Louis Cornell


Louis is the owner - operator of he own consultancy practice Smart People Limited, specialising in the application of the Bridge criteria for performance excellence.

Carl's credentials include:

  • 25 years CEO experience in New Zealand and Australia
  • 10 years experience in coaching and consulting to leading New Zealand & Australia businesses
  • Comprehensive and long term real life experience of the sharp end of the business.
  • Leading a New Zealand business to finalist status in the New Zealand Quality Foundation Awards programme
  • Extensive international benchmarking experience Professional public speaker
  • Broad experience accross product and service industries, local and national government functions and not-for-profits.


  • Bachelor of Science (Sc), Waikatio University 1982
  • Thomas Writing award 2003