Neil Mackenzie

Neil has over 20 years of experience helming organisations, brands and projects. 

He is passionate about building businesses, optimising operations, and creating the connections that produce lasting value for owners, team members, suppliers and customers.  Neil is particularly interested in identifying and orchestrating new strategies that deliver commercial, communications and community objectives.

Neil takes a methodological approach to everything he does and is at his best working with result-orientated clients that value collaboration, communication, community and commercialisation.


"Neil is an outstanding project manager and proved to be a valuable member of our overseas operation. His negations skills coupled with his diplomacy in a difficult market place was undoubtedly a key component to the success of our business."  Simon Antoine, former Head of Television at Gateway Television
"Neil joined the Event Operations Team in April 2019 and was tasked to develop and secure a new Oxfam Trailwalker event in Adelaide. As the only team member on the ground in South Australia, Neil proved to be an excellent event professional who is able to work under challenging circumstances. His ability to work independently, autonomously and be self driven was invaluable and I was fortunate to have Neil in the team and in this role."  Chris Novak, Team Leader, Oxfam Trailwalker
"During my time as a member of the Enventive board, Neil demonstrated highly developed and insightful skills in the areas of strategy, project management, marketing communications and sponsorship activation. Neil was responsible for rebranding the organisation as Enventive and developed business that delivered a 50% increase in revenue in his first 18 months. I would recommend Neil as a highly professional and passionate leader with an ability to deliver business solutions."  Paul Shaw, SA Commercial Director Property Council of Australia
"Neil is a highly skilled Manager with a strong focus on delivering sustainable Business Outcomes. Strong skills in Business Planning and implementation of strategy. Has a strong grasp on Business Financial drivers and what makes a diversified business work whilst keeping other stakeholders involved. I have worked with Neil closely whilst in position of Vice President Finance at The Vines GC. During this time I was impressed by his professionalism and commitment." Graham Softly, Former VP Finance at The Vines Golf Club
"During two years as a major sponsor to the Corporate Cup, Goodlife Health Clubs developed a strong relationship with Neil. He helped us confirm our sponsorship objectives, provided us with leveraging opportunities and ensured our assets and rights were managed through the period. Having been presented with a compelling proposal, in 2018 we took up the naming rights to the Goodlife Health Clubs Corporate Cup that we believe will provide us with a good return on investment. I would highly recommend Neil for his attentiveness, innovative approach and engaging nature." Oliver Townson, Commercial Manager at CERM PI, UNISA

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