Darryl Krook

Darryl Krook is a respected consultant in the areas of Strategic and Organisational Development.  He has worked with a range of public and private organisations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America and Europe.

Darryl Krook is known as one of Australia’s most challenging coaches, facilitators and speakers on areas including Governance, Strategy, Culture and Change, Leadership, and Organisational Performance. He addresses conferences, facilitates workshops, and coaches senior executives globally. As an experienced coach and accredited mediator in Australia, Darryl often works with organisations to assist with staff performance issues. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor at James Cook University (Australia) and holds senior advisory roles at several Australian Universities.

Darryl’s particular strength lies in his ability to work at the top end of organisations.  As a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Darryl often assists company boards in Board Dynamics, Strategic Thinking, and Board Performance issues.  When working with senior executives, Darryl’s reputation for Leadership Development and Coaching with the C-Suite is well respected.  His ability to both challenge and grow senior executives has been shown to have a significant impact on company performance.





  • Masters of Counselling Psychology
  • Masters of Educational PsychologyDK resize for webpage
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma of Corporate Governance
  • Diploma of Teaching (Special Education)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Certified Professional Counsellor
  • Qualified and Accredited Mediator – Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia

Current Professional Memberships

  • American Management Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Australian College of Education
  • Australian Institute of Management (Fellow – FAIM)
  • Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators (Australia)
  • American Society of Training and Development
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (Fellow – FAICD)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute CAHRI (Certified Professional)
  • Institute of Management Consultants
  • Australian Institute of Educational Administrators
  • Institute of Managers and Leaders (Fellow – FIML)
  • Chi Sigma Iota
    Counselling, Academic and Professional Honour Society International. This award is in recognition of scholastic and professional excellence, and is currently held by only two people in Australia.

Positions Held

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University, Queensland Australia
  • Executive Coaching Bench, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Executive Coaching Bench, Griffith University, Queensland Australia
  • Global Executive Coaching Bench, Rio Tinto Limited
  • Global Leadership Faculty, Rio Tinto Limited