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The power of Davanti is in the strength of the team, below are the people who channel all that collaborative energy.

Meet our senior team

Working mum who runs her life and ours via apps, spreadsheets and caffeine. Heads up Ops & Admin at Davanti Consulting.

Kris Bowie

Kris Bowie

Loves building strategies and solving problems. A life long learner with a passion for great design, cooking and sailing. Davanti Director.

Robert Carter

Robert Carter

Believes information is beautiful and juggles family, trail running and as much travel as she can fit in. Heads up Information Management.

Anita Easton

Anita Easton

Passionate about NZ’s capital city, particularly its mountain biking, spending time with my wife and 2 daughters and connecting people for mutual benefit. Wellington based Davanti Director.

Matt Farrar

Matt Farrar

Thrives on complex problems and is focused and driven to get the right results. Loves spending time on the water. Davanti Director.

Justin Hamilton

Justin Hamilton

Gnarly problem solver with a focus on business case development and programme establishment. Rugby nut and novice mountain biker.

David Harkness

David Harkness

Customer-centric business strategist. Collaborative team builder. Social football player. Leads Auckland Consulting practice.

Ray Liu

Ray Liu

Loves turning the devil in the detail into business solutions. Dedicated dad, enjoys a good pinot. Leads delivery for the Salesforce practice.

Gareth Reason

Gareth Reason

'Passionate digital strategist with a love for creating change through technology and avid footie fan. Heads up Marketing Automation Practice.’

Colin Rebairo

Colin Rebairo

Sales and marketing automation groupie, cloud computing fan, bike-to-work promoter. Heads up sales and marketing at Davanti.

Rory Walker

Rory Walker

CRM and HR systems implementation specialist, avid football fan and wannabe wine aficionado. Heads up the Salesforce Practice at Davanti.

Paul Whittaker

Paul Whittaker

Driven to understand the social impact that design can have on our lives. Enthusiastic in work and life, with family at the heart of everything. Head of Design and Experience.

Viv Baartman

Viv Baartman

To meet the rest of the team, click through to the Davanti LinkedIn site and connect with us.
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Our Story

We started out to build a business to accelerate change in New Zealand organisations by challenging the status quo.

Then, with visionary people, great partnerships and a healthy dose of innovation we changed the business consulting market for good.

For the first time, New Zealand organisations were set free from the boilerplate solutions and grey suits promising deliverables, process and lots of big documents that meant little in the real world.

Now, organisations enjoy not only the result but the entire process - which gets to the successful outcome quicker and better.

Davanti is more than just our name, it is our brand, what we stood for then, and what we stand for today.

Davanti means staying ahead.

It’s about changing organisations for the better.

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