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Leadership Team

Ian Freer (Chairman)

Ian Freer

Ian is a retired British Army Major General who settled in Melbourne in 1996. Since 1998 he has provided strategic advice to companies supplying the Department of Defence as well as governance and risk management advice to a wide range of corporate clients. He started advising Ocean in 2002 and assumed the appointment of Managing Director in 2004. Today Ian is a Director and Executive Chairman of Ocean. Ian is also a Counsellor of the Royal United Services Institute of Victoria , Victorian representative for the Beacon Foundation, a Director of Woodleigh School and a member of The Pacific Institute.

Bruce Moors (General Manager)

Bruce Moors

Bruce manages the day-to-day running of the company. He has spent the last 12 years in the IT industry with a strong focus on project and operations management including six years at ISIS.com and Adacel. He has managed the development of IT systems for the Defence, Coastal Surveillance, Banking & Finance and Education industries. Since joining Ocean in 2004, Bruce has been closely involved with all areas of Oceans business including management of the Coastwatch and Telstra accounts, the coordination of Technical Account Managers and the management of ongoing ISO accreditation.

Richard Broome (Director Products)

Richard Broome

Richard is the founder of Ocean and has over 15 years industry experience in IT providing key solutions to clients. He has been responsible for the design and construction of Oceans product suite. He heads the Ocean product design team coordinating all aspects of product and solution delivery. Richard is the primary interface with clients in identifying and articulating their needs. Richard has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems.

Adam Hogan (Director Sales & Marketing)

Adam Hogan

Adam joined Ocean in 2006 after a 14 year career in the RAAF as a Navigator including combat deployments and multi-national exercises in flying and operations management roles; and ab-initio instructional positions including airborne and ground instruction and standards & evaluation. With his recent experience as Delivery Manager for ADF projects, management and consultancy to both domestic and international accounts and civilian pilot licence, Adam brings with him a wealth of experience in Aviation Operations, Training and Operations Management. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science (Physics & Information Systems), Graduate Diploma in Defence Studies (International Relations) and a Masters in Business Administration (International Business & Corporate Finance).

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