I have a diverse background in healthcare and finance, gaining clinical experience as a doctor at Queensland Health (most recently as a radiology registrar) and health consulting experience at EY. Complementing this I also have corporate finance experience in various entities including EY, EGR Group and Macquarie.
I believe strongly in applying an evidence based, quantitative and data driven approach to my work.
I'm an engineer at heart, hopelessly addicted to the feedback loop that comes of studying complex systems, crafting modest improvements, then studying the new systems that emerge in response.
I'm delighted that this new opportunity will bring me into daily contact with our customers and the hands-on development of our products, having spent the last few years focusing on the commercial, strategic and team-building aspects of software development in my role as CTO of Everydayhero.
On a personal note, having made the difficult decision eleven years ago to withdraw from my final year of medical school, it’s exciting to be able to return to the healthcare ecosystem now, bringing the team, skills and experience required to create a lasting, positive impact.
I love understanding how people work and live, and then building software that they value. While working closely with a diverse range of customers, I have been involved in everything from customer support and interface design through to solving complex technical problems. I am keen to use this customer-focused perspective to deliver just what our customers need, sustainably and with high quality.
I’ve built software for a bunch of different industries, using a bunch of different tools. I am fairly ruthless in my pursuit of simplicity, though I balance this with a healthy dose of pragmatism. I love building the right thing. This usually means being as close as possible to the users of that thing.
Combining science, individuality and ingenuity, building software is like creating digital fine art. I have a great passion for programming. I have been mostly working in the financial services industry for the past few years and have worked across a variety of technologies and frameworks. I believe craftsmanship and business-awareness are the keys to help a good developer deliver high-quality products. My pursuits as a developer: contributing value with curiosity, learning stacks with humility, building software while having fun, shipping it with confidence and celebrating over beers (optional)
I am extremely passionate about everything IT - from software to hardware, as well as networks and security. My main passion, however, is in using the right technologies to enable the development of intelligent, fast, secure, maintainable and reliable systems that can make this world a better place. This involves being in a continuous state of learning as technology continues to rapidly evolve. Working in a team of people with the same passion is paramount.
I'm a polyglot software engineer with a penchant for applying functional programming patterns to software of all shapes and sizes. I love solving complex business problems using a sensible mix of software, systems thinking and continuous improvement. I’ve spent my recent years leading software development teams and enjoy the rewards that come with empowering a team of highly-skilled engineers to build the right product at the right time.
I’ve enjoyed working across a variety of technologies with a passion for usability and interaction design. Having spent most of my career within the disability and education sector I particularly enjoy collaborating with like-minded people to create experiences that achieve a meaningful difference in the world.
I'm passionate about building great, useful, reliable software no matter what language, platform, and domain I am in. Working with an equally passionate team, collaborating on hard problems to get great outcomes, is something I find extremely satisfying.
For me, software and technology are a lifelong fascination. I love the gratification which comes from quenching your curiosity, solving tricky challenges, and successfully delivering value to businesses and users. I've worked in a range of industries and technologies, but I am particularly enthusiastic about awesome web applications, applied cryptography, and highly-scalable/reliable systems.
I started my career in London where I worked in the finance industry for a leading portfolio management software organisation. This early on raised my awareness around what it takes to build highly available systems. Since then I have been privileged to work with some amazing people both in Continental Europe and Australia where my passion to build available and reliable software remains unchanged.
From the moment I was introduced to the world of software design I have known it is what I want to pursue as a career. Since then it has been a process of constant learning where I have tried to gain as much experience as possible using various frameworks, software design paradigms and being part of projects from various industries. During my time in the software development industry I have acquired a keen appreciation for a well designed user experience. I believe it’s what makes a good product into a great product.
I passionately believe that small teams of dedicated people can achieve anything. I'm a geek & a technophile, and enjoy being involved in the local software developer community. I thrive when using software & technology to solve problems that matter to people.
With a quality-driven focus, I have a passion for finding the balance between simplifying complexity and operational efficiency on the backend and producing simple yet sophisticated user experiences on the frontend. One of my favourite quotes is `Quality has no fear of time`.