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Overview

An independent boutique management consulting company, based in Melbourne, Australia. We work for a variety of clients, from small business, to large government institutions. We have been helping improve business practice in Australia for 15 years, and have an impressive and growing network of referrals.

Our consultants have a wealth of experience gained in business management in  organisations varying in size from 3 people to 100,000 people, and an annual turnover of $500k to $300 billion.

Whoosh Consulting specialises in working with small to medium businesses to strengthen organisational performance. Our consultants have significant, personal experience in successful small business management.

Our client base includes representatives from the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Arts
  • Community Services
  • Health
  • Hospitality
  • Community Services
  • Education
  • Professional and Business Services
  • Government
  • Banking and Finance
  • Telecommunications

Background

Whoosh Consulting was founded by Leharna Black to provide strategic business performance support to corporates and government.  Leharna has been instrumental in assisting some of Australia’s blue chip organisations and business executives achieve their strategic goals.  Following a career in Accounting, Marketing and Consulting, she has been the Managing Director of Whoosh Consulting Pty Ltd since 1999.

She has successfully undertaken numerous engagements delivering business improvement, business strategy, technology strategy, operations management, business process re-engineering and organisational effectiveness programs over her 25+ year career.  Leharna has an impressive track record of helping individuals, teams, business units and organisations transcend their performance, their profitability and creating loyal, engaged staff along the way.

Non-executive director experience includes Tweddle Child + Family (public hospital, Director), Women’s Circus (performing arts, Executive Chairman), Implant Media Pty Ltd (digital reproduction, Company Secretary), Magnum Gold Ltd (gold mining, Director), People & Parks Foundation (environment, Treasurer), ACNEM (medicine, Treasurer) and CERES (environment and sustainability, Treasurer).

Professional accreditation

Whoosh Consulting is affiliated with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Project Management Institute
  • Australian Society of CPA’s

More information

If you would like more information, please drop us a line using the online form.