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

Paul Doropoulos

Paul Doropoulos has approximately 21 years’ combined experience in an Executive Consultant capacity to ASX listed companies in the oil and gas and mining services sectors. He further has an understanding of business fundamentals through multiple start-ups in the hospitality industry. Instrumental in overseeing the successful ASX listing of junior gold explorer Metaliko Resources Ltd in 2010 and Kinetiko Energy Limited in 2011. In addition he also held simultaneously the position of Chief Financial Officer in both companies.

General Manager – Sales and Marketing

Gavin Burt

Gavin joined the business in January 2017 as General Manager – Sales & Marketing. Gavin is responsible for overseeing both the Sales and Marketing functions delivering on Swift’s revenue management strategies and market penetration across all sectors. Gavin has over 20 years of diversified senior management experience with leading ASX companies including Mayne Nickless, Toll, CSR and more recently with Lion where he held senior Commercial, Marketing and Sales leadership roles.

General Manager - Operations

Jason Powell

Jason has been involved with Swift since its inception in 2008, managing technical services for Swifts previous parent company the ASTIB Group. Jason is responsible for the Product Development, Engineering, Project Management and Service Delivery portfolios. With over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry spanning a wide range of technologies and is passionate about influencing industry through 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.