Mark Wright

Managing Director

Mark is a trusted Risk, Health and Safety professional committed to preventing harm and building high levels of business performance. Mark’s career has included senior leadership positions and work in over 15 countries across high risk industries such as mining, oil & gas, facilities management, construction and utilities.

Mark has strong expertise in risk and safety across a number of disciplines, e.g. management systems, Critical Risk Management (CRM), Safety in Design (SiD), Chain of Responsibility (CoR), contractor management and incident investigations. He also has proven track record of leading organisation transformation projects, team design, team performance, leadership development, human performance and training.

Mark has partnered and learnt from the very best organisations both as a non-executive director, senior executive and consultant. He previously worked with SafeWork NSW as a Prosecutor and with multi-national companies such as Lend Lease, Transfield Services and Rio Tinto. More recently Mark has created a trusted ‘FEFO Consulting’ brand delivering projects with JLL, Boral, AICD, Uniting, multiple government departments and local councils.

Mark has a Bachelor of Science, Post Graduate Diploma (OHS) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)

Kate Power

Director (NSW)

Kate is a highly capable leader with unique skills developed over 23-year period across workplace safety and community mental health roles. She also has a passion for creating positive social impact as a Mental Health First Aider and qualified instructor.

Kate also has extensive complex Mental Health Case Management experience and facilitating Mental Health Community / Family Support groups with Not for profit organisations. Kate is now dedicated to translating her mental health experience into practical wellbeing & mental health workplace solutions for corporate & heavy industry alike.

Kate has a proven track working at General Manager level with several high profile ASX 100 listed companies leading transformation behavioural, system & Leadership programs in Australia and internationally.

Kate has a compelling warm demeanour, allowing her to genuinely engage with senior executive teams and frontline operators across Agriculture, Concrete & Quarries, FMCG & Community Services. Kate has demonstrated experience building high performing teams with organisations such as, e.g. GrainCorp, Metcash and Adelaide Brighton. More recently Kate has delivered mental health & wellbeing projects with FEFO Consulting to many organisations such as BSA, Glencore, Worksafe NZ and government departments.

Kate has completed a Bachelor of Nursing, Post Graduate Diploma & Masters (OHS).

Dr Ian C Dunican Ph.D

Senior Associate Consultant (WA)

Ian has 20 years international professional experience in health, safety and business improvement in military, mining, rail, oil & gas and utilities. He is the Director of Melius Consulting and Sleep4Performance and a researcher with the University of Western Australia where he has worked with elite sporting organizations/athletes to optimize performance. Ian has led and guided health, safety and business improvement projects in a range of diverse international locations.

Ian’s industry career has focused on the leadership of several significant projects where he utilised Lean/Six Sigma and scientific methodologies to drive a step change improvement in performance whilst ensuring sustainability through culture change. He is most interested in the relationships with other disciplines enabling productivity to deliver true value to organizations. He regularly contributes to articles within the popular media and has been featured on the Health Report on ABC radio, numerous podcasts and has appeared on ABC television, Channel 7, Channel 10 and Channel 9 in Australia. He has authored and co-authored a number of scientific articles and technical reports and is a regular reviewer for scientific peer reviewed journals.

Terry Swanton

Senior Consultant (VIC)

Terry is a senior health, safety and environmental expert with a proven track record in delivering effective outcomes in the areas of safety leadership, health & wellbeing, management systems, safety in design, events safety, training and auditing.

He has worked across several high risk industries such as construction, facilities management and motor sports. This has included many high profile organisations and projects such the Australian Grand Prix Formula 1 and Moto GP and many Australian Defence Force contracts.

Sally Boucher

Senior Consultant (NSW)

Sally is a catalyst for growth and change by applying her specialist skills in psychology, mental health and wellbeing. She has a unique skill set of connecting meaningfully with others with a caring, insightful and solutions-focussed approach to facilitate transformation and growth.

Sally’s career has spanned the public and private sectors, not for profit organisations and the management of small businesses offering counselling and consulting services. In every setting, Sally’s focus has been on championing and developing people. Whether she is facilitating change in organisations, optimising team performance or working with individuals, Sally is passionate about helping people understand themselves, their abilities, their needs and motivations, and those of others. Through this approach Sally succeeds in connecting people to their personal and professional values and power – power which translates into greater interpersonal and professional effectiveness, stronger teams and genuine engagement with an organisation’s goals and values.

Organisations who have benefited from Sally’s work include the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Department of Immigration and Border Control, Centrelink, Honeywell, Council on the Ageing, Benevolent Society and One Door Mental Health.

Sally has a B.A. (Psychology) and a postgraduate diploma in counselling.

Paula Gray

Senior Consultant (QLD)

Paula is a safety, risk and assurance professional with extensive experience with multi-national companies and government sectors.

Paula has specialist skills in safety management systems, assurance, training and investigations across construction and aviation. She has held senior safety systems and security roles with Qantas, Jetstar, the federal government aviation transport regulator, property and facilities management. She has also written technical air safety investigation papers, which have been published and presented within international forums.

Paula has Masters of Science and Technology (Aviation), Cert IV in Training and Assessment, Cert IV in Government Investigations, Diploma in Quality Auditing and Certificate in Business Administration.

Gwen Sams

Executive Assistant

Gwen is a meticulous and task driven Executive Assistant with over 15 years of administration experience in client-centric office operations. She has a proven talent for aligning business objectives with her comprehensive administrative knowledge to achieve maximum operational impact and improve productivity.

Gwen has worked with a wide range of organisations within the Mining, Executive Management, Health and Safety and Education sectors and has a passion for creating an organised and efficient work environment.


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Milo is a team player who brings energy and enthusiasm to the FEFO team.

He has a nose for detail and expertise in protecting our team from harm.

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