Your people are your greatest asset, as are ours. Let our experienced team assist you to attract, develop and retain people who will help you reach your company goals. BLUHAT Managing Partner, Julanne Martin and Partner, Ian Edmunds have worked with some of Australia’s best known companies. With almost 30 year’s collective experience in consulting, they have been dedicated to supporting clients in the attraction, retention and development of people.
Julanne moved into full time business after completing her MBA, joining international business consultancy Mercuri Urval in 2001. When the opportunity arose to establish a private management consulting practice, Julanne moved in 2004 with two partners to focus on delivering business improvement outcomes through the people in organisations. Starting from very humble beginnings, the firm grew into a national brand, with Julanne focussed on clients in the Energy, Mining, Construction and Rural sectors. Julanne has worked locally, nationally and internationally on projects including Organisational Restructuring initiatives, Leadership Development programs, Board Effectiveness programs and Strategic Planning activities. In addition, Julanne has further developed her skills and expertise in the areas of Executive Search, Recruitment and Outplacement, running local and national bulk recruitment projects in the resource and construction sectors, and supporting the downturn with large scale Redundancy Support and Outplacement programs. With extensive experience across a diverse range of industries and projects, Julanne has a proven track record of success in assisting clients to improve their organisational performance through their people. Julanne holds an MBA from the University of Queensland.
Following a successful sporting career which culminated in achieving a Bronze medal at the LA Olympics for rowing, Ian channelled the commitment, focus and tenacity required to achieve Olympic selection into a business career. Ian worked for more than a decade in the science and healthcare industries before moving into a Consulting role in 1997. Ian’s dedication to identifying and nurturing talent, desire, goals and commitment has seen him play an instrumental role in the development and turnaround of some of Australia’s leading organisations. Using an approach that is research-based and industry proven, Ian has been involved in a wide range of projects including implementing graduate talent programs, leadership assessment and succession planning, performance planning and change management initiatives. In addition, Ian has worked on driving cultural shifts, and conducted executive searches for an extensive range of key executive appointments across the private and GOC sectors including mining, engineering, pharmaceutical and aviation. Ian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Queensland.