Naomi specialises in data and project management, business development, and solution focussed strategies. Her broad experience spanning over 25 years in mining, construction and IT industries provides clients with a unique perspective of commercial awareness, allowing them to improve overall performance and recognise trends that can impact on long-term planning. Naomi successfully provides leadership of teams through initiative, vision and driving positive emotional intelligence
Throughout his career Francois Mevis has developed a knack for bringing people and concepts together in real life implementations. Using agile and activity based working approaches, he has built close-nit teams across traditional organisational boundaries, around principles of close collaboration, creating value and – first and foremost – never accept the status quo. His curiosity has lead him to work in a wide range of sectors from Energy (Shell, Synergy), Finance (ING, Westpac, Rabobank), to public sector (Dutch Department for Social Services) in Europe, America and Australia. As a strategic and organisational leader, he has established a reputation as innovator and challenger of existing work practises and processes, by inspiring people to go on the journey with him. Francois is the CEO & Regional Manager at Optimate Pty Ltd – a strategic data integration and consultancy company for operational data, IoT and SCADA, and associated data analysis capability. He lives with his family near Perth in the south west of Australia.
Alan's role involved providing strategic consulting for operational data systems including technical design and operational support considerations. He also advises and assists our clients in leveraging their operational data to develop and industrialise analytical models, leveraging his previous experience in the power utility sector.
Leading the Real-Time Data Platform in an organisation as immense and multi-faceted as BHP requires a complex balancing act between a centralised architecture and benefits realisation driven from operational sites. Henko developed a deep understanding of the constant trade-off between efficiency and scalability versus ‘runs on the board’ and fit for purpose solutions. He’ll reflect on the journey and lessons learned of making BHP an (operational) data-driven organisation.
Western Power – Network Operations Development Manager
Western Power’s Network Operations Centre is the nerve centre of Western Australia’s Transmission and Distribution network – one of the most vast power grids in the world. Rudy’s team is responsible for the operational systems that literally keep the lights on, every day, every hour, every second. Rudy Bake reflects on the importance of real-time situational awareness, while in parallel preparing for the enormous changes in the electricity landscape.
Throughout his career at Shenhua Group in China, RWE in the UK and Synergy in Perth, Yanqiu has developed a knack for improving asset management by getting the right data at the right time to the right person. Working within the constraints of a government-owned Power Generation and Retail utility, Yanqiu has gained unique experience of using operational data to make manageable, pragmatic changes – and take people on the journey.