Dave Leonard

Principal Consultant

Dave is our Principal Consultant based in Brisbane. Dave’s primary duties include developing and maintaining client relationships, performing quality assurance and/or leading consulting assignments, and facilitating specialist training services.


30+ years of professional experience

4 years of consulting experience

Areas of specialist expertise

Industry specialisations

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Oil and gas
  • Electrical utilities

Key successes

  • Led initiative which addressed several poor performing key processes impacting effective business value delivery including the CMMS Master Data Request for Change (RFC) process. This achieved a reduction in delivery times from over 200 days to less than 60 days.
  • Led initiatives which transformed acceptance and deployment levels of the Enterprise Asset Management analytics system across multiple global organisation, and significantly increased utilisation producing multimillion dollar recordable savings.
  • Successfully delivered on-time and within-budget, multimillion dollar project for leading global mining major, including custom Life Cycle Cost Analysis tool development and implementation of Reliability Engineering/Asset Management suite of tools with SAP integration.

Professional experience

  • Assetivity (2021 – current)

    Principal Consultant

  • BHP, Maintenance & Engineering Centre of Excellence (2018 – 2021)

    Manager APM Governance & Development

  • Origin Energy, Integrated Gas Division (2016 – 2018)

    Reliability Manager

  • Rio Tinto (2011 – 2016)

    Principal Advisor – Asset Management, Reliability Analytics

  • Meridium Inc. Australia (2007 – 2011)

    Project Director and Senior Implementation Consultant

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