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Our Ethos


At Skeiny we are passionate about harnessing teamwork to drive complex projects towards better delivery outcomes. We strive daily to lead, learn, and inspire each other in this endeavour. We believe that strong project delivery organisations can be created using proven concepts and by bringing in new innovative methods.

Our Manifesto

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Teamwork

We believe that diverse teams and
teamwork engendered by communication, collaboration and trust will help us deliver.

Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement

We use the latest digital methods and accept consistent change. This is part of the way we work and the way we continue to be challenged in our roles. Skeiny is committed to delivering client satisfaction through continuous improvement.

Creative Solutions
Creative Solutions

We build products to enable us to achieve and to challenge common conceptions of how to do things. Knowledge sharing and continuous learning is part of our company  culture.

Evidence Based Practices
Evidence Based Practices

We rely on scientific methods and
practices to get the best out of ourselves, the projects we support and our internal processes.

Giving Back
Giving Back

Skeiny exists for us and for our communities that we live in. It exists to improve the world we live in and to invest in future generations.

Meet our Management Team

Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Managing Principal Partner
Daniel is a Certified Practising Project Director (CPPD) that has been running projects successfully for almost two decades. He has worked in various industries performing a variety of project management roles. He is familiar with the latest frameworks for project delivery and is valued by clients for his analytical skills.
Paula Foster
Paula Foster
Principal Partner
Paula is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has extensive experience as a Planning Manager, and Project Controls Trainer. She has worked on projects all over the world including Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe. She has developed and delivered in house project controls training for CASG and a variety of defence prime contractors.
Lauran Long
Lauran Long
Managing Consultant | Victorian Lead
Lauran is the Skeiny Victorian Team Lead and has extensive experience working on large, complex ICT, engineering and defence projects. She is a highly skilled Planning Manager and Project Controls Manager.
Alex Garner
Alex Garner
Managing Consultant
Alex is an exceptional IT program manager and technology leader with 27 years of industry experience working on complex projects. He has a strong background in technical and managerial leadership related to complex program delivery, strategy, and operations. Alex has a passion for managing project scope well, avoiding inefficiencies and leading teams to tackle difficult problems.
Nicola Taylor
Nicola Taylor
Head of Corporate Operations
Nicola is a dynamic leader as the overseer of finance, IT, security, and HSEQ functions at Skeiny. With a legal background, she excels in operations and systems management, seamlessly providing strategic direction and driving continuous improvement. Nicola’s expertise extends to leading sustainability and reconciliation initiatives, guiding Skeiny to success.
Erin Barnes
Erin Barnes
Head of People and Culture
Erin leverages decades of multidisciplinary, science based expertise spanning behavioural science, human sustainability, talent acquisition, HR, leadership, culture, and organisational development. She meticulously optimises Skeiny’s people and culture operations, driving a people first approach to human and organisational excellence.

How We Work

At Skeiny, projects are more than tasks; they are journeys of passion and collaboration. We strive to be best in class in our work for clients, how we work as a team, and within our communities.

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Skilled Professionals

We foster a knowledge sharing culture and are committed to the continual development of our team. Our clients value our enthusiastic approach to each client engagement and our love of what we do.

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Best Practice

We are committed to aligning with or exceeding industry standards. Skeiny is ISO9001 certified and DISP accredited.
Skeiny has also commenced it’s reconciliation journey with a Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan underway.

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Founded and Run within Australia

Our consultants are positioned all over Australia and are trained and mentored in house. Skeiny is an Australian subject matter expert on complex mega projects.