The LeadershipHQ Advisory Board is our very own brains trust, providing us with strategic advice and support to help us achieve our vision.
The Board is made up of CEOs and senior executives who are just as passionate about great leadership as we are. They generously give their time and expertise to help us grow and flourish.
Advisory Board Member
Alastair Dawson is a visionary and strategic execution specialist with extensive experience in business transformational turnarounds, leading staff and organisational development, building organisational success through collaboration, and creating financial and operational sustainability.
He is a respected executive with more than 25 years’ experience in driving organisational improvement through entrepreneurial goal-setting, business realignment, disruptive innovation and effective execution of strategy.
Alastair is a truly transformational leader and CEO who leads with purpose and is an exceptional problem solver.
After leading CPM’s key projects in South-east Queensland, including Port of Brisbane Port Drive Upgrade, MBRC Moreton Bay Rail & Brisbane International Cruise Terminal and delivering strategically significant projects for clients from the private and public sectors, Neil was appointed to the role of CPM Consolidated Group CEO in January 2018.
An Engineer by profession with 30+ years experience in roles ranging from operations, maintenance, asset management and project management, Neil combines technical excellence with business acumen, strategic thinking, continuous learning and a commitment to facilitating success for businesses, projects and people to unlock the ‘hidden value’ for clients and businesses.
Tony Markwell has more than 25 years of experience advising a range of organisations with a particular emphasis on mid-sized businesses. He focuses on helping business owners plan and grow their business to ultimately achieve long term profitability and sustainability.
In his almost 20 years with Grant Thornton, he has held a number of roles including Board member, National Head of Private Advisory, and Managing Partner.
Tony has extensive experience in the transport, manufacturing and agricultural industries. He is an expert in advising on succession issues, critical issues planning and developing and implementing business strategies. His specialty is the provision of advisory services to growing businesses including funding, taxation, and operational matters.
Vivienne Anthon is an experienced management consultant, presenter and executive level facilitator with a unique ability to get issues, ideas and insights out on the table with empathy and humour.
Vivienne has significant expertise in developing and delivering on strategy, supporting productive and respectful relationships in management teams, building management capability and ultimately a management premium.
And she has a creative side too. Vivienne is a gift wrapping expert who founded Australia’s only gift wrapping service and consultancy.