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Our People

Meet the team keeping you and your organisation safe

Optic Security Group employs hundreds of people across locations in Australia and New Zealand, serving, designing solutions and meeting the needs of over 1,400 customers.

Our goal is to continue growing and evolving. We can only do that by having a fantastic team behind us. Our people, and our customers mean the world to us. Having great people on board is what we’re all about.


If you’re keen to work with us, then we’re keen to hear from you. Take a look at our current vacancies on Seek, Linked In, or click through to see all current opportunities. 

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Michael Cunningham
Group Managing Director


Mike has held a range of senior leadership roles within the financial sector and has an impressive track record of success in business growth, strategy, and people leadership. Over a 35-year career he has made a habit of helping businesses achieve their potential.


Mike joined Optic as Group Managing Director in 2021. Having commenced his career as a chartered accountant, Mike has gone on to become a finance market leader. He believes that people are the drivers of a company, and he is passionate about identifying and executing on opportunities, mitigating risk, and structuring resources to deliver.


As Group Managing Director, Mike provides strategic leadership and future-focused vision to the Group. He holds a Bachelor of Business in accounting and finance from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and he is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Fiona Mackee
Group Human Resources Director


With over 15 years generalist Human Resources experience across a multiple of industries, Fiona enjoys the variety and depth offered by the HR profession. Bringing an agile approach to the changing needs of an organisation, she finds satisfaction in innovative problem solving. 

Fiona joined Optic Security Group in 2021.


A Certified Practitioner Human Resources (CPHR), Fiona has worked across Commonwealth and State public sectors and within industry and is just as at home dispensing HR advice as she is formulating people strategies and implementing digital HR transformations. If she could solve one problem in the world, says Fiona, it would be ensuring that everyone has an equal opportunity. 

As Optic Security Group’s HR Manager, Fiona leads the Group’s people and culture function and ensuring Optic maintains a people-led edge. 

Matthew O'Sullivan
Group Operations Director


Matthew’s three decades of professional experience has seen him progress from technical and frontline management roles to senior leadership roles in electrical and telecommunications engineering in a number of industry leading organisations.


Matthew joined Optic as its Australian National Director of Operations, bringing with him wide-ranging skills and experience in the management of large-scale operations across multiple states and territories. He is equally at home managing projects as he is leading organisations though process improvements and transformational change.


As National Director of Operations, Matthew leads Optic Security Group operations across Australia’s states and territories. He holds qualifications in electrical engineering and electrical contracting and has completed executive leadership courses at Leadership Management Australia.

Mark Lloyd
Managing Director ANZ


With over 25 years' experience in the electrical and security industry, Mark has worked in strategic roles in Sales and Operations and is experienced in implementing all-of-business approaches to delivering great solutions and customer experiences. 

Mark joined Optic as Managing Director in 2020, bringing with him a thirst for meeting the needs of clients constantly evolving with the development of new technologies. Mark believes that security must always be understood as a business enabler, and his emphasis is on offering clients the best solution that maximises their business efficiencies and assists them to meet their organisational objectives. 

As Managing Director, Mark leads the Optic Security Group team across Australia and New Zealand, including our IT Services division, Optic Digital. 

Mike Nugent
General Manager, New Zealand


A strong advocate of physical and cyber security solutions as business enablers, Mike brings a wealth of experience in developing strong client relationships and leading teams to deliver large enterprise-grade technology solutions and services.

Mike joined Optic Security Group in 2019, having spent twenty years in several senior corporate leadership positions, initially in Europe where he was European Area Product Manager for Ricoh, and then in New Zealand. He commenced his career with several years of service in the Royal Navy (United Kingdom), specialising in secure and tactical communications.

As Optic Security Group’s General Manager in New Zealand, Mike provides leadership in relation to all aspects of the business across the length and breadth of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Anna Chisholm
Head of Optic Digital, New Zealand


With over a decade of experience in human resources and operational management within the tech sector, Anna is passionate about bringing together talented people and leading technology to address contemporary 
organisational challenges.   

Anna joined Comsmart as a Human Resources Consultant in 2014 prior to it becoming part of Optic Security Group in 2018. Her previous experience included roles in HR and recruitment at Aurecon and Kinetic Recruitment. An IT professional services specialist, Anna thrives at the intersection of people and technology and in locating and placing the best IT professionals in roles where they can really add value. 

As Optic Security Group’s Head of Digital, Anna leads Optic Digital, the Group’s, the IT and Cyber division, leading a highly talented, client-focused team of IT professionals devoted to delivering future-focussed outcomes. 

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