Our Core Story

Metis (/ˈmiːtɪs/Ancient Greek: Μῆτις, romanizedMêtislit. ’wisdom’, ‘skill’, or ‘craft’)

Metis was a mythical Titaness considered by some to be the greatest wife of Zeus. She embodied wisdom, prudence, wise counsel and deep thought. Her daughter Athena was another goddess of wisdom and creativity.

Metisphere was born out of a desire to engage in wise counsel and provide wisdom to the science of organisational psychology and the art of management consulting. In 2010, Dr Ali Burston opened the Metisphere doors, designing award winning national and global mentoring programs for organisations and industry associations across the mining and resources sector.

Over the next decade Metisphere has transformed from a programmatic mentoring provider to a management consultancy firm which specialises in strategic advisory services with a focus on sustainable behaviour change. Moving the mindset of organisations through evidence based individual and group interventions is a fundamental part of our vision. We now  employ a group of organisational psychologists and organisational development specialists focused on driving change in the areas of diversity and inclusion, leadership capability, mental health and wellbeing.

Our purpose: We believe everybody can love what they do.