Our Team

Nick Barr

Senior Consultant

Nick has over 9 years’ consulting and industry experience across the utilities sector. He specialises in supporting energy and water clients on business model strategy, business case development and risk management, with a particular focus on disruptive technologies and customer centric transformation. Nick also has a background in quantitative analysis, financial modelling and wholesale power market modelling.

Prior to joining Marchment Hill Consulting, Nick was a consultant with Accenture’s utilities strategy practice and Saha International (now Deloitte). He has also held industry positions with AGL Energy and Lumo Energy.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Strategy and Marketing) and a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) from The University of Melbourne.

Sean Killingbeck


Sean is an experienced Energy professional with a background in the physical energy markets (Gas & Electricity) involving bidding output, analysing market conditions and executing strategies within a project. He has a  strategic mindset to problem solving developed from a technical background. Sean brings to the project an execution based approach to implementing corporate strategies achieved through leveraging interpersonal and people leadership skills.

Prior to joining Marchment Hill Consulting, Sean was an Energy Trading Analyst with Origin Energy. 

Sean holds a Master of Engineering (Chemical) and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Melbourne.

Neil Gibbs

Founder & MHC Associate

Neil Gibbs is a well-known and highly-respected professional management consultant who has served the utilities and infrastructure industries in Australia and around the world for over 20 years. Neil specialises in business strategy, market reform and development, business transformation, organisational change management, and is an authority on organisation effectiveness for utilities.

Prior to founding Marchment Hill Consulting, Neil held leadership positions in major international consulting firms PA Consulting Group, AT Kearney and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.

Neil remains an Associate of MHC leveraging his industry insight and enthusiasm for change to help MHC’s clients deliver more sustainable outcomes. He firmly believes that the energy industry must undergo sweeping change in the years ahead.