Getting IT Done.

Welcome to Thornton & Co Holdings. I'm Scott Thornton, IT Technologist, Project and Program Manager and all round T-Shape Professional.

I'm an experienced delivery focused professional with a demonstrated history of working across finance, transport, government and telecommunications industries. Highly skilled in Public Cloud transformations (AWS and Azure), Software Development, Database Management, Data Center Migrations, Transition and Transformation Programs and Solution Architecture.

For the past 5 - 6 years I've been accountable for the delivery of highly secure, CI/CD Public Cloud platforms into large complex enterprise and government environments.

Over 20 years of IT experience across multiple industries I've had the opportunity to engineer and manage some amazing outcomes and work with some highly talented, enjoyable and motivated people. I'm continually looking to learn new ways of working effectively and finding efficiencies in the business outcomes I'm engaged to deliver. Learn more about my delivery experience.

Professional Capabilities

Professional Technology Experience
24 years
Program and Project Management
16 years
Software Development & Delivery
12 years
Cloud Technologies
6 years
Transformational Delivery
14 years
Infrastructure Delivery Experience
16 years
Application and Software Engineering
11 years
Automation and Testing Management
11 years


Delivery Cases

Professional Experience


May 2019 - Present

Hybrid Cloud Program Lead

With an imminent Fujitsu data centre closure on the Roads and Maritime strategy, the desire to future proof the application landscape meant the development of a new Hybrid Cloud Platform to migrate 100% of current on-premise applications. The RMS engagement was the development and implementation of their Hybrid Cloud Platform spanning services across AWS, Azure and their on-premise GovDC datacentre, then onto one of the applicaiton Migration Streams, read more here.


September 2016 - May 2019

Program Manager

With CBA going through one of the biggest Hybrid Cloud transformation amongst the big 4 banks, this engagement was initially managing the selection and delivery of a new Private Cloud capability from RFP through to operational readiness. With the Private Cloud capability delivered in September 2017 I was then requested to pivot onto the Public Cloud program and deliver a dual AWS and Azure public Cloud platform, read more here.

Qantas Program Manager

October 2014 - August 2016

Program Manager

With Qantas undertaking an RFP for selection of a new Application Support partner, I was engaged to support the commercial team with Transition and Transformation (TnT) scoping and sizing as part of the commercial agreements being negotiated. On award of the contract to TCS I was then accountable for the TnT program to transition all application support over to the new partner within the boundaries of the commercial agreements. With the transition completed within 9 months I was then requested to pick up the Qantas Public Cloud program delivering a new cloud platform on AWS, read more here.

Verifone Program Manager

March 2014 - October 2014

Project Director

Working with one of Verifones big 4 Australian bank clients this program entailed the IOS development and delivery of the new Vx690 Portable Payment Terminal as well as development and transition of new payments gateway into the clients payments business. Based in Sydney though with responsible development teams located globally in Australia, New Zealand, Edenborough, Middle East and the US, this program was an intense experience of how the payments industry works, read more here.


Contact Me

Feel free to contact me


Central Coast, NSW Australia


+61 (0) 400 401 999