The Oper8 Global Team

Powering Progress: The Experts Behind Oper8 Global’s Innovation

Mike Andrea

EVP Global Business

Cofounder and Director with over 35 years of experience in the IT and Data Centre industry.

GAICD, CCEO, Dip App SC, Fellow CEO Institute

Simon Gardner

EVP Data Centre Solutions

Over 33 years of experience in the Data Centre Industry.

MBA BSc Hons (Oxon) C.Eng, ANSI TIA-942 Certified Lead Designer & Auditor

Chris Goldstone

EVP Consulting Services

Over 35+ years ICT Industry experience, with roles including CIO in local Council, and board roles in Private Education sector. BAppSc/Maths, GAICD

Michael Dahl

Group Chief Financial Officer

Strongly-focused and results-driven professional with a rich history of success, delivering increased shareholder value through innovative programs/services.

Chris Carr

SVP – Oceania Sales

Over 12 years of Data Centre and Business Development Experience. Specialising in the Government and Defence sector.

Simon Naylor

SVP – Asia

Simon has 30 years experience in Asia Pacific selling high technology solutions across the region and growing revenues very quickly.

Andrew Kernebone

Technical Director – Asia

Andrew has worked in telecommunications, IT, and post-sales support, progressing to presales in the telecommunications and metro ethernet space. Building on these experiences, Charlie led presales teams, supporting sales to achieve their targets. Recently, Charlie led APAC presales teams for Extreme Networks and GoTo Technologies (formerly LogMeIn), while staying hands-on with technology.

Andrew Stoakes

Technical Director

Andrew is a forward thinking ICT professional with a strong technical background and over 20 years’ experience with Data Centres, Networks and IT systems in highly regulated & critical environments.

Chew Peng Healey

Senior Marketing Director – Asia

An experienced, business and service-oriented marketing lead focused on service excellence and efficiencies through collaborative execution of GTM strategies

Kate Blanchard

Administrative Assistant

An office professional with over 2 years experience.

Sophie Gardner

Operations Manager (EMEA)

With 10 years of industry experience Sophie has a wealth of knowledge and skills in managing and streamlining business processes to increase efficiency and productivity.

Darcy Caiger

Management Accountant (EMEA)

Over 10 years of accounting experiance.

Andrew Caiger

Technical Director (EMEA)

Over 30 years designing and deploying modular, prefabricated data centre solutions across a range of industries including Formula 1, Nuclear Power Stations, UK National Health Service, and Public Health England.

Tom Gardner

Sales Manager – EMEA

Over 10 years’ experience within the Data Centre industry focusing on Design and Build. Tom has delivered global projects across various sectors.

Harriet Gardner

Procurement & Quality Manager

Over 10 years’ experience.

Steve Chen

Support Engineer

Over 15 years of technical experience

Jack Hansen

Support Engineer

Over 2 years of technical experience.

Vanessa Finegan

Service Delivery Manager

Vanessa has 10+ years of management experience servicing clients within the ICT sector, five of those years spent in a Director’s position.

Charlie Dennis

Marketing Manager

An experienced marketing strategist with 8 years experience in business growth and innovation.

Jamie Smith

Strategic Business Development Advisor

 A seasoned business executive, Jamie comes with a rich experience spanning over forty years in the realm of strategic business planning, revenue growth, business and technology innovation, and customer retention.

Lena Adams

Assistant Accountant

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