Chris Miles

Consultant


Chris is a senior consultant who is passionate about seeing clients achieve their objectives and create real value for their owners and stakeholders. Specialising in strategy, he has successfully developed and executed a range of business initiatives over a career spanning 30 years.

He offers sound practical knowledge and experience in business, government and not-for-profit enterprises, which range from operations management to strategy and governance. He has been responsible for major industry projects and organisational change programmes. This has provided him with a robust appreciation, and practical knowledge, of the approaches, methods and disciplines required to deliver solutions that work and provide superior results.

Chris has the unique blend of skills that enable him to work effectively with 'big picture' concepts, while maintaining a tight focus on the detail necessary to deliver quality and customer-focussed outcomes. His skills include private and public sector business strategy, planning and implementation, strategic project and organisational reviews, business management consulting and mentoring, business and organisational performance assessment and benchmarking, project and programme management, organisational and business change management (from strategy development and options assessment to implementation). And, he is a strong and effective communicator.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Victoria University of Wellington, and is certificated in project management and service management. He also specialises in business performance excellence, is a National Evaluator and Authorised Baldrige Consultant and partner of the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation.

Interests in roading and local issues, and being leader of an international mission support group, keep him active and in touch with his community. He is also a recreational pilot and enjoys reading about aviation, business strategy, organisational and personal performance and excellence, theology and property. And, Chris loves being an involved grandparent!