The Oper8 Global Team

Powering Progress: The Experts Behind Oper8 Global’s Innovation

Brad Sands

Global Chief Executive Officer

Experienced senior executive with various global management responsibilities across the technology sector.

B.Bus(Accounting), MBA

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

Chris Carr

Chief Revenue Officer

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

Andrew Stoakes

Technical Director

Over 25 years of experience in the Data Centre Industry.

Australian Academic Advisory Board – Data Centres

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

Business Development 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

Alexis Klestov

Support Engineer

Over 15 years of technical experience

Jack Hansen

Support Engineer

Over 2 years of technical experience.

Charlie Dennis

Marketing Manager

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

David McGovern

Business Development Manager

Over 15 years of Business Development Experience. Specalising in Areospace, Defence and the Financial Services Industries. 

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.

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