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Blair Courtney-O’Connor

Blair Courtney-O’Connor

Blair Courtney-O’Connor is on the Executive Management Group at the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS). He is the Chief Information Officer with the responsibility to build and deliver modern and contemporary information technology services ensuring that the college remains at the forefront of the education industry.

He started his career as a Business and Marketing administrator in the wine industry. He then transitioned to the Anglican Church; he was ordained as a Deacon in the Sydney Anglican Diocese and worked as an Assistant Minister in various Anglican parishes across Sydney. During this period, he also worked as a Project Manager for Touraust Corporation undertaking investment analysis and managing large scale corporate transactions. He then transitioned to the education industry and began his career with ICMS as a Data Analytics Development Manager and built a Power BI reporting platform across the college. During this period, he also worked as a Company Director and Property Development Manager for Aspiring Properties and ICMS overseeing multiple property development projects. He then took on the role of CIO at ICMS with the responsibility of driving technological improvement across the college

Course of Blair’s Career

  • Business & Marketing Administrator, Courtney’s Wines 2001-2002
  • Ministry Apprentice, St Andrews Anglican Church Wahroonga, 2004-2005
  • Assistant Minister, St Mark’s Anglican Church Berowra, 2010
  • Project Manager, Touraust Corporation Manly, Oct 2010-Jan 2012
  • Assistant Minister, Northmead Anglican Churches Northmead, Jan 2012-Nov 2013
  • Assistant Minister, Mona Vale Anglican Church Nov 2013-Apr 2017
  • Aspiring Properties, Company Director, 2008-present
  • Aspiring Properties, Development Manager, May 2017-present
  • International College of Management Sydney, Development Manager, May 2017-Aug 2021
  • International College of Management Sydney, Chief Information Officer, Aug 2021-Present

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Divinity, Moore Theological College, 2006-2009
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Sydney, 1999-2001
  • Majors in Marketing, Finance and Economics
  • Associate Diploma in Public Speaking, Australian Guild of Music and Speech, 1995-1997