Our Team

 

Cindy Lincoln, Director

Cindy Lincoln

Cindy is the Director of Strategic People Management Limited, established 2001 and the Director of Cerito Limited - a strategic change consultancy established 2010.

Cindy’s is passionate about and experienced in the fields of strategy, leadership and change management, working with Boards, CEOs and senior management in both the SME and Corporate sector to effect positive business results. Having past experience in general management ensures Cindy has a pragmatic approach, whether consulting or facilitating workshops. The ability to relate best practise theory to the day- to- day realities of business is a key strength. Cindy is an animated facilitator and specialises in making her courses entertaining and interactive. Her workshops are based on practical hints and techniques that course participants can implement immediately back at work, but she also links them to research and frameworks. Cindy is well known as having a good sense of humour and a strong commitment to her clients.

Qualifications

 

  • Master of Management (Dist).
  • PGDip.Bus.Admin
  • Diploma MLS

Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Change Management
  • General Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Team Development

Industry Experience

  • Telecommunications
  • Media
  • Electricity & Water Supply
  • Information Management Consultancy
  • Insurance
  • Health Sector
  • Steel Industry
  • Airline Industry
  • Roading and Construction
  • Pharmaceutical & Medical Appliance
  • Not for Profit organisations
  • FMCG

Steve Briggs

Steve Briggs

Steve is the Director of  an established Auckland based consultancy business specialising in performance improvement.

Steve is passionate about helping people overcome problems whether they relate to people, processes or technology. His wide experience across a range of industries and with all types of organisation helps him understand the issues people are facing so he can help them to find a way forward – to “See the Light”. Steven has worked over the full life cycle of a product /service from helping start up’s, prototyping, new product introduction, scaling production, and end of life management. He has worked in the public, private and charity sectors as well as with some well-known co-operatives.

Steve has been facilitating courses in project management, performance improvement, problem solving, business case development and frontline management since 2008. He likes to make the courses fun, thought provoking, engaging, interactive and of course memorable! His focus is always on giving practical advice that people can readily apply. He encourages difficult questions and is happy to use the student’s real examples on his courses so that they leave with a solution to their problem. He continually reviews the content of his courses and updates them with new theories and examples from his other work as a consultant / project manager.

Qualifications

 

  • Master of Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering and Management)
  • Chartered Engineer (UK).
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • National Certificate in Adult Education and Training

Expertise

  • Operational Planning
  • Programme Management
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Improvement
  • Frontline Management
  • Business Analysis
  • DiSC

Industry Experience

  • Heavy Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Consulting
  • Media
  • Civil / Construction
  • Defence
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Sector
  • Government
  • Dairy
  • Logistics
  • Not for Profit organisations
  • FMCG
  • Maintenance

Peter Sammons

Peter Sammons

Over the last 20 years Peter has accumulated a wealth of organisational development and facilitation experience. He especially enjoys targeted leadership and team development; building partnerships across organisations; supporting business plan and project implementation; and assisting with the building of cultural shifts to support organisational change. He frequently works with Senior Managers and leaders at all levels inside organisations to improve staff alignment to organisational objectives, especially during times of major change.

He has worked both in N.Z. and internationally on leadership development projects, and supporting major change initiatives at all levels. He has facilitated strategic and business planning, Senior Team development and organisational alignment initiatives across an extensive range of industries and public services.

People say they feel affirmed and validated by Peter’s style, as he works to create an environment that supports the free expression of their perspectives and points of view. This enables people to discover their own answers and gain insights into more effective ways of working and behaving. As a result, they are much more likely to take ownership of the solutions.

Feedback from teams Peter has worked with shows that people feel challenged and motivated to improve. They enjoy surfacing ways to work together more effectively, and the changes they need to make to be successful

Qualifications

 

  • B.A. Business Psychology

Expertise

  • Leadership development
  • Senior Team Alignment
  • Organisational Alignment
  • Improving Employee Engagement
  • Building High Performance Teams
  • Front Line Leadership
  • Group & Process Facilitation
  • Conflict management
  • 360 Degree Feedback and Team Profiling
  • Coaching

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing – Heavy and Light
  • Mining
  • Horticulture
  • Dairy
  • Wine
  • Petroleum
  • Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Professional Services and Consulting
  • Charitable and Not for Profit organisations
  • Local and Central Government
  • Law Enforcement
  • Retail
  • Educational organisations
  • Banking
  • Sport
  • Transport

Christine Clemow

Christine Clemow

Christine is the Director of Advance Financial Management Ltd, established in 2005, out of a desire to provide practical business solutions to businesses in the area of management accountancy, and financial accountancy.

Christine is passionate about accountancy and people, and loves assisting business to provide accurate, meaningful and timely reports to internal and external stakeholders.

Initially Christine worked 9 years in public practice, followed by 11 years in commercial financial and management positions before launching Advance Financial Management to assist businesses with tailored management strategies and financial advice to achieve business objectives.

Christine is able to provide technical support to a business with management accountancy and financial accountancy expertise, including financial modelling and reporting, risk identification and management, performance monitoring, cash flow analysis and management accountancy support. Christine brings a high level of professionalism, integrity and objectivity, and enjoys working across an organisation, not just in finance.

Qualifications

 

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand
  • National Diploma in Accountancy

Expertise

  • Performance monitoring & reporting
  • Management information systems
  • Cash flow management
  • Provision of information to stakeholders
  • Build financial capability skills in house
  • Communication, & interpretation of data.
  • Financial distress.
  • Virtual CFO

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Exporting
  • IT
  • Financial Services
  • Retailing
  • Marketing
  • Importing
  • Waste Industry