Ron van Buuren
Ron utilises his unique background in major project delivery in global supply chain, business development, R&D and engineering supporting businesses from start-ups to multinationals to grow through improved manufacturing, teamwork, collaboration and creating effective processes to deliver.
DR Darren Oemcke
Darren specialises growing businesses and implementing results utilising his unusual combination of skills in strategy, marketing, product development and project delivery. He is passionate about the effective utilisation of technology in business, production and customer relationships.
Business Manager & EA to the Directors
As Hydra Consulting’s Business Manager and Executive Assistant, Alyce is responsible for ensuring day to day operations run smoothly.
Alyce specialises in attention to detail, systems implementation, lean processes, and finding the best tech solution for any admin issue. Alyce says Hydra Consulting is such a unique company because the team shares a common vision of delivering high quality, out of the ordinary services that ‘challenge the norm’ - while having loads of fun doing it!
Sean undertook an internship for Hydra Consulting in late 2017 and showed his diligence and ability from the get go. He is now working for Hydra as a Marketing Consultant and has loved his transition from University to Consulting. He has an extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry and has brought this with him, utilising it on the array of clients we have within the wine industry.
Sean is excited to be part of Hydra’s growth and future moving forward and is proving to be a serious up and comer in the consulting industry.
Mel is a leader in people practices that drive productivity. She specialises in organisational development, strategic HR management and people performance systems. She delivers both effective employees and the systems to deliver both performance and compliance.
Customer Experience Associate
Robin is an independent consultant working with wineries, tourism operators and regions to maximise their destination appeal and deliver memorable visitor experiences. Robin provides customer service training to tourism operators, supports destination integration into digital operating platforms and models and targeting promotion.
PAUL VAN DER LEE
The scope of Paul's skills, industry sector and organisations experience is particularly broad. His skillset ranges across economics and finance; marketing; management, public policy and advocacy. He has a track record of achievement in business, not for profit, and Government organisations. He has extensive experience in economic development, regional development,wine, food, and tourism industry sectors.
Dan started his career working hands on in production with Orlando Wines (now Pernod Ricard Winemakers) in the early 1990’s. Dan worked and studied through areas of Winemaking, Laboratory and Marketing and into General Management. International sales and marketing experience with companies like Schild Estate, Seguin Moreau Cooperage and his own wine labels has proven invaluable in developing the skills he has today. Dan is well networked across the industry and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, organisational ability and determination.
Through our work with the New Venture Institute,
we have supported student teams working with:
Our Sector experience includes:
manufacturing | food | wine | beer | agriculture | water | environment
packaging | electronics | mining | utilities | tourism
pharmaceuticals | clothing | media | health
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