Understanding the cost to teach

Tackling the challenges of university course costing

customer service transformation

SPP’s impact on a highly complex digital and service transformation

Not for profit operating insights

SPP’s Benchmarking study lifts the lid on NFP operations

Setting up major projects for success

4 key areas for setting up major transport & infrastructure projects for success


PHIL NOBLE Founder & Managing Partner

Phil founded SPP with the aim of bringing good strategy and general management practice to businesses with a minimum of fuss, and maximum impact.

BEN APTED Partner , National Education & Research Practice Lead

Ben is SPP’s Education Practice Lead.  A recognised thought leader, Ben has contributed nationally and internationally to education strategy, policy, and operations. Ben has significant public sector subject matter expertise having led major economic development strategies, and government service transformation.


David Mackay is a Partner based in our Sydney office. Specialising in Sports, Media & Entertainment and Retail & FMCG, David assists organisations to develop and execute business and technology strategy, and improve business performance through people, process and technology.

SPP’s co-authored essay on Social Investment Approach for Research Funding and Impact

SPP authors Ben Apted and Holly Briffa, together with the School of Government Senior Lecturer Dr Verna Smith and Monash University Professor Alex Collie, have contributed an essay in the newly published book entitled Social Investment – A New Zealand Policy Experiment, edited by Jonathan Boston and Derek Gill.

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SPP promotes Charles Boettcher to Senior Associate

Congratulations to Charles Boettcher, appointed to Senior Associate. Charles has significantly contributed to a number of recent high profile transactions and built strong client relationships throughout.

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SPP welcomes our 2018 Summer Interns!

SPP’s 2018 Summer Internship Program is underway! Designed to offer university undergraduates insights into a career in management consulting, our intern team will be exposed to range of comprehensive training modules, and professional and social events.

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SPP’s newest Consultant Paul Andrews

SPP appoints new Consultant Paul Andrews. Paul comes to us with a strong track record in consulting, and working with and in ASX businesses.

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