Barrie has been the Chairman and co-owner of Testgrid for over 8 years providing corporate advice and assisting to uncover growth and innovation opportunities for the business. His knowledge and expertise have shaped strategic planning and direction of the company.
With more than 30 years of experience, Barrie’s background includes investment banking with JP Morgan and Hambros, and technical and project management roles with Lend Lease, GM Holden and Schlumberger. Some of his specialties include company sales and acquisitions, MBO’s, exit planning, corporate and debt restructurings, problem solving for industry using technology and technology make-overs.
Barrie is director and co-owner of many private companies, including being the MD of DST Group, and a Licensed Securities Dealer. He is involved in many start-ups that are primarily focused on IT or technical IP and is passionate about working with Owner-Operators whether they are in the start-up, high-growth or exit phase.