Leadership Team

Bodo Mann

CEO  & MD

Over the last 20 years Bodo has held senior leadership roles, has built businesses and worked extensively with Boards, CEOs and Senior Executives from ASX 100 and global blue-chip organisations across Australasia and Europe on a variety of client engagements ranging from of Strategy Development, Technology, Digital Transformation, Board Advisory, Leadership Consulting and Search.

He is passionate about building innovative social impact businesses, which are purpose driven and shine through neurodiversity. Bodo is excited and proud to be part of the global auticon family, whose primary purpose is to employ talented consultants on the autism spectrum, while providing value adding technology consulting services and cognitive strengths to blue chip clients.

By combining a highly relevant skill set across strategy, technology consulting and board advisory with deep P&L, business insights and leadership experience, Bodo is uniquely positioned to provide a pragmatic approach to developing a sustainable business as well as positioning technology solutions to our valued clients.

Bodo is a Non-Executive Director of the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC). He is also on the Advisory Boards of the FinTech start-ups ‘Nudge Saver’ and ‘Bondle’, a global collaboration and governance application business.

Dr Ivonne Ranisch (DBA)

Relationship Manager

Ivonne is the Relationship Manager at auticon Australia. She develops new business, provides support and information to our clients and builds and maintains client relationships.

Ivonne has a background in corporate training, especially negotiation and conflict management. She is also in the process of starting a PhD with the research title: ‘Conceptualising autism in the workplace: Understanding the perceptions and reality of productivity levels of employees with and without autism in the workplace.’

Jen Coles

Lead Job Coach

Originally from the UK, Jen holds a Masters (MSc) in autism following a Special Education Teaching degree and a BSc Psychology; she applies this knowledge to deliver holistic person-centred support which empowers autistic colleagues to achieve positive outcomes. Jen is passionate about educating others, sharing her in-depth understanding of the barriers many on the autism spectrum face and strategies to overcome these. Rooted in the core of Jen’s practice is a calm, patient and reflective approach.