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Public Sector
Advisory Board

Unlocking Strategic Advantage

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About Us

The Public Sector Advisory Board (PSAB) is an Australian Veteran owned consultancy which provides an Advisory Board function for the public and private sectors. 

Our focus is to partner with leaders in business and government to take their most significant challenges and assist them in seizing optimal opportunities. We help clients to be more effective today and to create long-term value for the future. 

The Team

Gavin Turnbull


Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Gavin Turnbull (Retd) is a fighter pilot with 37 years of experience in Defence. He has over 15 years of executive and board level experience across the public sector with particular experience in Defence, including appointments as Air Commander Australia (2014) and Deputy Chief of Air Force (2017). 


Timothy J. McOwan

Deputy Chairperson

Tim McOwan is a former Commanding Officer of the Special Air Service Regiment, the Special Operations Commander Australia, the Head of Defence Staff in Washington DC and the Head of both ASIO’s Operational Capabilities and Counter Espionage and Interference Divisions. He has over 45 years’ experience in leadership.


Satish Ayyalasomayajula

Founder & CEO

Satish Ayyalasomayajula is the Founder & CEO PSAB Australia Pty Ltd. He has over 16 years of experience across Entrepreneurship, Cyber, ICT infrastructure, and Cloud based advisory services across the government, FMCG, and insurance sectors across both Australia and global clients.

Strategy, Planning and Prospecting

  • Strategy planning with Boards and Senior Leadership teams

  • Organisational structural (re)design and optimisation

  • Translate strategic planning into actionable projects

  • Implementation of digital solutions into operational workforces

  • Commercial management of third-party suppliers

  • Organisational development and talent management

Approach & Win Theme Development

  • Identify Key win themes

  • Competitor Analysis

  • Customer problem definition and insights

  • Outsourcing/engaging third party suppliers

  • Introducing digital solutions into traditional workforces

Bid Management

  • Bid Development Planning, resourcing

  • Writing, reviewing and polishing bids with an expert panel

  • Negotiation strategies and professional meeting preparation

  • Commercial advice with specific expertise

  • Continuing support through down-select and negotiation

Executive Coaching

  • Strategy formulation and alignment

  • Goal setting and pipeline development

  • Negotiation strategies and professional meeting preparation

  • Confidence and self-awareness

  • Team management

  • •Talent development

How We Can Help


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