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David Collogan

General Management
Commercial Accountant
Operations and business management
Start ups, business structures
Accounting/bookwork, finance, cashflow management
Legal Contract law
Legislation - HR/IR, Franchising, EEO, WHS, Sustainability, commercial
Basic marketing knowledge - the 'P' parameters
Business KPI's - business planning/actions
Interfacing HR, WHS, Sales, Operational workflow
Business training, including HR and WHS training etc Qualified and accredited trainer.
Personality traits/types - profiling and how to get the best from others - understanding why we are different


  • Finance-
  • HR-
  • Management-
  • Marketing-
  • Planning-
  • Relationships-
  • Import/Export-
  • Exit/Succession-
  • Governance-


  • Franchising-
  • Public administration inc. Government relationships-
  • Health care and social assistance-
  • Retail trade-
  • Financial and insurance services-
  • Education and training-

Spoken Languages:

State: New South Wales

Primary Locations:

  • Hunter and Central Coast-

Locations by request:

  • (In the Hunter region within 20 mins of the CBD and would include Lake Macquarie region south of Newcastle. Central Coast - limited activity, would prefer they travel to see me as this is too far to travel. Open to travel into other areas if some reimbursement with klms and time could be arranged. )

Mentoring available by:

  • In Person, Face to Face in (New South Wales) or by Phone and online

I can also deliver mentoring by phone and online

Current Occupation:

Qualified Business Trainer - accredited Working for RTO's and businesses to do accredited non accredited (customised) courses) Training courses like inductions, WHS, EEO, Sustainability/EPA, Fair Work, Communications Business Manager - Part time Commercial Accounting

Detailed CV:

  • University educated (Masters Degree)

  • Qualified commercial Accountant and qualified business trainer.

  • Sophisticated knowledge of business subjects and statutory responsibilities

  • Strong and proven leadership experience in a senior executive capacity

  • Highly tuned transferable business skills across team management

  • Substantial business acumen and commercial awareness

  • Holder of exceptional interpersonal skills and personal presentation

  • Significant experience across different and changing landscapes

  • Proven stewardship of business activity and improved cultural performance

  • Demonstrated results with advocating improved business behaviour

  • Excellence skills with fostering team and client management

  • Financial Manager, Sales, marketing, HR, WHS, Law, Marketing, Operations

  • Personal and professional attributes

    Business Operation/Improvement Focus: Participate in the development and drive the operationalisation of the growth and business improvement/development strategies, across all revenue streams to drive strategy and annual Operational targets.

    Excellence in Customer Service: Lead the collaboration with other teams in Operations and rest of business to ensure client needs and preferences are identified and seamlessly acted upon to ensure continuous and timely service and resolution of issues.

    Commercial Focus: Develop and drive a commercially focused team to deliver cost-effective services that deliver improved client experience and business results.

    Person-centred: Promote, model and embed a client focused and partnering culture, and person-centred care philosophy to create a signature client experience that is unique to all stakeholders.


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