We are experienced professionals who have been educators, advisors, executives, directors and consultants in leading corporate, not for profit and government organisations.

Along with our unparalleled network of experienced mentors, we are committed to developing, engaging and supporting others to reach their goals.  

Tessa Sexton

Associate Director

external mentoring program

Tessa Sexton designs and delivers mentoring programs that drive change, engage people and develop leaders. She is a workshop facilitator and trainer for a diverse range of clients from large organisations, government departments to industry groups. Tessa has extensive experience in strategic marketing and communications starting her career in government at Tourism New South Wales in Sydney before moving to London to work across the UK and European markets. She then took on an advisory role at a global PR firm consulting on crisis communication, reputation management, change strategies and stakeholder relations. Clients included Caltex, AMP, NSW Police, PricewaterhouseCoopers and British Airways at which she was the media lead for the airline in this region. Tessa left consulting to move into the NFP sector in the role of General Manager, Marketing at The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia. In this role she successfully rolled out the multi-stakeholder communication strategy on the federation restructure, developed a suite of new communication tools for national implementation and led the marketing team for the Foundation’s most successful fundraising campaign to date raising $10M+.

Prior to McCarthy Mentoring, Tessa was a public relations advisor to leading advertising and marketing firms with publicly listed STW Group. She is completing a Masters in Commerce.