Ron has been a Lean practitioner and senior manager or over 20 years. Ron actively engages and mentors stakeholders of all levels, from the Board Room through Operations, Finance and HR functions. Ron’s Lean foundation developed during 16 years with Boeing before leading the implementation of quality and Lean initiatives into Chubb Australasia. Ron is also Director at TXM Lean Solutions. Ron holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) a Masters of Business Administration and is an advocate of experiential learning.
Phone +61 (0)427 414 426
Network Facilitator – Queensland and New South Wales
With over 30 years of international industry experience, Kevin has implemented a number of Operational and Business Excellence programs across many sectors. Kevin has a Masters in Quality and Environmental Management, a Graduate Certificate in Operational Excellence, is a Certified Net Promoter Score (NPS) Facilitator and an Accredited Lead Auditor for ISO9001. Recently Kevin has worked with organisations such as Bulla Dairy Foods, GSK, MYSALE, Dematic, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Cabrini and Sunraysia TAFE. He is also a judge for the Southern Grampians Shire and Sunshine Coast Business Awards.
Kevin is passionate about bringing together people and processes to grow and build capability and to deliver excellence in Customer Service and Process performance.
Phone +61 (0)407 144 963
Network Facilitator – Victoria
Andrew is a seasoned operations manager, with decades of experience in senior executive positions within a range of industrial companies. Andrew has a passion for operational excellence and Australian industry. Andrew worked his first 20 years primarily in the fertiliser & agro-chemical manufacturing industries in Australia for ICI, Orica & Incitec companies and subsidiaries. Roles ranged from technical sales, product development & marketing to packaging & distribution development & management, to supply chain/logistics management.
From 2000, Andrew worked with SCHÜTZ GmbH to build their first factory in Australia. Andrew was more recently GM for SCHÜTZ Middle East Co Ltd.
Network Facilitator – New Zealand
For over 20 years, Peter has held senior executive positions in a number of large industrial companies in both Australia and New Zealand. Most recently he has been a member of the senior executive leadership team of Hynds Ltd.
A key part of Peter’s experience has been in lean strategy development and implementation. He is looking forward to working with companies in New Zealand as they journey to operational excellence. Peter has an engagement style that focuses on coaching and mentoring that will add significant value to members in New Zealand.
Outside of work, Peter chairs a social services organisation and over the past 15 years he and his wife have been foster parents to over 50 babies.
Network Facilitator – Western Australia
Simon has a wealth of experience in manufacturing, quality and operations leadership, project management and continuous improvement coaching. Throughout his 30+ year career, Simon has worked within an array of industries, including packaging, personal hygiene products, FMCG, waste management and construction supply. Simon emigrated to Australia in 2008 from the UK, via a 4-year secondment in China and has lived in Melbourne, Bunbury and in Perth since 2016.
With operational roles including board level positions in the UK, Europe, China, South East Asia and Australia, Simon has a track record of sustainable business improvement delivery within operational sites as well as multi-location facilities. Simon’s project assignment include the project management of greenfield site establishments and the turnaround of operations with decline in performance indicators amidst cultural challenges in diverse and challenging environments.
Network Facilitator – Northern, New South Wales
Terry has worked for the State Government as a Skills for Growth Consultant. Formal training qualifications include a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 40110) with extensive knowledge in the VET sector/Education Industry. Time in the VET Sector and 9 years involvement with Lean Six Sigma has given Terry a deep understanding of the business needs in a wide variety of industries and an understanding of how and where Lean Six Sigma can be applied to assist customers to identify the key areas of need and opportunity that a Lean Six Sigma program can provide.
Phone +61 (0) 418 314 366
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