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Courtney Bertram


Courtney is an experienced Public Sector manager, and has coordinated major reforms from policy to implementation. At SPP, Courtney has supported Government, Higher Education and Not for Profit clients make major investment decisions, set future direction, develop valuable partnerships and lift productivity. Courtney has an MBA from Melbourne Business School, and is passionate about assisting organisations to drive impactful change.


Kade Brown


Kade is a former classical musician with management experience within the education sector. Since joining SPP, Kade has undertaken projects for clients within the Sports, Higher Education, Research and School Education sectors, with a particular focus on strategic planning, business cases and partnership models. Prior to joining SPP, Kade completed an MBA at London Business School and Melbourne Business school.


Tim Madden


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.

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Kylee Aumann

Senior Associate

Kylee worked in the medical research, higher education and pharmaceutical industries for a decade – as a researcher, and in strategy and research management. Kylee has significant experience in strategy and business improvement; particularly for higher education, research, and not-for-profit sector clients. She enjoys supporting organisations to drive efficiency and create impact. Kylee holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne.


Yixin Li

Senior Associate

Yixin is an experienced consultant who combines best-in-breed analytical and technical prowess with strong commercial nous to solve highly complex problems. His expertise spans across strategic planning, business case development, data analytics, digital transformation and quantitative modelling for clients across several industries. Yixin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from The University of Melbourne.

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Lasanthi Bandara

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).


Holly Briffa

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.


James Collier


James helps clients solve complex commercial challenges by drawing on his strong analytical skills and business acumen. His experience spans organisational transformation, workforce optimisation, financial analysis, demand modelling and business case development. Prior to joining SPP, James worked as a civil engineer on a range of major infrastructure projects throughout Australia and New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours, Civil) and Bachelor of Finance from Monash University.

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Caroline Edwards


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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Khai Ng

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.