About JVAT

It’s all about the way JVAT works – we’re not afraid of change. In fact, we embrace it. Curious and collaborative problem solvers, we are dedicated to our clients’ success by creating and delivering actionable insights and innovative solutions to the hard problems.

We firmly believe in fostering a positive and open culture between our team and clients – utilizing collaborative working methods to maximize efficiency and productivity. Our agile project delivery approach creates a value driven, highly visible and continuous stream of information that allows clients to respond quickly. We subsequently increase the speed of delivery, reduce complexity and enable the solution to adapt in a world of shifting needs and demands.

The result for our clients? Consistently inspiring confidence and achieving innovative solutions that make the future a reality.

Our Core Values
Dedication to success
Innovation that matters
Trust. Responsibility. Transparency.
Our Focus: Risk & Assurance

Enterprise Risk Management

Security Risk Management

Safety Program Management

Environmental Program Management

Work Health & Safety Legislative Obligations

Health & Wellbeing Planning

Legislative & Regulatory Compliance

Compliance Monitoring

Change Management

Governance & Culture

Business Continuity Planning

Management System Development

Our Leadership Team
Jimmy Stewart
Managing Director

Jimmy is a seasoned safety and risk management professional with domestic and international business management experience. He is proficient in relating business outcomes to successful risk and assurance activities, with practical experience in managing the professional tension between sales, delivery and governance.

Jimmy’s specialty lies in delivering pragmatic, risk-based business solutions. His focus is on providing value-driven results and confidence that obligations, commitments and business outcomes are constantly assured.

As a disciplined strategic thinker, Jimmy’s expertise and vision have been the driving force behind JVAT’s success.

With the right team, attitude and agile delivery model, the power of facing forward to meet the client’s vision will always deliver the simple solution to the complex problem.

Paul Graham
Director - United States

Paul is an experienced risk management, safety and security consultant with extensive experience in business process re-engineering, business continuity planning, management system development, and audit and assurance program development.

Paul has conducted staff training, risk assessment, and business process improvements across public and private sectors, across multiple industries. He is driven by his due diligence, customer focus and a desire to lead a team to provide clarity for his clients in complex environments.

With a genuine passion for collaboration, Paul masterfully negotiates with all members of an organization to achieve sensitive project outcomes within tight resource and timeframe requirements.

Change is constant in business – and it should be embraced. If we foster innovation, value original thinking, be brave, embrace new technologies, and constantly strive to be better – change becomes business as usual.

Dr. James Whitehill
Director - Australia

James specializes in governance structures, management systems, training and risk. Accomplished and focussed, he excels across business development, project management, technical engineering consulting, facilitated courses and governance frameworks.

James’ outcome-driven professional experience is supported by his strong academic background, including a PhD in Engineering, a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Risk Management. James has also been recognized for his contribution to the Defense sector, being awarded a State Finalist for the Australian Industry & Defense Network Young Achiever Award.

Your success isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to face forward and change quicker than your competitors, customers and industry sector.