Our Team

Deep strategic expertise and hands-on pragmatic approach to value creation

Leadership Team

Our leadership team combines significant experience in strategy consulting with hands-on experience of investing in businesses and taking on senior executive roles. We bring a pragmatic approach to strategic advisory services, ensuring our recommendations are actionable in the real world and are tailored to the specific strategic context within which a business operates.

Andrew Hone

Andrew Hone
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Andrew Hone has over 20 years' experience as a management consultant. During that time he has worked across a broad range of sectors, with a focus on strategy consulting, strategy execution and commercial due diligence.

Prior to founding Zenith Strategy Associates, Andrew Hone was a partner with L.E.K. Consulting, and a Principal with Bain & Company. He has worked extensively across the UK, Europe and Australia.

Andrew Hone has a MBA (with distinction) from London Business School, and a MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

Dan Dempsey

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Dan Dempsey has over 30 years' experience in strategy, private equity and turnaround solutions. He was a parner with L.E.K. Consulting, where he worked with clients across TMT, private equity and building materials. He is currently a director and shareholder of Console Group Pty Ltd., a Listed Real Estate software company, and Embed Pty. Ltd., a business providing software and hardware solutions to Out of Home leisure businesses.

Dan has previously held a number of senior executive roles, including interim CEO of Tradelink, Australia’s second largest plumbing supply chain, Interim CEO of Onsite Equipment Rental and CEO of Global Television Australia’s largest outdoor broadcasting company. As a director and shareholder of Ezidebit, one of Australia’s largest payment processors, he oversaw the execution of the strategy and successful sale of the business.

Dan Dempsey has a MBA from Macquarie Business School, and a B.Bus for Queensland University of Technology.

Consulting Team

Our consulting team are experienced strategy consultants drawn from the ranks of the leading international firms. They combine deep analytical and strategic capabilities with a pragmatic and collaborative approach to client engagement.

Nick

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Nick has over 10 years' experience in strategy and performance improvement gained at top-tier boutique consultancies and ‘in-house’ with Wesfarmers.

He has experience across a range of heavy-industry sectors, including mining, energy, electricity and manufacturing, as well as in financial services in Australia and Europe, including significant experience in delivering large scale cost reduction and business improvement programs.

Nick has a B.Comm. from the University of Sydney.

Jason

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Jason is an experienced strategy consultant with over 7 years of experience. He previously worked at Port Jackson Partners and the Commonwealth Bank. Most recently he was Head of Strategy at Koala.com. 
 
He has experience across growth and product strategy, business improvement strategy and due diligence work across retail, financial services, building materials, infrastructure and healthcare.
 
Jason has an Arts degree (with a major in Philosophy) and a Commerce degree (with first class honours in Econometrics) from the University of Sydney.

Daniel

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Daniel is an experienced strategy and operations consultant with more than 5 years' experience. He previously worked for Port Jackson Partners and Acccenture, and has gained entrepreneurial experience through establishing a tourism business of his own.

Daniel has a Bachelor of Commerce and Economics from the University of New South Wales with Distinction, and a Cert. IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Fred

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Fred has 10 years’ experience in management consulting (including 5 years at Bain & Company) and corporate strategy departments (at Telstra).

He has expertise in corporate and BU strategy, M&A / due diligence and customer strategy across a range of sectors including construction and building products, mining, telecommunications, financial services and retail.

Fred has an Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris, with majors in Industrial Engineering, Strategy, Marketing and Finance

David

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David has over 5 years’ experience in management consulting and corporate advisory through his previous roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Fujitsu Consulting.

He has worked on strategy and corporate finance engagements across a range of sectors including financial services, mining, telecommunications, infrastructure and energy.

David has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree and a Master of Commerce (Finance major) degree from the University of New South Wales.

Julian

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Julian has over 5 years of experience as a strategy consultant with McKinsey in Europe as well as Deloitte Consulting and Westpac Group Strategy in Australia.

He has had exposure to a range of different industries such as financial services, public sector, transport and logistics.

Julian is a PhD candidate in Geopolitics at The University of Sydney and has multiple degrees in business and international management from universities across Europe and Australia.

Maarten

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Maarten has over 6 years of strategy consulting experience working for the KPMG Global Strategy Group across the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, Turkey and Australia. Before joining KPMG he worked for a boutique corporate finance and investment firm.

Maarten has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and a Master degree in Finance & Investments from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL).