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Jonas
Golze

Empowering Transformation, achieving long-term impact, creating culture, leaving a legacy.  

Jonas is a Business Transformation Specialist, Corpus Client Partner and Change-Maker. Having spent more than fifteen years working in strategy and transformation, Jonas has deep expertise in high-stakes change efforts. His unique value lies in his ability to combine analytical and structured problem-solving with intuitive and people-focused execution - a rare blend of left and right brain approaches and a game changer in transformations.

Jonas is driven by his goal of achieving long-term impact for clients through strategic and meaningful change. He works as a catalyst to help teams do their own problem-solving, but is equally skilled in taking on active operational leadership roles as well as high-performance capability development. Jonas’ thoughtful approach places him as a trusted advisor to many C-level executives.

Having previously worked with Bain & Company on a portfolio of more than 40 clients, Jonas has experience in implementation of consumer-driven strategies, performance improvement (e.g. growth conscious cost reductions), post-merger integration, and digital growth acceleration.

He has global exposure and a wide-reaching network having worked in Europe, the US and APAC across a range of industries including FMCG, Retail, Financial Services, Media, Biotech and Private Equity.

Jonas is passionate not only about organisational but also personal change. He recently founded a not-for-profit human performance incubator called whatworx, working in partnership with Walter Bellin Associates – an ex-McKinsey advisor on change effectiveness. Together they facilitate deep transformational change through specialised retreats and development courses. He lives with his wife and daughter in Sydney.

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Charles
Romito

Empowering Transformation, an analytical eye, innovating solutions, overcoming hurdles.

Charlie is a Business Transformation Specialist, Corpus Client Partner and Change-Maker. Throughout his career, Charlie has been described as “expansive in thought, focused in action" – his unique value lies in his skill to analyse detailed data and see the bigger picture, and translate those finding into target-driven solutions. He is unwavering in his ability to set clear business priorities and operationalise change.

An Ex-McKinsey consultant, former VC/PE Operating Partner and a Management Academic. Charlie has more than 15 years experience in helping organisations and individuals achieve step-change growth.

Charlie has a deep understanding of working in the intersection of business transformation, growth strategy and innovation management. He has a particular professional interest in Business Model Innovation, Growth Transformation, Venturing and working with new businesses. His unique blend of time spent working with corporates, start-ups and investors, in VC/PE and as a Lead Syndicate Investor, means he brings an ‘owner mindset’ to every client project.

Charlie has published work and presented at leading global conferences on Innovation Management, and has designed and delivered Postgraduate and Executive Education to several thousand high-performers from all 5 continents. He has a passion for developing bespoke training programs for corporates and PE funds.

His ability to overcome hurdles is not only limited to the corporate environment - Charlie competed in the finals of the World Masters Athletics Championships in the 400m hurdles, placing sixth. He lives with his partner in Sydney.

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Tony
Hockey

Empowering transformation, financial services expertise, global experience with a local view.

Tony is a Transformation Partner with more than 20 years of experience in strategic business advisory for the global asset and wealth management industry.

Working with CEOs and senior executives in Australia, Asia and the UK, Tony has led small and large teams to execute new market entry initiatives, M&As, turnaround programs, divestments and transformations.

He has provided advice and support for domestic and global clients including AMP Capital, abrdn, Capita Asset Services, Columbia Threadneedle, Federated Hermes International, FNZ, Legal & General Investment Management and Pendal Group.

Throughout his career, Tony has found a niche working in complex stakeholder environments. He is known as a dynamic and high-energy professional, with an enterprising approach to every new client challenge.

Tony held senior executive roles at Henderson Global Investors (London) as the Group’s Head of Strategy and Investor Relations; and ING Australia as Head of Strategy and Corporate Advice.  He commenced his consulting career with PwC where he completed more than twenty business performance improvement initiatives for clients in the Asia Pacific region. Tony also held board roles with Clime Capital Ltd and Accountancy Invest Funds Management.

Tony has an extensive academic background with a Bachelor of Economics degree from Sydney University; two Masters degrees from the University of NSW and Macquarie Graduate School of Management; and completed the Advance Management and Leadership Progamme and the Climate Emergency Programme at Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Tony has a passion for ESG/ sustainability, supporting Climate 200 in the push for science-based climate policy.  Tony is on the National Committee of the Australian Republic Movement, supporting the campaign to have an Australian as head of state. He is a keen runner, having completed sub-three hour marathons, and enjoys fine wines.

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Michael
Diamond

Designing future-proof businesses with strategy, organisation design and M&A.

Michael is a Strategy & Transformation Partner with Corpus, bringing more than 20 years of international experience in leading strategy development and implementation, organisational design and restructuring, M&A due diligence, integration and separations.

His experience spans a range of sectors, including financial services, retail and loyalty, transport and logistics, industrials/infrastructure, professional services, as well as governments and non-profit organisations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Early in his career, Michael was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He then spent five years working as a senior strategy executive at Westpac Bank, before returning to consulting. His client portfolio includes national and multinational companies, including five years providing strategic support for Woolworths.

Michael is passionate about bringing fresh perspective to business models for his clients – unafraid of proposing anything from minor shuffles to major shake ups. He finds the optimal operating structure for every client.

Michael holds a MBA from the Melbourne Business School, a Masters in the Economic Development of S.E. Asia from the School of Oriental & African Studies (Univ. London), a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from Cardiff University, and qualifications as a Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute.

Before moving to Australia twenty years ago, Michael lived and worked in Asia. He now lives with his wife and three sons in Sydney, loves getting outdoors and keeps fit by rowing on the beautiful Middle Harbour.

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Jia
Du

Translating numbers into insights.
Driving informed decisions.
Creating actionable solutions.

Jia is a Transformation Partner and Data Scientist. With over a decade of experience extracting and translating data, Jia has unique expertise in a fast-growing corporate niche.

Her mission with Corpus Analytics is to raise the accuracy, awareness and accessibility of data analytics to improve strategy and decision-making for businesses across Australia & New Zealand.

Jia’s combined experience across data, business and technology allows her to interpret core business challenges and create simple and actionable data-driven solutions for her clients. She ensures she and her team are at the cutting edge of adopting new technologies in her field.

Through her career, Jia has worked with companies ranging in size from ASX 10 to single founder-led businesses.

Jia has held roles with Deutsche Bank, Quantium and McGrathNicol and helped extract data insights for leading brands such as Lendlease, Stockland and Woolworths. During her time working with McGrathNicol, she led an analytics team on a project that resulted in data-driven business restructuring and change management for CBA, Macquarie, and UBS, as well as Government Bodies and Educational Institutions across five states.

She holds a BA/BCom from the University of Auckland, having won the Annual Prize in Economics (top of the year), and is a CFA Charterholder.

Jia’s passion and natural affiliation with numbers comes as no surprise, having grown up with parents who were Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineers and always working on a new prototype or experiment around the family home.

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An ‘elastic’ business is one that is agile, ready to adapt to external change, and able to find opportunity where others may only see problems.

About Us

No matter what uncertainty or volatility you’re facing or anticipating, Corpus takes a holistic problem-solving approach to your transformation – ultimately creating a more ‘elastic’ business that can tackle issues while also seizing new opportunities.

Our objective is to create a performance culture, a re-energised team and to get immediate runs on the board, while also setting you up to adapt to issues you might face in future.

We help you to design a future-ready business environment so you can make the right decisions with clarity and deliver your best work.

We take an ‘all in’ approach – appointing a Corpus Client Partner who hand-picks a team of specialists for your business transformation. Through our network-based model, Corpus has access to a dream-team of independent professionals, giving you unrivalled expertise at competitive rates, for lasting and high-value impact.

Find out more about our recent projects, and what our clients say about working with Corpus.

What Our Clients Say

Our work focuses primarily on areas such as:

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Disruption response and business reinvention

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Top line transformation: solutions for revenue and customer pain points

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Bottom line transformation: solutions for operational pain points

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New ways of working: achieving organisational excellence

We complement your in-house capabilities in cost-efficient ways. Corpus can become part of your existing transformation team or act as interim transformation leaders.

Find out more about our All-In Partnership Approach.

Our All-in partnership Approach

Corpus Client Partners

Our partners put our clients first, with a relentless focus on championing bold ideas that help them achieve the extraordinary. We consider your journey, chart your destination and walk that path with you.

The Corpus team were able to plant themselves seamlessly into a transformation project that was already underway. They were able to move at speed and cut through the general detail and the politics to focus on specific action points which could provide the most efficient and effective outcomes for our business. The team provided a fresh view on many areas of focus. Their communication throughout the process was notable. I would recommend Corpus to any business and indeed will use them again.

Chief Financial Officer, ASX-listed Media Company