Who We Are

Australia’s Most Progressive Defence & Government Sector Specialist Consulting and Training Firm.
Founded in 2010 by former Defence industry executive Nick Mondou, duMonde is one of Australia’s most progressive boutique Training and Consulting firms with a strong pedigree of working with Government and Industry to enhance productivity and competitiveness. Over a decade in the international Defence market, duMonde is an established market-leading provider of Strategy & Management Advisory, Industry Engagement, Collaborative Working and Professional Development support services. A continuous stream of innovation, thought-leadership and engagement has entrenched duMonde as a trusted supplier, recognised and valued for delivery in the Australian Defence sector.
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.
Long-term client partnerships through the provision of innovative solutions
We are a diverse team of seasoned experts, made up of former military officers and executives from the Department of Defence and Defence Industry.
We have a growing suite of highly-innovative, unique customer solutions, concepts, framework models and training offerings.
Our consultants and trainers leverage their years of international Government and Defence sector practitioner-based experience to help clients achieve outstanding operational results.


years in in business

3750 +

professionals trained globally

350 +

consulting projects
successfully delivered

400 +

training workshops
successfully delivered


To be Australia's premier practitioner-based Defence & Government sector Advisory Firm providing outcomes that enhance our clients productivity and competitiveness, and allow us to treble the size of our business by 2023.


Be trusted. Be innovative. Be competitive.

Our Team

Nick Mondou, Chief Executive of duMonde International

Nick Mondou, MBA, BSc (Hons), GAICD, CCPD

CEO & Founder

20+ years of progressive operational and consulting experience, an established Strategist and a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD).

Nick has held top management positions in key Defence organisations and boasts extensive knowledge and expertise in Defence, Government, Strategy, Business Development, Program Management and Professional Services.

Bill Saltzer-Senior Advisor–Naval Shipbuilding

Bill Saltzer
BS Ind. Tech, MA Eng. Mgt

Senior Advisor – Naval Shipbuilding

30+ years of experience in international management and shipbuilding

Former Director of Maritime BAE Systems, Chief Executive Officer/Board Director of Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), General Manager and Marketing & Contracts Division Head of Northrop Grumman (NG) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS).

Debbie Marks -Management Consultant

Debbie Marks

Management Consultant

20+ years of 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 & Development, Organisational Design and Development & Executive Coaching.

Ben Kirk

Training & Consulting Manager

15+ years in high-performance coaching and leadership development.

Active Reserve Officer in the Australian Army. Executive and High-Performance Coach and Trainer. Former General Manager of an internationally recognised training organisation, GM of MenuPad (acquired 2013), Operations Manager of Cartridge World (Scandinavia) and Manager (Sales and Acquisitions team) at NewsCorp.

Dave Kelly-Consultant

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.

Jenny Ferrer - Project Lead at duMonde International

Jenny Ferrer

Project Lead / Senior Designer

Highly skilled and creative professional with 7 years of experience in Graphic design. Proficient in Data Storytelling, Market Research, Design principles and solution and Project Management, committed to driving team success.

Our Competitive Advantage

Intellectual Property
pieces of unique Intellectual Property (IP).

Unique and long-standing relationships

with 50+ Defence clients across all levels of the supply-chain.

Professionals with Deep Subject-Matter Expertise

in niche areas of Defence, Government & Industry.
Only provider of niche customised training

Only provider of niche customised training

in Industry Trade Shows & Trade Missions, Export Skills Development & Doing Business in Defence.
Virtual Business Model

Virtual Business Model

A virtual infrastructure equips us to respond to our clients more quickly, anywhere, anytime at market-leading service rates.

Leading independent provider

of Industry Engagement (AIC & GSC) & Supply-Chain Advisory Services in Australia.

Our Clients

duMonde has a strong pedigree at strategic partnerships with Federal & State Governments and Industry at large – from SMEs to large multinational organisations to 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 former 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."
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Postal Address
PO Box 305, Walkerville SA 5081

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