Simply put, we help companies grow. hg.Advisers is a mid-market management consultancy working with business leaders to clarify their strategy and motivate their management teams so they can scale up with success. Director Jonathan Herps is a Gazelles International Business Consultant in Sydney. He brings with him over 30 years business experience and the internationally proven Scaling Up business framework to help companies grow.

Many business leaders are frustrated with lack of accountability, sluggish growth and low profitability. If you are finding that your growth has stalled or you are growing so quickly you are exceeding the capability of your teams then you need advice from a business consultant who is a growth expert.

Our customized growth plans help leaders build companies with purpose and direction, with strong teams working together, accountable to common goals. Companies with fulfilled employees performing to their best potential. Remarkable businesses that grow.


If you are a business leader looking to grow your business, we can help you scale your business with success. We offer business leaders and leadership teams three different programs designed to help you with your growth strategy. Using expert advice, powerful tools and an internationally proven framework, each program is designed to help you sustainably scale your business.


Strategic management consulting at its best. Monthly or quarterly customised business growth coaching sessions facilitated with CEOs and senior leadership teams. Using the Gazelles Scaling Up framework, One Page Strategic Plan and 4 Decisions process you will gain strategic clarity and direction. All sessions facilitated by a Gazelles International Coach.


Our executive leadership development service provides business leaders with the tools, advice and support to get ahead. Our one-on-one bi-monthly coaching sessions are designed to maximise your full potential. Sought after by leaders who are looking for a clear path forward for professional and personal excellence. A Gazelles International Coach will be your coach.


About Jonathan

Business Growth Consultant | Executive Coach | Adviser | Non-Executive Director | Advisory Board Chair | Gazelles International Scaling Up Coach

Jonathan has 30+ years business and leadership experience in Australia and Internationally as an Executive Coach, Non-Executive Director, Advisory Board Chair & Member, CEO, Senior Executive and Corporate Adviser.

He brings in-depth experience of global business, associated risk issues and their effective management through a significant international career, living and working in diverse and challenging cultures and geographies. He has had extensive experience in Australia, Middle East, Africa, UK, Europe & SE Asia.

Jonathan a Gazelles International Business Consultant and brings with him the internationally proven framework for business growth. Jonathan also holds a Law Degree and an MBA from Bond University in Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australia (FFin).

Jonathan is also a strong supporter of the Not for Profit sector.

Jonathan works nationally and internationally from his office based near Sydney, Australia.


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What They’re Saying

““…In every case, Jonathan met his Highness’ expectation of exemplary ethical behaviour and world class business standards.” ”

Eyhab JumeanChief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Capital and SBK Holdings

““…Jonathan Herps is one of these few truly excellent people. He is a very enthusiastic, extremely articulate, numerate and truly dedicated professional. He is an excellent team player and a first rate business man of the highest standing. I have absolutely no doubt in recommending and endorsing his credentials as an outstanding professional.” ”

Chris Simsex CEO of Aldar Properties and Naseej BSC

““…Jonathan is forward thinking, intrepid and has a willingness to take calculated risks. He has a bias toward thoughtful action. He is strategic yet tactical – he has a vision and is able to execute. He is decisive yet inclusive. In all situations, Jonathan has exceeded my expectations..”

ChairmanAustralia Gulf Council

““It is my pleasure to recommend Jonathan, a true professional, deal maker, promoter and networker. With 3 decades of experience in Real Estate, Property Development, Investment Banking, Private Equity, & Funds Management Jonathan holds a wealth of knowledge and a wide database of important connections. He would be an asset to any business looking for growth and leadership stability.” ”

Scott ThompsonDirector of Business Development, Sales and Marketing, United Arab Emirates, KPMG

““Jonathan is true professional, diligent & commercially savvy, and importantly has the entrepreneurial drive for any venture to succeed. Jonathan is well versed in the real estate industry, with finance, planning & strategy and always thrashes out the issues to provide the best possible solution. His un-selfish ambition for success and positive demeanour is evident throughout his completed career.” ”

Michael CoxManaging Partner

““Jonathan is both grounded and visionary with an energy that provides those around him with inspiration and confidence. He has a naturally innovative "DNA" which is highly complimentary to his strategic development capabilities. One can be assured of timely and well rounded delivery from him together with superb relationship management skills.”

Nicola PeroCEO

““As a business leader he created mature relationships with senior board executives which he manages in a direct, though diplomatic manner. Throughout the process, Jonathan had a hands on approach and worked with us diligently and creatively to structure a model that distributed the risks and rewards to all parties concerned as fairly as possible. He is pragmatic, intelligent, and acts with integrity.” ”

Richard Ian MackieSenior Development Manager, Aldar Properties

““Jonathan, to be frank is one of the leading Real Estate experts in the Middle East. I have dealt with Jonathan on a number of occasions and found his knowledge base and professional approach to be first class. Given how busy he can be, I found him totally generous with his time and a fantastic source of information both on the national and international real estate markets.” ”

Oliver Fraser-Looen MSc MRICSInvestment Specialist based in Dubai covering GCC, Cushman & Wakefield

““We were extremely fortunate to have Jonathan join our Middle East Affordable Housing Summit in Bahrain this fall. His contributions were brilliantly unconventional and thought provoking. These attributes, so rare in a public speaker, are invaluable to producers.” ”

Elizabeth RicciardelliConference Director at IQPC Middle East - hired Jonathan as a Business Consultant in 2010

““Jonathan is a regular speaker and panel participant in our conferences in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and Asia. His inputs to these sessions are always highly intellectual, visionary and thought-provoking - which is no surprise that he is widely and highly respected within the industry."”

Saudin Dungog-NoddingsInvestor Relations & Conferences Manager - Cityscape, IIR Middle East

““I have known Jonathan for many years and worked with him at the Australian Business Council in Dubai. I found him very knowledgeable, dedicated and credible professional …” ”

Pankaj SavaraRegional Director - Middle East North Africa, Western Australian Trade

““Jonathan is an extremely talented and highly skilled individual who I recommend without any hesitation. His specialities include Company transformation, strategy acceleration, performance enhancement, performance turnaround, leadership capital development, financial capital management, governance and risk management, mergers and acquisitions (buy-side, sell-side and integration). His business and financial acumen are of a high quality and are extremely well regarded by his peers and colleagues and clients.” ”

Nick KalikajarosChief Manager, Executive Banking, Commonwealth Bank

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