Our People

Our team is made up of technical specialists and highly experienced generalists with orientation to all industrial sectors. Our collaborative approach gives us greater agility and flexibility, allowing us to scale up and down, ensuring we create project teams tailored to your needs.

Warren Smith

Director Power Safety

Warren has a background ranging functions as diverse as national-level operations management, organisation development, HR management, leadership and culture development consultancy, and executive coaching and career counselling. His expertise in safety performance improvement has been developed over a decade working with large and medium sized enterprises to help them define a pragmatic path to safety performance improvement.
“What really makes my work worthwhile is helping clients find ways to solve long-term intractable challenges that often involve deep systems realignment and new ways of thinking about human and operational reliability.”
Warren’s approach to intervention centres around gaining a deep understanding of current state and organisational capacity to absorb change; taking a thorough but pragmatic approach to program and change management; and by helping senior leaders to be more effective in their sponsorship and active leadership of any change effort.
His specialist areas of competence include serious injury & fatality exposure management, leadership development and behaviour change, safety governance and systems alignment, and the human factors associated with error and reliability.

Chris Power

Director Power Safety

Chris is an insightful culture consultant, leader coach and facilitator. She has extensive experience working with executive and leadership teams, multi-disciplinary and operational teams, where the focus is on team and individual leadership development, strategy, individual performance and collaborative culture alignment.

Chris is recognised for her pragmatic and often courageous approach, commercial experience and her ability to challenge teams and individuals in a positive way resulting in higher levels of clarity and performance at a team and individual level.

She brings humour, heart, positive energy and a sharp mind to every interaction.

Chris has worked across a broad range of industries including law, energy, science, health, agriculture, design and construction, telecommunications, banking and finance, FMCG, corporate real estate, pharmaceutical, engineering and the not for profit sector.

Chris holds a B. Arts, Post Grad Dip, Organisation Behaviour.

Alex Fernando

Senior Associate

Alex has 20 years of experience working across a variety of high-risk industries across Europe, Asia and Australia in both consulting and leadership roles, most recently as EGM for Dekra Insight. His experience encompasses transport, FMCG, oil & gas and manufacturing sectors.
Alex’s consulting experience has exposed him to complex and adaptive organisational systems within which he has developed and executed safety improvement initiatives from leadership and governance to learning and development and frontline engagement.
Alex holds a B. Engineering, B. Science and MBA, Monash.

Don Marshall

Senior Associate

Don is an experienced and practical consultant, coach and facilitator with more than 20 years experience in change and leadership across diverse industries. Don has concentrated on assisting individuals and organisations to recognise, understand and mitigate strategic & operational risk in different forms and environments.
Don is a compelling communicator, comfortable working at all levels of an organisation, offering practical, applied and experience- driven solutions.

Don holds B. Bus Comm, B. Teaching, Grad Cert Risk Management.

Liz Seaward

Senior Associate

Liz is an experienced senior Health and Safety Professional with a strong HR and Organisation Change background. She brings significant experience working in both senior and operational roles within work health and safety, organisation development, HR and quality management systems.
Liz’s consulting work within work health and safety encompasses a range of industry sectors including councils, aged care, manufacturing, engineering and construction, warehousing, logistics and agriculture.

Liz holds a MA Applied Science (Innovation and Service Management), Grad Dip Occ Hazard Management, B. Arts (Psychology).

Office

Richmond,  Victoria, 3121

Call Us

Warren: +61 428500661

Chris: +61 409964021