Director - Grant Thornton Consulting

Liam is a Director in our Consulting team at Grant Thornton and brings a depth of experience across a number of industries, with a particular focus on the public sector and manufacturing.

Liam has led back office and operational transformation projects and brings experience in improving operating models through a focus on people, process and technology.

Liam is passionate about guiding his clients through complex change and combines strong operational performance improvement with financial acumen to successfully deliver transformation projects.

Liam brings in-depth experience in the areas of

  • Operating model design
  • Finance transformation
  • Financial analysis and sustainability reviews
  • Business process improvement
  • Risk and governance

Examples of relevant projects:

Regional Victorian TAFE

Reviewed the current operating model for support functions and identified opportunities for improvement. The review assisted in identifying an operating model which better supports enhanced educational outcomes and financial sustainability. The team also developed a transition roadmap outlining initiatives to support growth in students volumes, while continuing to support optimal student outcomes.

Retirement Living Operator - Finance Operating Model Redesign

Liam led the review and redesign of a Finance team for a large Retirement Living operator. The client was able to generate greater value from the Finance function, while benefiting from cost efficiencies from greater centralisation and standardisation of processes.

Victorian Statutory Authority – Procurement model review

Liam led the review of the procurement model for legal services for a major Victorian statutory authority. The procurement of legal services for the relevant division was approx. $100mil per year.

The review explored the strengths and weaknesses of alternative procurement models and identified opportunities, both through enhanced outcomes and increased efficiency for the client.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting)
  • Member, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • PRINCE2 certified