Expert Proposals PO Box 200, Warrandyte, VIC, 3113

We help organisations in any industry when a document (e.g. proposal, bid, tender, report, quote, presentation) is required to persuade a client to choose you instead of your competitors.


Based in Warrandyte Victoria, we are a small business who loves helping other small businesses. We will work one-on-one with you and lighten your burden. We are committed to making world best practice accessible to all organisations, regardless of size or budget. 


  • Project managing and writing proposals, tenders, bids, reports, quotes, award submissions and presentations
  • Reviewing and enhancing your proposals prior to you submitting them
  • Benchmarking your previous proposals and reports so you know where you stand against best practice and the competition
  • Tailored training to enhance your capability
  • Mentoring your existing team members who are involved in quoting and tendering
  • Set up and manage your bid content library
  • Helping organisations just getting started with tendering


Doug is highly experienced in proposals and reports. Since the 1990’s Doug has been involved in extensive report writing in his consulting and managerial roles. Since 2006, Doug has been involved in more than 2,000 bids across a wide variety of industry sectors. Yes, that’s a lot. Doug really enjoys the challenges of tendering. He fundamentally enjoys helping and supporting clients with their tendering activities, which can lead to new business opportunities and also, importantly, retaining existing clients.  

Doug is one of Australia’s leading Independent Bid and Proposal Consultants. He is well known for his skills in:

  • Translating complex technical information and input from subject matter experts into a well-structured, easy to follow and compelling proposal or presentation
  • Creating graphics and visuals to help sell your message and set you apart
  • Working with teams under pressure and getting a submission delivered – compliant, compelling and on-time


In addition to various business and industry qualifications, Doug is a self-professed Tender Geek. To back this up, he is certified by APMP, the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, who are the global best practice body, as well as having other qualifications and certifications.

All Work and No Play

When Doug is not up to his eyeballs in tenders, you will find him involved with family activities, trying to toilet-train the new puppy, or involved with various committees and community associations.

Committee Member of the Manningham Business Network

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