Mal is an experienced and trusted business advisor to many family owned manufacturing companies, having worked in the defence and manufacturing sector for over 30 years.
Mal brings extensive manufacturing and business development experience to the R&D team, having worked with large multi-national organisations, small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as in the public sector.
Mal’s role focuses on supporting SME’s – and particularly those in defence, space and advanced manufacturing sectors – as they navigate the R&D Tax Incentive Scheme and claim their entitled benefits.
Mal’s roles have included operations management, international business development, and sales and marketing.
Prior to joining Bentleys, Mal was a senior member of the South Australian Government’s Automotive Transformation Taskforce, which was tasked with assisting automotive companies to transition to new markets. Assistance to these companies included operational and strategic advice, as well as support to access a $11.65 million State Government grant program of which Mal was successful in securing over $8 million for his clients.
Mal has a trade background and holds a Graduate Certificate in Management and an Advanced Diploma of Management.