Advisory Team

Expert guidance gives your business the tools to expand.

Troy Hazard

Business Advisor

Troy has owned 13 companies over 30 years, across industries and countries. His typical board portfolio or board committee position is centered around growth strategy, operational efficiency, and global business opportunities.

Troy has a deep understanding of the franchise sector, having consulted to 300+ franchise brands in 16 countries. He has extensive experience in merge and acquisitions, and a passion for building businesses to deliver shareholder value.

  • Corporate Governance and Board Cadence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Global Growth Strategy 
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Franchise Expert 

Professional History


2020 - Present

A SaaS technology business, serving the Independent Professionals sector. Troy's portfolio on the board is content development, growth, and governance.
Non-Executive Board Member 


2019 - Present

An aftermarket retail and service business in the pool sector serving residential and commercial clients in Australia, New Zealand and the USA. Troy's portfolio on the board is global strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and growth initiatives.
Chairman of the Board


2016 - 2019

Troy's portfolio was developing strategy for a market entry via M&A in the United States. Successfully acquired 3 businesses to launch the franchise system and offer, and then moved quickly to align the business internationally.
Non-Executive Board Member


2017 - 2018

An industrial electrical services business. Troy's portfolio on the board was marketing and company positioning, and organizational efficiency for growth.
Non-Executive Board Member

Horan And Bird

2012 - 2014

An electrical services business working primarily in the residential space. Troy's portfolio on the board was company organization and positioning for growth, governance and operational efficiency.
Non-Executive Board Member

The Entrepreneurs'


2004 - 2007

EO is the world’s largest entrepreneurial networking organization. Troy's portfolio on the board was globalization of the organization and the development of local chapter operational guidelines to align with the global strategy.
Non-Executive Board Member, Global Board 2004-2006
Global President, Global Board 2006-2007

The Entrepreneurs'


2000 - 2003

Troy's portfolio on the Asia Pacific board was growth in the Asia Pacific region via new chapter launches, operational excellence at a chapter level, and global alignment.
Non-Executive Board Member, Asia Pacific Board 2000-2003