Operational management

We have substantial capability and experience advising on and implementing operational management solutions

Our assignments vary from long-term asset and business management functions to the organisation and delivery of focused project initiatives.

Past work has included governance and operational leadership, management supervision, operational systems design, business development initiatives and organisation of trade missions or study tours.

Examples are:

♦ Governance and management supervision for a New Zealand commercial forest operation for offshore owners (2019-ongoing).

♦ Governance and operational leadership for TOP Pork Pty Ltd, a major supplier of pork to the Coles supermarket chain (2006-2011).

♦ Organisation of a Study Tour for an official delegation of dairy industry representatives from China to New Zealand, in partnership with the New Zealand Agriculture Industry Training Organisation, on behalf of New Zealand’s former Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (2010).

♦ Organisation of a Study Tour for an official delegation of agriculture sector representatives from Malaysia to New Zealand (2005).

♦ Management consultancy for a New Zealand organic meats company, assisting the proprietor with strategic development and facilitating the eventual trade sale of the company (2002-2005).

♦ Project management for the setup of the Plants Market Access Council (PMAC) in New Zealand on behalf of MAF and Horticulture New Zealand (2001-2003).

♦ Business planning and management support for the setup of recreational vehicle company Blokart Ltd in New Zealand (2001-2002).