Sanan Thamo

Founder & CEO
Driven by his passion for exemplary leadership and data and analytics driven business transformation, Sanan has been a key influencer at some of Australia’s leading organisations, where he has driven change, redefined strategy, and made a significant impact on operational value.

As Executive Manager – Chief Data Office at Suncorp, he played a pivotal role in leading a $100M Business Intelligence Transformation Program that bolstered Suncorp’s capability in the digital economy.

In addition, Sanan influenced a BI Strategy and Operating Model, led a Cloud Data Platform, decommissioned the largest and most complex legacy data warehouses, and automated significant processes that saved multi-million dollars in operating cost. As a result, he also led a finance transformation program in the commercial insurance division that delivered significant benefits.

Appointed as Executive Director at Ernst & Young Australia, Sanan served as a Transformation Specialist; leading major organisation-wide reform and steering strategic projects that reinvigorated the internal culture, processes, and procedures, which in turn accelerated offshore activities, enhanced operational tasks, and realised significant returns.

As a revolutionary Executive who is renowned for rethinking current paradigms, his deep-seated knowledge and expertise have been sought across strategy, organisational design, business intelligence, analytics, consulting, audit, accounting, risk management, change leadership, offshoring, and large program delivery.

In 2018, Sanan was recognised by the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) as one of the Top 25 Analytics Leaders in Australia.