Richard Low

Richard Low

Australia & New Zealand

People profiles

Richard Low

Professional Background

  • Senior IT M&A advisor with deep expertise in IT post-merger integration (PMI), technology transformations with over 13 years of client-side experience across Oceania, South East Asia, Middle East, and Africa
  • Worked with multiple clients across the Asia Pacific region solving PMI, separations and transformation journeys, with a focus on value retention

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • IT Integration planning
  • Integration Management Office (IMO) setup and governance with an IT specialization
  • Day 1 IT readiness
  • IT Carve-out planning and execution
  • IT transition services agreement (TSA) management
  • IT Strategy, sourcing strategy & system selection
  • IT Operating Model & Governance
  • Deep expertise in IT Applications, Infrastructure, Data & Networks
  • Broad sector experience including telecommunications; logistics, utilities, asset management, and public sector
  • Strong experience of applying best practice frameworks (ITIL) and methods in M&A scenarios

Project Highlights

  • Integration & technology transformation lead for supply chain & logistics ERP program for Brightstar logistics. Including rationalizing of 78 ERP instances to a single platform across APAC & MEA
  • Worked on technology transformation programs for Pulse Energy and Energy Australia for various programs including full retail contestability, Information & billing improvement, data center consolidations, cloud transformations and merger to AGL
  • Led program rescue work for a Thailand telecommunications operator integrating supply chain as services with a 3PL
  • IT carve-outs as part of major divestments in logistics, telecommunications, and technology groups based out of Australia