Talman boasts a team of committed, talented and loyal professionals.
Our MD, Peter Metcalf, is one of the original Talman directors. Many of our support staff and analyst/programmers have been in the wool industry 10 years or more.
At Talman, our programming and support staff are the people who market and sell our systems. This means we don't make promises we can't keep.
Peter Metcalf - Director
Peter spent five years working in the United Kingdom before joining wool buyer Lohmann & Co. in 1976. His strong accounting and computer skills led to his forming Talman with business associate and wool colleague George Waldthausen.
Peter expanded the company over the next two decades to it's current 30 staff, who have brought a diverse range of programming and technical expertise into the business.
Today Peter manages the vision of Talman, continuing to build on strengths and develop new areas of IT innovation for the wool industry.
Tony Smith - Support & Operations Manager
Tony has more than 20 years' experience in the wool industry. He joined Talman in 1994 as a support consultant and in 1996 set up Talman's Melbourne office. He has managed the installation of more than 30 systems in Australia and New Zealand.
In 2000 he returned to Sydney to manage operations and support.
Craig Bailey - Software Development Manager
Craig has developed and project managed software
applications in a range of industries over the last 10 years. He joined
Talman in early 1997. Craig has a degree in Software Engineering and draws on experience working as a systems engineer and project manager at Rockwell Systems Australia, Ci Technologies and Cognitive. He is responsible for all software development.
His team of experienced analyst programmers and project managers perform all phases of the software life cycle for new and legacy systems.
Stranks - Web
Sharon has worked in the IT industry, as a developer
and team leader, for over 10 years both in the UK and Australia.
Sharon joined Talman in 1996 as an analyst/programmer. Sharon has a degree
in Business with a major in Information Technology. She is technical lead for
Web and XML-EDI development and R&D initiatives.