Evolution Business Systems
We have an exceptional team of consultants from all over the world and with years of experience working with financial systems. Our team of experienced consultants and developers include qualified accountants and degree qualified computer professionals (including web developers) supported by administration and management. Our team continually strive to update their knowledge of the products we support so they can offer valuable strategies and solutions so you can achieve the maximum benefit from your systems.
Paul brings years (since 1995) of business management industry experience to his role as Managing Director. A Director and founder of EBS, he has experience in systems specification and selection through to implementation, training and support across different industries. Following a BSc degree, Paul’s focus was on production and inventory management. This enabled Paul to travel and work in his home country, New Zealand, and led to roles with Berger British Paints, Dulux and Alliance Gas in Sydney, Melbourne and London. Paul moved back to Melbourne in 1996, accepting a senior role with William Buck Consulting. In 2001, Paul initiated a buyout of the Arrow Consulting Software Business from William Buck and setup independently as Evolution Business Systems. Paul enjoys Auskick, netball and Junior footy with his kids where he gets involved assisting in coaching, he also enjoys tennis and going to AFL matches when he can and is an avid Hawks supporter.
Jonathan brings over 20 years of management experience to his role as the Technical Director. In this role since 2006, he oversees and is actively involved in software implementations and development projects. With expertise in software development, support implementation and project management, Jonathan can envisage potential problems and identify them to improve the client experience and outcomes, like a mad scientist, behaviour, statistics and data are where he gets his insights from with a golden rule to always start at the beginning as there are no short cuts. Prior to joining EBS, Jonathan held the role of International Support Manager for Arrow Research Corporation, responsible for all Business Partners, Resellers and clients globally and managing a team of consultants and developers. Jonathan’s passion is to make a difference so he enjoys the opportunity to meet clients to assist with their business problems. Jonathan enjoys spending time with his family, technology and movies. Jonathan has a keen interest in health and the science of nutrition, an avid runner who enjoys getting out every day for a run. He also likes to get to the gym and takes Body Balance classes to help with recovery.
Kellie Preston joined the EBS team as Finance Manager in 2016. Kellie is a qualified CPA Accountant with over 15 years of management accounting and bookkeeping experience. She has worked in legal, web design, consultancy and tax firms in the UK and Australia. Over the last 10 years she has also done a heap of voluntary work in her local community here in Melbourne and in the UK. In her free time, Kellie enjoys Pilates classes and the gym, visiting markets and spending time with her family.
Caroline joined EBS in 2017, with more than 6 years professional marketing experience and more than 15 years experience in management, marketing, sales, and events in various industry sectors. Caroline brings to the team a creative and artistic flair with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a strong team player who has a strong work ethic. Caroline likes to stay active with yoga, swimming, squash and taking her furry child (Kelpie x) Diesel for long treks. You’ll always find her tinkering away with creative DIY projects, furniture and jewelry design and has a green thumb or two (we hear plant lady is the new cat lady?!)
Daniel began his professional working career in 2005 with Arrow Research Corporation as a support consultant to the Global Partner Network. Daniel joined EBS in 2007 and is a Lead Consultant. Since then he has worked with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Visual Arrow, Arrow SQL and Tencia as a consultant and developer. Daniel has extensive Microsoft SQL and Database Management experience. He is also experienced in local Payroll applications with both Arrow and Microsoft Dynamics NAV and has led Dynamics NAV implementations, providing training to multiple users and onsite support and guidance. Now focusing all of his time on Microsoft Dynamics NAV Daniel is one of our lead consultants. Daniel welcomes the opportunity to spend quality time with his daughters, he also enjoys quality wine and boutique beers and watching the Hawks in the AFL.
Elvin brings a wealth of experience to EBS. He graduated from University of the South Pacific in 2007 and has worked in Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementations since 2008, consulting, development and support across a wide range of industries including finance, education, government, hospitality, retail and textile industries. Elvin has strong business analysis skills gained through project implementation and consulting. He enjoys working with clients and delivering high quality solutions. Outside of work, Elvin likes watching movies and sport and spending time with his family and friends.
Katrine joined EBS in 2016 and has worked with Microsoft Dynamics NAV in Australia and Malaysia since 2003. Katrine has a successful track record in project managing, implementing and delivering high quality solutions. She likes to help customers translate their needs into business and user requirements. Katrine’s core skills are project implementation, business process re-engineering and vendor management with extensive qualifications in all facets of information systems methodology from preliminary analysis, system analysis, conceptual design through documentation, implementation, user training, quality review and enhancement. Katrine enjoys working on tasks simultaneously and being part of a great team.
Imran is a Microsoft Certified Professional .Net Developer with a passion for software development, with an in depth knowledge of object oriented programming and system architecture design. With over 12 years of software development experience including large scale complex web applications. An experienced Microsoft Dynamics NAV consultant, he has worked on the Jobs, Accounting and Manufacturing modules. With extensive customer facing experience and working with demanding, onshore and offshore clients from various countries including USA, UK, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Malaysia. Imran understands the industry very well and has a consistent record of delivering successful projects.
Jayser joined EBS in 2017 as a Technical Specialist. He has 6 years’ experience working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV on development and implementation projects as a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. Jayser has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys trekking, hiking, cave spelunking and other outdoor activity.
Ian joined EBS in 2017 as a .net Developer. Ian brings 9 years of software development experience with a focus on .net development and expertise in designing and developing application software using Microsoft technologies. Ian has broad knowledge of cybersecurity, web development and programming. Outside of the technology realm Ian enjoys car detailing, swimming in the open waters, walking his family dog, watching sports and documentaries.
Customer Support Specialist
Amado Tan Joined EBS in 2017 in our Customer Service team. Amado is a CPA and Business Analyst with more than 15 years experience in ERP Projects, 10 years of which as a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Functional Consultant. He is a Microsoft Certified Specialist for Dynamics NAV Core Setup and Finance. He has implementation and support experience on local and international ERP projects on industries such as Service, Non-Profit Organisations, Government and small retail organisations. Amado enjoys spending time with his children, watching movies and and travelling on family vacations. He also holds the official title of ‘Technical Support’ to his wife and kids with all new and existing household technologies and appliances. He is also known as the family taxi/repairman/chef.
Head of Security
A.K.A. Mr Corn enjoys eating salmon, chicken liver and the occasional postman. When he’s not barking at office visitors or sleeping under the boardroom table, he likes to run around the park chasing tennis balls.