Ductus is Latin for “leadership” and “guidance”.

Ductus Consulting provides executive mentoring and leadership development.

We work one-on-one with CEOs and executives to help them become better and more engaging leaders. We teach top dogs new tricks.

Ductus is owned by Paul Thomas who has personally walked the leadership path for over four decades. He is authoritative with the gravitas you would expect of a business author and former banking CEO.

“I have a passion for making common sense common practice in business.”

Paul Thomas, CEO & Founder, Ductus Consulting

Paul has an extensive background in retail banking in Australia. His wide knowledge of financial services was gained across a number of financial institutions over a stellar 40-year banking career. He held a variety of senior roles including CEO of Gateway Bank.

Paul’s management experience in regulated entities has given him a deep understanding of risk management. His other areas of expertise are business strategy, corporate governance and leadership development.

Paul holds a Master of Business Administration and demonstrated academic excellence by graduating 5th out of 170 MBA students. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

A respected senior executive, Paul is an accomplished public speaker and writer. He is the author of three books and – for over a decade – maintained one of Australia’s leading business blogs.

Paul is an insightful observer of the human condition and is passionate about making common sense common practice in business.