A COO for Intersect

7 Apr 2014

Marc Bailey has signed on as Intersect’s Chief Operating Officer, joining us from his role as CIO at Macquarie University.

Intersect CEO Dr Ian Gibson said, “Intersect is extremely fortunate to have secured Marc's service as we take the organisation into its next stage of its development, and we look forward to working closely together”.

Marc has served as Director and Treasurer of the Australian Access Federation Inc., Director of AARNet Pty Ltd, as NSW and ACT chair of the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology and a past Director of Intersect Australia Ltd. He represented Macquarie in the NSW Health and University CIO Forum, the Sydney Basin Fibre Network project board, and the Australian Hearing Hub Consortium.

“I am excited and privileged to team up with Intersect’s management team and distinguished Board in its mission to enable next generation research and innovation”, commented Bailey. “I very much look forward to bringing entrepreneurial passion and commitment to growing Intersect’s eResearch contribution and impact”.

In previous CTO and CEO roles he informed governmental policy and information management at regional, state and federal levels in Australia and New Zealand; whole-of-government change management in the Scottish Government and Welsh Assembly; and standards development for the European Union. As a software engineer and entrepreneur Marc consulted to a diverse clientele, including corporate, defence, legal, healthcare, telecommunications and technology sectors.

Marc will join the company in mid-May.

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