MEET THE TEAM
Vanessa North is an accomplished and successful trainer and professional facilitator. She brings global insights and amazing experience to all of her work.
Senior Business Architect
Having worked across a wide variety of organisations in the UK and Australia as architect and business analyst, Janet has a wealth of experience in project roles stretching back many years
Janet is a Business Architect at MCBI and works in the Solution Delivery team to ensure that clients create and implement efficient, customer focused processes, whatever software solution is chosen.
Janet holds the CBAP® certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis. She was the first business analyst in South Australia to obtain this qualification, in 2010.
Strategic Advisor, Consultant and Programme Manager
John Woodward is a highly sought-after ICT and Programme Specialist with sector knowledge across public health, insurance and the utilities sector.
With 20+ years of experience, John’s expertise reaches into project governance, risk and he is known for creating tangible business value through the delivery of great projects.
John is a well-regarded strategic adviser to MCBI and contributes to the strategic direction and success of the firm whilst also maintaining Board roles with The Hospital Research Foundation and Statewide Superannuation.
Strategic Advisor – MCBI
Results oriented professional with an exceptional record running mid to large size organisations within Australia and beyond. Rupesh excels in providing focused analysis, strategic thinking, change management expertise and practical execution advice. Change agent who revitalises teams through strong leadership, encouraging professional accountability and supporting staff development. Possesses strong business acumen and helps shape the strategic direction and growth of MCBI.
Managing Director – MCBI
‘All I wanted to do was build a business where I wanted to work at’. After working at a number of large international companies, Marina left the relative security of a high paying senior role to establish the progressive firm MCBI.
Marina is a sought after international professional speaker, management consultant and technologist with a vast array of skills and industry experience. Known for her system based thinking and keen commercial approach, Marina continues to work part time with clients to help produce great and progressive global solutions. She hold patents in customer satisfaction and is a University lecturer in Innovation.
With 22 years in the people industry (organisational development, HR and recruitment), Laura has added insight to her passion in working with leaders and businesses. Managing and leading local firms through to being part of global leadership teams, Laura has worked with entrepreneurs, SME’s, large corporates and ASX listed organisations. Her knowledge of people, performance and creating high performance cultures helps to evolve the unique and progressive direction of MCBI.
A highly qualified Information Technology professional with extensive experience in infrastructure, complex integration and software implementation projects. Large scale organisations across the Asia-Pacific region, primarily in the telecommunications, retail, manufacturing and public sectors.
His roles have spanned the entire Software Development Life Cycle ranging from technical analyst to technical project manager with project size and complexity ranging from small custom developments to highly complex, multi-vendor, multi-product implementations with project costs ranging in excess of $100 million. A fantastic people person will the skills and techniques to get the job done.
Agile Coach, Consultant and Trainer
Kathy is a qualified and energetic Agile Instructor with an extensive background in Agile both as a trainer and as project team participant
Her professional roles have ranged from business analysis, process improvement and project lead positions, and brings with her practical and relevant workplace knowledge. She is passionate about seeing teams thrive and succeed using agile techniques.
Talk to Kathy about Agile Project management and coaching. She’s also a mindfulness practitioner!