Vivienne Buss

MEM, MBA, BBus & Acc (Hons)

Vivienne is a passionate and experienced facilitator and consultant, successfully delivering business and management oriented learning and development in the areas of procurement, accounting and finance, corporate sustainability and innovation and economics. Vivienne delivers individual and team based workplace development and improvement through training, workshop facilitation, consulting and coaching.

Vivienne’s early career began in professional services, during which time she worked in audit and in financial consulting engagements at two top tier professional services firms – KPMG and Deloitte. Subsequently she broadened her experience into front line roles focusing on financial and business improvements. This included a role within Queensland Government in which she was responsible for charting and implementing the sustainable procurement agenda. This role included development of procurement policy, sustainable procurement solutions and guidance material, as well as assisting in training, conference deliveries, engagement with government agencies, industry bodies, supplier organisations and non-government organisations. As part of this role, Vivienne chaired the national APCC working group on sustainable procurement, with stakeholders across governments in Australia and New Zealand.

Vivienne’s career is now focused on assisting organisations in workplace-based learning. This is complimented by her current Doctoral studies on the implementation of a user-based, future-oriented approach to delivering financial education for managers.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Professional Studies, University of Southern Queensland – Currently Studying
  • Master of Environmental Management (Economics and Policy), Griffith University
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Queensland
  • Bachelor of Business (Honours in Accounting), University of Witwatersrand