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Consulting services

Among other activities we undertake, we offer a range of consulting services, including:

  • economic feasibility
  • grant writing assistance
  • investment facilitation
  • program and project evaluation
  • regional skills and labour solutions
  • skills and training needs assessment
  • workforce strategy and planning
  • workplace culture health checks.

 

Our CEO Michael Claessens has:

  • led a major program of evaluation of NSW government’s Biosecurity and Food Safety programs
  • previously been General Manager of Agrifood Skills Solutions
  • trained as an economist
  • worked as a management consultant 
  • wide experience at a senior level in Federal Government including international investment attraction, high technology, agriculture and food industry policy and the tourism and aviation industries
  • had responsibility for running multi-million dollar national projects and programs, involving hundreds of individual companies and expansive regional networks
  • was the architect of a break-through energy sustainability program for food manufacturers and assisting disadvantaged job seekers in regions
  • maintains strong networks across industry and government
  • received significant recognition and awards for his achievements in skills development, innovation and policy change.