Finding hidden gems in plain sight

Who is Donna Bates?

Donna has a rare gift of finding order in chaos, structuring or re-structuring businesses to achieve their strategic vision delivering results through a strong organisational, operational and marketing tempo.

She has worked with some of Australia’s largest and most influential companies, including News Limited, Department of Defence and the Royal Automobile Clubs of Australia to name a few.

Her career evolved organically, being recognised for achieving results using the talent she has for strategic thinking.

Donna’s passion is creating excellence by doing what she loves. She does what comes naturally to her; finding ways to proactively move businesses towards their vision.


Transformational Leadership

Her transformational leadership style enables her to communicate a shared vision for the future with high performing teams, whilst remaining authentic to her core values. Her success is measured by the lifelong connections she has nurtured with people of influence, who today choose to call her a friend.

Always willing to take on a challenge, Donna has structured and re-structured companies to achieve significant cost savings, whilst implementing national programs and marketing initiatives. She was recognised by the companies she has worked with being promoted through Executive Leadership Development and set-up one of Australia’s first Corporate Collaborative Contact Centres.  Her expertise is recognised in the success of her clients, with several being finalists or receiving awards for business excellence, locally and interstate.

Integrity, Gratitude and Service

Donna’s reputation for providing excellent, practical solutions is well known and her highest values are integrity, gratitude and service.

She lives those values every day and models them through her strategic planning consulting business, On Point! Strategy.

She knows that when she commits to the service of others, she shares her wealth of knowledge from a place of gratitude. This enables her to live authentically, balancing personal wellness and business achievement with integrity in a highly competitive business world.

"Mountains Lawyers highly recommend Donna Bates and OnPoint! Strategy for strategic planning and procedure implementation. Donna is currently working with Mountains Lawyers and her outstanding experience is clearly demonstrated. Plus Donna is just such a great person to work with – approachable and friendly while drilling down into hard core issues to improve and advance our company goals."


Vicki Mountain

Mountain Lawyers