Growing Remarkable Companies

Simply put, we help companies grow. hg.Advisers is a mid-market business 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 Busines Consultant and Scaling Up Coach. He brings with him over 30 years of business experience and the internationally proven Scaling Up business framework to help companies 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.


A one-year consulting engagement where we take you through a rigorous review process, engaging your management team, staff and customers to develop a new approach to your business growth strategy. We help you to structure a customised work plan, conduct research and engage with you during performance reviews, as you define your strategy.

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Business Workshops

Our private moderated workshops provide business leaders with an opportunity to focus on strategic thinking, execution planning, people management and cash flow. Here you will create your One Page Strategic Plan including your quarterly goals, and learn the scaling up habits used by teams at Atlassian, Red Balloon, Dell, Southwest Airlines, and FedEx.

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Executive Coaching

Our executive leadership development service provides business leaders, CEOs, CFOs and executives with the tools, advice and support to get ahead. Our one-on-one 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.

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Jonathan Herps
Jonathan Herps

Founder & Chief Adviser, Gazelles Scaling Up Coach

Jonathan has 35+ years’ business and leadership experience in Australia and Internationally in the capacity of Founder, Managing Director, Business Adviser, Non-Executive Director, Advisory Board Chair, CEO & Senior Executive. 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, including Australia, Middle East, Africa, UK, Europe & SE Asia. A desire to give back also sees Jonathan advising and serving on not-for-profit boards as well as mentoring other entrepreneurs.

As a Certified Gazelles & Scaling Up coach Jonathan is an expert in the Rockefeller Habits, The One Page Strategic Plan, and many more powerful growth disciplines and tools. Jonathan also holds a Law Degree and an MBA from Bond University. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australia.

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


“Jonathan has delivered tremendous value in a short period of time to my business. He has years of practical experience in the tools and frameworks that he coaches. This combined with his enthusiasm and commitment make him a valued long-term strategic partner.”

Lachy GrayCo-founder & Head of Product at Yarno

““In my career I have dealt with and/or done business with a considerable number of persons ... Many were ordinary, some were good, but only a few were truly excellent; 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.””

Chris Simsex CEO of Aldar Properties and Naseej BSC

“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 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

“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.”

Hon. Michael YabsleyChairman, Australia Gulf Council

“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

“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