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About Me

Senior Leader, Digital Business, Technology and Innovation with 20+ years delivery experience in challenging and complex corporate environments.

Looking for a Toronto based leadership/strategy opportunity with a digital technology focus.

Passionate about all things Digital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, new Go to Market technology, Diversity and Inclusivity. Multi-skilled professional, high energy, tenacious and diligent with a committed work ethic. High self awareness around stakeholder management, producing first class results through collaboration and a strong belief that longevity in relationships is paramount to enduring success. I view every new challenge as an 'adventure' offering an opportunity for both personal and professional growth.

Capability: Retail & B2B channels, Front & Back of House and cross portfolio alignment to business objectives and outcomes. Utilizing entrepreneurial and program management skill proficiency to shape, develop and lead major, unique and complex programs of work aligned to business drivers and benefits.

Industry experience: working exclusively in Telco since 2007. Prior to this, Banking & Finance, Manufacturing, and the Public Sector.

Since arriving in Toronto, I am extremely excited about new possibilities and the next stage of my career, both in paid employment as well as board member and advisory opportunities. An eternal optimistic, I always believe, 'The best is yet to come'.

Experience

Responsibilities completed
  • Project 4: Device Returns Optimisation August 2011 – Sept 2011
    POSITION OVERVIEW
    Tactical review and implementation
    Review the current volumes of device returns (principally T-Box and T-Hubs). Identify reasons for high returns and develop tactical options to reduce the volumes. A number of key contributors were identified and ‘wins’ achieved.

    Project 3: Amazon Project – electronic billing and payments
    March 2011 – August 2011
    POSITION OVERVIEW
    The project was part of the rollout and adoption of customer e-bills. Designed to introduce customers to pay bills online to transform behaviour leading to other online transactions. Refreshed all collateral which included working with the Go-to-Market teams and BAU resources to update items such as the customer facing website. Seibel T&Cs, Welcome Letters/packs,
    Lead the post launch SMS/email reminder campaign to increase adoption of paperless bills and electronic payments: prepared message scripts, liaised with Marketing/Legal/Public Affairs for approval and sign off; reported metrics on daily dispatch; measured results; captured and reported to stakeholders on effectiveness of the campaign and applied corrective action to enhance campaign effectiveness as required.

    Project 2: CCE - Keep Me Informed (KMI) Programme
    Nov 2010 – March 2011
    POSITION OVERVIEW
    KMI delivered proactive messaging to customers via SMS or voice calls to keep them up to date with orders eg. BigPond/foxtel connections, scheduling appointments for technical installs, Bundles order status. The objective was to reduce inbound calls to contact centers (the need for customers to chase up status is reduced). External vendors Adeptra were engaged to build and manage the automated messaging application.
    Lead the initiation phase, secured funding which included business case development, prepared the project schedule for four concurrent streams of work, managed issues/risk register; established project accounting, project resourcing: prepared job descriptions, interviewed and recommended preferred candidates, vendor management.
    Prepared scripts for message recording: liaison with Legal & Marketing team for approval; liaison with studio for voice talent recording.

    Project 1: Pre-Paid mobiles – recharge optimisation
    Aug 2010 – Nov 2010
    POSITION OVERVIEW
    Lead an initiative to steer customers away from the use of retail purchased vouchers to online recharge options. Identified strategies to increase customer use of online recharge. This included a refresh of all Pre-Paid mobile recharge collateral both customer facing and internal. The result was a 5% increase of online recharge and a corresponding reduction in the sale of retail vouchers leading to increased consumer revenue.