STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Our people are recognised as government business specialists. Below represents a cross section of core staff from a team of over 75 who support our clients on the delivery of tangible outcomes. Their combined skill set reflects the depth and diversity of what we can provide. Their involvement stretches the entire delivery lifecycle from business case development, to business design, project management, and the procurement of third party skill sets where needed. They are ready to assist.
The following is a selection of our people.

Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson

17

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

17

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Change Management

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Virginia is a highly experienced senior consultant who brings more than 17 years of experience working in and for Commonwealth Government Departments. Virginia has significant experience in service delivery design and implementation, programme management, project management, change management and the Commonwealth budget costing processes. Virginia is committed to delivering quality outcomes and is a strong leader with excellent relationship building skills.

Nidal Adhami

Nidal Adhami

5

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

5

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Delivery Management

Program Management

Complex Procurement

Contract Management

Nidal has been part of the Apis team since 2010, and is a senior consultant with strong experience in complex government procurement and contracting, as well as programme, project and risk management. Working with the Department of Social Services, Nidal managed the end-to-end procurement process for a national Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for the Aged Care Gateway (ACG) Programme. This led to the establishment of contracts with 13 providers at a value of $210 million, to deliver home support assessment services nationally. In this role Nidal managed a team delivering the logistics of the procurement, delivered approach to market documents and evaluation training, and managed schedule and risk to deliver executed contracts ahead of schedule. This included the engagement of senior Departmental stakeholders to resolve issues and progress key project decisions.

David Trabinger

David Trabinger

24

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

23

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

David is a partner and business lead within Apis, with a specialization in government service delivery across many forms. David joined Apis following a 23 year career in the Australian Public Service in which he held various positions in the Senior Executive Service with the Health Insurance Commission (now Medicare Australia) and the Department of Human Services.

Shane Cahill

Shane Cahill

14

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

4

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Shane has been an Apis Senior Consultant since 2010. A highly experienced Business Analyst and Project Manager, he began his career in the Telecommunications Services industry where, over a period of ten years, he worked with Dingo Blue, SingTel Optus and international direct marketing company ACN. Throughout that time, Shane held a number of positions in Contact Centre focused operational environments, working in both management and analyst roles to assure and improve the delivery of services.

Peter Duncan

Peter Duncan

7

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

4

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Peter is an experienced senior consultant and delivery leader with expertise in project management, business process design, organisational improvement, analytics and complex modelling. He has applied these skills across numerous government departments including for the Clean Energy Regulator, Department of Health, the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Department of Education, and the Department of Resources Energy and Tourism. His experience is further deepened across a wide variety of international and cross-disciplinary engagements for other high profile clients including Alcoa, BlueScope Steel, OneSteel, Xstrata and the United States Department of State.

Neil Mann

Neil Mann

24

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

24

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Neil is a principal of Apis with more than 26 years' experience in public administration both as a principal consultant and as a senior executive. His core expertise lies in the business of government and its execution in various forms across compliance, regulation, and operational delivery. In so doing, he brings skills in strategic planning, program management, business design and organisational reform. This is complemented by expertise across immigration, customs, border security, tax, health, social services and education sectors, among others.

Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

16

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

9

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Mike is a partner and delivery leader in Apis. He brings particular skills and qualifications in the disciplines of program management, project management, business analysis and design, enterprise architecture and corporate strategy. His background includes international experience in the United Kingdom where he worked with large financial services organisations such as Barclays Bank PLC, and various UK Government Departments including the Home Office. He understands the business of government, coupled with the implementation of major reform initiatives with large system integration requirements.

Luke Elton

Luke Elton

3

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

3

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Luke is a highly capable consultant, project coordinator and business analyst with a rapidly growing portfolio of major projects and government reform experience. For more than three years, Luke has worked for the Department of Agriculture and its precursor entity, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry across a range of major change programs and initiatives. Throughout this tenure Luke has leveraged his technical skills to produce various artefacts including numerous program/project plans, models, transition maps and other tools to support effective management and assist communications to senior management and governance bodies.

John Clarkson

John Clarkson

32

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

30

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

John is a principal consultant and Apis’ leading ICT practitioner with more than 30 years experience working in and for Commonwealth government departments. His proven track record spans roles across technical, business and policy delivery. He has significant experience working with software vendors, peak bodies, ICT suppliers and Commonwealth and State government. His skills span a broad range of disciplines including project and program management, enterprise architecture, system transition, acquisition, design and implementation activities through to service delivery and support, and performance monitoring.

Hassan Adhami

Hassan Adhami

13

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

10

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Hassan is a partner and highly experienced project manager, senior analyst and delivery leader. Hassan joined Apis more than 10 years ago as a business analyst, and since then has built up a portfolio of experience across numerous government departments on many major reform initiatives across multiple sectors.

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

27

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

15

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Tim is a partner and director of the Apis Group, with responsibility and oversight across all aspects of the successful operations of the business. He joined Apis in 2002, and since then has been instrumental in building and growing the capability of the firm into its current form.

Nigel Nutt

Nigel Nutt

25

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

14

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Nigel is a partner and director of the Apis Group, with responsibility and oversight across all aspects of the successful operations of the business.

Anthony Honeyman

Anthony Honeyman

20

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

15

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Anthony is a partner and director of the Apis Group, with responsibility and oversight across all aspects of the successful operations of the business.

Annya Newman

Annya Newman

12

YEARS
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

7

YEARS COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT
EXPERIENCE

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Strategic Advice

Design

Complex Procurement

Delivery Management

Evaluation & Review

Annya is a highly experienced principal consultant with a diverse background in change management, project management, contract management, communications, quality assurance and human resource management.