Our full practicing members offer a wide range of expertise and experience. They include, among others:

Malcolm Alder

Business strategy, organisation transformation, stakeholder engagement

Malcolm brings more than 30 years’ experience as a strategy consultant at firms of various sizes, including partnership at one of the Big 4. He has worked all over the world and his experience covers organisations at all stages of the maturity cycle from start-ups to
global leaders as well as extensive work in the public sector. He has led major transformation and related projects in telecoms, media, retail and government and has sat on the board of an ASX-listed company as well as numerous not-for-profit entities including an industry association.

Contact: malcolm.alder@ghd.com or malcolm@malcolmalder.com

Glen Casey

Business Transformation, Profit Improvement, Sourcing New Business

Experienced CEO, NED and Business Transformation Consultant having implemented major projects in Australia and Europe. Provides exit opportunities for owners and profit improvement and sales and marketing strategies in the current dynamic market.

Contact: glen.casey@transitiongroup.com.au and www.transitiongroup.com.au

Martin Chesbrough

Business Innovation, Growth & Profit Improvement – unashamed technologist

Martin’s senior management career has seen him work across UK, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Australia in a variety of roles that have gone from massive growth (100% y-on-y) to significant downsizing and cost-cutting, spanning M&A due diligence, post-merger integration and company re-structuring. Through it all Martin has maintained a focus on business innovation through technology and now advises around the future of business and work through the lens of making technology more human and accessible to all.

Contact: martin@sgwolf.com.au and www.sgwolf.com.au

Jennifer Dignam

Change, Organisational Development, Learning and Human Resources

Jennifer has worked in private enterprise and the public sector and been responsible for starting and transforming businesses from a human perspective. She works in the areas of strategy development, coaching, training and facilitation, recruitment, development of learning materials, performance management, change and integration, assessing systems within the public and private sectors and providing innovative solutions for individuals and businesses. Jennifer creates and implements national and international learning and human resource strategies and initiatives; restructures large and complex organisations; and coachs and mentors staff and senior management.

Contact: jennifer@thrd.com.au

Monica Graham

Monica is a seasoned innovation and transformation executive with over 20 years’ experience in leading strategic, high impact programs

She has a distinguished global career in both public and private sectors in organisations such as Service NSW/Transport for NSW, Origin Energy, Transport for London, Telstra and Fujitsu. Her most recent achievements include the delivery of the Toll Relief program for NSW Citizens (99.5% customer satisfaction rating) and removal of over $1 billion of costs from the Origin Energy Gas business. She has a MBA (Technology), is certified as practicing project director, certified in scaled agile frameworks and recently completed the Innovative Technology Leader certificate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Contact: monikacgraham@gmail.com

Adam Good

Pioneering executive in customer first digital transformation experiences working at the intersection between digital media, platforms, content creation, technology, business strategy and customer relationship management

Pioneering executive in customer first digital transformation experiences working at the intersection between digital media, platforms, content creation, technology, business strategy and customer relationship management. Adam’s is currently the Executive Director Marketing Technology at WPP Australia & New Zealand the world’s largest communication holding company. Previously, Adam was Chief Digital Officer of Dentsu Aegis Network based in Singapore and prior to this a member of Telstra Corp’s Senior Leadership Executive team responsible for shaping and setting the overall strategic direction and execution of the company’s digital media mobile content services. He has a proven background and passion in establishing and leading teams to create new innovative consumer digital services, applications, programs and platforms that find audience, build engagement and deliver market share.

Contact: adamjamesgood@gmail.com

Simon Herbert

Data Driven Transformation – Government, Financial Services and Technology

Simon skills combining business and data transformation including consulting, technology and portfolio and program management with a passion to successfully delivering value-based transformation to organisations. He has a proven track record of delivery ranging from process re-design, technology platform deployment, organisational re-design and cultural change. Simon’s global career spans over 20 years’ experience and includes working in Asia, Europe and the Americas. 

Contact: simon@simonherbert.net

John Lawrance

Leader of banking and government transformation programmes both within Australia and overseas

While in Singapore I led the implementation of system and business changes across Asia Pacific to comply with new, post GFC, global regulatory requirements. More recently I led the turnaround of two Federal Government programmes, including one that changed the way 80,000 Australians receive government benefits. I enjoy seeing organisations, including government, making fundamental or revolutionary changes to the way in which they operate and perform.

Contact: john_p_lawrance@yahoo.com.au

Kyle Loades

Kyle is a chairman, non-executive director and advisor with more than two decades of experience across the commercial, community and public sectors. He is currently a non-executive director of Credit Union Australia, Chair of Drive Yello, Chair of Hunter Medical Research Institute, and a Conjoint Professor in the Faculty of Business and Law at University of Newcastle. In December 2017, Kyle completed a three-and-a-half-year term as Chairman of the NRMA where he directed a period of significant cultural and operational change requiring considerable strategy and risk expertise. He established, grew and managed an independent car broking business that disrupted the motor vehicle retail industry. Kyle is a Fellow of the AICD and AUSTTA, has completed an MBA at University of Newcastle, a Harvard Business School Certificate in Disruptive Strategy and a Transformation Leadership Program at ANU.

Contact: kyle@kyleloades.com.au 

Guy McKanna

Wealth management transformation – communications and people

Australia’s wealth management industry is starting to recognise that it needs to transform, but is often uncertain as to how. Good places to start are with is people, ensuring you have the best possible people (not just those who are available). Then how they communicate with them, investors/members, clients and other stakeholders. Guy is expert in helping organisations put these basics in place.

Contact: Guy@superrecruiters.com.au

Cherie Mylordis

Business transformation leader with expertise in enterprise change, leadership, culture, agile and human centred design

A transformation, change leadership and agile professional who is passionate about helping organisations and their people thrive. Cherie inspires and empowers both leaders and teams to think differently, as well as helping them chart and navigate their transformation journey. Her experience spans strategy, planning and delivery of large complex programs in top tier consulting, blue chip corporates and not for profits, plus a career highlight as senior manager for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Contact: www.linkedin.com/in/cherie-mylordis

Samson Mazara

Samson is a Mining Professional specializing in business strategy, transformation, resilience and optimization in mining technology, innovation, leadership, and cultural change. Samson has worked in . various mining projects (open pit and underground), both in operations and consulting environments across Canada, Iran, Russia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia and Ghana, Chile, Peru and Australia in mine to mill optimization, mine production, planning, scheduling, capital and sustaining projects. He has technical studies experience across innovation strategy, design thinking and digital transformation, with experience in Iron Ore, Diamond, Gold, Platinum Group Metals (PGM’s), Zinc, Chrome, and Copper. Samson champions creating technological domains that advocate for and address the 21st Century generational needs in leadership and technical skills at Executive Level through the application of Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Contact: www.linkedin.com/in/samson-mazara-i-ptl-0a9b7130/

Trish Nicklin

Transformation, change , diversity , ethics, communications, leadership, customer

Trish has been championing diversity and critical thinking with sporting organisations as well as community groups for 11 years. She has also driven transformation across some of the biggest and best financial services organisations for 25 years – agitating and achieving innovation, driving a customer service approach and shaping new products through improved design thinking. She is a regular keynote speaker on Critical Theory, Resilience, Diverse Thinking, Change Management, Transformation and various topics relative to leadership and changing the way we work. She has a Post Grad Cert Bus Leadership, Dipl Business, Dipl Superannuation, RG146 Managed Investments + Superannuation, Cert IV Accounting. Fellow of the Australian Graduate School of Leadership.

Contact: trish@criticalq.com.au  www.criticalq.com.au

Judy Pridmore

Disruptive business transformation and digital innovation specialist

Judy works with boards and executives to challenge their status quo and transform their organisation. She is an experienced business advisor and has extensive business leadership, strategy development and operational experience across a range of industry sectors. Her corporate career included CEO and senior executive roles in startups (co-founder of ASX-listed startup Winepros with James Halliday and Len Evans), private companies and multi-national businesses including Westpac, News Limited (CareerOne and Truelocal), Southcorp and HarperCollins Publishers. Judy is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Contact: judy@judypridmore.com   www.judypridmore.com

Adam Salzer

Transformation Architect & Strategic Workforce Designer

Adam drives reinvention throughout complex global and globalising companies with large workforces. He has designed successful transformations for over 100 businesses and Government Departments in Asia, East & Western Europe and Australia. He helps multinationals, digital disruptors and governments manage their efficiency upgrades, digital reinvention, rapid growth, complex mergers, cross-cultural confrontations, joint ventures and downsizing. He has also worked with ANU to design and implement a post-MBA Transformation Leadership Program. Over the past few years he has been delivering customised transformation solutions, advising CEOs and Boards in the public and private sectors to:

  • Plan and implement step-change financial performance
  • Accelerate global expansion
  • Change core business models
  • Better engage with Asia
  • Corporate reinvention, and
  • Harmonious downsizing.

Contact: adam@austta.org

Toon van Bergen

Business transformation

I’m an experienced transformation manager and co-founder of an international real estate portfolio with an MSc title and transaction experience at a Big 4 company. I have a deep knowledge of financial management, great creative skills and extensive experience with creating business solutions. I excel in dealing with challenging assignments where I use my skills to connect knowledge and people with different expertise. With my interpersonal human skills, I lead and empower people and teams. Originally from the Netherlands, I have more than 20 years experience with Transformation, Investment Management, Corporate Finance and Management Consultancy in Europe.

Daryl Wright

Strategy, transformation, turnaround and leadership advisory

Daryl Wright is an internationally experienced Board member, Managing Director, C-Suite executive. Daryl’s diverse experience includes leading corporates, SME’s and NFP’s across a variety of industries and global geographic locations through periods of significant change, digitization and growth. Daryl is the Principal of Converse Strategy, a boutique consulting firm focused on transformation and complex change, turnaround, and performance improvement, strategy development and implementation. Daryl’s passion is to see leaders mature and grow in confidence as they navigate complex challenges and drive their organizations forward to achieve their stated purpose. Daryl holds a post graduate Bachelor of Accounting Science, is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association.

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