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NECXUS

Balmain East, NSW 2041

0434 606 188 / 0419 346 085

Meet the partners

 

ASHLEY McGRATH

MANAGING PARTNER

It’s fair to say that careers for coffee drinking, blues-loving drummers with a weakness for travel, photography, and eating well are somewhat limited, so it’s fortunate Ashley's equally passionate about helping people, teams, and organisations work out where they are, where they want to be, and collaborate with them to develop the skills and tools to get there.

Ashley has over 25 years executive leadership experience in businesses such as News Corp, MCN, and Boral both in Sydney and New York. He is a true believer in human centred design and ensuring customers internally and externally have a voice and are part of all solutions. He has added measurable value to the transformation process through Strategy Development, Transformation Design, Program Delivery, and Capability Uplift. 

JARKA KUNOVA

MANAGING PARTNER

Jarka helps businesses respond to rapidly changing business dynamics by leveraging innovation strategies and customer experience design to transform their products, services and operations.

 

Throughout her career, Jarka has helped innovate, design and execute effective business solutions for clients ranging from large corporates to early stage start-ups. Her commitment and dedication as a Growth Strategist, Customer Success Expert and CX Coach means leaders, teams and entrepreneurs she works with develop their own capabilities.

 

In addition to her work at NECXUS, Jarka is a business coach and mentor at Designed by life, a regular panellist with General Assembly and an online course creator and educator.

 

Strategic Alliances

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BRAND
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COMMUNICATIONS
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DIGITAL MARKETING &
 COMMUNICATIONS
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DEVELOPMENT
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RECRUITMENT, PEOPLE/CULTURE

SHARLEY CONSULTING

With over a decade’s experience partnering with corporates, SMEs and start-ups Emma and her team ensure growth through strategic & creative marketing. Their focus in on business objectives, strategy, creative marketing initiatives and engaging in content to drive brand awareness, customer engagement, revenue, retention and other key areas.

Helping businesses transform into a customer-centric approach is a specialty.

 

Emma Sharley has over 12 years’ experience in brand and marketing, and has led marketing for iconic brands including Westfield, Diane Von Furstenberg, Westpac, and T-Mobile. She is the co-founder of retail tech start-up Shop You, regularly teaches and General Assembly, and is an Advisory Board Member for IFAB.

LUCID COMMUNICATIONS

 

Lucid specialises in identifying consumers trends and zeitgeist with a key focus on the building and design industry.

 

Led by Lucy Sutherland who is an experienced Trend Forecaster and Consumer Marketer, Lucid works with brands to fine tune their offerings, scope out product development and execute successful PR and Communications plans to market.

 

Lucid has worked with brands both locally and internationally such as Wattyl, BASF (Glasurit) , Porter’s Paints, Paint Place, Minosa Bathroomware and also managed Colourways (Australian Trend forecast association) as well as being a regular contributor and commentator  to the design media.

OPF CONSULTANCY

We are a full-service marketing consultancy, with a team of incredibly diverse, talented and passionate communicators.  

 

OPF has the knowledge, capability and capacity to research, design, plan, co-ordinate and implement your communication needs. Our diverse experience, background, networks and competencies mean we bring a dynamic mix of perspectives to our work. Through excellent communication strategy and best practice program management we achieve client goals and frequently exceed expectations.

 

We have an agile and responsive team of strategists, creative writers, PR, social media and marketing gurus, savvy website and digital developers, innovative designers, brilliant photographers and videographers and event managers.

 

We solve problems, think critically, dream big and influence change. We are passionate about doing great work with great people.

DESIGNED BY LIFE

Designed by life is a business coaching, consulting and mentoring business helping early stage entrepreneurs, small businesses and corporates grow in meaningful, customer centric and innovative ways. Our goal is to foster the entrepreneurial spirit inside and outside of organisations. 

 

We assist with the development of leaders and teams through our workshops, online programs and one to one coaching and mentoring sessions.

 

We understand that employee experience has a direct impact on the experience of your customers. It’s for this reason we work with you from the ‘inside out’ and create conscious, human-centred working lives that improve your bottom line.

RELIABLE RESOURCING

Reliable resourcing is a consultancy with over a decade of experience in identifying and recruiting high-performing talent.

 

We partner with businesses and their leaders for their recruitment needs and specialise in placing customer centric candidates into project based roles. We are big enough to deliver, yet small enough to care.

 

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