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Nestadt Consulting

Nestadt Consulting was established in 1989 by Kevin Nestadt who has eighteen years management consulting experience and eleven years’ experience as CEO of a successful manufacturing business, 'Mackay Trailers', based in Melbourne's Southern suburbs and was a long time SEMMA member.

Nestadt Consulting offers consultancy services and specialist expertise in the following areas:

  • Board and Management Level Advice

  • Strategic Business Turnaround & Process Improvement Support

  • Business Diagnostics, Strategy and Planning

  • Operational Performance Improvement with a Focus on “Lean” methodologies

Nestadt Consulting aims to challenge the status quo in the client's organisation, and facilitate learning and change, bringing specialist expertise to bear on the outcome.  

Kevin is an effective listener, a good communicator & has an inclusive style – enabling him to get traction and effective change in organisations. He has detailed process improvement knowledge,  business knowhow, good facilitative & people skills, as well as follow through “to get the job done”.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, both from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 

Nestadt Consulting helps client organisations achieve:

  • Turnaround and Growth in Profit and Cashflow

  • Reduced Costs and Waste

  • Improved Quality, Flexibility and Flow

  • A Positive Work Environment and Teamwork

  • Transfer of Skills and Knowledge to our Clients

Nestadt Consulting assists its clients to develop competitive advantage by carefully evaluating options and selecting tactics for maximum impact.  The design & implementation of “Lean” /  Performance Improvement initiatives is addressed in the context of the business plan.

Work has been completed for over 100 organisations including ABB, Amcor, APV, ADI, Britax, Cochlear, Davey, Grenda Corp, Hayman Reese, Heinz, Hella, Lanes, Mobil, Natra, Nestle, Qantas, Varian, Volgren.

Kevin Nestadt is the Principal of Nestadt Consulting. His career highlights include:

  • The acquisition, management (over 10 years), profit turnaround, and sale of an iconic Australian manufacturing business "Mackay Multi-Link" (Mackay Trailers)

  • Founding and successful growth of a boutique Management Consulting practice "Nestadt Consulting" which offered services to improve business performance through processes including Diagnostics, Strategy Development, Lean Operations Implementation, and Organisational Dynamics / HR.

  • The achievement of positive results and change in the vast majority of client organisations

  • Board level representation, conference presentations, education and training

Contact Info
7 Henderson Avenue
Malvern VIC 3144