Brett Smith

Brett is a highly experienced business transformation specialist who has led a large number of complex assignments. As an expert operating model and process reengineering leader, he has used his skills across many industries including, higher education, healthcare, utilities, financial services, supply chain services, manufacturing, government services, retail, telecommunications, transport, and FMCG supply.

Brett is renowned as a highly pragmatic leader of transformation programs. His experience allows him to grasp and help guide solutions from process, structure and systems perspectives. His Lean concept mindset combined with his Agile approach to improvement allows him to efficiently create unique analyses and storylines to help guide change, and he is a trusted advisor based on his no-nonsense guidance on what will really work in a given environment.

Brett is highly skilled at defining and delivering large scale transformation programs. This covers opportunity identification, solution design, business case development, program design, implementation planning and mobilisation, governance setup and metrics design and deployment.

Brett’s broad range of clients have included: AHSA (Australian Health Service Alliance); Amcor; ANZ; Austrade; Australian Super; Australian Post; Ausgrid; Baptcare; Bartter-Steggles; Coles Group; Credit Union Australia; Deakin University; Energy Australia; GE Money; Heinz; Hirdaramani; Industry Funds Management; Ixom; Khan Bank of Mongolia; Laminex; Linear Managed Accounts; NAB; Optus; Orora; Pacific Brands; Pacific Hydro; Public Transport Victoria, State Trustees; St George Banking Group; Southern Health; State Trustees; Telstra; Transdev; University of Melbourne; Virgin Australia; and Westpac.

Brett’s government clients have included: AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency); ACT Shared Services; Austrade; Department of Human Services (Federal); Department of Health Victoria; DFAT; and Office of Transport Security.

Prior to joining Bevington, Brett worked in the manufacturing sector, initially delivering turnkey projects to industry leaders such as: Nestle; Monsanto; Parke Davis; Kraft; Optus; Procter & Gamble; Murray Goulburn; Inghams; Bonlac/Fonterra; and Mars Confectionary. His manufacturing experience honed his innate pragmatism and fostered a life-long interest in process improvement.

Brett’s formal qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, and Honours degree in Chemical Engineering, both from the University of Melbourne.