Meet The Team

Bestrane employ a balanced blend of multi-skilled individuals who possess the experience, technical and analytical skills with the project and change management experience to provide value and rigour, whilst reducing the time to deliver solutions to our clients.  Bestrane prides itself on having “walked the walk”, ensuring that when we speak to our clients, we have an intimate understanding of the Supply Chain issues they are facing on day-to-day basis.

Our owners and employees have worked in a mix of operational and commercial roles in the types of businesses for whom we provide solutions; whether it be a retail environment, the competitive world of manufacturing, the transport and logistics environment or in the financial sector, Bestrane believes it is important to understand the problem from a hands-on perspective to ensure the best result for our clients

Feel free to take some time and get to know our Senior Team by browsing their profiles below.

David Sanders B.Eng, MBA

Group Managing Director

David Sanders is an expert strategic management consultant with over 20 years experience in consulting services. He has held senior positions with AT Kearney (principal operations), Deloitte Consulting (Supply Chain Practice leader) and Dawson Consulting (Managing Partner). He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Industrial) from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.

Geoff Southwell B.Sc, MBA, MAICD

Commercial Director

Geoff Southwell is an experienced executive with more than 25 years experience in technology. He has managed technology development and operations teams, and significant commercial experience in technology. He has held senior positions with Shell Australia, Linfox and Touch Networks as well as consulting experience. He has a Bachelor of Science from Monash University and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.

Chris Mason MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Chris brings to Bestrane his wealth of knowledge and experience from leading companies including PwC, and Telstra and more recently with Infoactiv. Chris has extensive experience in leading companies and in combining strategy with operational execution which delivers innovative solutions to business challenges. This experience will further enhance the customer facing activities of Bestrane, from sales, to implementation, and support.

Scott Hancock

Director Group Technology

Having spent his entire career working with all aspects of information technology, Scott brings 30 years of technology experience to Bestrane. Consulting with software companies such as Dun & Bradstreet Software, GEAC, Oracle, and Descartes Systems Group in various locations around the globe has given Scott valuable exposure to a wide variety technologies and customer industries. Scott now applies this experience to architecting solutions for Bestrane customers in Australia.