We deliver and provide consulting, delivery and assurance services, for some of Australia’s and the worlds, largest portfolios, programs and projects. This includes a very diverse and challenging array of industries and disciplines across the the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Our senior leadership team has a combined 80-years of Tier 1 experience across gated (Gateway), agile and digital assurance, change management, portfolio and the program and project management spectrum, providing strategic consulting services to vast array of government, technology and infrastructure organisations.
Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO
Mark has a long and high-successful career across a number of Australia’s largest and most high-profile transformational programs, including the establishment of NSW Trains, the re-establishment of SEQWater PMO and the establishment of Queensland’s first government “super-department”.
Mark is a strategic and result focused, portfolio, program and project delivery professional of 23-years, who is supported by a strong technology, digital systems, business and transformational change background, where he has consistently demonstrated his ability to strategise, problem solve, contextualise and lead integrated delivery solutions for large and complex government and private sector organisations, undergoing significant business transformation and change.
Mark is an executive business, portfolio, program and project consultant to a number of leading government and private sector organisations working with business critical and highly-visible programs, whilst providing assurance and strategic services to ASX listed companies. Mark was and remains an executive consultant to Sydney Metro, NSW Digital Restart Fund, Qld Justice and Attorney General and the Electoral Commission of Queensland and previously led the transformation and reform of RailCorp through establishing and operationalisation of NSW Trains, outsourcing key Sydney Trains safety, environment, quality and risk functions and led the Sydney Trains Fleet Maintenance Improvement program.
Mark has held executive advisory positions for IP Australia and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Trust, in addition to being an executive board member to a successful startup incubator and is the co-founder of a leading asia-pacific elearning company.
Mark has a passion for First Nation’s People’s inclusion in program and project delivery, and strives to incorporate indigenous persons in the PM Solutions Australia team, of which he champions. Mark has written the PM Solutions Australia Indigenous Policy and provides complimentary consulting services to indigenous groups, organisations and the government agencies that support indigenous communities.
Brad is a highly experienced and senior business strategist, providing senior consultancy services to organisations in both Australia and internationally. Brad has extensive experience in the business improvement and business transformation fields, with a specialisation across human capital information systems, Agile project leadership, ERP, HRMS and CRM systems, ICT implementations and transformational programme and project assurance partnering.
Brad is an independent risk, delivery and assurance adviser to the Queensland government Natural Resources and Mining , Justice and Attorney-General, Queensland Education and Electoral Commission of Queensland. For the NSW government, Brad provides risk, delivery, assurance consultancy services to critical portfolios. programmes and projects for the Digital Restart Fund, Customer Service NSW, Sydney Water, NSW Education and Communities and Justice.
Executive Consulting Advisor
Executive Consulting Advisor
John Trabinger is an executive digital assurance consultant across our assurance practice and service delivery. John brings to PM Solutions Australia, over 20-years of experience as a senior executive in program delivery, policy, assurance models and methods and program management, including being the former Head of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s Gateway Review Unit.
John has led several high-profile Australian Commonwealth Government delivery programs, from their inception through to their completion, including the successful implementation of the Carbon Pricing Mechanism (Carbon Tax) for the Commonwealth Government of Australia. John has vast experience in establishing large-scale, transformational programs and projects that are ready for success, whilst continuing to work with high-profile private and public organisations, supporting them with their delivery and the assurance of high-risk transformations, portfolios, programs and projects.
John has been an expert-level assurance consultant and evaluator since 2006, providing essential assurance across numerous digital transformation and infrastructure programs and projects, for Commonwealth and state governments across Australia as well as advising the New Zealand Treasury on Gateway assurance. Prior to being an independent, executive consultant, John held senior executive positions in the Australia Commonwealth Government Public Service, including Assistant Secretary of the Department of Finance and Deregulation, CIO of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and the Executive General Manager of the Commonwealth Clean Energy Regulator, whilst also undertaking critical roles in central agencies, policy agencies and service delivery agencies.
Having a dedicated assurance services practice, establishes PM Solutions Australia as a leader in the delivery of Gateway, digital, agile and system assurance services. Our assurance practice consulting team have a minimum of 20-years experience across delivery and executive-level consulting providing assurance services for clients across a multitude of sectors.
Diana is a highly experienced program and project assurance consultant, specialising in undertaking project-based assignments in the areas of strategic planning, change management, ICT, gated reviews, health checks and senior executive level assurance.
Diana has delivered over 200 governance, risk, change impact, Gateway and project assurance reviews to organisations, including local councils and state governments, across organisational change, risk, ICT and infrastructure, health, transport, education, mining, environment, shared services, communications, rail, justice, police, legal, corrective services and machinery of government.
Diana is presently the executive assurance consultant to both executives and boards, for a growing number of Queensland’s largest and most high-profile projects and programs including the Queensland Electoral Commission and Director-Generals of a number of Queensland departments. Diana is a highly respected assurance professional, providing risk-based assurance practices to a vast array of clients in varying sectors, with outstanding and in-depth relationships across Ministerial, CEO and Director-General levels.
Globally recognised as one of Australia’s most experienced executive finance and banking professionals with experience in assurance across project delivery, HR, procurement, contract management, outsourcing, negotiation and financial management. As the former Executive General Manager of the Suncorp Banking Group for 18-years, Rob is deeply experienced in project remediation, program and project assurance.
Rob has had extensive experience at executive level with vendor management, company board interactions, and relationship management with regulators including APRA and ASIC. He is experienced in project remediation, people management, sales management, procurement and contract management, outsourcing, negotiations and business process redesign. Rob is very familiar with ICT contracting and managed services arrangements. Rob also served for several years as a trustee director of the Suncorp Staff Superannuation Fund and has extensive experience with Gateway reviews having lead reviews for some of Queensland’s largest programmes and projects.
One of Australia’s most experienced senior executive managers and business leaders, with extensive experience in the successful delivery and assurance of large scale, complex digital programs encompassing organisational redesign, process re-engineering, business and technology integration, shared services and outsourcing.
Peter has a well-seasoned ability to establish, influence and maintain effective relationships with partners and stakeholders at all levels of an organisation, and is called upon to provide appropriate strategic and operational responses to key issues affecting business performance.
A former executive manager of Suncorp for 13 years, Peter is a deeply experienced business program and assurance delivery professional. Peter is a business and technology program delivery manager, highly experienced in the application of agile methods, principles, techniques and practices ensuring the meeting of time and budget requirements for global clients. Peter is also widely experienced in organisational change, strategic planning, business transformation and operational redesign, enabling organisations to realise more efficient processes and practices.
James is an accredited and recognised project, PMO and portfolio management professional having extensive experience in managing corporate programs and projects across a range of industries with specialist knowledge within banking and finance. He is also highly regarded as an independent facilitator. James has extensive knowledge of rebranding for financial institutions and moving Mutual organisations such as Heritage, RACQ and the Greater Bank. Recently James consulted to the establishment of the new RACQ Bank and was deeply involved in the New Payments Platform (NPP) as a senior consulting project manager. James was the manager of the Heritage Bank PMO and has extensive senior project management experience as a certified practitioner.
James was awarded as a project director by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), as well being awarded the AIPM Queensland Project Award for Information Technology, for his innovative and practical approach to project delivery. James is highly qualified in PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programs and Agile Project Management.
Tania is a industry leading, highly skilled, deeply experienced and certified Agile coach, Agile project manager, SCRUM master and assurance specialist, with proven Agile delivery and service delivery expertise. Tania has successfully delivered complex Agile programs and projects, whilst providing Agile coaching and mentoring for some of Australia’s largest Agile delivered initiatives, that include complex financial systems integration, knowledge management systems, ERP implementations, CRM implementations and in-house application implementations, across government and private sectors. Most recently leading the Agile delivery for TabCorps IT Service Desk Pure Cloud Consolidation Project.
Tania possesses excellent relationship and stakeholder management, combined with excellent customer service focus and commitment to delivering above and beyond client expectations. Tania’s strong communication skills support her proven ability to engage with people at all levels of the organisation. Tania has very in-depth and proven experience using Waterfall, Agile and Lean methodologies, and hybrid methodologies, a combination of PRINCE2®, PMBoK™, SAFe™, and PRINCE2® Agile.
Over 25-years’ experience in portfolio, program and project consultancy and managing delivery of quality assurance and project management solutions for a myriad of organisations and public sector entities, including state governments, local governments, utilities sector and defence.
Frank’s superior project and program management expertise has been utilised across a range of industries, including establishing managed services, assurance, consulting services and development of training programs, strategic and tactical business planning operations. Frank has industry leading and specialist skills across project management competency assessment as a member AIPM Assessor Network, and is the Queensland representative on AIPM Assessor Panel; project management methodology development and implementation, as well as program and portfolio management methods and processes.
Frank has also developed and established Program Management Offices in Ergon Energy and the Queensland Health Information Division. Frank was instrumental in the initial establishment of the P3O structure in Queensland Health for eHealth and other clinical projects. At the Brisbane City Council, Frank provided consulting for the restructuring of the Portfolio Management Office in Information Services Branch.
In 2018 Frank was awarded AIPM Fellow status for his tireless work to the Australian Institute of Project Management (Brisbane, Queensland and National chapters) and for his dedication to improving the competency of project managers, through coaching and mentoring.
David has extensive experience and a long career in program, project and portfolio delivery, working across Australia, Asia, United Kingdom, Europe, New Zealand and Fiji, specialising in consulting, designing, managing and delivering programs and projects, transformation programs, rollouts, integrations, upgrades and migrations and transitions with a digital focus.
David continues to work with local, state and national governments, financial and insurance organisations and for global, international and enterprise level organisations liaising closely with executive management and senior stakeholders. David is widely recognised and successful senior project manager and consultant, with vast experience in program, project and portfolio management and delivery. David is an Axelos P3M3 qualified assessor, PRINCE2 practitioner and trainer, and certified AgileSHIFT consultant. David is Agile SCRUM and Lean Six Sigma trained and has proven experience in the application of Axelos MoP, MSP, MoR and ITIL methods. David possesses in-depth understanding of PMBoK and PRINCE2 Agile and is Gateway certified under NSW and UK standards.
Over the past five years, David has delivered over one hundred gated assurance reviews to a variety of Queensland and NSW government departments and other organisations. Most recently as Senior Consultant for PM Solutions Australia, David delivered expert gated assurance, P3M3 assessments, 3P consultancy, training and coaching services for Queensland and NSW government departments and agencies. In 2019, David co-defined and co-developed a practical ICT portfolio management framework and maturity roadmap with Portfolio Office implementation planning for the Queensland Ambulance Service, a first for Queensland government.
Our specialist consultancy team, provides enhanced delivery capability to portfolios, programs, projects and organisations, ensuring better outcomes and more tangible benefits across the 3P frameworks, digital transformation, organisational change and service delivery spectrum. With specialist in the 3P services and frameworks, PPM tools, change management, system analysis, training and portfolio maturity space.
Consultant & Assurance Reviewer
Consultant & Assurance Reviewer
Richard Greenall is experienced consultant with 25-years’ experience in program and project management, including extensive integrated schedules and resource management consulting, having led a large number of strategic projects, many with multi-million-dollar budgets as project director, program manager, project manager and portfolio delivery manager.
Richard has delivered both strategic and tactical outcomes taking delivery, technical, advisory, and mentoring type project roles. Richard has consulted to over forty organisations over as well as leading whole-of-government initiatives.
In addition to being one of our senior assurance consultants, Richard is a PM Solutions Australia 3P Practice and portfolio management framework and maturity roadmap specialist consultant, providing services to a number of Australia’s largest government and private sector organisations, including within the health, transport, local government and digital services spectrums, delivering and leading the development of a portfolio models and supporting frameworks, business services frameworks and models, methods framework and benefits framework, all based on industry best practice P3O. Richard’s specialist skills are in shaping, operationalising and re- energising the delivery of project portfolios and providing assurance services.
Consultant & P3M3® Assessor
Consultant & P3M3® Assessor
David is an executive with a distinguished career of +30 years in complex program and project delivery. David is focused on providing tangible value-for-money project outcomes in terms of strategic, commercial, technical and corporate social responsibility A very experienced program and project management director and leader.
David’s broad experience base has given him the ability to deliver successful outcomes across multiple industry sectors. The focus of his work is based on delivering tangible results oriented around governance, strategy and risk. David has developed methodologies aimed at ensuring the optimal solution is identified from the outset and then delivered in terms of the client’s strategic success criteria.
Recently, David has been involved in independent project peer reviews, governance assessments, risk assessments and due diligence work. He has been advising and leading initiatives to develop appropriate strategies, systems and processes to ensure successful corporate outcomes. His speciality has been the successful transformation of customers perceived needs into clearly defined, risk free, tangible projects with significant cost saving.
Consultant & Best Practice
Consultant & Best Practice
Experienced and dedicated portfolio, program, project and change management consultant, trainer and practitioner with wide involvement across both public and private sector environments. Accredited trainer and examiner for AXELOS global best practice products.
Sue is highly experienced in establishing governance and supporting structures for business transformation programs, setting up and managing EPMO and program management offices and providing program and project assurance services. Focused on helping organisations to apply best practice frameworks pragmatically, in order to achieve real business improvements from change initiatives. Sue is deeply skilled in training and workshop design and facilitation, with excellent communication skills with a collaborative, approachable and pragmatic approach to training engagements. AXELOS accredited trainer for PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile®, MSP®, MoP®, and P3O® and is highly experienced in assurance services, health checks, and formal Gateway reviews.
Consultant & Best Practice
Consultant & Best Practice
Graham is an industry leading PMO and portfolio management specialist, who has a highly successful history of enabling organisations deliver value through the selection and delivery of projects.
Graham has defined enterprise level portfolio management and project delivery approaches for a wide variety of organisations, each tailored to meet strategic objects and successful delivery and by providing senior management with the visibility and controls to allow them to make informed decisions and deliver the right projects in the right way.
Graham has extensive experience working in the mega infrastructure, resources, IT, health and technology sector’s across Australia and the United Kingdom. Graham holds PMI’s prestigious Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) accreditation (one of 26 persons in Australia) and assisted with the development of the Axelos Management of Portfolios (MoP) global best practice. Graham is a well respected presenter and lecturer on the concepts of the portfolio and project disciplines and is a member of the Global Executive Council for PMI and is a perpetual judge for the PMI PMO Global Awards.
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