Vaxa Group is a strategic, integrated professional services firm working with companies, governments and NGOs to identify, communicate and grow business and operational needs. We provide ideas, strategies and solutions, which produce outcome-driven results.
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Dr Mark Harvey

GOVERNANCE & CHANGE SPECIALIST

Mark is an Organisational Change Leader and Management Consultant with internationally recognised expertise in designing and delivering corporate governance and integrity programs for organisations in Australia and overseas. Mark has delivered strategic and operational outcomes for many organisations in the fields of business improvement, innovation and value for money enhancements. Mark is a renowned speaker and corporate educator, known for skilling leaders to actively improve professionalism and ethical conduct within their organisations.

Mark lectures on the QUT Executive MBA program regarding corporate governance where he combines his professional knowledge with over twenty-five years leadership, front line and community service delivery experience in Disaster and Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Policy Development, as well as Program and Project Management, to provide executives with quality advice.

Mark has designed and led change programs, infrastructure and personnel projects assisting large agencies and companies to adapt to and operate within highly complex dynamic environments.

Lead change to ensure the Qld Public Safety Business Agency (PSBA) delivers services in line with the strategic and operating needs of its clients (public safety agencies including Police, Fire and Ambulance), this included creating service agreements between PSBA and its clients by leading collaborative processes which created fruitful working relationships. And designing and embedding a new agency wide Service Delivery Framework and Ethos.

Managed projects relating to a A$500M project to create a new Police Academy and Operations Facility for the QPS. This included delivering a state of the art driver training facility.

AREAS OF SPECIALITY

  • Organisational Change & Culture Enhancement
  • Corporate Governance
  • Operations Leadership
  • Business Continuity
  • Emergency Response
  • Crisis & Disaster Management
  • Enhancing Organisational Capability
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Skilled Communicator
  • Achieving Legislation Change
  • Policy Development & Implementation

Experience

  • Corporate Ethics & Integrity, QldGov.
  • Management Consultant, Gov. and Corporate.
  • Manager, Disaster Management, QldGov.
  • Change Leader, PSBA.
  • Director, Legislation Development QldGov.

Our People

Vaxa Group’s team are all highly-skilled experts in their respective fields, with vast experience across key fields including Business Development, Strategy, Operational Planning, Communications, Data Analytics, Content Marketing, Crisis Management, Government Relations and Policy Development.

Todd Crowley

Managing Partner

As the Founder and Managing Partner of Vaxa Group, Todd is a Business Development, Strategy, Engagement and Management professional with over 20 years practical experience, designing and delivering business solutions within the Asia Pacific region.

Greg Bourke

Partner – Community Engagement & Business Development

With more than 20 years of diverse experience in business communications for both the public and private sectors, Greg’s experience has seen him take on many roles including business development, strategic planning, stakeholder and government relations, as well as development policy and analysis.

Sarah Morgan

Partner – Communications and Media

Combining her experience as a print journalist and corporate communications professional, Sarah has made a name for herself delivering innovative, targeted and strategic marketing and communications programs that far surpass original KPIs and briefs.

Curtis West

Partner – Data Analysis, Software Engineering

Curtis is a data analytics specialist, business analyst, and software engineer bringing together experience in these areas and his outcomes-driven motivation to deliver meaningful results in a range of business areas. Curtis is able to rapidly evaluate and strategise the leveraging of data and software systems for improved commercial outcomes.

Michelle Connelly

Associate – Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

Michelle Connelly is an advisor to the property development and extractive industries. She is a Director on the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) Board and a Fellow of the UDIA.

Kirsten Sealey

Marketing Specialist

Kirsten is a highly experienced marketer and executive manager with a career spanning over 15 years. In this time, Kirsten has held managerial positions in some of Queensland’s most iconic arts companies including Expressions Dance Company, Brisbane Writers Festival and the Empire Theatres, Toowoomba, as well as within the education sector in the UK and as a consultant across a multitude of industries.

Christina Jones

Senior Media Manager

Christina has worked the East-Australian coastline with companies spanning industries including health, law, media and entertainment, property, food and beverage, education, technology, emergency services and not-for-profits/charities.

Neil Melloy

Associate – PR & Media

Neil is an experienced news executive with more than 30 years’ experience across print and digital media in Australia and the UK

Erin Long

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Erin is a media and communications specialist with a strong focus on media relations, content marketing, social media communication, copywriting and editing.

Andrew Park

Strategic Advisor

Andrew is an experienced government affairs professional with over 20 years' experience working in senior levels across Australia's public and private sectors, and currently serves as Thailand's Honorary Consul-General for Queensland.

Paddy Hallinan

Strategic Engagement and Planning Specialist - Government

A retired ADF Colonel, Paddy is a proven leader with over 30 years Defence, security, crisis management and operational logistics experience. His background and currency within the ADF allows for visibility on current Defence initiatives, key stakeholders and Tier 1 and 2 contractors.

Dr Mark Harvey

Governance and Change Specialist

Mark is an Organisational Change Leader and Management Consultant with internationally recognised expertise in designing and delivering corporate governance and integrity programs for organisations in Australia and overseas. Mark has delivered strategic and operational outcomes for many organisations in the fields of business improvement, innovation and value for money enhancements.

Ben Wilkinson

Analyst

Ben is a QUT graduate with a degree in applied mathematics, with experience working in local government and the medical sector.

Rochella Brisset

Vaxa Group Accountant

Remi Gamble

Communications Consultant

Remi is a communications consultant and has delivered a range of innovative marketing, public relations and stakeholder engagement campaigns for clients in the property, retail, hospitality and not-for-profit sectors.

JARROD KONING

PROJECT SUPPORT ANALYST

Jarrod is nearing completion of an Economics and Finance degree (QUT) with experience in marketing, customer service and economic analysis.

Tyrone Ranatunga

Data Analyst

Tyrone specialises in providing technology assurance and project services. He has experience in software design and implementation, IT establishment, IT risk, project assurance and business resilience.

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