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NSW Local Government

We take pride in our commitment to empowering local government in New South Wales through a comprehensive suite of services designed to enhance operational efficiency and security. With an extensive track record of servicing federal, state, and local government agencies since 2013, we understand the unique challenges and demands of the public sector.

IT services & consulting for

NSW Local Government

Government

We take pride in our commitment to empowering local government in New South Wales through a comprehensive suite of services designed to enhance operational efficiency and security. With an extensive track record of servicing federal, state, and local government agencies since 2013, we understand the unique challenges and demands of the public sector.

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SOCO (ASX:SOC) is one of Australia’s leading Information Technology (IT) consultancies – putting people at the very centre of what we do. Our goal is to become a trusted partner, a humble expert and champion, working with our clients in the background to make BIG ideas real.

Since 2013, we’ve been delivering enterprise-grade solutions built on Microsoft Cloud technology. Everything from new intranets, system integrations, Artificial-Intelligence (AI) and business automation to Enterprise Resource Planning, digital strategy and architecture, and document and information management systems.

The key to SOCO’s success is its unique 4D (Discover, Design, Deliver, Drive®) methodology, designed to de-risk projects for all parties, placing genuine partnership at the heart of client relationships; and SOCO’s proprietary Small. Packets. Of. Work® concept, an agile approach to project delivery, creating fit-for-purpose solutions and genuine organizational value over time.

As a people business, SOCO seeks to maintain competitive advantage by creating exceptional employment experiences for our team. In both 2022 and 2023, SOCO proudly achieved certification as a Great Place to Work®, a testament to our commitment to creating an exceptional workplace for our employees, your extended team. 

SOCO is a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Modern Work, Business Applications and Data & AI Azure.

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We deliver powerful

business solutions

SOCO provides the following service areas to local government clients in New South Wales.

Professional Services

Get expert advice and guidance from SOCO’s specialist consultants and advisors. We offer high-level services for local government customers in NSW, covering areas such as IT strategy, digital transformation, business analysis, and more. We follow the LGP contract requirements and conditions.

Managed Services

Get reliable and flexible IT support and services from SOCO’s managed services. We offer a range of solutions for local government customers in NSW, covering help desk, network, security, cloud, and more. We comply with the LGP contract requirements and conditions.

Business process automation

Development Services

Create custom software applications to meet your specific needs with SOCO’s development services. We offer bespoke solutions for local government customers in NSW, covering software development, customisation, data migration, and more. We deliver quality products that comply with the LGP contract requirements and conditions.

Cybersecurity

Secure your digital assets and maintain data integrity with SOCO’s cybersecurity solutions. In partnership with Spartan Security, we provide robust protection across your network, applications, and cloud systems, ensuring seamless security in a connected world.

We have developed deep

industry expertise

across many sectors and disciplines

Our clients place their trust in us because of our remarkable ability to navigate and drive forward complex projects, often involving multiple stakeholders, while consistently delivering systems on time and within budget.

Our new Sales dashboards have proved particularly effective, highlighting pipelines, forecasts and actuals, ensuring the leadership team have real time information and can make informed decisions regarding delivery and expansion.

Mark Pearce
TAE Aerospace, Chief Information Officer

SOCO’s appreciation and awareness of SharePoint and how to get the most out of it is superb! Their solutions are  thoughtful, considered and appropriate for the users and the business. They are a delight to work with at all times.

Gerard Ninnes
Clean Energy Regulator, Digital & Creative Senior Advisor

The success of this project could not have been achieved without SOCO, and the fact that users are already looking at expanding the DMS towards workflows and Excel collaboration, less than a month after go live is testament to this! Thanks to every one of  you, and looking forward to working on together on the next stage of Austin’s SharePoint journey.

Rochelle Oberholzer
Austin Engineering, Group Risk Manager

SOCO have changed the way we work with and support our SharePoint environment. They are an awesome addition to our arsenal of IT providers, they’re great to deal with and extremely good at what they do. We wouldn’t be without them!

Brian Carroll
MPC Kinetic, IT Manager

How we work

It’s not complicated, but it does make a difference
Small. Packets. Of. Work.®
Whether you have a large Intranet or system integration project, or a small set of bug fixes to an existing application – first we undertake a small, fixed price engagement to understand your needs.

We Discover. Then we analyse your requirements, and propose a program of mini projects that will bring you closer to your goals – we Design. Then you authorise whichever mini projects you like, and we make it happen – we Deliver. Along the way we offer custom training, governance and support to increase system adoption and business value – we Drive. Simple.

1 Discover.
A shared understanding of success.
2 Design.
A vision of the future.
3 Deliver.
Creating meaningful solutions.
4 Drive.
Ensuring ongoing value is delivered.

 SOCO way.

Maximise value with the SOCO way.
Our 4D methodology makes the magic happen – and has been trusted by Australian government agencies and businesses since 2013. Whether our client is a large government department, a corporate powerhouse, a growing SMB, or a five-person shop – all of them tell us that they love our approach as is minimises risk, builds trust, and maximises value.

Meet the team

Working shoulder to shoulder with you,
SOCO helps make your big ideas real.
We’ve developed a team of talented and resourceful people who have the Microsoft certifications and industry experience to deliver outcomes with positive impact.
All SOCO staff are permanent employees, based in Australia.
Erik Caraian

Erik Caraian

Senior Functional Consultant, D365
Neb Miletic SOCO Canberra Team

Neb Miletic

Consultant, D365
Dante Pillon

Dante Pillon

Associate Consultant, D365
Priscilla Liew PRACTICE MANAGER, BUSINESS CENTRAL at SOCO

Priscilla Liew

Practice Manager, Business Central
Zehra

Zehra Hussain

Senior Consultant, D365
Alan

Alan Abery

Principal Consultant, D365
Luca Caruso PRACTICE MANAGER, D365 at SOCO

Luca Caruso

Practice Manager, D365
Bronwyn Healing CONSULTANT, BUSINESS CENTRAL at SOCO

Bronwyn Healing

Consultant, Business Central
Marcus Elias (2)

Marcus Elias

Principal Consultant, D365
Luke Harris SENIOR CONSULTANT, D365 at SOCO

Luke Harris

Senior Consultant, D365
Nirali Sheth ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT, D365 at SOCO

Nirali Sheth

Associate Consultant, D365
Jen Gianoulis CONSULTANT, D365 at SOCO

Jen Gianoulis

CONSULTANT, D365
Ruan Kilan SENIOR CONSULTANT, D365 at SOCO

Ruan Kilian

Senior Consultant, D365
Thilanka

Thilanka Silva

Senior Consultant, D365
Simon Smith

Simon Smith

Consultant, D365

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Greg Larkins Practice Manager Modern Workplace

Greg Larkins

Practice Manager, Modern Workplace (M365)
Kaja Pukk SENIOR CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Kaja Pukk

Senior Consultant, M365
Amanda Home SENIOR CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Amanda Home

Senior Consultant, M365
Arnie Raju PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Arnie Raju

Principal Consultant, M365
Steve Middleton SENIOR CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Steve Middleton

Senior Consultant, M365
Colin Beresford SENIOR CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Colin Beresford

Senior Consultant, M365
Dan Stevenson ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Daniel Stevenson

Associate Consultant, M365
Jack Payne CONSULTANT, M365 at SOCO

Jack Payne

Consultant, M365
Sam

Sam Hanratty

Senior Technical Consultant, M365
Raja

Raja Ramakrishna

Senior Consultant, M365
Jonathan

Jonathan Comfort

Consultant, M365
Sarvesh Gunda

Sarvesh Gunda

Consultant, M365
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Jack Ellis IT Support Officer at SOCO

Jack Ellis

IT Support Officer
Umar Riaz

Umar Riaz

Solution Architect
Thomas Sheridan SOCO

Thomas Sheridan

Senior Technical Specialist
Christophe Demangeot

Christophe Demangeot

Practice Manager, CIA
Harry Sofas

Harry Sofas

Senior Technical Specialist
Hersh_Ojha

Hersh Ojha

Solution Architect
Christian Teh

Christian Teh

Senior Azure Developer, Solution Architect
Naveen

Naveen Gabriel

Consultant
Ben Coates

Ben Coates

Technical Architect
Harish

Harish Majeti

Consultant
Daniel Chee

Daniel Chee

Senior Functional Consultant
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Sashbank Singh Microsoft 365 Administrator

Sashank Singh

Microsoft 365 Administrator
Huy Ngo Enterprise Architecture Manager at SOCO

Huy Ngo

Enterprise Architecture Manager
Heath Steer, Senior Cloud Engineer

Heath Steer

Senior Cloud Engineer
Joachim Milsom Technical and Assurance Enablement

Joachim Milsom

Technical and Assurance Enablement
Joshua Mak - Operations Manager at SOCO (Canberra)

Joshua Mak

Operations Manager
Jules Zanetti Technology Strategist and Architect at SOCO

Jules Zanetti

Technology Strategist and Architect
Adam Granquist General Manager - Operations (Canberra)

Adam Granquist

General Manager - Operations (Canberra)

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Myriam Corona Galindo

Myriam Corona Galindo

Senior Project Manager
Tony Consolino

Tony Consolino

Senior Project Manager
Kurt

Kurt Errera

Senior Project Manager
Laurel Fox Business Analyst at SOCO

Laurel Fox

Business Analyst
Greg Gough PRACTICE MANAGER, PMO at SOCO

Greg Gough

Practice Manager
Rod Palmer Senior Project Manager

Rod Palmer

Senior Project Manager
Matt Winwood BUSINESS ANALYST at SOCO

Matt Winwood

Business Analyst
Trajan Goldsworthy SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER at SOCO

Trajan Goldsworthy

Senior Project Manager
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JF Tixeront - Senior BDM

JF Tixeront

Senior Business Development Manager
Elly Whitehouse - Account Manager at SOCO

Elly Whitehouse

Account Manager
Joanne Kennard Administration Manager at SOCO

Joanne Kennard

Administration Manager
Tom Rock Executive Director of Brand and Culture at SOCO

Tom Rock

Executive Director, Strategy Brand & Culture
Sebastian Rizzo CEO at SOCO

Sebastian Rizzo

Chief Executive Officer
Chris Stokes General Manager of Operations at SOCO

Chris Stokes

General Manager, Operations
Steve Parks - Chief Financial Officer

Steve Parks

Chief Financial Officer
Karen Kennedy Wright Head of People and Culture at SOCO

Karen Kennedy Wright

Head of People + Culture
Natasha Reynolds Head of Partnerships at SOCO

Natasha Reynolds

Head of Partnerships
Grace Tiong - Head of Marketing at SOCO

Grace Tiong

Head of Marketing
Tremaine Business Development Manager at SOCO

Tremaine Naicker

Business Development Manager
Julie Stokes, Senior Account Manager

Julie Stokes

Senior Account Manager
Nicole Rich Talent Acquisition Manager at SOCO

Nicole Rich

Talent Acquisition Manager
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Tom Rock Executive Director of Brand and Culture at SOCO

Tom Rock

Executive Director, Strategy Brand & Culture
Sebastian Rizzo CEO at SOCO

Sebastian Rizzo

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Parks - Chief Financial Officer

Steve Parks

Chief Financial Officer

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Tom Rock Executive Director of Brand and Culture at SOCO

Tom Rock

Executive Director, Strategy Brand & Culture
Sebastian Rizzo CEO at SOCO

Sebastian Rizzo

Chief Executive Officer
Khatiza Brown – Non-Executive Director

Khatiza Brown

Non-Executive Director
Thomas Stianos, Non-Executive Chair

Thomas Stianos

Non-Executive Chair

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Sashbank Singh Microsoft 365 Administrator

Sashank Singh

Microsoft 365 Administrator
Huy Ngo Enterprise Architecture Manager at SOCO

Huy Ngo

Enterprise Architecture Manager
JF Tixeront - Senior BDM

JF Tixeront

Senior Business Development Manager
Heath Steer, Senior Cloud Engineer

Heath Steer

Senior Cloud Engineer
Joachim Milsom Technical and Assurance Enablement

Joachim Milsom

Technical and Assurance Enablement
Joshua Mak - Operations Manager at SOCO (Canberra)

Joshua Mak

Operations Manager
Jules Zanetti Technology Strategist and Architect at SOCO

Jules Zanetti

Technology Strategist and Architect
Adam Granquist General Manager - Operations (Canberra)

Adam Granquist

General Manager - Operations (Canberra)
Jack Ellis IT Support Officer at SOCO

Jack Ellis

IT Support Officer
Greg Larkins Practice Manager Modern Workplace

Greg Larkins

Practice Manager, Modern Workplace (M365)
Elly Whitehouse - Account Manager at SOCO

Elly Whitehouse

Account Manager
Joanne Kennard Administration Manager at SOCO

Joanne Kennard

Administration Manager
Myriam Corona Galindo

Myriam Corona Galindo

Senior Project Manager
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