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Ithaca Business Ltd

Managing Director: Gen Ford MBA


contact details:

United Kingdom :
Ithaca Business
20 Palace Gardens Terrace,
London W8 4RP
+44 (0) 7913 464 430

Ithaca Business
126 Ernest Jones Drive
Macleod, Victoria 3085
+61 (0) 412 159 063


Skype: genevieve-ithaca (please contact for authorisation before using this contact method)


Services Offered:

  • Value / Supply Chain Strategy & Operations - Review, Analyse, Re-Create;
  • Technology / Systems Review, Specify & Source;
  • Project Management - Change, Implement;
  • Training / Education Design, Deliver & Assess;
  • Performance Management, Organisational Design

Core Competencies:
Ithaca people are proficient in a core set of competencies:
Strategic & Risk Analysis: Assess strategic environments, conduct capability, gap & risk analyses;
Strategic & Business Planning: Create roadmaps, plans, org. design & development, measure inputs & outcomes using metrics, methodologies & KPIs;
Ops & Implementation Plans: Prepare resource, systems & operational plans, apply core supply chain methodologies including S&OP, ECR, EHCR, CPFR;
Project & Change Management: Total project management, map enterprises, recreate process, select & implement enterprise/best-o-b s-ware , lead change, link processes to ISO, TGA, ACHS, HSE req.;
Holistic Understanding: Total cost analysis, end-to-end process focus, matrix org. structures, coach, mentor, identify & nurture catalysts for change;
Leading Edge Technology: Up to date & informed on business technology - Auto-ID, SCEM, ERP, ASP, demand-based systems;
Communications: Excellence in written & oral communication - often gained in professional educator roles, able to successfully influence people at the coal-face & in the boardroom.


Qualifications & References:
Building on a strong practically-oriented base including Army Officer Cadet School and associated training, ISO 9000 auditor accreditation, a 16-unit MBA IR/HR undergraduate qualifications Ithaca people have worked across the manufacturing, government and service sectors to deliver advice and, more importantly, results over many years.
Ithaca's MD lectures post-graduate students on 3 continents on supply chain and business strategy; she has also accepted invitations to speak at supply chain, operations and business-oriented conferences across North America, Asia, Europe and Australasia - focused on delivering process-oriented business solutions.
Gen has also been appointed to ministerial-level business advisory groups, worked at Committee level on various peak-industry bodies and regularly has articles published in various business journals and magazines.
Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors:
Any, the issues Ithaca addresses are universal - the need to address and deliver strategy, change, operations planning, turnaround, problem-solving, productivity enhancement, ECR, project management, performance management and need for creation of efficient, cost-effective process does not alter.

Ithaca is able to tailor programs specific to your client's need in any industry and we have worked in most of them from Defence to Steel Food, Pharma, Health, Wholesale, Retail, Logistics, Paper, Wood Products, Printing and more - just give us a call.

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