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Our Principle

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Matthew J BLACK

M.Inf.Tech.(Data Comms), MBA, B.Sc


Grad.Cert.Inf.Tech. (Security), Grad.Cert.Inf.Tech. (Management)

MACS (Snr), CP, IP3P

Cert. II Stock Market Trading & Investment Strategies

Prince 2 Practitioner (Certified), Prince 2 Foundations (Certified), ITIL (Certified)

CCNP, CCNP-Enterprise, CCNP-Routing & Switching


CCDA, CCNA, CCNA-Security, CCNA-Routing & Switching, CCENT

Cisco IOS Security Specialist (CIOSSS)

Cisco Certified Specialist-Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation

Cisco Certified Specialist-Enterprise Core (CCS-ECore)

Cisco Certified Specialist-Security Identity Management Implementation (CCS-SIMI)


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Matthew J BLACK, our Principle and founder, has over 33 years experience in the Information And Communication Technology (ICT) Industry across ICT Business Leadership, Project/Programme Management, Network Architecture, DevOps, Consulting, Custom Software Development, and Network Engineer positions.  Matthew has an impressive history in providing ICT Leadership, ICT Consulting, and Senior Project/Programme Management to Government and Private Organisations, from the Australian Department of Defence; a variety of New South Wales and Queensland State Governrment Departments; Ipswich and Brisbane City Councils; Q-Super; UniTAB; the Winson Group; Northwest Health; the Endeavour Foundation; Hamilton Island Enterprises; the Queensland University Of Technology (QUT); Workcover QLD; Caterair; Cardno Engineering; and Mincom, plus internationally with BFIT, Kuala Lumpur, to name just a few.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in 1997 from the University of New England, Australia (UNE), with a Major in Mathematics and an Extended Major in Computer Science, Matthew has gone on to obtain a raft of Cisco, Microsoft, and other ICT Industry Certifications.  Matthew has also undertaken study to obtain two Masters Degrees, both from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia (QUT): one in Information Technology (Data Communications) (M.Inf.Tech.(DataComms) 2005), with Majors in IT Security (including Computer Forensics) and IT Management (including Knowledge Management); and the other Masters Degree in Business (MBA 2006) with a Major in ICT.  Along the way Matthew has also been awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in IT (Grad.Dip.IT 2004) and two Post Graduate Certificates in IT: one in IT Security (Grad.Cert.IT-Security 2003), the other in IT Management (Grad.Cert.IT-Management 2004).  Matthew has been awarded Prince2 Practitioner Certification, ITIL Certification, and also a Certificate II in Stock Market Trading and Investment Strategies, and he is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD), Programme Management (MSP) Certification, and Project Management Institute (PMP) Certification, along with further Cisco and Microsoft Certifications.

The level and breadth of education, ICT, and Business Skills and experience acquired from designing ICT Networks to administering Enterprise Database Systems and Networks to running multi-vendor ICT Projects and ICT Departments is rarely matched by other consultants.

Full details of Matthew’s work and academic experience can be obtained by downloading his Résumé (in PDF form) from the link below, or by exploring Matthew’s personal LinkedIn page, a link to which is also below.

[PDF Icon] Matthew’s Résumé (152kB) Last Updated: 12 May 2020

View Matthew J BLACK's profile on LinkedIn

Finally, we have provided a link to Matthew’s Personal Website, so as to allow you to find out more about him.

Matthew’s Personal Website


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