MICHAEL WORTH       .. Executive and Development Coach ..

Michael’s coaching is focused on results. He works with business leaders and mangers to maximise their organisational impact and career potential. Michael follows a coaching framework that provides structure, with the hands on experience to use the right coaching technique for each unique client and circumstance. Trained in the International Coach Federation core competencies, he applies these to all coaching engagements. 


Michael has coached executives and managers internally with Fortune 50 company Caterpillar for over 10 years, and most recently he launched the Leading People & Culture Coaching Program.  Michael uses his extensive business and leadership experience to ask insightful questions and uses a coaching framework that is goal and outcome focused.


Michael‘s career has provided many leadership opportunities and enabled him to work in many locations throughout the world. He has developed broad business expertise by leading different business functions. He has 25 years corporate experience – 17 years with Caterpillar Inc and 8 yeas in an SME business environment. Michael’s passion for leadership and people management has driven his career from engineering to manufacturing, human resources to mergers and acquisitions, and now Leading People & Culture consulting and executive coaching.


Michael’s journey has provided him with many unique opportunities for learning and  gaining insight into how great leaders make a difference to business success. He has experience in all functions of business, and has designed, implemented and led many change initiatives that have created great people and culture. He has deep expertise in business strategy, people strategy, diversity, people management, leadership development, change and project management. Michael has experience in corporate governance as a company director in Australia and Singapore, and as Chair of Trustees for a company superannuation fund. 



Global HR Manager – M&A

Director of HR – Asia Pacific

HR Manager – Australia

Engineering Manager

Project Director

Leading People & Culture

Caterpillar [Chicago, Singapore, Melbourne]

Caterpillar [Singapore]

Caterpillar [Melbourne]

Caterpillar [Melbourne]

JDN Monocrane [Melbourne]

July 2013 – Present

July 2005 – July 2013

July 2001 – July 2005      

Jan 2000 – July 2001      

Apr 1996 – Jan 2000       

Jan 1995 – Apr 1996



  • Swinburne University – Graduate Certificate in Organisational Coaching – Completion 2015  

  • Bradley University – Executive MBA Program – Illinios, USA

  • The University of Melbourne – Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree with Honours

  • La Marsh Change Management – Train the Trainer certified

  • TMP/Hudson – Coaching Skills for Managers – Singapore

  • 6 Sigma Leadership Training

  • Caterpillar Advanced Management Program

  • Team Management Systems – Certified Facilitator

  • Victoria University Project Management