We deliver transformative results
by using our commercial expertise.

Our team designs and implements innovative commercial solutions that enable the delivery of critical capability for our clients.

Commercial Advisory

Supporting our clients with strategic acquisitions through the provision of procurement support, commercial management and probity services. 


Project Advisory

Provision of Project Management and advice through all stages of the project lifecycle for critical capability projects.


Space Capabilities

Managing commercial and critical issues for space capability projects, including military and commercial SATCOM.

Our Commercial team provides the following services:

Interpretation of legal provisions where there is ambiguity
Skilled in ASDEFCON & CPRs
Contract reviews and negotiations
Strategic procurement activities
Contract cost optimisation
Industry engagement
Facilitating financial approvals and budget management
Contract analysis and spend reporting
Transforming procurement policies and processes
Procurement governance & process improvements

Delivery of strategic capabilities through proactive Project Advisory

Our team has experience working on mission-critical and complex ICT projects on behalf of Defence and Home Affairs including:

LAND 4125 – Deployed Information Environment
SEA 2273 – Fleet Information Environment Modernisation
LAND 4130 - National Information Environment – Deployed
Strategic Sourcing and Compliance Support (Home Affairs)

Supporting Australia’s Space Industry

Our Space Capabilities Team are security cleared, hold qualifications in law and commercial management, and undertake ongoing dedicated space industry training to ensure they are best placed to support the acquisition and sustainment of military & industry space capabilities.

Our Space Capabilities Team currently supports the following space capabilities:

Department of Defence: Commercial advisory for the acquisition of military satellite capabilities (Joint Capabilities Group)
Geoscience Australia: Contract Management for the acquisition of Australian satellite capabilities (Space Systems)

Procurement, Delivery and Management of Government capability

We provide strategic Commercial & Project support, delivering value-for-money outcomes for our government and private clients.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide commercial and management advice that enables the successful delivery of Australian capability in complex and emerging domains.

Dedicated Support

Our clients receive full firm support, meaning that our team can reach back into the EMA Advisory team to seek guidance and advice from other commercial, and business subject matter experts at no additional cost.

20+ years Government experience
DISP accredited
AGSVA cleared

Meet Our Team

Collectively our team has 20+ years of experience supporting Defence, Federal Government and Industry (inc. International Clients).

Emma Jovic

Director - Advisory

Stephen Withers-Norris

Principal Consultant - Defence

David Jenkins

Principal Consultant - Commercial

Kelly Barlow

Principal Consultant - Space

Hugh Abbot

Senior Consultant

Mark Penders

Senior Consultant

Matthew Bautz

Senior Consultant

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Michael Vast

Senior Consultant

Linda Bell

Business Operations Manager

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