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This followed his pioneering work in Nigeria in the 1970s in implementing Nigeria’s first online banking system; in developing foreign exchange systems for international banks in the 1980s; in starting one of Europe’s first datacenter construction firms in the 1990s; in founding the company which developed the first water-cooled rack for high-density servers which was sold to APC in 2003 and which led to APC’s development of In-Row cooling and Containment which dominated the datacenter market in the 2000s; the founding of Datacenter People, the first global recruitment firm dedicated to the datacenter sector in 2010; and in 2018 the founding of Portman Partners, where Peter now works, using his considerable personal network and reputation to help firms in the digital infrastructure space to find leadership talent around the world. In 2019 he was included in the Power 200 list of personalities around the world who “are leading the datacenter and cloud and sectors through charting new innovations or technological breakthroughs, investment or business acumen or exceptional entrepreneurial skillsets”.
Other TEAM MEMBERS
Mike supports firms in the digital infrastructure space to find the best leadership talent.
Dave is a recognised business leader with a 25-year background in the professional services and recruitment sector.
Australia & New Zealand Partner
Terri is a forward thinking academic and consultant with expertise across a range of industries including the digital infrastructure sector.
Paul is an Executive Search Specialist with over 25 years experience headhunting across multiple sectors from IT, Retail, Government, Hospitality to Energy, Consumer, and Utilities.
Julie has over 25 years’ experience in Asia Pacific HR, in particular Recruitment and Rewards.
Tony is a Chartered Architect and Mechanical Engineer with broad experience in both the engineering and construction industries.
Adelle has worked in the Digital Infrastructure sector since graduation, from start up to public listed with remits across EMEA and APAC, with two relocations in the mix: UK to Australia and now Ireland.