Allan Brackin was appointed Chair of GBST in December 2015.
Allan initially joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director prior to listing and has seen the Company evolve into a global business.
Allan has been involved in the technology industry for over 30 years at both executive and non-executive level.
At executive level he was Group CEO of ASX listed Volante Limited (ASX:VGL), from 2000-2004. Volante was one of Australia’s largest IT services companies. From 1986-2000 Allan cofounded a number of IT companies. These companies all became part of the Volante Group. At non-executive level, Allan is also Chairman of ASX listed mining software company RPM Global Holdings Limited (ASX:RUL), Chairman of telecommunications software company Emagine Pty Ltd and is a Director of telecommunications software carrier Opticomm Pty Ltd. He is also a member of the advisory board for several IT companies and mentors a number of technology entrepreneurs.
Allan has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the Queensland University of Technology and has attended the Owner President Management Program at Harvard University.
Allan is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.