About Black Mountain

Black Mountain - Business Consulting
Black Mountain is a consultancy firm based in Wellington that has formed to undertake projects for Central and Local Government, NGO’s and private organisations. This is a new organisation formed in late 2006. We operate within a strict ethical code of conduct, which dictates:

  • We deliver what we promise
  • We work with clients not for them
  • We do not consult in areas outside our competence
  • We do not claim responsibility for other companies’ work
  • We never repackage ‘old solutions’
  • Client derived information remains confidential

People at Black Mountain

David Marsh BA, MA, MBA

David has spent the past fifteen years working in management, research and consultancy both in New Zealand and the UK. David has also held positions in the charity, outdoor pursuits, education and training sectors.

David has a strong educational background. This includes a degree in Education (Otago), a Masters in Recreation and Leisure (Victoria) and a Masters in Business Administration from Durham Business School (UK). This combination of experience and theory gives David a strong mix to draw upon to deliver first class results. David has experience working with both public and private sector organisations.

David has both managed and conducted a wide range of projects from feasibility studies, strategies to business plans and organisational reviews.

Nicola Plant BA, DipNurs PGDip(Mgt)

Nicky has undertaken a variety of roles in the health sector for various organisations such as District Health Boards and ACC, including senior management, project management, contract management and service development. She has developed an in-depth understanding of health service issues, including expertise in strategic planning, health service development, planning and implementation. She also has experience working with health service contracts, monitoring and reporting, and undertaking reviews.