National Archives of Australia
Esther Carey is an Assistant Director – Information Policy lead at the National Archives of Australia. The Information Policy section writes policies, standards and advice for Australian Government agencies to improve information and data management practices. Esther holds a Master’s degree in Information Management and Systems (Records and Archiving) and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies and Cultural Policy from Monash University. She also has a graduate diploma in Information Management (librarianship) from the University of Melbourne.
Department of Health
As an Information Professional Grant has been involved with the management of digital records for over 16 years. He has worked across a number of government departments providing records and information management technical advice. This has included reviews of recordkeeping systems and transition of records from shared drives to EDRMS solutions. More recently he has been involved with the Health’s Records Management Capability Program to ensure the ANAO audit requirements are met. He enjoys a challenge of improving the management of information and records as assets to enable efficiency and cost effectiveness of organisations.
Department of Veteran's Affairs
Kent has three decades experience in public sector digital solutions. As Director of Records and Information Management at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Kent leads a team of records and information professionals responsible for DVA’s Library, mail and courier services, file repository operations, records systems and information policy and education. Kent is committed to DVA’s Digital Transformation and is responsible for one of the biggest digitisation initiatives in government. Kent has a Bachelor of Business (Commercial Computing) from Griffith University.
Kathryn leads the CSIRO Records Services Business Partner team who work across CSIRO partnering with Researchers and Business Units in a strategic consultancy capacity to support management of information and records in an electronic environment. This requires collaboration with CSIRO Researchers and Business Units to understand their business workflows, document management and record keeping requirements in a variety of environments ranging from SharePoint, Outlook, Fileshares and TRIM.
Kathryn has worked in the field of records and information management since 1995, in Commonwealth government, Local Government and the private sector in SA and NSW. She has gained extensive experience in electronic document and records management systems and the ensuing change management issues surrounding implementation of new technology.
Kathryn’s various records and information management roles have included the development of recordkeeping policies and procedures; information architecture and governance for sharepoint sites and intranets, development, implementation and training of new EDRMs; research, design and implementation of business classification schemes; developing retention and disposal schedules, along with day to day records management functions.
Kathryn has also coordinated many multi-media entertainment events fusing art, music and technology. She has travelled widely throughout Australia and Asia; and has lived in England and Ireland.
South Australian Government Financing Authority
Paul is an Associate Records and Information Management Professional who has embraced and adores the great profession of Knowledge Management.
Paul is passionate about inspiring individuals to respond positively to change and connecting organisational cultures with technologies that enhance and improve business processes. Paul has strategic ‘know how’ about spreading the work that information and knowledge are powerful assets that must be managed… not just stored.
Since starting at the SAFA in 2015, Paul has been actively creating an electronic knowledge sharing environment and designing and delivering training to support people with the adoption of new technologies and tools.
Sheryl is an information governance professional with core strengths in information and data governance and information, records, document, and knowledge management. Sheryl has worked across government at the federal and state levels in Victoria and NSW and in the private sector particularly in major financial institutions.
Sheryl works with organisations to introduce compliant and efficient strategies, frameworks, models and programs to support managing their information assets and is an Australasian industry award winner for delivering information governance projects. Sheryl is a RIMPA member and previous NSW RIMPA Board member, is a regular conference presenter and has lectured in Information Management at RMIT University, Melbourne.
Australian Financial Security Authority
Fiona has worked across varied facets of the Information Governance landscape over the last decade. Including Records Management, Systems Administration, EDRMS Implementation, Training, Policy writing and Change Management. She has a passion for business improvement and enjoys delivering benefits to staff and business using digital processes.
Public Records Office Victoria
Elise is a digital archivist working at Public Record Office Victoria, where she is the coordinator of their digital transfer program. She is a co-organiser of the digital preservation community of practice Australasia Preserves and an editor for the online archives journal Archivoz. She has a keen interest in digital preservation, information provision, and digital archives management.
Demos is Director of Sales and Marketing for Outback Imaging, the home of ‘EzeScan’.
An Architect by profession, Demos’s carrier has spanned the transition from paper to cad and experienced the business upheaval of digital transformation.
At EzeScan, he is passionate about helping his customers achieve their digital business goals.
He enjoys working for a company that creates smart technology that people love to use.
Rachael Greaves is a records and information manager, and designed the Castlepoint records management product.
Rachael has consulted on large scale EDRMS and information management projects at the Department of Defence, Department of Finance, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australian Taxation Office, Attorney-General’s Department, ACT Government and many other complex integrated environments, and developed Castlepoint in response to the recurring tension seen in government between compliance, usability, sustainability and cost.
Rachael is a Certified Information Professional (CIP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and is certified in project management, change management, and SharePoint records management.
Gavin McKay is a systems architect with twenty-five years’ experience in Federal government. He is the CTO of Castlepoint Systems, and created the Castlepoint records and information management product.
Gavin has architected and built key information and records management systems for the Department of Defence, Department of Finance, Airservices Australia, the Australian Taxation Office, Attorney-General’s Department, ACT Government and other government and commercial clients here and overseas.
Gavin is a Certified Information Professional (CIP), and is certified in project management, change management, and Microsoft technology (MCTS and MCP).
State Archives & Records Authority of New South Wales
Martyn Killion is the Director of Collections, Access and Engagement at NSW State Archives. He has had an association with the organisation for over 40 years as a customer and staff member. Martyn has also worked at Arts NSW (now Create NSW) in cultural policy and infrastructure roles and at the State Library of NSW. Martyn is passionate about the State Archives Collection and its immense value for research.
Anne Cornish has worked as a consultant in the records and information management world for over 35 years and recently changed her career direction by being appointed as the General Manager for RIMPA.
Working in the industry prior to the inception of digital records, Anne is aware of how far many organisations have come in comparison to the days when paper files and index cards were the main source of information and retrieval.
Anne has assisted with digital transformation within all levels of government and large private entities and can share the issues and benefits that she has experienced. The big question for her has always been “ Do organisations achieve their vision when undertaking a digital transformation?”
Abdullah Noman has been in the Information Management and Governance space for over a decade. He is currently a Technical Presales Consultant for Micro Focus for ANZ. Prior to this, he was a Presales Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP, which he joined after a year at Autonomy, specializing in IDOL and ControlPoint. Abdullah was an integral part of the Asia Pacific Presales team at HPE IM&G for over 4 years, working with customers to help achieve their information management and governance objectives using leading solutions and enabling partners through technical workshops and subject matter expertise.
Bruce has over 15 years’ experience across multiple technical consulting and management roles, with all these roles touching small to large businesses, public and private organisations, and a wide range of technologies.
Bruce has a passion for people and loves mentoring and leadership as part of managing highly effective teams. His technical specialties are architecture and solution design of Microsoft solutions. His strengths lie in bridging the gap between technology and business, with exceptional customer relationship skills alongside his technical skills and management experience.
He has obtained several Microsoft Certifications, and has most recently completed his MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.