Hub Consulting

Principals

Jon Chandler

(Founded Hub Consulting in 2001)

Capabilities

  • Supply chain evaluation and optimisation
  • Outsourcing and Bid management
  • Negotiation and project implementation
  • Detailed acquisition, business case and synergy analysis preparation
  • Due diligence and M&A deal sourcing

Industry Expertise

  • Government, Defence and Police
  • Transport and Logistics
  • FMCG / Beverage / Industrial
  • Retail
  • Oil & Gas

Key Achievements

  • A proven record of adding value to clients
  • Led the costing effort for the successful $3.1 billion LHD Amphibious warship project
  • Led the successful financial volume and pricing negotiations for DIDS (Defence Integrated Distribution System), a $1 billion outsourcing project
  • Led numerous strategy and due diligence engagements for Hub's clients with successful outcomes in every case
  • Prior, responsible for winning and setting up a market leading logistic companys first overseas operations in Thailand, which comprised the acquisition of the ESSO and EXXON company fleets and the employment of 280 staff
  • Responsible for securing and implementing logistics contracts totalling in excess of $55m per annum with a number of major corporations including Woolworths, Bonlac and Carter Holt Harvey
  • Worked in the offshore oil industry as a Senior Engineer on wildcat exploration wells in the North Sea, South East Asia, Africa and Australasia

Qualifications / Other

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Graduate School of Management (UNSW)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology from Plymouth University
  • Restricted Security Clearance

Tony Rasmussen

Capabilities

  • Project Management of large-scale and complex programs
  • Capture management
  • Bid Management
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Organisational mobilisation and integration

Industry Expertise

  • Government and Defence
  • Communications
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace

Key Achievements

  • Twenty five years experience in managing large-scale mission-critical projects in Australia and internationally
  • Successfully managed the bid for the $1 billion Defence Integrated Distribution System
  • on behalf of an international client, managed and coordinated the development of the proposal for the Protected Military Vehicle (Light).
  • Mobilised and led the bid team for the $6 billion Air Warfare Destroyer program
  • Developed and implemented structured project management processes and procedures for corporate clients providing greater certainty of outcome

Qualifications / Other

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics & Communication)
  • Restricted Defence Security Clearance

Mark Leatham

Capabilities

  • Project Management of large-scale and complex programs in the joint and single service logistics arena
  • Capture management
  • Bid Management
  • Strategic Analysis and policy development
  • Organisational mobilisation and integration

Industry Expertise

  • Government and Defence (USA / Australia / Iraq)
  • Aerospace
  • Communications
  • Logistics

Key Achievements

  • Twenty seven years Airforce Background leading large-scale mission-critical projects in Australia, USA (Pentagon) and Bagdad
  • Successfully managed large programs that included:
    • Australian Joint Task Force Headquarters (HQ) in Baghdad as the Director of Operational Support for the Middle East area of operation;
    • HQ Joint Operations Command as the Director of Logistics Operations;
    • F-111 Weapon System sustainment program;
    • Total support to Australian Defence Force deployments throughout South East Asia and the Middle East;
    • United States Air Force (USAF) Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) program ($40b);
    • Director of Logistics Operations for global exercises and operations
    • Leading Logistics firm National Business Manager – Government and Defence responsible for stakeholder engagement, customer relations, new and existing business as well as leading bids within this portfolio

Qualifications / Other

  • Completion of extensive military education and profession training programs
  • Active Australian Government Top Secret (NV2) Security Clearance
  • Certified Professional Logistician – Logistics Association of Australia (LAA)
  • Graduate & Member – Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Master Personal Trainer – Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF)
  • England Rugby Union Schoolboy International and Australian Services Rugby Union representative
  • Various commendation and active service medals (Australia, USA and Iraq)

Hector Donohue AM

Capabilities

  • Project Management
  • Capture management
  • Bid Management
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Business Development

Industry Expertise

  • Defence
  • Communications and Security
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing

Key Achievements

  • 37 years in Royal Australian Navy, achieving the rank of Commodore
  • 17 years experience in senior leadership roles for leading defence contractors
  • Won and managed the Minehunter shipbuilding program for ADI
  • Capture managed the successful $3b Amphibuous warship program as GM Strategic Planning and Business Development for Tenix
  • Director of the Australian Shipbuilders Association Board

Qualifications / Other

  • BA (Mathematical Studies), University of Canberra
  • MA (First Class), Political Science, University of NSW
  • Graduate Australian Administrative Staff College, Mount Eliza
  • Restricted Security Clearance (Secret lapsed)

Alex McClaren csc


Capabilities

  • Supply Chain operational and change management
  • Project planning and implementation
  • Complex procurements, contract negotiation and management
  • Business development and strategic planning

Industry Expertise

  • Government and Defence
  • FMCG
  • Print
  • Manufacturing
  • Third Party Logistics

Key Achievements

  • Thirty years experience in Defence, private and public corporate environments in    various senior executive appointments
  • Awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross in the Queen’s Birthday Australian Honours List for outstanding achievement, exceptional judgement, skills and dedication in the delivery of logistic services
  • Led teams that have tendered won, negotiated and implemented various commercial third party logistic contracts >AUS$20m/annum
  • Planned and managed major cost reduction projects across various commercial entities
  • Implementation manager and lead Defence negotiator of a 10-year, AS$240m commercial out-sourcing contract for the storage, distribution and maintenance for the Australian Defence Force
  • Two year secondment to the FBI, US Army, US Navy and various US civil police departments in undertaking training, teaching and operational consultancy

Qualifications / Other

  • Master of Management Studies (Logistics), University of NSW
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies, University of New England
  • Graduate Diploma of Management, Australian Army Command and Staff College
  • Diploma of Resource Management
  • Diploma of Explosives Management and Handling
  • Diploma of Logistics Management, US Army Logistics Management College
  • Certificate in UN Logistics Operations, United Nations Training Academy
  • Restricted Defence Security Clearance (Secret lapsed)