Who We Are

Australia’s most progressive Defence & Government sector specialist consulting and training firm.

duMonde is one of Australia’s most progressive boutique Training and Consulting firms with a strong pedigree of working with Government & Industry clients to enhance productivity and competitiveness.
We are established as a market-leading provider of Strategy & Management Advisory, Industry Engagement and Professional Development solutions across multiple sectors of the Australian market.
With operations throughout Australia, duMonde consultants and trainers leverage their years of international Government and Defence sector experience to help clients at all levels of the supply-chain build the capabilities they need to create competitive advantage and achieve outstanding operational results.
Key to this success is duMonde’s investment in a practitioner-based approach to professional services delivery, which is built upon the formal transfer of real-life knowledge and practical business experience from our team to the client.


Our vision is to be Australia’s premier boutique Training & Consulting firm, focused on the delivery of the most innovative and highly-valued Strategy, Sales, Marketing and Management Advisory services available in the market.


To stay growth focused and results-driven by building long term customer partnerships through the provision of high quality, practical, responsive and value-for-money solutions, in highly specialised subject matters, critical to building industry competitiveness and generating growth.

Our Team

Nick Mondou

Nick Mondou

Managing Director
Bill Saltzer

Bill Saltzer

Senior Advisor
Graeme Wilson

Graeme Wilson

Senior Advisor
Mark Kitchen

Mark Kitchen

Debbie Marks

Debbie Marks

Dave Kelly

Dave Kelly

Emma Coleman

Emma Coleman

Business Support Manager & Executive Assistant

Our Values


    We strive to achieve absolute excellence for all our clients in terms of interaction, service, deliverables and outcomes.


    We are determined to ensure every client is completely satisfied with the result of our engagement and are consequently equipped with implementable and measurable outcomes on completion.


    We apply leadership, creativity, and our unique approach to the development of highly innovative solutions for our customers. We believe that innovation is be constant, and that we must always be at its forefront.


    We employ a team of highly creative problem solvers, generating custom solutions that best fit our clients’ needs. At duMonde, we pride ourselves on providing the catalyst for change and continuous improvement.


    The duMonde team thrives on building excellent long-term relationships with our clients, gaining immense satisfaction through collaboratively generating outstanding results.

    Dave KellyDave Kelly

    Dave Kelly


    •   Former Math's teacher and Quality Manager for a number of high profile Advanced Manufacturers throughout Australia
    •   Deep expertise in Electronic Process Management, Business Structure and Continuous Improvement, Software and Systems Development and Integration
    •   Clients have included; Thales, Ford Motor Company, Bristol Myer Squibb, PACCAR Kenworth, National Australia Bank, BEAK Engineering and Dana Automotive.
    Nick MondouNick Mondou

    Nick Mondou

    Managing Director

    •   15+ years Program Management, Strategy (M&A), Business Development and SME Consulting.
    •   Former BAE Systems Head of Strategy, Raytheon Director of Strategy & Business Development and inaugural Global Supply Chain Program head.
    •   Extensive expertise in Defence, Government, Finance, Strategy, Business Development Program Management, Engineering / Manufacturing & Professional Services
    Jim McDowellJim McDowell

    Jim McDowell


    •   30+ years of experience in Defence and Aerospace
    •   Former CEO of BAE Systems (Australia & Saudi Arabia), current chair of ANSTO, “First Principles Review” member for the Minister of Defence, Chancellor of the University of South Australia as well as a Board member of Austal, Codan & the Defence Council of Victoria.
    •   Extensive expertise in Defence, Government, Engineering / Manufacturing, Business Development, Program Management & Management Advisory
    Graeme WilsonGraeme Wilson

    Graeme Wilson

    Senior Advisor

    •   40+ years experience across Market & Business Development, SME Executive Management, M&A & Offshore JVs
    •   Former GM of Mackay Consolidated Industries, Department of Industry Business Advisor & DSTO Business Development Lead
    •   Extensive Expertise in SME Engagement, I.P Commercialisation, Business Development & Corporate Advisory
    Rod KenafackeRod Kenafacke

    Rod Kenafacke


    •   20 years experience in the defence and security sectors.
    •   Extensive knowledge of the defence procurement systems, supply chains and industry programs, developed as Defence’s Director for Industry Liaison.
    •   Highly experienced in training delivery and development and workshop facilitation.
    Debbie  MarksDebbie  Marks

    Debbie Marks


    •   15+ years experience across Professional Development, Training & Change Facilitation & Leadership Development
    •   Former IBM Global Services Program Manager with expertise in managing large multinational projects
    •   Extensive expertise in Learning and Development, Organisational Design & Development and Executive Coaching
    Paul RobinsonPaul Robinson

    Paul Robinson


    •   20 years experience across Marketing, Project Management, Engineering & Supply-Chain Management 
    •   Former BAE Systems Head of Marketing, JORN Program Manager / AIC Lead & Corporate Change Manager
    •   Extensive expertise in Defence & Aerospace, Systems & Support Engineering, Performance-Based Contracting
    Bill SaltzerBill Saltzer

    Senior Advisor

    Senior Advisor

    •   30+ years of experience in the industry with a wide range of management skills developed during a career spanning over thirty six (36) years, including twenty (20) years of proven success in the international business environment
    •   Led culturally diverse teams in multiple countries to develop and achieve a common set of objectives
    •   Former Director, Maritime BAE Systems, Chief Executive Officer / Board Director ABU DHABI SHIP BUILDING (ADSB), General Manager / Division Head, Marketing & Contracts Northrop Grumman (NG) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS)
    Mark KitchenMark Kitchen

    Mark Kitchen

    Associate Director

    •   22+ years in Business Improvement, Business Development, Project Management and Systems Design on major Naval and Aerospace Defence programs.
    •   Former Project Manager, Business Development Manager and Engineer at BAE Systems (UK), Raytheon and Indra Australia.
    •   Extensive expertise in Manufacturing, Design, Project Start Ups and Systems Delivery into service.
    Rhiannon HunterRhiannon Hunter

    Rhiannon Hunter

    Associate Director

    •   15 years’ military and industry experience.
    •   Business development and project management background.
    •   Expertise in economic and regional development, industry engagement program coordination & maritime warfare.
    •   Management consultant with experience working with local, state and federal government.
    EmmaColemanEmma Coleman

    Emma Coleman

    Business Support Manager & Executive Assistant

    •   10+ years business support experience in various industries including Defence, Travel, Education and Law.
    •   Background in organisation, coordination & project management support roles.

    Peter Stevens

    Director Operations

    •   30+ years of industry experience with a proven track record in Defence & Aerospace, Human Resources and Operations.
    •   Business operations executive with extensive experience in strategic planning, business development, financial analysis, project management and training.
    •   Former Raytheon Australia Director Operations, Forestry SA Director Human Resources & Corporate Information Services, Officer in the Australian Army.

    Andrew Goodlace

    Director Training Solutions

    •   20+ years of experience in developing, managing and leading a number of training and professional development organisations including the establishment of Registered Training Organisations (RTO).
    •   Highly-experienced in organisational capability development that encompasses internal and external stakeholders.
    •   Former Officer in the Australian Army and has lead and managed diverse teams across both Defence and business.


    Our Competitive Advantage

    the most innovative and competitively priced
    duMonde offers the most innovative and competitively priced Strategic Planning & Business Winning solutions in the Australian market
    unmatched market-leading insights and domain knowledge
    duMonde possesses unmatched market-leading insights and domain knowledge in the niche areas of Defence, Aviation & Security; Exporting & Global Supply-Chain Programs
    the only provider of niche customized training
    duMonde is the only provider of niche customized training in Industry Trade Shows & Trade Missions, Export Skills Development & Doing Business in Defence
    influential Government and Industry contacts
    duMonde leverages an unrivaled network of influential Government & Industry contacts extending across all levels of the supply-chain. Our CRM database houses over 2,500 global clients
    genuine subject-matter experts
    duMonde’s consultants and trainers are genuine subject-matter experts with years of practical organisational experience
    Industry leading cost-base and fee structure
    Industry leading cost-base and fee structure, achieved by leveraging our globalised resource model, we are able to maintain genuine value-for-money for all our clients


    Our Clients

    duMonde has a strong pedigree of strategic partnerships with Federal & State Governments, and Industry at large. From SMEs to large multinational organisations; high-profile Industry Associations & International Networks. For duMonde, our clients’ satisfaction with our products, services and results achieved are our most important rewards.


    Matthew Lang

    Matthew Lang is the Chief Financial Officer of Cobham.

    "duMonde's use of strategic insight and overall Defence and Aerospace market knowledge was excellent..they were able to very quickly understand what we did and how we did it and then feed this into the design of an appropriately tailored solution that met the needs of our business."

    Paul Boxer

    Paul Boxer is the Managing Director of Sentient.

    "We found duMonde's Strategy Development Workshops and Soft-Skills Training extremely useful, informative and engaging. They have excellent consultants who helped us get where we needed to be. I would highly recommend their engagement.."

    Kerryn Smith

    Kerryn Smith is the DCEO/GM Capability Development of The Defence Teaming Centre.

    "As a specialist strategy and marketing consultant/supplier, duMonde has remained flexible and agile to the changing needs of the DTC Strategic Business Alliance programs."

    Alistair Beaton

    Alistair Beaton is the Industry Engagement Director of Thales.

    "duMonde's support during the strategy formulation, project start-up and implementation phases of our Industry Engagement Unit was invaluable. Their understanding to Defence Exports, the Global Supply Chain Program and the local Australian defence landscape is impressive and I will certainly look to re-engage them in the future."

    Christine Zeitz

    Christine Zeitz is the former Managing Director of BAE Systems, North East Asia.

    "duMonde conducted a strategic review of our maritime business in 2012 which resulted in clarity of direction for the business. They managed the process in difficult circumstances extremely well."

    Kylie Barton

    Kylie Barton is the Sales and Marketing Manager of Pffeifer Wines

    "An excellent workshop. I came away with a good sense of purpose of the event and moving forward in the export market."


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