Executive Leadership Team

Rick Rostolis
Chief Executive Officer

Rick commenced as Chief Executive Officer of SMS in May 2016. Prior to this he served as the company's Chief Financial Officer since October 2010.
Rick commenced his professional career with KPMG prior to joining Pacific Brands where he held various senior management roles including Group General Manager, Outerwear & Sport; Group Commercial Manager, Underwear & Hosiery and General Manager, Corporate Development. In 2004 Rick led the project team involved in the $1.25 billion IPO of Pacific Brands.
Prior to joining SMS in October 2010, Rick was the Chief Operating Officer of BlueAnt Wireless, a global technology company specialising in wireless communication.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Peter Sherar
Chief Financial Officer

Peter commenced as Chief Financial Officer of SMS in May 2016. He holds management accountability for all corporate functions of SMS, including the Company’s finance, commercial management and facilities management.
Prior to his appointment, Peter was the company’s Group Financial Controller for six years and has also held a number of roles with Deloitte in the past.
Peter also holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Monash University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Craig Lennard
Managing Director, Advisory & Solutions

Craig is the Managing Director for the Advisory and Solutions divisions of SMS.
Craig has over 28 years' experience in the ICT industry. Prior to SMS Craig has worked in a variety of Executive Management roles with Australian, US and European ICT product and service organisations where he has managed sales, delivery, product and consulting business units.

David Moodie
Managing Director, Capability Development

David is the Managing Director, Capability Development. He is responsible for leading our service offerings and capability development, including marketing, to support go-to-market strategy.
David has held a number of senior roles at SMS including Regional Director for Victoria and New South Wales; Director, Design; and Industry Director for ICT, Utilities and Gaming.
Prior to joining SMS, David was Managing Director of Implementation Partners International (IPI). He is a senior IT professional with over 20 years’ experience in IT strategy, project and change management.

Brett Filetti
Managing Director, Managed Services

Brett joined SMS in September 2015 as the General Manager, Delivery. He is also acting as the interim Managing Director, Managed Services at SMS.
Prior to joining SMS, Brett gained extensive experience within the Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing sector working for EDS, Unisys, Telstra and most recently Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Chris Sandham
Director, M&T Resources and People & Culture

Chris is the Managing Director of M&T Resources, the contracting and recruitment business of SMS. He is also currently acting as the interim Director, People & Culture at SMS.
Chris joined SMS in January 2003 as the NSW Regional Director, M&T Resources. Prior to joining SMS, Chris gained extensive experience within the IT Recruitment sector with both national and international organisations in roles that included Regional Director and Country Manager for the UK.

Penny Grau
General Counsel & Company Secretary

Penny joined SMS in May 2016 as General Counsel and is responsible for the legal function at SMS together with company secretarial, insurance and related areas.
Prior to joining SMS, Penny served as General Counsel and Company Secretary at Pact Group and Tatts Group.

Nick Smith
Chief Information Officer

Nick was appointed as the Chief Information Officer role in March 2012. As CIO, Nick is responsible for the successful development and implementation of the IT Strategy & Roadmap, whilst delivering a best practice ICT service offering.
Prior to joining SMS, Nick had worked in a variety of roles including General Manager Client Delivery Services for KAZ Group, Service Director and General Manager Sales & Service Delivery for Fujitsu.

state, regional & solutions DIRECTORS

Tertius Ellis
State Director, ACT

Paul Garabedian
State Director, NSW

Stephen Kovacs
State Director, QLD

Greg Parkinson
State Director, SA

Benjamin Cowling
State Director, VIC

Murray Rosa
State Director, WA

Michael Tempany
Regional Director, Asia

Shane Parsons
Solutions Director, Microsoft