Dean is a Principal Consultant at UNIFY Solutions.


Dean has over 30 years experience in Enterprise and Solutions Architecture, Information Security and Audit, and ICT Governance and Services. His life experience covers various industry sectors including Government, Research, Education, Energy & Utilities, Banking, Telecom, Community Services and Non-Profit.


Dean was digitised in 1980 before it was necessary to hold a formal degree to practice his trade.

He has completed a number of tertiary level subjects in information sciences, journalism & media production, philosophy, theology and sociology.

He has actually been awarded an Advanced Diploma in Management.

From time to time he has attended formal training courses and held various certifications but hasn’t maintained them as they didn’t seem to add any value to his practice.

For a time he was an accredited assessor within the Australian Signals Directorate’s InfoSec Registered Assessor Program (I-RAP).

Dean has been a long-time member of ISACA and AISA.