The Kennedy Company’s recent assignments include:

  • Specialist expert adviser to Deloitte and the Business Council of Australia on Australia’s innovation strategy.
  • Facilitating an industry workshop on Design-Led Innovation.
  • Compiling the evidence and detailing the elements of a strategy to transform South Australia’s manufacturing industry.
  • Assistance with assessing progress on South Australia’s manufacturing transformation, and accelerating change.
  • Writing the draft manufacturing strategy and action plan that resulted in the launch and implementation of the South Australian Government’s Manufacturing Works
  • Advice on the essential attributes of knowledge hubs and precincts and potent policy action available to the NSW Government as part of the implementation of the State’s economic development framework.
  • Analysis of an emerging knowledge hub for energy technology and services in Newcastle and the Hunter Region of NSW.
  • Development of a submission for support for a supply chain cluster for the Australian subsidiary of a large multinational corporation in the mining equipment, technology and services industries.
  • Advice on a strategy to enhance the prosperity and resilience of small and family businesses in South Australia.
  • Analysis of a potential creative and digital industries cluster in inner Sydney
  • Presentations to entrepreneurs, family businesses and other clients of Deloitte Private on future scenarios and creating a competitive edge.
  • Assistance in the recruitment of a Creative Industries Cluster Manager for a local government economic development board.
  • Mentoring support for several small businesses and start-ups.
  • Co authoringGlobal Perspectives on Achieving Success in High and Low Cost Operating Environments” with Göran Roos. This title features a collection of research and case studies on succeeding in contemporary highly competitive and volatile business environments in various regions of the world. It’s available to purchase on the IGI Global website or via Amazon.