Dean McLeod

Business Consultant specialising in Process, Change Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Operations Management and Operational Business Analysis.

" if things don't change, they'll stay the same "

"Sometimes all you need is a fresh set of eyes to help point you in the right direction"

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A day, a week, a month or a year! Hiring a Consultant/Contractor can be to suit your business needs at a particular time.

No need to sign me up forever, no need to employ me permanently/semi permanently for a fixed term project and the beauty is I just get in, get the job done and move onto the next project.

Get in touch to see how I can help.


Dean McLeod

Generation X’r, creative, lateral thinker, practical, logical, diligent, traveler, explorer, caffeine addict, extroverted introvert, humorous and friendly!

“Hi there, I’m Dean McLeod and I’ve been working in change management most of my working career. I specialise in the field of Supply Chain but have also had experience in many facets of business and have been involved in the change process from design to delivery and everything in between.

“The understanding of ‘Why’ is the key to any change project. Getting the human engagement is always key to any change proposition and helping the key stakeholders, users and benefactors understand the ‘Why’ is key to a successful change implementation.” ~ Dean McLeod

With over 30 years experience in supply chain, 20 of those years working for myself as a contractor and consultant, I’ve worked with some of New Zealand’s leading businesses (Masport, Sanitarium, Fonterra, Placemakers and the Waikato District Health board to name a few)  to help manage, design, implement and complete many supply chain improvement, process improvements and change management projects.

Comfortable in dealing with all levels of staff, from senior management to entry level school leavers, I get on with most people and have a friendly, casual, firm but fair approach to any project I’m involved with.

I’ve worked with many ERP systems and understand the dynamic of the grey matter interface between people, process and systems and how to get the best out of all.I really love exploring the opportunity change presents and being able to help people understand why the change and getting to grips with the expected outcomes. Designing and improving process and sorting out the ‘grey’ areas is where I love to play.

If you are looking for the right person to help with your process improvement, change project, supply chain management or general project management then look no further.”

Services Offered

Consulting and Contracting services in the following areas.

  • Change Management
  • Process Analysis, Design and Implementation
  • Supply Chain Consulting & Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • General Business Consulting
  • Operational Business Analysis
  • Forensic Auditing - Process, Inventory, Operations
  • Contracting
  • Temporary Management
  • Workshops/Training
  • Facilitation


The biggest part of change management is getting the buy in from the people affected by the change proposition. I can help deliver that proposition or be involved from start to finish or any aspect in between of a change project.


Process is the art of doing. I specialise in finding the easiest, most efficient way of doing things. Looking into the grey areas of process and finding the faults and solutions to ensure you and your team are working as best they can in the processes they need to follow.

Projects & Operations
Projects & Operations

I have managed many projects focusing on the operational and implementation areas. I can manage or be part of a variety of projects from Supply Chain, change management, construction etc. Utilise my simplified, logical and intuitive skills to help progress your project from start to finish.

With over 30 years of Supply Chain operational experience I can help your business in all aspects of Supply Chain. Planning, logistics, distribution, warehousing, process and management. I can consult or contract as required, cover management for short or long periods and use my experience to help look for the improvements to your business.

Temporary Management
Temporary Management

Maternity cover, leave cover or just need someone to fill a role while you hire. I Can provide temporary management for any role for as long or as short as you need.


I can provide a facilitation service to help improve the quality and outcomes of your meetings and decision making. I can provide you with a process so that engagement is improved, contributions can be valued, issues raised and considered and ideas captured.

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