About Us

Our Expertise

Empresario begins by deeply understanding your unique situation, needs, and challenges. Our structured approach enables a thorough exploration of critical issues, leading to the identification of a range of options and strategies to address your organisation's challenges effectively.​

With over 70 years of combined experience, the Empresario Team possesses a wealth of expertise. We follow a proven methodology to efficiently and effectively execute the scope requirements of each project.​

Our expertise extends to both international and domestic contexts. We have collaborated with renowned resource companies worldwide, delivering skills development consultancy services in diverse settings, including developing and developed countries. Our project portfolio encompasses initiatives ranging from small start-up operations to comprehensive program reviews, demonstrating our versatility and capability to cater to organisations of varying scales and complexities.

Our Difference

What sets the Empresario Group apart is the value we place on understanding each client's unique needs and challenges. Through thorough consultations and assessments, the group tailors its services to address specific requirements, ensuring high relevance and impact.​

With a team of experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds, including coaching, leadership development, and strategic consulting, the Empresario Group offers a holistic and integrated approach to client engagements. Their extensive industry experience allows them to bring valuable insights and best practices to every project.​

The group's proven methodologies and frameworks deliver consistent results. By helping clients identify critical issues, explore alternative strategies, and uncover hidden opportunities, the Empresario Group provides a clear roadmap for success. Clients are equipped with actionable steps and a clear direction to achieve their goals.

The Team

Darrell Cox

Darrell is an accomplished executive skilled in training and development. His positive demeanour and extensive experience make him a successful leader in multiple jurisdictions. With exceptional facilitation abilities, he guides individuals towards improvement and inspires teams to collaborate and excel, fostering unity and achieving shared goals

Sarah Cox

Sarah is an exceptional professional in the field of learning and development, that is backed up by her academic achievements. Sarah’s practical experience includes managing several of Australia’s largest RTOs in addition to leading one of Australia’s largest work force upskilling projects. Sarah’s dedication to fostering a supportive environment ensures individuals thrive, teams excel, and organisations flourish, works along side her personal drive to create and enable psychologically safe workplaces.

Ian Lawrence

Ian’s remarkable 25-year career in TAFE Queensland, coupled with his experience as a Business Consultant and Board Chair, has fueled his passion for empowering positive change. By establishing a Coaching Practice, he channels his expertise into driving innovation, strategic development, and guiding individuals and organisations through transformative transitions.

Why Choose The Empresario Group


We have experience. We are a team of seasoned professionals and subject matter experts, who can assist by applying vast knowledge across various industries. Our experience spans from working with startups to large corporations, allowing us to be able to understand your challenges and then work with you to provide tailored solutions that address your specific challenges.


We understand that every organisation and individual is unique. We take the time to listen, understand, and collaborate closely with you to ensure our offerings are tailored to your requirements. We can offer solutions that are custom designed to meet your specific needs, align with your goals, and deliver maximum impact.


We apply a particular intention towards our work, ensuring we stay at the forefront of industry trends, embrace innovation, and continuously enhance our programs to ensure they remain relevant, impactful, and ahead of the curve.