Our Team.

Depth of expertise

Described by our clients as brilliant at translating their ideas into smart technology solutions, we’re also known for pushing the boundaries and delivering cutting edge solutions. We value innovation. We live for our clients, you are the reason we exist.

Meet your key points of contact

The entire ClearPoint team has extensive experience across the global technology sector. We prefer not to count the years, rather, focus on delivering solutions to you that are current and proven. Read more about our leadership team here or make contact. We’ll shout the coffee.

Phil Pietersen

Chief Executive Officer

Phil is an acknowledged business leader, with 20+ years experience combining software development with business strategy. Phil helps clients leverage the latest technology and software implementation practices to create significant impact in their industry. His drive for excellence and ability to create enduring relationships has seen ClearPoint work with top companies in New Zealand, Australia, UK and the US. As a natural leader, Phil has steered ClearPoint’s drive into the Investment Management sector using his deep knowledge of software development and systems architecture. His wide-ranging technical background comes from key roles in IT management consulting, system design, enterprise data management and programme management. Recognised in 2014 as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, Phil has guided ClearPoint during rapid growth while maintaining exceptional outcomes for forward-thinking companies.

Bain Hollister

Chief Technology Officer

Bain specialises in the provision of strategic advice to Executive and Senior IT leadership. With sound business acumen and a strong technical background, he is responsible for the consulting arm of ClearPoint. Bain explains complex issues with clarity and is able to ensure business value is added with every engagement; a powerful combination to drive ClearPoint’s Digital focus. From board level governance, to design and delivery of enterprise class systems, Bain has a proven track record of exceptional results. Before becoming a founding director of ClearPoint, Bain’s international technology career included leadership and design roles as an Enterprise Architect and ICT Strategist with Merrill Lynch HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Ernst and Young and London Clearing House (LCH.Clearnet). Bain’s depth of expertise and personable style makes him a sought after industry leader.

Roger Ford

Head of Consult

Roger has more than 20 years experience in senior executive roles, providing strategic and operational leadership, and advisory services to a broad range of organisations. In addition, Roger has been responsible for the development of a range of software solutions for the Financial Services industry. These include Wealth Management and secure messaging gateways. 

Roger‘s recent engagements prior to joining ClearPoint in May 2017 have been embedding as a specialist COO with organisations needing substantial change, growth, or investment. With responsibility for both strategy and operations, Roger has delivered significant capability and performance improvements for a number of private businesses, including professional services and SaaS (Software as a Service) providers.

In addition to professional services and software development experience, Roger is actively involved in the software Industry as the President of the NZ Software Association, a participant in government working groups, and as a judge for various business & industry competitions. 

Alan McMurtry

Business Development Director

Alan’s experience in technology spans more than 25 years with the past ten years focused on delivering returns to his stakeholders. Alan is passionate about clients, teams and business and helping them navigate business strategy and solve challenges through the provision of strategic solutions. A true professional, Alan listens to the business needs of his clients and delivers results through communication, patience and a solid understanding of current technologies. If you’re not sure what your solution might look like Alan is your go-to-guy to get started and explore possibilities.

Alister Wright

Head of Resourcing

Alister is a recognised leader in the New Zealand ICT sector with a technology career spanning more than 25 years. He has held senior and Executive IT roles including General Manager and Director, Service Delivery Manager and Business Development Manager. Alister’s considerable reputation is founded on his integrity and ability to build outstanding high performance teams. Alister is highly regarded and followed by many talented professionals who are drawn to work with him due to the environment he creates. As an exceptional people manager with a solid technology background, Alister is the ideal person to help you build your team.

Martin Bridges

Head of Build

As Head of Build, Martin has overall responsibility for the delivery of all ClearPoint’s software development projects. He draws on nearly 25 years of consultancy experience gained in the UK, Australia and (for the last 9 years) New Zealand. A long time advocate of Agile techniques, Martin is passionate about great teams delivering outstanding outcomes for customers. Martin’s primary concern is ensuring clients are delighted by the word that we do, using “just right” governance approaches to complement the creative approach of our awesome software engineers. Whatever your needs, Martin can assemble a top-notch team to make it a reality.

Meet our people

We’re thankful for the brilliant team members that continue to live and deliver on the cutting edge. Together they form the foundation of ClearPoint’s success and we wouldn’t be where we are without them.

To make it easier to discover each team members’ talent and personality, we have created a handy sorting system. Simply click on one of the categories and our system will do the rest. Yes, it is scary accurate.

Inderdip Vraich

Inderdip Vraich

Senior Test Analyst

Simone Wadham

Simone Wadham

Recruitment Manager

Thilina Basnayake

Thilina Basnayake

.Net Developer

Jesse Jose

Jesse Jose

Java Tech Lead

Serge Dukic

Serge Dukic

In-House Tech Sultan

Rob Cleghorn

Rob Cleghorn

Software Development Manager

Geetha Raja

Geetha Raja

Senior Test Analyst

Peter Hunter

Peter Hunter

Senior .Net Developer

Alex Amsler

Alex Amsler

Business Development Manager

Robin Southgate

Robin Southgate

Solution Architect

Aaron Dowling

Aaron Dowling

Project Manager

Kim Tunzelmann

Kim Tunzelmann

Project Manager

Heidi Aspell

Heidi Aspell

Senior Test Analyst

Pallvi Khurana

Pallvi Khurana

Senior Test Analyst

Hisham Alasad

Hisham Alasad

QA Manager

Dharshana Ratnayake

Dharshana Ratnayake

Software Engineer

Fletcher Thomas

Fletcher Thomas

Business Analyst

Rebecca Rope

Rebecca Rope

Senior Consultant

Vicki Purcell

Vicki Purcell

SQL Developer & Business Analyst

Cheryl Dwyer

Cheryl Dwyer

Office Manager

Fyodor Yakimchouk

Fyodor Yakimchouk

Frontend Developer

Wayne Rohrs

Wayne Rohrs

Solution Architect

Haichang Lai

Haichang Lai

Senior Developer

Angel Petrovski

Angel Petrovski

Tech Lead

Jonathan Ackerman

Jonathan Ackerman

Solution Architect

Marco Kleinnijenhuis

Marco Kleinnijenhuis

Tech Lead

Dusan Vuckovic

Dusan Vuckovic

.Net Developer

Nick Langstone

Nick Langstone

Software Development Manager

Amanda Teed

Amanda Teed

Resource Admin Manager

Warwick Allen

Warwick Allen

Support Analyst

Pavel Filippov

Pavel Filippov

Senior Java Developer

James Milne

James Milne

Business Analyst / Test Analyst

Stuart Massey

Stuart Massey

Consulting Architect

David Katz

David Katz

Business Analyst

Elfrik Metahysa

Elfrik Metahysa

Tech Lead

Bryce Scanlen

Bryce Scanlen

Business Development Manager

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