Tony is Managing Director of Teesdale Associates and one of NZ’s leading People + Performance practitioners.
With over 30 years’ experience in the field, Tony is primarily recognised for his strategic approach and competency in business transformation, the law, strategy and practice of employment relations and highly successful outcomes in both commercial and employment negotiations. He has revolutionised the approach to employment agreement implementation through innovative design, modern communication methodologies and a unique negotiation style.
Tony is a pragmatist, adopting the view that there is always a way to achieve the objective if sufficient creativity and energy is directed to the task.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Tony held senior corporate roles with New Zealand Steel Development Stage II, Wilkins & Davies Construction and NZ Forest Products. He was staff relations adviser to the National Transition Committee for Local Government Reform in 1989 and an active participant on behalf of clients in the Waterfront Industry Reform process in the same year.