All of our team have over 15 years experience in senior management positions and have run several businesses.

Our Team

The Strategize team specialise in working with small to large business owners and their teams across New Zealand.   All our team have a held senior management positions as a Chief Executive, Chief Financial Officer, General Managers, Marketing and Sales Managers, Operations Managers or senior management roles.  Many team also run several businesses. 

Our team have completed roles and completed multiple projects across NZ and the World.   The Strategize team has a wide variety of skills including Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Product and Services, Business Planning,  Strategy and Structure and developing team culture.  

Our Firm Partners

Chris McBreen - Firm Partner and Business Strategy Partner

Chris has had three careers as Chartered Accountant, Business Improvement Project Manager and since 2004 has personally coached and advised with over 750 businesses across NZ.   Chris has worked with a variety across many industries.   

Luke Piper - Firm Partner and Business Strategy Partner

Always thriving for more, Luke is constantly on the lookout for his next test or intricate business opportunity that will challenge him. His passion for seeing others succeed combined with his successful track record in a variety of roles led him to choose business consulting as his path.

Business Strategy Partners

Roger Cowell - Strategy Implementation Partner

Roger has experience in Business Finance, China Manufacturing and Procurement, developing and executing Retail Strategy for China outsourcing, and sales account management.

Sean Roscoe - Strategy Implementation Partner

Following a successful corporate and private business career, Sean Roscoe brings a wealth of experience in product design, sales and marketing and business consulting.

Simon McDermott - Strategy Implementation Partner

Simon has built on extensive experience of working for one of New Zealand’s largest NZX listed companies, a large successful family business and consultancy to numerous businesses.

David Fleming - Strategy Implementation Partner

David has been a Christchurch based business leader for over 30 years. Recently David has been working within local leadership roles in the Health and Safety sector which has added to his strong Manufacturing, Distribution and Operational portfolios. 

Paul Martin - Strategy Implementation Partner

Paul brings a wealth of knowledge to experience including business planning and strategy. Paul has many years experience including sales and marketing, client and account management and working nationally with businesses.

Paul O'Keefe - Strategy Implementation Partner

Paul has been involved in manufacturing here in Christchurch for over 40 years.   These Management roles over the years have seen Paul work in small to medium size companies as well as one of the major manufacturers here in Christchurch, he has managed staff levels from 10 through to 65.

Robina Dobbie - Strategy Implementation Partner

My goal is to help business owners continuously improve their business by utilising analysis and planning to create an efficient operation for optimal performance and maximum profits, with minimal waste.

I am a self-motivated person and believe in value aligned goals. Achieving results is important to me. I am naturally a calm person with a happy disposition and a passion for business.

Jean Barr - Strategy Implementation Partner

I have 38 years of sales, management, customer service, coaching, mentoring and leadership experience, in 6 top companies on 3 continents. My experience covers a number of industries, eg; Car Hire, Freight, Health Care, Hygiene, Advertising (web and book), Insurance, Pest Control, Print, Packaging, Tractor Sales, Website Contact Center, Real Estate, Security and Alarm Sales, Recruitment Sales, Travel and Tourism Sales, Agriculture and Telesales to name a few. 

Peter Saunders - Strategy Implementation Partner

Peter is an experienced General Manager with 25+ years experience working in multiple industry sectors including Agribusiness, Renewable Energy and Wine and Spirits. Peter is skilled in Business Development, Brand Development and Strategy, Export Market Development, FMCG and Logistics Management and Vineyard and Winery Management. Peter has built multi award winning brands with both export and domestic distribution and FMCG core ranging. 

Free High Performance Business Health Check $395

We offer complimentary High Performance Business Health Check to Business Owners with our Strategizer Assessment Tool including latest Industry Benchmarking. This is a two hour session covering all areas of your business including Business Planning, Strategy, Structure, Culture, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Operations, Process and Systems.  On average we find 11% to over 29% of extra profit from profit leakage or growth opportunities!    

Please contact us below to book your session. 


Join Our Team. Make a Difference.

Are you looking for a new challenge that will utilise your business skills and experience to create great results for business owners and their teams?  

Are you interested in growing, expanding your knowledge and increasing your influence.   We are looking for CEO, General Managers, CFO and Operational Managers,  with at least 15 years business experience.  

You'll learn a great deal about business visions, winning strategy, structure, culture, marketing, sales, business process and systems, financials and business strategy implementation.  But most of all you've got to want to have passion about wanting to help business owners and their teams ...