I have 14 Years executive leadership experience working closely with founding directors and functional leaders to identify business improvement opportunities. I have proven success navigating and influencing deep organisational structures to achieve objectives.
Whether you are a start up, SME or a large multi national, the approach is the same. I pride myself on getting to know your business, its people and its customers. Please take a look at my client testimonials page.
I offer trusted advisory and consultancy with a particular focus in the retail and hospitality Industries. If I cannot personally assist with your needs, I have an extended network of specialists who can.
I have a broad scope of experience/capability and can deliver across one or all phases of business advice:
Discovery of facts and figures about business & Industry trends.
Insights, research and analysis relating to data on the business and or Industry.
Guidance and advice relating to a specific business issue/risk or opportunity.
Developing strategies for a business, specific major issue/risk or opportunity via workshops and team collaboration.
Ongoing guidance for the successful implementation of strategies within an organisation.
134 Buckhurst St, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205
+61 433 027 308
Design and execution of sustainability programs including:
Cotton farming in Kenya - Recently awarded CSR initiative of the year @ World retail congress
Supply chain living wage initiatives
Ethical sourcing frameworks
Bangladesh fire & safety accord implementation and compliance
End to end mapping/traceability of supply chain programs
Led the program that saw rating with BWA Ethical fashion report go from “C-” to “A”
Championed the decision to disclose publicly a large multi nationals supplier lists & subsequent roll out program
Development of key policies: Rules to trade, sub contracting, human rights
Review of and roll out of banned substances, animal testing, BCI cotton, fabric testing across complex structures trading in 15 Countries
Lead contact for NGO’s, Government and other stakeholders with multi national manufacturing in developing countries
Led the global supplier conferences of a multi billion dollar retailer, attended by 250+ suppliers from 2008 to 2016
Designed and developed financial reporting and key metrics for SME’s
Led global WH+S program culminating in material reduction in work cover premiums across 9 markets
Built business & functional strategies from the ground up inclusive of operational objectives and measurables
Completed market entry risk assessments for 8 Countries and subsequent new market on boarding
Developed financial budgets and models for SME’s & start ups inclusive of
Op ex & cap ex,
Facilitation of property/leasing strategies
Developed and implemented vendor/supplier agreements for both SME’s and multi national inclusive of new trade terms
Chair of the crisis management committee for a large multi national, across 15 Countries and a workforce of 22,000
Catastrophic natural disasters
Designed and executed incident response protocols & frameworks
Acted as spokesperson for several realised incidents & emerging crisis
Facilitated crisis scenario training (war gaming) to key personnel and cross country collaboration
Responsible for global risk management frameworks, risk mitigation & strategy plans
Assessed and developed insurance policy portfolios
Developed business continuity & disaster recovery plans
Implementation of inventory integrity/assurance programs
Conducted enterprise wide product safety risk assessments and subsequently designed product compliance programs
Facilitated organisational transformations inclusive of restructures, recruitment, re deployment of personnel
Acted as interim CEO/GM for SME
Lead the implementation of 2 x (3YR) undertakings with the ACCC
Project team member for the acquisition and subsequent on boarding of iconic national retail brand
Emergency deployment and team leader in market for HR/industrial relations matters
Ethics & Culture
Contributed to and executed ethical & cultural frameworks
Member of the ethical decision making committee for a multi billion dollar retailer
Participant of the only Australian company accepted to workshop with author & business builder - Jim Collins (Good to Great)
Facilitated the global implementation/training of an ethical framework inclusive of company values across 15 Countries and a workforce of 22,000.
Held ethical training/dilemma scenarios for artist functions & markets
Conducted workshops on developing company purpose, vision & values
Governance & Oversight
Lead global corporate investigative function overseeing such matters as:
Bribery & Corruption
Member of Internal Audit committee of a large multi national
Design & reviews of several Internal control frameworks with particular focus on financial/Op ex risk
Designed and implemented Governance & Risk framework for a large NGO working in third world and developing countries
Risk & Governance lead advising directly to a global NGO board
GM of Risk & Sustainability covering functions such as:
Product Compliance/mandatory standards
Inventory integrity/loss prevention
Feel free to drop me a line or simply complete the below enquiry form and I will get back to you within 2 business days.