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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

Loves helping clients and people achieve their goals. Avid Football and fitness fan and private Uber service to three very busy children.

John Bessey

John Bessey

Passionate about Aotearoa, its people, capabilities and organisations. Loves learning and helping organisations to become their best. Wife, mum and scooter rider.

Kirsten Bockett-Smith

Kirsten Bockett-Smith

Loves helping customers engage with their customers, spending time with family and getting out on the water. GM Sales & Marketing.

Kat Carter

Kat Carter

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

Loves getting the job done (and done well) and creating lasting relationships along the way. Lives for balance, hanging out at the beach, spending time with family and shooting the breeze with friends over a good bubbles.

Andrea Meredith

Andrea Meredith

Passionate about clients and working in high performing teams. Loves the outdoors, keen surfer and proud father to Matthew and Sophia.

Greg Brown

Greg Brown

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

Paul Whittaker

Paul Whittaker

Passionate about outcomes – for clients and for the team. Mountain biker, skier, golfer, but not at the same time! Heads up Managed Services for Davanti, Trans Tasman.

Dougal Macdiarmid

Dougal Macdiarmid

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

Kris Bowie

Kris Bowie

Champion of lead-to-cash processes. Loves to help sales and finance teams thrive. Loves a good coffee, exploring new places and spending time with his family and chocolate Lab. Quote to Cash Practice Lead.

Rui Fonseca

Rui Fonseca

Former Olympian who now applies his competitive streak and commitment to excellence to technology solutions. Relishes solving complex business challenges during the week then morphs into a sideline supporter for his three sons during the weekend. Senior Architect for the Salesforce practice.

Brad Riley

Brad Riley

20+ year CRM veteran who put his head in the cloud 13 years ago and loves unravelling and solving complex business problems. Avid basketball fan who enjoys travelling and being the #1 fan of his wife and 3 kids.

Scott Sullivan

Scott Sullivan

Loves a technical integration challenge, with cloud platforms offering yet another twist on the fun. Other loves include family and friends, motorbiking and trail running.

Iain Falconer

Iain Falconer

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

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

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

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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Exceptional talent thrives here, enabling great people to succeed is at the core of who we are.