Meet the Team

From all corners of the world
Our team members are passionate about solving problems

Peter

PETER MANIATIS

Managing Director

With nearly 30 years in IT&T and product innovation, Peter is passionate about creating value for his customers. Peter believes in the power of forming strong partnerships and is always looking for ways to use technology to improve business. His open and honest approach has lead RedFig into many successful partnerships and client relationships. Prior to RedFig, Peter was a founding partner in the procurement startup BOMweb, and he held business development roles at Honeywell and IBM.

Jim

JIM MANIATIS

Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer

Jim leads the operations of RedFig Network Services. He provides the team with strong leadership, bringing more than 30 years experience in the telecommunications industry into the role. With expertise across technology strategy, major program delivery, and commercial management, Jim has held executive positions in Telstra and Lucent Technology, as well as business development positions with Nokia Siemens Networks and CSG.

Kim

KIM REA

Chief Technology Officer

Kim plays a key role in leading the strategic development of RedFig’s technology program. In his role as Chief Technology Officer, he works closely with our development teams and customers to ensure our solutions achieve business and technical objectives. Kim has played key technology and architecture roles in the deployment of major network across Europe and Australia.

Brian

BRIAN RENWICK

Chief Finance Officer

Brian oversees RedFig’s finances and commercial activities. He is an experienced senior business executive with international finance and operational management experience across a range of product intensive industries. Brian plays a key role in strategic planning and ensuring operational alignment within the business.

Garry

GARRY GANIS

Executive Director Sales

As Director of Business Development & Sales, Garry plays a lead role in supporting clients through the engagement process. His passion is developing strategic relationships with decision makers and business stakeholders, ensuring our clients get maximum value and strategic business advantage from our solutions. Garry draws on his 28 years of commercial experience and proven success delivering business outcomes through solution and service innovation. Garry has held a number of senior positions with Telstra delivering customer outcomes in the areas of Network Rationalisation & Planning, Cloud Infrastructure Deployment and Digital Media Proximity Marketing Solutions.

Mark

MARK SHEPHERDSON

Head of Program Management Officer

Mark is passionate about technology strategy and major technology programs and values the opportunity to deliver game-changing technology solutions. Mark has over 25 years international experience in major technology programs, technology strategy and planning, consulting and business development.  Mark’s experience includes senior roles in engineering, program management and consulting, across the aerospace, defence, telecommunications, IT and media industries.

Manny

MANNY ESPINO

Head of Support

Manny leads the RedFig Support Group. The team has been engaged to support nation-wide broadcast services network for Australia’s largest telecommunications businesses. With nearly 30 years of diverse media industry experience in Canada and Australia, Manny contributes valuable hands-on engineering and technical knowledge to our deployments and ongoing post-deployment support.

Nicole

NICOLE KATSOULIS

People, Culture & Business Support

Nicole manages the RedFig office and oversees all aspects of people and culture. Nicole has experience in Training and Development and has been a tutor in Management at Monash University. With an Honours degree in Commerce from Monash, Nicole applies her interests in HR Strategy to build cohesive and capable teams.

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