• Sharpening Focus
    Strengthening Capabilities
    Securing Value


Established in 2006, New Arenas  resolves complex challenges for business owners, executives and boards to create and grow business value during periods of opportunity or disruption. We focus on strategizing, implementing and embedding customer-centric people, process and digital capabilities that enable businesses to succeed.

Experienced. Adaptable. Focused.

  • Case #1
  • Innovation
    Startup / JV
  • – Cost and efficiency focus
  • – Big data analysis and supply chain restructure
  • – JV for expertise. Substantial input costs reduction
  • CASE #2
  • Post-merger
  • – Corporate simplication focus
  • – Program of 11 related systems and process projects
  • – Fairer, more effective people platform and processes
  • CASE #3
  • Insurance
  • – Customer experience focus
  • – Replatform and reduce process complexity
  • – Improved relationships and

Big visions are achieved with small steps. Through progress, failure, learning and resolve we build #momentum.

Each step is a small victory where we find our best selves and recommit to our bold future. #bigvisionsmallsteps


  • Business Model & Strategic Innovation

  • Digital Service Delivery / Adaption

  • Project / Program Design & Leadership

  • Organisational Structuring & Partnering

  • Performance & Capability Analysis

  • Transition Coaching & Mentoring

  • Business Case Design & Facilitation

  • Workshop Design & Facilitation

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A strong track record

Reputation for ‘getting tough stuff done’. Achieved via a rare mix of innovation, strategy and delivery skills, paired with strong emotional intelligence, empathy and teamworking.
Substantial Australian and international experience in financial services, insurance, government, health, and ICT.
Our mantra is to “care about the people stuff, so we get the business stuff done well.”

Stuart Waddington
Stuart WaddingtonBusiness Performance Executive, Advisor & Director