Our team of Optimal associates and members have broad ranging executive skills and experience in M&A and consulting activities across many industries.
Managing Director BSc Eng MBA | 0418 597 120
Founder of Optimal in 2006, Jonathan has over 25 years executive local and international experience managing technical and complex companies. Jonathan has been widely involved in M&A activities with medium and large businesses including ownership of a national distribution business. With extensive experience in mining, industrial, automotive, marine and other industries, Jonathan has a deep understanding of business and their strategic imperatives. Couple this with extensive advisory and marketing of medium size business, Jonathan develops a strong rapport with sellers and buyers to optimise deal strategies and structures.
Market Development Director | 0425 833 631
Simon Wilson has over 25 years experience in industrial manufacturing, international marketing and B2B sales within both corporate and private companies across oil & gas, marine, mining, industrial markets and research & development. As Sales & Marketing Manager and then CEO, Simon was instrumental in building a Melbourne-based marine equipment & systems engineering company to become the international leader in its market. (more…)
Greg Turnidge has had an extraordinarily diverse range of experience over his 37 year career. With early roles in Government policy formulation for industry and then moving into corporate and private business, Greg has worked on nearly every dimension of business, from senior management roles to company start-ups to international trade negotiations and capital raising. Greg brings his advisory experience to Optimal’s clients across M&A projects, Consulting and Mentoring assignments. (more…)
Rajith Loganathan FCPA, FCIS, FGIA
Advisor | Governence
Rajith Loganathan is an experienced Company Secretary and Accounting Professional with a career in senior Corporate and Governance roles spanning over 25 years. Drawing on a background mainly with small to medium sized enterprises and both privately owned and diverse shareholder based, Rajith has worked with entrepreneurs and company founders, managing both their company and wealth interests. (more…)
- Location: Melbourne
Principal Consultant | Wireless Technologies and Compliance | 0439 444 858
Brendon Woods has 35 years’ experience in the Radio and Mobile Telecommunications Industry of which he has spent the last 17 years as a professional consultant and held senior roles. He is one of the leading subject matter experts in EME compliance in Australia covering measurements, analysis, training and management.
Key areas of consultancy offered include – Principal Nata signatory, Quality Manager, Nata Technical Assessor, Business Development, Public consultation, mentoring and training. (more…)
Technical Consultant | Asia Manufacturing
Jack Smith has lived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for nearly 30 years and has been an independent Technical Consultant for the past 16 years offering his services across the Asian region. Services include sourcing alternative manufacturing options and in particular a wide experience of Chinese working practices with regular visits to many parts of the region.
Jack has gained a reputation for making problems go away; resulting in production processes that are “better, quicker, and more cost-effective”. (more…)
- Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia