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Meet the Team

Somerville is an Australian-owned organisation, and one of the most experienced end-to-end IT service providers in the country delivering almost 40 years of exceptional service and value to our customers across a wide range of industries.

We believe in forging genuine partnerships with our customers, and take the time to understand business needs and internal IT capabilities, to develop innovative solutions to IT challenges that enable change for tomorrow and beyond.

Directors

Adrian Toole

As a working Director, Adrian is responsible for setting the direction and promotion of Somerville Services and Solutions. He actively engages with customers and partners to ensure Somerville deliver services and solutions that meet customer needs and are underpinned by tier 1 technology. Adrian is an IT industry stalwart with more than 33 years of experience and has been a part of Somerville since 1998.

Craig Somerville

Highly respected Somerville founder and Managing Director, Craig Somerville, has a passion for IT and a clear vision for the future. He understands that in an increasingly complex world, individuals and organisations will need to collaborate more. Which is why Somerville believes in genuine partnerships with its customers.

David La Bozzetta

David has been working with schools since 1998, and has a wealth of experience leading highly respected education technology companies to support the transformation of learning. He enjoys engaging closely with schools to help drive change to make learning more effective and enjoyable for kids and equip schools to meet the challenges of 21st Century learning.

Operations Management Team

Lisa Papli

Lisa brings over a decade of leadership experience to her role of Head of Marketing and Sales Operations, seeking to grow the Somerville brand, maximise partnerships with global tier-1 vendor partners and ultimately enhance the customer experience.

Jean Scott

With 20+ years’ experience building and transforming organisations into successful businesses, Jean is passionate about people and bringing a positive experience to employees and leaders. Jean’s experience in People and Culture, Finance and Operations, means she understands business operations and drivers of success for each department. Using this knowledge to strategise and implement P&C deliverables successfully, Jean is constantly striving to make Somerville a workplace of choice.

Aden Axen

Aden is a committed and innovative infrastructure and systems expert. Having been part of Somerville for over 5 years, Aden has advanced his career to leading the Professional Services team. Designing and implementing flexible and scalable infrastructure solutions tailored to customers unique environments, Aden brings a wealth of experience in IaaS, Data-Centre, Cloud and Hybrid solutions.

Osh Ranaweera

Osh is inspired by technology and new thinking. As a motivated manager Osh has helped formulate the national network team at Somerville to be ready for the new challenges technology constantly brings. Osh has a proven track record and hands on experience in all areas of networking. Osh focuses on enhancing the Somerville national network to continually improve our connectivity service.

Shav Palancian

Shav is an accounting professional with broad experience in both public practice and commercial sectors. Shav is focused on providing accurate information to the leadership teams, enabling effective decision-making and ensuring continued financial stability of the business.