About Us

Our Mission

Our consulting team supports you and your organisation by unlocking the potential in your business through creative and tailored solutions.  

We want you to succeed, and our consulting framework enables you to obtain further support to implement the solutions which will result in your desired outcomes.

We gain our strength by empowering others, enabling our clients, team members, and the broader community to build success and achieve their full potential.

Core Values

Our values are the pillar to our culture, they form part to everything we do, allowing us to lead with integrity.

Valued Partnerships
We establish an effective client relationship through our customer centric approach.   

Tailored Solutions
We work with you to obtain a sound understanding of your business needs. As each business is unique, we commit to providing your business  with tailored dynamic solutions.

We ensure to keeping up with solution frameworks and to having an experienced multi-disciplined team to deliver quality, and professional services to our clients.

The DCS Team

Chris Arancibia - Founder / Principal Business Consultant and Advisory Services

Chris Arancibia is a business management consultant with a passion for driving organizational excellence and sustainable growth.  With over 15 years of experience in the field, Chris has earned a reputation for transforming businesses by implementing innovative strategies and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Chris excels in developing and implementing robust strategic plans that align with organizational goals, optimize resources, and drive profitability.  He specializes in streamlining operations, optimizing processes, and implementing efficiency measures to enhance overall business performance.

Chris has successfully guided organizations through periods of change, ensuring smooth transitions and employee buy-in.  Recognizing the importance of strong leadership, Chris is adept at designing and implementing programs to nurture leadership talent within organizations.

Chris has assisted numerous clients in entering new markets and expanding their footprint, providing insights and strategies to navigate diverse business landscapes.


Chris believes in a collaborative approach, working closely with clients to understand their challenges, goals, and aspirations. He emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships, fostering a culture of innovation, and adapting to the dynamic business environment.

Christine Del Duca - Principal Consultant - Management Consulting and Advisory Services

Christine is an experienced advisor, coach, and leader who is passionate about helping others succeed. With a talent for driving continuous improvement and change, Christine has spent the last decade leading transformation programs and cross-divisional teams, training others, conducting service reviews and redesigns, strategic planning and supporting people at all levels.

Christine is proudly people and customer centric. She is also capable of collating data, research and insights to solve problems and build up brands.  Christine has built her skills and business acumen through a career spanning Consulting, Government, Distribution, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing sectors, as well as ongoing learning and development. Christine also owns her own business.

Christine was trained in the University of Sydney: Centre for Local Government, Service delivery review methodology, is a PROSCI Certified Change Practitioner, holds a Diploma of Marketing and is a currently undertaking her Masters in Business Administration at university.

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Maxine Cutter - Principal Consultant - People Services

Passionate about fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture, Maxine is a dedicated Human Resources professional with a keen understanding of the pivotal role HR plays in organizational success. With a commitment to employee engagement, talent development, and operational and strategic HR management, Maxine strives to create environments where individuals can thrive and contribute their best.

Maxine brings 15+ years of progressive experience in human resources, having successfully navigated various aspects of HR, from recruitment and onboarding to performance management and employee relations. She has a proven track record of implementing effective HR strategies that align with organizational goals and enhance overall workplace satisfaction.

Maxine holds a degree in Human Resources Management.  Maxine stays current with industry trends and best practices to ensure that HR strategies align with the ever-evolving landscape of the workplace.


Believing in the transformative power of effective HR, Maxine sees the HR department as a strategic partner in organizational success. By prioritizing the well-being and professional growth of employees, she aims to contribute to a workplace culture that values diversity, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Mark Johnson - Principal Consultant - Finance Management / Corporate Systems

Mark Johnson specialises in improving the use of corporate applications as well as implementing new applications to streamline business processes, with a focus on the Local Government sector.

A background of 25 years in Local Government, Mark recognises the genuine need for support in the sector through implementation and support of corporate applications. While there were several vendors that implemented their products, there were limited organisations that have Local Government specialist with a strong complimented corporate application skill set. Mark is a key stakeholder that provides a communication link between the two parties as he understands Local Government and understands product functionality.  An expert in the following technology platforms such Technology One, Pathway, Aurion, Civica, SAP. 

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