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Link's diversely skilled staff combine creative and fresh ideas with the strategic and technical capabilities required to produce superior results for our clients.

Steven De Costa Executive Director

Steven has 20 years experience with, and provides leadership in, all areas of operation from management, governance and strategy through to HTML, programming, animation, QA Testing, design and marketing. A strong communicator, Steven holds a Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University.

Angela Hulford Operations Manager

Angela oversees and defines the process of production within the studio, ensuring the business operations are effective and efficient. She also handles the administrative and financial operations enabling all areas of the business to run as smoothly as possible. Angela has a broad range of program and client experience including over 6 years’ industry experience and a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping).

Shane Davis Service Delivery Manager

Shane works to actively promote continuous improvement in productivity, service quality and customer satisfaction. He has extensive experience in software development and project management with over 16 years of Senior Management experience and over 25 years experience in software development. Shane also gets his hands dirty as a valuable member of our experienced development team.

Mark Gregson Team Lead

Mark is an accomplished website and web application developer and Link’s new Scrum Master and Development Team Lead. He has a Bachelor of Computer Science and a wealth of leadership, technical development, strategic planning and business analyst skills. With more than 15 years in the public, private and higher education sectors, Mark maintains an inquisitive attitude and a propensity for solving challenging problems.

Greg von Nessi Lead Data Scientist

Greg comes to us from a background in pure mathematics, receiving his Ph.D. From there, he applied his love of mathematics to research in clean energy, as a plasma physicist working in fusion science. Recently, Greg has been working in the private sector as a Data Scientist, using his experience to tackle data problems in finance, inventory management and business decision making.

Dante Lusso Designer

Dante has learnt various styles and techniques in the design field, and has developed a diverse range of skills including print and digital design and brand development. He holds a Bachelor of Graphic Design from the University of Canberra and contributes on all of Link's projects as they move through the studio.

Iaroslav Pereiaslovets Developer

Iaroslav is a senior Drupal and WordPress developer. He has made significant contributions to projects with ACTTAB, Capital Football and the Red Cross Centenary.

Sergey Motornyuk Developer

Sergey holds a Masters Degree in Physics and is most certainly a welcome member of the team. Sergey brings to the table sound web development experience in Python and in using PHP frameworks (Symfony2, Codeigniter) and Link's preferred CMS solutions Drupal7 and WordPress. He has a deep technical knowledge of CKAN, SQL, javascript and in mobile app development, to name a few.

Yan Rudenko Developer

Yan made a significant contribution to the successful development of many Link projects, such as Itdashboard, NSW Education, Joe Cinque Consolation, OpenOEH, DFMP, and has certainly become an essentioal part of our strong team.

Gleb Rudenko Developer

Gleb is a Drupal developer with over 5-year experience. He has intimate knowledge of WordPress, CKAN, Javascript, and XML. He contributed to the development and launch of many of the Link projects, and we are happy to have him part of our team.

Barbara De Costa Copywriter

Barbara has over 15 years writing experience in both the public and private sectors. She has drafted countless Ministerials, information briefs, complex tender responses, web content, blogs, speeches, advertisements, editorial pieces and so on. She delivers fresh and creative content, in any writing medium, to translate intent across our clients’ many and varied audience segments.

Joel Wigley System Operations Team Lead

Joel holds an essential position of a System Operations Team Lead, and ensures all the company’s IT operations are running smoothly. He has a 10-year experience in IT and System Administration delivering excellent customer service. Joel has proven himself to be a reliable team-member and a high-level professional.


Kate Svetocheva Community and Lead Manager

Kate comes to us from the Video Games industry. She has a great experience in Customer Support service and Account management. Kate helps create content for the official web and social network Link pages.


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