As a Naval Officer with over 20 years’ experience in the Royal Australian Navy Neville gained extensive leadership and management skills as a result of a number of high-ranking appointments, mostly in the operations arena. These appointments placed Neville in management positions accountable for leading, managing and coaching teams and individuals in extremely dynamic operational environments, including warship command. Prominent shore positions included director of a career management directorate leading a team of over sixty-five people and budget in excess of $26 million.

Furthering his knowledge Neville also completed a Masters of Business Administration. This postgraduate qualification enhanced his significant leadership and management expertise with the latest best practice theory and techniques in general, project, change and operations leadership and management. Neville’s relevant experience and postgraduate education led him to create his own management consultancy and partner with Empower Change Consulting.

"I have worked with Neville for over 10 years on change and improvement projects. He is an excellent project manager and his mix of relevant experiences with academic knowledge makes him a great change consultant. His approach is professional, genuine, open and honest. In times of change people respond to that. This makes Neville an essential part of any change team."
Michael Fritschi, Managing Director, Astute Management Consulting, Brisbane

As a consultant Neville has used his leadership and management education and experience to assist organisations to successfully navigate structural reform agendas.

Top 5 Skill Endorsements
  1. Project Management
  2. Organisational Change Management
  3. Leadership and Management mentoring and coaching
  4. Leadership and Management support and enhancement
  5. Workshop/Syndicate Facilitation
Areas of Expertise
  • Leadership and Management support and enhancement
  • Project Management
  • Organisational Change Management
  • Leadership and Management mentoring and coaching
  • Workshop/Syndicate Facilitation
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Training and Assessment
  • Policy, process and procedure development and review
  • Stakeholder consultation and involvement
  • Reporting & Documentation development and review
  • Benefits realisation
Accreditations/Memberships
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) QUT, Brisbane
  • Diploma of Organisational Change Management, Brisbane (RIMER Methodology)
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Science in Sensor Systems Management, Canberra
  • Graduate Certificate in Management QUT, Brisbane
  • Royal Australian Naval Staff College Graduate, Sydney
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Brisbane
  • Certified RIMER practitioner accreditation, Brisbane