Dedicated to finding the right 
expert for your business 

We take time to learn about your business and the challenges you’re facing before we carefully hand-pick the exact team member who is the right fit for you.

Here are some of our people who have proven skills to strengthen your current team, build capability and deliver the outcomes you’re looking for.

Pat Ryan

Senior Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Senior Consultant

With more than 30 years’ in IT Pat is an experienced enterprise architect, with a strong track record in IT strategy, technology architectures and programme level quality assurance methods for enterprise system change programmes.

Pat has led significant assignments with a focus on IT technology strategy, roadmaps and the delivery of technical and business assurance services supporting in-house management teams on achieving successful outcomes.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZSA, NZQA, MPI, Parliamentary Services, Maritime NZ, NZ Transport Agency.

Sam Stephens

Architect

Areas of Expertise

  • Architecture and Development Leadership
  • Large scale Development Engineer and Solutions Architect

Sam has over 20 years of software development experience. He comes fresh from seven and a half years with AWS, where he was a full stack engineer designing, building and owning large scale distributed systems with complex business logic and workflow.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

ACARA, Kiwibank, Transpower, Contact Energy, PORSE, Housing and Fuelquip

Matthew McCarthy

Solution Architect

Areas of Expertise

  • Architect
  • Technical Lead
  • Integrator & Solution Designer

Matthew is a delivery focused architect with more than 14 years' experience of architecture, integration, solution design and tech lead on mission critical, and complex systems.

He has a proven record of delivery on several, large-scale critical update projects across a range of roles from architecture, solution design, technical lead and delivery support.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Meridian Energy Limited, Transpower New Zealand, Goodrich AeroEngine Control

Ubi Nunes

Development Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Change Management
  • Information Systems Solutions
  • Programming

Ubi has 30 years commercial applications development and support experience in both development and leadership roles. Ubi has a Computer Science degree and strong C#, Java, Perl, Visual Basic, Visual C++, and PowerBuilder programming experience.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Ministry for Primary Industries, Xero.

Louis van Zyl

Senior Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • Business and Systems Analysis

Louis is an experienced Senior Project Manager and Scrum Master with programme management, Business and Systems Analysis, and solution architecture skills and a sound technical background.

He has wide experience both vendor- and client-side delivery, managing successful software, infrastructure and information security projects with private and public sector organisations around the world.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, NZ Customs, Parliamentary Service, Office of the Clerk of the of the House of Representatives. 

Michael Curtis

Developer

Areas of Expertise

  • ETL Development
  • Data Warehousing
  • Testing & Analysis

Michael is a software developer specalising in Oracle ETL development. He has worked on a large number of projects in both public and private sectors.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

ACC, NZ Post, Loyalty NZ, Department of Corrections, Public Trust

Karolyn Kerr

Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Data Strategy, Governance and Management
  • Digital Health

Karolyn is an experienced consultant in all aspects of data management and use across government and private industry. Karolyn has a PhD in information systems, that addressed at data quality in the health sector and uses this knowledge and experience to design strategic solutions that fit with an organisations culture, maturity and data requirements.

Karolyn also uses her previous experience to support digital health improvement initiatives, both data and digital, with a special interest in telehealth.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Oranga Tamariki, Quotable Value, Stats NZ, MBIE, ACC, Synlait Milk, PGG Wrightson, Rauland Leath IT, Patients First, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education

Andrew Tideswell

Change Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • People Leadership/Management
  • Change Management
  • Project/Programme development and directorship
  • Expertise in analytics for evaluation and policy, and to drive continuous improvement.

Andrew is an experienced leader and manager, comfortable working across organisations, and disparate cultures, from team level right through to senior political and cultural leader level. He is able to untap the capability of those he leads to realise their fullest technical and human potential, in order to deliver to customers and end users.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Statistics NZ, Ministry of Education/NZQA

Adrian Hendry

Senior Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • ICT Solutions 

Adrian successfully solves complex business problems and delivers tangible customer value by working with stakeholders to create a shared ICT purpose and vision that supports their business outcomes.

He has strong strategic and operational leadership skills that build solid business relationships, achieve goals, and work effectively with all stakeholders throughout New Zealand.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

MBIE, Fire & Emergency NZ, Central Agency Shared Services (CASS), Parliamentary Services.

Gary Billingham

Senior Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Project & Programme Management

Gary is experienced in directing high budget projects and has proved successful in achieving the planned outcomes of implementation. He has held senior roles within large projects in New Zealand and the UK, and has directed major IT, business systems implementation and business change projects.

Gary has worked within a wide variety of organisations, most recently within the public sector, providing project management services with a focus on technical delivery and analytics, as well as executive support for change delivery.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Maritime NZ, MBIE, TEC, Careers NZ, NZ Customs

Udo Froetschl

Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • IT Project Consultancy
  • Software Development Life Cycle 

Udo is highly skilled in helping business people understand complex IT concepts and practices.

With over 20 years’ experience, Udo has worked across all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle. He is also a Ronin shareholder.

Clients with have appreciated Udo’s professional attitude, strong analytical skills as well as excellent communication and leadership style.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Topaz Consulting, NZ Customs, NZ Police, Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry.

Gordon Harris

Project Manager & Lead Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • Data Management 

With over 20 years’ experience, Gordon delivers scaled, strategic applications with hundreds of direct business users for major organisations globally and in particular the Asia Pacific region.

He has an extensive track record with a particularly strong skill set in data management, providing solutions to organisations with complex technical and business needs.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

MPI, EQC, Kiwibank. 

Linda Smith

Programme & Senior Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • Information Security

Linda has over 30 years' in-depth hands-on IT operations and change experience. She is a compassionate leader, who delivers strong results whilst maintaining a focus on the customer and the people element of technology change.

Her current focus is safely moving organisations to cloud based technologies and retiring heritage systems.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

EQC, LINZ, Office of the Auditor-General and Audit NZ

Sophia Rudd

Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • People Leadership
  • Software Development and Service Delivery

Sophia has experience leading teams, developing and embedding processes in software development and service delivery across vendors, government agencies and private organisations.

She has a proven ability to determine priorities, effectively identify and resolve any issues or risks and communicate effectively with stakeholder groups to keep projects on track.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

MBIE, Integration Works Limited, Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, NZ Police. 

Jo Priddle

Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • IT Solutions 

A highly experienced Project Manager, Jo has worked across analysis and general project management roles.

She has both public and private sector capability to successfully troubleshoot, plan, implement and deliver across a wide range of complex IT projects and programmes of work.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZ Police, Department of Internal Affairs,
NZ Customs, Fujitsu, ANZ.

Tracey Macquarrie

Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management & Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Risk Management

Tracey is an experienced Programme/Project Manager with 15+ years industry experience, who has proven ability to manage large projects with multiple streams of work and is comfortable using different methodologies and disciplines. 

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, DXC Technology, Department of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Transport

Nicola Champion

Senior Business Analyst & Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management

Nicola has 25+ years’ experience across the public and private sectors providing business analysis services and delivering business-focused IT projects.

She has a proven track record of working with stakeholders to identify business problems, and to develop and implement pragmatic solutions. Nicola is passionate about working with, and leading, teams to deliver fit for purpose outcomes.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Datacom/MBIE, EQC, Environmental Projection Authority (EPA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MPI), Department of Corrections, Topaz Consulting and Telecom NZ

Louise Collins

Senior Business Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management

Louise is an IT professional with over 25 years experience in a variety of sectors, organisations and disciplines. Her primary focus has been business and data analysis however this is complimented with advisory roles, including project management.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZTA, Ministry for Primary Industries, NZ Police, NZ Customs & Toyota NZ

Kate Amos

Business Design Workstream Lead

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Systems and Data Analysis
  • People Leadership

Kate is an experienced manager with broad leadership skills, covering strategy development and implementation, business analysis, operations management, people leadership, financial management and programme management. Her experience has been gained in a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

MPI, CCDHB, Department of Internal Affairs.

Camille Dentice

Senior Business Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Case Writing
  • Service Design

Camille has over 20 years experience across the project lifecycle including supporting policy initiatives and in lead capacities as Business Analyst and Service Designer roles. Her career as a business analyst began at the Inland Revenue Department where she held a number of senior roles over the 14 years she worked there. These roles included Business Analyst, Service Designer and Advisor, Business Case Development (BBC Better Business Case) and inter-Agency initiatives.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

IRD, NZTA, Ministry for Primary Industries, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet & The Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Tim Edgeler

Data Warehousing Developer

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Change Management
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Data Warehousing and Reporting Solutions

Tim has a deep knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle related to data design and architecture and has successfully applied this knowledge on all the projects he has been engaged on.

As a senior data consultant with 25+ years industry experience, Tim has extensive expertise in designing and developing in all aspects of data warehouse and reporting solutions


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Department of Corrections, ACC, NZ Customs, Fire and Emergency NZ, NZ Racing Board, Kāinga Ora.

Murray Jackson

Business Systems Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Business process modelling
  • Business and Systems Analysis 
  • Data Warehouse & BI Systems Development  

Murray’s is a highly regarded principle business analyst with over 40 years' experience in the ICT sector, primarily in Wellington. Murray specialises in complex enterprise implementations and business transformation projects. He also has considerable experience in Oracle data warehouse and business intelligence tool sets

 
PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Kāinga Ora, Department of Corrections.

David Grainger

Solution Architect

Areas of Expertise

  • Consultancy & Facilitation
  • Team Leadership
  • Systems Architecture

David is a pragmatic solution architect who speacialises in systems integration of modern large-scale digital properties, public cloud infrastructure and legacy assets. David has extensive consulting and technical experience.

He focuses on the critical qualities of today's cloud provisioned solution: controlling provisioned cost, avoiding complexity creep, prioritising resilience of service and ensuring integrity of data under management.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Immigration New Zealand, Cigna NZ, Xero Ltd, Optimation Group Ltd, Solnet Solutions NZ, Resultex Ltd

Andrew Dyke

Senior Business Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Systems and Data Analysis
  • Radio Spectrum and Systems

Andrew has experience across both public and private sector organisations and is highly skilled in developing initial strategy, business case development and options analysis of complex programmes of work.

He has expertise in communications projects and in particular radio spectrum and radio systems. Previous roles have included documenting processes, assessing regulatory impacts and high-level stakeholder negotiations to keep projects running smoothly.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZ Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, St John / Wellington Free Ambulance, Kāinga Ora.

Jo Armitage

Business Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Transformation
  • People Leadership

As an effective problem solver, Jo’s signature can-do attitude is an asset in implementing significant business transformation projects across New Zealand and the UK.

Jo prides herself on setting realistic goals and expectations with business owners. With 30 years’ IT experience, she nimbly understands business requirements, focuses on delivery and resolves issues with smoothly.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZSA, NZQA, MPI, Parliamentary Services, Maritime NZ, NZ Transport Agency.

Peter Bares

Programme & Senior Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Programme, Portfolio & Project Management
  • Systems Integration
  • Network and Telecommunications Solutions

Peter successfully manages large complex application, infrastructure, systems integration and business transformation projects involving multiple agencies and suppliers. He is a specialist in the delivery of data network and telecommunications transformations for large organisations including Voice over IP Telephony (VoIP), digital radio and emergency services communications systems.


PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

NZ Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, Department of Corrections.

Peter Hill

Systems Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Open-source software design and development
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Project Management

Peter has over 35 years' experience in IT which exposed him to a variety of business areas ranging from low level data acquisition and process control systems to high level business analysis and project management. Peter is particularly knowledgeable in the area of applicaion development through all aspects of the development life cycle from conceptual design to coding tesing and delivery of software systems.

Peter is familiar with a wide range of methodologies and development tools.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Walkerscott Limited, Datacom & Nityo 3P Solutions

Mary Ann Castro

Senior Business Analyst

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analysis
  • Implementing Dynamics 365

Mary Ann has over 10 years of experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / Power Platform space. She started as a Functional Consultant for CRM/SharePoint. Mary has worked for Datacom as a CRM Business Analyst for 7 years focused on CRM projects mostly for Government agencies before taking on a Lead Functional role.

 

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

Walkerscott Limited, Datacom & Nityo 3P Solutions