Team

Forward-thinking, innovative and visionary leaders

To meet our vision of being the partner that business leaders want to work with, we understand that a strong, experienced, effective and visionary team is needed, with the energy, commitment and drive to succeed. We deliver on our promise through our leading propriety methodology that combines business experience, technology and data analytics.

How to Championing Operational Resilience | Enlighten 5-in-5 with Brent Churchill, CEO of Enlighten

Brent Churchill

Co-CEO & Founder

Brent has over 25 years’ experience transforming operations across multiple sectors and locations around the world. His vision is to empower businesses and their people to deliver outstanding outcomes across all KPIs. Brent is responsible for the Asia Pacific and South African markets.

Previously, Brent worked for multiple advisory firms, including his own, identifying and delivering unique solutions through management systems and process change designed to enhance the customer and staff experience and deliver sustainable bottom line results.

What does the Future Hold for Elastic Workforce? | Enlighten 5-in-5 with Andrew Johansen, COO of Enlighten

Andrew Johansen

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew is a leading business executive with almost 20 years’ experience in business consulting, productivity improvement and change management. In the role of Director and Co-Founder at Enlighten, Andrew specialises in performance improvement, re-engineering, identifying and executing upon value-add opportunities. Spanning a diverse range of initiatives and industries, Andrew’s differentiated leadership and commitment to creating sustainable improvement are ahead of the game. He has played a major role in designing the Enlighten software suite and delivery methodology, as well as in various global management roles across financial services and beyond.

About Us - Sarah Coughlin & Operational Excellence

Sarah Coughlin

Head of Enlighten Institute of Management

Sarah is a cutting-edge business executive with over 18 years’ experience in performance coaching and change management. Her career spans financial services, education, telecommunications and retail.

As Head of Enlighten Institute of Management, Sarah oversees a training framework to support and develop the learnings of all levels of management in the space of operational excellence as well as general leadership. She specialises in delivering change programs that result in sustainable performance improvements and behavioural change for the organisation.

During her time with Enlighten Operational Excellence, Sarah has worked with Suncorp, Teachers Health, Allianz, University of Western Sydney, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Australian Administration Services (AAS) to name a few.

About Us - Dr Ian Boyd

Dr Ian Boyd

Chief Information Officer

Having worked in a variety of project management, software development and senior consultancy roles, Ian brings extensive industry experience to the role of Chief Information Officer at Enlighten. Ian specialises in the architecture, design and implementation of innovative software products and services. Across every project, he applies strategic thinking to drive operational excellence and sustainable results.

Throughout his career, Ian has created cutting-edge computer applications for a diverse range of projects, including document search, television, financial services and records management.

About Us - Steven Corry

Steven Corry

Chief Technology Officer

Steven is a high-level technology leader with a strong background in solution architecture, software development and agile methodologies. He is a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist and has a 1st class honors degree in Information and Communication technology, specializing in Software Engineering and Network Management.

Steve has designed and implemented a vast number of large scale, high volume, business solutions for large global customers. Outside of the corporate domain, he has architected and built complete end user entertainment applications for consumer devices such as phones, XBOX & touchscreen displays.

How Leaders could Solve Business Challenges | Enlighten 5-in-5 with Helen Mackay

Helen Mackay

Head of Sales & Marketing

Helen is an accomplished business owner, project leader, sales executive and management consultant with experience leading change management projects for a diverse range of companies. As Head of Sales & Marketing at Enlighten, Helen oversees new account development, driving long-term customer satisfaction through continuous business improvement. Having joined the group in 2015, Helen brings extensive SaaS conversion and B2B market experience.

About Us - Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Executive Manager

Jeff is a high-level executive with 30 years’ experience in insurance, superannuation and banking. He has held a variety of consulting and senior operational management roles.

As Executive Manager at Enlighten, Jeff consults with a wide range of clients on operational excellence projects, including process and productivity improvement, and resolving performance issues. Throughout his career, Jeff has led large teams on multiple programs across Australia and New Zealand, South East Asia, North America, Canada and Europe.

Jeff specialises in resolving performance and embedding sustainable change through the transfer of knowledge and forecasting tools.

About Us - Scott Coughlin

Scott Coughlin

Executive Manager

Scott is a high-level senior consultant with over 15 years’ experience in operational performance and business transformation for a diverse range of multinational corporations. Scott brings high-level project management skills and strong business foresight skills to the role of Executive Manager at Enlighten.

In his role at Enlighten, Scott has been integral in designing and implementing tools for process improvement, innovation, management reporting, forecasting, resource planning and analysis, including activity-based unit costing models.

Scott specialises in a practical, hands-on approach to training, coaching and people management, as well as delivering substantial performance improvements.

About Us - Nick Mihalakis

Nick Mihalakis

Executive Manager

Nick is a leading business consultant with 20 years’ experience as an operational and change manager within blue-chip businesses across Australia, Asia and the UK. In the role of Executive Manager at Enlighten, Nick oversees and directs a team of professionals dedicated to delivering substantial bottom-line benefits.

With vision and innovative flair, Nick leads change and transformation programs from analysis through to delivery. He focuses particularly uponimproving processes, performance, customer satisfaction and culture. Throughout his career, Nick has overseen high-level operational projects from development to implementation across a diverse range of sectors, spanning utility, mining, insurance and finance/banking.

About Us - Mick Clowes

Mick Clowes

Executive Manager

Mick is a highly experienced professional manager with a proven track record in outcome-oriented transformation programs across Australia and globally. As Executive Manager at Enlighten, Mick manages change initiatives to create a culture of high performance. He drives continuous improvement to align people, processes and systems with overarching business goals.

Mick has a deep understanding of the high-level strategies required to achieve operational excellence and principles of best practice. He has a proven track record in people management and guiding staff at all levels to positively navigate cultural change.

Mick’s core competencies include leadership, coaching, change management, business continuity and process improvement.

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