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Western Australia

Head Office
Wesley Central.
2 Cantonment Street,
Fremantle WA 6160
(Level 1, Behind The Church)

PO Box 1616, Fremantle WA 6959

1300 958 085

admin@businessfoundations.com.au

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Victoria

Melbourne Office
The Commons
80 Market Street,
South Melbourne Victoria 3205

1300 958 085

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Meet The Team

Our people have hands-on, day-to-day experience in every aspect of running a business, as well as access to the tools, resources and programs you need to achieve your goals.


CONSULTING TEAM

Phil Kemp

Phil Kemp

Chief Executive

Phillip is an industry expert in the field of small business development, holding a number of key positions on national boards and associations regarding business incubation.He has been published widely on SME and micro-business development, and has conducted research on the provision of SME and micro-enterprise advisory and support services. Phillip has a passion for working with people who are starting a business, growing their company, being innovative, looking to export, changing the status quo, or making the world a better place.

Susan O'Byrne

Susan O'Byrne

Project Director

Susan is a corporate affairs and business management professional with a breadth of experience across multiple countries and industries. She has spent many years in leadership roles as part of senior leadership teams, and specialising in strategic corporate affairs  issues as well as developing communications, local content and government relations strategies. Susan has expertise in solving complex problems and engaging with stakeholders to develop a good result for every party.

John O'Toole

John O'Toole

State Manager (Victoria)

John is a business manager with over 10 years of experience in Asia Pacific, and expertise in operations, business development, international trade,  production, distribution, sales, marketing, and managing teams. John works with entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses as well as helping them to solve specific business issues.

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

Program Manager

Sarah is an experienced marketing and project management professional who has held several senior positions across government agencies and the private sector. Sarah develops tailored workshops and programs to suit the needs of businesses, local governments and other organisations involved in business support and economic development.


BUSINESS ADVISORY TEAM

Carmelina Fiorentino

Carmelina Fiorentino

Business Advisor & Mentor

Carmelina is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor/ Mentor with extensive experience working with businesses across a range of industry sectors.

She has experience in financial management, strategic planning, governance, and business performance improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Growth Wheel Certified Advisor

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cashflow & Financial Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business improvement and efficiency

Advisory times available

Eric Clock

Eric Clock

Business Advisor & Mentor

Eric helps organisations who specialise in economically disadvantaged youth, develop enterprising skills and entrepreneurship development programs.

His interest lies in co-creating strategies that knit together the ecosystem of youth and young development stakeholders, including fostering working relationships with the private sector to benefit from its intellectual capital.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Management/Business Management
  • Research Doctorate, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Growth Wheel Professional Certified Advisor
  • Certificate IV Teaching and Assessment

Areas of Expertise:

  • Business Model
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales, Marketing & Digital Presence
  • Systems & Operational efficiencies

Advisory times available

Zoe Campbell

Zoe Campbell

Digital Advisor

Zoe Campbell is a Digital Advisor helping organisations understand their digital needs and building customised digital action plans to maximise their use of digital tools to support their business.

Zoe has a background as a digital literacy specialist in education, leading transformative projects integrating AI, immersive technologies and developing Learning Management Systems (LMS). Having run two small businesses in the past, she has a unique perspective on the challenges faced by small business owners. Zoe leverages her wealth of knowledge and experience to empower small businesses, bridging the gap between digital tools and business success.


PROGRAM MANAGEMENT TEAM

Nicola Mahon

Nicola Mahon

Self-Employment Assistance Program Manager

Nicola is an experienced business trainer and assessor who has delivered business advice, training and qualifications across a number of RTOs. As our Self-Employment Assistance Program Manager, Nicola delivers our Self-Employment Assistance training and oversees program administration. Nicola’s business knowledge and passion for small business owners provides for engaging lectures where she facilitates thought-provoking discussions. She is particularly skilled in marketing management and communications and has helped countless businesses reach their goals.

Joseph Walsh

Joseph Walsh

Program Facilitator

Deborah Sinclair

Deborah Sinclair

Receptionist

Smitha Kutty

Smitha Kutty

Administrative Officer


MARKETING & OPERATIONS TEAM

Alice Schaberau

Alice Schaberau

Marketing Officer

Giselle Laramee-Jupp

Giselle Laramee-Jupp

Senior Bookkeeper

Acknowledgement Of Country

Business Foundations acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

Victoria

The Commons
80 Market Street,
South Melbourne VIC 3205
admin@businessfoundations.com.au

Western Australia

Wesley Central
2 Cantonment Street,
Fremantle WA 6160
admin@businessfoundations.com.au

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