Kristian Downing

KD Consulting
Mentor since 2021

Following a successful career in engineering consulting and business management and leadership (in Australia and the UK), Kristian has gone on to start his own businesses in property investment and development, food product development, manufacturing, distribution and export.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Significant commercial business acumen in a diverse range of industries.
  • A deep understanding of business development through identifying markets and offering real value to all stakeholders.
  • Great propensity for calm, structured, logical and dispassionate, complex problem-solving processes.
  • Effective conflict resolution and team alignment skills, through having difficult discussions with positive outcomes
Qualifications & Achievements
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Course (GAICD), 2020
  • Targa Tasmania Rookie Champion, 2019
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - University of Adelaide, 2010
  • Six Sigma Green Belt - Adelaide Business School (University of Adelaide), 2009
  • Green Star Accredited Professional - Green Building Council of Australia, 2005
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) - Engineers Australia, 2004
  • Master of Engineering (MBA) - University of Adelaide, 1997
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE(Hons)) - University of Adelaide, 1995