Our Story

Our Co-Founders met while working in a large talent services business.  Since then they have both become increasingly frustrated that smaller businesses are frequently more innovative and agile than large corporates, but can't afford access to the wide range of professional advice that they might need to grow sustainably and remain healthy.  In early 2019 our Co-Founders realised over breakfast one day that they wanted to work together and with other trusted experts again to help businesses to survive, grow and thrive - and the Advisory Collective was born.

Tim Sternberg

Co - Founder | Principal

Tim Sternberg

Tim has over 15 years of connecting sales, marcomms and people with cohesive strategic plans to execute business objectives.  He has a particular flair for innovation and helping his clients to capitalise on their digital and talent-based opportunities.  His industry background in Entertainment, HR and as a Business Consultant, has lead him to work closely with Government, Tech Startups, FMCG and many other clients across many markets in the USA, Europe and down the East Coast of Australia.

For more about Tim's professional journey, see here.

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Matt McDonald

Co - Founder | Principal

Matt McDonald

Matt has been a Chartered Accountant since 1991, a Chartered Secretary since 2004, holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce and a Masters Degree in Legal Studies and is also a former Certified Internal Auditor.  He has worked for over 11 years in auditing and public accounting and well over 20 years as a CFO, Company Secretary and  senior executive in a variety of services and manufacturing businesses, ranging from family owned to ASX listed and multinational companies and Not for Profit organisations, focusing mainly in recent years on small to medium sized businesses.

For more about Matt's professional journey, see here.

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