Neil has over 30 years experience working in Business Management in a number of industries and has held senior positions in major international companies based in Australia.
Growing up in Sydney, Neil commenced his career in the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) where he learnt the skills of personnel management, purchasing and finance management for major organisations. He later moved to set up and run his own Contract Maintenance business for three years before moving to Queensland where he took on the responsibilities of Purchasing Manager, Production Controller and Factory Manager for CIC Industries.
Over 24 years he dedicated his career primarily to the healthcare industry but since 2002 has broadened this experience into a wide range of industries and market segments through his work in his own consulting company Neil Covey and Associates Pty Ltd (NCA).
Neil has held senior roles in Business Management, Business Development, Sales and Marketing and within major companies such as Astra, Bayer and Knoll Pharmaceuticals. His senior management positions have included leadership roles in international Marketing and Project Management teams in both Europe and Asia.
Neil has successfully built, managed and developed large teams of people (100+) and has held responsibility for human resources management and personnel safety.
Since commencing his own business in 2002 Neil has assisted clients with projects in business management, business administration, human resources management, business coaching, business development, negotiations domestically and internationally, strategic planning and business plan preparation, product development, government grants, project management, marketing, sales management, sales training, and recruitment.
He is experienced in all aspects of company management and has worked closely with Steve Austin during the past 2 years to develop the NORM Hazard Reporting System that provides HSE managers with Lead Data and encourages workers to report all potential hazards by making it Quick, Simple and Easy through an automatic phone app based tool.