Get To Know The
Team Behind

Meet our friendly, reliable and local people.
An absolute pleasure to work with. They took our product up a notch.
Annabelle Porter, Grillz
They helped us launch sooner and achieve spectacular results. We are thrilled.
Jon Parks, Blam
Building our site was easier than expected. I can highly recommend them.
Bradley Thompson, Booze
Meet Sofia

The Meaning of Sophia

Our name is derived from the Greek word for wisdom – SOPHIA
Providing experience, knowledge, insight, common sense and understanding to your business.
SOPHIA also reflects our personal and professional values.

Value Statement
‘We will always work to Optimise the value we bring to your business’
‘We are Professional and Honest and will never compromise on our Integrity’
‘We live these values through our relationship with our clients’

We are Syed Ali and Stephanie Ackhurst
Managing Directors
SOPHIA Management IT Consulting
Canberra ACT Australia
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Steph Ackhurst

Change Management Director
Stephanie is an Organisational Change Manager and Strategic Communicator. Stephanie has OCM experience in Australian Government with a focus on the people side of change.

Stephanie is:
  • HR in Government certified
  • ADKAR/PROSCI accredited
  • Experienced in business and IT change
  • Transformational change experienced
  • Specialising in business psychology

Syed Ali

Project Management Director
Syed is experienced in Project Governance including:
  • Programme and Project management
  • Successful delivery of Scrum agile and waterfall projects  with governance around PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programmes methodologies
  • Years of experience in leading business projects in close collaboration with architecture and development teams  
  • Proven expertise around project schedule management, budgeting and tracking, resourcing, quality, stakeholder and  communications management, risk/issues and procurement and system integration
  • Proven expertise in IRAP management and Threat and Risk Assessment

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