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Our values

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We act and work with integrity, reliability and collaboration. Our services are aimed at your ongoing business success, not just this contract.

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We keep our promises, take responsibility and are ethical
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We are responsive and make ourselves available when you need us

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We are proactive, strategic and practical in response to your needs
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We deliver excellence through consistent, clear and open communication

About SER Solutions

SER Solutions was established as a truly independent consultant, focusing on small to medium companies in capital intensive industries. It was born from an identified need for consulting services that concentrate first and foremost on delivering the client’s success. We guide our Clients to connect their strategic plans to their tactical delivery, through a comprehensive review and improvement process. This aligns effort and outcome to deliver targeted business results.

The SER Solutions team are selected for their results in making the decisions and guiding the outcomes you need in your business, based on similar situations throughout their own careers. They’ve been in your position and provide that critical experience to you, now. We focus on capital value by ensuring thorough operation efficiency supports it.

In addition to our core team of seasoned experts, SER Solutions partners with other professional disciplines, as necessary, to ensure we deliver the optimum complement of business skills for our clients.

Meet the team

Peter Crane

Founder and Principal Consultant

Peter has over 30 years’ competency as an executive business leader with practical experience in engineering services, capital planning, project delivery, construction management and strategic asset management withing the infrastructure and resource sectors.

His key strength is to rapidly appreciate the strategic plan and relate that to the immediate operational issues. He has developed this approach through working across the Owners’, Consultants’ and Contractors’ teams. This practical experience enables him to appreciate the essential business objectives and to quickly identify problems at the root cause, which affect investment performance and value returned.

Over the past 20 years, Peter has led a range of co-located, local and internationally dispersed teams. He has proven results in using delegated authority to direct, lead and encourage remote and local teams to achieve targeted results for the client.

Peter is passionate about providing exceptional customer satisfaction by sharing his in-depth understanding with emerging organisations. He is focused on adding real value for his clients.

Peter thrives on using his problem-solving and team leadership skills to plan, manage and deliver complex, major energy and resources infrastructure solutions for clients.

Miles Larsen

Senior Associate
Relationship and Change Management Expert

Miles has 40 years’ experience in business management, including 25 years in executive management within the mining services industry, gained in Australia and offshore.

His experience includes iron ore sales and marketing, marketing and business development for a port authority, and business development roles in the engineering contracting industry – primarily the minerals processing industry. Miles has been responsible for leading and implementing transformations of team culture and performance in several companies.

With a keen focus on developing strong and trusting relationships, Miles’ prime interest is understanding the client’s business and their team. This approach has delivered repeated success in winning major commercial professional services contracts for major mining clients in Australia, Africa, South America, and the Former Soviet Union.

Michael Ryan

Senior Affiliate
Commercial and Financial Analyst

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in executive management roles within the infrastructure, trade and investment, resources and construction sectors. Michael’s core skill and experience has centred around commercial management of private companies.

Michael is the founder of ‘Balance Advisory’, a trusted and in-demand infrastructure advisory company with 20 professional consultants across Australia, Asia, and North America. Michael leads the team of experienced practitioners in the areas of supply chain infrastructure assessment, bulk commodity transport commercial agreements, and independent business analysis.

As a Director of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal from 2010 to 2013, Michael provided strategic, regulatory, commercial and financial input, which assisted in promoting efficient development of the port at Gladstone. He offers an insightful appreciation of fundamental commercial and operational issues, from a mine owner and contractor’s perspective. This knowledge is essential in understanding the value chain from mine to port and market.

And Our Key Associates

Supporting our key core team members, SER Solutions draws on strong relationships with parallel disciplines and consultants.
Our key associates include:

Bluefield Asset Management

Strategic and Operational asset management services to mining and industry clients.

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Projectus Infrastructure Services

Project management services, feasibility studies, investment analysis and project implementation for capital projects in the mining, rail transport and energy sectors.

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Lytton Advisory

Independent economic advice given to clients on capital investment decisions and organisational strategic planning and development process.

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Waterline Projects

Specialists in providing remote technical engineering support to the mining industry.

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Xenco Services

Delivering executive and operational support to organisations seeking to optimise the many facets of their business.

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