Over 11 years of experience helping businesses prepare for tomorrow.

Hastwell has been successfully delivering ICT business solutions for over 11 years. With tech and IT running through our veins, we live and breathe ICT and are dedicated to helping you find solutions that grow your organisation.

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Our team of experienced and highly skilled IT specialists assist organisations in a range of industries, including Government, Non-Profit, Defence, Corporate and Education. We understand the risks and opportunities within each of these sectors and proactively offer innovative solutions and technology that help support your organisation’s goals.

Your technology is only as good as the people behind it. We are your people. With years of experience and a plethora of qualifications and certifications, we are fully equipped to help your business succeed. We have coverage over a wide variety of ICT projects, and we have provided solutions with remarkable benefits to our customers, always providing excellent results.

As Managing Director Stuart is responsible for the leadership, growth and strategy of the business, with a strong focus on technical capability, solution architecture and innovation.

Having worked previously in corporate and consultancy roles, Stuart has experience across a range of enterprise, Government & defence industries, backed by 15 years of technical knowledge in the design, implementation and support of ICT networks & cyber security.

Stuart holds a Master’s Degree in Management (IT) and is a graduate of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Australian Centre for Business Growth (ACBG). He also maintains IT technical competencies with a number of industry certifications from companies such as Palo Alto Networks, Cisco and VMware.

Stuart Rainsford

Managing Director

Milton, Founding Director of Hastwell has designed, implemented and managed enterprise networks and security systems for a large number of customers – he’s an engineer at heart. He is currently responsible for Hastwell’s long-term strategy, establishing major relationships and building future capability.

Milton’s primary goal, however, is to evolve and continually nurture relationships with our customers, vendors, and partners supporting his team to solve our customers’ business and technical challenges. 

He holds a Master’s Degree in Management (IT) from CSU and has studied with the Australian Centre for Business Growth. He is also a proud member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation.

Milton Medina

Founding Director

Shawn Donaldson is responsible for the day-to-day operation at Hastwell across all business functions including Technical Delivery, Service Delivery, Finance, Sales, HR and Administration. With over 20 years of experience working in IT within small, medium and large businesses, Shawn has gained long-lasting relationships with clients and industry professionals. 

He is passionate about building teams and empowering people to grow and achieve their best, creating a positive and welcoming work environment that feels like home.

Shawn Donaldson

General Manager

Kaisa is the Finance and Administration Officer at Hastwell. She’s responsible for all financial functions and financial reporting in the business along with a range of administration duties.

Kasia has years of experience in both finance and administration coupled with a Master of Finance and a range of other certifications in Accounting and Business Administration.

Kasia Howells

Finance and Administration Officer

Hayley is focused on pioneering new business by building enduring relationships with new and existing clients. She uncovers where Hastwell can most suitably provide solutions, remove hurdles and ensure a trusted partnership with our business partners for efficient and effective outcomes.

Hayley Rhodes

Business Development Manager

As an Account Manager at Hastwell, Jelena is all about building positive relationships with clients and exploring with them how Hastwell can empower their business through the use of impeccable technology solutions that we can provide. Her role is to be there for customers and ensure that we not only provide the right solutions with the right people but that they’re provided to the standard customers expect.

Jelena has been a sales professional for around 15 years, much of which was spent in the IT industry. Over this time, Jelena has built strong reputation for her methodical and caring approach to sales that has led her to building and sustaining accounts with key enterprise customers in the past. She has strong relationships in some of our key vendors as well such as Cisco which enable her to deliver outstanding solutions to our customers.

Jelena Oliverio

Account Manager

Jason is accountable for the delivery of major projects at Hastwell. As the Project Manager he ensures that all projects are delivered on-time and on-budget while ensuring we maintain the specialist quality of technical delivery that our customers expect from us and our outstanding reputation demands.

Jason Fleming

Project Manager

Serving in joint roles of Service Delivery Manager and Resource Coordinator, Paul is responsible for the quality of services that we provide to our customers in a Managed Services capacity. He is also responsible for the scheduling and utilisation of our technical people to ensure that we are able to provide services to customers in a timely manner across both Professional Services and Managed Services. Paul has extensive experience in both Sydney and Adelaide, managing technical teams in the IT industry through which he’s developed a broad knowledge of IT operations, including significant skills towards reporting and customer advocacy.

Paul Sweeting

Service Delivery Manager / Resource Coordinator

Mark works closely with customers to understand their business needs, then uplift these with thought leadership and design of impeccable technical solutions. He has an outstanding reputation in the industry with over a decade of experience as a Solution Architect and vCIO in the Adelaide and Melbourne markets. He holds a range of certifications across Nutanix, Cisco, Lenovo, Dell and more as well as strong collaborative relationships with a range of vendors and distributors.

Mark Butler

Solution Architect

Shaun is a network engineer and instructor with a combined 10 years of corporate-based experience in LAN, WAN & network security, including the design and implementation of complex unified communication solutions. Since completing his degree at the University of Qingdao, Shaun has furthered his skills and knowledge base with additional IT industry certifications while working in the industry for the past ten years. Shaun is one of a few network engineers in South Australia to be qualified as a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

Shaun Gong

Solution Architect

Silvio is a security specialist who is passionate about helping customers to understand their security posture, providing guidance on security and helping customers to structure their security strategy. Silvio has over 30 years experience in technical, consulting and management roles across a broad spectrum of IT services and technologies in Australia and globally. His career has been dedicated to IT security since 2004 and he has a range of certifications including Master of Information Systems Security, MCSE, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, IRAP Assessor, NV1 Clearance.

Silvio Danilovic

Cyber Security Consultant

John is a highly experienced engineer who’s specialised in Microsoft core infrastructure technologies since 2007. He’s passionate about automation, operating efficiencies and best practice within customer environments.
He holds a range of certifications including multiple MCSE’s and is skilled across a diverse range of Microsoft technologies including Hyper-V, AD, Windows, Exchange, System Centre, PowerShell and more.

John Flavel

Senior Systems Engineer

Erick Haque

Senior Systems Engineer

Sabah is a Senior Systems Engineer within Hastwell’s Network and Security Team. He has extensive experience over nearly 20 years in the network space in both large and small environments in banking and telecommunications sectors. He outstanding technical skills across a range of technologies including Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto (including Next Gen) and F5. Sabahs certifications include a Masters of Computer Science, Bachelor of Science, CISM, CCNA and a range of Juniper sales and technical certs. He has a broad range of skills in our industry including support, implementation, high and low level design with some key projects including SDWAN for over 2,500 sites and large-scale migrations to Palo Alto Next Gen.

Sabah Ahmed

Senior Systems Engineer

Anthony is an engineer with corporate-based network and security experience in LAN, WAN & network security, predominantly in the managed services space responding to high severity incidents and escalations in both medium and large enterprises. Anthony also has similar experience in high-level design and implementation of networks and unified communication appliances that range from Symantec proxies, F5’s and Cisco/HP based routing and switching Kit, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity, QMS recording suite and Enghouse Touchpoint queue management. Anthony holds a range of certifications including a CCNA and Bachelor of IT with Honours in Networking and Cyber Security. 

Anthony Scarpantoni

Systems Engineer

James is a Systems Engineer specialising in Unified Communications technologies. With nearly 20 years ‘on the tools’ in both Sydney and Adelaide, James brings with him significant experience including the design and implementation of large, highly complex UC solutions in both cloud and on-premise environments. To compliment his Cisco UC skills he also has a range of skills in Microsoft Infrastructure, Linux and VMWare.

James Carthew

Systems Engineer

Kosta is a highly energetic and ambitious engineer who’s passionate about security. He’s built a solid reputation in the Adelaide IT industry among customers and colleagues alike. Following completion his degree, Kosta built his career with well-known IT partners and brought to Hastwell that experience as well as his CCNA and a range of other certifications. He has a broad range of skills in networking and security that span various technologies from vendors including Cisco, Palo Alto, Meraki, Checkpoint, Microsoft, Sophos and CrowdStrike.

Kosta Rompapas

Systems Engineer

Sibi is a network & security engineer, specialising in Palo Alto Networks, having previously worked within their TAC. Sibi holds a Palo Alto Networks PCNSE certification as well as Cisco CCNA.

Sibi Sivakumar

Systems Engineer

As the first point of contact, James is responsible for monitoring Hastwell’s customer environments, providing proactive and reactive support. James brings strong enthusiasm to learn and strives to be the best network and security engineer for his clients. His friendly customer service is second to none. Although his career is in its infancy, James has demonstrated advanced and promising skills as an engineer.

James Roetman

Service Desk Analyst

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Master Your Craft

We believe in the pursuit of excellence. Through a genuine passion for learning and pride in our judicious delivery, we craft impeccable solutions that solve complex issues.

Challenge What Is

We believe that the bare minimum is not an acceptable standard. With an insatiable hunger for growth, innovation and improvement, we challenge ‘what is’ and deliver something bigger and better. 

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We believe in accountability for our actions; our successes and our mistakes. We encourage individual achievements, supported by a tenacious tribe. We thrive when we’re relied upon and trusted.

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Our passion is to drive your success. We believe in life-long partnerships with our customers built on trust, understanding and transparency. We offer flexibility and simplicity and we always have your interests at heart.