MEET

THE TEAM

MEET THE TEAM

ROB HACKETT

PARTNER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Coming from a senior and executive management background, Rob has gained experience from numerous high-profile, international organisations operating in high-risk / high-reliability environments. As he has moved into a career in management consulting, Rob has established an enviable reputation for delivering timely, effective and sustainable solutions.

Rob works hard to support management teams experiencing challenges associated with change, transformation, reform and arising from operational incidents. His experience covers both public and private sectors within the aviation, defence and rail industries in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, United Kingdom.

Rob focuses on developing solutions supported by good management systems, which are consistent with best practice and aligned with the needs, capability and capacity of the client organisation to sustain.

IAIN SMITH

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Iain has a 25-year track record in helping individuals and organisations achieve their objectives. With a solid background in Learning & Development, he has worked extensively on competence management, project delivery and individual/team development. He has held senior roles in London Underground, The London Mayor’s Office and City & Guilds.

Large development projects have seen him:

  • Develop and run Assessment Centers, Development Centers and Talent Management programs in an unionised, operational environment
  • Develop and implement a program to assess and prove the competence of over 15,000 staff in a safety critical environment
  • Drive a program of technical and behavioural assessment in Australia
  • Run a high volume recruitment organisation, delivering 1000 new starters and 800 promotional trainees per year
  • Set up and run a number of Learning and Development functions in the public, private and education sectors
  • He has worked with both large and small organisations as a manager, leader, consultant, coach or interim director, and has been an accredited trainer of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

ANDY PHILLIPS

GLOBAL MANAGING PARTNER

Andy has over 20 years’ experience working in the driver and fleet safety industry. Andy has an established track record for strategic planning, global project implementation, and the development of bespoke risk management solutions.

Andy has successfully implemented targeted solutions across a wide range of industries including numerous blue-chip companies. These solutions are utilised in 37 countries, covering 5 continents. Andy’s consultative approach has ADT customers boasting consistent, significant, measurable and sustainable reductions in collisions whilst ensuring full legal and duty of care compliance.

These achievements have been recognised through various awards for both ADT and their customers by organizations such as BrakeFleet News and a Visa Business Innovation award. Andy is the driving force behind ADT’s global growth, developing industry-leading systems and services by working with strategic partners to offer fully managed, all-encompassing and proven solutions.

DR. JIM GOLBY, PhD FCIPD

DIRECTOR, RESEARCH AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Jim is the Director of Research and Customer Experience who works with potential and existing clients to establish robust and impacting policies, procedures and complementary services around Work Related Road Risk (WRRR).

Prior to joining Applied Driving Techniques, Jim was the UK’s Head of HR for a global organisation. He was responsible for ensuring the full compliance of the business’ Duty of Care and Health and Safety related obligations with regards to driving on company business. Jim’s received Brake’s Fleet Manager of the Year award for his implementation of best practice driver safety and compliance initiatives.

Jim’s hands-on experience in developing and deploying driver safety programs for his previous organisation gives a unique insight into the difficulties company’s face when managing WRRR and a further understanding on how ADT appropriately overcomes these challenges.

Jim sits on the expert panel for the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) as well as the Steering Group for the new Brake Global Fleet Champions project. Jim also led the “Drive Safe” research study and remains active in the industry through publications such as his piece in the Director of Finance on legal obligations to WRRR.

Extending his knowledge in other industries, Jim is Chair for the Pharma Times Sales Awards and Chair of EMIG’s HR Special Interest Group. Jim gained his PhD from the University of Aston Birmingham and was awards CIPD Fellowship in 2007.

LOUISE EADES

HEAD OF CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS (GLOBAL)

Louise has over 20 years’ experience implementing system and process changes, working across a wide range of industries including insurance, oil and gas and the Ministry of Defence. She has overseen the significant growth within the ADT customer support team, holding responsibility for staff training to ensure customer service levels continue to exceed expectations.

Louise has recently implemented system and process changes required to launch two FTSE 100 customers.

Australasia HQ

CONTACT

Applied Driving Australasia

 

Buderim
Queensland
4556
Australia

T: +61 (0) 458 866 206
E: info@applieddriving.com.au

UK: +44 (0) 1489 663 788
Ireland: +353 124 695 58
Europe: +32 280 844 80
USA: +1 267 239 8979
Australia: +61 281 034 165
Malaysia: +60 330 992 319