Leadership Team

Neil Merola

Neil has over 25 years experience in consulting, recruitment, HR, business and financial management. Since Consultel Solutions joined the group, Neil has had the opportunity to champion many significant initiatives including, major customer growth and solution expansion. Neil previously held key roles in Adecco IT and ET, Ajilon (now Modis) where he was responsible for the commercial management of all major clients accounts.

 
 

Guhan Bala

Head of Consultel Solutions
 

Guhan Bala

Guhan Bala is the Head of Consultel Solutions, and he leads the growth strategy and customer development programs for the business. Guhan has 20 years of in-depth IT and consulting leadership experience. Guhan joined us from DXC Technology where he was Managing Partner. Previously he has held Executive and Leadership roles at Avanade (subsidiary of Accenture), IBM Global Business Services and PwC Consulting.

 
 

Roland Hambleton

Manager Professional Service
 

Roland Hambleton

A technology thought leader, Roland oversees the operations and delivery of Consultel Solutions professional practices, being Business IT & Planning Services, Change Management Services, Critical Event Management (CEM) and Cloud Services. Roland leads the development of technology strategies, IT transformation plans and road maps for numerous enterprise and government clients, as well as managed supplier engagements and complex projects.

 
 

Larissa Farnan

Head of People Solutions
 

Larissa Farnan

Larissa heads up People Solutions at Consultel Solutions and is the Account Director for the Volkswagen Group Australia. Larissa’s solid foundation of HR experience was gained from 15 years in the corporate banking sector in AU and NZ. She is also a certified Training Facilitator. Larissa has a distinctive ability to enable a productive workforce, utilising her talent for capitalising on an individual’s potential.

 
 

John Reynolds

Senior Resource Consultant
 

John Reynolds

John has 30+ years experience in the recruitment industry specialising in the telecommunications industry. John had 20 years’ experience as an telecommunications expert, as a Telecommunications Engineer, Consultant and Senior Project Manager working within the ICT sector.

 
 

Sally Clifton

Head of Customer Development and Experience
 

Sally Clifton

Within Consultel Solutions, Sally is responsible for developing brand enhancement strategies and customer experience initiatives. The amalgamation of Marketing and CX  allows us to build a stronger marketing and customer service alignment that will ensure our brand promises are being delivered through an individualised customer experience.