Lloyd Russell MBA (Strategic Management), GAICD, Com Dec Lloyd Russell began his management career in 1986 with the Agri-Services company, Primac Limited. During his tenure, he successfully navigated the business through a major industry downturn in severe drought conditions by changing the branch’s business model and operating structures.
In 1995, he and his family relocated to Brisbane where Lloyd took a position with QRAA, a Queensland Government Statutory Authority. The main focus of this position was the management of numerous financial programs on behalf of the State and Federal governments, targeting rural and regional Queensland.
Early in 2005, Lloyd completed his MBA and moved to the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries holding responsibilities for industry development and export expansion. In 2006, Lloyd successfully completed a Diploma in Company Directorship through the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a Commissioner of Declarations and has continued to update his credentials through Family Business Australia, Governance Institute of Australia, the NeuroPower Group and others.
In February 2007, Lloyd returned to the private sector taking a General Management contract with Watkins Steel Pty Ltd. During his tenure, Lloyd modernised the company’s corporate governance systems, developed and implemented an ambitious growth strategy and project managed the construction of a purpose built factory. Upon completion of this contract, Lloyd established TCB Solutions as a specialist provider of management consulting services to Family and Private Companies.
From the outset Lloyd had a head for business and the complexities of family business therefore by leveraging his three decades in management a vast career in strategic business management he is using his knowledge and experience to help family businesses survive and thrive.
As a fourth generation agricultural family member, he has a personal and deep understanding of family business and a passion for seeing family businesses rise above the challenges and succeed through difficult times of transition.
An accredited family business advisor and experienced strategist, Lloyd is able to guide family businesses through the complex mix of emotional attachment, diverse ownership and commercial business activity.
With experience spaning many industries including manufacturing, building and construction, gas/petroleum and mining services and agri-business, Lloyd provides strategic, pragmatic and practical advice to improve business processes and streamline systems
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