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Chris Neve

active 3 years, 10 months ago
Full Name Chris Neve
Experience A Founding Coach of the Executive Coach Business Development Program of the Institute for Independent Business and also an Acredited Associate of the Institute for Independent Business. Assisting the SME market in South East Queensland in team development, executive coaching and business consulting.
A certified Xero Accounting professional and a Microsoft Cloud Partner.

Implemented major IT and IS strategy change in the SME market for several clients in SE Queensland delivering positive ROI for the client.

"We help business make more money and give the Stakeholders more time to enjoy it"

An experienced professional with a demonstrable record of business development and sales growth. Set up own wholly owned consultancy company in Jan 2006. Researched and then devised franchise business plan for major property company.
Qualification Managing Director
Millstream Consulting
July 2008 – Present (4 years 1 month) Queensland, Australia

As an Accredited Associate of the Institute For Independant Business

CMT & IIB
2007 – Present (5 years)


Millstream Consulting
January 2006 – Present (6 years 7 months)

Acredited Associate Institute for Independant Business. Advising companies on oppurtunities for Strategic Growth, helping grow their organisations for the highest return on investment, interim Managemant, Team development, Cost saving strategies and procurement.

Joint Managing Director Edit
Oxley Group Pty Ltd
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry
August 2011 – December 2011 (5 months) Brisbane Area, Australia

On consultancy basis from Dec 2010,and then as a Director from August 2011, instituted a turnaround strategy rebuilt the Cairns Sales Team, cut costs, moved IT to the cloud & implemented new technology, rebranded, Sales & Marketing, Brand and Business Development. Negotiated and acquired Nexus Allocations Software rebranding as iNet Allocations in Oct 2011.

Commercial Director
First Ondemand
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
2005 – 2006 (1 year)

Commercial Director, raising profile of the company including angel and VC finance, recruiting key staff and initiating key contacts during early growth phase of the company

Director (South East)
Hamptons International
March 1993 – December 2004 (11 years 10 months)

Responsible for the Profit & loss of up to 14 Offices spread over the South East Of England.

Eurobond FRN Trader
Merrill Lynch
March 1985 – February 1988 (3 years) 27 Finsbury Sq, London

Starting as a positions clark, learning the basics of the Eurobond FRN Market, ended up on the Sterling/DM desk.

Professional Details

Key Services I am an expert in going into smaller business (10-40 employees) and analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the company, gaining trust of the stakeholders to institute a change management plan and then executing that plan generally using scalable cloud technology and services (Cloud solutions) and contacts to deliver a favourable outcome.

I remain committed to overseeing the implementation of the plan with all the stakeholders over the length of the project by keeping all sides accountable and measuring its success.
Website http://www.millstreamconsulting.com
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