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Max Franchitto BA, MBA, Grad.Dip.Legal St., PC Arb.

Max Franchitto is the Founder and Managing Principal of MGF Consulting Group (est. 1999) with its office firstly in Sydney and relocated to Adelaide in 2003. He also founded BuildYourBoard (est 2011) as an advisory service specializing in Corporate Governance and Board development advice; see (

Prior to establishing MGFCG, Max gained his experience (20 years in executive management) with significant management achievements in the financial services industry. He has extensive experience in General management, Distribution channel management, Marketing and Operational issues, particularly in the financial services sector.

Max consults to a variety of industry sectors based on his experience in Business performance improvement, Strategic management, Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions, his clients inevitably come back given his work ethic and dedication to the tasks he performs and the quality of the outcomes.

As a Keynote speaker his presentations include topics like:

  • Why do businesses fail or succeed in challenging times?
  • What defines the customer growth potential for your business?
  • What is important in gaining and retaining business/ customer relationships?
  • Customer Care vs Customer Service in any sector, why is it critical? (SPC)
  • Why do NFP Boards need specialised strategies?
  • What is the role of a NFP Board in the new economic age?
  • Matching Directors with Boards that Work effectively…what is critical?

Max holds a Bachelors Degree (Flinders Uni. SA.) in Politics & Economics, an MBA  (University of SA & Macquarie GSM). He holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies (UNSW Law School) in Corporate Governance, Contracts and IP Law. He received the Macquarie University, Graduate School of Management “Brambles Management Prize” (1995), he attended Harvard Business School (Boston, MA) to specialise his studies in Service & Customer retention management. Max also has a Professional Certificate in Arbitration (Adelaide Uni. Law School) and is a practitioner in commercial Mediation & Arbitration.

He has been a past Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (SA) and a Fellow Certified Practising Marketer (FCPM) with the Australian Institute of Marketing. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the MBA topic “Governance, Ethics & Sustainability” at Kaplan Business School (SA).

Max has been a Keynote speaker since 1999 in various industry sectors to over 5,000 businesses owners & managers…..

Max has held a number of Directorships, including Chairman on Not-for-Profit Boards.

He is available as a Non Executive Director to Companies who see value in his expertise and qualifications.