Gavin Lister

Executive Career Coach/LinkedIn Copywriter          Lister Consulting Ltd

LinkedIn profiles that drive engagement for independent business owners. Over 4000 LinkedIn posts created averaging over 1000 views. Over 2000 successful senior leader career transitions completed.

+64 (0) 27 802 7169


Gavin is Director of Lister Consulting Ltd, a boutique consultancy providing executive career transition coaching and specialised LinkedIn content creation for business owners.

His career to date has included substantial periods living and working in South Africa, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. He has gained experience in multiple industries; namely education, fashion retail, liquor manufacturing & distribution, recruitment, transport & logistics, talent management consulting, and content marketing.

Gavin supports clients from a wide range of industries, both remotely and in person, anywhere in the world. He helps senior leaders to navigate sensitive, tricky career transitions and creates compelling LinkedIn content that positions business owners as the authority in their space.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts (English major)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education
  • Birkman Certified Professional Consultant
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Coaching (current studies)

Business experience:

  • Content Creator
  • Executive Career Coach
  • Principal Consultant (Talent Management)
  • Key Account Director
  • Career Coach
  • National Learning & Development Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Operations Manager (retail)
  • Corporate Trainer
  • High School Teacher (languages)


  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Talent Management Consulting
  • LinkedIn Content Marketing


  • Based in New Zealand
  • Supporting clients globally


  • Tauranga Chamber of Commerce (Member)
  • Chairman of CreateCareGlobal (Australian registered charity)

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