Associates 2017-07-27T09:18:19+00:00

Business can be complicated.  Many issues facing business owners and managers can be addressed at a high-level, but often there is a need to dig deeper to understand and address the root cause of problems, or to deliver that added ‘punch’ to take your business to the next level.

That is where I draw on the expertise of a select team of independent specialists. Consultants I trust. Consultants who have ‘been there and done that’ and can provide the practical, targeted support often needed by my clients.

Meet my ‘at call’ team of specialists.

Greg Mitchell – People and Culture

With over 20 years experience 20 years’ experience in HR management and organisational development roles across a variety of industries in both private and public sectors, Greg is my ‘go to’ person for everything relating to HR and WHS issues. Greg works with me to instigate, follow through and deliver people and organisation development strategies that contribute directly to business growth and operational effectiveness.

Mike Karle – Operations Improvement

Mike is a process improvement specialist and a strong advocate of the Lean Philosophy that he has successfully implemented in various organisations, including his own manufacturing business that he co-founded in 1986.
With a strong practical background, Mike’s pragmatic approach to process improvement has assisted many of my clients, both manufacturing and non-manufacturing, to become ‘Lean’.

Nick Bron – Social Media that talks to your market

Nick has been working in digital marketing almost from its inception. Following a successful career with the Australian Broadcasting Commission where he guided the organisation’s digital marketing and social media strategy, he now uses that deep experience to help businesses navigate the most effective path from what can be a bewildering range of digital options.

Stuart Cox – Websites that work for you

With over 15 years of commercial experience in design and development, Stuart builds websites that are beautiful and practical. Forget the hype around websites, Stuart uses his experience to help my clients see through the fog that is the digital landscape.

Michael du Plessis – Lean and Green

Michael is my ‘go to’ man for all things environmental and sustainable. He helps organisations assess their environmental impact and develop strategies to become more efficient, reduce costs and become more sustainable.
He is passionate about helping organisations improve the return on their investment in innovation and sustainability. He is a specialist in the use of economic input-output analysis tools for sustainability accounting including measurement of carbon, water, energy and ecological footprints.

Alan Gow – Quality Management

Alan’s extensive experience has helped my clients with ISO Certification, quality assurance, systems, standards certification and change management. With over 30 years experience in General Management, Manufacturing and Quality Systems in Australia, Asia and Europe and a background in metallurgy, production, operations management, and business development, he takes a practical approach to helping my clients clearly identify core issues and apply appropriate solutions