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Meet the team


Gráinne Oates

Dr Gráinne Oates is the CEO and Founder of Quitch. She is also a leading educator in the accounting field, and currently holds the position of Associate Professor in Accounting at Swinburne Business School. Dr Oates has taught at a tertiary level both in Australia and internationally. She is a passionate educator and is motivated to improve the student learning experience through the use of innovative technologies.


Sandra Campos Carpenter

Sandra has built a strong customer-focused career over the past 12 years, having worked in varied sectors across different cultures, including the tertiary sector and agency environment. Her experience ranges from customer-focused and international marketing roles across the business to business and business to consumer markets. Her main area of interest is in helping businesses internationalise by advising on and executing internationalisation strategies, cross-cultural negotiations and international marketing.


Jessica Pitcher

Jessica Pitcher is the User Interface & Graphic Designer for Quitch. Jessica has been involved with numerous organisations including Heide Museum of Modern Art, BLINDSIDE and Chapter House Lane. She holds a Bachelor of Visual Communication (Honours) from Monash University.


Craig Baird

Craig Baird is a software engineer and lead developer at Quitch. Craig has 10+ years experience in software development including development of paging systems used by many large hospitals and aged care centres across Australia, development of software for a range of products used in air traffic control in several places across the world including Lagos and Hong Kong, and in-game development, having worked on titles such as; Need For Speed: No Limits, Real Racing 3 and The Sims Freeplay. He enjoys the creative side of development and mentoring more junior members of the team.


Victoria Thavamani

Victoria Thavamani is a Software Developer at Quitch. She holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering degree from GITAM University, India. She has over 4 years of experience as a software developer. Victoria has been involved in various software development projects in the past and brings with her valuable experience & knowledge. She wears any challenging hat that is thrown at her and completes it with a wide smile. She is passionate about how the web leads the world today and likes to constantly experiment with emerging technologies and new techniques. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and loves trying new food.


Roxana Sefton

Roxana Sefton is a Customer Success and Marketing Assistant at Quitch. She has completed a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University of Technology. With a background spanning multiple industries including retail and hospitality, Roxana is able to adapt to the various needs of our fantastic customers through both her customer success and marketing responsibilities. Roxana brings incredible energy to the team and is passionate about seeing Quitch customers succeed and achieve their goals through Quitch.


Callum Hawke

Callum is a QA Test Analyst at Quitch. With a diverse work background, he takes pride in his attention to detail and focuses on working with teams towards a goal. Working around the world in various sectors including a trade, and hospitality, his focus on customer satisfaction is paramount as well as bridging the divide between stakeholders and the tech-savvy. He has a bachelor of computer science from Swinburne University, majoring in Internet of Things.


Kevin Bronowicki

Kevin Bronowicki is a software developer at Quitch. He has completed a bachelor of computer science degree from Swinburne University, majoring in Cybersecurity. Working alongside Cybersecurity researchers on various projects surrounding the analysis of advanced cyberthreats, he brings both security and software development knowledge and experience to the team. He is ready to take on any challenge thrown at him and is motivated to master his skills at Quitch. He enjoys keeping up to date with the latest cyberthreats and all things tech, may it be software or hardware related.


Michael Boag

Michael Boag is a software developer at Quitch. He has completed multiple degrees including a Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Games and Interactivity and a Bachelor of Computer Science. Michael’s technical knowledge and experience paired with his passion for game development, computer science and creativity have made him a perfect fit for the team. Michael enjoys trail biking in his time off.


Matthew Huang

Matthew Huang is a Marketing Coordinator at Quitch. He studied a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing at Swinburne University of Technology and has a background in retail and digital marketing. Matthew loves a challenge and enjoys marketing the Quitch through various avenues including social media, video, written content and more. Outside of work he enjoys photography and playing basketball.


Gary Symons

Gary brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the private equity and investment space. He has held the position of Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of one of Australia’s largest and most successful investment platforms (Bankers Trust). He has been a Non-Executive Director of one of Australia’s largest wealth management groups (NAB Wealth), as well as Cambridge Industrial Property Trust (Singapore listed REIT) and has been Chair of RetireAustralia as well as GPT’s wholesale investment management platform.


Oji Udezue

Oji Udezue (Former Head of Product for Communications tools, Atlassian). Oji is an innovation-focused and multi-disciplined business leader and general manager with a proven track record for building products and bringing them to market while managing and mentoring high-performance teams. He is a US-based startup mentor, entrepreneur and investor. Oji builds products that enhance the way we live and work. Oji spent a decade with the team that built Windows, before joining the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater. Oji successfully created then divested tech company Intermingl.


Reed Leighton

Reed Leighton is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of Leighton O’Brien, responsible for leading the organisation’s global operations and strategic direction. Reed began his career at Shell where he managed Shell’s Australian retail and distribution network for safety, environmental and security compliance. Reed is a well-known industry leader in software and engineering services for the global oil industry. Reed’s responsibility at Quitch is establishing the strategic business development function to drive top-line revenue, for the domestic market and establishing the global distribution model.