About

Richard Fryer
Principal Psychologist

Richard Fryer is the founder of Performance Mindsets Consulting, a company that specialises in helping individuals, teams and organisations maximise their performance potential.

Richard has more than 23 years’ experience in strategic Human Resources, Organisational Development and Performance Coaching across diverse industries including telecoms, financial services and utilities in Australia and the United Kingdom. He is a Registered Psychologist, Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and holds a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Richard is currently the national psychology lead for Archery Australia, a senior consultant with the Australian Institute of Sport and psychology service provider for the Queensland Academy of Sport.

Past Experiences

Head of Leadership and Talent, Urban Utilities (2013 – 2020)
Led the cultural transformation of a large water utility, including responsibility for leadership development, talent and people strategy.

Group Manager Organisational Effectiveness, Energex (2009 – 2013)
Senior leadership role accountable for organisational development and design, learning and development, internal communications and change management.

Senior Organisation Development Consultant, Vodafone (2008 – 2009)
Leadership development and coaching, team effectiveness facilitation and delivery of cultural engagement workshops.

Sports worked with

Team Sports

  • Australian women’s water polo (Stingers)
  • Netball (Sunshine Coast Lightning)
  • Hockey (Queensland)
  • Rugby League (Queensland Emerging Origin)
  • Softball

Target Sports

  • Archery (Australian Archery Team)
  • Shooting (Rio Paralympic Games, 2016)

Combat Sports / Martial Arts

  • Judo
  • Taekwondo
  • Karate
  • Boxing

Winter Sports

  • Skeleton
  • Snowboard

Water Sports

  • Artistic Swimming
  • Triathlon
  • Kayak
  • Rowing

Racquet Sports

  • Tennis (WTA)
  • Badminton

Track and Field

  • Sprints (100m / 200m)
  • Javelin
  • Pole Vault
  • Triple Jump
  • Modern Pentathlon

Other Sports

  • Cycling
  • Climbing
  • Skateboarding
  • Obstacle Course Racing

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