Our Team

Liberate I.T. is dedicated to selling, implementing and supporting NetSuite across New Zealand and Australia.

Paul Beattie
General Manager

Paul has 22 years’ experience with mid-market ERP systems both in Europe and New Zealand. In 2011 he joined Liberate I.T., and was initially employed as a Solutions Consultant. Paul is now Liberate I.T.’s General Manager.

Steve Paea
Sales Manager

Steve has a very strong sales and customer relationship background. Having started his sales career in 2001, he has worked with many companies across different industries from freight and logistics to wholesale distribution. Steve is the Sales Manager at Liberate I.T. and has been with the company from day one.

Rebecca Paul
PreSales Manager

Rebecca has a strong background in operations and logistics, and had been a NetSuite user for 4 years before joining the team. Rebecca joined Liberate as an Implementation Consultant in 2013, and in 2014 she became our Solutions Consultant.

Leanne Kane (CA)
Lead Consultant

Leanne is a Functional Consultant and Chartered Accountant, and has over 20 years’ experience as a financial controller/chief financial officer in various industries. She also has NetSuite knowledge having been the financial controller in a biotech start up which used NetSuite. Leanne has been working with Liberate I.T. since 2016.


Hamish O’Connor
Relationship Manager

Hamish joined Liberate IT in August 2017. He has 6 years’ experience in ERP consulting. He recently worked in the UK on businesses in APAC, Europe and the US. He has worked with infrastructure, media, transport, and professional service industries.


Meera Smith
Support Manager

NetSuite Certified. Meera is an experienced accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality, telecommunications and building materials industries. She has managed NetSuite implementations in her last role as a finance manager as well. Meera has been working with Liberate I.T. since 2018.


Lasse Hansen
Optimisation Solutions Consultant

Lasse is an expert in “cloudification” with extensive experience in project implementation and change management. He offers demonstrated systems and policy implementation, recommendation and optimisation experience. Lasse has worked with NetSuite since 2011, where his main focus has been in Wholesale, Distribution and Manufacturing verticals. He joined the Liberate team in 2020.


Hamish Corlett
Project Manager

Project Manager Hamish Corlett has more than 10 years of experience as an I.T. project manager, business / systems analyst in Sydney before returning home to New Zealand. He has experience in delivering moderate to complex projects with many of the top tier Australian banks, non-banks and mortgage brokers throughout Australia.


Heidi De Smet
Project Manager

Heidi De Smet has more than 10 years of experience as an ERP and Software Project Manager in NZ. The ERP Projects have been of medium to large size and the client sectors have varied from government, medical, utility, tertiary education to retail and manufacturing sector. Heidi has also delivered public website roll outs and various integration projects.


Rachel Gilmore
Project Administrator

Rachel joined Liberate IT in September 2019 and brings with her not only many years as an Administrator, but also 4 years as a NetSuite user. She helps keep the Liberate IT team organised and is always looking for ways to streamline processes.


Katie Grant
Katie Grant
Business Development Manager

Katie comes to Liberate with a wealth of knowledge spanning across multiple industries including Import/Export, Trades and Service, Retail, Manufacturing, Telecos, WD and many more. Her passion to help clients have end to end solutions that future-proof their business.


Julius Haralampou
Business Development Manager

ERP and eCommerce management enthusiast with over 12 years experience in systems automation, eCommerce, brand management, data analytics and technical sales. Julius collaborates with scaling companies who can utilise automation technology to give high level decision makers transparency and clear insights.


Udo Krueger
Senior Functional Consultant

NetSuite and SAP Certified. Udo has several years’ experience as an ERP implementation consultant in various industries across the globe. Udo has been working with Liberate I.T. since 2018.


Claire Arkell (ACA)
Senior Functional Consultant

NetSuite Certified. Claire has over 20 years’ experience as a financial accountant in various industries. She also has NetSuite knowledge from having been the financial controller in a clothing company which used NetSuite. Claire has been working with Liberate I.T. since 2013.


Jonathan Williams
Senior Functional Consultant

Jonathan has over 5 years of NetSuite experience including implementation, development and on-boarding of new acquisitions. He has worked on custom document storage (Box) integrations with NetSuite, and the development and implementation of Oracle NetSuite PBCS.


Melanie Choat
Melanie Choat
Functional Consultant

Passionate about technology and change, Melanie is a business process improvement aficionado with over 20 years’ experience in the I.T. industry. Melanie has extensive experience in business transformation and OCR-based technology and is always keen to take on the role of ‘Devil’s Advocate’ to ensure her customers are becoming the best versions of themselves possible.


Paul Matthews Functional Consultant

Paul is a Senior Functional Consultant and Chartered Accountant, and has been working ERP systems for over 20 years, having started his Implementation career while in the UK and has worked on a range of industries and large-scale implementations. Paul believes the projects are about people and working with an organisation to achieve the best results. Paul is also our resident OpenAir expert.


Rodger Johnston
Senior Functional Consultant

Roger has 20 years of software implementation experiance in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He has experience across multiple industries including telecommunications, health, security, fire protection, media, and manufacturing. Roger joined the Liberate I.T. team in November 2016.


Michelle Cronje
Functional Consultant

Michelle has 3 years experience implementing NetSuite in the Warehouse and Distribution Vertical, Michelle joined the Liberate I.T. team in 2019.


Vittoria Anderson
Functional Consultant

Vittoria has a chief financial officer and project management background. She is a qualified CPA/CMA in Australia and Canada, and has practiced accounting for public and private companies in Australian, Canadian and US jurisdictions. Vittoria has extensive project experience in business transformation and implementing systems.


Stefan Gerard
Functional Consultant

Stefan has 3 years experience in the information technology and services industries. He works primarily with implementations, solution design, project management, and has a background in Microsoft Dot NET and mainframe technologies. Stefan works with both functional and technical teams to provide the best outcome for clients.


Howard George (CA)
Functional Consultant

Howard has over 35 years experience in financial, IT, sales and general management roles in New Zealand companies. He has worked with several software packages over the years in sales, distribution, and manufacturing environments. He has been working with NetSuite Software for 5 years and has recently joined Liberate I.T.


Brett Marquet
Brett Marquet
Functional Consultant

With over 20 years’ experience in managing IT and business strategy, Brett has extensive experience across Manufacturing and Distribution systems. His Supply Chain skills are used to support a passion for process improvement.


Charlie Puyod
Technical Consultant

Charlie has many years’ experience in developing NetSuite integration scripts, using NetSuite Restlet and Suitelet. He has also created integrations to different end points, i.e Magento, ERPLY, Metapack, WooCommerce, etc. for different data type – json, soap xml, csv.


Brecht Lampaert
Senior Technical Consultant

Brecht has been working with NetSuite for over 7 years and is fully NetSuite certified. He worked on NetSuite implementations in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
Brecht joined Liberate I.T. in early 2019.


Jeff Torririt
Technical Consultant

Jeff has 13 years of experience in software development and various ERP implementations and customizations. He has 8 years of experience in NetSuite platform using SuiteScript version 1 up to version 2.1 enabling him to customize requirements that are not possible with NetSuite platform. Jeff joined the Liberate I.T. team in March 2020.


Mariel Ragmac
Support Manager

Mariel has over seven years experience as a NetSuite functional consultant. She has over 10 years dedicated NetSuite experience, with 3 years spent working for NetSuite directly as a Technical Support Rep and Trainer.


Ma-an Cabatic
Technical Support

An accountant by profession, Ma-An has been handling NetSuite for over 10 years, doing support, training, as well as implementation. She will be able to assist clients in general, financial and OneWorld concerns.


Vicky Lim (CA)
Accountant

Vicky is our financial accountant and started with us in July 2015.





Liberate I.T. is dedicated to selling, implementing and supporting NetSuite to our customers around Australia. Liberate I.T. was founded and managed from day one by people with deep experience in ERP implementations. A lifetime of experience has taught us that ERP systems are only as good as the consultants that implement them. For that reason Liberate I.T. has chosen a team that includes a mix of implementation consultants, all of them NetSuite specialists. We’re focused on robust and full implementations of NetSuite and supporting our customers afterwards. We are a service company who wants a long-term, enjoyable and mutually beneficial relationship with our customers. Liberate’s I.T.’s consultant team include:

  • Australian and New Zealand sourced consultants with hands on business experience gained as Financial Controllers, Subject Matter Experts and System Administrators at NetSuite sites.
  • Consultants with deep guru-level NetSuite knowledge; mostly gained while working at NetSuite Philippines. We pride ourselves on the depth of understanding within our team.

What our clients are saying

You made the whole project an enjoyable and exciting experience that has been key in moving the business forward in leaps and bounds!

Murray Sellars
Packline Solutions

The change over from old program to NetSuite was made easy by their vast knowledge and being able to adapt the program to our style of business and recommend changes to save time. 

Lyn Chapman
Prestige Produce

They ensured our implementation of JCurve/NetSuite was seamless to our customers and since the cut-over has continued to assist us with progressively expanding the NetSuite capabilities within our company.

Peter Davis
Point to Point Distribution

Liberate IT has the unique characteristics of in-depth understanding of the NetSuite application and business process to offer businesses an optimal system for their business to operate. They are quick to identify and interpret needs and have a broad and practical experience to know what works.

Lucas Vear
Viatek Pty Ltd

I've worked closely with these guys for over 3 years now and would recommend them highly. Everyone takes a keen interest in finding the right solution for our needs, which is a feat, considering our needs are far from 'generic'.

Joshua Brownlie
Bulleen Screens

Liberate IT have helped shape our company's future direction with their thorough understanding and professional implementation of our Netsuite package. Highly recommend.

Julian Smith
Nationwide Waste

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