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Andrew Towns

Managing Director

Andrew has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Marketing and Management and 33 years of business experience.

He has previously held senior and executive roles in the banking and insurance, professional services, the tourism industry and software technology sector, having responsibility for teams of people, complex business programs and markets as well as significant budget management. During his time in professional services he worked as a supplier and consultant to many businesses of all sizes in a range of private sector and to Government.

Since 2006 Andrew has operated Summit Strategy, utilising his skills in strategic management, marketing and commercial management to benefit a variety of clients with a range of diverse business problems and challenges across a wide array of industry sectors. During this time he has collaborated with many allied professionals to deliver great results for clients.

Andrew is a progressive and contemporary business person who seeks to build relationships and continually improve the way he does business. He has an intimate understanding of strategic management and marketing strategy and is expert in many business areas, including the establishment of commercial relationships.

Tony Tonwsend

Business Consultant

Tony has over 40 years’ experience working with consumer goods businesses throughout Tasmania, nationally & internationally.

This experience brings together broad knowledge of Marketing, Sales, Logistics, Procurement and Financial operating environments in several multinational companies and local SME’s. Tony spent many years working with Coca Cola Bottlers throughout Australia, Europe, and Scandinavia. As a result, Tony has extensive experience in sales and distribution systems related to consumer goods, retail environments and business intelligence to support sales force planning and activities to win market share and grow product value.

For the past decade Tony has worked in procurement and supply chain management with Tassal in the aquaculture farming sector in Australia. He has extensive knowledge of supply chain contract management and systems required to support business efficiency and scaling of enterprises.

Tony’s management roles have included Sales Administration, Business Development and Procurement with his passion specialising in business and systems analyst roles having provided SAP and ERP system implementations along with change management projects.

Carrie Hughes

Business Consultant

Carrie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Marketing and Human Resource Management. She has

previously held marketing and business development positions within the private sector. This involved the development of planning and commercialisation skills and knowledge to enable new products and new customer distribution channels to be developed.

She has held roles in local government providing management and advice on a variety of economic programs affecting the municipality and its development. This included significant elements of marketing, communications, stakeholder management and engagement, strategy development and implementation.

Carrie has been most recently employed within Project Marinus, developing strategies, plans and initiatives that drive, leverage, and maximise the key economic benefits associated with a major infrastructure development project.

She holds IAP2A certification and has previously designed and delivered a range of complex stakeholder and community engagement projects.

Carrie first worked with Summit Strategy in 2012 and has worked across many industries as a business consultant since this time.

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Summit Strategy

Level 1/103
Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000

+61 408 579 638