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Our Elite Advisory Team

Our team of experts in Advisory is growing to meet the needs of our clients as the economic landscape continues to evolve. Each of our Advisors brings a unique skill set and area of expertise to ensure we can provide relevant specialist advice across a range of sectors from FMCG to construction, B2B and B2C, at home and abroad. What the team shares is a passion for delivering real value and positive change to help our all our clients achieve their goals.

Ross Raymond


A trusted and insightful advisor to business leaders, Ross has more than twenty years’ experience and a detailed understanding of the dynamics unique to SME’s and family-owned business. 

Ross helps businesses achieve sustainable growth and improved profitability by providing management structuring and operations review and advice. 

Using a highly effective approach to assessing business health, Ross takes a hands-on approach to assist businesses with driving change management, business cashflow improvements and standard operating procedure reviews and regulation.

Ross brings  a wealth of experience from a wide range of sectors including materials handling, earthmoving, extraction, petrochemical, environmental, construction, facilities management, infrastructure, and telecommunications.

Specific Expertise

  • Business Succession & Transition
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development
  • Interim Roles
  • Board Roles

Tim Szonyi

Senior Advisor

Tim has a strong track record as a both a top tier management consultant and executive in blue chip organisations and private equity backed companies across the globe. This, along with an intimate knowledge of both the B2B and B2C marketplaces, provides an extensive breadth of expertise from which our clients can benefit.

Much of Tim’s work has been in the transformation and value creation space for Private Equity backed organisations; including defining the business strategy, raising capital, building organisational capability and executing plans, all of which has built highly successful brands and companies.

Specific Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Building Organisational Capability
  • Raising Capital
  • Strategy Execution
  • Building Successful Brands

Ian Griffiths

Senior Advisor

A seasoned business leader, Ian has extensive blue chip FMCG experience across multiple disciplines and international markets. He has diversified sector expertise built through leadership roles across retail, healthcare, agribusiness and industrial markets.

Ian's demonstrated track record in business transformation, having led performance turnarounds for three companies, makes him an excellent addition to the team.

With specific expertise in the Asian market, he has held both executive and non-executive director positions in Asia with global multinationals, Asian joint ventures and Private Equity businesses.

Ian returned to Australia in 2017 and has recently completed a SME Interim CEO appointment. As an executive with more than 30 years of leadership experience, he brings a wealth of expertise and insight to our SME clients.

Specific Expertise

  • FMCG
  • Business Performance Turnarounds
  • Strategic Planning
  • Brand Management
  • Business Development
  • Asian Markets
  • Interim CEO Roles

Suzi Susak

Finance & Commercial Advisor

Suzi is a trusted financial business advisor with more than twenty years' experience providing business leaders with unique solutions. She supports businesses through tailored financial and operational performance reviews that help grow, sustain and improve profitability based on detailed understanding of financial management and insightful review and advice.

Using a highly effective approach to assessing business performance health across all areas of the business, Suzi has a proactive approach to process and continuous improvement, aligning strategic plans, creating real time financial reports, cashflow improvement and achievement of short and long terms objectives through process standardisation.

Her extensive wealth of experience across a wide range of sectors, includes manufacturing, business consulting, building and construction, transport and logistics and FMCG.

Specific Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Commercial & Financial Management
  • Operational
  • Procurement
  • Continuous improvement
  • Business Development
  • Human resource management
  • Business performance review

Usha Lata

Senior Bookkeeper