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Meet Our Associates

With a rich tapestry of expertise, our collective of associates boasts a diverse skill set tailored to address a multitude of intricate business challenges.


We understand the complexities and intricacies that come with managing a business, which is why our team is here to shoulder the burden, providing effective solutions and guidance.


Managing Director

Phil Ransome

Business Advisory And Mentoring

Phil has enabled over 300 businesses to enhance profitability, develop effective business strategies, and optimize operations for sustainable growth through his comprehensive business guidance and executive coaching.


His expertise includes:

  • Expert in business advisory, coaching, and mentoring since 2007

  • Extensive experience in senior management roles nationally and internationally

  • Facilitation of executive roundtables for comprehensive business guidance



Mike Rowe

Business Advisory And CFO Service

Mike has over 20 years of consulting expertise in technology and professional services, specializing in business turnarounds, financial transformations, and growth preparations for businesses looking to scale.


  • Chartered Accountant with extensive strategic and CFO experience

  • 20+ years of consulting in technology and professional services

  • Specialist in business turnarounds, financial transformations, and growth preparations



Lowen Partridge

Business Advisory And CFO Service

Lowen, a seasoned Certified Practising Marketer, brings over 20 years of consulting experience across diverse sectors such as construction, finance, food and wine, health, retail, local government, manufacturing, and tourism.


Her areas of expertise include:

  • Creating competitive and authentic brands

  • Driving brand development and sales through strategic marketing

  • Advising family businesses on establishing Family Councils and developing Family Charters



Robert Lloyd

Business Advisory

Robert brings over 40 years of extensive industry experience, including leadership roles in national and international companies within various sectors.


His areas of expertise include:

  • Business consulting with Federal and State Governments

  • Managing marketing, sales, and operations for national companies

  • Growth facilitation for a diverse portfolio of businesses, contributing to an aggregate turnover of over $3 Billion annually



Herman Mott

Business Advisory

With over 16 years of experience in the Federal Government's Enterprise Connect and Entrepreneurs' Programme, Herman has assisted more than 400 SME businesses in improving their financial performance and long-term sustainability.


  • 30+ years of senior management experience in ASX listed and private companies

  • Expert in leading business turnarounds and enhancing strategic outcomes

  • Specializes in fostering revenue growth and profitability across various industries



Brenton Leitch

Business Advisory And CFO Service

With a strong focus on enhancing productivity, profitability, and sustainability within enterprises, Brenton specializes in:


  • Management team coaching and enterprise improvement programs

  • Creating impactful business improvement and planning tools

  • Recognized for business strategy expertise and extensive industry award adjudication experience



David Watts

Leadership and Sales

David has extensive experience working with leading Australian companies such as David Jones, Gillette, Arnott’s Biscuits, Diageo, Lion, and CUB, enabling him to offer the following expertise:

  • Expertise in Culture, Capability, Strategy, Operations, and Leadership

  • Proven track record of implementing strategic plans for business growth and development

  • Seasoned workshop facilitator and mentor, adept at driving positive changes in organizational culture and leadership capabilities.



Sarah Leo

People & Culture and General Management

Sarah is a seasoned business leader with over 25 years of experience in professional services, manufacturing, communications, and education sectors.


Her expertise lies in the following areas:

  • Leadership and team development through complex transitions

  • Strategic governance structuring and operational optimization

  • Qualified family business advisor, specializing in facilitating family business forum meetings for collaborative growth


Ly Lim

Marketing Strategy & Automation Advisory

With over 20 years of experience in guiding businesses from start-up to scalability, Ly is distinguished for:


  • Her proficiency in digital marketing strategies and streamlining admin, sales and marketing processes

  • Expertise in training and development programs for business growth

  • Her instrumental role in overseeing tech startups and managing the development of SaaS products, ensuring successful launches and market penetration.

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