Leisa Sadler1

Leisa Sadler

White Space


Leisa has always held a passion for solving problems and over her 20 plus year career has found enormous satisfaction identifying and cultivating ideas in innovative environments. As a senior executive providing leadership within international media corporations, including the Walt Disney Company and Viacom, she is well versed in the nuances of digital transformation while achieving accelerated growth targets. Applying a customer-centric focus and analytical mindset Leisa has successfully implemented expansionary business strategies through leveraging brand metrics to develop new revenue streams and initiate cost management processes. Leisa is skilled in the negotiation of complex contracts, delivering transformational change programs and operational plans across a matrix corporate structure.

Leisa has a highly respected reputation for balancing her creative outlook with commercial acumen, while maintaining effective people skills. She values the opportunity to coach and support the development of others, while creating high-performance organisational culture. Her relationship-led approach to consulting, business advisory and individual coaching is highly valued by clients and business stakeholders alike.

Leisa is MBA qualified, she is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA), a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAIDC) and is certified by the Institute Executive Coaching & Leadership (IECL).


Leisa's experience with SMBs

Leisa has a broad range of experience with SMBs, including navigating the disrupted digital media industry and consistently delivering commercial turnaround. She has achieved this by initiating strategic change and implementing business development to attain immediate growth targets, while building high performing multi-disciplinary teams to drive long term sustainable goals.

Influenced by a keen interest in organisational culture and leadership development, Leisa has a passion for identifying and cultivating ideas in innovative environments, developing productive internal and external relationships to add value to SMBs. Collaborative stakeholder management, alignment of commercial acumen and effective communication are hallmarks of the business leadership expertise Leisa brings to small-to-medium businesses to grow their businesses.

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The Top 12 Finance Pain Points SMBs Face (2020)

Key Skills

  • Consulting
  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Business, Operations, and P/L analysis
  • Coaching and Development
  • Organisational Change Management
  • Governance, and Risk Management

Industry Experience

  • Management Consulting
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Subscription Television
  • Television Production and Broadcast
  • Arts and Creative Industries
  • Professional Services

Case Studies


Building Industry Supplier

High double-digit growth, year-1, sustainable
growth strategy.

Exporting & Distribution

Peloris Global Sourcing

Substantially increased export sales into China during COVID-19    

Consumer Goods

Cosmetics Company

Doubled sales revenue in 1-year and implemented growth plan   

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