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Phil Guerin

Capability statement

Phil GuerinPhil Guerin is a management consultant and project manager with a practical results-focused approach. He is experienced in change management and the implementation of strategy. Phil takes a structured but fresh approach to business process design, capability development, efficiency review, business process improvement and alignment of operational practice to strategy. Phil can act as a facilitator for strategic planning, particularly when fresh ideas and perspectives are needed.

Phil is a PMP and a PRINCE2 practitioner with experience in project management and programme management and a solid track record of results. He came to management consulting from operations and finance management roles and has a wide range experience across businesses and service organisations.

Phil is experienced in project audit, project review, turnaround of stalled or flawed projects and in project initiation and business case development. Projects managed cover financial and human resources systems, HRIS, HRMIS, budgeting, order to pay, workflow, student management systems, CRM and business and property projects.

Phil has undertaken many projects in the Health sector and clients include Ministry of Health, ACC and DHBs. He has completed projects in Banking, Insurance, Publishing, Education, Transport and for a range of Public Sector clients. Phil can provide financial review and budget and cost control services to reduce costs with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness gains. Advice with scoping, procurement and project initiation is a speciality. He can also act as an independent evaluator, advisor or reviewer.

Phil is happy to act as an independent Project Board member. He can help provide advice on contracts, service level agreements, vendor management and sourcing of specialist IT expertise such as software architecture, testing, developers, process mapping etc. Phil is a registered Gateway reviewer.
Contact:    Phil Guerin
Telephone:    04 473 1875
Mobile:    027 494 4871

Professional background

Phil Guerin joined Hague Consulting in October 1998 after holding management positions at Wrightson Ltd, Baycorp Holdings Ltd, Department for Courts and Department of Justice. Phil's qualifications include:

M. Mgmt. - Management, Massey University 2006
National Certificate of Statistics, Wellington Polytechnic, 1989
B.A. – Economic History, Victoria University of Wellington, 1986

As a management consultant Phil has demonstrated expertise in:

Change Management
Strategy and Strategic Alignment
Efficiency and Effectiveness Review
Programme Management
Project Management
IT Procurement
Business Process Improvement and BPR
Review of Operations
Evaluation and Review
Strategic Planning and Vision Workshops
Process Benchmarking

Phil has a particular passion for building capability within organisations, seeing a Consultant's role as building stronger organisations rather than building dependency on external resources.

Professional associations

Project Management Institute of New Zealand

Institute of Management Consultants of New Zealand (Fellow and Past President)

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation

Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Gateway Reviewer

Certified PRINCE2 Practitioner

New Zealand PRINCE2 User Group

MSD Investing in Services for Outcomes Capability Mentor

Typical projects

Examples of typical projects Phil has managed include:

- Strategy implementation including programme design and management
- Implementing information systems - FMIS, HRIS, CRM, Websites
- Organisational capability development
- Conducting efficiency and effectiveness reviews
- Project management of business process redesign projects
- Benchmarking of best practice in business processes (wide range)
- Facilitating strategic planning and stakeholder engagement workshops;
- Designing and facilitating strategic planning workshops for government departments
- Researching, evaluating and reporting on investment options (including information systems and property)
- Planning and facilitating requirements gathering for information systems and producing project scopes, business requirements, specifications and business cases.
- Conducting project audits
- Project turnaround services
- Evaluating programme effectiveness



Country experience

New Zealand
United Arab Emirates


Education, Training
Emergency, Safety
Finance, Banking
Government, NGO
Hospitality, Tourism
Information Technology
Property: Land, Buildings
Retail, Wholesale
Transport, Distribution


Asset Management
Benchmarking / Best Practice
Brain Storming
Business Process Re-engineering
Change Management
Computer Technology
Customer Relationship Management
Database Management
Facilities Management
Feasibility Studies
Information Systems
Operational Review
Organisation Development
Performance Management
Planning: Strategic, Business
Problem Solving
Process Management
Procurement, purchasing
Project Management
Review, Survey
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