Senior Management

Steve Collins

Steve Collins

SVP Access Devices

For more than 23 years, Mr Collins has led teams specialising in M2M/IoT, 3G/4G, industrial computing, technical product concept design, hardware and software engineering, mobile computing, GPS and wireless communications.

Prior to joining NetComm Wireless, Mr Collins led Synaptia’s strategic enterprise projects and solutions architecture as the Company’s owner and director. Prior to that, Mr Collins managed a team of development engineers in the UK and Australia as Head of Development at Minor Planet Systems PLC, and Minor Planet Asia Pacific; and was responsible for the design, specification and implementation of software and hardware products at GPS Online.

Timo Brouwer

Timo Brouwer

VP Asia-Pacific Sales

Mr Brouwer has a 30-year background in the telecommunications vendor sector. Before joining NetComm, he has been CEO and Director of RFS Australia and a member of RFS’ global executive. RFS is a designer and manufacturer of wireless infrastructure solutions. In this role, Mr Brouwer managed 200 staff including R&D/engineering, manufacturing, finance, sales, operations and logistics, and was also responsible for RFS’ manufacturing facilities in Australia (Melbourne), US, Germany, China and Brazil. Prior to RFS, Mr Brouwer was Managing Director of Motorola Mobility Australia, NZ and the Pacific Islands for four years. Before that he had various sales roles at Nortel, Motorola Australia and GEC Plessey Telecommunications and started his career as an engineer at Alcatel Australia.

Gillian Davie

Gillian Davie

VP Human Resources

With over 20 years Human Resources experience in both growth businesses and businesses undergoing transformation. She holds a rare combination of experience in business start-up, acquisition, growth, sale and closure. Ms Davie is an experienced board member in the not for profit domain and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Prior to joining NetComm Wireless, Ms Davie as HR Director, led a team of HR professionals responsible for the successful wind down of Masters Home Improvement. Prior to that she was General Manager Human Resources for Progressive Enterprises, New Zealand’s largest private employer. She has held senior roles specialising in talent sourcing, workforce planning, remuneration and HR policy as part of her substantial career with Woolworths Limited.

Els Baert

Els Baert

Director – Marketing & Communications

Miss Baert is an experienced marketing strategist and is responsible for all the marketing and communications activities for NetComm globally. Her specialty lies in bridging the gap between technology and marketing with a focus on bringing value to the customers. Prior to joining NetComm, Miss Baert lead marketing campaigns for the Fixed Networks business of Alcatel-Lucent (now known as Nokia) and supported nbn in becoming successful in their journey to connect everyone in Australia. Coming from Belgium and being in global roles, Miss Baert has an extensive knowledge about the global market and telecom operator requirements worldwide.

Adrian Macarthur-King

Adrian Macarthur-King

VP Engineering

An outcome focussed and driven leader with 15 years’ experience in product development, Mr Macarthur-King has risen through the ranks within the Engineering department at NetComm where he has been responsible for leading the development of dozens of innovative and award-winning telecommunications products and technology. Prior to joining NetComm, Mr Macarthur-King held leadership and technical roles in engineering and development at start-ups and SMEs in a range of sectors including telephony, web, and ground transport.