Experts on Demand

Whether you need help migrating to the Cloud, changing your legal structure, expanding overseas, or anything else, our Experts on Demand service can help. Our experts are all pre-eminent business leaders inside the Chamber of Commerce community who we know and trust to provide excellent support in their specialist areas. This is a free, independent advice service available only to CCIQ members. We don't receive any revenue or kick-backs from these experts for our referrals. 


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Your CCIQ membership entitles you to free consultation with our experts  (2-15 hours per year depending on your membership). Simply request an appointment at times which suit you and we'll facilitate a meeting. 
If you decide you need extra face time, you can engage them through CCIQ at affordable rates. 

Advisory & Tax I Business Management I Business Sales I Debt Recovery I Information Technology I Insurance I Intellectual Property Marketing & Advertising I Work Place Health Insurance I Workplace Health & Safety  


Advisory & TaxDylan Byrne 200x200

Dylan Byrne

Dylan has more than 20 years’ experience as a Tax & Business Services Partner and is currently with our trusted advisors BDO. He works with clients from a wide range of industries across Queensland. His tailored approach is to examine your businesses concerns and objectives to discover the best solutions to help you grow. No matter the size of your business, the industry you operate in, or where you do business, Dylan and his team have the expertise and insights to support you. Dylan supports his clients with the full spectrum of business services including profit maximisation, commercial strategy, cash flow budgeting, tax compliance, business management, acquisitions and sales, tax effective structuring and exit strategies.

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Business Management & EntrepreneurshipAndrew Griffiths Head Shot

Andrew Griffiths

Andrew Griffiths is acknowledged as Australia’s #1 small business author with 12 books sold in over 60 countries.  He works with a host of leading global organisations, providing commentary and strategy around engaging with small business owners. Andrew is considered one of the leading small business influencers in Australia. 

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Garry Stephensen

Garry is Managing Director at Lloyds Business Brokers and a fully qualified and hands-on business intermediary. From owning several businesses, to negotiating complex acquisition and mergers, Garry knows how to value commercial enterprises and prepare them for sale. He can advise on selling, buying, and exit strategy in general.

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Debt Recovery
Angela McDonald Optimum Recoveries

Angela McDonald

Angela is a noted authority in the finance sector and has held senior strategic roles in the debt recovery, telecommunications and recruitment industries. Her overarching mission is to help business stay in business. She offers insightful and easy-to-understand advice that has helped hundreds of business owners maintain solid cash flow and recover outstanding debt. Angela has featured in The Australian Financial Review, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. She’s a Licensed Commercial Agent and a member of the Australian Institute of Credit Management and the Institute of Mercantile Agents.

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Frederique Dennison

As the Chief Operating Officer of cloud technology company, CloudFirst, Fred can advise you on digital solutions that make your IT less complex and more effective. Tap into her vast knowledge and industry contacts to become a truly responsive business and improve your technology ROI in the new Cloud-centred world.

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Ben HastieBen Hastie

Ben Hastie is Resilium Insurance's National Sales & Distribution Manager and a leader and motivator in identifying and pursuing opportunities for business improvement and growth within the commercial insurance environment. 

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Intellectual PropertyRegan Gourley 200x200

Regan Gourley

With a broad background in business, law and engineering, Regan has a unique perspective on the protection of IP and the strategic use of patents and trade marks to businesses.
More than 15 years’ experience in intellectual property has resulted in Regan being a trusted adviser, protector and manager of IP assets to several large national and international companies. On top of this, Regan is responsible for assisting many local small to medium businesses and individual inventors.

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Marketing & AdvertisingSamantha Brooks 140316

Samantha Brooks

Sam is a communications specialist with more than 15 years of experience in journalism, marketing and public relations. She has built strong connections with both local and national media. Sam has worked on major accounts in a demanding agency environment and has also run her own business. She is the CEO of TwoCents Group.

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Workplace Health InsuranceDave Whitefiled 140316

Leroy Roumani

Leroy has worked in the private health industry for more than 10 years, specialising in delivery of workplace health and wellbeing solutions. Leroy has helped clients across a number of industries improve the overall health and wellbeing of their employees and reduce costs associated with an unhealthy workforce. Using a thorough business review process, Leroy can assess the needs of your organisation and recommend the most effective options to help you achieve your goals.

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Workplace Health & SafetyDave Whitefiled 140316

Dave Whitefield

As Director of People and Risk, Dave helps clients understand how safety requirements apply to their business. Dave believes it’s important to take a balanced and practical approach, looking at the hazards and risks that may impact the business, systems that deliver real value, and leadership that positively influences culture.

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Terms & Conditions: Maximum 40 minutes per consultation. Limited to 2 consultations per adviser per year. All bookings, enquiries and correspondence must be through CCIQ on 1300 731 988 or this website. Advice provided through this service is general in nature; while CCIQ endorses our experts, we are not responsible for acting or not acting on the advice given. Service available only to current (paid-up) CCIQ members. Fee-free consultations are limited to: PeopleManager/Opportunity – 5 consults pa, Growth – 7 consults pa, Expansion – 10 consults pa, Leadership – 15 consults pa. Not available to NextGen members. Consults will be scheduled by CCIQ and conducted via Skype, phone or in person at the discretion of the adviser. Consults can be postponed up to 24 hours before, otherwise the meeting is forfeited. Members forfeit the meeting if not present 20 mins after scheduled start time. Consults will be rescheduled if the adviser is more than 20 mins late. Members are entitled to contract advisers under private terms at any time.