Ray Edwards is a recognised leader in business transformation. Since forming Corporate Partners in 2002, he has worked with some of Australia’s most recognisable brands to transform their business. Before starting Corporate Partners, Ray held General Manager and other senior roles at Amcor and its subsidiary businesses for more than 13 years. Ray has a thorough knowledge of business management, leadership and the global best practices that ensure success.
Ray has helped his clients to save millions of dollars and increase profitability using his pragmatic approach to business transformation. Ray is passionate about helping Australian manufacturers to become more competitive.
Ray works closely with his clients to implement the changes required for their business transformation program; his knowledge is not only strategic but tactical too. Ray is able to draw on his extensive leadership experience to work through the people issues that can affect change in any business; he understands that Human Capital is vital to the success of a business. Ray also recognises that the success of any project is measured on the bottom line, yet his approach is not about cost cutting, but about driving efficiency and eliminating waste.
Director of Education, Manufacturing,
Engineering, Logistics and Transport
TAFE Western Sydney Institute
Sharon Kerr is the Director of Education for Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistics and Transport at Mount Druitt College at TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute. Sharon leads a team of experts in fields including automotive trades, electro technology, enterprise improvement systems (competitive manufacturing), mechanical engineering, and panel beating and spray painting.
Sharon is passionate about effecting tangible change, and she firmly believes that education is one of the most important tools people can use to make a positive impact on their lives. Empowering individuals and local communities, especially communities with chronic
underemployment and engrained cultural attitudes to education, drives her to lead day-in and day-out transformative change.
In addition to providing vocational education and training to 3,500 students each year, Sharon’s team assists industries in Western
Sydney with a whole-of-business approach to both business and environmental sustainability that is achieved through lean and green
solutions for work practices as well as compliance and regulatory commitments.
Sharon holds a Bachelor of Teaching, Bachelor of Education, Master of Arts – Complexity, Chaos and Creativity and is currently undertaking her PhD in Youth at Risk.