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SPP announces merger

SPP announces merger with Growth Solutions Group

Unlocking sustainable growth

We've got the expertise in delivering transformative growth programs

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.


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.

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 international…

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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. SPP presents ideas for organisations on how they can assess their current situation; utilise existing internal transformation skills to deal with the problem; and think some more about how they change the way they operate into the future. We hope that these thoughts provide some useful checklists and stimulation as organisations grapple with the ongoing challenges.

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Building a happier, healthier, more productive Australia during COVID-19

The significant emerging ‘hibernation’ of Australian businesses in response to COVID-19 presents a challenge for policymakers and businesses. Here, SPP’s Senior Partner Ben Apted outlines a policy idea for an Australian Upskill Program (Aus-UP), which would have immediate and long-term social and economic benefits for workers, businesses and Universities / TAFE.

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Helping organisations work though COVID-19

Organisations are working rapidly to deal with the CV19 crisis. Most are placing a high priority on making difficult decisions based on the best facts available, moving quickly to new ways of operating and, in turn, seeking to preparing their organisation for the inevitable recovery. We seek to share some thoughts on these challenges and have prepared two documents which will provide you with some ideas to consider as you work through this difficult phase.

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