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.

David Oakes

Regional Manager, Australia

David has long been established as an industry leader both in New Zealand and Australia.  With a background in technology management and professional services, he has time and time again demonstrated capabilities in strategy and leadership that have resulted in him becoming an invaluable asset to every organisation he has worked with. David has previously held senior leadership positions at the UNSW Business School, the Australian Graduate School of Management, RHE & Associates and the Tertiary Education Commission. This deep understanding of the technology, business and financial sectors both in Australia and New Zealand ideally positions him to lead ClearPoint’s Australian office as it grows and develops.

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.

Bryce Scanlen

Bryce Scanlen

Business Development Manager

Jesse Jose

Jesse Jose

Java Tech Lead

Dharshana Ratnayake

Dharshana Ratnayake

Software Engineer

Pallvi Khurana

Pallvi Khurana

Senior Test Analyst

Simone Wadham

Simone Wadham

Recruitment Manager

Rick Hook

Rick Hook

Senior Consultant

Michelle Poulton

Michelle Poulton

Senior Project Manager

Jonathan Ackerman

Jonathan Ackerman

Solution Architect

Fletcher Thomas

Fletcher Thomas

Business Analyst

Serge Dukic

Serge Dukic

In-House Tech Sultan

Pavel Filippov

Pavel Filippov

Senior Java Developer

David Katz

David Katz

Business Analyst

Hisham Alasad

Hisham Alasad

QA Manager

Heidi Aspell

Heidi Aspell

Senior Test Analyst

Kim Tunzelmann

Kim Tunzelmann

Project Manager

Peter Hunter

Peter Hunter

Senior .Net Developer

Dusan Vuckovic

Dusan Vuckovic

.Net Developer

Stuart Massey

Stuart Massey

Consulting Architect

Rob Cleghorn

Rob Cleghorn

Software Development Manager

Mark Chan

Mark Chan

Solution Architect

Inderdip Vraich

Inderdip Vraich

Senior Test Analyst

Haichang Lai

Haichang Lai

Senior Developer

Nick Langstone

Nick Langstone

Software Development Manager

Thilina Basnayake

Thilina Basnayake

.Net Developer

Vicki Purcell

Vicki Purcell

SQL Developer & Business Analyst

Cheryl Dwyer

Cheryl Dwyer

Office Manager

Amanda Teed

Amanda Teed

Resource Admin Manager

Tim Glover

Tim Glover

Senior Project Manager and Tech Lead

Robin Southgate

Robin Southgate

Solution Architect

Aaron Dowling

Aaron Dowling

Project Manager

Elfrik Metahysa

Elfrik Metahysa

Tech Lead

James Milne

James Milne

Business Analyst / Test Analyst

Alex Amsler

Alex Amsler

Business Development Manager

Jon Court

Jon Court

Lead Developer

Bhaskar Nagarajan

Bhaskar Nagarajan

Java Developer

Ron Cole

Ron Cole

Support Operation Manager

Angel Petrovski

Angel Petrovski

Tech Lead

Wayne Rohrs

Wayne Rohrs

Solution Architect

Geetha Raja

Geetha Raja

Senior Test Analyst

Warwick Allen

Warwick Allen

Support Analyst

Marco Kleinnijenhuis

Marco Kleinnijenhuis

Tech Lead

Rebecca Rope

Rebecca Rope

Senior Consultant

Fyodor Yakimchouk

Fyodor Yakimchouk

Frontend Developer

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