Summary

Seeking a challenging role or short-term projects that provide an opportunity to capitalize on my broad set of skills in the field of information technology and strategic advisory. I have a deep understanding of innovation, technology, and related policy. I have consulted on Enterprise Architecture, IT Transformation and Digital Strategy and have experience on the tools. I have participated in a wide range of development projects, including mobile application contract work, enterprise level development and administration, and personal projects.

Education

Monash University – Melbourne, VIC
Masters of Applied Information Technology, 2014

  • Specialisation in Network Infrastructure
  • Coursework in Internet and Mobile Applications Development
  • Additional coursework in Programming, Database Management and Project Management

University of Melbourne – Melbourne, VIC
Bachelor of Commerce, 2012

  • Major in Accounting
  • Coursework in Econometrics (Minor)

Experience

Office of the Hon. Minister Philip Dalidakis, Victorian Government
Senior Adviser – Innovation and the Digital Economy, Jan 2017 – Present

  • Advise the Minister and senior stakeholders on priority issues and solutions.
  • Areas of policy responsibility included telecommunications infrastructure investment (including regional connectivity), ICT sector development policy with a particular interest in cybersecurity, fintech, innovation, and startup sector.
  • Cross-portfolio collaboration and briefing of Members of Parliament and staff on announcements and areas of interest within my portfolio responsibilities
  • Working directly with media advisers to manage messaging via traditional media and social media.

Xero, Asia-pacific region
Developer Evangelist, Jun. 2016 – Jan. 2017

Skills & Tools: Salesforce, Java, Swift

  • Managed the partner ecosystem for Xero – third-party developers who integrate with Xero’s APIs.
  • Inbound inquiries and certification of high-value partners who are listed on the marketplace.
  • Outbound relationship building for developer partners, brand management, marketing and strategy for the developer ecosystem, public speaking, event management.
  • Code sample creation and developer tools creation, specialist knowledge for API usage.

EY, Australia
IT Advisory Consultant, Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2016

Skills & Tools: Visual Basic, Excel, SailPoint (IAM)

  • Consulted for the IT Advisory function of the EY Advisory practice.
  • Resourced on a range of project for deep understanding of digital technology, Information Security, and experience working with enterprise systems.
  • Projects cut across several industry verticals, in particular Energy and Utilities, Telecommunications, and Fast Moving Consumer Goods.
  • Worked on a preliminary business case for Victorian Government, during which time I was a technology and Information Security domain knowledge resource for the project.

BP, Melbourne
Intranet Administrator, Nov. 2013 – Jan. 2014 

Skills & Tools: SharePoint, ASP, SQL, JavaScript, Visual Basic, XML, C#

  • Worked with the SharePoint (Intranet Operations) team on the development of custom functionality and new sites.
  • Day-to-day administration and service. Technologies included: C#, .net SharePoint Development, SharePoint Administration, Service Manager, JavaScript, Web Design (SharePoint Branding) and custom web parts.
  • Occasionally seconded to Network Infrastructure team to gain experience with data centre migration.

Bureau of Meterology
Accountant, Jul. 2010 – Jan. 2013  

Skills & Tools: SAP, Excel

  • Completed short term projects for various teams in the accounting department, including budgets, audit compliance and reporting.

 

Additional Skills

In addition to the skills obtained in my primary roles in consulting advisory and development, I have picked up the following skills along the way.

  • TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architect
  • Professional network in Government Relations
  • Java (Android) and Swift (iOS)
  • I have participated and achieved placings in several hackathons and mentor and judge at hackathons
  • Prior to political advisory I accepted public speaking and panel invitations
  • Proficient in WordPress, Photoshop and Canva