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      Keith has a wealth of experience gained from roles as a Managing Director, CEO and General Manager in a variety of domestic SMEs, multinational companies and not-for-profit organisations.


      Shirley has extensive experience in helping Australian businesses expand into international markets. Working in a diverse range of business types and industries at both strategic and operational levels, Shirley has developed, managed and administered a range of strategic export marketing program aimed at assisting businesses achieve growth and export sustainability including cross border initiatives such as E-commerce, online platforms and marketplaces

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       Government FundedThis consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Craig has been working with small businesses for the last 24 years; buying and selling product around the world. With a Master’s Degree in International Business and having worked extensively in Asia, Craig uses his knowledge and experience to assist small businesses to export.


      Catherine has long and broad experience in Human Resource Management across multiple industries and sectors including retail, local government, warehousing, distribution, logistics and most recently as Head of HR ANZ for a multinational IT software/hardware organisation.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Ian delivers business advisory services to company directors, CEOs, and senior executives in the ICT, digital and professional services sectors to drive growth, profitability and productivity.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      With a long career as a senior manager in widely different industries followed by success as a business consultant and strategist, James is highly experienced in helping Australian businesses to succeed.


      Anil's whole career has been focused on helping business owners and managers to better understand how to grow and develop their businesses.As a trained accountant with a Masters of Management degree, Anil has held financial management and commercial management roles in large and small businesses both here and overseas. He has a wealth of experience across a wide range of industries and has been running his own business coaching and consulting firm since 2005.


      Hal is a business consultant with a background in manufacturing, primarily with family owned businesses. His career started with a cadetship with Fisher & Paykel.  From there he has undertaken management roles involved in manufacturing and distribution companies, including being GM role at Beefeater BBQs.  He has worked with SME clients in the service industries, manufacturing, agriculture and health sectors.


      Tim has spent more than 20 years in operational and general management roles and has extensive experience in both Project Management and Process Improvement.


      Ron has been a Lean practitioner and senior manager for over 20 years. With an engineering background and a skill for business turnarounds, Ron has leveraged the principles of Lean to transform the performance and culture of businesses of all shapes and sizes.


      Peter is an experienced professional with a deep understanding across the HR spectrum of services, coupled with a comprehensive background in Business Consulting.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Grant Peden is a Business Facilitator with Ai Group delivering business improvement and industry development projects through AusIndustry’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme, where he is also a Growth Services Adviser working with high growth potential companies to help them grow and become globally competitive.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Brad’s career spans over 25 years in the Engineering sector; his previous clients include OEM’s, Consultants and End Users in a wide variety of process industries both in Australia and internationally.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      David has over two decades of multinational work experience in increasingly senior strategy and communications roles.  His broad experience includes leadership in commercial marketing, strategy, risk management, government affairs, health economics, business planning and corporate affairs. He is a trusted thought leader and strategist. Core strengths include C-suite stakeholder engagement across regulators, payors, industry opinion leaders, academic think tanks; economic analysis and commercial tactical planning.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Geoff has over 30 years’ experience in financial and senior management roles with broad industry experience including precision engineering, automotive components, mining, health and contract manufacturing of therapeutics, cosmetics and industrial products.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Fritz Shoemaker is an entrepreneur, an ex-CEO of a medium sized multinational company and a Business Adviser/Mentor who helps businesses to improve their overall operations.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Jayne, an independent business adviser, works with small and medium businesses to help build capacity, improve capability, extend networks and take advantage of growth opportunities in Australian and/or markets in other countries.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Combining a professional engineering background with post graduate business skills, consulting experience and plant management roles, John has a unique ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels in an organisation.


      Dave is a seasoned digital marketing and SEO nerd, with a keen interest in disruptive technologies and innovative business models.

      He is owner/MD of Newcastle-based digital/web agencies Vicinity Marketing and Redback Solutions and is also CMO at Camplify – the Airbnb for caravans and motorhomes in Australia and the United Kingdom.


      Denise Hall confidentially appraises 200+ businesses per year on behalf of fellow Business Owners to kick start the sale process.  This places her in the rare position of having looked under the hood of businesses in all industries, and of all shapes and sizes, ranging from 1 person to many people, from $10,000 to $10mil turnover. Therefore, having a strong handle on both saleability and indicative pricing in the current market place.


      Choon Kiat Ng has extensive experience in business valuation, business sales and business acquisition of privately held businesses in Australia.  Clients benefit from his strategic insight, negotiation skills, access to local and overseas network of business buyers and sellers, and transaction experience when planning for business exit, divestment or acquisition


      As a CFO On-Call Partner, Michael utilises his financial management, IT and process improvement knowledge to help businesses achieve growth and greatly improved business value.


      John is the co-founder of nem Australasia Pty Ltd, a National firm of over fifty partners, which specialises in providing assistance to a variety of enterprises, and currently holds the office of Managing Director.


      Stirling Tavener is the founder of Anson Advisory, a business and agribusiness consultancy firm specialising in financial and business development services, assisting operators to analyse their existing business and improve management and financial performance for a wide range of businesses.


      Pattens are Australia's best and most successful grants specialist with over 30 years’ experience and over 99% success rate.


      Roger La Salle, and his company train people in innovation, marketing and the new emerging art of Opportunity Capture. The thinking methodology developed by Roger is referred to as "Matrix Thinking" and is the source of inspiration for his own innovations and for many of the companies with whom he has worked. In short this is a unique set of simple thinking tools that work. Matrix Thinking is now used in more than 29 countries.


      A strategic and commercially focused marketer with a love for all things digital. Jacqui is the founder and MD of The Measured Marketer, a digital-first marketing consultancy based in Newcastle, NSW, Australia.


       

      Russell brings over 25 years of E-Commerce & Supply Chain, Systems Implementation and Supply Chain Improvement across the Transportation & Logistics sector. His specialist skills in IT, Business Improvement, E-fulfillment, E-Commerce design, development and market implementation have been the foundation of his success in leading transformations.


      Bob draws on almost four decades of diversified and practical experience in business development, operations and management to assist the growth and development of businesses ranging from new start-ups, sole traders, SMEs and large corporates.


      Dessirae Luther-Sproule runs her own Food Technology Consulting business which focuses on developing new food products, controlling food quality and safety and improving production efficiencies and costs.


      With almost 30 years’ experience in International Trade, Mark has both the practical and academic skills needed to teach exporters and importers about being street-wise when conducting their international trade and transport.


      John Mason has worked the last 27 years building his own company and those of his 300 plus clients through thoughtful design and support of realistic management systems and certification.


      Omania Terry is highly skilled at supporting businesses to save money, time and energy by ‘getting the right things right’.


      Michael had mechanical trade and production engineering roles in Australia, Belgium and USA then productivity, industrial engineering; Manager HR, OH&S and quality improvement systems.


      Visionary leader with 10+ years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and advisor. Jeremy thrives working with customers to augment human potential with technology to build super powered, happy teams.


      Hazel is a creative plant scientist & food industry consultant, with 30 years’ experience, especially in innovation, natural flavours and fragrances, colours and bio-actives.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Clive is an accomplished innovation manager, with more than 25 years of engineering, research and development and business management experience.


      For the last decade, Kerry Fitzgibbon has been working with businesses all over the world, helping them implement the very latest Facebook marketing strategies.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Trent has over 20 years of experience working with businesses in the food and agribusiness sector. He has helped companies access new markets, develop new products and processes to grow their business. Having a passion for regional communities and enterprise, Trent understands the unique challenges often faced in trying to generate profitable outcomes.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Mike has strong management experience at both operations and general management level, proven experience in strategy development and execution at general manager and managing director level coupled with strategic mentoring skills as a director in the SME sector.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Chris has held executive roles in Health, Manufacturing, engineering, construction and recently as the CEO of the University of Newcastle Commercialisation firm Newcastle Innovation and is focused on supporting companies develop strategies that will improve productivity and growth.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Paul has had a long career in senior management and directorship roles having led a broad range of strategic and operational functions focussed on sales, manufacturing, distribution and application of technical products into the commercial, industrial and residential building services sectors.


      As an International Management professional, Philippe's experience extends across sales functions and knowledge of both import and export across a range of industries including industrial, agribusiness, commercial, mining and oil and gas.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Thorsten is an accomplished, proactive and passionate digital business specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in driving operational performance through the strategic implementation of digital solutions for logistic and supply chain companies in Europe, the United States of America and Australia.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Ross delivers specialised Supply Chain facilitation services under the Federal Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme (EP).


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Richard is an experienced business coach, consultant and project manager and has held key roles with regional development agencies and associations.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Raj’s key areas of strength are change management, including development of strategic manufacturing footprints and rationalization, restructuring and turnaround of underperforming operations.


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Damon has over 30 years' experience in commerce across a diverse range of industries, including agriculture (growing and export), supermarkets, rail transport, construction, forestry and manufacturing (timber industry).


       Government Funded This consultant is funded by the Australian Government. Click to find out more.

      Ramona began her career in executive roles with top tier engineering firms, later transitioning to management consulting and auditing for a diverse range of business and government organisations.


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