CEO and Founder
Brian Walker is “The Retail Doctor”. As Founder and CEO of Retail Doctor Group, which he established in 2005, Brian has steered his business to become the leading retail consulting firm
specializing in taking insights driven strategy into award-winning implementation, working across omni channel retail, franchise and service sectors in every retail category. Brian is a sought after keynote speaker and media commentator.
Head of Insights
With a strong technical background as a scientific analyst, Anastasia has broadened the consumer insights division of RDG, developing a unique and proprietary approach to help retailers understand their customers better than ever. As a qualified project manager, Anastasia has significant experience managing projects of all sizes up to multi-million dollar programmes throughout the entire project lifecycle.
David is an experienced Managing Director in Australian retail and property leasing. He has 30 years experience with companies such as Lend Lease and Noni B. Building a retail business to take to Initial Public Offering is a significant achievement and our clients are pleased to share in David's hands-on experience and expertise through the Strategy division of our consultancy. David is also Chairman of the RDG Advisory Board.
Head of Implementation
Peter's 40 year career in retail began with Woolworths, Edgars and Milady's stores in South Africa. In 1992 he took on the challenge to turn Katies around for Coles Myer. Subsequently Peter started his own chain of 35 stores, which he sold in 1999. Since then, he's been consulting and mentoring retailers across Australia, many of which are in A grade shopping centres. He now brings his substantial expertise to Retail Doctor Group.
Dominique Lamb has extensive experience providing industrial relations and employment law advice to a range of small, medium and large businesses across a range of industries, having filled the roles of Chief Executive Officer of the National Retail Association and Director of NRA Legal. In 2020 Dominique was a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards. Dominique plays an integral role by liaising and advocating on behalf of retailers at Federal and State Government levels on all areas of policy.
Josh holds an MBA from Swinburne, coupled with a deep background in retail implementation. He is our resident analyst who works on client projects and industry data interpretation. Josh is Retail Doctor Group’s Strategy Analyst and the go-to person for understanding how to efficiently run daily retail operations for big picture growth.
Business Development Manager - RDG Training Academy
Sylvia is an experienced and passionate retail training professional with over 26 years of experience. She has worked across many industries and is specialised in all areas of training and development, such as customer experience, management development, body shapes and styling, onboarding, e-learning and compliance. She takes great appreciation in applying blended instructional design techniques and methodologies to deliver virtual and face to face programs, including e-learning, classroom workshops and the development of in store-based tools and resources on a range of topics.
Strategy and Distribution Consultant
Abhi delivers transformative and strategic options to retailers, which places them steps ahead of their changing consumer. He has over 11 years of experience and is a Chartered Accountant by profession. Abhi has worked with large technology clients and retail technology start-ups. As Retail Doctor Group's Strategy and Distribution expert, he leverages AI and machine learning to reduce costs and increase the sale conversions of retailers and marketplaces.
We’re regularly crossing borders and time zones to harness the knowledge of the world’s leading retailers, consultancies and agencies. Our global relationships put us in a position to recognize international retail trends early and to capitalize on them quickly. As a group, we are able to advise globally operating retail companies and manufacturers of consumer goods worldwide with the highest quality of consulting services such as global research studies and international expansion planning.
In 2009, Retail Doctor Group was honoured to accept the appointment as the Australasian member of the Ebeltoft Group
of International Retail Experts.
Ebeltoft Group is the alliance of 20 leading retail consulting companies worldwide. Ebeltoft Group conducts various global research and benchmark studies on topical retail issues.
With 20 local offices, the Ebeltoft Group operate in more than 22 countries and serve clients from around the world. Get in touch
to find out more information on our country specific partners.