John Sidey


John Sidey

Experience summary


Over John’s extensive consulting career he has developed a speciality for the strategy, design and delivery of major business and technology enabled transformations. John has delivered across a range of industries and sectors including financial services and education, though his passion lies in working with the public sector on highly complex and challenging problems.

Career highlights

  • Led the Second Pass business case through to implementation for the enhanced myGov platform and the new myGov app, including implementation strategy, architecture, roadmap, budget and procurement activities.
  • Led the design and planning for a $120m+ finance and human resources business transformation, including First Pass and Second Pass business cases, strategy, benefits, implementation planning, procurement and vendor selection.
  • Led a strategic review and implementation recovery for a large, challenged business transformation ($100m budget), supporting the recovery as the transformation delivery partner through a transition to an agile delivery model.
  • Led the ICT consulting team in developing a $1.5-2.0bn Second Pass business case for a large Government agency to replace a major legacy system, followed by supporting the mobilisation, architecture, legislation simplification analysis and procurement activities for the program.
  • Led the technology stream for a strategic review for a $250m+ business transformation, including end to end architectural review, implementation planning, cost modelling, market scan and proof of concept activities to inform a go no go decision.

More about me

Outside of work, John is an avid cyclist, enjoying the broad variety of road and mountain bike trails around Canberra and the surrounding region. John has a keen interest in wildlife and photography, and enjoys traveling Australia and the world.

John Sidey
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