Agile Practice Lead
location_on New Zealand
Member since 3 years
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Gareth is an Agile Practitioner with a background in leading transformations in the financial sector in New Zealand. Also a Trainer for Software Education. Currently leading a practice of 10 Scrum Masters and supporting 15 Product Owners for 20 development teams in a 300 strong technology organisation.
Initial education was as an Engineering Apprentice in the Royal Navy before studying Japanese Management principles in the early '90s. Worked at Sony Corp as a development engineer before moving to New Zealand. Very interested in lean principles learned in electronics manufacturing and how it can apply to all types of work flows.
When not at work, runs a small holding farm in Northland New Zealand, and has represented NZ at the ITU Triathlon world championships in the past 5 years, also finishing 15 Ironman races.