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.

CHARLIE TYRELL

HEAD OF GLOBAL PROJECTS & IMPLEMENTATION

Charlie is the Head of Global Projects & Implementation who delivers the Applied Driving Group’s projects internationally. Charlie also manages ADT’s implementation of new clients to ensure a smooth transition of service. Most recently, Charlie has successfully implemented the launch of 36,000 drivers in 36 corporate regions on 4 continents and in 9 languages.

Charlie specializes in ADT’s technical and development projects as well as large scale, multi-national implementations. Charlie is involved in all aspects of a project, from conception to execution and feedback which has given her an excellent reputation within the business.

Drawing on her background in communications, Charlie excels in aligning teams to the task at hand and effectively mediating projects through any obstacles or challenges.

Charlie is involved in all aspects of development specification, design and execution. She works alongside both the Sales and Development teams to ensure each target is met, regardless of the task. With her dedication to perfection and unrivalled attention to detail, Charlie delivers exceptional projects, every time.

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.

MARTIN WEST

HEAD OF CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS, APAC & MIDDLE EAST

Martin has developed a wide range of skills and knowledge having been a health and safety professional in a range of industries, including mining, engineering, construction and site-based facilities management. During this time he has coordinated the delivery of a behavioural based safety program across the production facility at a large mining site, managed onsite health and wellbeing programs to reduce manual handling risks across a large scale construction site, and rolled out a driver safety program to over 3000 employees across Australia and New Zealand.  

Drawing on Martin’s health and safety background and experience means he is someone that can deliver a project that meets the needs for a wide range of clients in a variety of industries. Having worked in different industries, and as an Educator, Martin can communicate key messages and important information to all levels of staff; ranging from Senior Managers to skilled labourers.

Australasia HQ

CONTACT

Applied Driving Australasia

 

Buderim
Queensland
4556
Australia

T: +61 (0) 458 866 206
E: info@applied-driving.com

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