Our Solutions are Practical, Transferable and Deliverable.

Visionary, experienced and committed, we love helping our clients find practical solutions to complex problems and partnering with them to improve the communities we serve.

Who We Are

Mead Perry Group deliver services and solutions that enhance the performance of Local Government. Visionary, experienced and committed, we love helping our clients find practical solutions to complex problems and partnering with them to improve the communities we serve.

Our management system is certified by Sci Qual International to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard.

Our services include: Corporate GovernanceFinancial SustainabilityHuman Resource ManagementOrganisational Performance, and Retainer Agreements.

Our Mission

At Mead Perry Group we create not compete. Our focus is firmly on the provision of professional, quality and value for money services which enhance the performance of our clients.


Our Values

We are visionary and work to continually improve and enhance the standing and performance of the Local Government Industry. We maintain the highest ethical standards. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life of the community through supporting our clients to improve service delivery. We are client focused. We care. We value our relationships with clients and strive to exceed their expectations. Our solutions are practical, transferable and deliverable. We ensure that they will make a difference “on the ground” not sit on a shelf.


Our Capabilities

  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Sustainability
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Performance


Our History

Mead Perry Group is a widely recognised and respected name in Local Government

  • 2000 – Mead Consulting was established by Scott Mead.
  • 2005 – Appointed as approved consultants for the LGAQ Size, Shape and Sustainability Process.
  • 2006 - Partner, John Perry came on board and a new company Mead Consulting Services Pty Ltd was established.
  • 2008 - Queensland Local Government Amalgamations.
  • 2011 – Business renamed Mead Perry Group Pty Ltd.
  • 2013 - Highfields office opened.
  • 2014 – First project in New South Wales.
  • 2015 - Established office in WA and first project in WA.
  • 2020 - Australian Small Business Champion Awards Finalists.


Strategic Alliances


Mead Perry Group are Executive Partners of the Local Government Managers Australia (Queensland), who are the leaders in local government advocacy, collaborative learning and professional development.

We are proud supporters of the Local Government Association of Queensland, the peak body representing Local Government in its dealings with other Governments, unions, business and the community.

Meet our Team

Scott Mead Director Experienced Director with skills in governance, organisational effectiveness, change programs, ethics, strategic planning and human resource management.

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John Perry Director Experienced Director with skills in budgeting, business planning, analysis skills, coaching and government.

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Bill Gilmore Senior Consultant 40 years’ public sector experience, including knowledge of the Local Government Act, government processes and funding program arrangements.

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Gerhard Van Der Walt Senior Consultant 35 years’ accounting and financing experience, including extensive experience preparing financial statements and overseeing finance departments.

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Nick Clarke Senior Consultant Former Director of the Queensland and National LGMA with over 20 years’ public sector experience in senior management roles, including civil emergency management and governance and 15 years’ in investigations and policing.

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Mark Watt Senior Consultant 27 years’ local government experience including Management and CEO positions. Experienced in asset and risk management, governance, change management, auditing and HR.

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Dr Lisa Patterson-Kane Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Lisa has extensive experience providing crisis support, conflict resolution and workforce training and education.

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Kaitlin Crust Senior Consultant Kaitlin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting). Kaitlin’s focus is on continuous improvement and organisational success through helping clients achieve best practice at every opportunity.

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Joel Perry Graduate Consultant Joel completed a Bachelor of Information Technology and Business from QUT, before joining the Mead Perry Group as a Graduate Consultant in 2017.

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Bronwyn Cairns Senior Consultant Bronwyn has a wealth of Local Government experience as well as Post Graduate qualifications in project management. Her other skills and experience include data analytics, funding submissions and integrated management systems.

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Angie Suliman Business Dev & Client Liaison Angie has over 25 years in local government and administration roles. With a keen interest in business systems and processes, Angie plays a key role in ensuring our services are delivered to the high standard expected by our clients.
Paul Fendley Senior Consultant With over 30 years experience in the Queensland public sector, including 15 years in local government senior management roles. Experienced in strategic and governance matters, organisational change and performance improvement, finance and information and communications technology.

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Neil Crotty Senior Consultant Neil has more than 32 years of practical management experience in CEO and senior management roles in the Local Government and private sector. His personal management objectives are to build strong relationships, encourage positive communication and mentoring teams of dedicated and excited people to strive and meet organisational goals.

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