Below are some of the mature age professionals registered with Map consulting group.

All our consultants are selected for their knowledge and experience, values and integrity and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

All have demonstrated a life-long commitment to making our community and/or the planet a better place.

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Social Impact, Innovation and Collaboration, Social Enterprise experience

Areas of expertise:  strategy, systems thinking, innovation and co-design, stakeholder engagement, social impact (including Postgraduate study at UNSW Centre for Social Impact).

With over 30 years’ experience in the for-purpose sector both in Australia and overseas, Debbie has assisted dozens of organisations and community groups to increase capacity, revenue, quality, and impact. Her experience includes turning a near insolvent social enterprise into a viable entity – delivering skills development and work opportunities for people living with mental health challenges.

NFP experience:

. over 30 years in CEO and management roles with NFPs          . consulting to NFP organisations – providing strategic planning, organisational reviews, evaluations, system/program improvements, governance and leadership capacity building.


Journalist, Storyteller, Media trainer and Mentor

Areas of expertise: communications, in particular a range of storytelling forms (written, audio and video); end-to-end production of corporate documents; development of communications to assist advocacy; experienced media trainer; skilled in developing in-house internships and mentoring programs.

A former journalist with more than three decades of experience in print and digital media, an experienced academic who has taught at three universities, and an established author, who brings a range of skills from identifying and telling stories to finding the best way to communicate those to a broader audience.

NFP experience:
. Storyteller for a peak national NFP organisation
· Former board members of the Melbourne Press Club
· Media trainer for Domestic Violence
· Former board member Melbourne Fringe


Partner - Map Consulting Group. Mergers, Partnerships, Strategy, Business Development

Areas of expertise: change management; mergers, partnerships, strategy & business development, social policy, research. Deep knowledge of disability services, quality, environment, housing and government.

As a consultant Glenn works with Boards and executive teams on strategy, planning, mergers and risk management. He is also keenly interested in ensuring we survive the climate emergency.

Glenn studied at the Harvard Business School, completing the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management program. He holds three degrees in: social work; social policy and research; and accounting. He is currently a ministerial appointee to the Disability Services Board.

NFP experience:
– CEO, NFP Melba Support Services (9 years)
– Board member, Disability Professionals Victoria
– Committee member, National Disability Services’ Vic Committee
– Board member – VCOSS, environmental NFPs.


Planning, Risk, Strategy, Policy research & analysis

Areas of expertise: strategic organisational and business planning, complex research/analysis and policy development,  governance and risk evaluation.

An exceptional economist with vast experience in the higher education environment, government (Commonwealth and state) and independent policy think tanks. Strong focus on planning, strategy and risk.  Accomplished writer of industry and academic publications.

NFP experience:
·  Until end of 2023, Planning, Performance & Risk Associate Director, Victoria University
· Fellow, Centre for Policy Development (and previously Research Director, CPD’s Sustainable Economy Program)


Organisational transformation, Leadership, Funding strategy

Areas of expertise: strategy design and delivery, people & performance, organisational effectiveness, governance, communications, funding strategy and shared value partnerships.

A highly skilled and visionary CEO/senior executive with leadership experience across global business consulting (PwC, Ernst & Young), international NGOs and social enterprise.

NFP experience:
· Senior roles with international NGOs
· CEO of social enterprise
· Board member: women’s health and environment organisations


Principal - Map Consulting Group. Strategy, Governance, Interim Executive

Areas of expertise: strategy, public policy and advocacy campaigns, organisational effectiveness, governance. Available for interim executive assignments.

An ex-solicitor (Mallesons Stephen Jacques), former senior manager in the public sector and political adviser who brings a unique mix of political nous, business acumen and a strong understanding of all levels of government.

NFP experience:
. Consultant adviser on program management, public policy, campaigns and standard setting for national environment, health, indigenous education and consumer groups
· Former Principal solicitor, Consumer Law Centre and Environment Defenders Office (Vic) and former manager Public Interest Advocacy Centre (NSW)
· Churchill Fellow, 2002
· Current & previous board member: health, environment, social enterprises and urban development organisations. Director and President of the National Environmental Law Association, 2009 to 2015


Family and community services specialist

Areas of expertise: management, project management, leadership development, coaching and professional supervision.

Trish has a background in family services, family violence, children’s counselling and child safety. Most recently, Trish headed Education and Coaching with Child Wise and prior to that spent over 15 years with Anglicare Victoria and 7 years at Berry Street Victoria. She is a highly experienced, values driven leader who is calm and agile in the face of challenge and change.

NFP experience:
• Over 22 years working with family and community services sector NFPs.


People and Culture, Coaching, Facilitation

Areas of expertise: Individual and group coaching, development & training programs; facilitation; conflict resolution; indigenous employment and training; organisation culture.

Accomplished HR practitioner having led the delivery of best practice reforms in employee life cycle services – recruitment, selection, induction, performance and management capability over many years. Lynne designed and rolled out the awarded Aboriginal employment resource (Kareeta Yirramboi) in the Victorian public service, increased Aboriginal graduate employment from an imperceptible level to 10 per cent of all graduate hires and maintained a 100 per cent retention rate of Aboriginal graduates over four consecutive years.

NFP experience:

• Volunteer – Trescowthick Centre; SYN Media (Australian youth-run media organisation that provides training and broadcast opportunities for young people) – training and coaching.


Business mentor, IT

Areas of expertise: IT strategy and delivery, projects & transformations, soft skill training.

Kevin believes that organisations can achieve more of their purpose if they can make more productive use of their people, processes and systems. He has more than 20 years’ of international commercial experience in Asia Pac, India, UK and America. Qualified and experienced in business coaching, IT application systems, business case evaluations, change management, facilitation and training.

NFP experience:
· Current school board member
. Former board member: neighborhood learning and community support and information centres
· NFP Board Leadership, Leadership Victoria, 2016


Business/Commercial, Project Management, Reporting

Areas of expertise: project management, business development, outsourcing and supplier management, reporting and publications.

A senior business leader with proven ability to drive complex projects across geographically and culturally diverse locations. Extensive international experience with business case development, financial analysis and planning, team building and continuous improvement.

NFP experience:
· Event assistance to NFP for disadvantaged families
· Script writer for secondary college end of year film
· Guest lecturer in Project Management at RMIT University


Quality and compliance

Areas of expertise: quality standards and compliance; strategy and business planning; people management, cultural change.

A highly experienced leader in disability services and aged care with a focus on quality standards, organisational culture and excellence in front-line management. Experience in acquisition and new build project management.

NFP experience:
· Previously Executive Officer for NFP Aged Care Group, CEO of NFP disability services organisation and Program Manager, Health Sciences with regional TAFE
· Ambassador for the Stroke Foundation since 2013
· Bendigo Innovation and Inventors Awards organising committee member since 2015
· Facilitator for Bendigo Writers Festival
· Mentor for ‘Make a Change Australia’


CFO / Financial Controller

Areas of expertise: reviews and enhancements of internal controls and business systems; compliance reporting; financial analysis & reporting; grant management; cash flows projections/forecasts and management; financial and operational auditing; governance & risk management; staff & board training; ERP reviews

Steven has been a senior auditor and consultant with Ernst & Young, CFO of a publicly listed property development company and Financially Controller of a NFP with annual turnover of >$100 M. He possesses a well-balanced blend of people skills and technical competency and believes in team spirit and teamwork to get things done.

NFP experience:
· Employed by NFP for over 4 years – knows and understands the regulators (ACNC, Worksafe, State Revenue Offices, ATO)