Started:
2008
Role:
Director - Projects
Connect:
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Based in Melbourne, Paul is an owner in Salsa and also works closely with clients in the initial tender and discovery phases. 

Paul oversees many levels of the Salsa business, primarily driving operations. He’s also active in business development and governing the delivery of Salsa’s strategic accounts and work programs. Paul also supports other Salsa functions and services such as marketing and content. 

Skillset

  • Strategy
  • Customer liaison
  • Managing teams
  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Technical leadership

Previous experience

Paul has 25+ years’ experience in IT project delivery, with 20 years’ experience in senior technical leadership, management and consulting roles. He’s delivered large-scale projects with budgets up to $20 million. He’s worked across a variety of roles, such as program/project manager, management consultant, technical/solution architect and development lead. He’s also worked on projects across a range of sectors including  government, banking, telecoms, and energy. 

Paul has delivered major projects in Australia as well as projects in Singapore, California, Boston and New Zealand. Prior to working at Salsa, Paul was a principal consultant at PA Consulting Group, where he was the lead technical architect for the design and delivery of the IT systems to support Singapore’s electricity deregulation. He’s also held senior technical leadership roles at Cambridge Technology Partners and SAI Global.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Surveying (Computer Science), Honours First Class
  • Australian Government Baseline security clearance (granted 03-Dec-2019)

Hobbies and fun facts

  • Renovating old houses
  • Making small batches of wine
  • First computer: Commodore Vic20 (and used Apple 2 in grade 6 classroom)

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