Meet our team

Tim Bird

Managing Director

As Managing Director, Tim leads the Agilyx New Zealand team. He has broad industry experience and a passion for delivering change and improvement through an outcome focused management style.
Tim is a highly experienced business solutions consultant with more than 10 years Business World experience, both locally and in Europe, delivering robust business improvement transformations to complex organisations living through change.
As a qualified and respected management accountant with a flair for business analysis, problem-solving and innovative design, Tim is credited with having an extremely strong ability to turn vision and requirements into practical deliverable solutions.
As a seasoned consultant, Tim is very well versed in helping others articulate their thoughts and needs through the ability to listen, reflect, ask questions and check understanding so as to fully comprehend the issues and situation. Tim has extensive experience providing solutions for organisations in the government, education, health, not-for-profit and commercial service sectors.

Paulo Renato Rato

Project Manager

Paulo is a certified Unit4 consultant and brings many years of Business World experience in a consulting, pre-sales and project management capacity.  He has managed projects in public and private sector organisations including large scale, transformational and multinational projects, which leads him to be skilled in a broad spectrum of project types.
He has experience in taking ownership of complex issues, identifying and managing risks, and presenting recommendations and results of deliverables.
Along with this experience, he brings staff leadership, business analysis and design experience developed over 10 years in the professional services sector.

Phil Barlow

Project Manager

Phil is an accomplished project manager with over 20 years experience managing a variety of ICT and Business projects in both public and private sector organisations. Prior to joining us at Agilyx, Phil excelled in ICT application development and has over 30 years experience in the IT industry.

Although new to Unit4 Business World, his project management experience translates well to the Agilyx consulting environment, including a good understanding of Change Management, Integration and testing. Phil is committed to ensuring successful delivery of desired outcomes to clients.

Matt Pritchard

Global Operations Manager

Matt is our Operations Manager looking after the internal workings of the Agilyx Group. He has 12 years of management experience and holds ANZIM accreditation. Working across different departments, Matt shows great enthusiasm which motivates and encourages the team.

He is passionate about business and enjoys solving problems and fine-tuning operations.

Mark Major

Business Development Manager

Mark is our Business Development Manager and brings a wealth of experience from a variety of roles within the IT industry. With a keen interest in emerging technologies, Mark is passionate about using technology to solve problems and drive business efficiency. Mark enjoys working with potential customers to see how our products and services can deliver value to organisations operating in a rapidly changing environment.

Rudi Grace

Account Manager

Rudi joined Agilyx New Zealand from overseas and brought with him a solid background in Account Management, Customer Relations, and Sales in various technology-based roles. He has been in the IT industry for 11 years and has a successful history in engaging and building strong customer relationships and deploying solutions to satisfy customer needs.

Rudi is our client’s first point of contact and ensures that Agilyx anticipates and rapidly responds to our customers’ diverse needs.

Louise Hunter

Professional Services Manager

Louise is an accomplished Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in implementing and enhancing ERP systems in the Government sector. Louise is an experienced Unit4 Implementation consultant with a pedigree of credentials that have made her well suited for the Agilyx Team here in Wellington. She has carried out a number of Government department system migrations and has harmonised policies and procedures across separate departments to achieve considerable efficiency gains and cost savings for customers.

Brett Cornforth

Senior Implementation Consultant

Brett is a Unit4 certified consultant with 15 years Business World experience in Europe and New Zealand. He is the lead consultant for procure to pay and an interface development and workflow specialist.
He thrives in complex and demanding environments. Brett has a proven ability to gain a comprehensive understanding of business requirements and configure Business World to optimise business processes.
His relaxed and personable demeanour enables him to communicate effectively with a wide range of people and quickly fit into any work environment. His experience has been obtained delivering implementations, upgrades and software support in the Higher Education, Health, Government and Professional Services sectors. He holds degrees in Accounting and Computer Science.

Liz Pay

Senior Consultant

Liz is a Unit4 certified consultant with over 25 years of experience. She has a strong background in requirements definition and system design with a particular focus on budgeting, reporting and process improvement. Liz has worked with a diverse range of organisations including public sector, local government and tertiary education providers.
In addition, Liz has worked in senior consulting roles developing business cases, costing models and strategy documents to support the development, approval and delivery of a wide range of projects.
Liz is a Chartered Accountant (CAANZ) and has broad experience in Management Accounting in both the public and private sector. She brings a wealth of highly developed consultancy skills, enthusiasm and a dry sense of humour to all her projects.

Mary Meyer

Implementation Consultant

Mary is an experienced Business Analyst and Systems Accountant with experience in the infrastructure, professional services and commercial property sectors. With her strong financial management background Mary is an accomplished Unit4 Business World expert who can effectively communicate with relevant stakeholders.

Mary’s passion lies in providing the best quality information possible to stakeholders and she has spent a great deal of time in the area of business intelligence including creating dashboards and scorecards using financial and non-financial information. Mary also has experience in the creation and delivery of end user training materials and enjoys helping people get the best out of their Business World implementation.

Annie Blomgren

Implementation Consultant

Annie is a Unit4 certified consultant who has recently joined the Agilyx team from Sweden. She was initially a part of a 6-month trainee program for Unit4 and now brings with her five years of Unit4 consultancy experience. Annie has a deep knowledge of integrations for Unit4 Business World, and before joining us here at Agilyx New Zealand, her work focused on the public sector.

Annie has experience in end-user-training and her strengths lie in her ability to listen and transform conversations into solutions. She enjoys tricky problem solving and making people’s everyday work easier through ingenious system solutions.

Johannes Nordangard

Implementation Consultant

Johannes is a Unit4 certified consultant. He began his career with Unit4 on their Trainee program in Sweden where he recently emigrated from to join us here at Agilyx NZ. Having worked with Unit4 Business World for four years, Johannes brings an exceptional amount of experience with him, including facilitating Unit4 training sessions in Sweden, Poland and Portugal. Field Service Management and Project Management are Johannes’ forte, and he likes working with integrated mobile solutions.

Johannes enjoys making the complicated look simple. He states: “An effective solution involves getting both the people and the product to work effortlessly.”

Patrick Wiliams

Technical Consultant

Patrick is a certified Unit4 Consultant and is the Technical Consultant for Agilyx NZ. He specialises in report writing, SQL coding and all things technical. Patrick has a diploma in Software Development and certifications in Information Technology. Patrick enjoys creating and refining complex data structures to allow for accurate and effective reporting.

Patrick enjoys a challenge and thrives on Agilyx’s goal to make difficult things easy for our clients.

Jeff Shum

Implementation Consultant

Jeff is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a certified Unit4 Consultant. Jeff has held various finance roles within the government sector. He was heavily involved in a recent Business World implementation as a leading member of the project team, displaying a strong ability to engage with all areas of the organisation. He has a change embracing mentality while maintaining a strong customer focus. Jeff enjoys providing elegant solutions to complex problems.


Chithra Sreevalsalan

HR & Payroll Consultant

Chithra recently joined the Agilyx New Zealand team as an HR & Payroll Consultant. Chithra is an experienced ERP consultant with 3 years SCM consulting under her belt. She has a master’s degree in business management which has enhanced her skills in analysing a business, understanding its requirements and successfully navigating through to solutions.

Chithra is passionate about developing her consultancy skills in ERP and does so by thriving for a deep understanding of the different modules within it.

Aaron Mao

Support Consultant

Aaron is one of our Support Consultants and brings four years of experience in end-user support, network administration, application and operating system support and customer service. Working closely with our support centre in Sydney, Aaron provides a local presence to assist Agilyx customers in New Zealand and also helps Agilyx customers around the world. Aaron has a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering and has worked in global locations including Tokyo and Shanghai.

Aaron enjoys troubleshooting and going the extra mile to solve a customer’s problem. He also has a great ability to be able to use simple terms to explain complex things to non-technical users.

Rebecca West

Marketing Coordinator

Rebecca is the Marketing Coordinator for Agilyx NZ and works alongside the Agilyx Group marketing team, based in Sydney. She has a Bachelor of Design and a strong background in marketing. Rebecca holds four years of marketing experience; during this time she has worked in New Zealand, Asia and the Middle East.

Rebecca thrives on learning and perfecting new tasks, planning and creating content, and delivering ROI through traditional and online marketing strategies.