Principal
WA - Perth Outer
Specialties
Management Consultant
Policy
Business Improvement Specialist

Team and consensus builder across multiple stakeholder groups. Broad public and private sector experience.

Career

Ashby Bachmann Pty - Principal
Professional Services & Others - Consulting & Strategy
Australia
Specialties
Management Consultant
Policy
Business Improvement Specialist
Responsibilities
  • Executive advice on business strategies and project governance best practice.
Achievements
  • Internet infrastructure across three levels of government and the private sector. Expert witness in litigation.
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Fujitsu Consulting - Principal
IT Services, Software & Hardware - Consulting & Strategy
Australia
Specialties
Management Consultant
Change Management
Business Improvement Facilitator
Responsibilities
  • IT strategy and Implmentation
Achievements
  • Developed state Health IT strategy. Achieved consensus across Area Health Services to collaborate on procurement.
Centre for study of Insurance ops - President
Banking & Financial Services - Management & Business Support
Australia
Specialties
Chief Executive Officer
Responsibilities
  • Management of all aspects of industry association deploying electronic commerce across the general insurance sector
Achievements
  • Achieved industry consensus on standards and solutions for broker/insurer collaboration.
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Canadian Corporate News - Consultant
Media & Telecommunication - Consulting & Strategy
Australia
Specialties
Advertising Specialist
Responsibilities
  • Design, source and PM new solutions to increase speed and accuracy of statutory reporting or corporate information.
Achievements
  • Reengineered processes to enable resource sharing and cost optimization across national operations.
Government of Ontario - Project Director
Government, Defence, Public Services - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Project Manager
Responsibilities
  • Oversaw a program of reforms to all cash management operations across whole of government.
Achievements
  • Implemented e-banking across all aspects of government operations, overcoming structural and cultural impediments.
Ernst & Young - Principal
Professional Services & Others - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement/PM IM/IT strategies for a range of retail clients.
Achievements
  • Achieved industry profile for the firm in Canada through successful deployment of leading edge solutions.
Ashby & Associates - Principal
Professional Services & Others - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Developed IM/IT and POS strategies for retailers and telecoms service providers.
Achievements
  • Developed a comprehensive billing solution for Canada's first mobile phone company.
British American Tobacco - VP Information Systems
Retail & Wholesale - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Management
Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for all IM/IT functions across the groups diverse retail operations in North America.
Achievements
  • Implemented and managed several ERP solutions and integrated them into retail operations. Pioneered EDI in Canada
Canada Systems Group - Manager, Project Management
IT Services, Software & Hardware - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
ERP Systems
Responsibilities
  • Managed all aspects of ERP design / implementation for a wide range of industries undertaking computerization
Achievements
  • Implemented early ERP solutions, several still in operation.
AGT Group - Systems Analyst
IT Services, Software & Hardware - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Responsibilities
  • Undertook various roles in the first on-line banking project for Canada's largest bank.
Achievements
  • Analysed the manual banking processes for all aspects of retail banking and developed specification for automation.
IBM - Programmer Analyst
IT Services, Software & Hardware - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Analyst Programmer
Responsibilities
  • Program and support client data centre operations
Achievements
  • Rescued failing project/client for new generation of computer timesharing.
Private - Systems Analyst
Banking & Financial Services - IT & Communications
Australia
Specialties
Analyst Programmer
Responsibilities
  • Undertake major conversion od systems from unit record to computer
Achievements
  • Developed and tested new solutions, migrated data to the new system and reconciled multi-million $ potfolio .

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2010 Fellow Other Institute of Management Consultants Yes
2002 Mediator Certificate Inst. of Arbitration and Mediation Yes
1986 Certified Management Consultant MBA Institute of management consultants Yes

Achievements and Awards

Reengineered whole of government financial operations, managing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including unions and advocacy groups. Managed industry-wide adoption of standardized electronic commerce for the insurance sector. Coordinated Internet infrastructure access across three levels of government and the private sector. Provided expert witness testimony to assist several clients to win contract disputes.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)
  • Visio (Basic)

System Skills

  • SAP (Basic)