Management Team

Michael Chanter
Chief Executive Officer

Michael Chanter is the Chief Executive Officer of Logicalis Australia, appointed to the position in February 2017.

Michael joined Logicalis Australia in December 2015 through the acquisition of Thomas Duryea Consulting, where he was General Manager since joining in 2013 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the combined businesses in October 2016.

Michael has over 15 years’ leadership experience in consulting and IT systems integration businesses and has a wealth of experience of building and maturing profitable professional services and managed services businesses that put the customer first.

Lisa Fortey
Victorian Sales Manager

Lisa Fortey is the Victorian Sales Manager for Logicalis Australia. 

Lisa considers herself incredibly lucky to work in the ICT industry. It has afforded her great opportunities throughout Australia, but also the chance to work overseas in both the UK and the US. Lisa joined Logicalis in 2014 and has always said that she doesn’t think of this as a job but rather as her passion. She finds herself both excited and amazed by the constant evolution of IT solutions, thoroughly enjoying her work with her team and customers as they develop solutions that take them on a transformation journey which benefits their entire organisation. Lisa currently leads an amazing team of engagement managers who are true Architects of Change and are committed to delivering superior outcomes for our customers. 

During her tenure, Lisa has thrived with various opportunities to advance her career and personal development. She is driven to succeed by our company ethos, our company culture, and the individuals we are lucky enough to work with on a daily basis.

Holly Popovic
Head of Marketing

Holly has over ten years of experience as a technology marketing professional with a strong background in the IT consulting and technology sector. She takes great interest in how technology can enhance and improve customer experiences and brings a wealth of experience in digital marketing and automation. 

She has built a successful career around navigating and identifying the channels, partnerships, technologies and opportunities to accelerate brand awareness and lead generation.

Jennifer Lilley
Director for Cloud Revenue, Microsoft

Jennifer is responsible for accelerating the growth of Logicalis Australia's Microsoft business. She will own the Microsoft strategy, pipeline, strategic relationships and demand creation for Microsoft solutions in country. Jennifer will work closely with Sales leaders, Practice leaders and Services leaders to drive growth through innovative solutions across the lifecycle of the Microsoft solutions portfolio.

Jennifer joins Logicalis with 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, bringing an impressive track record in building high performing organisations, working with and through the channel to drive cloud migration, optimisation and growth. Her strengths lie in building and developing mutually beneficial business relationships, leveraging a vast support network and skillset to achieve business goals.

Damian Zammit
Director of Services

Damian Zammit was appointed to the position of General Manager for Transformation Services in April 2017. In this role, Damian is responsible for establishing and developing the four key practices that encompass digital transformation architecture – Modern Workspace, Hybrid Infrastructure, Data & Analytics and Security.

Prior to the merger of Thomas Duryea Consulting and Logicalis Australia, Damian lead the Mobility and Collaboration Practice for the Thomas Duryea Consulting business, focused on end-user services, virtual desktop services, mobile device management, productivity applications and trusted information services.

With over 15 years' industry experience delivering technology solutions, Damian's leadership drives functional excellence and a highly transparent digital transformation journey.

David Manassa
NSW Branch Manager

David Manassa is the NSW Branch Manager of Logicalis Australia, appointed to the position in October 2019.

David commenced his employment at Thomas Duryea Consulting in 2011, where he was employed as a Systems Engineer. A passion for improving customers experience and driving successful outcomes saw David pivot his career into sales whereby he was cross promoted into a Business Development role in the year 2013.

Fast forward to 2017, when Logicalis Australia and Thomas Duryea Consulting had merged to become Logicalis Australia, David was promoted to Victorian Sales Manager. Further again, in 2019, David left behind his life in Victoria to head up the Logicalis Australia NSW office, as NSW Branch Manager.

David has over 21 years’ experience in IT systems integration, consulting and delivery. David is passionate about building high performing, successful sales teams.

Naveen Shettar
General Manager - Consulting and Advisory

Naveen is the General Manager for the Consulting and Advisory (C&A) Practice at Logicalis Australia. Naveen is responsible for leading a team of Consultants across Victoria and New South Wales, in IT Strategy and Roadmap Development, IT Consulting, Program Development and Management, Merger and Acquisitions and more.

Prior to the merger of Thomas Duryea Consulting and Logicalis Australia, Naveen was the National Practice Manager for the C&A Practice, for the Thomas Duryea Consulting arm, appointed to the position in January 2014. Naveen has over 14 years’ experience as an IT Generalist. He commenced his professional IT career as a Technical Support Engineer, steadily transitioning to a Technical Specialist and in the years to follow, as an IT Consultant. Through these roles and experiences, Naveen has been able to gain knowledge and experience with various aspects of IT across hardware, software, networking, storage, virtualisation, databases and also, the non-technical aspects such as business case development, cost analysis, procurement, logistics and order administration.

Naveen is quickly able to understand technical concepts and technologies and provide meaningful assessments as to their relevance and benefit to a particular outcome, domain or client environment. This trait, combined with Naveen’s communication and strong analytical skills, make Naveen a valuable addition to any project and earn him the trusted advisor status with the clients he works with and his direct reports.

Stephen Buhagiar
Director of Operations - Managed Services

Stephen Buhagiar is the Director of Operations, Managed Services for Logicalis Australia. Stephen is responsible for growing and leading the Managed Services practice to provide modern Managed Services in line with our customers needs across Hybrid Cloud, Network, Security and the Modern Workspace.

Stephen joined Logicalis Australia in November 2018 as part of the acquisition of CNI.  Prior to the acquisition Stephen was Practice lead, Modern Cloud Managed Services.

Stephen brings with him over 12 years of industry experience, with a strong technical background, Stephen specialises in automation and rapid project delivery and is passionate about providing innovative customer outcomes.

Tim Reddoch
Finance Director - Finance

Tim Reddoch is the Finance Director for Logicalis Australia. Tim has more than 20 years’ experience in a number of finance roles across industries including Public Transport Ticketing, Airline, Advertising and International Shipping. Immediately prior to joining Logicalis Australia, Tim was Group Financial Controller at Vix Technology, a multinational public transport ticketing hardware and software engineering company, managing finance teams across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific.

Tim joined Logicalis Australia in August 2017 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law majors) and is a Certified Practising Accountant.

Scott Brown
Director of Human Resources - HR

Scott is our Director of Human Resources. As a passionate HR leader and people strategist, Scott has partnered with businesses across the Insurance, Technology and Telecommunication industries to build HR functions and drive business strategy.

Scott loves working with organisations that embrace fast-paced, dynamic and competitive marketplaces. He has significant experience driving in employee culture, talent development and utilising technology to enable efficiency. Scott’s interest in HR stems from the belief that people are the ultimate influencer in an organisation’s ability to exceed their customer’s and investor’s expectations.