“Today knowledge has power.
It controls access to opportunity and advancement.”
— Peter Drucker
Where the Passion Begins
Mike has more than 30 years of International Project Operations and Maintenance Management experience. He has held management roles in various aspects of oil and gas production, and has developed a deep technical knowledge of production efficiency strategies and their implementation into both green field and brown field applications.
His areas of expertise lie in the identification of operational issues and the development of fit for purpose solutions which combine people, process and technology to achieve optimum outcomes from complex problems.
Mike also has extensive knowledge of Operational Readiness Programs and the preparation of teams and processes for “go-live” including development of operational and maintenance frameworks and processes.
Senior Partner - Practice Lead Change Leadership
Kait is a creative and passionate organizational change management and communications specialist, with extensive experience as a leadership coach.
Her practice focuses on training, coaching and supporting business owners and corporate leaders in the area of: change management, communications, organizational design/effectiveness, process improvement, resilient leadership and team development.
Kait is known for her unique change management strategies that help assess business readiness and encourage a willingness to adopt new processes, technologies or behaviours.
Her practice sees no industry boundaries;
she's a dynamic and engaged master facilitator and team member. Her strength in connecting with and caring for people helps her anticipate and respond to stakeholder expectations during change.
Michael has 20 years of asset management and reliability expertise and has led many large-scale projects in North America. He has provided guidance on the importance of operational and maintenance reliability. He has implemented solutions to keep equipment running without unexpected outages that typically result in high expenditures and lost production.
He has used his technical experiences to help design application interfaces facilitating communication to and from various protocols, and ultimately providing integrated program solutions benefiting “data isolated” business functions within an organization.
Michael has a passion for people, he is currently a part-time pursuant of a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
Theunis van der Linde
Theunis is an experienced and seasoned business and operations leader and has range of experiences that traverse both being the client, and being the advisor. Having held senior roles in the mining industry, he uses his first hand problem solving experiences to understand, develop and follow through with tailored solutions. Over time he has developed a keen interest, ability and skill set to asses organizational performance. This helps him to identify improvement opportunities and create the value proposition; prior to designing the implementation strategy along with identifying the required capabilities to deliver a successful outcome.
He believes that grit and resilience keep teams true to their objectives, on course and successful in delivering results.