Meet Rob Nankervis

Meet Rob Nankervis

Businesses seeking to drive growth, increase profitability and enhance their valuation have a powerful partner – Rob Nankervis. A highly successful, highly driven businessman, Rob thrives on demystifying organisational change and strategic planning.

A business consultant, advisor and executive coach with over 30 years’ experience, Rob has in-depth expertise across a range of sectors, organisation sizes, ownership structures, and lifecycle stages. Strategic planning, organisational review and managing change are Rob’s speciality. He coaches Founder/Owners, CEOs, and senior executives, supporting them through business performance challenges, growth periods and company transformations.

Drawing on his extensive experience, Rob facilitates strategic growth programs, runs 1:1 executive coaching sessions, leads public Scaling Workshops and Masterclasses, and is sought as a speaker and media commentator.

His career has encompassed high-level leadership roles and a broad spectrum of consulting assignments. Prior to launching his own practice in 2013 he was a Director of Performance Improvement within Ernst & Young and, earlier, Client Partner and part-owner at boutique leadership advisory firm Oppeus International. Most recently he has been invited onto the Gazelles Global Advisory Board to represent Oceania.


Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Company Director’s Diploma

Certified Organisational Coach


Fellow of CPA Australia

Fellow of the Australian Institute of
Company Directors

Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia

“As leaders, the further we climb, the greater challenges we face.”


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What does Rob do?

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Work With Rob


Attend Rob’s Scaling Up Workshop and walk away with your own one-page plan that builds on four critical business decisions - People, Strategy, Execution, Cash - and a clear vision for the year ahead.


Executive and Team Coaching with Rob is future-focused and strengths-based. You’ll see new possibilities, explore potential and positively work to build your strengths. Take your performance to the next level.


Drawing on methodology from the best-selling books Scaling Up and Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and his own extensive experience, Rob will help you clarify purpose, determine strategic goals and deliver results-driven action.

Want to speak to Rob about scaling up your business?

If you are looking for an experienced business growth coach to help you scale your business, book Rob for a complimentary, no obligation conversation to explore the next steps in scaling your business.

In this conversation with Rob, he will take stock of where you are in your business development,
and advise on your options to improve your business.


"With your help and guidance to develop our business strategy and with the resultant key decisions made, our business is in a very strong position. We have just had our best ever six-month result - the team is aligned and the future is exciting. We can’t thank you enough.”

– Kevin Imber, Managing Partner, Collier Creative
"After experiencing a 190% increase in budgeted profit after our first year of working with Rob, I can highly recommend him for any organisation wanting to improve their strategic planning and execution capabilities.”

– Nicholas Dal Sasso, Managing Director, Ecotech Pty Ltd
“Rob’s thought-provoking discussion had the group really examine how they interact in their work environment and the areas to take a different approach to achieve more. All who attended took away some great thoughts and approaches they could use immediately.”

– Andrew Cahill, Chairman, CPA SME DG


In each of Rob's keynote speeches, he focuses on the four critical decisions for driving growth - People, Strategy, Execution and Cash. Download Rob's Speaker Kit to find out more.

Get your growing business unstuck

Robert Nankervis - How to get your growing business unstuck

Robert Nankervis - How to get your growing business unstuck

An experienced speaker, Rob inspires and motivates business leaders, sharing his insights at conferences and events.

Drawing on methodology from best-selling book Mastering the Rockefeller Habits as well as his own extensive experience, Rob’s keynote speeches help his audience clarify their purpose, determine their strategic goals and deliver results-driven action.

Rob offers both 30 minute and 60 minute versions of his keynote speeches, including:Coaching

  • Attracting and Retaining Your ‘A’ Team
  • Your Strategy in One Sentence
  • Increasing your Cash Flow without Outside Financing
  • Three Critical Execution Disciplines to Exceed Your Targets

Rob’s Speakers Kit outlines his keynote topics.


Keep in mind that Rob is happy to tailor his keynote presentations to meet the specific needs of your business.

Speaking at the CEO Tasmania Summit with Adam Brooks MP (Minister for Small Business) and Alan Oster (NAB Chief Economist).

“Rob is incredibly generous with both his time and knowledge as CEO Tasmania recently found out when we hosted Rob to run a workshop for our members. His work was highly praised by our members, in particular his significant experience in strategic planning and organisational review. His grasp of these topics coupled with an excellent facilitator style meant that all our members came away with a valued product. We found Rob to be highly competent and engaging and we can thoroughly recommend him to anyone who is looking to increase the bottom line of their business”
– Polly Venning, Managing Director, CEO Tasmania

“We were fortunate to have Rob present to a group of our business clients over lunch on the topic of “What to do when you hit a plateau”. Rob gave his time and knowledge generously, and was able to engage with our clients and stimulate discussion on the topic. I would happily recommend him to other organisations looking for insights into the drivers of business performance.”
– Rohan Harris, Principal, Russell Kennedy Pty Ltd