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Coachability leads the way in finance and executive learning. Continuing as the world leading founders of the CFO of the Future Workshops, we harness our experience to deliver tools and techniques to help you influence strategic decisions. Expanding into areas for Finance Teams and Practitioner value added services, we cater to our elite individuals within the finance sector.​

Whether you are seeking individual, team or Strategic Business coaching, we are able to assist you sharpen your skills. All workshops provide the most crucial learnings to enable you to be the key business partner with confidence.  Our facilitators are either or both CA and CPA's with more than a minimum twenty years' experience across a diverse range of industries to cater to your role.

​Our key workshops have been designed for CFOs, Finance Teams, Value Add Services for Practice, Strategic Business remodelling, Blue Ocean Strategy and in-house aligned strategic problem solving using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology. 

Our facilitators are accredited CPA, CA, FCPA and FCA with a diverse portfolio of experience to relay the wealth of knowledge into the workshop learnings. We are the only Professional Development founders and facilitators of the CFO series. Our years of research, collation, experience and teaching enables our legal rights to coach you. Step out of the office, expand your network, enjoy engaging with humans again whilst you receive invaluable dialogue on your current challenges. 

Meet The Team

Sandra Calvert

Executive Director


Sandra is a key facilitator and co-facilitator of the CFO of the Future workshops alongside the founder John Petty in addition to her successful development of the many strategic workshops on offer. Having reached her goal as a CFO, Sandra shares her wealth of experience mentoring and privately coaching CFO's, CEO's and COO's internationally. An intensive development of the workshops applying interactive tools and techniques has converted to a highly successful installation by delegates.

Capitalising on the 30 years experience in industry and practice, from ASX and FTSE listed bluechips to SME's, Sandra has a diverse exposure to relate to many businesses. Sandra's ability to understand your challenges and transfer knowledge no matter the size of your organisation.


The many boards Sandra currently chairs and is a director of are a testament to her abilities and extensive experience. As a business coach, authoress, entrepreneur and strategic adviser to business, Sandra delivers a fresh encapsulating modern approach to professional development.


John Petty

Executive Director


John is the Founder of the leading workshop and mentoring for CFO's. The CFO of the Future workshops have been the no.1 training program in Australia and New Zealand for over twenty years, a huge legacy to John's ability to coach current and aspiring CFO's to accelerated career pathways. 

Governance is key to John having gained over 35 years as a professional chairman and executive director, that he shares within our programs. A tenured lecturer at UTS, past vice-president of CPA Australia, an Australian representative to IFAC, 4 times IFAC merit awarded, author of Australia's biggest selling book of its time, the CCH Australian Business Toolkit amongst other publications, his list of attributes extends beyond most. John applies his broad exposure to the global practices to become an authority amongst the C Suite, Corporate Boards, and Management reporting.

A busy but humbling professional director to many boards, John's time is limited however he is passionate about providing best practice learning for CFO's and Finance teams, whereby Coachability is proud to present John Petty as an occasional Special Guest.


Maria Koulouris

Recently transitioning from her CFO leadership role to share invaluable knowledge with aspiring CFO’s, Maria’s experience as a keynote speaker, mentor and trainer will help you evolve your CFO career. Having undertaken the CFO of the Future workshop Full Series in the past, Maria harnessed the learnings to progress her career and is a true testament to the workshop.


Maria’s successful 30+ years across multiple sectors and industries, including leadership roles in hospitality and tourism, event management, property development, golf clubs, luxury leisure boat building, agricultural manufacturing equipment, enables a unique understanding of the challenges faced by CFOs.

Maria’s strength includes vast experience in the hospitality, tourism, and event industries at Australia’s most iconic RSL club that is televised to the nation each Anzac Day and has 20,000 members. Navigating the regulatory and disruptive innovation challenges of this industry provides Maria a unique understanding of the add value that the finance function can deliver to drive performance growth.

The advisory board roles and directorships held over the years in NFP and For-Profit transfer into Maria’s executive training, reporting and leadership facilitation.

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