Our Team

Matthew Holland

Matthew Holland

Senior Consultant Growth

Matthew is an experienced business development professional with over 14 years successful exposure to developing relationships and securing multidisciplinary projects and customer relations management around the world.

This skill set enables him to have both a technical expertise and an understanding of customer needs. Matthew is strategically astute with the ability to identify and execute customer value streams and foster lengthy profitable relationships.

Matthew is a consultant driven by success and highly competent at identifying the right opportunities, leading progress from pipelines to securing bids.
Takes pride in developing and managing proposals with diligence, commercial acumen and partnership principles with customers to deliver an outstanding experience. Works collaboratively with commercial and legal teams to find solutions and mitigate risk.

Specific Skills:
Strategic Marketing, Market Segment Approach, Best Practice Sales, Bid Management, Project Management, Pipeline Management, Customer Relationship Management, Bid Review and Estmimation, Resource Planning and Interim Sales Management Support.

Countries where Matthew has experince:
Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, PNG, New Caledonia, Tonga and Fiji

Mike Chapman

Mike Chapman

Senior Consultant Delivery

Mike is an experienced operation professional with over twenty year’s successful exposure to complex business solutions in the services sector. The last ten years being responsible for senior roles delivering the management of complex major construction projects, specialising in managing multiple projects simultaneously in a multi-site, multi-location environment.

Mike has demonstrated cost management, analytical skills coupled with contractual and general business acumen allowing him to manage both the operational and commercial aspects of project delivery. This includes end to end systems, reporting and project management office development from scratch and responsibility for total project concept to end project delivery.

Specific Skills:
Costs management in the complex construction environment, milestones management with variable and dynamic tight time frames, concept design, estimating, bid development, QS, quality controls, establishment of test regimes, cost controls, variations, EOT’s close out and hand over processes, etc.

Countries where Mike has experience:
Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, PNG and New Caledonia.

Rubens de Souza –

Rubens de Souza –

Engineering Consultant

Rubens is a mechanical engineer with over 28 years’ experience in quality management, project engineering, project management, scheduling, planning and estimating. This is coupled with a strong base of PCM (Procurement Construction Management) and a strong knowledge of large scale project delivery. He has multi-discipline workshop and field experience in production plants such as oil and gas, mining, power generation, geothermal, water and infrastructure. Rubens has also accumulated significant experience in project quality control systems.

Specific Skills:
Quality Management Systems, Major Project Controls, Tendering, Estimating, Estimating Platforms, Project / Shutdown Program Scheduling (Primavera), Operations Planning and Demand Management.

Countries where Rubens has experience:
Australia, New Zealand, PNG, Thailand, New Caledonia, Pacific Islands and Brazil.

Becky Tolfree

Becky Tolfree

Project Consultant

Becky is a seasoned professional project coordinator with experience in construction and complex industrial projects in both multi-site and remote site environments. This has been delivered through assessing project objectives and coordinating logistical and administrative support functions to build solid relationships whilst balancing multiple priorities. Becky has a demonstrated ability to strategically plan for and achieve project milestones, along with excellent interpersonal, organisational, and problem-solving capabilities ensuring a successful team outcome in complex situations.

These skills are bolstered by a demonstrated client reporting and relationship management ability that has been practised in very complex delivery situations. Becky also has a solid grasp of cost control and milestone management techniques enabling her to act in project management activities.

Specific Skills:
Efficient planning, solid organisational ability, project evaluation, multi site capability, advanced time management, team leadership capability, multi-level communication skills; team coordination and optimisation, document management, reporting and report compilation, project admin in a multi-project environment.

Countries where Becky has experience:.
Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom

Mark Warner

Mark Warner

Senior Consultant Profit & Cash Flow

Mark is an accomplished business executive specialising in financial and project management with a successful track record in developing and implementing strategies to improve profitability, cashflow, business systems and governance frameworks. This has included commercial and financial review of operations, contracts, projects, tenders. This incorporates developing processes to manage change to enable reduce working capital, increase cash flow, streamline operations and increase profitability.
Mark’s industry experience is backed up with professional qualifications and is currently a Fellow in the Australian Society of CPAs.

Specific Skills:
Financial Management, Profitability Assessment, Business Modelling, Pricing, Contract Management, Customer and Project Analysis, Project Financial Management, Costing, Process Development, Project Controls, Bid/tender Review, Interim Management.

Countries where Mark has experience:.
Australia & New Zealand

Angela Barber

Angela Barber

Operations Consultant – BIM & Projects

Angela is a highly competent and professional CAD & Building Information Modelling (BIM) practitioner with over twenty years industry experience working in the Industrial and Infrastructure sectors. Before consulting Angela has worked as a CAD Manager, Project Manager, Project Engineer, Engineering Representative, Project Developer in Planning, Engineering & Construction. These sectors include major industrial infrastructure such as rail, power distribution 11kV & 33kV, substations & switch yards, bridges, tunnels & service utility providers.

Angela is a high level of experience in BIM solution delivery and is passionate about working in an environment that is at the cutting edge of change. This enables her to create a 3 dimensional world whereby all stakeholders can collaborate, share information and communicate in the virtual environment for construction design, project management and asset management activities. Angela has over ten years experience in BIM delivery in the UK where this is now a well-established methodology and seen as best practice (mandatory in Government contracts) for delivering construction projects and asset management systems.

Specific Skills:
Project Management, 3D CAD, and for BIM; Employees Information Requirements (EIR), BIM Execution Plans (BEP) 4D, 5D BIM implementation, 3D Models with cost and specifications and associated clash detection. This includes linking to SAP and bridged to CAD, point cloud infrastructure and generated 3D Model (Scan to BIM) and is Autodesk / Bentley certified. Angela is also qualified with drone deploy – PT102 certified pilot with the civil aviation authority being able to deliver remote topographical scanning and condition monitoring.
Countries where Angela has experience:

South Africa, England, Tunisia, Australia, New Zealand.

Jim McNamara

Jim McNamara

HSEQ Specialist

Jim is an extremely experienced HSEQ professional specialising in Health & Safety in high risk environments. Jim has worked in both senior corporate roles and specialist consulting roles with over 30 years senior experience. Jim has a demonstrated experience in all aspects of delivering sustainable industry leading HSEQ performance in many organisations. Jim also has significant experience in mentoring smaller suppliers and subcontractors with best practice health & safety to meet the international standards.

Jim is SIA Global qualified lead auditor for the Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental ISO standards, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ASNZ4801. Jim has also lead complex safety and quality investigations and is a qualified ICAM investigation tool user. Jim has worked with large and complex blue chip companies and well as building capability in smaller organisations.

Specific Skills:
Safety Systems Assessment & Management, Quality Systems Assessment & Management, Sub Contractor Safety Assessment & Mentoring, Incident Investigation, Dangerous Goods Management & Handling, Hazardous Substance Assessor, Documentation and Safety working Systems, Injury Prevention, Injury Management, Hazard Identification, Hazard ID Training, Lead Auditor, Design of HSE plans, Safety KPI reporting, Safety statistical analysis, Safety Coach for large and complex projects, Significant Injury or Fatality Investigator.

Countries where Jim has experience:.
Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia

Stephen Biss

Stephen Biss

Senior Consultant Supply Chain

Stephen is a seasoned logistics consultant specialising in marketing and supply-chain management. Stephen has held senior marketing and supply chain roles with major UK and Australian department store companies and industrial companies with complex sales and distribution activities across a multi site environment. Stephen has also lectures on Marketing and Supply-chain management at University of Western Sydney. Stephen is our Senior Marketing and Logistics Consultant with over twenty years consulting experience gained across a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide.

Specific Skills:
Strategic Marketing, Market Approach, Best Practice Sales, Supplychain Management, Enterprise Mapping, S&OP Process Design, Supply / Demand Planning, Forecasting, Inventory Analysis, Inventory Velocity, Integrated Business Planning, Warehouse Design and Transport Optimisation, Value Stream Mapping, Lean Training and Workshop Facilitation.

Countries where Stephen has experience:
South East Asia, China, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Neville Boyes

Neville Boyes

Operations Consultant

Neville is a highly competent and professional Operations Manager with over 27 years working in Manufacturing, Site Management, Project Management and associated Field Services Maintenance. This is back up by strong management experience and can demonstrate a history of increasing efficiency in operational yield, reliability, and bottom line impact through improved process and streamlined systems implementation. Neville has a solid working knowledge of production systems, maintenance and asset management processes including root cause and reliability methodologies. This experience also encompasses distribution and inventory management in a process manufacturing environment.

Neville is comfortable working with people of all levels, excellent with high work ethics and has an excellent commercial approach to solving problems and developing business processes.

Specific Skills:
Microsoft suite of tools, including Visio, AutoCAD, Access, and Microsoft Project and Primavera P6. Proficiency in CMMS applications, including Shire & SAP, use of Aconex, online document management, web collaboration and project management software for construction, engineering, facility management, reliability, root cause analysis, condition based maintenance, preventative maintenance systems etc.

Countries where Neville has experience:
Australia, New Zealand, UK.

Peter Selby

Peter Selby

Strategy Consultant & Executive Mentor

Peter is one of the original founding members of business Drivers and has considerable international corporate senior executive experience gained in the both the private sector and consulting environments. This has been based around change management in a wide range of industries and business models. Peter has proven change experience around margin growth through driving positive performance improvement in sales and operations resulting in sustained growth & profit enhancement.

These roles have included Managing Director and General Management roles and more specific senior operational director / consulting roles. Peter has also been responsible for rolling out major change such as ERP system implementation, Sales and Marketing restructures, Executive restructures, Lean and Six Sigma initiatives across large multi-site organisations.

Specific Skills:
Business Strategy, Sales Growth, Client Relations Management, Operational Excellence, Supplychain Management, Production Control, Visual Factory, Value Stream Mapping, Dash Board Reporting, Just in Time Systems, Health & Safety Management, (Certified ISO Auditor), Six Sigma Methodology (Green Belt), Executive Mentoring and Interim General Management Support.

Countries where Peter has experience:.
Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Denmark and Finland

Jim Burrows

Jim Burrows

Operations Consultant

Jim is a highly experienced senior operations consultant specialising in sustained operational excellence and process improvement. Jim has a proven track record in a wide range of disciplines with a specialist back ground in the highly complex aviation industry. Jim has held senior executive positions in both the defence and private sectors with roles based around sustained continuous improvement. Jim also lectures in Operations and Project Management at Swinburn University. Jim is our Senior Operations Consultant with over forty years operational experience gained across a wide range of industries and disciplines in United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Specific Skills
Enterprise Mapping, Shop Floor Design, Warehouse Design, Visual Factory, Value Stream Mapping, Dash Board Reporting, Just in Time Systems, 5S Projects, 5S Training, Lean Training, Workshop Facilitation, Certified Trainer and Assessor, AS/NZ 4801 Certified Auditor, ISO 9001 Certified Auditor.

Countries where Jim has experience:
Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom

Andy Mullan

Andy Mullan

Maintenance Consultant

Andy is a seasoned operational professional with over forty years experience in driving positive change in the heavy industrial arena. Andy specialised is operational process control and maintenance of assets in the industrial sector. Andy has held senior executive positions and multinational organisations with international experience in driving operations excellence.

Specific Skills:
Production Control, Process Control, Maintenance Control Systems, Asset Management Solutions, Maintenance Structures, Steel Making Processes, Rolling Mill Technology.

Countries where Andy has experience:
Australia, New Zealand & USA

Yvonne Walker

Yvonne Walker

HR Consultant (Through ‘HR with ease Ltd’)

Yvonne is a seasoned HR professional with more than 20 years’ experience dealing with all facets of human resources across the manufacturing, minerals processing and materials handling sector. Yvonne specialises in helping businesses comply with the mass of legislative requirements involved in having employees. Her broad exposure to people issues and systems in blue-collar and white-collar environments means that Yvonne is able to identify areas for improvement quickly, recommend strategies to address them and assist to implement the solutions.

Specific skills:
HR policy development, HR risk management, bullying and harassment prevention, performance management, HR information systems, workplace investigations, learning and development, recruitment, change management, communications, certified Lead Auditor for AS4801, ISO9001 and ISO14001.