Axel is an Enterprise Architecture consultant, specialising in EA governance, business architecture/strategy and in setting up EA practices in medium to large organisations and/or auditing EA practices to ensure best fit with the organisation’s chosen methodology and framework.
Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Axel has held various senior positions including Principal ICT Strategist and Principal Advisor (EA, Project/Program Assurance and ICT Strategic Policy).
Responsibilities have included ICT Resource Strategic Planning, Mobile Access Service Architecture, EA design and implementation, Business Analysis, Change Management, Systems Management, Project/Program Management, design of information and infrastructure cybersecurity and resilience architecture as well as configuring complex security controls for Assurance and Auditing.
Axel is also the author of the Strategic Information and Resources Framework (SIRF™), an innovative framework designed to maximise capabilities usage and increase overall enterprise maturity; as well as the Asset Security Classification Management (ASCM™) framework, which aims at solving the inconsistencies of security classification across the board.
Axel has an outstanding record as a trainer and is recognised for the depth of his knowledge and his ability to draw on real-world case studies and examples from direct personal experience.
His formal qualifications include Baccalaureate in Mathematics, Physics and Biology, Bachelor of Information Technology (QUT) in Networking and Security, Graduate Certificate in Business & Technology (part of the MBT at UNSW).
Axel is accredited to deliver training courses in TOGAF, CISSP, DevOps (DASA and DevOps Institute CEDF), Six Sigma and Business Architecture and is qualified in ITIL, PRINCE2, MSP and CISA
"The course met the expectations brilliantly. Axel is extremely passionate about the subject and the sessions prove that. The course material and the teaching have provided me with substantial confidence and knowledge to attempt the exam. Thank you ALC and Axel." - Systems Domain Architect, SingTel Optus Pty Ltd
"Hello Axel, I have completed my certification. Scored 85% and 80% respectively in Foundation and Certified. You are of great help. More importantly thanks for giving the tips." - Phani, InfoSys
“I attended TOGAF training delivered by Axel. I found his knowledge of the content to be extensive and his real-world experience to be thorough and credible. I would happily recommend him as an instructor / trainer.”
- Guy Kelly, National Team Leader - Innovation & Client Service Architects, Dimension Data
"I would be happy to recommend Axel to all those looking at a TOGAF training course. His subject matter expertise in TOGAF and his ability to relate to real world examples and experience was fundamental in helping me passing my exam." - Daniel Garcia, IT Architect, Strategy and PMO Manager at ANSTO
"Hi Ax. I was lucky enough to attend your TOGAF course in Perth a few weeks ago. Today I sat my combined exam and managed 95% in section 1, and 90% in section 2! I’m very happy with that result Thank you for setting me up for success. " - Todd Walker, LinkedIn Post