Nigel is a director and co-founder of BidWrite, a niche consultancy he formed in August 2008 with long term friend and colleague David Lunn. BidWrite now has offices in Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne and more full-time specialist bid consultants than any other organisation in Australia.
Nigel is a leading tendering and proposal management consultant in Australia, offering a unique blend of strategic, business, marketing, technical and persuasive writing skills.
Since writing his first proposal in 1994, Nigel has helped organisations win thousands of bids and billions of contract dollars across most industries. He knows what it takes to win.
A widely experienced coach, facilitator and professional and personal development trainer since 2002, Tamara Callaghan delivers Professional Development Training in a range of areas. She helps business owners, managers and supervisors do their jobs better and staff members communicate with each other more effectively. Tam also helps individuals improve things like their self-management and resilience.
With a Grad Dip Coaching from Curtin University Tam is qualified as a professional coach. She works with individuals in businesses and organisations with goal setting and problem solving, and believes coaching is also an excellent follow up to training to best embed new skills.
Mark Kostner is serial entrepreneur with a flair for online marketing, business systemization, importing, product development and investing. He has been running his own businesses since he was 16, and is now the owner of 3 different businesses. These include a number of retail outlets and online stores, a consulting business specialising in business process optimization and online marketing strategy development, and investment syndicate investing in technology and property.
Mark is passionate about sharing his business and online marketing knowledge with people. He loves helping business owners change the way they traditionally run their businesses. By implementing innovative strategies and tools, business owners enable themselves to step back from the daily grind of running their business and enjoy a more balanced lifestyle. Read more about Mark ...
With over 35 years of experience in all facets of brand management and having worked with dozens of companies in Canberra, Perth and in Vancouver, Chris has become a leading authority in brand management.
Working in advertising, design and marketing Chris has distilled what it takes to create a brand strategy that speaks to your target market creating an emotional connection with your business and your client. Read more ...
David has been a leader in the military, law-enforcement and a discreet federal agency as a covert specialist. Also as a former CEO and director of both private and public companies he brings a wealth of experience in both winning and losing (he went bankrupt for $6.5 million in 1990), as an author, consultant and coach for elite leadership performance.
He has mastered dealing effectively with difficult people and difficult situations as a hostile negotiator and working with criminal sociopaths.
David is focusing his attention now on helping business owners with between 15 and 150 employees, who are frustrated by lack of progress, to achieve between 10 and 20% improvement in morale, culture and performance within six months, without having to use a big stick or burn big bucks. The link between culture and results is indisputable.
Andy has more than 40 years’ experience in sales and customer service, having held a number of management positions within various industry sectors. Over the past 14 years as Regional Manager at Priority Management in Western Australia, Andy has built strong relationships with the business sector which has led to exceptional growth and long-term business partnerships.
Andy believes that business growth is down to providing excellent customer service by going above and beyond and doing what you say you’re going to do. Being a true connector of people by nature, Andy finds ways to bring together people of similar backgrounds and values to create new opportunities and strengthen existing and future business relationships.
"High School Dropout To ASX CEO in 5 Years" was Andrew's topic for the bob group.
As the previous CEO & co-founder of Cycliq, Andrew was responsible for making cool products that their customers across 50 countries love to use and building the team to deliver them. The HD camera and light combo accessories for cyclists work in all weather and capture some of the most amazing footage ever seen in cycling! The company is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange ASX:CYQ
Having raised over $1,000,000 on Kickstarter and taken the company from an idea to products sold around the globe to IPO, Andrew knows the ups and downs of building a successful business and now works to pass on his experience to other business owners and start-ups.
Simon specialises in helping ‘Business Owners’ reduce their ‘Operational -Time’ IN their business to build a better business asset and make more money. He has a Bachelor of Commerce & studied CPA & post Grad dip in Finance. In Corporate Sydney he sold more than $20 mill in consulting Services; he knows how to generate revenue.
He was NSW Manager for Talent 2’s – “People Performance” Consulting arm; he has special expertise in getting people and ‘group’s to perform at their best. He Ran his own Management Consulting firm in Sydney focussed on Business Grow & Capital Raising. He understands intimately the measures and dynamics for ‘business growth’.
Hamish head ups Australia's tropical marine research program from the Arafura Sea to Ningaloo Reef via the Australian Institute of Marine Science. Hamish has investment interests in diverse science and technology ventures include bioenergy through Biogass Renewables and commercialisation of marine biotechnology through Shark Mitigation Systems, as well as incubation of commercial ventures through investment company Dunbar Harper Pty Ltd.
One of Hanish's recent ventures is in shark mitigation http://www.sharkmitigation.com/ and Hamish's TED talk on commercialisation of technology for shark visual systems was featured on TED.com, curated in a TED top 10 list with almost 2.5 million views so far. Read more about Hamish...