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Who we are

Established in 2003 Data Agility is a specialist in Information Management and Business Intelligence.  Our purpose is to provide services to clients that allow them to resolve business issues and improve performance through the effective application of data.

Our fundamental understanding of data is the basis for our market leading position in enterprise information management. We believe that data and information are key organisational assets that must be managed to deliver business benefit.  We focus on providing information architectures that “answer questions that managers ask.”

This means that we take a data driven approach to our projects.  We develop, design and implement solutions which focus on getting the right data, in the right quality, into the right place at the right time.

Our Commitment

At Data Agility, we maintain a culture of assured professionalism that comes from a shared ethos amongst staff to strive for our best performance on a daily basis.  We couple this focus on personal performance with an eye on both individual and corporate development in both the short- and long-term.

We have a commitment to quality that runs through the entirety of our organisation, from senior management through to our newest team members.  We endeavour to bring in people to our company that can match our existing drive to succeed – Our confidence in achieving and maintaining this goal is continually renewed by the successes of our consultants and management, as well as that of our clients.

Our values

  • Passion – We are passionate about our purpose and what we do
  • Professionalism - We adhere to a high-standard of professional expectations, as well as a strong sense of business ethics
  • Innovation – We leverage creative techniques to implement innovative solutions to better serve our clients
  • Growth - It is our desire to advance the growth of our clients’ business and to aid in the personal growth of our team

Our leadership


Leadership at Data Agility has two dimensions. Firstly, we must provide leadership in our chosen areas  of expertise – Information Management and Business Intelligence

Secondly, it is how we provide leadership to our people, our clients, and our partners. This is achieved by the leadership team applying our values and developing people through career structures, progression models, and personal development planning.

Data Agility has a stable management team that is identifying and developing leadership talent to take the company forward – on the understanding that “to lead is to serve, to give, to achieve together.” (E Woodward)

To find out more about Data Agility, click here to see who we’ve worked with. If your organisation is ready to tackle the problem of unreliable data, contact us today.

Our People

John Neville

John leads the company focusing on strategic direction, team leadership and business development. In addition to this, he is the driving force behind Data Agility’s eHealth practice. His skills include:

  • Application of strategic direction to IT projects;
  • Excellent communication skills and people management capability; and
  • Noteworthy track record of working and communicating with senior management and boards.

John has a Bachelor of Applied Computing and 25 years experience in business and IT spanning strategy, management consulting, business analysis, and project management roles. John leads the company’s eHealth practice and is actively responsible for the delivery of many projects.


Iain Kiernan

Iain is a Director of Data Agility and a member of the executive management team where he actively participates in the evolution of the company’s strategy. Iain’s technical focus is the effective business application of information and data. Leading our Information Management capability, he:

  • Is an adviser on information strategy, customer strategy, and the application of data to Chief
    Officer’s of Australian organisations; and
  • Manages relationships with clients and Data Agility teams delivering architectural, implementation,
    and support services.

His role applies his technical leadership in this field, and requires a significant formal and informal executive coaching of staff and senior client personnel.

Prior to joining Data Agility, Iain held executive positions with ANZ and KPMG Consulting where he gained substantial strategic customer, business, data, technology, and managment experience. He was educated at Middlesex University and Birkbeck College, Univeristy of London and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.


Iain McLachlan

His overall focus is on ensuring that Data Agility takes a whole-of-business approach to projects,

ensuring that our clients gain maximum benefit from projects with minimal risk.

Iain has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a Prince2 Accredited Practitioner. In addition, he has also acquired extensive experience of PMBoK during his 10 years as a project manager. He has had exposure to a wide range of industries including financial services, government enterprise, transport, health, and retail. Prior to joining Data Agility in 2003, Iain held senior positions with a global insurer and an international software vendor.


Andrew Cox

Andrew joined Data Agility in 2005 and is one of the company’s leading information management practitioners. He plays a leading role in the management and development of the Data Agility team. He relishes leading teams and is:

  • An experienced eHealth practitioner focused on delivering successful projects that support and enhance clinical practice; and
  • A highly-regarded and popular leader who leads by example and typically gains consensus to the achievement of outcomes.

Andrew has a BSc (HONS) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and is a PRINCE2 Foundation Accredited project manager. Since joining Data Agility, Andrew has worked in the Health, Banking, Government and Utilities sectors. Prior to joining Data Agility, Andrew worked on major projects ranging across communications, virtual environments, and geo-spatial databases.


Andrew Shaw

Andrew is a leading practitioner in our eHealth practice. He leads teams in the architecture and implementation of eHealth technology solutions. Key areas include the development of enterprise integration strategies, design of new applications, implementation of integration architectures, and management of integration support. He resolves real-world business problems by applying his:

  • Extensive national and international experience working in eHealth;
  • Intricate understanding of the variety of eHealth and IM technologies;
  • Technical, architectural and solutions expertise; and
  • Understanding that to deliver benefit the human dimension must be addressed.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) Hons and 10 years experience implementing Health Information Technology in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. His experience includes integration of components around hospital development of portals, and implementation of software packages.

Robert D’Astolto

Robert joined Data Agility in 2005 and has grown to become one of the company’s leading information management practitioners. He has developed a strong portfolio of client success delivering:

  • Improvements to the accuracy of data and key outputs;
  • Cost reduction from removing redundant processes and data;
  • Cost avoidance by enabling more efficient new development; and
  • Better access to information, leading to better business decision making.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Business (Computing) and his personal progress is a very explicit example of Data Agility’s leadership and development model.



Data Agility believes that our right to innovate and grow as a business is predicated on our commitment to improving the world around us. We aim to use processes and methods that have as little negative impact on the environment as possible, by focusing on minimal consumption of resources, and recycling as much as possible.

Through our work, we often help businesses to move away from paper-based communication and records, and to use more electronic processes, which results in less paper usage and leads to more sustainable operating practices.

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