Meet The Team

Scott Cook - Principal,

Advisory Services

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Scott has extensive experience in the areas of Passenger Facilitation and Biometric Border Control Systems.  He has been a central figure in the introduction of biometrics into Australian International Airports and has successfully delivered several generations of SmartGate projects working with the Australian Government.

His keen interest lies in assisting clients to realise their full potential.  By working closely with clients he is able to formulate intuitive, intelligent strategies to increase efficiencies and ultimately enhance profitability.  

David Lee - Principal, 

Project Services

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David has intimate knowledge of planning and delivery in airport operational environments, including the sensitivities around effective stakeholder management, facilitating negotiations and commercial dealings, approvals and effect of disruptions to aviation asset owners.

His strengths in delivery of projects lie in his base skills in technical understanding and his demonstrated experience in passenger facilitation systems.  Having established and successfully delivered numerous civil infrastructure, terminal planning, facilitation and terminal efficiency projects, David has proven skills and expertise in delivering projects in aviation related operational environments. His involvement in delivering biometric capabilities extends from the first generation roll-out of SmartGates in 2007.

Walton Ng - Consultant,

Project Services 

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Walton, a certified Agile Scrum Master and a Prince2 Practitioner, is a project manager with acquired industry knowledge in Agile, and Waterfall.  He has worked with clients from both Government, multinational corporations, and startups, and delivered projects across Australia & New Zealand, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe.

Walton has proven
skills and experience in delivering IT projects such as virtualisation, automation and cloud migration, internet of things, storage etc. His interests lie in biometrics, cybersecurity, and customer success. 

Caleb Coffey - Consultant,

Project Services 

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Caleb is an ambitious individual with a proven track record in Data Analytics, Consulting, and Project Management. With his foothold in business analytics Caleb began his career at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand before venturing off to Shenzhen, China,

 

 

 

 

 

where he worked as a Project Manager for ZURU – A top ten global toy company. In his current capacity, Caleb has focused on assisting Airport Partners with Data Analytics, and Security Solution providers in Project Management services.

Tony Collyer - 
Business Analyst

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Tony is an exceptional, results-driven leader who loves to work with our growing clientele as an experienced Business Analyst and Test Manager. 

Tony is eager to help our clients, adding a personal touch to our excellent services.  Tony has extensive experience in both generations of SmartGates, working as a business analyst and test manager. He also has years of experience of supporting Defence with their IT projects as test manager and within the Passport Office of DFAT.

Level 8, 10 Arrivals Court, Mascot, Sydney, NSW 2020, Australia info@avatas.com.au  |  
Tel: +61 (2) 9304-4029

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