Chair since: 2013
Group: TEC 1

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TEC Mentor Marion Lawson

Marion brings a broad domestic and international experience in the arena of business and trade activities to the TEC Chair role (business coach, mentor and facilitator) with a wealth of executive experience across a range of sectors with specialist knowledge in Agriculture, Healthcare and Biotechnology.

Marion also runs an Advisory Company, Marion Lawson & Associates, a Management Support Organisation.  Offering a focused range of specialist consulting services in areas such as: Manufacturing; Facilitation of Planning and Training sessions; Business Technology for Improved Management and Decision Making; Human Resources; Strategic Planning, and Quality Assurance. Client list includes consulting relationships with mushroom industry and service industry organisations. Projects undertaken include:

  • Training of Engineering & Production Management
  • Optimisation of Equipment and Human Resources
  • Equipment Modernisation Facility Planning
  • Restructuring/ Organisation Management
  • Job Design/Description and Development
  • Training of Production Employees
  • Manufacturing Audit/Evaluation

Specialities:

Improving end-to-end business efficiency, profit maximisation, broadening of revenue streams, market segment discovery and exploitation, product development and patenting, creation of pipelines to deliver new products to market.