Let us be your guide as you build the road ahead.

 

At Teak Yew we believe that creating your strategy and planning for your future is the most exciting thing you can do in business.

We’re excited about your future and we want you to be excited too.

We don’t do boring!

Instead, our creative approach to strategy engages your stakeholders, in a fun and innovative way, to embrace a shared vision for your future. We’ll focus your strategic thinking to question your current status quo and imagine new possibilities.

We’ll help you to establish a clear strategy, develop strong leadership, ensure robust governance and practice astute asset management. This thorough approach ensures that your strategy will be implemented, instead of gathering dust.

We can work with you as part of your regular strategy review and business planning cycle, or at any time when you require a fresh focus.

 

Dr Monique Beedles

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Consulting

Expert advice and guidance

Dr Monique Beedles founded the specialised strategy consultancy, Teak Yew, in 2004. Teak Yew has a focus on Asset Management for large companies and government bodies including Mining, Rail, Ports and Utilities.

Monique holds a PhD in Corporate Strategy and as the winner of a QUT Alumni scholarship, participated in an Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School in 2012.

Dr Beedles is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and has more than 16 years experience as a board director in commercial, government and not-for-profit organisations. Monique is a member of the AICD Faculty and facilitates their director education programs on Strategy and Risk.

Monique is passionate about the importance of raising the conversation about Asset Management to the board level and her latest book, Asset Management for Directors, has recently been published by AICD.

Monique has a special interest in mentoring young women for leadership, executive and board roles, particularly in traditionally male dominated fields. Monique is a mentor for:

  • QUT Executive MBA program,
  • QUT Alumni Fostering Executive Women Program,
  • Women on Boards
  • Women in Technology Board Readiness program.

Monique was the winner of the Women in Technology Executive Award in 2010.

Monique is a Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) and was part of the AMBoK team who developed the certification assessment for World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM).

Monique has completed the Asset Management for Managers program through the University of Western Australia, and she is frequently called upon to present at conferences and industry events and to write articles for business and specialist publications.

Monique continues her active involvement in the Asset Management Council as the Chair of the AMPEAK International Asset Management Conference.

Speaking & media credits

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Australian Financial Review

Business Review Weekly

The Courier Mail

Governance Institute of Australia

Women on Boards

Australian Institute of Management

Women Chiefs of Enterprise International

Engineers Australia

Asset Management Council

Women in Technology

Australian College of Pharmacy

Retail Pharmacy

Dynamic Business

My Business

Her Business

Australian Journal of Pharmacy

Australian Psychological Society

Franchise Council of Australia

Girl Guides Australia

PricewaterhouseCoopers

St George Bank

Queensland University of Technology

Independent Schools Queensland

The Brisbane Club

Queensland Writers Centre

Kalaji Arts

 
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Supporting women in leadership

We are proud to be a 100% female owned company.

We support other women-led companies through our membership of Femeconomy, a community of brands that are at least 50% female owned, or have more than 30% women on their boards. 

We support women in leadership through mentoring and grants to organisations that provide education and development opportunities for women. 

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carbon neutral

We keep a low carbon footprint through proactive procurement practices and aim to continually improve our impact on the environment. 

We offset 100% of our unavoidable carbon emissions through the Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund. CNCF plants native Australian trees to improve biodiversity in regional areas of Australia. 

In the 2016-17 Financial Year, Teak Yew offset 12 tonnes of CO2. 

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promoting education & development

At Teak Yew, our giving of our time and resources aims to promote education and development in underserved communities. 

We support initiatives that improve literacy and provide educational opportunities for those who may otherwise miss out.

We also support research that improves educational outcomes or contributes to reducing potential barriers to educational achievement. 

We recognise that not everyone fits in the same box or follows the same path. Therefore, we support initiatives that help to develop entrepreneurship skills, especially in underserved populations.