Career Development Association of New Zealand


Geralda Fogarty

Geralda Fogarty

Otago and Southland
Professional Career Consultant
Southern Directionz Ltd
Graduate Diploma in Applied Social Sciences in Career Practice
Professional Memberships
Professional Member of CDANZ, Member of CATE NZ,


  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Programme Design and Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Graduate Guidance
  • Group Facilitation and Training
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Organisational Development
  • Personal Branding
  • Personality/Behaviour Profiling
  • Professional CV Preparation
  • Professional Supervision
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Student Guidance
  • Transition Coaching/Outplacement
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Workplace Career Development

Geralda Fogarty – Professional Career Consultant
Geralda draws on more than 15 years experience as a career practitioner and brings a wide range of industry knowledge and contacts with her.
Her main scope of practice at Southern Directionz Career Consultancy as a Professional Career Consultant include delivering vocational / occupational assessments and vocational programmes for long-term injury claim clients, one-on-one career coaching for private and business clients, and other career-related services.
Geralda has previously worked for private practices providing vocational interventions, career planning, assessment and support for clients referred through government agencies including ACC, Work and Income, Southern District Health Board and the Ministry of Justice. She also has a sound knowledge base of the New Zealand Qualification Authority framework and in-depth knowledge into a wide range of educational options and pathways.