Professional Career

Summary

About me:

Achievement of Outcomes – Proven ability to deliver results under tight time constraints, demonstrating a capacity to analyse complex & imperfect information & formulate creative & practical solutions.

Technical Innovation – Leading technology innovation with a proven ability to drive strategic & operational outcomes & identify leading technology solutions to give competitive advantage.

Leadership & Motivational Management – Ability to lead, motivate & mentor staff to bring creativity to the workplace, forging & sustain high performing teams.

Business Development – An established reputation for ‘solution selling’ & value maximising for both internal & external customers, identifying revenue opportunities, & maintaining a focus on growth.

Transformational Leadership – Business & technology transformational leadership. Proven ability to adapt strategic business objectives to operational capabilities.

Communication – Cut through the clutter & effectively communicate critical business issues to senior management, stakeholders & customers in order to facilitate successful outcomes.

Leadership & Motivational Management
Strategic Organisational Development
Planning, Execution & Result Assessment
Program & Project Management
Change Management
Business Productivity Improvement
Team Performance Optimisation
Business &Technology Transformational Leadership
Risk Assessment & Control
Negotiation & Problem Solving
High Level Communication Skills
Stakeholder & Relationship Management
Financial Forecasting, Reporting & Analysis

Specialties

Achievement of Outcomes
Technical Innovation and knowledge
Leadership and Motivational Management
Business Development
Communication

Experience

CEO AU/NZ

Movinghub

June 2014 – Present – Melbourne, Australia

MovingHub is a specialist technology company providing cutting edge cloud based software to organisations involved in the movers journey.

Movinghub’s connection engine is available as a turnkey SaaS solution for companies with clients that move home. The bespoke platform is easily adaptable to suit a range of industries including energy, real estate, conveyancers, finance, property developers and removals.

Our customers range from large enterprise through to SMB’s and all are interested in creating consumer convenience throughout the moving home journey.

Movinghub, technology that moves people.

Owner

Dornan.Net & CIO on Call Australia

November 2011 – Present – Melbourne, Australia

At Dornan.Net (and CIO on Call) our goal is to help other businesses succeed through the use of IT Technology, Strategy and Digital Marketing, we feel these three areas can help businesses address today’s demands in an ever evolving Digital world.

Started as an independent IT Consultancy Firm, with over 20 years’ experience, Dornan.Net offers consultancy and contract services in a number of key areas and industries.

Dornan.Net core focus is in helping businesses form Business and IT Strategies, and then deliver on those strategies.

Dornan.Net has a large network of global business partners, which enable effective referral and project management for businesses seeking other services.

Executive Director

Hong Kong SEO HK

November 2011 – Present – Hong Kong

Hong Kong SEO HK is part of the Dornan Consultancy brand encompassing Dornan Hosting and Dornan Digital, we offer unique and affordable SEO services to companies across Hong Kong and the world, our focus is on your businesses growth and success, as we believe that should be at the heart of any Digital Campaign.

Executive Director (Aus & NZ)

Utilidex

August 2012 – March 2014 (1 year 8 months) Australia

Utilidex (www.utilidex.com), a pioneer in the energy industry offering the first dedicated next generation platform for the utility market.

Utilidex makes it easier for energy companies to add, change and integrate solutions in their company through the provision of the industry’s first “next generation” platform specifically dedicated to the energy industry. Bringing a new game changing model to the sector, utilidex’s platform including messaging + big data (including analytics) provides the perfect enabler to deliver a range of new agile, innovative solutions delivered through its utilidex-50 member base.

Information Technology GM (Volunteer)

Psoriasis Australia

April 2011 – May 2012 (1 year 2 months) Australia

As a Psoriasis Sufferer and owner of www.psoriasissocial.org I decided I wanted to get more involved in the psoriasis community, I joined the Psoriasis Australia committee and found a natural position – helping develop the online strategy.

Chief Information Officer

Direct Connect Australia

April 2004 – Oct 2011 (7 years 7 months)

Direct Connect was a start-up in 2004, a challenger in the market and is now the largest and most successful Utilities Connection companies in Australia. I was involved in helping start the business, then provide all IT needs from inception to date.

Chief Information Officer

Victoria Electricity

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Oil & Energy industry

March 2004 – Oct 2011 (7 years 8 months)

Victoria Electricity, South Australia Electricity, Queensland Electricity and New South Wales Electricity are all now known as Lumo Energy.

Chief Information Officer

Lumo Energy

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Utilities industry

March 2004 – Oct 2011 (7 years 8 months)

A electricity reseller Lumo Energy is the most successful start-up retailer since the deregulation of the electricity market in Victoria. Previously known as Victoria Electricity, South Australia Electricity, Queensland Electricity and New South Wales Electricity, Lumo Energy has consolidated operations and expanded IT support services, currently supporting sister companies Infratil Energy Australia in the provision of wholesale procurement and risk management requirements for their retail subsidiary, and Direct Connect, a leading moving market connection company.

Overseas Travelling

Overseas Travelling Break

August 2003 – March 2004 (8 months)

Travelled the world, searching for challenges, understanding different cultures, finding oneself and providing an invaluable opportunity for self-growth

IT Manager

Bank of Ireland IOM

April 1998 – August 2003 (5 years 5 months)

To provide management direction and support to Information Technology and facilities teams, ensuring the correct operations, network and system facilities were in place and operating.

IT Operations

Royal & Sun Alliance International Financial Services

1994 – 1998 (4 years)

Provide IT Operational Support to all business units

Certifications

Communication Skills Level 3

City and Guilds of London – 1998

Supervisory Skills

Skanco Business Systems – 2000

Appraisal Skills

I Train Ltd – 2002

Management Development Programme

DC Gardner Training – 2002

ITIL Foundations

ITIL – 2010

Occupational Health and Safety for Managers

CGU Safety and Risk Services – 2008

Executive Leadership Coaching

Heidrick & Struggles – 2010

Education

Swinburne University of Technology

Masters in Business and Technology

2010 – 2016 (expected)

Exempt from MTB210 – Electronic Communications
Yet to start further studies

IOM College

City and Guilds

1998 – 2003

Communication Skills

Information Technology Networking

Information Technology Visual Basic Programming