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I am a Senior Principal Researcher in CSIRO's Data61, and the Chief Technology Officer of the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre. My research is in software engineering, software architecture, and blockchain. I am a co-author of the book Architecture for Blockchain Applications. I represent Australia in the international standardization committee on blockchain ISO/TC 307, under Standard Australia’s leadership of that committee.

When they were active, I was on the steering committee for Australia’s National Blockchain Roadmap and co-chair its working group on Supply Chains, and the OECD’s Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board. In 2019 I was the acting director of the Data Standards Body for the Consumer Data Right (Open Banking) during the version 1.0.0 release of those data standards. Previously I was a research group leader for the Software Systems group in Data61 and previously the Empirical Software Engineering research group in NICTA. In 2014 I spent a year as the Systems Engineering team leader at Saluda Medical, a medical device startup spun out of NICTA. Earlier at NICTA I was the founding leader of the Fraunhofer Project Centre in Transport and Logistics at NICTA, and led the creation of the Future Logistics Living Lab with Fraunhofer and SAP Research.

Current Roles

  • Committee Member
    Standards Australia Committee on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

Academic Qualifications

  • 1998

    University of Cambridge