Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team are all experts in their field and committed to leading Intelematics into the future. See their individual biographies.

Intelematics Australia
Rod Chapman

Rod Chapman

Managing Director and CEO

Rod Chapman has been a director of Intelematics Australia for the past nine years and is the Australian Managing Director and CEO. Rod began his career as a land surveyor and was given the opportunity to combine his interest in mathematics with a love of the outdoors. After seven years, he returned to University to study computer science. Rod has years of experience in the Automotive Services area, in particular as Executive General Manager and Corporate Services at RACV where his interest in Intelematics first began. Rod Chapman’s extensive experience and great vested interest in the company, is a great addition in providing the resources to bring the Intelematics strategy to life.
Nick Fellowes

Nick Fellowes

Chief Financial Officer

Nick is an experienced CFO and has operated at board level for a number of high growth technology and telecommunications organisations in Australasia and Europe for much of his career. Holding both Australian and UK qualifications, he was involved in a highly successful UK technology company IPO on UK and US financial markets. More recently, Nick was involved with integration activities following the Australian joint venture between Vodafone and Hutchison Telecommunications. He is highly experienced at business planning, change management, business restructuring and financial systems integration. Nick’s financial and commercial experience will help guide Intelematics’ future growth and global expansion activities.
Stephen Owens

Stephen Owens

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Owens is the Chief Operating Officer for Intelematics Australia, contributing to its success for over 10 years. During this period, Intelematics has been successful in developing market leading product and services and expanding its reach from Australasia to North America and Europe. With a background of delivering technology solutions for start-up initiatives through to major transformation programs for blue-chip multi nationals, he has been instrumental in the introduction of innovative GIS, ITS and Connected Mobility solutions into global markets.
Denise Christie

Denise Christie

Chief Product Officer

Denise Christie is the Chief Product Officer at Intelematics Australia. Denise is responsible for driving the continued growth of Intelematics via the development of innovative products and services into global markets like Australia, North America and Europe.
Denise brings over 20 years of leadership experience in product management, software development, service delivery and professional services. Prior to Intelematics, Denise worked as the Head of Big Data Solutions at Telstra, co-founded a digital start up in Melbourne, and had a long-standing stint at Electronic Arts where she was responsible for leading their digital platform and product development. Denise’s leadership and experience will play a pivotal role in Intelematics’ continued global success in the future.
Sam Hallawell

Sam Hallawell

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer at Intelematics, Sam Hallawell leads the business in technology, systems, cyber security and data, DevOps and the Cloud transformation program. Sam has achieved business success in consulting, management, architecture, security, design and implementation of complex business and IT architectures on a global level across multiple industries. He is passionate about driving digital transformation outcomes for businesses and about technology, with 9x AWS Certifications including specialties in Advanced Networking, Big Data and Security.
Jason Javaherian

Jason Javaherian

VP Intelematics North America (INA)

Jason Javaherian is the Vice President, Intelematics North America. Jason is responsible for driving continued growth of Intelematics in North America identifying emerging business opportunities in global markets. Jason brings over 17 years’ experience in the automotive and consumer electronics industry including automobile clubs and has extensive knowledge in the areas of infotainment, content applications, telematics, automotive, loyalty programs, FMCG, supply chain, manufacturing and retail. Jason’s leadership and experience will play a pivotal role in Intelematics’ continued global success in the future.
Jim Kennedy

Jim Kennedy

CEO Intelematics Europe

Jim is an executive with over 15 years’ experience spanning Telecommunications, Media and Travel. He is a technol ogist by background having held a number of CIO and transformation director positions over the years within companies such as WPP, Thomas Cook, BAE Systems, o2, Telefonica and British Telecom. His ability to identify emerging business opportunities combined with his proven track record of leadership, technology delivery, big data analytics and solution design means he is well positioned to grow the Intelematics Europe business working alongside our partners.

Our Board

Our Board is occupied by expert business leaders with strengths in many industry sectors. See their individual biographies.

Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor

BA (Hons)

Mr Taylor was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of RACV Limited and its subsidiaries on 1 March, 2016. Immediately prior to joining RACV, Mr Taylor was the CEO of Greyhound Australia. Mr Taylor has over 25 years’ experience in the corporate sector, both in Australia and overseas. He has a B A in Geography from Leeds University, UK and has completed courses at both Wharton and Harvard Business Schools in the US.
Greg Booker

Greg Booker

MMgt, MBA, GAICD

Mr Booker was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in June 2016. He is the Chief Information Officer at RACQ and has over 30 years’ experience in the technology industry both in Australia and overseas. A financial services specialist, he has worked on major projects overseas, and in Australia has filled general management and CIO roles at St George Bank, ING Australia and ANZ Bank.
Geoff Cosgriff

Geoff Cosgriff

B.AppSc (Elec), FAICD, FIE Australia

Mr Cosgriff was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2013. He has extensive business experience as an Executive Manager and Director in Information Technology, Transport and a variety of Infrastructure companies. Currently an independent Non- Executive Director of RACV Limited and Chairman of Leadership Victoria. Mr Cosgriff is also the former Chairman of UXC Ltd and former Director of Logica Australia and Transurban. Mr Cosgriff remains actively engaged in coaching and mentoring Executive Managers and Directors of companies in a diverse range of industry sectors.

Michael Sheehy

BEc, CA, GAICD

Michael Sheehy was appointed Non-Executive Director in July 2019. Michael has been Chief Financial Officer of RACV since May 2019. Prior to joining RACV Michael spent five years as CFO of the ASX 200 listed digital travel business Webjet Limited. Michael is a member of the G100, an IMA Alternate Director, and a Non-Executive Director of Arevo Pty Ltd.
Rod Chapman

Rod Chapman

Managing Director and CEO

Mr Chapman has been a director of Intelematics Australia for the past nine years and is the Australian Managing Director and CEO. Rod began his career as a land surveyor and was given the opportunity to combine his interest in mathematics with a love of the outdoors. After seven years, he returned to University to study computer science. Rod has years of experience in the Automotive Services area, in particular as Executive General Manager and Corporate Services at RACV where his interest in Intelematics first began. Rod Chapman’s extensive experience and great vested interest in the company, is a great addition in providing the resources to bring the Intelematics strategy to life.