Michael Downs

Business Transformation Specialist

Michael, (known as Mick) is an enthusiastic and passionate consultant and facilitator who has gained a wealth of Continuous Improvement experience over the last twenty years working in Defense, Maintenance and Logistics. Trade qualified in Engineering through the British Armed Forces, Mick applies a hands on practical approach in the training and implementation of change management practices in which he leads organisations through. A constant success through reported feedback stemming from executive sponsors of a business through to the employees on the frontline of a production plant or warehouse, Mick leads people with a sense of humility and motivation backed with his outstanding performance and capability.

Mick’s specialisation in Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) systems and procedures stems through years of training, consulting and project implementation in managing organisational risk, including his most recent successful induction into the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. A natural leader in driving change and helping organisations meet their WH&S compliance requirements, Mick can tailor training and improvement projects to meet set business objectives and desired outcomes focused in Cost, Quality, Delivery, Morale and Safety through the effective use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Mick’s Lean Systems qualifications stem from British Army with an array of Australian attained qualifications in Workplace Health & Safety, Logistics and Warehousing, Leadership and Management and Competitive Systems and Practices.