Best advice ever received:Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch”
Current Executive / Board / Advisory positions
Director, Global Recordings Network
Director, Code Ar.my
CEO, Denbigh International
CEO, PMI (Project Management Institute) Queensland
Advisory Board Member, Forticode Ltd
Director, Education Centre of Australia
Startup mentor / consultant with Black Citrus (Boston Consulting Group), Angel Co, Lean Startup Machine, Innovation Bay and others.
CEO, Chairman, NED, Advisor, entrepreneur
IT and Business Transformation; Corporate Development; Business Planning and Strategy
Project Management; Change Management
Entrepreneurship; Start-ups, Innovation
Banking, telecommunications, health, energy, retail sectors
PhD, (UNSW); Master of Commerce, (UNSW)
Bachelor of Science (University of Sydney)
PMP (Project Management Professional)
Bernard is an IT and business transformation specialist, with over thirty years of global experience gained from multinational companies. In the past decade, Bernard has lived and worked in senior leadership roles in Australia, China, and Malaysia in C suite and global leadership positions. He has led global teams in Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, UK, Canada, USA, Latin America and Europe.
Bernard has spent over twenty years contributing to academia and research as an Adjunct Professor, initially with UTS. He is now an Adjunct Professor at the School of Information Technology, University of Sydney, where he lectures and researches in Project Management. He has a strong dual career in business and academia.
He is currently the CEO of Denbigh International, an Asia Pacific software consulting company specializing in education. He is also the CEO of the PMI Queensland chapter, a not for profit association for Project Managers.
Bernard invests in and mentors many startups, and is a frequent keynote speaker at the Lean Startup Machine workshops across Asia Pacific. He has led a number of successful technology startups.
He sits on a range of boards as a non-executive director.
Bernard is a passionate leader who loves sharing his experience and knowledge with leaders and aspiring leaders.