Director of Operations & Product ( COO / CIO )
Trinity Mirror Digital Classifieds
January 2008 - October 2011
Trinity Mirror Digital Classifieds is one of the largest recruitment and property media groups in the UK, including market-leading vertical brands and mass-market generalist brands. TMDC is part of Trinity Mirror plc, one of the UK's largest media groups, and has operations across the UK. I lead the technology, product, project and production functions.
Chief Operating Officer - Exec-Appointments
January 2007 - January 2008
Exec-Appointments runs a portfolio of niche job-boards for senior executives, the business was acquired by the Financial Times in Nov 2007. My role focused on revenue enhancement, building operational excellence into a fast-growing business, and post-merger integration.
Director of Technology and Strategy ( CIO / CSO )
January 2005 - January 2007
Adcorp is the leading Australasian recruitment advertising agency group. It is an ASX-listed group, billing $200m across 12 offices. My role was to drive the company forward through strategic and technological innovation. I reported to the CEO, managing software, IT and new product teams.
January 1999 - January 2005
GrowthPLUS Project Director, Growth Solutions, Sydney - leading innovative web-based business development tool and thought leadership system.
Senior Manager – TMT Strategic Advisory, London - Tech, Media and Telco sector consultancy.
Venture Capital – Business Coach, Sydney - online and early stage investments.
Growth Solutions Director, Sydney - advisory and assurance work focused on media and services.
Project manager for 2003 & 2004 Technology Fast 50 programmes.
Corporate Services Manager
Grant Thornton, Sydney
January 1994 - January 1999