Our Talented Team

Trainers and Coaches

Charmaine Burke

Karen Love

Lauren Burke

Alfa Jones

Jemma Burke

Megan Hauptfleisch


Art of Communicating – Trainers and Coaches

Our trainers and coaches are ready to assist you to improve your business, career, leadership, and professional development.   

They offer you public speaking courses, personal communication coaching, and in-house business training programs.

Charmaine Burke, Founder & Training Director, Art of Communicating

Charmaine Burke

Founder and Training Director

Charmaine is the Lead Trainer at Art of Communicating.  She directs the trainers and coaches.

She developed a passion for communication and leadership when she began her career at IBM.

The desire to create her own business took hold in 1990.  Studying business and marketing skills, she developed her own successful businesses – ROM’n Around and English Software.  These businesses supplied programs to help people read, write and communicate in English.  

Executive Results CoachCharmaine has 20 years experience in managing and leading teams.  She is an expert in developing unique workshops and facilitating training.

  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment 
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Certified Executive Results Coach 
  • Distinguished Toastmaster – DTM Leadership & Communication
    • Club Coach; Distinguished Club President; Distinguished Area Director
  • Award-winning public speaker for Toastmasters International Speech Competitions.
  • Voice and Speech Specialist (NIDA)Charmaine Burke - Award-winning speaker
  • Fine Arts Diploma
  • Coaching Success Foundations 
  • Business Administration Cert IV.
Karen Love, Executive Coach, Art of Communicating

Karen Love

Executive Leadership & Relationship Coach, Mediator & Counsellor

Karen is an executive Leadership Coach & Counsellor. She has world-wide experience in change management. Karen is a transformational workplace coach, a mediator, psychotherapist, counsellor, and training facilitator.

Her qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Education in Adult Education
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment   
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Relationship Counselling
  • Accredited Mediator – Mediation Training
  • Positive Psychology Diploma
  • Accredited Executive, Organisational and Leadership Coach
Megan Hauptfleisch, Training Facilitator - Art of Communicating

Megan Hauptfleisch

Corporate Trainer, ‘Gamestorming’ Facilitator, Marketing & Media Training

Megan has 20 years of marketing management and consultancy experience.  She has drives growth in businesses across B2C and B2B.  She has worked in many industry sectors developing a wealth of knowledge and strategic depth of marketing insight. (FMCG, Pharma, Health & Well Being, Electronics and Appliances, Grocery Retail, Banking, Education, Construction, Technology, Transport, Kids Entertainment, NFP).

A result-focused marketeer, business advisor and facilitator. Megan motivates and empowers teams to deliver superior results. She is an experienced strategic marketing professional, business advisor and expert communication trainer.

  • BA Commerce: Marketing 
  • Post Grad. Communication: Advertising & Creative Writing 
  • Qualitative Facilitation & Moderation RIVA Research Institute 
  • Rogen Presentation
  • Packaging & Communication @ Added Value
  • “Gamestorming” and Advanced Facilitation Trainer Course 
Lauren Burke - Coach, Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Lauren Burke

Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Life Coach

Lauren assists you to find deeper answers and choices to improve your life. You will move beyond whatever is holding you back. She assists you to create new mindsets and behaviours.   You will shift your perception of what is possible.

Lauren combines the skill of coaching with counselling. She is also a qualified holistic therapist. 

Lauren’s qualifications include:

  •  Professional Training in Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy (PACFA registration no. 27486) – Metavision Institute
  • Certified Results Coaching – Authentic Education 
  • Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance registered member) – Sacred Seeds Yoga School 
  • Certificate IV Adventure Guiding and Certificate III Outdoor Recreation – TasTAFE 
  • Natural environment and wilderness studies at the University of Tasmania, psychology of yoga, non-violent communication.

See more details here: Lauren Burke – Mountain Bird Wellness

Jemma Burke, Mindfulness, Yoga and Wellness Trainer

Jemma Burke

Mindfulness, Yoga and Wellness Trainer

Jemma is a Yoga Teacher, trained at Bija Yoga. She enriches her participants training with Yoga, Reiki, mindfulness to develop wellbeing. Jemma has practiced with leading teachers in Australia, Indonesia, India and Nepal.
She is also qualified fine-artist, (BA Fine Art).
Mindfulness Training reduces stress and absenteeism, increases productivity, develops better leaders. Mindfulness in the workplace can generate more creativity and innovation. It also enhances cognitive thinking skills and triggers more imaginative solutions.
Jemma blends mindfulness practices with yoga, improving the success of her training outcomes.
Alfa Jones - Leadership and communication trainer and coach, Art of Communicating

Alfa Jones

Trainer, Corporate and Vocational Sectors

Alfa has 20 years of private and government sector training experience. She has assisted many industries including recruitment, finance, insurance, industrial, construction and education.
Alfa is a qualified Adult Educator and Trainer (B Ad Edu) with Adv Dip Commerce, and Cert IV Training and Assessment (TAE 40110).
She is a Distinguished Toastmaster and leader. She chartered the successful Manly Multilingual Toastmasters Club in Sydney and was Toastmasters Area 22 Governor, District 70. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Training & Development, and a member of UTS Alumni Association.
As a valued trainer at Art of Communicating, Alfa delivers exceptional educational experiences. She builds strong, long-standing relationships with clients and gets the best possible outcomes.

Contact us now to discuss further:
P: 0401 059 934
E: training@artofcommunicating.com.au