Actrua was originally founded as Conexus Consulting by Andrew Russell and Lesley-Anne Houghton. For many years, we’ve been growing and succeeding, becoming recognised as industry leaders in our field.

Throughout all our achievements, we’ve remained focused on our fundamental goal – to build a high-performing team of committed and passionate people capable of driving real results for our clients.

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”

Mahatma Ghandi

Our Purpose

Our purpose is True Growth. Our goal is to deliver True Growth to our customers, our community and for our team members.

Our Values

The Actrua team is diverse, experienced and passionate and our aim is to always practice what we preach. Our API values are Authentic, Passionate and Integrity.


We Practice What We Preach

At Actrua, we constantly nurture our own positive culture. We keep discovering, developing and inspiring each other, and we constantly put our learning into action. We do this so that our team can activate successful performance for our clients.


Our team has been recognised on many occasions for the great results we have been able to deliver.

  • 2021 – HRD 2021 5 Star Learning and Development Award 2021
  • 2021 – Brandon Hall Best Advance in Senior Management Development 2021 – Silver Award – QSL & Actrua
  • 2021 – Brandon Hall Excellence in Leadership Development 2021 – Bronze Award – Redpath Australia & Actrua

What Our Clients Say

The program challenged my thinking around strategic planning, business efficiencies and effectiveness of virtual organisation structures.

Project DirectorGlobal Engineering Company

Through the initial engagement and planning process they opened our eyes to what we needed to do in order to enhance our people strategy and move our organisation forward.

OwnerGlobal Leadership Suite

After working 30 years in this industry, this is the first safety workshop that has made me stop and think differently about safety, I’m so grateful to have participated.

Crew MemberSwitch On Participant, Mining Services

I am excited about the rollout of our new Leadership Development Program and the opportunity this provides for us to further develop our leadership capabilities and enhance staff engagement.

DirectorInternal Audit and Compliance, Chemical Production Client

The excellent design and delivery of this program by Actrua ensured that our workforce was strongly engaged with the content thereby changing people’s mindsets and stretching the paradigms of thinking.

Executive General ManagerAustralian Mining Company

I found it very rewarding and honestly, somewhat life changing, as I now have extra tools to use to help me adjust not only my thinking, but the way I look at things and how I conduct myself as a team member; safety representative and leader.

Material ControllerBrownfield Projects, Switch On participant, Oil & Gas Client

The most safety relevant leadership program I have completed. An unforgettable experience.

Senior LeaderLeadership workshop participant, Mining Services

I would like to thank you and the Actrua team for the support you have provided to our people and our company in assisting our safety journey and focus to date.

Senior LeaderRail Operations

This course has provided skills, shown the how and why and the correct way to deal with people and not just situations.

Switch On ParticipantOil & Gas Client

Actrua has worked with a diverse range of industry leading clients

Chat to the Actrua team today.