The Team

Dale Coutts

When it comes to the recruitment and induction side of HR, Dale has vast experience. Working closely with businesses to attract and retain the right people is key to minimising your HR issues and forms the key drivers when working with businesses and individuals

Behavioural profiling, task profiling and attracting great applicants to business is a speciality.

This latest venture into the HR world is a natural alignment with the work that Dale has done with business over the past 15 years as a multi award winning consultant.

Phil Roberts

Phil is no stranger to success as both a business owner and competitive player in the corporate world. Phil is an experienced consultant and has a successful track record in sales, marketing and team building, both in his own companies and the businesses with whom he consults.

Operating and working in all parts of the private sector has given Phil an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that exist for businesses who are striving for the next level of success, whether they be small or large organizations.

He specialises in;

  • Business Planning
  • Employee engagement
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Franchising

Phil is passionate about consulting and the opportunity to help business owners achieve their vision and goals.

He believes “Being in business should add more life to your years, not more working years to your life” … and his mission is to help business owners do just that.

Bob Aley

Bob is a strategic international senior HR Executive and Management Consultant. He has developed and implemented comprehensive business and HR solutions for several national and international organisations at the highest level, especially in the areas of change management, organisational development and business transformation. Bob has also undertaken a variety of executive roles, including his appointment as the inaugural Group General Manager HR for the Building Products Group of Boral Limited, covering Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia. Bob now focuses on helping Australian businesses adapt to current HR, WH&S and organisational best practice requirements and has advised dozens of Australian companies over the past few years on ways of overcoming their organisational issues and improving their internal structures and procedures.

Graham Firth

Graham has comprehensive skills and knowledge of Human Resources Management and consulting, developed over more than thirty years. He has worked in HRM for a number of major international companies including Unilever, LaPorte Chemicals Group, British Oxygen Corporation and P&O Stevedoring, as well as a start-up listed telecommunications company, PowerTel, in Australia. He also spent three years employed by IBM as a Principal in the IBM Business Consulting Group.

His experience covers a range of industries including not-for-profits, consumer goods manufacturing, industrial gases (B2B environment), chemicals, IT and service industries including stevedoring, consulting and telecommunications. His focus in recent years has been to apply the skills and knowledge learned over his career to assisting small and medium businesses as their “outsourced HR department”.

Graham is also an accomplished Change Manager, developing these skills during his time at IBM and utilising them in a number of major organisation redesign projects, as well as for smaller levels of change in his client’s businesses. Graham has led a number of consulting engagements involving organisational reviews and restructuring.

In the last ten years, Graham has designed, developed and delivered a number of management and leadership development programs for roles from front line supervisors to executive management teams. He has also designed and developed a number Performance Management programs, including the initial training programs required to support the implementation of the programs.