Ron Spiteri

Best Practice Network

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

Kevin Bennett

Best Practice Network
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

Andrew Gill

Best Practice Network
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.

Phone +61 (0)417 066 694

Peter Davidson

Best Practice Network
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.

Phone +64 21 314 991

Simon Hickmott

Best Practice Network
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.

Phone +61 (0) 429 268 007

Terrance Cranage

Best Practice Network
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 

Tony Fedorowicz

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – New South Wales

Tony brings 30 years’ experience as a senior executive and advisor in Supply Chain Management with 15 years overlapping this as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He has practiced his trade globally and across an eclectic range of industries including Oil, Pharmaceuticals, Gaming Machines, Construction, Mining Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Steel, Private Hospitals, Medical Technology, Banking and Insurance.
Tony has a Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Statistics), a Master of Business Administration and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Tony is passionate about helping people and organisations reach their full potential.

Phone +61 (0) 418 314 366 


Vicky Schembri

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – Victoria
Phone +61 (0)476 244 500


Yvonne Hubbard

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – QLD & NSW
Phone +61 (0)411 142 614


Dina Hickmott

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – WA
Phone +61 (0)457 638 855


Bronwyn Maginnity

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – NZ
Phone +64 21 022 15859