About Us

We are the consulting division of an international resourcing company providing services in Australia since 2006. We have recently expanded into both Ireland and New Zealand.

One World Consulting provides experienced professionals to help your organisation achieve business improvement and growth. We specialise in the planning, implementation and communications challenges for private and public sector programs and projects.

We provide experienced professionals to help your organisation achieve business improvement and growth. Our extensive experience eases your risk in undertaking complex and sensitive projects.

Meet our consulting team:


Liam McFadden


Liam has 20 years of financial, commercial and contractual and strategic partnering project experience working in both the private and public sectors in Australia after migrating from Ireland.

After 11 years working with a Publicly listed private company on major bids and tenders around Australia and internationally, Liam has spent the past 9 years as an independent advisor to both customers and suppliers on major projects in broad range of sectors.

Liam has worked with several public listed companies and government departments and agencies providing commercial, strategic, procurement and strategic partnering/alliancing advice.

Liam has a range of strategic partnering and project (and program) decision- making tools grounded in the 0 to 10RM® High Performance Relationship Management framework developed by Tony Lendrum and in the Victorian Government Investment Management and Investment Lifecycle Guidelines.

Liam is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Master Of Business Degree in Collaborative business Models.

Liam is also a board member of Kerr Partnering Pty Ltd (www.kerrpartnering.com.au) and is currently advising on a number of major urban development/ regeneration projects.

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David Millward

B.Eng, Dip. Man

David has senior, project and procurement management experience including strategic business planning and marketing for rapid growth, start-up, transition, alliancing, acquisition and the ongoing management of service and construction businesses in both the public and private sectors.

David’s experience spans diverse businesses in various markets across Australia and New Zealand including the water, power and gas utilities, defence, transport, telecommunications, warehousing, passenger, information services, parks and gardens refining, mining, resource and energy markets.

David has been providing advice and management consultant services to customers for the last 10 years that includes gaming, utilities, councils and service providers.

All the projects with which David has been involved required significant business planning and, the development and implementation of processes and systems tailored to each requirement.

David holds degrees in engineering, management and is an accredited Victorian State Government Gateway reviewer. He has also completed the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance (‘DTF’) training in investment logic mapping, a workshop to undertake a high level strategic assessment of a proposed project from an investment and benefits delivered perspective.

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Declan Clancy

Managing Director, One World Group

Declan is one of the founding Directors of OWR, he is a qualified accountant with 20 years’ experience in property investment and development in the residential, commercial and retail sectors. Declan brings a wealth of commercial and financial experience on the ground knowledge of the skilled trades and professions required for major construction projects.

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Jock Macneish

B. Arch.

Jock has 40 years of applied experience in corporate communications.

After 20 years working in media broadcasting Jock spent another 20 years as an independent communications consultant. He is a director of Strategic Images Pty Ltd.

He has worked with 16 of the top 20 fortune 500 companies.

Jock uses a range of communications tools and processes including Thinking Insight Text Analytics, Harrison Owen’s Anatomy of Communication, and the Don’t Press Paradigm Method.

Jock is a member of the Australian Cartoonist Association and has won several awards for his work. He has worked for the Age, the Post Courier and Business Review Weekly.

Lawrence G. Norton

Transition Manager

Lawrence is an accomplished change management professional with extensive stakeholder and project management expertise over a wide cross section of industry and all levels of government. He is a team player able to provide advice and practical input for tenders, reviews, restructures and projects based on his extensive experience in ANZ and overseas. Lawrence is results driven with a proven track record in project and program planning, governance and management with excellent implementation and change management skills providing safe delivery. He can generate support from board to shop floor level to empower and motivate teams to achieve the required results efficiently and to budget often in complex industrial, cultural and other challenging environments.

Areas of expertise include

  • Transition & Implementation management planning and delivery
  • Stakeholder engagement and management at all levels
  • Change project plan design, writing, staffing, delivery, reporting and review
  • Leadership and mentoring of multicultural and diverse disciplinary teams
  • Project and program governance, management and reporting including PPP and Alliances
  • Financial and asset management review and due diligence
  • Process and business improvement including safety and compliance
  • Experience across wide range of industries including utilities, transport and energy
  • Post implementation review and advice on opportunities for improvements
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David Abbott

Senior executive with an extensive international network. National and Regional P&L responsibility in a diverse range of industries. Strong executive presence coupled with proven skills & experience in general management, international business development, marketing, sales, restructuring, new business start-ups including establishment of JV's. Project management & strategic planning. Comprehensive operational management i experience in product & service delivery companies in Asia/ Pacific including purchasing & procurement.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Decorated with The Order of Member of The British Empire (MBE).
  • Graduate of the Australian Army's Command and Staff College, Queenscliffe, Victoria.
  • Graduate of the British Army's Officer Cadet College, Mons, Aldershot, England.
  • Registered Tech Eng Automotive, Grad Cert Bus Admin, Grad Dip Ind Engr.
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Nicholas Martin

Project Director

Nick has more than 20 years of experience in the direction and management of complex projects, building businesses and relationships for the private sector. He has extensive knowledge of strategy, business development, operations, commercial, and finance.

He has particular experience in

  • Development of transition plans and methodologies for Tenix to be eluded in tender responses.
  • Development of strategy and business plans for private sector projects
  • Development and execution of mobilisation, transition or integration programs
  • Development and application of commercial and contractual models for complex operational environments
  • Completion of project reviews including commercial and operational
  • Bid management and preparation
  • Qualifications & Memberships

Nick holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a member of CPA Australia

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Jeremy Cattell

An experienced consultant who has worked with a broad client base including finance, manufacturing, services and resources companies in the development and implementation of organisation improvement initiatives.

He has also worked as a senior Human Resources Executive in all areas of human resources, including leadership development, industrial relations, change management and organisational effectiveness. Industrial experience includes oil & gas, manufacturing, consumer goods and FMCG organisations.


  • Bachelor of Business, P&IR (with distinction) RMIT 1993
  • Graduate Diploma, Organisational Change & Development, RMIT. 2000
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Studies - Psychology. OUA. Current Accreditations
  • MBTI-levels 1 & 2
  • FIRO-B
  • Human Synergistics LSI & GSI
  • Belbin Team Type
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Peter Wilkinson

Peter was Executive Manager, Commercial for Transfield Services ANZ and previously Executive Manager Strategy & Development for Transfield Services' Rail Infrastructure Group. In 2009 he held the role of Acting General Manager for Rail in NSW and Queensland with responsibility for 100 staff. Peter has over 25 years' private industry, public sector and consulting experience in the development, implementation and management of transport business and major infrastructure projects.

Peter was previously Manager of GHD's Sydney Management Consulting Group, practicing in Transport Project Advisory, Asset Solutions, Business Performance and Risk & Safety. He possesses formal business qualifications and is a Practicing Engineer in the areas of maintenance and asset management.

Peter has developed a deep understanding of the relationship between design and performance through his work in implementing technical asset management plans and associated IT systems in the transport, defence, utilities and infrastructure industries both locally and overseas. His commercial acumen was developed through his Serco experience as owners of Great Southern Railway and in bidding for transportation operations opportunities across Australia and in New Zealand, The Philippines, Bangladesh and Japan.

Peter has extensive experience in both private sector and public sector funded infrastructure projects involving procurement and financing using a wide range of methodologies. He has applied his asset and systems development and management expertise in the transportation, defence, utilities and infrastructure industries both locally and overseas.

Qualifications & Memberships 

Peter is a Professional Mechanical Engineer (BE Mech UTS), a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA Australian Graduate School of Management)

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One World Consulting is pleased to announce the Alliance entered into with Capability Driven Acquisition Pty Ltd (“CapDA”). www.capda.com.au

CapDA is a professional services company based in Canberra that has very strong connections with Federal Government Agencies, notably the Department of Finance, the Department of Defense and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.  In addition, CapDA is supporting major commercial clients who deliver logistic and material solutions to government. CapDA is on a range of Federal Government Standing Offers (Panels) and have access to about sixty highly qualified and experienced professionals.

CapDA and One World Consulting share the goal of evolving our consulting business into more complex ‘Service Delivery’ models. First steps have been achieved with provision of support to major commercial clients in the Defence and Logistics Industry. Further opportunities are being pursued to provide service delivery.

This Alliance creates a strong platform to provide national and international professional resourcing solutions to projects initiated by major federal government agencies and large commercial organisations.