Blakemore Consulting


Our Profile

Blakemore Consulting International has significant achievements and strengths in innovation and supply chain management, e-business, lean manufacturing and quality in both manufacturing strategy and service organisations.

Dr Blakemore was awarded the "Distinguished Service Award in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management" in January 2014 by an international board representing 66 countries and attended by over 600 people.

As well as being the recipient of The International Nickel Fellowship, Dr Blakemore was recognized by the Australian Institution of Engineers as being amongst the top 10 Engineers in Australia for Engineering expertise for his contributions to re-engineering businesses and the development and commercialization of new products and processes.

In addition, we offer both basic and advanced management programs and workshops focused on methods to increase profit and enhance growth.

 Our company has over 400 clients both here and overseas (8 countries). Some significant clients are:

  • Panasonic
  • Cochlear
  • Pirelli
  • Shaw Industries (USA)
  • KnowledgeCom (Malaysia)
  • Dataprep (Malaysia)
  • Prixcar Services
  • Precision
  • Alcatel
  • Target
  • BHP
  • Bluescope Steel
  • Reckitt Benckiser (as Samuel Taylor)

and industry training associations such as:

  • PACIA (Plastics and Chemical Industries Association)
  • CSIRO (Divisions of Mathematics and Statistics)
  • TABMA (Timber and Building Materials Association)

Blakemore Consulting has also designed customised business improvement programs for the PACIA (Plastics and Chemical Industry Association 450 companies) and authored two books published originally by our own publishing house (MASC Pty. Ltd.) and later through Prentice Hall and Information Australia. These titles are available as free downloads here.

  • "The Quality Solution" 1989 (Information Australia)
  • "Quality Habits of Best Business Practice" 1995 (Prentice Hall)
  • "Lean Six Sigma Service Management"
  • "Competitive Manufacturing Management ....Velocity"
  • "Strategic Planning for Business - Self Help Model with Pro-forma plan."

Both are recommended reading at Australian Universities and Colleges.

Some of our recent publications are available for download on our Books & Papers page but we would appreciate an email in return.

John Blakemore successfully completed  a PhD, MSc and BSc.  The MSc and BSc were part-time degrees. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Certified Professional Engineer CPEng and CPEng (UK) and Director of the Leading Edge Initiatives.

John received Hon DUniv(Newc) 2015 conferred at the University of Newcastle on the 9th April 2015.

In addition he is a fellow of numerous professional societies. John's depth of experience is readily demonstrable. He has previously occupied positions as Marketing Director, Research Manager, Engineering Manager, General Manager, Research Scientist, University Lecturer and was an International Nickel Research Fellow. John is listed in Who's Who in the World for his contribution to International Management Consulting (from 1994). John's PhD was studied (2.6 yrs) under an International Research Fellowship. This Doctorate was examined by the University of Leeds (UK) and the Australian Atomic Energy Commission (AAEC) under the supervision of Prof E.O.Hall PhD. Seven international publications resulted from this work.

In 2007 John was voted one of the top 10 Engineers in Australia for Engineering Innovation and expertise by The Professional Institution of Engineers and In 2014 was awarded "Distinguished Service Award in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management"

John sat on the Engineering and Manufacturing Committee of the  Federal Government's Industrial Research and Development Board from 2000 to 2006. From 1996 to 2000 he also sat on the Board of the Australian Institute of Management and he was an Associate of the Australian Graduate School of Engineering Innovation (AGSEI) from 1996 to 2002.


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trading as  Blakemore Consulting

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