Providing advice technological and strategic advice for the commercialisation of new battery technology with global potential for distributed energy-storage systems.
Governance review - large not-for-profit organisation
Providing advice on board performance and governance processes for a large, industry-based not-for-profit organisation.
CRC/research consortium advice
Providing advice on the establishment of a CRC/research consortium on the processing of forestry products into high-value chemical intermediates.
Strategic human resources advice — mining services company
Advising the executive chairman of a large mining services company on organisation change, executive management development and other strategic HR issues.
Mentoring and conflict resolution – not-for-profit sector
Working with the chairman of a not-for-profit community-services provider, mentoring the CEO and advising on conflict resolution.
Strategic advice — resources company
Advising the executive management of an ASX-listed minerals-processing company regarding a potential acquisition.
Qualitative system model development — bioenergy research, UK
Working with a group from the University of Surrey, Imperial College, and Oxford, developing a qualitative model of the UK bioenergy system.
"Due diligence" advice — major multinational industrial company
Advising the executive management of a major industrial group regarding a potential acquisition, particularly on manufacturing, health, safety and environmental issues.
Principal corporate covernance advisor — major international human resources firm
An on-going relationship providing corporate governance expertise in conducting board of directors reviews, director peer-to-peer, chairman and CEO reviews for public and private companies, government and not-for-profit organisations.
Sustainable development corporate governance review — global resources corporation
Advising the board of directors of one of the world's largest resources corporations on long-term sustainable development, with particular emphasis on health, safety, and environment matters.
Strategic advice — major multinational chemical company
Advising a major European multinational on its specialty chemical strategy in Australia/New Zealand.
New product commercialisation — retail management software system
Advising the owners of a software development company on strategy to commercialise a highly successful franchise/retail management software system.
Strategic and operational management advice — blindness and low-vision company
A long-term assignment advising a manufacturer and distributor of blindness and low vision products on strategy and operational management issues.
Sustainable development plan — Republic of Kiribati
Through the Foundation for the Peoples of the South Pacific, preparing a sustainable development plan for the Republic of Kiribati. Funded by a grant from the New Zealand Government, the project involved leading a team of advisers from several consulting firms and the Centre for Risk, Environment, Systems Technology, and Analysis at the University of Sydney.