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Invest in your people to enhance business performance and outcomes for all stakeholders.

The key to franchisee success is timely and targeted investment in your employees. After many years of experience across franchising, talent acquisition and employee engagement we firmly believe your order of focus should be people, performance and then profit.

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John Cooksey-CEO of BDC Talent
John Cooksey

CEO BDC Performance

John is the CEO of BDC Performance, a division of BDC Partners, a multi-disciplinary advisory firm that helps franchisors and retailers to grow successful businesses. 

A highly consultative executive, John has partnered with leaders in emerging businesses and multi-national organisations across talent assessment and development, employee and franchisee engagement, human resources and stakeholder engagement, in Australia, South East Asia and the Middle East. 

His specific industry experience includes franchising (Franchise Relationships Institute, KFC/Pizza Hut, CML Group), professional services consulting (CML Group, Drake International, Gartner Consulting, The Leading Edge) and performance psychology (Australian College of Applied Psychology, Sportswise).

A registered psychologist and accredited Mental Toughness coach, John has lectured in Human Resource Planning and Sports & Performance Psychology at the Australian College of Applied Psychology, APM College of Business, Sydney University, NSW Institute of Sport, Fitness Institute of Australia and the Conservatorium of Music.
A certified Advisor with the Advisory Board Centre, John provides business guidance and systems to ensure clients achieve individual and organisational excellence.

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Jane Save
People & Culture Director

Jane Save has over 15 years of experience working to improve the performance and profitability of businesses through their people.  

Jane’s firsthand experience as a Restaurant Owner has given her an understanding of the real pain of running a small business. Jane now works with companies in growth mode to achieve their potential in a range of industries including manufacturing, mining, retail, digital, professional services and hospitality, or any other industry sector that employs people. In 2015, Jane was nationally recognised as the Australian Young Manager of the Year by the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Jane has complemented her extensive business and management experience with relevant tertiary qualifications in Business Management, HR and Psychology.  She uses extensive research conducted on SME businesses in Australia to help benchmark and drive businesses to improve their performance.  Jane focuses on minimising business risks, maximising business sustainability and growth, and removing potential barriers or roadblocks to increasing business profitability.J

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