Alister Lee

Alister Lee

Alister is the President of Lean Enterprise Australia and brings over 20 years of direct Lean Transformation experience. His career has included senior positions in an Australian operation of a global automotive company (Managing Director) and a North American operation of a global automotive company (Director of Lean & Six Sigma, and VP of Finance).

Working for global organisations in Australia and overseas, Alister is a well-respected consultant to many service industry clients with significant experience in implementing Lean transformation through facilitation, workshops and training.

Alister has experience across a range of industries - Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Mining, Defence, Healthcare, Banking, Government and other service organisations.

The following companies have been among his significant clients:


  • Coopers Brewery
  • Haighs Chocolates
  • Smith Co
  • Toyota
  • TI Automotive
  • Mayne Pharma
  • Airbus Australia
  • BHP Billiton
  • GDF Suez – electricity generation
  • SA Power Networks – electricity distribution

Banking/Financial Services

  • Suncorp
  • ANZ Bank
  • Westpac Bank
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • Lloyds
  • AMP
  • Homestart Finance

Government/Not for profit

  • Federal government – Geoscience Australia
  • State government – SA Mining, Courts Authority, Building & Construction
  • Local government – City of Melbourne, Parkes Shire Council, West Torrens Council
  • Not for profit – Australian Diabetes Council, Bedford Industries