Toyota Body Seiko, a subsidiary of Toyota Auto Body, is an integrated automotive parts manufacturer that develops, designs and manufactures auto seat parts, frames and pressed components. The company is a first-tier supplier to the Toyota Group.
Based in Tokyo for most of his career, Ian has a unique inside understanding of the application of the Japanese approach to hospitality, known as omotenashi, and how this can benefit companies and elevate their customer service capabilities to the next level.
Cecilia applies kaizen and Japanese design philosophies to declutter and improve the home, workplace, shared spaces and daily life. Cecilia’s workshops and consulting bring freshness and enthusiasm to the world of lean management, as she translates concepts from the Toyota Production System into highly do-able, memorable ways to improve daily life.
Gary has over 20 years’ experience designing and delivering long-term transformation, transition and turn-around programs in a wide range of diverse organisations in manufacturing, processing and service sectors across Europe, North America and Australia.
Silvio has walked the talk of lean management through his management experience in Toyota and Renault. He has also guided management within many other companies through his supplier development activities and consulting experience.
The experience of 18 years in Toyota Argentina has geared Daniel with the know-how to support clients in their journeys towards excellence as a lean manufacturing consultant. Daniel’s depth of Toyota Production System (TPS) experience has certainly put him in demand amongst automotive suppliers to provide consulting services.
Ian is a hands-on business optimisation practitioner who has 30 years of solid experience applying improvement methods across all elements of an organisation and within a wide range of industry sectors and business functions.
Hamish is a business improvement consultant with over 30 years’ experience in operations management and workforce development. Hamish is a system-driven improvement manager who has been involved with some of Australia’s top manufacturing companies within a variety of industries.
Jan is a results-driven and accomplished Toyota Production System consultant and offers over 25 years experience in operations management. Jan has successfully transformed people, processes and systems in the Asia-Pacific region.
Fernando is a senior lean manufacturing consultant with experience through his roles in the global food manufacturer Nestle and aerospace giant ENAER. Fernando has a strong ability to cater the lean strategy and applicable tools to the client in accordance to company objectives and improvement opportunities.