Our experienced Executive team come from a range of backgrounds.
Ivan Slavich - Chief Federal Government & ACT
Ivan has more than 23 years experience in the utilities and telecommunications industry. Following a lengthy career as a senior executive with AGL and ActewAGL Ivan was General Manager Retail at TransACT for more than eight years and then Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012. In 2012 Ivan was appointed Chief Federal Government & ACT for the iiNet Group.
Ivan holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment (Securities Institute of Australia), a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Executive MBA Program), and a Graduate Company Directors Course (AICD).
Ivan is the Chairman of the Canberra Cavalry Baseball team, Director of the Service One Members Banking and Deputy Chairman of the ACT & Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Ivan is passionate about Movember, having raised the largest amount of money in Australia in the 2011 Movember campaign, individually and in the TransACT team.
Antony (Tony) Allen - TransACT Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary
Tony began working at TransACT in 2003 as a Business Analyst / Financial Controller in Retail. Tony later moved into Corporate Finance Planning as well as taking on responsibility for Financial Accounting. In 2008 Tony was promoted to CFO and Company Secretary at TransACT.
Prior to TransACT Tony worked with Ernst & Whinny (now Ernst & Young) and briefly with ACTEW Corporation. Tony then moved to London to work with Scotland Yard in their Serious Fraud Squad. On return to Australia, Tony worked as the Resort Accountant on Hamilton Island where he undertook an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the business. Following this, he worked for Lend Lease and Dilmun Navigation as Financial Controller in Sydney, before establishing his own business enterprises.
Tony holds a Bachelor in Accounting, a CPA qualification and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Tony has also completed courses in Venture Capital and Financial Modelling and Valuation through the Macquarie University of Applied Finance program.
David Parkes - TransACT General Manager Business, Government and Wholesale
David has extensive experience in sales and product development, and wholesale telecommunications and has worked in the telecommunications industry for more than 11 years.
David was employee number 53 starting with TransACT in 2000 and has previously held the roles of Content and ISP Manager, Manager Products, Manager Wholesale and Partner Programs. David joined ActewAGL in 2005 managing ActewAGL and TransACT’s business sales teams, returning to TransACT in 2010 as GM Retail and following this, General Manager Sales and Marketing. In 2012, David was appointed as General Manager Business, Government and Wholesale.
Prior to joining TransACT, David worked in the areas of administration at the ANU and for himself as a small business owner in hospitality.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Australian National University.
Wayne Bouffler - Chief Technology Officer
Joining TransACT in 2001 as National Telephony Manager, Wayne began by delivering TransACT’s carrier voice infrastructure and systems including negotiation and implementation of wholesale interconnects before being appointed to the position of CTO in 2005.
Wayne has over 30 years experience in the telecommunications and information technology industries. Prior to joining TransACT, Wayne held a number of senior management roles with organisations including WorldXchange Communications, SITA, Singapore Telecom, OTC and Mayne Nickless.