Who is Grosvenor Performance Group?

Peter Macfarlane

Peter Macfarlane | Managing Director

A proactive force for good.

We exist to help organisations be the best they can possibly be.

We are a proactive force for good; good for each other, for our clients and for the industries and communities we work within.

We will relentlessly pursue solutions that produce a positive and measurable impact for our clients, the industries within which we operate, and by extension, the community.

Our People

Our Partners

Our Clients

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Our People

You can always spot a Grosvenor person. Whether it’s a senior partner or our office receptionist, our people are always the real deal: professional, diligent and honest.

They’re the kind of people you often hear asking ‘why not?’, ‘what if?’ and ‘how about?’. They have a reputation among our clients for offering fearless advice. What’s more, your team at Grosvenor won’t change every week. The faces that greet you the first time we meet are the same senior people you’ll be meeting week in week out.

Kent Stuart


MBA, Asc. Dip. Valuation, CPV

Leading Grosvenor's Property Advisory practice, Kent has over 30 years property and management experience in consulting, property, banking, finance, investment and insurance industries.

Dr Stefan Gassner

Director, Procurement Practice Lead

PhD (Business), MIntBus, MBus/MEcon, MCIPS

Dr Stefan Gassner is a driven procurement leader with ten years’ experience in supply chain, procurement and commercial management, including internationally.

Dana Cross

Associate Director

BA (German, Anthropology), BSc (Genetics)

Leading Grosvenor’s program evaluation practice, Dana's deep expertise in public sector organisations has been built from over a decade of advising Government on program evaluation, organisational review, optimisation and procurement projects.

Mira Shennan

Associate Director

MComLaw, MIR, BintB, PRINCE2 (ongoing)

Mira Shennan leads Grosvenor’s Organisational Review practice, and is a dedicated and trusted advisor to government organisations.

Peter Macfarlane

Managing Director

B App Sc, Grad Dip Bus (Mgmt), MCIPS

Peter has significant experience in procurement and reviewing program and service delivery arrangements, with recent experience in most of the large Australian Government agencies.

Nicholas Leask

Associate Director

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Nicholas leads the GPG ICT Procurement practice. With over 30 years experience in the ICT industry and 20 years working on procurement consulting, he has delivered some of the largest and most complex technology procurement deals in Victoria.

Charitee Davies

Associate Director

BSc, SIC Auditor, Grad. Dip. Auditor/Lead Auditor, Cert IV in Risk Management, Environmental Management, Training & Workplace Assessment

Charitee brings 25 years of experience leading major reforms and transformations within the public sector, and an extensive background in complex consulting assignments across government and large enterprises.

Kristy Hornby

Associate Director, ELT member


Kristy is one of Grosvenor’s most experienced public sector advisors, with over six years of experience advising clients on complex program evaluation, organisational review and procurement projects.

Peter Hurditch

Senior Manager

Dip Project Mgmt (PMBOK), Foundation Cert IT Service Mgmt (ITIL)

Peter Hurditch is an experienced professional with well honed business acumen, refined across a career of senior roles in the public and private sectors.

Evie Cuthbertson

Senior Manager

B. Arts (Hons English)

Evie is an experienced manager with over 15 years' experience consulting to the public sector.

Sarika Bhana

Senior Manager

Master of Arts in Organisational Psychology, University of Witwatersrand, Prince 2 Project Management (Foundation)

Sarika is a Senior Management at GPG based in Sydney. She is an Organisational/ Industrial Psychologist by profession with 8+ years in management consulting with 6+ years focused on public sector consulting.

Georgina Roberts

Senior Manager

BBusMan (Business Economics), BA (International Relations)

Georgina is experienced in delivering review, evaluation, business improvement and procurement projects for a range of public and private sector clients.

Hannah Cotching

Senior Manager

BA (Politics and International Studies), BCom (Economics)

Hannah is a dynamic Senior Manager and Head of Grosvenor’s Victorian Operations. A highly motivated individual, Hannah has spent the past decade working with organisations and teams across the public, private, higher education and non-for-profit sectors to identify how they can improve and what they need to do to achieve it.

Stefano Ferrarini

Senior Manager

Stefano is a highly experienced procurement and commercially savvy individual who has worked across the public sector at City of Sydney Council, for some Australia's leading private companies and for Non-for-Profit organisations.

Anton Palma

Senior Manager

Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Post Graduate Diploma in Management

A seasoned management consultant, he has worked in strategy, change and transformation, and business and continuous improvement in the private and public sectors across multiple industries and geographies.

Ashleigh Fitzgerald

Senior Manager

Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of International Studies, Diploma of Languages (French), Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Cert IV Training and Education, Cert in Engagement (ongoing)

Ashleigh continues to offer value to the public sector through previous experience in both the South Australian and Victorian Governments across various roles ranging from policy and research to public engagement.

Daniel Haine

Daniel Haine


Dip BA, Dip Proj Mgmt.

Daniel is a Manager at GPG with deep experience driving projects through to completion. Daniel has a proven history of delivering complex and high profile public sector procurement projects and providing project management services.

Sophie Widdup


Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

Sophie is an experienced project manager and has supported transformative future-proofing initiatives, aiding clients to achieve their strategic outcomes through uplifting both staff and corporate capability, assisting organisations in capability planning, future-proofing and improving performance. Sophie strives to deliver positive impact for our clients by applying a creative and innovative approach to solve problems.

Corina Lorenzi


Postgraduate in International Trade and Commerce, Diploma of Coaching, Diploma in Business Administration, Certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Leadership Development, Emotional Intelligence EIQ-2, 360 Assessments, Negotiation.

A well-rounded professional with vast experience in the Commercial and Organisational Development space, Corina has worked with organisations across a variety of industries, from local government to legal and education to mining, with clients from both public and private sector.

Melanie Learson


Bachelor of Arts (Communication), Master of Arts (Public Art)

Melanie is an expert in policy design with over ten years’ experience in the public sector. Her strength lies in creative approaches to tackling challenging policy problems.

Alisdair Reeves


BComm (Fin), LLB(Hons), GDLP

Alisdair is a Senior Consultant at Grosvenor and is responsible for providing support for a variety of projects across all of the group’s service offerings.

Sarath Santhakumar

Senior Consultant

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Sarath is a Senior Consultant with GPG based out of our Sydney office. A highly motivated and driven individual, he has worked on multiple procurement advisory engagements for some of the largest clusters in the NSW Government.

Fay Parker

Senior Consultant

BSc (Planning and Development), RICS

Fay has extensive experience in portfolio planning, strategy development and project implementation with the vision to unlock value, drive efficiency and enable her clients to achieve their overarching project and business objectives.

Anjali Parsot

Senior Consultant

Bachelor of Science - BSc Psychology and Statistics

Anjali has joined Grosvenor as a Senior Consultant in the Melbourne office. Coming from a Project Coordinator background, Anjali has previously worked on projects for both national and international clients.

Ned Lawson

Senior Consultant

Graduate Certificate in Business Management, MBA (current)

Ned joins Grosvenor as a senior consultant with experience in both the property and not for profit sector. Previous roles with working on the WOAG property contract have given him a keen insight into the property requirements for a range of organisations.

Rachel Bennetts

Senior Consultant

Bachelor of Educational Studies (BEdSt) Master of Business Administration (MBA) (ongoing)

Rachel is passionate about developing efficient processes to support ongoing business success. She enjoys helping organisations to understand and enhance their effectiveness and efficiency across a range of business practices. Rachel has joined Grosvenor as she nears completion of her MBA from RMIT University, bringing a combination of business training and many years of operational expertise.

Dale Sheppard


B Bus Lead Com, M. Marking

Dale started his professional career in IT consulting and joined Grosvenor as an intern in the final year of his Bachelor of Business Leadership and Commerce. Since then has gained experienced in delivering procurement, property, and public sector projects across states.

Ben Schembri


Bachelor of Business Leadership and Commerce, majoring in Economics and Entrepreneurship

Benjamin graduated from Macquarie university with a Bachelor of Business Leadership and Commerce, majoring in Economics and Entrepreneurship, with a strong focus placed on developing his economic analysis skills and abilities.

Declan O'Reilly

Declan O’Reilly


Masters Global Business, BCom Accounting/Finance

Declan has joined the Grosvenor team as a consultant, having recently graduated with a Masters in Global Business, which follows his undergraduate studies in accounting and finance.

Claire Lee


Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting

Claire is a Consultant with GPG based in our Canberra office. She has a background in auditing, compliance and hospitality, and has experience across a variety of industries including oil and gas trading, food and beverages, accommodation and fitness health.

Jamie Wearing


Bachelor of Ancient History, Master of Research in Media and Communications

Jamie approaches the problem-solving elements of consulting with a unique knowledge base to provide new ways of thinking towards his client’s problems.

Natalie Nombreuse

Finance Manager

BBusCom(Acc), CPA

Natalie has more than twenty years’ experience working in finance roles. Natalie is responsible for the management of Grosvenor’s finance and administrative functions.

Hongxin Zhou

Finance Officer

Currently working towards Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy)

My role brings a fantastic level of flexibility and autonomy that makes signing in to work each day a pleasure and the work that I do is varied and challenging, giving me ample opportunities to grow and learn.

Tina Jovceska

Tina Jovcevska

Office Manager - Canberra

Cert IV WHS, SOA in Project Management Practice, Diploma in Visual Arts (ongoing)

With 13 years experience in the consulting sector, Tina's vital role supports the Grosvenor team across the Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne offices.

Holly Runciman

Office Manager - Melbourne

Bachelor of Business (Management) Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Ongoing)

Holly is the Melbourne Office Manager and has recently shifted to a hybrid role which encompasses People Support Officer, assisting our People Manager with the HR function, as well as internal projects.

Nadine Neate

Marketing Manager

BCom Marketing Hons. UOW, MCom Business Law and Finance UNSW, Project Management Essentials USYD

Nadine joins Grosvenor with a depth of marketing experience across several sectors including government, universities, corporate and not-for-profit.

Our Partners and Affiliates

We use a range of trusted partners and affiliates to provide further subject matter and technical expertise to our projects.

Progressive Systems





Technology procurement



Piazza Research


Paul Hartley

Hartcorp Services

Project/Program Development, Strategic Procurement, Contract Implementation, Contract Management, Continuous Improvement

Jason Penrose

Procurement Consulting Specialist

Carol Dale

C E Dale Consulting Services

Specialist Procurement Advisor and Bid Coordinator

Andrew Raper



Rod Tasker

Finance and e-commerce

Dr Rosemary James

Natural Resource Management Consulting

PhD, MEc, MSc, BAgrSc

Tony O’Connor

Butler Caroye

Travel procurement

Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon Consulting

Cards and payment industry expert

Andrew Donnelly

Pinchae Consulting

BCom and MCom (Economics)

Martin Leitch

FM Scope

BSc, FBIFM, MRICS, Accredited Mediator NMAS (RICS), CertIV in Training and Assessment.

Ross Macfarlane

RM The Risk Manager

WHS, risk, quality, environmental

Andy Mathur

Economics and Statistics

PhD Candidate (Econ), M. Econ, B. Econ (Social Sc)

David Alexander

Holistic Asset Management

MsEM Maintenance & Reliability Engineering, CMRP

Our Clients

Our clients represent a broad cross section of Government, public and private sector organisations. Highlighted below are a selection of clients we've worked with.

Our Clients