Our Consultants

We don't believe in providing consultants fresh out of college. Island Consulting staff did not become consultants until we had developed relevant skills over many years in commercial environments.

Steve Amesbury is co-founder and Director of Island Consulting. He specializes in IT management, risk management, change management and project quality assurance. His assignments included designing a Human Resource Training system for a major private healthcare supplier, and consulting assignments for Government Departments in Victoria, New South Wales, and Western Australia.

Prior to his consuting career, Steve was Director Information Services at the NSW Office of State Revenue, where he managed one of this states largest and most successful IM&T Projects of the time. He was on several government committees responsible for developing standards on ICT governance.

As a consultant, Steve has acted as IT Manager for NSW Government Shared Service providers NSW Businesslink, and Visitor Services Agencies (VSA).

Recent assignments have included developing business cases for several Departments, and a review of a major project for the WA Government.

His background includes roles as project manager, applications manager and IT Manager in some of Australia’s leading insurance companies. 
Lynne Amesbury also has many years experience in the banking industry in Australia and New Zealand.
Most recently, Lynne has provided a range of project management services to the Shoalhaven City Council.

Prior to that assignment, she provided consultant services in the development and facilitation of project management training in Sydney, Adelaide and London. She was also instrumental in setting up the project office for the NRMA.

Lynne gained considerable experience within Westpac Banking Corporation performing project reviews, assessing business justifications and delivering project office services to many business areas within the company. 

With a background in application development and project management, Lynne’s experiences includes setting up and running an internal software house.

Lynne obtained her first class honours degree from the University of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computing Science).  In addition to many years commercial experience, Lynne has certification in Project Management and Workplace assessment and Training.