I help a range of organisations to solve tough business growth, technology and transformation challenges through my consulting and advisory firm ROCKET + COMMERCE.

I’m able to do this having worked at the intersection of law, technology, and business for over 20 years.  I have done this wearing many different hats including as a management consultant, barrister/solicitor, strategy & operations manager, start-up COO, university researcher/lecturer, and entrepreneur.

From advising CXOs on new venture commercialisation, to selling and implementing complex billion-pound IT outsourcing deals with Accenture, to being in the trenches as a co-founder testing new UX/UI, to advising on IT/IP issues of global M&A deals, to publishing academic papers and advising governments on emerging internet legal and regulatory issues. Each year I keep adding exciting new projects to this list.

This diversity across multiple continents has provided fantastic exposure to many emerging and disruptive technologies since 2000 including e-commerce, online, mobile, IoT, SaaS, Automation, Cloud, Data & Analytics, and many more.

Summary professional experience is below (and more on Linkedin):

  • Founder of ROCKET + COMMERCE, a specialist advisory focused on helping clients grow and transform in the technology, financial, professional, legal & off-shore services sectors
  • Author of REIGNITE! From Crisis to Opportunity in a COVID World  (free eBook here).
  • Co-Founder/CEO of The Social Experiences Club, one of the first EU mobile app marketplaces to find/book unique activities and experiences
  • Management consultant with Accenture’s TMT consulting practice (London) including roles as Global Strategy & Operations Lead for Accenture Mobility
  • Barrister and solicitor in private practice and as in-house counsel for a global telco in UK (admitted in 2003 to the NSW Supreme Court)
  • Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology (I launched, taught and ran the new e-Commerce law course for undergraduates and post-graduates between 2002-2004)
  • Research Fellow at QUT (you can read old work published in academic journals here or new work here)
  • Blogger and writer covering topics at the intersection of business and technology here at
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