Tesserent’s current Board of Directors represents a broad range of experience including industry and business knowledge, financial management and corporate governance experience.
Executive Director & Managing Director
B. Tech, MACS, MAICD
Keith has been working in the IT industry for three decades, and has worked in Australia and the United States for companies such as Hewlett Packard and IBM. He has been involved in the managed security industry since 2002. In late 2012 Keith acquired control of and took the Managing Director role at Tesserent Australia. Keith holds a Bachelor of Technology from RMIT.
Russell has over 35 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience in the IT sector having started his career with IBM in 1978. He founded his first company in 1985 which was one of Australia’s first multimedia businesses and began Internet application development in 1994. As well as being the Chairman of the Company’s Board, Russell is a non-executive board member for a number of organisations including: Algonquin Investments, National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources network (Chairman), Wunderman-Bienalto and the Victorian Government Purchasing Board. In 2010 he was elected an Honorary Member of the Australian Computer Society, from 2011-2014 National Board member and Treasurer of the Australian Information Industry Association and was made a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2011 and has been a company director since 1985.
Steve is currently Chief Executive Officer of Al Rajhi Bank, a bank with total assets in excess of US$70 billion. Steve previously held the position of Group Executive Director and CEO for Global Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to this Steve’s roles included: Group Executive Director and CEO Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered Bank; Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of GE North East Asia; Chief Executive Officer and President of GE (China) Co. Ltd; Chief Executive Officer of GE Australia and New Zealand; President of GE Capital Asia; and Managing Director of GE’s Consumer Finance business in Asia. Steve has a BBA, Finance and Management from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA, Finance and International Banking from University of North Texas.
Gregory is currently Global Head of Digital at Citibank, leading Citi’s digital transformation across businesses and geographies. He specialises in the development and delivery of digital strategy, corporate innovation and business transformation. He has held senior business, consulting and technology roles across Asia, Europe and North America, with a track record of high-impact business results. Previously Gregory was a Partner and U.K. Board member at Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton), where he held leadership roles across the financial services, public sector and digital practices. Prior to this he was a senior project and product manager with IBM, delivering large scale systems integration projects in financial services and managing the product lifecycle of leading market solutions. He is a regular speaker on digital strategy and technology, and the impact of disruptive innovation on business. Gregory is a council (board) member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), a leading international affairs think tank. He holds a BSc and MBA from Monash University and the University of Melbourne, and has been a guest lecturer on strategy at the University of Oxford, New York University, and American University (Washington).
BSc (Hons), Mechanical Engineering MAICD
Paul has 29 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry. He was Vice President and Managing Director of Hewlett Packard South Pacific from 2002 – 2012 and prior to that was Vice President and Managing Director of Compaq Computer South Pacific. Paul was an elected National Board Director of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) from 2002 – 2011 and a member of the International CEO Forum from 2001 – 2012. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of the ASX-listed companies Vocus Communications Limited and Integrated Research Limited. Previously he was a Non-Executive Director of Amcom Communications Limited and is a current Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Paul holds a BSc (Hons), Mechanical Engineering from Aston University.