About Team8 Assessments

Team8 assists Australasia’s leading organisations to create measurable behavioural change and improve performance through specialised DISC Behavioural Profiling Tools, Corporate Training, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, and Keynote Speaking tailored to suit the needs of clients.

At Team8, we work with organisations who want their teams to perform to a higher standard and their leaders to inspire greatness and commitment in their people. Over the last two decades, Team8 has been working with Australia’s leading organisations, creating measurable behavioural changes resulting in improved organisational performances.

Team8 provides the most comprehensive Behavioural Assessment tools, in the Team8 DISC and TeacherDISC Profiles. When this profiling tool is combined with the appropriate training program, your organisation will see measurable behavioural improvements in performance. Team8 creates winning outcomes for the Australian market in all major cities, contact us to discover what we can do for you. 

Introducing Bo Hanson

Director of Team8 Assessments

Four Time Olympic Representative for Australia

Three Time Olympic Medallist

AITD 2023 L&D Professional of the Year

Co-Founder and Developer of Team8

Corporate Training Consultant and Presenter

In 1992, at just 18, Bo Hanson became Australia’s youngest rower to compete at the Olympics. Bo went on to win bronze medals at the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympic Games. During his Olympic career, Bo Hanson studied at the University of Technology Sydney and began his 25 years of experience in corporate training, development, and facilitation.

In recognition of his transformational work across various industries, Bo was announced as the winner of the prestigious Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD) Excellence Award for L&D Professional of the Year in October 2023. An honorable accolade, this award highlights the significant contribution made by an individual to the Australian learning and development industry over the last 18 months, and focuses on the demonstration of consistently high-quality leadership, skill, and knowledge development across the wider community.

Utilising the learning experiences from four Olympics, and his training and development qualifications, Bo founded two businesses, Team8 and Athlete Assessments. Both businesses are designed to enable people to achieve their best performances whatever their field of endeavour.

Bo has been training and presenting to Australia’s largest companies for over 25 years. These companies include American Express, Fairfax Digital and Media, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, Macquarie Bank, Bain Consulting, Insurance Australia Group, Telstra and many others.

Bo was also the winner of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) 2023 Award for L&D Professional of the Year, for his dedication to L&D and transformational work across various industries. Read more Bo’s AITD Award achievement here.

In his presentations, Bo draws unique parallels between the world of elite sport and high performance business, and is highly regarded for his expertise in leadership, team work, communication and culture.

Highly educated and accredited in the use of DISC Profiling, Emotional Intelligence (Emotional Competence Inventory 360), the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator and a Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Bo incorporates these personality and behavioural modelling tools into the customised programs he delivers.

In Keynote Presentations, Bo regularly speaks about developing resilience, leadership, teamwork and how to use behavioural profiling and emotional intelligence to create greater success.