Growing Remarkable Leaders and Companies

Simply put, we help companies grow. hgAdvisers works with mid-market business leaders and their leadership teams who have a strong desire to grow their companies and scale up with success. We help Businesses Accelerate Growth.

We deliver IMPACT by bringing an internationally Proven Framework complete with practical disciplines and the most Effective Tools and Best Practices that have already helped thousands of mid-sized businesses scale faster, more profitably and with less effort!

Are you?

  • Are you a business leader who is frustrated by your business growth rate?
  • Are you working too hard for not enough return?
  • Are you spending time fighting fires rather than working on the growth of your business?
  • Are you frustrated with your team and find it hard to attract and keep the right people?
  • Are you passionate about growing your business and know their is a better way to scale?

If this sounds like you then we can help.

Growth Outcomes

When you diligently apply our proven Scaling Up Framework and Tools you will:

  • achieve your goals 3 X faster
  • 3 x increase in profitability against industry benchmarks
  • experience at least 2 x increase in cash flow
  • increased valuation relative to competitors

Meaningful Impact

When you work with hgAdvisers you will:

  • Spend more time working ON your business, rather than IN your business
  • Create alignment across teams to increase productivity, drive execution and get results
  • Refocus your senior team on market-facing activities
  • Ignite passion in your employees and keep high performing employees
  • Experience work/self/life balance for you and all executives

Our Clients

We help entrepreneurial CEO’s who are passionate about growth and are looking to successfully scale their businesses.   We work with companies that are $2m – $100m in revenue and who want to scale at an annual rate of 20%.

Services We Offer

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.

Business Coaching

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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Leadership Team Retreats

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 and Southwest Airlines.

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CEO Mentoring & 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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Scale Up with Confidence

Taking mid-sized Australian companies to the next level.

Jonathan Herps
Jonathan Herps

Founder & Chief Adviser

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 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