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Business AssuraNCE cOMMITTEE

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  • Nikesh Lalchandani

    MACS (Snr)

    Bringing emerging technology to organisations at scale. Executive leader with deep skills delivering some of the largest programmes and innovations, focus is on how to help organisations leverage the most out of a changing world. Not just the words and ideas, but the actual transformation in a meaningful and impactful way. Background in development, architecture, strategy and delivery.

  • Mike Driver

    Deputy Chair

    Mike Driver is the Director, Frontline Communication & Response for the Frontline & Digital Division, Queensland Police Service (QPS), providing ICT services to the front-line operations of Queensland Police, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Ambulance Services (QAS). Mike is a fellow of the ACS, the Vice Chair of the Business Assurance Committee and was the Vice President (Memberships) in 2016-2017. Mike has been a member of Congress for the past 10 years. Mike has also been a member of the Queensland Branch of ACS for over 10 years in roles of Chair, Vice Chair, Honorary Secretary, and general committee member. Mike is currently the ACS QLD Immediate Past Chair.

  • Steve Godbee


  • Beau Tydd

    MACS (Snr)

    Beau has over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership, advisory, and consultancy roles in the technology sector in Australia and the APAC region. Having spent many years living and working in the Pacific, Beau has seen how technology and innovation can change lives. Along with his roles on several ACS boards and committees, Beau is also the Treasurer for the Australian Smart Cities Association (ASCA) and a founding independent review member for the Internet Society Foundation. Beau is also on several University advisory boards. He is passionate about how technology can change lives and mentoring the next generation of tech leaders.

  • Yohan Ramasundara


  • Arnold Wong

    National Treasurer

    Arnold has enjoyed a long and successful professional career in the ever-evolving ICT services industry for over 30 years. He has developed extensive strategic leadership, governance, general management, customer service and business development skills in diverse industries, including technology, education, healthcare, and resources in public and private sectors across Australia, Asia, Europe and Americas. A Fellow of ACS, he serves as National Treasurer on the ACS Management Committee and is a member of the Branch Executive Committee in Western Australia. Currently in the role of Information Services Manager at Pilbara Ports Authority and Arnold also served as a member of the WA Government CIO Council and chaired the Conference Logistic Committee for the World Wide Web (WWW) 2017 Conference. As a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Arnold continues to actively lead and serve in a number of not-for-profit organisations and boards.

  • Rupert Grayston

    Chief Executive Officer

    Following an 11-year stint at Engineers Australia as the Executive General Manager of Professional Standards and Practice, Grayston held roles at the Office of Professional Standards Council and the Australian Property Institute. Grayston holds a degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Management.