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We offer courses in Australia through The Standard Companion, led by Ana Retallack.

Formerly serving in the Royal Household of Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace, as well as holding other high profile positions involving protocol and etiquette, Director and Founder Ana Retallack brings a unique understanding of how traditional etiquette translates to the modern world.

Ana Retallack with young studentAt the very forefront of planning and executing major Royal events during her time at Buckingham Palace, Ana also held a military career spanning 12 years in the British Royal Navy, as well as senior positions in the corporate world. She is uniquely positioned to offer a professional, authoritative and comprehensive etiquette training service. Ana’s warm personality and sense of humour ensures that all clients feel at ease while they learn the ins and outs of etiquette in any given situation. From how to be the perfect host or houseguest, to nailing a business transaction, The Standard Companion offers a range of courses in Geelong, Melbourne and interstate Australia, as well as personally tailored options to help you navigate the most testing social challenges.