Building stronger technology teams, leaders, and cultures to drive   business goals

We believe in people and the universal desire to continuously improve. We believe in creating better ways of working together. That is why Blackmill exists.

We work with startups, scaleups, and established tech companies to improve existing processes by engaging with all stakeholders and provide guidance for better results. We support team growth, expansion, and building healthy cultures to increase employee engagement and performance.

We are engineering practitioners with decades of leadership experience who understand the challenges that technology companies and their leaders face. We know what is required to succeed in a fast-paced industry that requires constant iteration and collaboration.

Blackmill is your thought partner in nurturing a healthy culture that is adaptive, resilient, and ready for growth. We will lead change and level up your engineering practices to support a high performing team. We give you practical tools you can start using tomorrow.

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Earn trust and lead inclusively

A great leader does everything a good leader does and also leads with equity and diversity in mind. The process of earning trust involves a series of conscious investments over time.

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Would you like to improve team effectiveness and productivity? Got a project you think we can help with? Interested in leadership coaching or engineering training? Basically, want to work with us? Get in touch: and we will be in touch in a jiffy.

We live on, and benefit from, the colonised lands of the Arakwal and the Minjungbal peoples of the Bundjalung nation, and those of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of these lands and recognise their enduring connection to land, waters, and culture. We pay our respects to their elders, past and present.