Vocus Executive Team
James Spenceley CEO
James Spenceley has been involved with the Internet and Telecommunications industry for more than 12 years. During this time James designed and deployed the COMindico (later to be known as Soul) network – at the time regarded as the single largest and converged voice and data network in Australia. Additionally, James was responsible for connecting the first independent wholesale IP network to the Southern Cross Cable System and launching the company’s wholesale transit product.
He has also been a regular and popular speaker at industry events here and in the Asia Pacific region. James is also an elected member of the APNIC Executive Council, a founding director of AusNOG and for many years has successfully sourced and deployed switches to non-profit Internet exchanges around the world.
Mark Simpson General Counsel & Company Secretary
Mark Simpson joined Vocus on its listing on the ASX in 2010. Prior to joining Vocus, Mark was a corporate partner in a major city law firm, with 15 years corporate commercial experience gained in top tier firms in Australia and the UK.
Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Mark was a corporate finance analyst for an American investment bank in London.
Mark de Kock Executive Director
Mark de Kock has over 20 years experience in IT&T including Optus, Vodafone, Access Devices, HP (Tandem/Compaq) and Andersen Consulting. His role at Vocus involves defining and executing the growth strategy of the company, having recently completed Vocus’ IPO process.
Mark has a B.Sc (First class honours) in Electrical Engineering from University College London, as well as attending the AGSM (execMBA) and the Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications.
Mark’s appointment coincides with Vocus’ rapid growth where his experience will guide Vocus through an extremely busy time ensuring customers continue to receive the same levels of service that they have come to expect.
Richard Correll CFO
Richard Correll has extensively worked in finance, media and communications industries in the U.S., China, Europe and Australia, holding senior financial and general executive roles in companies including Ernst & Young, News Limited and Austar.