Russell’s key strength is his deep understanding of customer needs and delivering solutions that truly meet and exceed business requirements.
IBM InfoSphere, Salesforce CRM, Clarity PPM, TIBCO EBX, Fiserv Corillian, Documentum
Project/Program Delivery, PMO Leadership, Portfolio Management, Project Quality Assurance, Commercial Management
Future State Strategy and Transformation, Capability Building, Business Case Development, Business Process Re-engineering
Russell is a senior program delivery leader specialising in the Banking & Financial Services industry. Russell has delivered complex projects and improved governance over portfolio performance, risk and decision making across a range of sectors, including financial services, resources, higher education and telecommunications.
With a technical background, broad industry experience, and high capability in the leadership and hands-on implementation of business projects, Russell provides an effective interface between technology specialists, the business and senior leaders. As a leader Russell engages teams, partners and stakeholders effectively to drive cultural transformation, optimise operational effectiveness and improve the customer experience.
IAG: Program manager for the implementation of TIBCO’s EBX CMDM solution.
Perpetual: Senior IT project manager for the Custodian transition program from Royal Bank of Canada to State Street.
UNSW: Implemented a step-change in portfolio governance, financial management, risk management and decision making for the $3bn 2025 strategy.
AMP: Led the PMO for successful delivery of AMP’s enterprise CRM system Salesforce.
Macquarie Bank: Project manager for the implementation of Clarity, the group wide project and portfolio management platform.
Oil Search: Established the PMO and delivered a technically and logistically complex Information Management System for the $19bn Exxon Mobil Joint Venture in Papua New Guinea.
Westpac: PMO senior project manager for the largest online banking program in Australia at the time, widely recognised as an industry benchmark banking solution.
“Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.”
-Sir John Harvey-Jones
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