Board of Directors

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CPT Global recognises the importance of its independence, intellectual property, and innovative toolsets, which are paramount in meeting our clients’ expectations for the delivery of the right “Client Side” outcome, without bias.

Our growth has been largely driven from leveraging our entrenched capabilities and culture, and an ongoing development of a strong portfolio of services.

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Gerry Tuddenham

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Gerry is the founder of and a major shareholder of CPT Global. He has more than 40 years experience in IT consulting and is a hands-on technologist with a reputation for delivering practical solutions. Gerry is widely known as a technical specialist in performance tuning, capacity planning and testing in IBM mainframes, with additional expertise in expert systems, transaction processors, middleware and database management systems. Gerry was the lead developer of the Expetune and Expetest utilities, which automate a number of intricate tuning and testing activities.

He has worked internationally in a broad range of industries, with a focus on financial services and telecommunications. Gerry is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Gerry is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.

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David J. Lynch

CEO, Australia & Asia

David is widely regarded as one of the leading CIO’s in the Asia Pacific region and joined CPT Global in April 2016, as CEO, Australia & Asia. Most recently, he led the digital transformation strategy and execution for DBS Bank in Hong Kong and Mainland China. David also established Hong Kong’s first dedicated fintech startup accelerator in 2015 in partnership with technology giants Amazon, Microsoft and Samsung. He is a passionate technologist, innovator and digital thought leader.

David lived and worked in Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong for 13 years prior to relocating to Australia. He has also completed work assignments across the globe in Africa, Middle East, North and South America.

David has previously held CIO roles in General Motors, Standard Chartered and DBS Bank. David is an advisory board member for Kasisto, a New York / Silicon Valley artificial intelligence startup. He is also an angel investor and has supported multiple university alliances and talent programs over the course of his career.

In 2010, David was the inaugural winner of the Australia China Alumni award for corporate achievement. In 2015, he was the winner of the Customer Experience in Financial Services (CXFS) award.


Fred Grimwade

Non-Executive Chairman

Fred chairs CPT’s Finance and Audit Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is an executive director of specialist corporate advisory and investment firm Fawkner Capital, and is a non-executive director of Select Harvests Limited, Troy Resources Limited, XRF Scientific Limited, and Fusion Retail Brands Pty Ltd. He is also a director of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.

Fred was a commercial lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, and later worked with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and Sydney. He also served as Company Secretary and General Manager of Shareholder Relations at Western Mining Corporation. In 1996, he joined Colonial Mutual as Group Company Secretary and General Manager for Legal Affairs and subsequently became Head of Private Capital for Colonial First State Investments, one of Australia’s largest fund managers. He was Managing Director of the Colonial Agricultural Company from 1998 to 2006 and a non-executive director of AWB Limited from 2008 to 2010.

Fred is a senior fellow and life member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and was its joint president from 2005 to 2006. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Chartered Secretaries Australia.


Alan Baxter

Non-Executive Director

Alan is a member of CPT’s Finance and Audit Committee and also chairs the Remuneration Committee.

He has a strong record of leading profitable growth initiatives, possessing a unique blend of business development skills, commercial acumen and technology expertise.  Alan has some 40 years experience across all facets of the IT services industry and has held a number of senior executive roles at IBM and Unisys before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of DMR Consulting (Asia Pacific).

He subsequently moved to London where he became Chief Operating Officer of Fujitsu Consulting (formerly DMR Consulting).  On his return to Australia he was appointed to a number of non-executive director roles. He currently serves as a non executive director of Integrated Research Limited.

Grant Sincock

Grant Sincock

 Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Grant Sincock joined CPT Global Limited as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary in June 2015 after 19 years as a finance professional.

Prior to joining CPT Global, Grant was a senior partner and Head of Corporate Finance at ShineWing Australia (formerly Moore Stephens). During his 11 years as a partner Grant held many senior executive positions within Moore Stephens/ShineWing including: member of the Executive Board, Head of Transaction Services and Head of Audit and Assurance. Each of these roles required a focus on clients, staff and business performance and included responsibility for strategy, business development, operations, service delivery and financial performance.

Grant’s strategic, operational and financial experience are unique and invaluable to CPT Global. His multi-disciplinary experience covers mergers and acquisitions, financial and operational due diligence, capital raising and IPOs, valuations and financial reporting in Australia, the UK, Europe, North America and Asia. Grant provided services across a variety of industry sectors, particularly Financial Services, Funds Management, FMCG, Government and IT.

Grant holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

ABOUT CPT GLOBAL

CPT Global is a specialist IT consulting services company with operations in Australia, North and South America, Europe and Asia. Listed on the Australian stock exchange (ASX:CGO), CPT is a market leader in the provision of Capacity planning,
Performance tuning, Testing and Management of IT Consulting Services.

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