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

Your Business Security. MD

Security risk management and strategic planning specialist with a strong focus on security culture and mitigating the risk of trusted insider threats. Cyber threats are evolving rapidly, and sadly a huge number of cybersecurity incidents and data breaches are caused by internal human factors.

Businesses need to keep up to protect their information and assets. I help businesses design security strategies which provide holistic protection from a variety of threats and prepare businesses to contract to Defence (or secure the supply chain).

Bachelor of Policing. ANSTO, NSW Police, Tilden Group, Asset College RTO

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)

Pure Magic International Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd and Empowering Women at work to Thrive. MD.

Trainers, facilitators, psychologists, HR managers, university lecturers, business analysts, educators, organisational developers, change agents and leadership experts combining research findings and sector wisdom to provide focussed, client specific programmes that enhance learning, development and knowledge acquisition. Leadership Development Specialist / Team Building / Executive Coach / Advocate for Empowering Women

Master’s Phycology and Counselling (WSU).
Bachelor’s Degree Communications and Psychology (
University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika)

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).

Quality and Risk Manager, Consultant, Auditor and Trainer.

  • General Quality Management
  • Quality Management Systems and Integrated Management Systems
  • Quality and Operational
  • Compliance Supply Quality Management
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Process and Continual Improvement

Masters Engineering Quality Management (RMIT); Grad.Dipl Quality Management

Elevating Food Safety MD.

Specialist Food Safety Consultant, Trainer, Auditor and Recruiter.

Food technologist in the food industry the last 30 years. Documented & implemented numerous audited quality management systems. Food safety consulting assisting over 300 businesses implementing HACCP & GFSI approved standards. YUM’s lead auditor & contract auditor for JAS-ANZ. Global brands Arnott’s, Mondelez, Emirates, A2, Asahi, Kellogg’s, Ecolab, Mars, Sun Rice, Macquarie Uni, GWF, KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Sofitel, Radisson Blue and Castaway Island, Fiji, Woolies, Coles & Aldi


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

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.

Management and leadership support to the private, NFP and SME industrial services sector focusing on short, medium and long term strategic planning work scanning internal and external operating environments enabling strategy development, linking to operational, systems and process improvement programs delivering sustainable step change and profitability improvements.

Masters, Business and Technology. UNSW.
Leadership and Management. Bond University.
Strategic Management. MGSM

Sensei. Traditional Japanese Karate Network

Industry Leadership, Research and Supply Chains

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

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

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