Our Senior Associates
Managing Director: Dr Michael Court B.Ec, MBA, Ph.D.
Dr. Court has conducted his own management consulting practice since 1994. His principal consulting interests are in the strategic management of organisations and the development and implementation of balanced scorecard systems. Dr. Court’s early career was in accounting and economics in Adelaide.
He subsequently enjoyed a senior management career in both the public and private sectors, culminating with periods as Secretary of the SA Health Commission, CEO of Mutual Community Health Services, and CEO of Foundation SA. He is an adjunct senior lecturer in strategic management for the International Graduate School of Business.
Dr Court is a Balanced Scorecard Master Professional.
Senior Associate: Dr Bob McDonald: BSc (Hons) PhD
Prior to establishing BMcD Consulting, Dr McDonald was Director of Performance with a large regional public health service where he led the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard over a number of years. Since 2001, he has been involved in facilitating over 100 Balanced Scorecard workshops in a variety of settings in Australia and overseas. Dr McDonald also has extensive experience in program and service evaluation, organisational performance measurement and management, process improvement, and strategic planning. Based in Newcastle, Australia, he has been trained in cross-cultural communication and has lived and worked in Asia. Dr McDonald is a Balanced Scorecard Master Professional.
Senior Associate: Dr Rod Oxenberry BA, M Soc. Admin, Ph.D, AUA
Dr Oxenberry retired as Head of the International Graduate School of Management at the University of South Australia in 2004. The School delivered graduate management programs in Australia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and Switzerland. He has since practiced as an education and management consultant specializing in higher education recognition, leadership mentoring and management development. Dr Oxenberry has been Chairman of the South Australian Housing Trust and Chairman of the South Australian Reference Group for the Bureau of Migration, Multiculturalism and Population Research.
Senior Associate: Cornelius Chirairo B.Sc (Hons), MSc, MBA
Cornelius has over a decade of experience in the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard. He has successfully managed over time more than 20 Balanced Scorecard and performance management projects across Government, quasi-Government, international NGO and private sector organisations. He is a Balanced Scorecard certified practitioner and an expert in implementing employee performance management systems.
Senior Associate: Martin Woodcock
Martin is a Balanced Scorecard and business intelligence consultant, and has a keen interest in proactive performance management methods. Over the past four years in Australia, he has advised businesses on improving sales and marketing effectiveness as an independent consultant. His work also covers the entrepreneurship community in South Australia. He was a trainer/mentor in Innovate SA's 'Growing Global Companies' programme and currently coaches several start-ups on business strategy. For many years he lived in England, working most recently for Oracle Corporation as Vice-President for South-East Europe and before that in Business Operations focusing on improving sales and marketing productivity. He sat on the management boards of Oracle UK, Oracle Eastern Europe, and on several global management teams.
Senior Associate: Dr Paul Walsh B.Sc, Ph.D
Dr Walsh has extensive consulting experience across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. He has worked with more than 20 implementations of the Balanced Scorecard and led one of the largest Balanced Scorecard deployments in Asia at the Central Bank of Indonesia. Paul has presented more than 200 public and in-house management development workshops on KPIs and the Balanced Scorecard and has been the lead developer and presenter on the Balanced Scorecard for CPA Australia. Paul’s book, The Measurement and Management of Strategic Change, Pearson Education (2005), chronicles many applications of the Balanced Scorecard in Australia. Paul is the Program Director of AGSM’s Balanced Scorecard practice.
Alan Fell, Managing Director, Alan Fell Consultancy Ltd, UK
Alan is a leading internationally recognised and respected specialist in the Balanced Scorecard (“BSC”) and the wider discipline of Strategy Execution. He combines more than 30 years of performance management experience as a senior executive, management consultant and trainer.
After a successful career with a major UK commercial bank in London, at which he led one of the early BSC applications in 1993 - 96, Alan has been a consultant and trainer on the BSC and related disciplines for the last 15 years. His work spans a wide variety of business sectors and covers public training seminars, customised in-house training and management consulting in the Balanced Scorecard and Strategy Execution. He has run over 300 workshops across the UK, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, East and South East Asia.