Jan Kautsky

Jan has an extensive track record of delivering process and systems improvement using highly Agile and collaborative techniques. This has been achieved across many sectors, including: aviation & transport; education; energy; financial services (banking, insurance, superannuation); healthcare; and government.

Jan is both a strategic and analytical consultant, who works closely with business stakeholders to clearly understand and articulate changes that will support organisational objectives. He engages equally well with front-line staff to assess detailed activities, data, and impact on current processes. Drawing on his broad experiences with major change initiatives, Jan prepares and facilitates change plans focused on delivering staged improvements, combining Lean and Agile-based techniques with critical systems and structural thinking.

With a specialty in identifying and optimising technology solutions to meet organisational, customer, and employee needs, Jan has prepared and facilitated implementation of comprehensive business and technical improvements. He has conducted evaluations of the many solution options available to clients, providing valuable guidance on cost, complexity, timeframe, risks, and benefits. He has led multiple projects using sprint-based and Minimum Viable Product approaches to solution implementation, based on rapid iterations and highly collaborative teams.

Jan’s significant projects have been for clients including: Australian Industry Group; Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; Australian Health Service Alliance; Emergency Services & State Super (VIC); Consumer Affairs Victoria; Department of Health & Human Services (VIC); Energy Australia; Melbourne Airport; Northern Territory Airports; Office of Transport Security; Members Health Fund Alliance; Pillar Administration (superannuation); Royal Flying Doctor Service (QLD); State Trustees (VIC); Teachers Health Fund; Victorian Institute Of Forensic Medicine; Westpac; and World Vision.

Prior to joining Bevington Group, Jan managed complex global financial trading systems for both a major Australian bank and a private investment fund. These largely in-house, real-time, business-critical applications were continuously adapted to provide successful and highly profitable solutions to all internal and external stakeholders for over twenty years.

Jan has a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences from the University of Adelaide.