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Diversity of thought in every workplace is critical and our varied senior leaders help us make the biggest impact possible.

Meet our CEO, Tom

A former Captain in the Australian Army, Tom Larter leads WithYouWithMe’s global team of 300+. Based in Australia, he is pioneering a new data-led approach to workforce management – and helping solve underemployment at the same time.
Get to know Tom
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Meet our leadership team

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Mark Fortugno

Chief Financial Officer

Mark is an experienced finance leader and Chartered Accountant with experience delivering corporate strategy in high growth, listed global organisations, including companies in the pre IPO stage.
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Cia Kouparitsas

Chief Customer Officer

Cia is an award-winning marketer with 15+ years leading teams in IT sector across Australia, UK, Canada, US, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Brunei & Bangladesh.
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Paul Wahltuch

Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering

Paul is a former infantryman who has spent more than 25 years in product creation across several domains and regions. Highly skilled at optimising product and engineering culture, Paul’s key focus is on enabling WYWM’s product teams to shine.
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James McLaughlin

Vice President UK and North America

A former Director at tech-for-good firm Board Intelligence, James has spent more than a decade enabling growth in the B2B tech sector. Now he heads up WithYouWithMe's UK and North America operations, driven by a passion for levelling up workforces with diverse digital talent.
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Ian Handley

Vice President Oceania

An Australian Air Force veteran, business strategist and passionate neurodiversity advocate, Ian brings a wealth of personal and professional experience and a unique perspective to the workforce development and recruitment processes of Oceania’s leading organisations.
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Greg Hanniman

Chief Information Security Officer

A 10+ year veteran of the Canadian Armed forces, Greg draws on his military training, leadership expertise and years spent as the UN's SME on Counter Insurgency to provide a safe and secure digital environment for WithYouWithMe customers, partners and employees.
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Courtney Banman

Head of Delivery

With a background in health and cyber security, Courtney has spent more than 2 years guiding sales operations and customer engagements in Canada. Now, as Head of Delivery she supports WithYouWithMe's user community to develop the skills they need and customers to find the right fit.
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Rebekah Nugent

Vice President of Operations

Rebekah served for six years in the Australian Army Psychology Corps providing mental health and psychological support to serving ADF members. Since joining WithYouWithMe she’s interviewed and provided career guidance to more than 1,200 veterans globally.

Meet our founders

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Tom Moore

Co-founder

Tom Moore co-founded WithYouWithMe in 2015 to solve the problem of veteran underemployment.

He soon discovered that CV's were a significant barrier to employment affecting many different people.

Learn more about Tom Moore →
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Luke Rix

Co-founder

Luke started his career in consulting before shifting his focus to the start-up world, where he has worked alongside Tom Moore to build WithYouWithMe into one of the world's fastest growing tech companies. 
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Sam Baynes

Co-founder

Sam is an Australian Army veteran, accomplished business analyst and entrepreneur who co-founded WithYouWithMe and played a critical role in the organisation's early success.
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Alby Greig

Co-founder

With a background in financial services and a passion for solving problems, Alby was part of the team who co-founded WithYouWithMe and was the company's first Chief Financial Officer.

Meet our Board of Directors

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Drew Kelton

Chair of the Board

Drew is a global business leader and professional board director with 40 years’ experience in the ICT and telecommunications sectors. He has held senior operational roles in the UK, Europe, India, Australasia and the US.
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David Gray

Non-Executive Director

David has spent more than 25 years in investment banking, corporate advisory and capital markets. Having been involved in more than 300 advisory roles, he is a nationally recognised and trusted advisor.
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Kemp Battle

Non-Executive Director

Kemp has spent his career delivering strategic advice on planning, group facilitation and brand management to leaders of high-profile brands, global educators and emergent organisations in the public and private sectors.

We work with incredible global leaders

Meet our advisors!

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Olly Benzecry, CBE

Olly Benzecry is a Senior Advisor for WithYouWithMe.

Previously, Olly was the Chairman and Managing Director of Accenture UK and Ireland, where he had overall accountability for client service, people, and the ESG performance of this multi-billion-dollar entity.

Olly is also Chair of Movement to Work and also a member of the UK Digital Economy Council.
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Sally Walker

Sally Walker

Sally finished a long career in GCHQ as Director of Cyber. Throughout her career, she supported military operations and crisis management, including the stand up of cyber security operations for the London Olympic Games. Her final years in the job were spent masterminding the creation of the National Cyber Force, a joint GCHQ and UK Ministry of Defence partnership, working alongside a range of partners including the US Cyber Command and the National Cyber Security Centre. Boris Johnson said last year that the National Cyber Force would transform the UK’s cyber capabilities to disrupt adversaries and keep the UK safe.

Sally was also GCHQ’s diversity champion for over a decade and introduced many pioneering programs to develop untapped talent, and she currently delivers women in leadership programmes and other leadership development for a range of FTSE 100 clients.

Sally now runs Human Digital Thinking where she focuses on the impact of big data and AI on human decision making. She is also a board chair in local UK government, and works with a portfolio of clients from all sectors of society.

Sally currently advises WithYouWithMe as we transform the cyber recruitment and retention landscape by unlocking the full potential of individuals and building a scalable, willing fighting cyber force for the digital age.

Learn more about Sally Walker →
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General (retired) Sir James Everard KCB CBE

Former Deputy Allied Supreme Commander NATO
James Everard commissioned in 1983, joining the 17th/21st Lancers in Germany on the Chieftain Main Battle Tank. Having commanded at every level - including the Queen’s Royal Lancers, 20th Armoured Brigade, 3rd(UK) Division and the UK Field Army - he ended his career in September 2020 as the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (and Operation Commander European Union Operation ALTHEA, Bosnia-in-Herzegovina). 

James Everard is President of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and took up the appointment of Lead Senior Mentor for NATO Allied Command Operations in January 2021. He is committed to finding a sustainable solution to the digital skills challenge in Western militaries and serves as a global advisor for WithYouWithMe.

Learn more about Sir James Everard →
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Major General (Ret.) Rupert Jones

Major General (retired) Rupert Jones CBE

Former Deputy Commander of the US-led Coalition that defeated Isis
Major General Jones draws on 30 years of leadership experience in the British Army. Promoted as the youngest Major General at the time, his focus was on overseas operations, commanding in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and the Caribbean. He enjoys a proven track record working with multinational and inter-agency teams to deliver in the most challenging and complex international crisis situations. His roles included serving as deputy commander of the US-led coalition that defeated ISIS.

He recently left the military and is now working as a global advisor for WithYouWithMe. He is also Resident Expert to the Oxford Foundry entrepreneur accelerator programme.
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Jim Macleod

Rear Admiral (retired) Jim Macleod CB CVO

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Jim joined the Royal Navy as a weapon engineer officer in 1989. His career has spanned operational roles across the globe; equipment capability procurement; defence strategy and policy; before moving into transformation and strategic HR in the last portion of his career.

Most recently (until March 2022) he was Assistant Chief of Defence Staff Personnel Capability and Defence Services Secretary, where responsibilities included: strategic HR policy for 150K service women and men across the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force; HR Transformation; skills; senior military talent management; delivery of major military events (eg D-Day 75); honours, awards and medals; and managing the relationship between The Royal Household and Defence. He retired from active service in summer 2022 and amongst a range of transformation and leadership advisory roles is an advisor to WithYouWithMe.
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Jeffrey C. ("J.C.") Dodson

Jeffrey is a global risk, resilience and response leader and the the principal at JCarl Group. Prior to his role with the JCarl Group, he served over 20 years as an executive with BAE Systems. His key roles included appointment as Chief Security Officer (CSO), responsible for enterprise-wide security strategy, operations and assurance across a broad range of international markets. Prior to his CSO role, Dodson was BAE’s Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for over a decade where he led an award winning multinational cyber security team for the $20B company. He also held a variety of additional executive positions with BAE including advanced technology program management, strategy, and business development.

Jeffrey was previously a career military officer, reaching the rank of colonel with the U.S. Air Force. His duties included flying operations, weapons system acquisition management, special technical activities and command assignments.

Jeffrey is a board member and advisor to global technology companies and non-profit organisations.
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