Delivering Sound Commercial Outcomes
Anaiwan Advisory is a commercial firm that is 100%
Aboriginal and Veteran owned, operated, and led. The firm is under the
leadership of Kristopher Wozniak, a proud Aboriginal Man and Veteran from
Anēwan Country, whose traditional lands traverse the Northern Tablelands in New
South Wales, and Jesse Trecco-Alexander, a proud Aboriginal Man hailing from
Bindal Country that spans the beautiful lands of the Townsville area.
Kris and Jesse, together, contribute a dynamic blend of
Koori and Murri lived experiences that shape and fuel our mission to drive
transformation in the commercial, procurement, and legal sectors. Our approach
is grounded in creating authentic partnerships with our clients, providing
innovative thought leadership, and leveraging our firms collective 40-plus
years of experience in both the public and private sectors. This diverse mix of
personal insights and professional expertise is the catalyst behind our ability
to create effective, sustainable changes for our clients.
At Anaiwan Advisory, we believe that meaningful change
happens when it is created by Aboriginal people, not for Aboriginal people.
This translates to our desire to embed social impact as a consideration in our advice
and deliverables across all engagements.
We are a diverse team of experts, that specialise in a range of Commercial, Probity and Procurement Services. Our team of specialists are spread across most parts of Australia, allowing us the flexibility to manage our resources to suit our clients outcomes and requirements.
Experience: Kris is an accomplished procurement expert with extensive experience in senior executive and leadership roles across various tiers of government, ASX100 listed companies, and specialised events such as the Commonwealth Games. As a seasoned leader in the field, Kris has demonstrated a robust understanding and application of strategic procurement principles throughout his career. In recognition of his substantial contributions, Kris is the only Aboriginal man that is a Fellow of the World Commerce and Contracting, a testament to his leadership and professional acumen. Kris is also a Nationally Certified Procurement Trainer, qualified to train up to a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Procurement. His broad expertise and commitment to excellence make him an invaluable asset to partner with to realise sound procurement outcomes.
Experience: JJesse Trecco-Alexander merges leadership with legal expertise, fostering progressive changes across diverse sectors such as non-profit, community, banking, and government. Known for his forward-thinking vision, his leadership fosters team culture and drives performance, aiming to consistently evolve organisations. He’s committed to societal impact through value-based leadership and insights, bringing about tangible change. Jesse’s diverse experience underlines his strategy-driven approach, consistently asking critical questions about future goals and purpose, thus leaving every project more advanced than before.
Senior Commercial Manager
Experience: Ian is a highly motivated, diligent, and committed procurement professional who has garnered extensive experience in local, state, and federal government settings. Possessing proven expertise in procurement and contract management, category management, capital works procurement, planning, and budgeting, he is an award-winning industry-recognised expert with a track record of excellence in data analysis, sourcing, and commercial management.
Experience: Georgia Blom is a distinguished professional with a passion for governance, compliance, and strategic communications. Georgia excels in integrating complex governance and compliance frameworks with organisational strategies. Her expertise in strategic communication is honed through practical experiences, making her a skilled communicator and strategist. Her innovative approaches ensure that clients are compliant and strategically ahead. Georgia’s commitment to excellence and leadership in governance and strategic communications make her an invaluable asset to our Anaiwan Advisory client base.
Governance and Strategy Specialist
Experience: Bruce is a dedicated Procurement professional with diverse experience in telecommunications, cybersecurity, and government construction procurement. Possessing in-depth knowledge of procurement and contract management, as well as ICT
and capital works procurement, planning, and budgeting. Recognised as an award-winning expert in various procurement categories
Experience: Paul is a civil engineer by profession and has wide-ranging experience including the coordination of vital planning activities such as internal liaison, environmental assessments, project plans, risk assessments, stakeholder salience, and management plans. His knack for putting together detailed scopes of work and preparing contract documents ensures that tenders are meticulously crafted using GC21 series, AS4000, AS2124 series and bespoke contracts.
Paul has managed diverse infrastructure projects, covering mechanical, electrical, civil, and open space sectors, from feasibility studies to completion. His management portfolio boasts a wide range of undertakings such as flood remediation, sewage treatment plants, architectural buildings, bridge construction, demolition works, road and drainage systems, and transformer refurbishments.
Senior Project Manager
Experience: Maisie is a dedicated administration manager with a proven track record of excellence in project administration and establishing robust governance processes. With over eight years of experience in medical administration, Maisie plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient functioning of our project delivery teams, ensuring timely progress and seamless coordination of task management and office administration requirements.