Our team draws together some remarkable people with expertise and experience to help your firm make the most of the rapidly transforming landscape.
Brian has extensive experience and knowledge of strategy and management for professional service firms - gained from different countries and cultures. He is skilled at helping others to see a forward path, revealing options and value improvements. He enjoys working with enthusiastic and driven people, whether it involves an engaging presentation, or to support entrepreneurial success.
A key focus for Brian is to research and lay out facts in language and terminology that others find easy to understand as this is essential to bring teams into a discussion on change, to help define a solution and then work with them to make it a reality. Brian created the Envision™ framework and methodology that has been highly successful with leading firms as they approach strategic change.
LinkedIn | @briancoventry | Email Brian
+44 7976 919 966 +61 477 638 325
Envision™ Focus - Envision™ - Discovery - Performance Management - Platform Vision & Alignment
Technology Strategy & Innovation
As a visionary IT executive with 30+ year’s expertise in technology and the accounting industry, Marc has a proven record of success innovating and implementing state-of-the-art solutions on time and under budget. He is highly regarded as a strategic thinker and there-is-no-box problem solver with a thorough understanding of the relationship between technology and strategic business interests.
He has a history of blending in-house talent with outsourced expertise to balance resources, fill skill gaps, and increase organizational competencies. Marc believes in leveraging technology to increase profits, productivity, and competitive edge while simultaneously delivering significant efficiencies in the cost of doing business.
LinkedIn | @CPATechGeek | Email Marc
Envision™ Focus - Technology Strategy & Innovation | Envision™
Technology & Process Architecture
CxOs, Boards, and change leaders face an ambitious programme of business and technology work to realise the outcomes of their Envision and other strategy setting processes. Strategy provides “the what”, and Alan helps organisations define “the how” – the elements needed – to successfully implement their Envision strategies.
To achieve this, Alan helps organisations align their application, integration and technology architectures with their latest strategic priorities. Once these frameworks are set, the focus turns to assembling and integrating the most effective combination of solution providers and technology vendors to achieve the strategic objectives.
Alan’s global enterprise project delivery experience helps clients to: mitigate major risks, address critical issues, obtain independent programme assurance, manage costs and benefits, and achieve optimum project management and governance processes.
Linkedin | Email Alan
+61 408 059 344
Envision™ Focus - Post Envision - Delivering the How
Vision & Alignment
Throughout a business’s journey there are times where Partners/ Boards need to design, reconnect or re-align around what the vision for the firm is or should be. Having these conversations can sometime be difficult – particularly when there may be lack of agreement or tension among the partners. The commercial and cultural impact of doing this correctly is enormous for the whole business.
Breda specialises in working with boards, partners and leadership teams – individually and collectively - in having the vision conversation – creating alignment – and then supporting the process of sharing that vision with the whole team/business as well as defining the strategies that will move the business towards the achievement of the vision.
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Envision™ Focus - Vision & Alignment
Strategy & Execution
Kirsti brings over 20 years of experience working closely with senior executives, mid-tier leaders, and teams in a multitude of industries. She brings solid business strategy to organisations focusing on culture, communication, leadership and strategic thinking.
As a Certified Gazelles International coach, she employs principals based on the global bestseller written by Verne Harnish, Scaling Up. His methodology is used globally to show business leaders how to get their organisations moving in sync to create something significant.
LinkedIn | Email Kirsti
Envision™ Focus - Performance Management Platform
Business Development Strategy & Acceleration
It's rare to hear an Advisor claim to be a sales expert, but when sales growth is an acknowledged key element to success, the conversation can be awkward. How do you maintain your position as a valued Advisor without diluting your differential by bringing in another Consultant.
This dynamic lead to the creation of SalesEnabla and a process that enables the advisor to introduce this his or her client. Matt designed SalesEnabla as a smart, fast and cost efficient way to create your client's online business development playbook. Personalised and packed with their unique knowledge, it will include examples of their best practice, specific terminology, how to win, great success stories and will cover every element of their sales journey.
LinkedIn | Email Matt
Envision™ Focus - Business Development Strategy & Execution
Board Strategy & Governance
Phil has extensive board experience as Chairman, CEO, President, COO, CTO and Non-Executive Director mostly in IT and Media businesses.
He is a Chartered Director and has a further qualification in Strategic Risk Governance and Management. In this guise, Phil has worked as a facilitator on Strategic Reviews and independent Boardroom Evaluations for organisations in the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA – experience which is especially useful when running an Envision programme for the Board and Senior Executive levels.
As an Executive, Phil has worked on ground-breaking, innovative technology projects around the world. Sometimes supportive of established incumbents like media groups or accounting firms; sometimes disruption plays in online marketing, recruitment or payroll.
LinkedIn | @PhilLowe_CDir | Email Phil
+44 7802 370 770
Envision™ Focus - Board Management, Data Room & Governance - Envision™ - Discovery
Advisory Services Specialist
Grant works with close to 300 accounting practices to grow their business advisory services revenue and attract new, ideal clients. As founder of Bstar he has established one of the largest and fastest growing networks of independent accounting practices specialising in business advisory services, servicing over 145,000 SMEs.
Linkedin | Email Grant
+61 418 796 591
Envision™ Focus - Client Advisory Platform