Our Services

Providing a range of services through highly skilled and experienced consultants, delivering significant outcomes for Government, Defence and Industry Stakeholders. A Veteran rich workforce with applied knowledge and experience in the following fields:

Integrated Logistics Support Management

JY Australia’s Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) managers bring a unique combination of military experience working in logistics environments and expertise in Defence systems and requirements. This allows us to provide our clients with a comprehensive understanding of the logistical challenges associated with Defence projects.


Our team’s experience in Defence and logistics provides us with the ability to offer professional ILS management services throughout the full spectrum of the capability life cycle. From the design phase through to implementation, sustainment, and disposal, we are equipped to support our clients at every stage of the project.

Furthermore, our team’s extensive experience as end users of Defence systems ensures that we have a thorough understanding of the complexities associated with Defence projects. This knowledge allows us to provide tailored solutions that meet the specific needs of our clients.

Key ILS functions include:

  • The development of support requirements;
  • Controlling and evaluating logistic support analysis;
  • Development of ILS documentation;
  • Take responsibility for the management and coordination of project ILS teams;
  • Conduct tender evaluation; and
  • Conduct monitoring, controlling, and reviewing contractor deliverables.

Engineering & Technical Services

Our expert consultants have broad experience in providing our clients with quality Engineering and Technical services. Leveraging their military backgrounds, we ensure that the highest standards are met on complex projects across the defence community.


At JY Australia we ensure that our consultants are well versed in the key requirements of providing Engineering and Technical Services. Our services are provided by personnel holding professional engineering qualifications and with extensive experience. The services that we offer cover but are not limited to:

  •  Conduct capability and concept development;
  • Conduct requirements analysis and development;
  • Conduct design and implementation;
  • Conduct verification and validation; and
  • Conduct reviews on contract deliverables.


JY Australia’s team of highly experienced and competent commercial professionals can assist with all commercial requirements. JY Australia consultants understand the importance of driving efficiencies, maximising opportunities, managing risk and acquiring value for money for their clients.


The JY Australia procurement team are highly qualified and professional consultants that have experience in all aspects of procurement. From one-off procurement to supply chain development to category development and strategic procurement, JY Australia work with our clients to understand their requirements in order to achieve planned outcomes. JY Australia’s point of difference is our commercial and procurement consultant’s ability to adapt to the culture, processes and requirements of our clients to ensure a seamless integration to maximise the driving of value for every commercial or procurement activity. The requirements that we offer are not limited to:

  • Strategic Business Advice;
  • Procurement Evaluation Support;
  • Liability Risk Analysis;
  • Supplier and Product Compliance Assurance; and
  • Contractual Options and Tender Development.

Program & Product Management Services

JY Australia’s team of Project Management professionals has the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to support our clients throughout all stages of the Project/Program lifecycle. Our commitment to providing the Defence Industry with skilled consultants is reflected in our recruitment strategy, which focuses on hiring ADF and Defence-experienced personnel.


We understand the importance of continual professional development for our consultants, which is why we offer substantial professional development allowances as part of their employment contracts. This ensures that our consultants stay up-to-date with the latest project management methodologies, tools, and techniques, and are equipped to provide our clients with the highest quality service.

At JY Australia, we are committed to building long-term partnerships with our clients, and we understand that effective project management is a critical component of project success. That’s why we are dedicated to providing our clients with the support they need to achieve their goals, from project initiation through to project closeout.

Our consultants are able to conduct:

  • Project risk and issue management;
  • Project scheduling;
  • Program and project management support;
  • Process definition improvement; and
  • Project and life-cycle costing management

Supply Chain Management Support

JY Australia understand the importance and benefits of an optimised supply chain as well as the efficiencies gained in an inventory which has been rationalised to meet a client’s supportability requirements. With a veteran rich workforce, JY Australia consultants have experience in providing analysis on performance, management and optimisation of Defence supply chain activities.


JY Australia can also meet our clients Defence Logistics Information Management System operator needs by providing highly skilled and qualified individuals to manage or support all Logistics Information Systems (LOGIS) requirements in both acquisition and sustainment project office. JY Australia’s team of highly experienced logistics and supply chain professionals specialise in functions such as:

  • Supply chain analysis;
  • Inventory optimisation and planning;
  • Compliance assurance; and
  • Logistics support analysis.


A major test facing businesses today is to develop a management style and culture that will enable them to cope with the challenges of organisational change. Our team have years of experience in the successful implementation of change management processes to help business’ transition in both incremental and transformational change.


We aim to assist the growing number of business’ undertaking the kinds of organisational changes needed to survive and prosper in today’s environment. We are helping to make companies more streamlined and nimble, and more responsive to external demands. We will help you involve employees in key decisions and paying for performance rather than time. Our change managers will help:

  • Motivate change;
  • Create vision;
  • Develop political support;
  • Managing the transition; and
  • Sustain momentum.

Training & Learning Development

We understand the necessity for quality training and learning development within an organisation. Our team has the ability to harnesses people’s true potential and help propel them to new levels.


Our training and learning development specialists have background in both civilian and military training roles. They are playing a crucial role in developing content and training packages for our IDEP and community leadership programmes.


Quality Management and Technical Risk

JY Australia’s team of Quality Management consultants has undergone extensive training from one of Australia’s leading certification agencies, positioning us as a trusted provider of Quality Management and Technical Risk Services to complex Defence projects.


Our experience in these areas has equipped us to effectively identify and mitigate potential technical risks while ensuring that products and services meet the highest quality standards. We work closely with project leads to develop customized solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of each project.

Our team’s rich history in defence provides us with valuable insights and understanding of the technical risks associated with Defence projects. We bring this experience together with our training in Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) to ensure that technical risks are understood and managed appropriately.

At JY Australia, we are committed to providing our clients with exceptional service and support in navigating the complex landscape of Quality Management and Technical Risk Services

Key QM and Technical Risk functions include:

  • Lead auditor qualified consultants, trained through JLB Management Consultancy
  • ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and 45001:2018 assessed and qualified
  • Experience in assessing large civilian and Defence organisation’s systems
  • Expectation management and consultation of key stakeholders
  • Management of audits and auditing schedules both internal and external to projects and organisations

Professional Services Team

  • Daniel Cooper

    Head of People and Culture & Sydney Area Manager

    Daniel Cooper

    Head of People and Culture & Sydney Area Manager

    Daniel was born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales before moving to Canberra to pursue a career as an Australian Army Officer. He joined the JY Australia team in January 2021 as a Project Manager before assuming the role of Operations Manager and promoting into the Head of People and Culture in January 2024.

    Daniel’s career experience begun as a Property Manager in Southern Sydney before learning the trade skills of an apprentice plumber. Realising his true calling with the Australian Army, Daniel was accepted into the Royal Military College – Duntroon in January 2013. Daniel’s Army career spans almost 10 years as a Logistics Officer.

    Daniel’s military career has seen him serve on Domestic Operations in support of the ADF’s response to COVID-19 as well as conduct key logistics planning for the Commonwealth Games in 2018 and Special Forces activities in 2017. Daniel has also served on International Operations in Fiji conducting Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief in 2016, as well as serving in Afghanistan in 2019, where he conducted Train, Advise, Assist missions in support of the Afghanistan Air Force. Daniel’s military career highlight was being recognised in the Australia Day Honours List 2021 where he received a Commendation for Distinguished Service for distinguished performance in warlike operations in Afghanistan during 2019.

    Daniel is a proud veteran who takes pride in his service and seeks to make a valuable contribution to Defence Industry. His demonstrated competence, dedication, and strong interpersonal skills enable him to uphold the rich values and history of JY Australia. As the COO, Daniel provides a critical role within JY Australia, where he orchestrates company operations across Australia, successfully leads and coordinates a team of over 50 employees and ensures JY Australia maintains its position as market leading by delivering optimal results for partners and clients.

    Daniel is passionate and committed to ensuring that employees of JY Australia receive adequate support throughout their employment and works diligently to foster a positive and cohesive team environment, which positions JY Australia as an employer of choice across industry.

    Daniel’s experience is complemented by a Masters of Business through UNSW and he has his sights on completing the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course in April 2024.

    Daniel currently resides in Sydney with his wife Brittanni and their two sons Kai and Jed. Daniel is a keen golfer and an avid fan of the Cronulla Sharks and Sydney Swans.


  • Tom Silburn-Evans

    General Manager - Professional Services

    Tom Silburn-Evans

    General Manager - Professional Services

    Tom Silburn-Evans served in the Royal Australian Navy for 12 years as a Maritime Warfare Officer. Over a long career at sea Tom focussed on Amphibious Warfare serving in HMAS Tobruk and Adelaide for over six years. His most recent posting was as the Principal Warfare Officer onboard Adelaide where he was deployed on Operation Tonga Assist. As well as Major Fleet Units Tom spent a number of years serving on patrol boats out of Darwin and Cairns.

    A career highlight of his was being the XO of Cape Fourcroy STBD conducting Operation Sovereign Borders. Whilst not at sea, Tom enjoyed instructing at the HMAS Watson Bridge Training Faculty. Whilst posted there he was fortunate enough to receive the training innovator of the year award from COMTRAIN.

    JY Australia stood out to Tom due to their mentoring during transition out of Defence and their focus on Indigenous support and academic improvement. Tom has always had a keen interest in supporting closing the gap initiatives and this was seen a great initiative to him. Since joining JY Australia Tom has completed his Auditors course with TQCSI which qualifies him as a JAS-ANZ accredited auditor and is now a qualified Lead Auditor. He was offered to join the Executive team as General Manager – Professional Services and began this role in February, 2023. He is excited to be back in a high-tempo operations environment and looking forward to making the most of this opportunity.

    Tom is looking forward to being able to support Defence whilst able to guarantee time at home with his family and friends. He is excited to begin a new career leveraging his knowledge and experience he gained during a valuable career in the RAN.



  • Abbey Boonstra

    Operations Officer - Professional Services

    Abbey Boonstra

    Operations Officer - Professional Services

    Abbey joined JY Australia in August 2021, working as the Operations Officer – Professional Services in the Sydney office. Abbey is responsible for ensuring that the Chief Operating Officer maintains a high level of engagement with JY Australia’s consultants and stakeholders by facilitating travel, phone calls, meetings and organisation of general business operations. In addition to her role in the operations team, Abbey assists with the facilitation and workshop delivery of JY Australia’s Indigenous Development Employment Program.

    Prior to her role within JY Australia, Abbey worked for Qantas as a Business and First-Class International Cabin Crew Member where she developed a high level of attention to detail in all aspects of service delivery and emergency procedures. During her time at Qantas, Abbey was seconded to work from Qantas’ UK base in Heathrow Airport where she assisted the HR team with the recruitment of new cabin crew members.

    Abbey’s employment with Qantas was unfortunately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic which resulted in her returning home to Australia. Since returning to Sydney, Abbey utilised her customer service skills to obtain a managerial position in the hospitality industry where she was responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of a busy café.

    Joining JY Australia represented a pivotal career shift for Abbey. To support her career transition and pursue her future goals, Abbey has committed to ongoing education, enrolling in a Diploma of Human Resources which is supported through JY Australia’s Professional Development Allowance Policy. She is also actively engaged in her local Toastmasters International Club, operating on the Executive team where she is enhancing her public speaking and leadership abilities.

    In her spare time, Abbey enjoys catching up with family and friends and doing outdoor activities like bush walking and surfing with her partner Mitch.




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