Who I am

I’m a digital technology leader with 15 years experience in Asia Pacific, Australia and the UK. I offer technology insight to companies supporting their growth in regional and global markets. I’ve got a great track record of delivering IT transformations and delivering business value in fast moving, highly competitive environments. I focus on building great teams as the foundation of the organisation and I manage risk and deliver business effectiveness.


What I do Best

Technology Leadership
Providing business vision, technical direction, motivation and cultural guidance in agile, digital technology companiesManaging Change
Implementing and supporting changes to enable business growth

Financial Management
Defining budgets, forecasting and managing to agreed budgets

Innovation
Bringing creativity to life with new ideas and innovations

Strategic Thinking
Demonstrated ability to develop business, product and technology strategies

Planning & Execution
Effective prioritisation of activities, co-ordinating and managing people

Stakeholder Relationships
Building powerful relationships with key stakeholders at executive and director level


Where I’ve Worked

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OCTOBER 2016 – PRESENT
Marketplacer

Marketplacer is the world’s leading marketplace software platform – a fully hosted solution that enables you to create a tailored marketplace anywhere in the world, in any language and for any product, service or industry.

Chief Technology Officer

Key leadership role; responsible for product and technology direction for Marketplacer’s core platform.


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MARCH 2015 – SEPTEMBER 2016
News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia is one of Australia’s largest media companies with brands across news, sport, business and lifestyle.

Head of Software Engineering

Responsible for all engineering and testing across News Corp Australia’s digital platforms and products. Building highly scalable technology that powers some of Australia’s highest-trafficked websites.


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DECEMBER 2013 – SEPTEMBER 2014
Australia Post

The Digital MailBox product enables all Australians to receive digital communication from service providers.

Technology Lead, Australia Post Digital MailBox

Strategic technology role for the APDM product; working in tandem with the commercial lead to launch this major piece of Australia Post’s digital future; responsible for all IT investment and delivery.


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JUNE 2010 – NOVEMBER 2013
iProperty Group

iProperty Group is an ASX-listed company that owns leading online property portal websites across Asia, making it the number 1 portal across the region, and serving more than 20,000 property agents and 165 developers across 4 countries.

Chief Information Officer

Key management position for the organisation; responsible for IT policy and aligning IT strategy with the firm’s business strategies, including effectively managing the IT budget to maximize return on the investment.


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JANUARY 2007 – JUNE 2010
REA Group

REA Group Limited (ASX:REA) is a leading digital advertising business specialising in property, operating Australia’s No.1 residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, as well as the market-leading Italian property site, casa.it.

Delivery Manager, Customer Experience

Member of the REA Group Senior Leadership team, leading a team of developers, BAs and QAs responsible for end-to-end delivery of major strategic projects focusing on customer/advertiser relationships and core business systems


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OCTOBER 2001 – DECEMBER 2006
Venda

Venda is a leading global provider of SaaS eCommerce websites providing services to Tier 1 retailers including Tesco, Nokia, Panasonic, Xerox, BBC Worldwide, Universal Music Group, Virgin Megastores.

Global Head of Integration

Reported to the CTO with responsibility for leading complex integration of client side architecture into Venda UK’s offering for eCommerce, inventory management, logistics and payment.


Previous positions held:
1999 TO 2001

Developer/Database Administrator – Ask Jeeves


Want to know more?

Contact me for my full CV.