Proud Leader (CEO) of Altis.
John’s belief that Happy People = Happy Customers = Success, has played an important role in the success of Altis over the last few years. John brings a passion for building success through a positive company culture and 5 consecutive years in BRW's Best Place to Work in Australia demonstrates the approach works. Outside of Altis, John loves hanging out with his family and involving himself in Surf Lifesaving at Queenscliff.
Joined: August 2005
Ben is an experienced consultant with expertise in the field of Project Management and Team Leading - particularly in a DW/BI context. He is technically focused on DW/BI strategy and architecture, data modelling and ETL. Even though he has been accused of being a political junkie, he balances this by staying competitive with tennis, cycling and running. Ben is also a proud father of three whose place in the family pecking order has gone down one peg with the addition of each child. Wise words from Ben's favourite quote is 'Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect'.
Joined: July 2013
Gokul has worked in a broad range of industries, gaining expertise in Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, Oracle, VBA, VB.Net, requirement gathering and stakeholder management. He has a high level of technical ability and is able to quickly pick up new concepts and technologies with ease and rapidly develop competency. Outside of the office, he likes to burn off his high-energy levels (fuelled no doubt from endless caffeine) by playing volleyball as often as he can.
Joined: September 2014
Emilio is the NSW/QLD Regional Manager with over 17 years of experience in Analytical Marketing, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence. He has experience in Government, Large and Small Corporates, and has strong Financial Services expertise. Emilio knows how to help any business with their BI needs. He has been a key to Altis' growth – opening the Federal Government branch before stepping into the Leadership role in NSW/QLD. Emilio loves to hang out with his family and enjoys fine wine with a Greek meal!
Joined: August 2003
Katrina is the Regional Manager for our ACT office. Katrina brings extensive knowledge of Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Analytics to her role, as well as an understanding of the Government sector. Katrina loves to keep fit outside of work with visits to the gym and cycling. In her Zen moments she grows Orchids. Katrina is happy to drive change as her favourite quote is 'the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results'!
Joined: July 2012
Natalie is an experienced consultant with our Sydney team.
Joined: August 2006
Chris Kearns was the first employee hired by Altis back in 1998. He has held many roles over the following 20 years including Consultant, Quality Assurance Manager, Data Visualisation Practice Lead, Higher Education Practice Lead, and Sales & Account Management. Chris moved from Sydney to London in Sep 2018 to take over the leadership of the Altis UK region. Outside of work you’ll find Chris on the dance floor swing dancing!”
Joined: March 1998
Elizabeth joined Altis as our Training Manager. Liz heads up our exclusive partnerships with leading authors and practitioners to bring the best Information Management education courses throughout Australia and New Zealand. Liz also organises our events and manages our partnership with Variety – the Children’s Charity. Liz loves spending time with her family and friends, and – she's a qualified Event Planner (and make-up artist if anyone in the office is in need of a makeover!)
Joined: September 2006
Mythili is our Head of Innovation. In this role, she combines commercial acumen, customer empathy and technical diversity, to take new ideas to market. She is passionate about building relationships with people to overcome challenges and have significant experience managing and advising organisations through business improvement. She has worked across the complete project lifecycle, including managing transformation programmes, and working with organisations to develop strategic direction and roadmaps to achieve goals.
Outside of work Mythili values time with her family and is passionate about reading to expand the mind and is also an Indian classical dance teacher and performer.
Joined: January 2007
Dewey is one of our consultants in Auckland and part of our Managed Services team. His expertise extends to Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration and BI Development, IBM Cognos BI and Dimensional Modelling and Designing. Outside of work, Dewey enjoys time out at the beach on sunny days, listening to music and singing, playing basketball, going out for bush walk and travelling.
Joined: May 2013
Andrew's expertise is in Program/Project/Portfolio management – particularly in DW/BI. Andrew is also an experienced Team Leader. Outside of work Andrew puts those team management skills to good use coaching and managing his kids sporting teams. Andrew loves getting out on his bike, kicking back to some good music and creating great meals in the kitchen for his family and friends
Joined: June 2012
Ian joined our UK office in August 2015. Ian has a wealth of experience as a consultant and solution architect of building large scale data warehouses, data management systems and OLAP solutions primarily utilising Data Academy (a Microsoft based tool). Ian also has expertise in delivering BI training and developing generic and bespoke data warehouse architectures and methodologies.
He lives with his wife in South West London and has three grown up children. In his spare time Ian is a keen paraglider pilot and he has been known to tread the boards in some amateur dramatics productions.
Joined: August 2015
Julia is a skilled consultant, certified Tableau trainer and experienced in Tableau consulting and training and Pentaho. When she's not in the office, you can find Julia upside down - doing AcroYoga (partner acrobatics plus yoga) or dancing (ballroom) or fighting (American Kenpo self defence system) and of course on the beach - running, swimming, surfing. If that's not enough, she's been been spotted in the bush occasionally - camping, walking, horse riding and is also a certified Laughter yoga leader and a yoga teacher. This is done, all the while with her mantra in mind 'Work honestly, meditate every day, meet people without fear and play!'
Joined: April 2013
Nadine is our People and Performance Manager. She joined the consulting team with expertise in end to end solution delivery, dimensional modelling and relational database design as well as DW/BI Strategy. Nadine’s philosophy is ‘Life is too short to focus on the things you hate. Focus on what you love to do instead’ which she applies to her life by enjoying cooking, playing and laughing with her husband and two young children. When she’s not in the office, you’ll find Nadine actively involved in volunteering at her children's French-Australian bilingual school.
Joined: May 2010
Richard is a consultant with expertise in data warehousing, quality assurance (particularly in government departments) and most recently has built considerable skills around release management. Richard is the classic taxi-dad on the weekend and when he has some time to himself he's a passionate photographer. Richard is great to have on your side on a project as his mantra is '99 is not 100'.
Joined: April 2008
Daniel is an experienced consultant with in-depth expertise in IBM Cognos and Oracle. Another of our consultants with deep experience in the airline industry. Daniel loves travel, running, the gym ... and this quote from Mark Twain: 'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do'
Joined: July 2007
Florita leads our Managed Services team and is an experienced Testing Manager and Development Manager for Enterprise Data Warehouses. In her spare time, Florita enjoys traveling, photography, nature and spending time with family and friends.
Joined: February 2015
Bhumik (Mik) is a part of our Sydney consulting team and has expertise in Microsoft SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, Informatica and all round awesomeness in consulting. Bhumik has a great eye for detail and a great eye for a target - one of his passions is archery. He also likes a laugh so stand up comedy on YouTube can be a real distraction.
Joined: November 2008
Berto is an experienced consultant in our Sydney team.
Joined: January 2015
Sandra is a Senior Project Manager with expertise in Project Management across a number of industries with particular depth in knowledge around the airline and airport industries. With two active daughters Sandra is kept busy out of the office, and loves the Gandi quote 'be the change you want to see in the world'.
Joined: July 2010
Anastasia is an experienced consultant with our Melbourne team. Her expertise is in Data Modelling and profiling, ETL, particularly IBM DataStage and Databases. Anastasia enjoys travelling, exploring foreign cultures as well as diving. When she’s not jet setting around the world, she enjoys the simple pleasures- reading and a good glass of wine.
Joined: February 2008
Justin joined the Perth team in May 2015. Justin is an experienced consultant skilled in SQL Server, Postgres, Greenplum and Oracle in the Retail, Manufacturing and Mining verticals. He started his career as a software developer using the Microsoft development suite. Away from work, Justin likes to enjoy the outdoors with wife and 2 daughters. He is also an avid golfer.
Joined: May 2015
Sook is in charge of all Financial components of our business. Outside of work, Sook enjoys spending time with her husband and children for afternoons in the park and riding bikes.
Joined: May 2005
Andrew is a Delivery Lead in Sydney with expertise in BI/DW solutions, building relationships with end-users and teasing out business requirements that are easily comprehended by the technical team. His penchant for reporting solutions is strengthened by his foundation in back-end database/ data warehouse design and development. Andrew loves spending time with his wife and young children, 'tinkering' with home theatre projects and exercising when he’s had enough sleep.
Joined: February 2004
Andy is the Victorian Regional Manager and is skilled across all fields of Information Management from solution architecture to delivery. Andy is also relishing the challenges of cutting edge technologies like how to get value from Big Data. Outside of work life is hectic with all the kids activities and finding time to groove to some 80s music ... well no-one is perfect.
Joined: June 2011
Anup is an experienced consultant with expertise in Data Warehousing, Microsoft Business Intelligence suite, MS SharePoint and Biz Talk EAI platform. Anup loves to spend time with family, take long motorbike rides or play a never ending MMORP game. Anup has a chilled attitude to life – live and let live.
Joined: September 2012
Neha joined the Sydney team in May 2015 as a consultant and has over six years of experience working as a Software Developer on several technologies including Java and .NET. She has previously worked for IBM, Allianz and Cochlear.
Neha’s interests include running, cycling and traveling. In her spare time she also enjoys attending technology meetups, hackathons, creating mobile apps and websites. Recently her team came first in "SheHacks Hackathon 2015", hosted by Girl Geek Sydney and sponsored by Google and CBA; the theme was ‘Environment and Education’.
Joined: May 2015
Dawie is part of our consulting team and an expert in SQL server database and ETL, Cognos and Oracle PSQL. Dawie loves exploring the countryside with his wife and son. He also loves the Apple mantra - 'while some may see some people as the crazy ones, we see genius; because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do'.
Joined: February 2012
Sidney is a consultant in our Managed Services team. Sidney brings skills in the field of SSIS and SSRS. In his free time Sidney plays bass guitar, is thinking of learning a new instrument soon, and enjoys traveling to new places and taking photographs wherever he goes.
Joined: January 2014
Veronica is our Transport and Logistics Practice Lead with over 20 years’ experience in Information Technology and over 15 years’ experience as an Information Management and Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence specialist. She has extensive hands on experience managing, architecting and delivering Information Management and Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence solutions. In addition to delivering results for Transport and Logistics clients, she has also worked on projects across a broad range of industries. Veronica’s articles have been published in DM Review, CIO.com, the Rust Report and MHD Supply Chain Solutions.
Joined: September 1999
James is an experienced consultant with deep skills in Data Integration and loves a challenging project to sink his teeth into. Outside of work James loves being a parent and relaxing by playing some sport or listening to music.
Joined: November 2004
Guillaume is part of our Sydney consulting team and has expertise in BI modelling, TM1 and ETL. Guillaume is the AWS Practice Lead at Altis. He loves travelling and staying in a place long enough to discover the unexpected. Scuba and sport keep him fit and believing 'all men who achieve great things have been great dreamers' keeps him dreaming.
Joined: February 2012
Sara joined the Melbourne team in September 2015 after relocating from Virginia, USA.
Before moving to Australia, Sara was the BI Service Area Lead at Excella Consulting; interestingly an organisation very similar to Altis.
Sara is a BI professional, with a strong foundation built on over 15 years of hands on technical work and valuable management experience.
When she’s not in the office, you’ll find Sara running and is looking forward to comparing times and distances with the rest of the team in Melbourne.
Joined: September 2015
Quinten is a Senior Consultant with expertise in ETL, Data Modelling and End to End Data Warehouse design. Another of our staff who loves the outdoors – skiing, surfing and mountain biking, or spending time with friends. Quinten also loves techno gadgets and fixing, renovating and building things – excellent skills to have when building a data warehouse!
Joined: November 2008
David describes his job role as 'DW/BI consultant and/or Magician'. With the depth of experience in data integration, data modelling and reporting that David has – Magician is an apt description. When not at work David loves his pets and growing wonderful vegetables. There's a food theme with David – his favourite saying is ‘cookies is a sometimes food’.
Joined: November 2007
Peng is an experienced consultant interested in providing business users with easier and quicker access to their data; to support data-informed decision making. He has worked extensively across Data Warehouse Design, OLAP Cube Design, ETL, SQL, and MDX, and takes great interest in Data Visualization and Analytics. When he’s not working, Peng enjoys a healthy life style. He loves his Yoga and Pilates, as they encourage accuracy, intelligence, commitment and dedication. Peng lives by these wise words ‘Less is More. Quality, not quantity; simplicity, not complexity.’ It's This is reflected in his work, his taste in fashion, his food preference and his reading choices.
Joined: May 2010
Lindsey is part of our Melbourne consulting team and certified Tableau trainer. Lindsey brings skills in all things data-related including data migration, mapping and profiling. She works across a diversity of technology from technologies including development using Wherescape RED, Cognos, Tableau and SSAS. 'Keep calm and carry on' is her favourite motto - a motto that keeps her cool under pressure.
Joined: February 2011
Rhubesh is an experienced consultant and Altis' Utilities Practice Lead with expertise across data warehousing, ETL, BI and particularly Microsoft BI stack and Cognos. Rhubesh loves sharing the great food and wine of his city with his family and friends. He also loves to cook and lives by the motto of 'you miss 100 percent of the shots you never take'.
Joined: September 2010
Pavan is an experienced consultant with expertise in data modelling, Informatica, Microsoft BI and Cognos. Pavan has an inquisitive mind and loves to spend time on DIY projects. He's also keen on watching sport and having a beer with family and friends.
Joined: June 2007
Lynn is an experienced consultant with expertise in Data Modelling, ETL, Reporting especially using Microsoft SSIS,SSAS,SSRS, Cognos Framework Manager and Report Studio. When he’s not in the office he enjoys spending quality time with his family, cooking and driving! Lynn lives by the mantra- 'Do Your Best'.
Joined: April 2011
Khai is a an experienced consultant with expertise in all aspects of DWBI, reporting tools such as Congnos, Microsoft, Informatica, Datastage and Hyperion, with experience across verticals as diverse as Telco to Education and Law to Property. When looking up from the computer Khai loves the outdoors, and with an attitude of 'it’s fun to do the impossible' – no challenge is too great.
Joined: November 2005
Michael is a consultant with expertise in the Microsoft SQL Stack. Outside of work, Michael enjoys long distance running, going to the movies and playing video games.
Joined: November 2014
Richard joined our Sydney team in June 2015 and is a seasoned IT professional Richard has depth of experience in FMCG, Pharmaceuticals and diverse experiences in ERP, POS, Supply Chain, Government, CRM and Digital across both on-premise and cloud architectures. His passions lie in Analytics and Information Management and how they can be applied to improve business outcomes. Richard has also attended and presented at various industry forums in Business Intelligence (BI), Business Process Management (BPM), Knowledge Management (KM) and more recently has plugged into the Sydney startup community through the likes of Fishburners and the Telstra Innovation Centre. Richard enjoys a passion for cooking and carpentry, some casual baseball on the weekend with a cold beer and a chili hotdog and, of course, streaming Ice Hockey from the homeland- Canada.
Joined: June 2015
Margaret is an experienced consultant with our Auckland team. Her expertise lies in Data Warehousing, Business intelligence, Data Quality and Data Visualisation and has worked for a number of Higher Education, Telco and Insurance customers for more than 12 years. When she’s not in the office, Margaret is bound to be running, playing Badminton or Volleyball.
Joined: January 2004
Alex is the Country Manager for New Zealand and with the help of his team, he helps deliver business value at an affordable budget and has a wealth of expertise when it comes to Higher Education, Utilities and FMCG clients. On weekends, Alex loves to venture out with the kids and his secret past time is then posting Facebook stories about those adventures.
Joined: April 2010
James has been working at Altis since 2001. His formative years were spent developing in the IBM and Oracle BI toolsets, but James has become a Microsoft evangelist in recent times and taken on the additional role of Microsoft Practice Lead. James is in his element during the design and delivery phases of a project – from architecture through to implementation. Moving back to Canberra after many years away has given the Mitchell clan many weekend adventure opportunities.
Joined: January 2001
Charlotte is our Sydney Office Manager and Marketing Coordinator. In her spare time she enjoys movies, reading, trips to the country and various creative activities.
Joined: April 2016
Mike is part of our Sydney consulting team and is skilled in business analysis, Qlik and the Microsoft BI stack.
Mike has experience in implementing solutions for Transport and Logistics clients and is passionate about delivering BI solutions that support optimal decision making.
Outside of work, Mike enjoys fishing, boating and kite surfing.
Joined: January 2016
Nick is part of our Auckland consulting team. Nick has experience in Business Intelligence development, support and testing, utilising his skills across the Microsoft SQL Stack, SAP BW and Business Objects.
When he’s not working, he enjoys the occasional sport of Badminton and playing Pokemon Go with his wife.
Joined: January 2016
Shawn is part of our Auckland team.
Joined: June 2016
Scott is part of our Auckland team.
Joined: November 2015
Markos is part of our Sydney team.
Joined: October 2015
Garry is an experienced BI/DW Consultant who enjoys working with people and businesses to make a positive difference for those people and tangible outcomes for their business. His depth and variety of knowledge and systems gives a great foundation to understand business issues and how to apply technology solve those issues.
Outside work he enjoys spending time with family and friends, overseas travel, learning Tae kwon do, DIY projects, mechanical/electrical work on cars and the odd race track day.
Joined: July 2017
Adam is part of the Sydney team
Joined: April 2017
Sam is a consultant and part of the Sydney team. Sam has an interest in programming, data visualisation, and all things data. In his free time Sam enjoys reading, gaming, watching Netflix, and hanging out with friends.
Joined: January 2017
David is part of the Canberra team
Joined: August 2016
Monai is an innovator in Sydney with various skills of BI/DW and data visualisation in both enterprise products (SAP BOBJ, SAP BW, PowerBI) and open source products (Python, MapReduce, Chart.js, ElasticSeach). Besides the analytics area, she is also skilled in software engineering and loves to research about the problems she encountered and design solutions for them.
Outside of work, Monai loves cooking, photography, and giving advice to her friends on custom building gaming PC rigs.
Joined: January 2017
Anandraj is a passionate developer, problem solver and who loves working on data projects. Currently he enjoys spending his time on Big Data, Machine learning and Cloud projects.
Joined: May 2017
Sean joined the Sydney team in July 2017 as a consultant and has over 3 years of experience working within the BI and Geo-spatial industries, using several technologies including Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI and ESRI. He has previously worked for local and state Government bodies.
Sean's interests include running, skiing, music and travelling. In his spare time he also enjoys attending tech meetups, learning new skills and attempting to win pub trivia.
Joined: July 2017
Aleck is part of our Sydney team
Joined: September 2016
Sylvia works with the Sydney team as a senior consultant and has been working in the BI arena for around 15 years. She feels as comfortable with gathering business requirements as she does with converting them into creative data solutions.
Sylvia is a keen traveller with a mild theatre addiction.
Likes: charity challenges, dancing, bushwalking, and AFL.
Dislikes: brussel sprouts and accidentally squishing slugs.
Joined: May 2017
Andreea is an experienced consultant with our Canberra consulting team. She has worked for a large number of government clients and her expertise is in the field of MS SQL Server + SSRS, SSIS, SSAS and since joining Altis Power BI and Tableau. Andreea started her career as a software developer using the Microsoft development suite. Away from work, Andreea likes to travel and to enjoy the outdoors with husband and son.
Joined: October 2016
Olu joined the UK team in March 2016. She has over 10 years' experience in the DW/BI landscape working in industries including Finance, Software and Travel. Olu started her BI journey by specialising in management information and reporting. She has since added years of experience in ETL, Data Management and other aspects of Data Warehousing to her bow.
When not in the office, Olu enjoys partaking in various extra curricular activities, recently this has included acting classes, indoor rock climbing and pilates. Olu is a keen reader and loves to share good food and drink with her friends.
Joined: March 2016
Thomas is part of our Auckland team
Joined: January 2011
Abhishek is a graduate consultant with our Canberra consulting team. Graduated with a Bachelor of Advanced Computing from the ANU Abhishek loves new technologies and has experience working with both Virtual and Augmented reality. In his free time, Abhishek is also a magician, you can be sure he always has a trick up his sleeve.
Joined: February 2018
Manan is a final year Information Systems student at UNSW with skills in several technology disciplines including programming, data visualisation and database management. In his free time, he likes to watch and play cricket, explore new skill areas and read fantasy books.
Joined: July 2017
Tai is an intern, working with our Sydney Innovation team. Tai is currently studying his 5th year in Mechatronics Engineering/Computer Science at the University of New South Wales, with a interest in problem solving and learning new skills. Currently, Tai enjoys spending time his time watching movies/TV shows, bush walking, rock climbing and eating(who doesn't?)!
Joined: February 2018
Cameron is an experienced analytics consultant who has spent over 15 years helping clients capture, interpret, predict and action their data to drive business outcomes. He specialises in using predictive (machine learning/AI) and prescriptive (simulation & optimisation) analytical techniques with experience across a range of industries including transport, construction, retail, banking, mining, utilities and higher education.
Joined: January 2018
Ben is an experienced consultant from Sydney who specialises in Microsoft SQL Server and BI Development as well as Data Science. With 15 years’ experience, he has a range of industries from Facilities Management, Finance and Health.
In his free time, he enjoys sport, reading and cooking
Joined: January 2018
Sheema joined the Auckland consulting team in Aug 2017 after relocating from Edinburgh, Scotland with her family. Sheema brings her expertise in the field of SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS and Power BI.
When she is not in office she will be seen in some park playing with her kids.
Joined: August 2017
Louis is part of the NZ team working at a Senior Consultant, with 15 years of experience in the BI field in NZ (and some Aus) he has worked on a broad range of industries and technologies. He is sometimes called the Problem Solver or Teacher. He is also comfortable dealing with any aspect in the BI lifecycle and has a passion for sharing knowledge.
Louis also has an in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft BI technology stack, his favorites: SSIS and Power BI.
Likes: Movies, Snorkeling, Renovations, Technology
Joined: March 2017
Mikhail is a new innovation team intern based in Sydney. Mikhail currently in a 3rd year obtaining Bachelor of Software Engineering at University of Technology Sydney. He has passion for programming, cyber security and big data. In his free time Mikhail enjoys photography and watching movies.
Joined: February 2018
Oscar joined Sydney team in Feb 2018.
He has previously worked with Oracle technologies and tools, mostly developing SQL packages and procedures for both public and private sector organisations.
Oscar's interests include deep learning, recommender systems and Human Computer Interaction.
In his spare time, he also enjoys painting, drawing and swimming.
Joined: February 2018
Isaac joined Auckland managed service team in September 2017.
He is a former Microsoft SQL Server and Azure database support engineer. He focuses on Microsoft BI stack and Azure technologies.
He enjoys experiencing different kinds of outdoor and extreme sports during his spare-time.
Joined: September 2017