Our Team


Richard Pitchforth

Richard is our Sydney-based Director who brings a wealth of global experience to ACM having worked across a variety of industries and projects in Australia, New Zealand, USA and Europe.  He has extensive experience with the insurance industry, utilities, health, aviation, engineering, mining industries. Richard has been a management consultant for over 20 years and is a highly regarded business analyst with expertise in cost and risk management, procurement and contract management.

Email: richardp@activecost.com.au


Peter Trandafilovic

Peter is our Brisbane-based Director who has over 20 years experience as an independent management consultant both in Australia and overseas. He has advised corporate, government and multi-lateral agency clients in the areas of international trade, business development, cost management, contract risk management and procurement. Peter is a former Australian Government Trade Commissioner and Diplomat.

Email: petert@activecost.com.au


Peter Sellwood

Peter is our Melbourne-based Partner who manages our insurance and risk management consulting services. He has more than 25 years corporate risk management experience with one of the world’s largest global insurance brokers.

Email: peters@activecost.com.au



Neil Telfer

Neil is our Canberra-based Partner who has extensive experience both in Australia and overseas in the telecommunications, energy supply, IT, high technology, software  and Defence procurement industries. Neil is a former Director of IT at the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Canberra.

Email : neilt@activecost.com.au