Greg Cowan  BASc, MBA
Director, Business Improvement Advisory
Greg leads Rise's Business Improvement Advisory practice, helping small and mid-range companies grow their business and solve their most complex problems.
Greg leads the Rise Business Improvement Advisory practice, helping small and mid-range companies grow their business and solve their most complex problems.
Greg is a leading global Business Improvement expert, with over 15 years of industry and consulting experience from around the world (North America, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East). He has successfully delivered strategic and operational improvements to several of the world’s largest corporations, and has also helped small and mid-sized businesses grow to the next level.
He works directly with business owners and senior staff, bringing focus to help businesses grow revenue, reduce costs, optimize assets, and generate an overall maximum value for their business.
From his extensive global consulting experience, he has developed clear methodologies that can help any business overcome their hurdles in key areas such as:
- Developing Strategic Plans
- Implementing Operational and Process Improvements
- Achieving Cost Reductions
- Setting up Reporting & Management Structures
- Guiding through Growth Transitions
- Implementing New Technologies &/or Processes
- Management Coaching (setting priorities, reducing stress, creating alignment to corporate strategy)
Greg has previously held process engineering and manufacturing roles in the medical device industry, and spent over 6 years working in the British Columbia forestry industry, managing a family logging company and operating heavy machinery. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and an MBA.