Gareth Eade

Qantas is one of the world’s most successful airlines appointed catalyst to assist with a broad range of transformation projects, working closely with the finance director Mr Peter Greg and Mr Rob Sharp, Head of Strategy.

We advised on a broad range of areas requiring improvement, drove cultural change, developed a personal leadership program for transformation for the finance director and ran knowledge development sessions for the key executive.

Qantas continues successfully and one of the best performing airlines in a tough industry.

Gareth Eade was one of our main consultants on Qantas assignment and has also worked extensively in Libya on LAP assignment.



Assignment Overview

Review of Group Finance Strategy & Development of an Action Plan in Readiness for eQ
Conducted a comprehensive review of Qantas’ Group Finance function in collaboration with its key executives in order to assess its readiness for the finance systems upgrade and the Qantas e- enablement program known as eQ.

Establishment of a Finance Program Centre (FPC)
Development of a FPC was one of the key recommendations of Business Catalyst’s initial review.

Prioritisation of Current / Planned Finance Projects
Conducted a comprehensive review and analysis to identify Finance’s current and planned projects.

Enhancement of Finance’s Performance Management
Established an appropriate framework to measure the on-going success of the Finance Transformation program relative to its agreed business benefits, together with development of an effective performance management framework for its key Finance executives.

Australian Airlines Ltd
Designed and implemented a system to support the sale of Duty Free Goods for Australian Airlines.