An accomplished, proven & versatile business leader having helped multiple businesses deliver superior value returns. Extensive experience in creating effective business models, driving capital & labour productivity enabling the creation of foundations for long term competitiveness. Deep rooted cost diligence, unlocking bottlenecks & constraints, stripping out none value adding capital, maintenance optimisation & driving efficiency improvements.
Maintains a proven track record of success in the most challenging, technically complex, dynamic, cross-functional & unionised environments. Experienced in guiding businesses to growth, IPO, sale & divergence. Advising Boards and Executive Leadership, designing short to long term business strategies to maximise value whilst managing risk. Two prior external interim CEO appointments & four Board membership appointments (one not-for-profit).
Problem Solving & Analytics, Creative Thinking, Capital Investment, Vertical Integration, Project Management, Operational Readiness, Operational Ramp-up, Information Technology, Asset Management, Operations Strategy & Management, Lean/Six Sigma, Industrial/Process Engineering, System Level Thinking, Value Chain Optimisation Strategies, Innovation, Automation, Machine Learning Data Optimisation, Supply Chain Design/Management & business turnaround/recovery across industries such as Aviation, Transportation, Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Mining and Oil & Gas in both greenfield and brownfield businesses.
Able to interface at all levels of an organisation to foster a climate of success, performance based leadership and employee buy-in.
Drives business case decision-making & the need to align an organisations strategy with a profitable outcome.
Strong communicator & change leader. Democratic Management style. Professional Industrial Engineer, Registered Incorporated Engineer & Member of the Institute of Engineering & Technology. Member of the Institute of Management Services.