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CONSULTANTS & ASSOCIATES

Paul Andrews

Consultant

Paul is an experienced consulting and investment profession with expertise in education, funds management,  governance, superannuation, and the retail sector. He has worked directly with senior leaders in large operating businesses Target and Coles, and investment house Goldman Sachs JBWere. Paul holds a BA/BSc from The University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. A Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Paul also sits on two ASIC regulated boards.

Shishir Belvi

Consultant

Shishir has a diverse background, having worked across mobile-internet technologies and sports management. He started his career with Cisco Systems, and was later engaged in executing various development programs for India's Olympic and Paralympic athletes for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering, and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid and the Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney.

Liz

Consultant

Liz has an extensive background in the aviation sector where she has worked on projects involving product management, ancillary revenue generation and marketing communications. Prior to joining SPP, she managed an Australian sponsorship portfolio across sport, the arts and the community. She holds degrees in Economics and Arts from The Australian National University and is currently completing an MBA at Melbourne Business School.

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Consultant

Tim has extensive industry experience as a business manager and engineer in the automotive design and manufacturing sector. Since joining SPP, Tim has completed projects for clients within the Tourism, Education and Telecommunication sectors, drawing on his capabilities in strategy development, data analysis and business improvement. Tim holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

Lasanthi B

Senior Associate

Lasanthi has a strong background in operations management and business transformation from her work in the MICE industry in Singapore. Her experience in SPP includes strategic planning, technology transformation and business case development across higher education, sports and entertainment and Government sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a qualified accountant (CPA, CIMA).

Charles Boettcher

Senior Associate

Charles helps clients solve complex commercial challenges by drawing on his strong analytical skills and business acumen. He has previously worked as a consultant in London, consulting to clients in the insurance and transportation sectors. Charles’ passion for business process improvement, combined with a career grounding in technical engineering provides a strong analytical and logic driven approach to problem solving.

Nino Berkurishvili

Senior Associate

Nino has an extensive experience in corporate banking, financial consulting and entrepreneurship. She previously worked as a senior corporate banker and managed a credit portfolio consisting of large and medium sized corporate clients in a variety of industries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She has founded a boutique consulting company and a Fintech start-up in Georgia. Nino holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School. She is currently a candidate of the Chartered Financial Analyst program.

Caroline E

Senior Associate

Caroline’s background is in geology and the environment, where she gained significant experience in the resources sector. Additionally, Caroline is an elite golfer with experience in sports strategy and planning. Caroline’s focus is on strategy and organisational reform; particularly for sporting and government agencies, and in the higher education and research space. She enjoys supporting organisations to drive sustainability and efficiency.

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Senior Associate

Holly's experience includes analytics and external relations roles in the financial services and education sectors. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, majoring in actuarial studies. Holly has in-depth experience in the Higher Education, Research and Government sectors, and functional expertise in data analytics and stakeholder engagement. Holly delivers real insight and value to clients that comes from a commercial, pragmatic approach to projects.

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Henry Manning

Senior Associate

Originally from the UK, Henry joined SPP after a diverse career in consulting, architectural salvage and, for several years, as a professional opera singer working throughout the UK and Europe. With a precision of thought and application, Henry introduces a unique perspective to client projects. He holds a MA (Hons) in Economic History from Edinburgh, an MA Performance from The Royal Academy of Music in London, and an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

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Senior Associate

Jens recently completed his MBA from Monash Business School, after relocating from Sweden in 2016. Prior to his study, Jens held a general management position at Mekonomen, a leading Nordick automotive aftermarket brand, with oversight across a number of functions including product management, sales, procurement, advertising, and external partnerships. More recently, Jens has gained strong expertise in management consulting, working closely with clients from SMEs to deliver on a range of strategic projects.

Khai N

Senior Associate

Khai has previous work experiences in Financial Services and Engineering Consulting sectors, which include working at Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets Division. At SPP, Khai has worked across the sports and entertainment, and higher education sectors. He brings functional expertise in business case development, strategic planning, and IT implementation strategy. Khai holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Engineering (Chemical) from The University of Melbourne.

Peter Slade

Senior Associate

Peter worked as a chartered accountant, with experience in auditing, before he made the move to the Royal Australian Air Force. He spent the last 10 years there as a Commissioned Officer. During his time in the Air Force, Peter was managing large and small teams through a variety of postings, from protecting remote facilities to managing the day-to-day operations of an airbase. Peter holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School, and now applies his strategic and tactical thinking to our client projects.

Richard Lipohar

Associate

Richard has a diverse background with his previous work experience ranging from Financial Services to the FMCG sector. Richard delivers both a quantitative and qualitative approach to business problem solving with experience in strategic planning, financial analysis and operations. Richard holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne and a Master of International Business from Melbourne Business School.

 

Stephen Wu

Associate

Stephen commenced with SPP via our Summer Internship Program. He has experience in operations and education management from his previous role as Head of Operations at an education start-up. He combines strong analytical skills with commercial pragmatism to business problem solving and strategy development. Stephen is currently completing his final year of the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne, with a strong focus on Economics and Finance.

Annabelle Zhang

Associate

Annabelle has a strong background in data analytics across the insurance and retail sectors, leveraging data insights to tackle business problems and drive initiatives. Annabelle previously worked in an analytics role at Aesop, leading complex commercial modelling to support business decisions and driving a global process transformation to improve holding costs across all regions. Annabelle also worked as an actuarial analyst at Bupa after completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne.

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Associate

Michael is a customer and business improvement professional with proven experience in identifying and delivering opportunities to improve the end to end customer experience and operational processes, addressing satisfaction drivers. With experience across telecommunications, media and broadcasting sectors, and in management consulting, he has strong analysis skills resulting in data-driven tactical and strategic decision making, planning and prioritised initiatives.