The EYC3 management team includes:
Conrad Bates has more than 20 years of experience in large scale advanced analytics, information management and data warehousing implementations, delivering public and private sector solutions across the Asia-Pacific area; additionally Conrad has delivered client solutions in Europe and the U.S.
Conrad has had oversight of some of Australia’s largest advanced analytics and machine learning implementations and has led the Public Sector BI Strategy practice for IBM and held consulting roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Teradata (NCR).
Conrad co-founded C3 Business Solutions in 2007 which was acquired by EY in July 2015. Conrad is now the managing partner at EYC3, EY’s Asia-Pacific data and analytics capability, and as Head of Markets is also responsible for the organization's account and go-to-market approach.
Cameron Wall has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and is a leader in the information management, business intelligence and advanced analytics space.
He has extensive industry expertise in telecommunications and retail, focusing on the insurance and financial services sectors. Having worked in Australia, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, Cameron has led large scale, complex business intelligence solutions for public and private sector organizations with budgets in excess of $90M, with over 100 people.
Cameron led the BI delivery practice for IBM Global Business Services before starting C3 Business Solutions with fellow managing partner Conrad Bates in 2007. C3 was acquired by EY and became EYC3 – EY’s Asia-Pacific data and analytics capability. Cameron is now a managing partner at EYC3.
Chris Degenaar has more than 17 years of management consulting experience in IT transformation projects for large companies, ERP implementations, major enterprise information management, and business information and business intelligence programs.
Prior to joining EY, Chris was a partner in IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS) practice, responsible for the service transformation and data integration practice areas. Based in Perth, Chris is a managing partner at EYC3 and is the Head of Client Services within the business.
Kathy Holland has more than 22 years of experience in developing information management and business intelligence solutions across the energy, finance, telecommunications, retail and public sectors.
A partner at EYC3, Kathy has led the information management strategies and business change management (BCM) of large scale and complex information management implementations of more than 8,000 users in some of Australia’s largest companies. Her vast project experience has seen her develop strategies and implementation approaches and successfully lead major projects that have enabled IT and business to work closely together, resulting in long term effective solutions. Kathy also co-leads the delivery services capability at EYC3.
Blair Delzoppo has more than 19 years of experience working with top tier consulting firms and is a leader in the information and analytics space, working across public and private sectors organizations in Australia, the United Kingdom and Spain.
A partner at EYC3, Blair leads the Financial Services sector in Asia-Pacific and has a passion for using data science and predictive models to build fact-based, profitable, efficient client organizations.
Prior to joining EYC3, Blair was a leader in the BI Practice for Wipro Consulting Services Europe and for IBM Global Business Services. He has consulted at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has managed projects across multiple industries with large implementation teams and is currently based in Sydney.
Steve Psichalos has more than 25 years of experience in information technology, with a legacy in business development, account management, and helping his clients achieve positive and tangible business outcomes. He has deep knowledge in business intelligence and analytics, from sales and strategy through to implementation and ongoing support.
A partner at EYC3, Steve is a leader in business intelligence and analytics, and advises clients on how best to leverage business intelligence technology to deliver desired business outcomes. He has held multiple roles over his career, leading large teams in both a management and project delivery context in consulting and outsourced services.
Steve is based in Melbourne and currently leads the Insurance capability under our Financial Services market sector.
Sumeet Balgovind has more than 15 years of experience in management consulting, with a strong reputation for leading large project teams that deliver complex business intelligence, information management and analytics programs within the public sector.
With a depth of experience in both business analysis and systems implementations, Sumeet is able to manage both business needs and technology limitations.
A partner at EYC3, Sumeet leads the Government and Public Sector practice and with his depth of experience in both business analysis and systems implementations, Sumeet is able to successfully manage both business needs and technology limitations.
Chris has more than 15 years of experience working as a consultant and as a PMP certified project manager in analytics, business intelligence and data migrations in Australia and overseas.
From extensive experience in developing and implementing information management strategies, technical project management and designing and implementing information management architectures, Chris has gained a significant foundation that he utilizes in understanding business challenges in the full information management domain. His experience extends across several industries including energy, finance, retail and government.
A partner at EYC3, Chris also leads our New Zealand practice.
Janaka is a highly experienced management consultant and delivery executive with more than 30 years of IT industry experience including 20 years of management consulting experience with top tier consulting firms. Primarily focused on business intelligence and information management consulting, Janaka has advised senior executives of some of the largest financial services and public sector organizations in the region.
Janaka is a partner at EYC3 and is recognized as an industry leader in managing complex data warehouse and information management programs, called upon by leading organizations to turn around troubled projects. Janaka is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences presenting papers on Information Management and Data Governance. Janaka currently leads EYC3's offshore global services delivery services capability.
Prior to joining EYC3, Janaka led Business Intelligence consulting services for IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Rob Krizman has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting and specializes in technology enabled business transformation.
Rob is a partner at EYC3 and has a personal passion for closing the business survival gap for ‘digitally disrupted’ organizations that can benefit from the latest technologies and approaches such as cloud, mobile, social media, and big and small data that drive customer centric outcomes. Rob also leads EYC3's middle markets capability.
Rob’s career built in professional services business management, operating throughout Australia and Asia, with demonstrated success in growing profits by meeting challenges from marketing and sales to building teams, organization change and managing complex client portfolios.
Tony Kenney is an experienced information management and business intelligence consultant with more than 19 years of management consulting experience specializing in business intelligence and data warehousing delivery.
A partner at EYC3, Tony is continually working on improving and adapting business intelligence and data warehouse methods to improve the efficiency and quality of project delivery. Tony also has a strong interest in data warehouse architecture and design and leads the managed services function within the business.
Prior to joining EYC3, Tony was a partner at IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
James Bradshaw has more than 20 years of IT experience across technical development, solution architecture, account management and business development, with more than 10 years in the information management industry providing strategy and development services.
A partner at EYC3, James is a trusted advisor in the information management and business intelligence industry. James works closely with clients to help them achieve measurable business outcomes through innovative information management, analytics and business intelligent solutions, based on their current and future needs.
James has worked throughout the Asia-Pacific region in a wide range of industries and currently leads the consumer and industrial products; Australian diversified business; real estate; and telecommunications and technology sectors at EYC3.
Gwang Rim Yi
Gwang Rim Yi is an experienced information management and business intelligence consultant with more than 17 years consulting experience, specializing in Big Data and analytics solutions for enterprise-wide performance improvement.
Gwang is a partner at EYC3 and leads our Seoul, South Korea practice. Gwang has vast experience leading multi-year and enterprise-wide business transformation projects for some of the world’s largest organizations across technology; consumer and industrial products; oil and gas; transportation; and technology telecommunications sectors.
Gwang’s specialist expertise and technical understanding of inventory and network optimization; demand forecasting; and customer behavior and predictive modelling has seen him help organizations leverage advanced analytics to transform their businesses and achieve practical change and performance outcomes.
Brett Squires has 20 years of experience leading high calibre transformational programs and establishing organizational Centre’s of Excellence (CoE) across multiple disciplines including business analytics, enterprise information management, managed services and program delivery.
Brett is a trusted advisor in the data and analytics domain and has an extensive delivery record across financial services, retail, travel and transport, consumer products and telecommunications sectors. Brett works closely with organizations and key stakeholders to develop and implement data lakes, analytics platforms, business intelligence and information management programs using leading Big Data and analytics practices and solutions. He is always focused on outcome delivery and building high performing teams and capabilities to ensure the organizations overall success.
A partner at EYC3, Brett is located in Sydney and leads the Oceania Financial Services sector.
Manik Bhandari has over 15 years of experience and is a leader in the Big Data and analytics space, having built and led the Accenture Analytics Innovation Center and ASEAN Data Science Center of Excellence (CoE) prior to joining EYC3.
Manik has extensive industry expertise in government and public sectors and has led specialist teams in delivering complex Big Data solutions, using cutting edge analytics to enable strategy and policy formulation and achieve operational excellence.
A partner at EYC3, Manik is located in Singapore and leads our ASEAN practice. Manik works with regional and global organizations to utilize non-traditional sources of data and analytics to achieve competitive advantage. His vast project experience has seen him develop solutions and implementation strategies which have resulted in long term effectiveness and the delivery of socially responsible value to citizens.
Dr. Priyanka Paranagama
Dr. Priyanka Paranagama has more than 20 years of experience in information management, business intelligence and analytics in both consulting practices and private sector leadership, and spanning a range of industries including financial services and government.
A partner at EYC3, Priyanka currently also leads the Banking and Capital Markets and Wealth Asset Management sector. at EYC3.Priyanka’s expertise spans technology strategy and transformation, architecture, technology management and operating models, application development, data management and governance, analytics and digital transformation. Priyanka currently leads the Banking and Capital Markets and Wealth Asset Management sector at EYC3.
Prior to joining EYC3, Priyanka has held key transformation roles including multiple CIO positions. He started his consulting career with KPMG and was also a partner in the IBM Global Business Services Financial Services practice.
Gavin Seewooruttun has over 15 years’ consulting experience with specialist expertise in creating intelligent client organizations, helping clients launch data businesses, use analytics to drive growth and cost efficiency, and implement big data technologies.
A partner at EYC3, Gavin has been instrumental in building the advanced analytics practice and continues to lead this capability within the business as Head of Advanced Analytics. Gavin’s extensive industry expertise along with his media involvement as an analytics thought leader, has helped organizations to translate data analytics innovation into business outcomes quickly.
As a trusted advisor, Gavin continues to accelerate growth in some of Australia’s largest companies through developing a vision and implementing analytic technology solutions.