Our Executive Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer

Xavier Kris

Appointed as CEO of Swift Networks on the company’s ASX listing in June 2016, Xavier Kris is an accomplished and innovative, international C- level executive with early experience as a Chief Executive and a proven track record in building global businesses and delivering results. With over 21 years’ experience as a Director of service based information technology businesses in the UK, France, USA, South East Asia and Australia, Xavier specialises in providing acquisition, integration and business development services for companies seeking to expand their operations internationally.

Chief Financial Officer

George Nicholls

George joined Swift in January 2017 after a career spanning almost 20 years as a finance professional. He has held positions in professional practice across multiple industries including technology and communications for private and public companies in Australia and the United Kingdom. George is a fully qualified member of the Charted Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia.

General Manager Operations

Matt Strack

Matt is a global IT Executive and joined the team in January 2017 and brings a wealth of market leading experience in the development and management of IT operations in large and complex environments. He has led organisations locally and internationally over the last 20 years and is passionate about achieving positive commercial outcomes through the delivery of technology solutions.

General Manager - Commercial

Kim Walker

As General Manager of the Commercial division at Swift, one of Kim’s key responsibilities is securing our unique content licenses to bring our clients the very best in entertainment. Kim is also the Director of PLUS 8 – a Hospitality Consulting, Management and Recruitment provider, managing over 500 staff deployed throughout WA. Prior to this, she was the Chief Business Analyst at Boardroom Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth working on listings, mergers, capital raises, acquisitions. Kim holds a Masters Degree (MA) from the University of Glasgow.

Chief Strategy Officer

Paul House

Paul is an experienced C-level senior leader specializing in strategy, market-entry strategy, operations, governance, and finance. His 25 years experience is spread across emerged and emerging markets alike, including USA, Australia, India, Africa, Middle East and South East Asia & Pacific. Most recently Paul was the Managing Director for SGS, a Switzerland listed diversified industrial services firm and the world’s largest in testing, inspection and certification business, in its South Asian region. He concurrently lead their regional Strategy and Innovation groups. Prior to this, Paul held roles including Finance Director for SGS’s South East Asia & Pacific region, Chief Operations Officer for a listed Australia telecommunications company, and a Senior Manager in Andersen Consulting.