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Consultant Profile


Mark McKenzie-McHarg
B. Bus.

Mark is principal of Mach 2 Consulting, a Victorian consultancy which he co-founded in 1993. Prior to this, he had 5 years consulting experience with KPMG Management Consulting, as a senior consultant and then as an associate director. This followed 10 years public sector experience in local government management in metropolitan Melbourne.

Mark’s work in the public and private sectors has given him broad-ranging consulting experience in organisations as diverse as municipal councils, water authorities and merchant banks. The types of consulting engagements he has managed range from high level strategic and business planning to feasibility analysis, business case evaluation and leadership training programs.

Mark is a skilled facilitator of strategic and business planning processes. He has developed strategic planning processes in a range of organisations including the City of Melbourne, Business Units of Telstra, Tattersalls, North East Water and Goulburn Valley Water. In addition to developing the processes which drive strategic planning, Mark facilitates strategy workshops in client organisations. He also develops and facilitates leadership development programs which integrate real business challenges and organizational strategy development with the learning experience.

Mark’s expertise includes:

  • design/facilitation of meaningful strategic/business planning processes
  • strategy workshop facilitation
  • innovative leadership development, action learning, business simulations, training
  • governance, organizational development & business structures
  • business analysis, business case assessment, feasibility studies
  • performance indicators, performance monitoring systems
  • performance benchmarking
  • business process analysis and improvement.

Mark is also a skilled conference facilitator, MC, presenter and trainer. He has designed and implemented action learning and project-based learning programs for public & private sector clients which are based on ‘live’ organisational projects. He has also developed and facilitated a range of training programs including leadership skills/ team building, financial management & performance management.


Mark has had executive recruitment experience in both Australia and London (U.K.) and has worked in remuneration and human resources in public authorities and merchant banking in Victoria and New South Wales.