The most client-centric partner for transformational change

Partnering with our clients to achieve sustainable outperformance.

How will your business emerge from COVID lockdown?

Post lockdown re-emergence of your business might not be as straightforward as you think

SPP announces new Partner, Noel Leung

SPP is proud to announce the promotion of Noel Leung to Partner...

COVID-19 – Transforming out of a crisis into a better future

Organisations are responding rapidly to the economic, business and social challenges presented by the covid-19 situation.

How strong is your retail brand?

SPP’s Consumer team explore how independent retail groups can quickly mobilise to re-position their brand for success during this very challenging period

SPP's enhanced offering in consulting

Ask us how we can help drive sustainable growth performance for your business

Celebrating Growth

Our strengths are now enhanced by Growth Solutions Group’s unique customer first orientation for growing brands and revenue

SPP merges with Growth Solutions Group

"Our combined two firms bring great synergy and value to our clients who are dealing with an increasingly challenging operating environment while having to sustain performance uplift."

Phil Noble, Managing Partner


Managing Partner

Phil founded SPP with the aim of bringing good strategy and general management practice to businesses with a minimum of fuss, and maximum impact.

Senior Partner

Ben is our Education and Research Practice Lead. As a recognised thought leader, Ben has contributed nationally and internationally to education strategy, policy, and operations. Ben has significant public sector expertise having led major economic development strategies, and government service transformation.


David Mackay specialises in Sports, Media & Entertainment, Retail, and  FMCG. David assists organisations to develop and execute business and technology strategy, and improve business performance through people, process and technology.


Bruce brings more than 20 years’ consulting and operational capabilities across a wide range of education related issues.  He delivers commercial project success using a unique blend of operational, start-up and advisory experience.

Senior Advisor

Graeme Chipp is a strategy, brand and marketing specialist, with extensive strategy consulting experience, including several years with McKinsey and Company as well as Line Executive expertise with major Australian blue chip organisations.


Noel is an experienced strategy consultant with more than 14 years of experience working with senior leaders of organisations in Higher Education, FMCG, Agribusiness and NFP sectors.

Shopper “bounce back”. How has the way we shoped changed?

Retailers need to understand the profile of their shoppers as they seek to re-emerge from COVID As Victoria starts to re-emerge from its well publicised second “lockdown” and the nation grapples with what “COVID-normal” looks like, the focus of commentary is now shifting to how retailers can rebound from this disruption. Planning what this retail…

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How will your business emerge from COVID lockdown?

Things have changed. A global, multiple industry change. We have yet to see, or accurately predict, what the full effects will be. During this time, many businesses slowed or stopped trade. When COVID restriction and lockdowns lift, regardless of where you are, your business will seek to re-emerge and return to normal operating rhythms.

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SPP announces new Partner, Noel Leung

SPP is proud to announce the promotion of Noel Leung to Partner. Noel has over 15 years of strategy consulting experience, joining SPP as a Principal in 2018 to support SPP’s Education and Research clients, and also to strengthen our capabilities in the Consumer and Retail sector.  Since joining SPP, Noel has also contributed to…

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2020 BCom Case Competition

SPP is once again a proud sponsor of the Melbourne University BCom Case Competition. SPP is once again looking forward to continuing the partnership with Melbourne University, through sponsorship of the BCom Case Competition. Albeit, in very different conditions this year! The BCom Case Competition is based at Melbourne University and aims to complement the…

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