Andrew Balmaks

CEO Noetic Solutions

With more than 30 years’ experience as a leader, manager and strategic planner, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to each client’s project to deliver better consulting outcomes.

Andrew typically works with senior executives and management to address their difficult and sensitive problems. A Noetic founder, Andrew works across the Group’s range of sectors and services providing leadership to key projects. He is respected for ‘telling it like it is’ and is known for his ability to build trust and consensus across organisations to drive the required change and to address identified problems. Andrew works to a broad client base and has particular expertise in strategy development, major transformation and change initiatives, and investment management / benefits realisation. Andrew has worked with clients around the globe in the Asia-Pacific, the United States, and the Middle East.

Andrew believes a key feature of the Noetic business model is the commitment to delivering better consulting outcomes for clients—a solution to a problem that delivers real and lasting impact for the organisation. He is a firm believer in Noetic’s approach to working with clients which is both curious and critical to ensure what is produced is what is needed, is fit for purpose and implementable. “We aim to provide consulting services that are inherently better through being curious and critical in our approach to any problem. Importantly, we work collaboratively with our clients and build on what they already have and know to deliver a more sustainable solution.”

Qualifications: Master of Business Administration, Master of Defence Studies, Bachelor of Science (Hons)
Visiting fellowships: University of New South Wales (1997 & 2007)
Memberships: Australian Institute of Company Directors
Board and other appointments: Institute for Regional Security (Chair), Royal Australian Regiment Foundation, University of Canberra School of Government Course Advisory Group
Strengths/qualities: Leadership, strategic thinking, change driver