Petar Bielovich
Petar Bielovich
General Manager

Petar has an impressive history in consulting and leadership positions and heads up Mentum Systems. Petar has over 20 years’ experience in Professional Services during which he has led the integration of ideas, people, strategies, processes and technology. Working for PwC, IBM, Acularo and now Mentum Systems, he has worked across the industries of Defence and National Security, industrial products, consumer products, banking, professional services and Government, in South Africa, the USA and Australia.

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Mark Linkson
Mark Linkson
Chief Technology Officier

As CTO, Mark leads technical delivery for client projects and Mentum Systems’ product innovation. With an IT career spanning over twenty-five years, Mark has industry experience in ICT, Defence and National Security, telecommunications, legal, professional services, law enforcement, and Government. Mark has a unique and engaging manner and is highly skilled in understanding clients’ needs. His professional approach to system architecture and proven ability to develop and lead high performing technical teams consistently leads to successful outcomes.

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Jess OMeara
Jessica O'Meara
Executive Director, Consulting and Delivery

Jessica leads our consulting practice and delivery across all of Mentum Systems’ client projects. Whilst predominantly working in and with government agencies for more than fifteen years, Jessica has experience across a range of industry sectors including science, telecommunications and finance. Jessica often works as a trusted advisor to senior management in both business and ICT. Her consulting expertise embraces strategic advisory services, governance, program management, organisational change and business performance improvement.

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Alex Bouma
Alex Bouma
Group Chief Executive

With over 25 years of experience in applying smart technology to businesses across the globe, Alex is our Chief Executive and responsible for driving a growth strategy for Mentum System’s parent company, the Optimation Group, which includes companies across New Zealand and Australia. Alex’s experience spans multiple industries from Government and Defence to the private sector. He has a special focus on the wider Justice Sector eco-system as part of Optimation Group’s key relationship with NZ Corrections. Alex was formerly an executive at HP for 14 years, with his last role there running Global Delivery of Application Services across Australia and NZ into India, The Philippines and China.

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George Rooks
George Rooks
Client Director

George, as Client Director, is focused on supporting clients across National Security, Corrective Services and the Defence Sector. After nearly 25 years in Defence, George has developed extensive experience in the Australian and New Zealand Corrective Services market where he previously held the role of COO/Director Care and Justice for G4S across in Australian and New Zealand. George was an officer in the New Zealand Defence Force, including serving as a Military Attaché in Canberra. As a practising Project Director, George brings a wealth of consulting, leadership, and program management skills to the team.

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