With Fronde, accelerate the world we live in.

Fronde delivers successful business outcomes across strategy, consulting, digital, operations and technology. We're solving today’s problems, with tomorrow’s technologies.

Today, market share is not enough to guarantee success. Businesses are at risk from new and existing competitors who are reinventing their business models, redefining customer experiences and challenging the status quo.

Our consulting and technology implementations are based on a relentless commitment to problem-solving and innovation, to openness and collaboration. We guide programme execution and ongoing improvement that combines the best of existing, new, and future technologies. We help customers execute and continuously improve, achieving exceptional business outcomes.

Our uniqueness comes from our team's ability to challenge your thinking, your processes and technologies which may be holding your organisation back. We apply our values equally to ourselves and to our customers.

One team. Multiple offices.
We work with our customers across Australia and New Zealand from Wellington (HQ), Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Manila.

For over 25 years, our solutions have enabled our customers to continue their growth.

Our Leadership Team

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Emma Watson

Chief Operating Officer

Emma Watson has broad executive leadership experience from General Management, Finance and Strategy roles within multi-nationals and SME’s alike. She is responsible for commercial and financial leadership, working collaboratively with the Executive team both to improve Fronde’s own business performance, and also to ensure we apply the same thinking to drive great commercial outcomes for our customers.

Previous executive roles include Asia Pacific Director – Strategy, Innovation and Technology, for Wolters Kluwer responsible for M&A, strategic planning, innovation and customer experience initiatives; and Managing Director of CCH New Zealand Ltd.

A UK qualified Chartered Accountant; Emma held senior finance roles in a range of professional services, publishing and software development companies earlier in her career.

Emma is also a Board Member of the Marketing Association and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

James Valentine

Chief Technology Officer

James Valentine is one of Australasia's leading experts in next-generation technologies & business transformation. He specialises in consultative engagements aligning business and digital goals to create successful outcomes for customers. 

James is a passionate advocate for enabling customers to accelerate the world we live in and helping customers maximise the value from existing, new and emerging technologies. James joined Fronde in 2004 where he now holds an executive position leading Fronde's technology vision to its customers and staff. 

He has architected and led the delivery of numerous solutions across a range of technologies and platforms for organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Jan Mottram

General Manager, People & Culture

Career HR professional, Jan Mottram, has the executive-level role of GM People and Culture at Fronde.

Jan is a seasoned HR professional, who joined Fronde from Vodafone, where she had 20 years of experience as HR Director in three countries - New Zealand, Ireland and Qatar. Prior to joining Vodafone Jan worked in a variety of industries - information technology, financial services and manufacturing, and in 2002 was awarded "HR Person of the Year" by the professional HR body in New Zealand.

Jan is responsible for developing and implementing Fronde's people and culture strategy to support its' business goals. In particular, she is responsible for culture, employee satisfaction, performance management, talent management, recruitment, learning and development, leadership development, remuneration and health and safety.

Jan has a B.Sc degree in Microbiology from Bristol University in the UK.

Don McLean

Head of Sales and Marketing, ANZ

Don McLean has vast experience in the IT & Telecoms industry across sales, marketing, technical and management functions. He has worked across Europe and Asia and successfully built businesses from start-up to multi-million dollar revenues, including companies that have featured in the BRW Fast 100.

As the former co-founder of Fronde’s acquired cloud design and integration business, OnlineOne, Don has been delivering cloud-based business systems for over 10 years in the areas of accounting, distribution, e-commerce and collaboration through the cloud enterprise resource planning tool, NetSuite. Don also sits as a member of NetSuite's Business Partner Advisory Council (BPAC), and actively represents Australia and New Zealand NetSuite partners in this strategic business forum.

Don has a BSc(Hons) in Computing Science, University of Stirling and a MBA from Manchester Business School.

Why work at Fronde?

Work with
smart people

Join some of the most talented people in Australasia, collaborating across disciplines and offices to solve problems with the best.

Challenge and
be challenged

Apply your skills to challenge
the norm and create new and innovative solutions. From large organisations to hi-tech start ups and internal work, the variety of clients means each project brings new challenges.

Embrace the
leading edge

Immerse yourself in the latest technologies to bring new ideas to liberate clients from traditional IT - whether developing software, consulting, or implementing
partner products.

Learn,
develop, share

Grasp the opportunities to develop your career, sharing and expanding your knowledge in the process.
You’ll have the freedom to diversify or specialise while gaining globally recognised qualifications.

Have life-work
balance

Keep a balance between work and other things that are important to you by enjoying the flexibility
that Fronde offers.