SPP provides a team with deep experience and capability to develop a detailed fact base and communicate insight to a senior executive audience. We recruit capable people from diverse backgrounds, all with a keen interest in problem solving and technical excellence. We also bolster our consultant team with subject matter experts to lend further weight to our capabilities when required.


Phil Noble

Managing Partner

Phil Noble is the Managing Partner of SPP. He is an experienced General Manager, Consultant & Entrepreneur and has worked in a wide range of industries including financial services, telecommunications, infrastructure and Not for Profit.  Phil has significant experience in business strategy development, major projects strategy development, and running large scale transformation programs.


Ben Apted


Ben Apted is a Partner of SPP.  He leads SPP’s Education, Research and Digital Practices.  Ben is a thought leader and contributor nationally and internationally on higher education strategy, engagement and operations.  He has led transformation of government service delivery in three states. Ben has also developed new policies and programs in innovation, ICT, growth & productivity and sector development.


David Mackay


David Mackay is a Partner of SPP. He leads SPP's Sports, Media & Entertainment and FMCG/Retail practices. David assists organisations to develop and execute business and technology strategy, and improve business performance through people, process and technology.  David has worked extensively across government, education and the private sector to foster and grow cross-sector collaborations and achieve transformational change.