Fleet Advisory is an independent, expert fleet management consultancy established by its Principal Consultant, Paul Oliver. A network of established associates that contribute specialist expertise, ensuring a full-service solution is available.
Paul spent 25 years working in the Fleet Management and Automotive sectors in both wholesale and retail operations before establishing Fleet Advisory. He regularly writes articles for fleet industry publications including Fleet Auto News and the Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) FleetDrive.
As National Manager Product & Process at ORIX Australia, Paul was responsible for driving Innovation - developing and delivering class-leading product and service solutions in the highly competitive fleet market. During this time, ORIX was awarded consecutive Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Company Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Prior to this, Paul was Regional Manager NSW/ACT for Custom Fleet. He and his team were responsible for a portfolio of approximately 350 corporate and small/medium fleets with 20,000+ passenger, light, and heavy commercial vehicles under management.
Paul started his fleet career with Custom Fleet, working in a variety of senior management roles over a 14 year period. This included time in the UK studying fleet management practices. Paul had responsibility for the establishment of new distribution channels for Mitsubishi Motors and Ford Credit while developing small/medium business products for NAB and a broker network.
As the first National Manager Fleet & Government for Kia Motors Australia, Paul established the fleet operations for the brand. He also managed retail and fleet sales in a multi-franchised dealership group in his role as General Sales Manager.
Qualifications and Training
• Master of Management (Macquarie University)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management (Macquarie University)
• Associate Diploma in Accounting (TAFE)
• Lean Six Sigma (The Knowledge Academy)
• Agile Project Management (DDLS) – APMG International Certification
• Associate of The Institute for Independent Business International
• Accredited Individual Member - Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA)