Mads Larsen


A strategic thinker and problem solver, Mads is a seasoned strategy professional with more than 14 years’ experience in strategy development and operational performance improvement. He has extensive expertise in diagnosing performance issues and taking a structured approach to developing improvement initiatives and programmes of work.

Tim McMaster

Tim McMaster


Tim is an experienced management consultant with 15 years experience and has delivered strategic and business transformation projects with clients primarily in Government, Health and small to medium sized enterprises. These clients typically require an over-investment in effective written communication, powerful analytical insight and stakeholder engagement, which are key skills Tim brings to any client engagement.


Patrick Leahy


Patrick has almost two decades of experience including a variety of senior corporate strategy, product and business development roles within the education, technology and finance sectors. He combines a creative strategic approach with a deep understanding of analytical methodologies and frameworks. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree from the University of Melbourne, where he was awarded the SBC Warburg Prize in Economics.


Gill Cashion

Engagement Manager

Gill has significant experience in strategic planning, business case development, and setting up and running large scale transformation programs for higher education, commercial and NFP clients.  She has also spent significant time working in research and development for the energy sector, and both in, and for, the NFP sector.


Craig Lofts

Engagement Manager

In his early career, Craig gained experience in Australia, Asia and the Middle East in a wide range of sectors including property, retail, automotive, education, research and the military. Since joining SPP in 2013, Craig has worked on strategic planning, business case and activity costing projects. Craig holds an MBA from the Melbourne Business School and graduated on the Dean’s Honours List.


Clara Yates

Engagement Manager

Clara has a background in engineering and previously worked in government leading the development of major infrastructure projects. With SPP Clara has worked across the transport and logistics, sports and entertainment, higher education and NFP sectors. She brings functional expertise in business case development, major projects, policy development and program management. Clara holds a MBA from Melbourne Business School and graduated on the Dean’s Honours List.


Tim Morris

Engagement Manager

Tim has deep experience scoping, designing and delivering digital programs for Government and Higher Education clients. He is an astute strategic and transformation planner, supporting clients in Government, Transport and Higher Education develop strategic and service transformation plans. He attended Harvard Business School Executive Education and was awarded a Dean's Commendation during his Bachelor of Finance.