Rod has over 30 years of experience as a senior IR practitioner in providing client-focused, industrial consulting services for clients in all sectors and industries. Clients trust his experience and his focus on delivering best practice outcomes. Rod assists many clients at a senior level in enterprise agreement negotiations, representation defending unfair dismissal claims and disputes, interpretation of awards and agreements, and with contracts of employment.
Rod founded EMA Consulting with Shayne Bakewell in 1997 and prior to this was an IR advisor at the South Australian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry and has worked as a senior IR practitioner and advocate for leading Australian corporations. Rod has a Diploma in Business Management (HRM), a Graduate Certificate in IR and is a recipient of the Butterworth Award for IR.