Grant joined Healthdirect Australia in early 2020 just as the organisation was scaling up to deliver the National Coronavirus Helpline. Having worked across various industries in CTO, CIO and Director level roles, Grant instantly provided leadership and expertise, coordinating agile development teams and successfully applying fast technical solutions to support business requirements. As Healthdirect Australia continues to support the COVID-19 vaccine roll out, Grant has been integral in bringing together technical abilities of government and private enterprise to build a seamless user journey to making a vaccine appointment.
Prior to joining Healthdirect Australia, Grant was the Director of Infrastructure and Applications at Macquarie University, responsible for planning and managing the strategic direction and delivery of software and technical infrastructure. He delivered several transformational projects involving enterprise technology solutions and was responsible for implementing the University’s cyber security strategy. Grant has previously held technical leadership roles in software companies, information technology start-ups and consultancy services including Eclipse Group, a subsidiary of Deloitte. He is one of the CIO50 Top 50 for 2020.