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Cogent is a management consulting company based in Canberra, with a network of specialist consultants around Australia. We have over 20 years of experience providing effective solutions to clients from industry, community organisations and government agencies.

Security Vetting Services

Cogent Vetting Team has a wealth of expertise in the Personnel Security environment. Cogent is a member of the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) Standing Offer Panel to provide security vetting services.

Security Capabilities

Cogent provide clients with tailored security and loss control solutions. Organisations need to provide a balance of well trained and capable personnel, suitable and cost effective technology, and to focus on evolving organisational needs.

IT Strategic Services

Cogent has a strong track record in providing strategic IT services for clients. We provide business analysis, IT project management, IT procurement services and enterprise architecture.

Cogent Audit Systems

Cogent's audit software enable large organisations such as hospitals and sporting facilities to maintain high levels of cleaning standards. Cogent also undertake external cleaning audits in accordance with the Victorian Cleaning Standards.

Employment Background Screening

Cogent provide a range of checks to provide you with peace of mind when recruiting. It is important to understand the risks to your organisation by assessing the suitability and trustworthiness of prospective staff to work in specific roles.

Consulting & Advisory Services

Cogent provide the following consulting advisory services to industry, government and community organisations: Business Process Re-engineering, Change Management, Competitive Tendering & Contracting, Contract Management, Financial Management, Performance Management and Risk Management.

Indigenous Workforce Development

Murumal specialises in assisting organisations with indigenous employment strategies, development of reconciliation action plans, cultural awareness training, personnel vetting services and employment background screening.

Cogent Data Analytics

Cogent's 'Health Data Analyser' is innovative web-based platform that visualises large population health data and socio-economic data. The intuitive interface allows users to build credible business cases and evidence based decisions.

Over 20 years of consulting and advisory experience

Cogent Team

Ant Blumer

Ant Blumer

Managing Director
Peter Wheen

Peter Wheen

Helen Hill

Helen Hill

Mandy Nearhos

Mandy Nearhos

Lani Blanco-Francis

Lani Blanco-Francis

Managing Director, Murumal
Paul Dyer

Paul Dyer

Principal Consultant
    Khai Ngo

    Khai Ngo

    Head of Innovation and Growth
    Leonie Brosnahan

    Leonie Brosnahan

    Vetting Manager
      Sue Toomey

      Sue Toomey

      Corporate Services

      Cogent Group

      Cogent is a management consulting company with the Corporate Head office based in Canberra and has a network of specialist consultants around Australia. With over 20 years of experience providing effective solutions to clients from industry, community organisations and government agencies, you can be confident in our ability to deliver.

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