James McRobert (BTP Hons, MBA) has over 25 years business management experience including more than 16 years with Vodafone in Australia and Internationally successfully managing the design, build and integration of Telecommunication Networks.
James has proven expertise to develop and lead multi-disciplinary Project Teams and innovative Partner Models to successfully achieve Business Objectives.
Implementing effective interpersonal and communication skills and creating a high performance "values based" business culture that engenders passion, recognises innovation and initiative and challenges people to make a difference best ensures all Projects meet or better Customer Expectations.
Kul Bhatia joined Kordia in June 2008 after a long and distinguished career at Marconi, Ericsson, Optus, and Fujitsu.
During his 9 years with Marconi/Ericsson as a General Manager of Broadband Networks division, Kul has overseen some of Australia’s most exciting Transmission and broadband projects.
Kul provided technical expertise for a number of projects including the implementation and design of the world’s largest non-regenerated optical link with the Amcom IP1 project and the roll-out of both TransACT and Western Power’s advanced FTTx based broadband networks delivering IPTV services.
Now as a Director of Broadband Solutions at Kordia, Kul is responsible for developing customized solutions into the broadband and access markets.
As members of the Fibre to the Home Council Asia Pacific and the Communications Alliance we are constantly engaging and working within our industry helping to shape and contribute to the direction of future technology within Australia. Kul holds the Chairman’s position for the Architecture & Technology Group within the Fibre to the Home Council Asia Pacific.
Greg Tracey (BAppSci, MBA) has been a member of the Kordia Solutions Australia Sales team since 2006 and took on the challenge of Director Sales & Marketing during 2010.
Over the past 15 years as a Telecommunications Professional, Greg has worked in Australia, Asia and Europe and in a variety of roles that have included Head of Program Management in Optus MND, Program Manager on the Vodafone Global account for Siemens Mobile and European Director of Sales and Marketing for AlanDick Ltd.
He has extensive experience in the sales management and delivery of Major Projects, Managed Services outsourcing and infrastructure supply across the Cellular and Fixed Telecommunications Market, IT and Broadcast Engineering sectors.
David Phillips is an accomplished operations manager and leadership executive and has been with Kordia for more than 13 years. He has developed a strong services management capability through development and implementation of a range of service businesses in the delivery of managed services and build projects in ICT markets, ranging from mobile networks, fixed line and fibre, through to IT support services, private networks and retail POS networks. Having worked extensively within the technology industry, he takes a wide view of operations from task level through to strategic planning, management and governance.
A proven leader in technical services environment combining a strong business acumen with values based leadership, David excels in managing teams across geographies, cultures and functions which he has demonstrated in his time managing Kordia’s businesses in Australia and South East Asia
Peter Robson (BA, LLB) has managed Kordia Solutions Australia since 2001, including the transition to Kordia ownership in 2005. In that time the company’s revenues have increased by a factor of eight and from its small beginnings Kordia has now become a market-leading communications and engineering services provider.
Peter's previous roles included Chief Operating Officer for Australian Associated Press and he has extensive experience in infrastructure and construction management, project management, news media, outsourcing, engineering services and in enabling people to achieve success.
Mark McShane (BEng) is the Director of Technology Services, for Kordia Solutions. Mark is responsible for Technology Services (TS) Division which offers Project Management Services (RAN/TX Deployment) and Network Engineering Services (RF/Transmission/Switch/OSS/NMS) to the Wireless Telecoms Infrastructure market, and Broadcast Engineering Services to the TV/Radio/Defence Infrastructure markets.
Mark’s previous roles have included Head of Radio Networks - Vodafone UK, CTO Vodafone Hungary, Senior Program Manager Vodafone Egypt, Manager Program Office BT Asia Pacific.
A proven people manager and effective leader of cross-functional teams, Mark successfully manages large teams across a diverse range of cultures, geography, organisational structures and markets.
David Wheeler has executive responsibility for the Energy and Natural Resources division's operations. Prior to this appointment he was Director of Technical Resources Division with executive accountability for the national field operations team of approx. 200 staff.
David's previous roles include general management and business unit management positions across a diverse range of infrastructure industries. David has extensive operational, commercial and financial management experience in both design and construct and operate and maintain contracting businesses.
Simon McLevie (B.Com) has over 18 years finance and business development experience working for Fortune 500 and ASX 50 companies in a number of business sectors including financial services, telecommunications, information technology, logistics/transportation, and property.
He has extensive experience working across Asia Pacific and has previously held senior finance and business development roles with global IT services leaders CSC and IBM in Australia and Asia. In his last role he was based in Singapore where he held the role of Finance Director Asia Pacific for a leading global US software vendor.