Amy Vickers first attended the Trojan’s Trek program as a participant in 2014 in South Australia, the pilot program for the women’s Trojan’s Trek. The value of the Trojan’s Trek program on Amy’s personal journey was profound, providing the tools and network allowing Amy to live well with service induced stress illness.
Amy has a distinguished service career, with over 23 years’ service (still serving) with the Royal Australian Navy. Completing trade training as an Aviation Technician in 1998 and further training as an Aerospace Engineer, at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2010. Amy has been employed within, developed and lead high performance teams, operationally deploying to the Middle East on three occasions.
A key focus and passion throughout Amy’s career has been the personal and professional development of others. Upskilling as an Organisational Coach and Master NLP Practitioner in 2015, Amy started a consulting business with a continued focus on training of leadership, communication, trauma recovery and mental health awareness. Working with the Bathurst Young Professionals, Youth Aware of Mental health (YAM) program and the Trojan’s Trek – Amy has facilitated discussions across diverse age groups, professions and life experience on topics including workplace trauma, leading through challenge, women in leadership, mental health, suicide, sexual assault awareness and prevention.