Key Services Offered:
I provide specialised consulting in the areas of new
product development, innovation and R&D. I help clients improve
their return on investment from these types of activities. Generally
work with medium sized firms and corporates. A growing area of
practice is conducting carbon audits and calculating carbon footprints
for firms. I have access to rigorous scientific methods and tools.
My areas of specialisation include: - Technology development
processes - R&D management - 125% and 175% R&D Tax Concession
and Tax Offset - Australian Government Grants - Business strategies
for research intensive organisations - Setting up alliances between
firms and universities - Carbon audits - Carbon footprint calculations.
Over 20 years experience in new product development,
project management, R&D, trademarks, patents, innovation
and technology commercialisation. I have worked in a variety
of countries including South Africa, Scotland and Australia.
I have held senior management positions in ICI PLC, Orica and
Sydney Water Corporation.
Qualifications & Accreditations:
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD (Chemistry) University of Cape
Town Certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) from
Product Development Management Association (USA), Registered
Explosives Expert - SAFEX International Member Australian Water
Association. Accredited Associate, Institute
for Independent Business (AInstIB).
Manufacturing, chemicals, mining, commercial explosives,
water utilities, defence, government trading organisations, universities,
national research organisations, research intensive organisations.