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Our team of expert consultants are ready to help you with all your business needs. If you have a question, you can contact our consultants by clicking on their profile and sending them an email.

There are additional specialist consultants are also available in the areas of international trade, marketing and OHS.

Paula Martin

Paula Martin

Spanning a 20 year career in strategy, marketing, sales, product development and PR, Paula has worked for both large and small businesses to develop and deliver successful marketing, brand and product initiatives...
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Gary Dawes

Gary Dawes

Gary Dawes is Senior Consultant who focuses on working with manufacturers to achieve their international business objectives. This could be entering and expanding into new markets, developing an overall strategic export plan or moving further along the internationalisation to investment activities such as securing a JV Partner locally or abroad...
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Kathryn Rae

Kathryn Rae

Combining big picture focus with an eye for the small details, Kathryn is an expert at integrated marketing strategy and drawing together multiple campaign executions...
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Sara Cheng

Sara Cheng

Sara Cheng has over 18 years of experience in international trade and business consultancy both in China and Australia. Sara is also a widely-recognized speaker and writer on doing business with China, and co-authored the book Engaging China - The Realities for Australian Businesses....
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Paul Munro

Paul Munro

Paul has over 30 years’ experience providing advice to employers on workplace issues, with over 25 years as a workplace relations advisor with New South Wales Business Chamber....
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Terry O

Terry O'Riordan

Terry has worked in a number of operational and executive management roles. ...
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Brian Sherwood

Brian Sherwood

Brian has extensive experience in a number of industries and has received recognition for his achievements in: forestry; sales and service in the marine industry; chemical and pharmaceutical R & D; agriculture/ dairy industry management; financial counselling, and financial planning for both Rabobank and CBA....
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Darek Swiderski

Darek Swiderski

Darek’s experience covers all facets of business management having worked for a number of Australian and overseas small to medium sized businesses. ...
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Patrick Muraguri

Patrick Muraguri

During his 30 year career, Patrick has worked with a range of organisations supporting SMEs from start-ups to mature businesses across many industries...
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Nathan McGrath

Nathan McGrath

Nathan is an experienced business professional with a substantial track record in strategic management. ...
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Lain Baigent

Lain Baigent

Lain is an experienced business analyst having led teams to review the operational performance of manufacturing, heavy industry and services businesses....
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Monique Donaldson

Monique Donaldson

Monique has over 25 years of experience in business start-up, management, international growth and providing business advisory services....
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Mike Goodman

Mike Goodman

Mike provides professional facilitation services, with specialisations in business growth, supply chain innovation and building commercial alliances. Mike has also been a business adviser for more than four years, providing operational assessments, strategic advice, new ideas and valuable connections to small and medium businesses across many industry sectors....
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Alex Paine

Alex Paine

Alex has experience in both Mining and Metallurgy with qualifications in Marketing, Management, Card Technology, Finance, Building and Construction. A career that spans Advanced Manufacturing, Heavy Engineering, Financial Services, Telematics and Digital Platforms. Founder of several companies (ASX listed) and has held Executive and Board level positions in both Public and Private Companies. ...
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Clare Newton

Clare Newton

Clare has worked in a wide range of private sector manufacturing companies, ranging from food manufacturing to mining services. Responsibilities included quality management systems and process improvement, production management, business analysis, new product development and demand planning. Clare has a strong background in Lean manufacturing and has implemented several process improvement projects....
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Sally Palmer

Sally Palmer

Based in Bathurst, Sally is the Central West Business Adviser. While working with a broad range of firms, including advanced manufacturing and medical and pharmaceutical, Sally has extensive experience and a particular focus on regional food, beverage and agribusiness firms....
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Rod Murray

Rod Murray

Rod has spent the past 5 years working as a Business Adviser focusing on remote businesses through-out Western, Northern and Far Northern Queensland. He has worked with businesses across a number of industries, including Food and Agri, Mining, Tourism, Manufacturing, and Retail. Prior to this, Rod worked with a number of smaller businesses throughout the Northern Territory and Queensland as a Small Business Support Officer, again over a range of industry types....
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