Mr. Lea Patterson
President & CEO

Lea is an electronics and computer engineer. Lea is passionate about empowering universities and colleges to ensure high quality teaching and research are delivered in the most cost effective way.

Mr. Michael Skopal
Business Development Manager

Michael has been with the company since its inception. Michael is instrumental in spreading the word about all of the great work undertaken by Pilbara Group both in Australia and internationally.

Mr. Andrew Faulkner
Senior Software Architect & Consulting Manager

Andrew is our chief software architect and designer of the ACE modeling application. Andrew also developed the methodology for both the Historical University Management Model and the University Predictive Model and has extensive experience implementing both solutions. Andrew is also responsible for driving the benchmarking analysis for university clients.

Ms. Michelle Brooke
Senior Manager

Michelle implements, reviews, and updates cost model implementations for clients in Australia and the Unites States. Her client list includes Royal Australian Navy, US Navy, Medicare Australia, Australian Customs Service, NSW Health, QLD Health, and is now responsible for managing all the University implementations and updates.

Mr. Michael Gerding
U.S. Senior Manager

Michael is responsible for managing Pilbara Group’s US business and supporting the US clients. Michael has extensive experience with large-scale cost modeling implementation being directly involved with a number of enterprise implementations for the US Navy.