Our Team

STUART WHITEHEAD
PRINCIPAL
Previous: Director, Deloitte, 333 Capital
swhitehead@whiteheadadvisory.com.au

Stuart is the Principal of Whitehead Advisory and has over 15 years’ experience in the delivery of Strategy Consulting, Performance Improvement, Information Systems and Corporate Finance engagements. Stuart is responsible for working with clients to diagnose their specific issues and oversee the delivery of the appropriate solution. Stuart is based in Geelong, Victoria. Stuart has a depth of experience in delivering strategic and performance improvement advice, investigative accountants reviews, business acquisitions and disposals, cash and working capital reviews, cost reduction reviews, pre-lend reports, and IT selection and implementation engagements.

Stuart has a depth of experience in advising both growing, under performing and distressed business of ASX listed Boards and Management teams, private businesses and start-ups.

Stuart has experience in agribusiness, manufacturing, engineering, wholesale, retail, construction, publishing, transport, and not-for-profit.

Stuart is a member of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce, Geelong Chamber of Commerce, Geelong Business Club and Geelong Manufacturing Council.

Some of the great consulting talent at Whitehead Advisory includes:

 

MICHAEL JOHNS
TRANSACTION SERVICES
Previous: Director, Deloitte ABN Amro
michael@whiteheadadvisory.com.au
Michael is an experienced Corporate Advisor with a depth of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital raising (bank debt, structured finance, equity capital), Financial Modelling, Corporate Strategy and Profit Improvement. Whilst being industry agnostic, Michael has deep experience in the following industries: Logistics, Manufacturing/Wholesaling Distribution, Quarrying, Mining Services, Non-Bank Financial Services, Food Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Education, Import/Wholesale.

 

MARK DE LA RUE
FINANCIAL MODELLING
Previous: IFM, Coles Myer
mark@whiteheadadvisory.com.au
Mark is a Financial Modelling professional with extensive experience in financial model development, data analysis, financial reporting assistance and client training. Mark was employed in the infrastructure group of Industry Funds Management, which currently manages over $7 billion of infrastructure assets throughout Australia, UK, Europe and USA. Previously Mark was employed with a number of energy companies, including Duke Energy International (subsequently acquired by Alinta Ltd), Sithe Energies Australia, Detroit Diesel Allison Australia, Sunlaw Energy Corporation and the Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria.

 

ANDY POWELL
OPERATIONS
Previously: Director, Deloitte Consulting
andy@whiteheadadvisory.com.au
Andy is a specialist in omni-channel retail, digital commerce and supply chain, with 25 years’ experience in operations, commercial management, supply chain and systems, Andy’s clients include Woolworths, All Saints Estate Wines, T2, Birdsnest, Pandora, Adairs, Repco, Target, Myer, Toyota, IGA, Jack & Jill Kids. Super-AMart and Toll, as well as clients in the energy, telco and government sectors. He has implemented strategies in customer engagement and service, supply chain fulfilment and retail operations, and new contracts and commercial arrangements.