Board of Directors

Knosys is lead by a Board of business professionals with significant experience in IT and strategy.

Hon. Alan Stockdale AO

Non-Executive Chairman

Hon. Alan Stockdale AO served as Treasurer in the Victorian Government from 1992 to 1999 and his responsibilities included the Government reform agenda and general financial management. As Treasurer, Alan was responsible for the privatisation of $A30 billion of Government business enterprises. He was also Minister for IT and Multimedia from 1996 to 1999, promoting Victoria as a leader in the application of multimedia and new information technologies.

In the private sector, Alan was employed by Macquarie Bank for a total of six years, co-leading the Macquarie team that successfully bid to acquire Sydney Airport. Taking on a number of other corporate advisory roles, he was involved in a wide range of infrastructure transactions, especially in the power, gas and transport sectors in Australia and overseas. Alan has developed a career as a company Chairman and director of a number of ASX-listed companies and of various unlisted companies and not-for-profit organisations.

He is Chairman of X2M Connect Limited and has been Chairman of Axon Instruments Inc (incorporated in the USA and listed on the ASX), Symex Holdings Limited, Senetas Corporation Limited and a director of Marriner Financial Limited – all companies listed on the ASX.

He was previously a consultant to Metro Trains, a consultant to Maddocks Lawyers, a member of the Advisory Board of Lazard Australia and Chairman of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund. He was Federal President of the Liberal Party from 2008 to 2014.

Alan holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, both completed at the University of Melbourne, is a Barrister of the Supreme Courts of Victoria and NSW and the High Court of Australia and was a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Alan is based in Victoria and has been a director of Knosys since 30 April 2015.

John Thompson

Managing Director

John Thompson (BEng Hons, MBA) has held the role of CEO since 18 July 2016. Mr. Thompson brings a wealth of leadership experience having worked for more than 20 years at the helm of renowned technology companies.

Most recently, Mr. Thompson spent 11 years as CEO of Sigtec and 5 years as CEO of Wavenet International, in addition to 5 years with CS Communications and Systems in New York and London.

Mr. Thompson received a first class honours degree in Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the City University Business School in London.

Mr. Thompson has a strong record of driving sales and revenue and has extensive experience as a capable CEO providing pivotal leadership expertise across UK, US, Australia and New Zealand markets for multi-national, listed, IPO and start-up technology companies. John is based in Melbourne and has been a director since 26 September 2018.

Kathrin Mutinelli

Non-Executive Director

Kathrin Mutinelli is a strategist whose career has focused on organisational growth, specifically in Australia and across the APAC in multinational and culturally diverse environments. Advising leaders of global organisations on strategy such as Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky, Gulfstream and various Australian companies on capital requirements to fund growth such as WorkPac, The Blue Space, Stacked Farm, Zetaris, AirBolt and Alii.

As founder and Managing Director of SeventyTwo Capital, Kathrin works with a team of specialists to support Australia’s most ambitious entrepreneurs and business leaders to realise their growth ambitions through strategy development and access to capital. She has also created a partnership with UQ to provide practical experience to BAFE students with an interest in investing and was a guest lecturer at Bond University on the topic of strategy.

Her skills were honed while a Director at Deloitte, refined through her MBA at RMIT, and developed further through the AICD and at the Harvard Business School where she completed her Corporate Director’s Certificate which covered board effectiveness, compensation and risk committees.

Kathrin is based in Brisbane and has been a director since 1 September 2021.

Neil Wilson

Non-Executive Director

Neil Wilson is an experienced business leader and entrepreneur with corporate, startup, founder and public company experience, having held the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Oakton Limited (ASX:OKN) for nine years, until its acquisition by Dimension Data in 2014. He is a practitioner in the digital and technology domain and has extensive experience in general management and CEO management across private and public company scenarios.

Neil was CEO of the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) for three and a half years and was appointed the VRC Chairman in November 2020. He is currently Chairman of Nexon and CharterX, Chairman of Dubber Corporation Limited and is a Member of the Advisory boards for Clipboard, Alex Solutions and InfoCentric. Neil holds a Bachelor of Business, is a CPA and a Member of the Australian Computer Society. Neil is based in Melbourne and has been a director since 1 December 2020.

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