About Lester Lewis

Qualified and Experienced

Lester Lewis has experience as both a private business consultant and as a Senior State Development Officer for the QLD Government. He has worked with over 2,380 small and medium sized business’s helping them to:

  • Develop and implement business plans
  • Apply for grant funding and attract investment
  • Improve management and administration functionality
  • Develop business systems, processes and policies
  • Create and implement successful marketing strategies
  • Successfully maximise the sale value of their business
  • Provide accredited training and development courses
  • Enjoy greater profits and freedom
  • And much, much more

If you would like to talk to an honest and ethical business expert that can help you achieve your goals and enjoy renewed enthusiasm, direction and confidence in your business, then Lester Lewis is the man for the job. Register for your “Free Sounding Board Meeting” below, where you can have a casual, no obligation chat about your current situation and see if Lester can get your business moving in the right direct again.

Formal Qualifications:

Certified Business Partner of the MAUS Global Business Advisor Network

Wide Bay Institute of TAFE:

  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Small Business Administration/Management; entrepreneurial management
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Business
  • Cert IV in Business, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • Cert IV in Management, Business Administration and Management
  • Certificate in Training and Development, Workforce Development and Training
  • Certificate in Retailing, Retailing and Retail Operations
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training (Cat 2), Vocational training and assessment
  • Cert IV in Workplace Management, workplace management and operations
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment, Workforce Development and Training and Assessment
  • Diploma of Project Management, Project Management
  • Certificate III in Training Assessment
  • Studies in Sustainability
  • Advanced Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Diploma of Government
  • TAELLN411 Address Adult Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Needs

Lifeline Australia

  • Cert IV in Telephone Counselling, Counselling


  • State President’s Award – 1979 Queensland Jaycees – In recognition of service to Queensland Jaycees
  • National President’s Award – 1981 Australian Jaycees – In recognition of Service to Australian Jaycees
  • 25 years Service Award – 1990 Australia Post
  • 25 Years Silver Service Award – 1996 Minister for Justice, Queensland Government
  • In recognition of service to the Queensland Community as a Justice of the Peace 40 Years of Service Award – 2011
  • Department of Justice and the Attorney-General, Queensland Government In recognition of 40 years of service to the Queensland Community as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
  • Life Membership – 2004 Bundaberg Amateur Theatrical Society
  • Australia Day Cultural Award – 2005 Bundaberg City Council In recognition of contribution to the cultural aspects of the Bundaberg Region
“I have known and worked regularly with Lester for almost twenty years. In that entire time he has never failed to impress me with his enthusiasm for his work and his undying passion for helping his clients. Apart from being a true gentleman, Lester also has an in-depth understanding of business principles, enhanced by an extraordinary insight into public sector practices and procedures. I consider Lester Lewis to be one of the most proactive, results-producing and pleasant people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. My summary: Knowledgeable. Resourceful. High integrity. Service excellence. I cannot recommend Lester too highly.” Brett Chamberlain

Speaker / Author / Advisor / Entrepreneur, CorpDev

“Lester achieves the real outcomes he aims for. He is committed to finding real solutions to identified problems. I have really enjoyed knowing and working with Lester over 30 years or so.” Di Edelman

Senior State Development Officer, Department of State Development


“Lester has been an efficient contractor to work alongside – including scoping the work to be done, willing to assist in all parts of contract delivery and reporting in a timely manner. In terms of service delivery, Lester delivered the Accidental Counsellor and Telephone Skills in Tough Times workshop to many struggling western communities with great success."

-- Angela Williams, Project Officer, Uniting Care Community


“Lester Lewis from Lester Lewis Consulting has been assisting us in the first year of our new retail business. His extensive knowledge of merchandising, customer service, marketing and business in general and his many contacts in the business world have been a huge help, we have learnt many things. Lester’s friendly and easy to understand manner makes it a pleasure to work with him."

-- Jing Webster, Owner, JX Leather Goods


“I worked with Lester for a number of years at the Department of State Development. He is a great business advisor, presenter, mentor and friend.”

-- Beth Whitworth, Office Coordinator & Small Businesss Advisor, QLD Dept. of State Development


“ I would recommend Lester as someone who takes time to consider the needs of his clients, and who goes above and beyond to deliver a tailored service to meet those needs. At all times he has been easy to work with and highly professional. I now consider him to be part of my team.”

-- Sharon Coyne, BA ATCL GradDipEd


"Lester has not only shown me ways that will accelerate my success, but has helped transform the way I think about and run my business. Lester is a motivational and highly knowledgeable coach who keeps up with the times and is a pleasure to work with. I would recommend Lester to anyone who is seeking professional advice, guidance and inspiration to help them grow their business in a fun way, and with great purpose.”

-- David Lee-Schneider, Online Marketing Specialist, FlySocial

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