AGVSA Security Clearance NV1.

FAICD, FIMC-CMC, FAOQ, Juran Medallist, Shilkin Prize. Bachelor Business Studies – Business Administration and Organisations (UTS); Production Engineering (Plastic and Metal Tool Design SIT).

Director IMC (NSW Chapter) and Chair Certex International Advisory Committee. Hunter Defence Task Force Secretary.

Standards Australia QR-008 and SF-001 Committees; ISO Australian Technical Expert TC176 / SC2 / SC3 – ISO 9001 Brand Integrity; WG ISO 10014 Financial Benefits of ISO 9001; ISO 10009 – Quality Tools; IWA31 Member; ISO IUMSS Convener 2016-2018; ISO 10005:2018; ISO TF14 Annex SL Australian Lead

Quality Systems – Management Consulting. Training and Auditing
Senior Member. American Society for Quality organization May 2004 – Present.

Fellow Australian Organisation for Quality June 1995 – Present
Fellow Royal Australian Chemical Institute Jan 1969 – Present.
PhD (Chemistry)
MSc (Chemistry)
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
Standards Australia Chairman of the National Quality Committee QR-008 (25 years).

ISO Technical Expert and Australian Delegate Leader fort TC176/SC2/SC3. ISO 9001 Brand Integrity Committee Manager. ISO 19011 Auditing.

Manufacturing, Lean, Operations and Supply Chains.

Master’s degree of Engineering Science.
Bachelor of Mechanical/Industrial Engineering (Honours)
Total Quality Management (UTS).

Methods Engineering; Operations Management; Factory Design and Layout
Digital Logic Fundamentals; Elements of Industrial Automation.
Microprocessor Fundamentals; Real Time Computing and Simulation (UNSW).

Train the Trainer, Financial and Time Management (AIM).

  • CAPEX Business Cases and OPEX budgets
  • Plant installation
  • Quality, Safety and process and production engineering
  • Cost Reduction
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • SPC and Analysis

Owner and Managing Director of Mackay Partners.

Successfully executed key strategic development, research, executive recruitment, executive coaching and mentoring, and outsourced management projects for government peak professional organisations including AICD, CEDA and (AIRAH).

Specialties: Strategy development and execution

  • business development
  • business mentoring of SME directors and management teams
  • Executive and Board Mentoring
  • BA. (Hons) (UNSW)

Michael Minns Human Resources.MD

Evidence-based human resource and organisational development consultant.

  • Workplace culture design.
  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Lean HR and OD.
  • Post-merger cultural integration.
  • Executive recruitment
  • Strategic planning and implementation.
  • On-boarding programs.
  • Culture transformation
  • Change management programs

Bachelor’s Degree, Economics and Education (University of Qld)

Owner and Managing Director. Quality and Performance Improvement Specialist.

Managing Director and founder of Certex International in Australia and NZ.

JAS-ANZ Accredited CB for businesses seeking certification in management systems standards of Quality, OHS Environmental management, plus the recruitment industry standard, the RCSA Service Delivery Standard.

MD of Service Excellence Consulting which provides a range of consulting services including training and tender writing.
MBA (Melbourne Business School).

Qualified lead auditor Quality OH&S and Environment.

Quality Management Consultant, Supplier Quality Assurance and Independent Reviews for Defence, Infrastructure, Police and Councils.

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), UNSW, Lead Auditor Registered with IRCA at IQA, London, England (A005532); IATF 16949 (ASI USA); ISO 9001:2015 Systems Consultant.
LTS USA PFMEA and Process Control Plans.

Experience: NSW Police, Dept Immigration and Border Protection; Holden, Tenneco; Orrcon Steel, QLD Health, Woollahra Municipal Council; MLC Insurance; NAB Banking Services, UNSW Property and Asset Management

Director – Breakthrough Management Pty Ltd.

Pioneered Lean manufacturing to Australia through Value Adding Management (VAM).
Applied lean to Hospitals and Local Councils and Lean programs in the USA.

Trained in the Shingo Prize for Operational (Lean) Excellence. Peter Advanced Manufacturing Centre Ltd (Sydney) ASMI Award for Manufacturing Excellence for applying Lean to the Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry. Kekhi Bhote Shainin trained in Six Sigma and Design of Experiments for “impossible” challenges.
PhD and BSc Metallurgy (UNSW).

Brendyn is an enthusiastic and passionate leader, a multi-disciplinary professional with a strong conviction for probity, professional practice and organisational sustainability – assisting organisations from purpose to performance. Brendyn enjoys critical thinking and ideation, particularly when applied to problem solving, designing systems to enhance the user experience, developing people, achieving objectives and enabling assurance.

Brendyn is a Chartered Professional Engineer, certified Engineering Executive, qualified Project Manager, certified Expert Civil Infrastructure Manager, Certified Management Consultant, Certified Risk Manager, Asset Manager, Company Director, Community Director, certified Auditor, Skill Examiner, Trainer and Assessor, and Change Leader, with over 30 years industry experience – including with state government, local government, construction contractors, private consulting firms, small business, professional associations and education providers.

With a focus on ensuring that all parties and stakeholders are able to work cooperatively towards achieving common objectives, Brendyn provides a range of hands-on professional services to help organisations meet requirements, manage risks, and build capability through systems development and people development, to ensure delivery of works and services ‘as agreed’.

Since the mid 1990s Brendyn has specialised in systems engineering and assurance associated with design, construction, maintenance and asset management of public works infrastructure in NSW and beyond.

Apart from an honours degree in Civil Engineering, Brendyn also holds tertiary qualifications in Business Management, Project Management, Civil Construction Management, Quality Auditing, Workplace Safety, and Training and Assessment.

Brendyn’s governance experience, combined with experience and current activity in project management, contract administration, audit and assessment, training and facilitation, all combine to make Brendyn a valuable member of various Governance, Risk and Assurance roles.

Executive Business Turnarounds

Head Business Drivers Industrial Services Division.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions – McLean Management Consultants sale to Axon Publicly Listed Coy UK
  • Defence Engineering Innovation – Advisor to Hunter Defence Industry Task Force
  • Product Commercialisation – Director Safe Gauge Pty Ltd, securing funding for scaling to global sales.
  • Privatisation – Strategic Advisor to MD Powercoal.
  • Coal & Allied Operations – Manager Technical Services.
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. University of Newcastle

The Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defence Industries of today and in the future are about recognising opportunities for market driven, deal winning, innovative products,solutions and services.

Its about strategic and lateral thinking, original concepts,ideas and technically articulate value propositions.Clustering, teaming and alliances between research institutions and industry.
Cutting edge science, process technologies, high strength,light weight and high performance materials.

It is certainly about energy efficient,sustainable, low carbon process.

But most importantly the future is about people and new career vocations that can drive innovation, particularly solutions motivated technologists who combines high level technical and analytical process with ‘hands on’ skilled practicality.

Institute of Quality Asset Management (MD). Asset Management Council (Director)

Regulatory compliance (policy/programs/audit/ performance measurement, framework design). Training, needs analysis, development, and delivery.

  • Benchmarking & performance reporting. Policy development.
  • Strategic infrastructure planning.
  • Risk and emergency management.
  • Functional design & documentation. Operations & maintenance.

ISO TC251 Co-Convener and ISO /IEC Member.

Registered Training Organisation #22515 for Graduate Certificate in Asset Management

Graduate Diploma of Asset Management
CAMA Preparation

Change Management specialist led the performance turnaround of a $247m business unit from break even to an over $28m profit in 2009.

Specialties: Implementing Theory of Constraints (TOC); Lean Manufacturing Training and Implementations; Executive Mentoring for Organisational “Rising Stars”

Change Management Leadership Training for Teams.
Manufacturing Management Development.
Ex-Electrolux Orange GM.

MBA. Deakin University.

Bachelor of Engineering. Honours. Mechanical. Adelaide University.

People and Leadership Activator
Coach and Management Consultant

Bachelor of Engineering. Honours. Mechanical. Adelaide University.

Profit Activator
Financial Coach and Management Consultant

Merry was capable of comprehending every facet of the world of numbers due to her ground-up approach. It is in her nature as an entrepreneur and former CFO to verify that you are measuring the appropriate variables and comprehending their significance in order to make prudent decisions that preserve and increase your wealth.

Industry Leadership, Research and Supply Chains

Before joining Thales in 2004 Jason had 27 years experience in Commonwealth Government with appointments which include;
• Assistant Secretary – Defence Imagery and the Geospatial Organisation,
• Director General – Safety, Compensation and People Development,
• Assistant Secretary – Defence Security,
• Various appointments in the Attorney General’s Security portfolio in the areas of counter terrorism and security policy and investigations,

He has served on a number of senior boards and committees in both the Public Sector and Private Institutions. Including;
• Member of ASIS International Standards and Guidelines Commission 2007 to 2015.
• Fellow and member of the Governing Board of the Australian Risk Policy Institute (ARPI) as Director, Global Security Risk Policy.
• Chair of the Australasian Council of Security Professionals 2009 – 2012.
• Senior Regional Vice President ASIS International Group 20 2009 – 2012,
• Member of the National Centre for Security Standards from 2006 – 2011.
• Chair of Australian Defence Security Committee 1999 – 2002.

He is currently;
• Chair of Australian Standards Committee (MB25) for Security and Resilience.
• Chair of the International Standards Committee for Risk Management (ISO TC262).
• Convenor Working Group 8 Supply Chain Security of ISO TC292 Security and Resilience
• Member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.
• Member of the Cyber Security Standards Taskforce.
• Deputy Chair of the Forum of Australian Security Executives (FASE)

Jason has a number of publications in the areas of client service, risk management, intelligence management and security. He is internationally known speaker in the areas of risk, intelligence, security, innovation, export and arms control, scenario and strategic planning. He is a Fellow of the Security Institute, the Institute of Strategic Risk Management and Australian Risk Policy Institute, a member of ASIS International, the National Gallery of Australia Foundation, the Risk Management Institute of Australasia, Australian Information Security Association and holds Security Professional Chartered status in the UK and Registered Professional status with SPR-A.
He was awarded the Australian Security Medal for Conspicuous Service in February 2011. In 2019 IFSEC International recognised him in the top 20 globally influential persons in Security and Fire Management.

Experienced Senior Supply Chain Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the defence and aerospace industry. Skilled in Strategic Sourcing, Warehouse Operations, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Procurement, and Cost Reduction. Strong operations professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Western Sydney University. Parramatta Campus. Lecturer – Operations

Co-author Peer Reviewed Academic Papers – Material Recovery, Analytical Hierarchy Process and Six Sigma; Supply Chain Constraints and Dependencies

Australian Graduate School of Leadership. Sydney.

Doctorate of Busines Leadership, Graduate Certificate in Busines Acumen. Thailand Management Association, NZ Defence Industry Association, NSW Dept Trade and Investment

Australian Maritime Science & Technology International Canberra ACT.

DFAT Indosnesian Dept of Transport Ship and Port State Control for all Indonesian Shipping Inspection and SOLAS Reporting. Went from ‘Black’ to ‘Grey’ rating goal.

ASEAN Automotive Supplier Development Program

Lean Design Australia.
Founder, The Kaikaku Experience

  • Radical Business Innovation,
  • Radical thinking
  • Radical high Human Capability

GM Roles – Aisin-Toyota, MtM Australian, DENSO.
Clients: Ozgene, Sebel, Photocreate.

International Consultants, Advisers and Discipline-specific Specialist

I am honoured that I was until November 2022, the IFSEC Global “Global Influencer of the Year 2021-2022 as announced in November 2021. The Supreme Global Influencer of the Year Award was decided out of the winners of the five security categories. Prior to this in July 2021, I made it to the #1 Spot on the list for Security: Association Figures/Academics/Thought Leaders, in the IFSEC Global influencers in security and fire 2021 Annual Campaign.

Delighted that I made the 2022 List again at No 14.

After an amazing and very successful 12 month contract with Fortinet in New Zealand, I moved into my next role consulting part time to Tuatahi First Fibre (now as an employee). Audit and Assurance, risk, Security, health and safety, privacy, legal, relationship management, general management and many more skills on offer.

The common denominator is delivering these skills into a “values led people first” philosophy.
As always, the opinions I express in LinkedIn posts are mine and mine alone and I will continue to strive to be a trusted source of information in the security and many other spaces.

25+ years in business building strong, trusting and enduring relationships and, as a lawyer thinking in a truly innovative and creative way, delivering great results by taking a different approach. I connect people with people, ideas with delivery and problems with solutions.

Along with qualifications to practice law in NZ, Australia and UK I achieved Media Design School’s PostGrad in Digital Transformation in 2024 and WorldCC (IACCM) Expert Level Certification in SRM Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) in 2015, a subject I remain passionate about. I added a qual in CCMP in 2020 and was made a Fellow in 2020. Have started the World CC CCM Expert Programme and have now added study of Security topics, which are endlessly interesting. Now studying the new SRM Programme and chipping away slowly (very slowly) at my Diploma in Art Appreciation from The Art Institute. Next step is a Masters in Digital Transformation!

I am loving being involved in health and safety strategy and excited to be doing Audit and Assurance in a different way from the traditional and delivering better value as a result. Applying new thinking to an age old problem is very satisfying.
While I am now described as a LinkedIn Star, I am still a bit proud to have had one of the top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles in the World (as measured when they hit 200m members, a few years ago).

Recently retired senior executive with extensive international and domestic experience in profit center management, business development, program leadership and operations in the defence and manufacturing industries.

Background in building and leading large multi-site organisations, directing complex contract negotiations and programs, capturing new business and in forming strategic alliances.

Proven skills in team building, leadership development, employee relations and business turn-around, coupled with strong customer focus and business acumen.

Interested in providing support to organisations or companies with troubles programs / contracts in Asia, Middle East, Europe and Australia.

CEng (IET UK), MBA (Open University UK). Automotive Engineer BTech (Hons), ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems; AQF Competitive Systems (Lean); Design and Process FMEA; APQP; VA/VE; International Supply Chain Research.

Aston Martin; Lear Seating UK.
VIP Steel Packaging and Futuris Australia

Energy and Resource Efficiency, Health and Safety, Operational Excellence, Lead Auditor, Trainer, and Author.

Cambridge Executive Education General Management Certificate – Field Of Study General Management Programme (Cambridge Judge Business School). M.Sc. Environmental and Energy Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering and Fuel Technology (University of Sheffield).
Efficien:ology CEO. Qualified ESOS Lead Assessor for ISO 50001

MBA Busines Adminstration and Management (University of Michigan).
BSc Metallurgical Engineering (Wayne State University).
BA Scientific and Technical Communications (Michigan Technological University).

Livonia Technical Services – AIAG “Core Tools”; Technical Leadership 4.0; Design and Proces FMEA; Lean, Quality Operating Systems, Six Sigma (American Supplier Institute).

Australia Technical Advisor and FMEA –

Professior of Management. Thammasat Univerity Thailand.

Co-author with Dr Prem and Michael McLean on various Academic Peer reviewed Articles.

ASEAN Automotive Supplier Development Program Techncialistical Specialst for Ausaid 0/ DFAT Australia