Who We Are

Leadership Team

The Aqura culture, approach to customers and commitment to technology innovation has seen the organisation attract and retain very talented and passionate people. Learn more about our team.

Travis Young

Travis Young

Chief Commerical Officer

Travis, Co-Founder of Veris Limited (formerly OTOC Limited) is an enthusiastic leader with a passion for communications. Travis’s extensive experience in delivering challenging projects in remote areas brings considerable expertise and insight to the team.

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Alan Seery

Alan Seery

Chief Operations Officer

Alan is a proven leader with a track record of innovation and solution delivery. In his previous roles, Alan has increased business value by focusing on technology and embedding it into all aspects of existing business processes. As the Chief Technology Officer for Aqura, Alan is responsible for developing technology solutions tailored to meet specific client needs and demands.

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Pravin Bechar

Pravin Bechar

Chief Strategy Officer

Pravin has earned a solid reputation in the delivery of major transformation programs. With in-depth domain knowledge, Pravin’s expertise allows the delivery of tangible business value through the development of technology strategy and the execution of innovative solutions that drive operational performance.

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Nedi Nheu

Nedi Nheu

Head of Sales
Nedi Nheu is an accomplished senior sales executive with over 25 years’ experience in the telecommunications and ICT industries. Nedi has a proven track record in achieving growth in both established and new markets/accounts. He has worked in various sized organisations ranging from start-ups to global multinational corporations.
He has experience in a wide variety of technology industries that have helped customers increase their productivity and reduce their total cost of ownership. These technologies include Wireless/LTE (4G), Internet of Things/Industry 4.0, BigData/Cloud, Unified Communications/Video/Contact Centre and their applications to Mining, Oil & Gas and Transportation Logistics industries.

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Greg Pennyfather

Greg Pennefather

Head of Engineering

Greg is adept at early stage technology business conceptualisation, planning and commercialisation. He is experienced in building teams and providing people leadership to deliver on a business plan from the very genesis of a business. Greg has extensive experience presenting to investors from venture capitalists, brokers and analysts (in groups or one-on-one) to company boards and high net worth individuals.

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Michael Petrossian

Michael Petrossian

Head of Products and Marketing

With an extensive history in technology, manufacturing and business management, Michael is passionate about technology and how it can, when designed and delivered well, add significant value for organisations. His customer-centric approach ensures that solutions are value-driven, simple to use, but most importantly deliver great outcomes for customers.

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Gavin James

Gavin James

Head of Operations

Gavin has over twenty years’ industry experience working in a broad range of information, communications and technology (ICT) roles, including program & project management, business analysis and technical positions. Gavin has a proven record of delivering significant technology change programs from feasibility through to delivery and operations for large multi-national organisations.

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Mitchell Gooden

General Manager (East Coast)

Mitchell has worked with a (NYSE) listed Company that has been one of Australia’s leading Infrastructure suppliers for well over 20 years. His experience and knowledge in fixed underground and wireless infrastructure has seen him grow and expand the business in niche areas around Mining, Oil and Gas, Government and Emergency Services, covering projects locally across all parts of metro and remote Australia and through parts of the Pacific Islands. He brings another level of experience to the Aqura Team and it's this knowledge and expertise that he can share with our Customers.

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Mark Leppard

Mark Leppard

Principal Solutions Architect
Mark is a Solutions Architect with broad experience in the development of end-to-end technology solutions, from requirements gathering and functional specification, through to design and system and applications integration.

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Craig Copes

Craig Copes

Principal Solutions Architect - Delivery
Craig has broad experience in providing technology and business guidance in the Operational Technology (OT) and IT sector. His recent experience with introducing the next wave of technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Mission Critical Push to Talk (MC-PTT), LTE and Augmented Reality (AR) has enabled him to improve business operations.

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Joanne Pek

Joanne Pek

Finance Manager
With over 10 years’ experience across various accounting, finance and commercial disciplines, Joanne brings forward strong functional expertise in management and financial accounting, gained from top tier organisations. Joanne is comfortable in operating across multiple product groups and business units, and cross collaborating with diverse stakeholder groups in engineering, capital asset management, logistics and procurement, production, operations, and non-financial functions.

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