Our People

Delivering complex and challenging IT solutions.

Management Team

Avocado Consulting is focused on delivering IT change and transformation for Australia’s largest companies and Government agencies. With an extensive history of delivering high profile solutions.

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CEO

Gerardo Barranquero

Gerardo has more than 25 years IT experience, starting out in the Financial Services and Telecommunications industries at some of Australasia’s biggest companies.

Gerardo leads Avocado in delivering the business strategy and supporting key client relationships. He works closely with his leadership team to drive business development, consultant development and practice management. He is proud of the strong growth and reputation that Avocado has achieved and firmly believes it is a reflection of the company’s culture of repeat business instilled in a pool of very talented Avocado consultants.

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Head of Service Delivery

Tony Rabottini

Tony has over 25 years’ experience in technology and has been with Avocado for over 15 years.
Commencing his consulting career within quality assurance, Tony later took on business leadership and management roles. He has consulted across a variety of industries including Investment and Wealth Management, Healthcare, Telecommunications and Government.
Tony is experienced in strategy, organisational change, management and delivery of complex IT transformation and business change. He is involved in management consulting, business and strategic development, client management, and operational leadership and management.
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General Manager, Business Technology Solutions

Zana Stojanovski

Zana has over 13 years’ experience in managing and delivering projects. After working as a consultant at Avocado for nine years, last year she joined the operations team to manage the Southern Region.

With experience across business and IT initiatives, Zana delivers large and complex strategic programs of work. Her career commenced in change management and evolved into testing, analysis, project and program management roles.

At Avocado, Zana is involved in consultant care, business development, delivery of quality assurance, client relationship management and operational leadership.

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Principal Consultant

Terry Doherty

Terry has been an IT professional for more than 30 years and has held a number of senior management roles covering both day-to-day line management and operational delivery.

Since 1997, Terry has been consulting as a Senior Test Manager and has worked across a wide range of applications, environments and industries.

Terry established Avocado Consulting with Gerardo Barranquero and has contributed his vast knowledge and expertise to assist in growing the organisation over this time.

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Service Delivery Manager

Eugenio Papa

Eugenio has over 20 years’ experience in both the Business and IT industries primarily in Financial Services and Government.

He has worked across various industries and in several countries. Eugenio has been involved and also managed many large programs and projects including large scale Business and IT transformations.

Eugenio is a Service Delivery Manager at Avocado Consulting. He is involved in business development, delivery of consulting services, client relationship management, consultant care and operational leadership.

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Principal Consultant Client Delivery

John Brandon

John is a highly successful IT manager with over 30 years’ experience across a number of industries including oil and gas, finance, gaming, transport, government and health.

John started his career as a developer and now has a proven track record of leading departments and projects in order to achieve strategic outcomes for his clients.

With a global in-depth experience of complex IT projects working all over the world, John has an in-depth knowledge of all aspect leading to successful project delivery.

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Manager, People and Culture

Tahlana Hackett

Tahlana manages the shared administration services across the various departments of the business including Human Resources and Recruitment, Finance and Payroll, Operations, Client Services and IT support.

Tahlana is responsible for facilitating the smooth running of operations on a day-to-day basis, and the effective flow of information between all key stakeholders.

Delivering high operational competence and service quality whilst supporting the delivery of key business strategies and operational priorities, Tahlana is focused on improving processes and administration efficiencies to support the continued growth of Avocado.