Principal Consultant Dennis Trevarthen
Principal Consultant Dennis Trevarthen

Dennis Trevarthen has extensive experience in information technology, project management and capability development. This unique combination has lead to work roles as diverse as consulting for APEC within Asia on the development of telecommunication standards, to developing standards for the Australian mining industry, leading (as Chief Information Officer) a significant web based B2B development for BP Australia, to developing custom PRINCE2 implementations incorporating AGILE processes.

Dennis is also an experienced project manager, and has managed projects in IT, business development and change management for clients like BP Australia, ACER, IBSA, Department of Transport, Victoria, Treasury Wine Estates and major federal government agencies.

As a consultant in capability development, Dennis has worked with most major industry sectors in Australia developing performance standards and capability frameworks.

Dennis is a highly regarded facilitator / consultant in project management methodologies (PMBOK, AGILE and PRINCE2), currently working with clients in the commercial, public and education sectors.

Dennis is also an internationally recognised podcaster, utilising digital and social media to build a weekly audience over 75,000 across the globe. In 2017 Dennis was invited to Denmark to judge the European Blues Challenge, featuring representatives from 21 countries. See

Education and Certification

BA (Hons level) – Industrial Sociology, Monash University
Graduate Diploma of Education, Melbourne University
Mt Eliza Senior Executive Program
Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training
Diploma of Project Management (PMBOK)
Diploma in Training & Assessment Systems
Diploma of Business
Certified Practising Project Practitioner CPPP
Certified PRINCE2 Practitioner
Certified AGILE Practitioner
SFIA Accredited Consultant

Professional Memberships Attained

Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPMM)
Institute of Management Consultants (MIMC)
Institute for Learning Professionals (MILP)
Australian Institute of Management (AIMM)
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

Qualities & Skills Summary

Professional and outcome focused
Highly developed strategic and problem solving ability
Innovation and adaptability
Expert and experienced facilitator
Unique ability to integrate business, technical and organisational development requirements
Enthusiastic and engaging change manager
Senior national expert in project management
High level conceptual and analytical skills
Clear thinking and communication skills
Reliable, ethical and trustworthy
At home on the shop floor or the board room
Web, media and data management implementer

Key Applications

Development & application of skill capability frameworks
Embedding enterprise cultural change
Industry / organisational skill standards development
Project management design & audit
ICT systems integration and change management
Digital marketing
Workforce management strategy
Instructional Design / eLearning