Chris is the Cloud Solution and Architecture Lead for NEXT Solutions in NCS Australia. He is responsible for growing the Cloud Practice in Australia given his accumulated expertise in Cloud architecture solution, Cloud performance engineering and Cloud practices spanning application, data and technology architectures. Chris also contributes actively to the development and implementation of long-term technology roadmap for key accounts in Australia.
With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Chris specialises in creating architecture blueprints, and provides technical leadership for large and complex projects. In his current portfolio, Chris leads a team of Cloud Solution Architects in the fields of Cloud Security, Digital Workplace and DevSecOps.
Prior to joining NCS, Chris was Managing Director, Journey to Cloud, Chief Architect and Offering Executive at Accenture, where he helped clients move their workloads to the Cloud - public and private Cloud; hyperscale and on-premises. He also held various senior technical roles in AWS, CSC and Sun Microsystems.