Our directors combine a wealth of knowledge and decades of industry and government consulting and operational experience in business and technology. Each director remains actively involved in the operations of the company and the management of projects.
Managing Director – Greg Reid
Greg has been a director of BSR Solutions since 1986, and a management consultant since 1975. His industry and government consulting experience spans ICT strategic planning; project management; business analysis; organisational reviews; cost benefit analysis; change management; BPR/BPO; procurement; business case preparation; and project post-implementation reviews.
Greg has provided strategic advice to senior management, and developed ICT strategic plans and associated business cases, for more than 80 NSW Government agencies and public utilities. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) Degree from Dalhousie University in Canada, and is a member of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia (IPAA).
Director – Robert Wheeler
Until the end of December 2004, Robert was Deputy Director-General of the NSW Department of Commerce and was responsible for the Office of Information and Communication Technology (OICT). As head of OICT, Robert’s role was to develop, drive and deliver the strategic information management and technology agenda for the NSW government.
Robert has extensive knowledge and understanding of public sector processes and networks at senior executive level. Robert’s expertise covers ICT procurement, contract, risk and stakeholder management, as well as solution design, planning, resourcing and financial control.
Prior to his 15 years in NSW Government, Robert worked in the commercial sector for over fourteen years in Telecommunications services, product development, sales and marketing management. This experience was gained in organisations including Bayer Australia, Comalco Ltd, Telstra and OTC.
Director – Laurie Hook
Laurie has recently joined as a Director of BSR Solutions following a career in NSW Government with NSW Treasury and DFSI. Since 1999 Laurie has been guiding and advising the NSW public sector on Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Laurie has extensive knowledge and understanding of public sector processes and contracts. His expertise covers the functions and processes of ICT procurement, contracts, risk and stakeholder management as well as solution design, planning and resourcing.
Since 1981 and prior to joining the NSW Government, he worked in the commercial sector in New Zealand in technical, presales, solution design, product development and project management roles. This experience was gained in organisations including Telecom NZ, Clear, Reuters, Philips and Ericsson.
Laurie has a Diploma in Information Systems (Victoria University of Wellington) and a Certificate in Telecommunication Engineering (Wellington Polytechnic & Central Institute of Technology)
Director – Steve Horder
A Senior C-Suite Executive with more than 25 years’ executive management, account management and consulting experience across the public and private sectors, with particular focus on the Justice and broader Law Enforcement sectors.
In recent years, successfully transformed and repositioned Distillery Software, a privately held Australian software and services company providing investigation, case and intelligence management solutions to tier-one Government agencies in Australia, New Zealand, Kenya and the United Kingdom.
An executive and management consultant who thrives on working with all stakeholders to make a significant difference – Reshaping, empowering and leading a team to improve all dimensions of business performance, including: financial performance, governance and compliance, project and service delivery, contract performance, and customer advocacy.
Director – Bill Barrett
Bill Barrett was a co-founder of BSR Solutions in 1986. Before entering the consulting profession, Bill had 16 years of experience as a senior executive in the finance industry. He has also been actively involved in information technology (IT) within industry and government sectors, working with inter-departmental committees to establish guidelines and principles for government organisations in relation to IT.
Bill has been involved in numerous assignments for major organisations, including the development of strategic IT plans, business cases, program and project management, and quality reviews for government agencies, utilities and private sector organisations. Bill is a member of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia (IPAA).