety of business management, risk and resilience disciplines. Mark is highly passionate about integrated management, business risk, continuous improvement, culture, strategy and planning. Drawing upon real-world experience across private sectors, government and defence force services, Mark has provided his skills and leadership to organisations across Australia, Europe and North America. Mark is a power player for KONA with a defence and offence approach to business growth in a dynamic environment or times of uncertainty.

russell Wilce


Russell Wilce is a highly experienced salesperson and a business growth coach. He excels in establishing business strategy, procedure, and systems to increase sales and skyrocket KPIs. Russell specialises in building and growing teams, working alongside and upskilling teams and individuals at every level of business – from supporting the reps out on the road to providing direction and guidance to directors and leadership teams.

Dale Harper


Dale Harper is a growth strategist focussing on search engine optimization and content. His background is using SEO as a core customer aquisition strategy to build visibility in search results and drive relevant traffic.


Phillips Street.
Neutral Bay NSW.
Australia 2089.


Suite 1 | 432 Smith Street,
Collingwood Victoria.
Australia 3066.


Empire Bay Drive
Kincumber, NSW
Australia 2251.


Suite 1 | 2 Gipsy Hill,
London, SE19 1NL.
United Kingdom.

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