Equipping you to manage tomorrow’s challenges, today.
EllisKent brings together the skills, experience, and networks of Brett Ellis and Toby Kent, two of Australia’s pre-eminent experts in emergency management, sustainable development, and resilience practice.
Brett has a stellar record of achievement as a senior executive in government, community organisations and small business. During a 20-year executive career he has held senior strategic planning, culture change and operational roles spanning diverse teams, functions and portfolios.
His leadership has been shaped by high-pressure assignments and pivotal experiences including oversight of relief and recovery efforts after the Flinders Street incident in Melbourne in December 2017, frontline roles during and after Victoria’s Black Saturday Bushfires......
Toby has worked internationally to help major corporate, government, and non-government organisations achieve their commercial and operational objectives.
He was Australia's first Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), appointed under the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation' Global Resilient Cities initiative. As CRO, Toby created and delivered Australia’s first urban resilience strategy, Resilient Melbourne, a collaboration across Melbourne’s 32 councils, State, private and not-for-profit organisations.....
Experience You Can Trust
Disaster and Emergency Management Planning
Strategic bushfire management to building resilient communities through disaster recovery.
Strategy & Good Governance
Training and Mentoring
Organisational planning and strategy development to set corporate sustainability and resilience outcomes, as well as the oversight to achieve them.
Supporting executive management to prepare for disasters and build resilience into organisations and community.
What people say about us
Director of Relief & Recovery
Black Summer Fires 2019-20
“I’ve really appreciated all your support.... developing a Municipal Recovery Action Plan is possibly one of the most challenging things one can do. This combined with the challenge we set ourselves to involve community members, has made it a tough but valuable process.”