Meet the team at Unico

Grant Minchin
Principal Consultant
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Grant Minchin
Principal Consultant
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Grant brings over 20 years experience across big data, digital and telecommunications. His background spans Solution Architecture, Business Analysis, and Product Management, and is particularly focused on leveraging technology to meet customer needs and solve business problems.

Rajesh Raveendran
Account Director
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Rajesh Raveendran
Account Director
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Rajesh Raveendran has had over 16 years in the telecommunications solutions industry and brings with him invaluable knowledge and experience. He has held positions at IBM and CSG International where he has successfully managed large teams to meet rigorous sales targets.

Rajesh is the Account Director at Unico focused on driving sales across a diverse customer base.

Anna Cara
Director of Business Transformation
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Anna Cara
Director of Business Transformation
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Anna is an executive in the Financial Services sector with over 20 years’ experience across Australia’s premier financial institutions.

With an IT services background combined with extensive Financial Services, superannuation and wealth management expertise, Anna is a versatile, high energy individual who leads companies through complex industry specific challenges.

A proven track record in successfully delivering projects on time and within budget, Anna thrives on helping organisations streamline processes, improve efficiencies and provide return on technology investment.

Anna’s unique experience means she is ideally placed to provide advisory services for Business and technical transformation projects and organisational change management as well as industry specific governance compliance.

Raj Shetgar
IOT Practice Lead
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Raj Shetgar
IOT Practice Lead
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Raj Shetgar is the IoT Practice lead at Unico, as part of this role Raj is responsible for the strategic direction, capabilities building and partner ecosystem for end-to-end smart solutions.

Unico’s key focus in IoT are Smart Campus, Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation/Logistics and AgTech.

With over 14 years of experience leading teams delivering solutions in Australia, Europe and Asia Pacific he brings his wealth of knowledge from different functional domains to help clients with their digital transformation.

Prior to joining Unico, Raj was working for Bosch as an Innovation Manager for Asia Pacific. He has helped businesses and start-ups to define their innovation strategy, idea generation and helped in implementing ground breaking ideas by establishing an ecosystem that drives innovation.

Catriona Walkerden
Head of Marketing
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Catriona Walkerden
Head of Marketing
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Catriona is Head of Marketing at Unico responsible for the brand and demand generation activities across the Unico enterprise portfolio.

Prior to Unico, Catriona has spent the last two decades serving markets globally at some of the world’s most innovative technology organisations.

Catriona is a passionate supporter of women in technology and regularly writes on topics surrounding women in the workforce, she has been published in Women’s Agenda, the Business Women’s Media and Huffington Post.

In her spare time Catriona volunteers as a mentor in the FITT (females in IT and telecommunications) mentoring program.

Bruce McCole
Principal Business Consultant
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Bruce McCole
Principal Business Consultant

Bruce McCole is a highly experienced business and digital transformation consultant with over 30 years’ experience in the Telecommunications and ITC industries.

He brings extensive international experience from having worked in over 27 countries engaging with a multitude of diverse customers across a range of industry segments.

As a Principal Consultant at Unico, Bruce is working collaboratively across industry domains to develop leading edge solutions that shape clients future direction in the areas of cloud adoption, Blockchain, IOT, digital transformation and by incorporating methodologies such as Agile governance.

He brings a passion for industry on the cusp of transformative change and the way technology both disrupts and enables that change.

Michael Ioannou
Account Manager
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Michael Ioannou
Account Manager
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Michael Ioannou has been working in the IT industry for over 10 years with experience across the full SDLC. Previously managing support teams and customers in accordance with ITIL Service Management and Service Offerings and Agreements.

Andrew Anderson
Principal Financial Services Consultant
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Andrew Anderson
Principal Financial Services Consultant

Andrew is a leading expert in the Financial Services sector with over 25 years’ experience in banking, finance and wealth management.  Having worked across several disciplines within the Financial Services technology space, Andrew is passionate about innovative and purposeful technology solutions that deliver business needs.

Andrew has worked with some of Australia’s leading financial institutions where he has utilised his in-depth knowledge of the sector to deliver impactful solutions that drive efficiency and real change.

Rick Elliott
Enterprise Sales Executive
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Rick Elliott
Enterprise Sales Executive
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Rick Elliott has over 20 years experience assisting organisations solve strategic and complex business problems through a variety of information technology services and solutions.

As an Account Executive and Manager, Rick has a wealth of experience  from large Global IT firms to SMB.  His focus is to leverage  Unico’s well renowned capabilities in telecommunications and combine innovative and disruptive Digital technologies for enterprises across Healthcare to Banking and Financial Services, to Utilities and e-Commerce.

Dammian Miller
Digital Lead
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Dammian Miller
Digital Lead
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With over 15 years of experience in the digital space and a proven demonstration of leadership in agile transformation, digital transformation and technology strategy planning, Dammian Miller is the Digital Lead at Unico.

Dammian brings hands-on technical design and development expertise in enterprise web (integration, CMS), ecommerce and devops/cloudops automation.

Ross Ashman
Head Data Scientist
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Ross Ashman
Head Data Scientist
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As a Head Data Scientist Ross’s responsibility is to drive the company direction and enablement of Data Science. This includes strategic direction, developing capability and delivery.

Ross works closely with a wide range of internal stakeholders as well as clients to find and develop solutions to complex business problems.

Mark Vandersteen
Principal Financial Services Consultant
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Mark Vandersteen
Principal Financial Services Consultant
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Mark is a technology consulting professional in the Financial Services sector, having held various business and senior technical roles within banking, superannuation and stock market sectors.

During his 27-year tenure, Mark has worked with medium and large listed companies across. An innovator, he was part of a team that pioneered the first fully integrated platform within the superannuation industry.

Mark is passionate about the end user technology experience and is dedicated to bringing fit for purpose solutions to clients, particularly around integrated platforms and workforce management.