John Coulson - Director and Principal Consultant
John is a qualified accountant and holds a master’s degree in business administration.
John was the Group Manager - Finance of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Victoria, and then occupied the positions of consulting director at Touche Ross and KPMG management consultants. Since then John has been partner in charge of management consulting divisions in mid-tier chartered accounting firms, most recently during a ten year period at HLB Mann Judd chartered accountants.
John has undertaken business improvement projects for private and public sector organisations with a focus on manufacturing, IT, and professional service organisations. John has assisted over 100 companies to undertake strategic planning and helped many of these to access significant federal and state government grants.
John’s twenty five years of consulting activities have been included the following – growth / repositioning strategies, business planning, activity based costing, financial and market analysis, performance management, financial improvement planning and management training.
John has a particular interest in working with companies committed to developing innovative solutions for clients. For many years he has guided a number of companies to achieve significant growth in revenue and profitability through ongoing participation in business planning and providing mentoring support via active engagement in quarterly business advisory committee meetings.