A Steady Hand
in a State of Flux

The business landscape is rapidly shifting. Competition is high, disruption is accelerating and customers are ever more discriminating. Yet opportunities abound, if you know where to look and have the means to get there.


Lilyfield Partners work with clients to help them turn their vision into reality, and tangible commercial results. We have the expertise to help businesses unravel complexity and align technology, process and people capabilities with strategy.

Vision Realised.
Business Transformed


We are passionate about improving operations. About delivering great customer experience and helping businesses operate more efficiently and sustainably. We partner with our clients to accelerate their strategy execution. Increasing their agility and resilience in an increasingly dynamic and digital world.


Safe Hands

We are a select group of experienced transformation professionals focused on solving tough problems and delivering great outcomes. We work as trusted advisors, a reliable partner helping solve the most complex transformation challenges.

Our team has helped over 50 client organisations, across 13 industries, successfully deliver transformational projects valued in excess of $1billion.


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Our Offer


We work with clients across the full transformation lifecycle – from shaping the strategy, through delivery and benefits realisation. Our core strength is designing and delivering complex high impact business transformation initiatives.



Strategy and operating
model development

  • Strategy development
  • Business architecture and operating
    model design
  • Business case and roadmap development

Transformation delivery

  • Leadership and delivery of complex,
    business critical transformation programs
  • Rescue of stalled or troubled programs
  • Transformation program QA reviews
  • Structuring and aligning program governance and execution for success


Zeljko Nikolic

Director and Founder

Zeljko has over 20 years of industry and management consulting experience. Prior to founding Lilyfield Partners, he spent almost 15 years with Accenture, working across Australia and Asia, most recently as Managing Director in their Sydney office. He has proven business improvement and transformation delivery experience across multiple industries including: education, professional services, financial services, retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, mining, transport, construction, utilities, energy and chemicals. 

This experience gives him a unique perspective on what is required to align businesses to new market challenges and opportunities in diverse organisational and industry settings.

Zeljko is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA and bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.