About Us

DCI Data Centers is an experienced, service provider-neutral data centre owner and operator, providing customers with wholesale white space, fully serviced colocation, connectivity, and business continuity solutions across Asia Pacific. We serve cloud service providers, managed service providers, enterprise, and government from our secure, reliable, and certified data centre facilities.

Led by a highly experienced management team from Australia and Singapore, our mission is to become the preferred partner in the Asia Pacific region for the delivery of highly secure data centre solutions located from the hyperscale core to the connected regional edge. We envisage a future where we protect and power the digital world through our world-class data centre infrastructure solutions.

DCI is a portfolio company of Brookfield Asset Management and its investment partners. Known for their work in critical infrastructure around the world, Brookfield has invested in growth platforms like DCI to help build better connected digital economies.

 

Board of Directors

 

Udhay Mathialagan
Chair

Udhay Mathialagan is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, responsible for investments in data infrastructure in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2018, Udhay was the Chief Executive Officer of a global telecom portfolio management company in Singapore. Previously, he held senior roles at Macquarie Capital and Crown Castle in Sydney, Australia. He also founded and led Insight Infrastructure, an Asia-focussed telecom tower company that was acquired by American Tower. Udhay holds a Master of Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands.

Jonathon Sellar

Jonathon Sellar is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Australia in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, responsible for the asset management function in Australia. Jonathon joined Brookfield in 2010, following Brookfield’s acquisition of the Australian-listed company, Prime Infrastructure, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2002. Previously, he held senior roles at InterGen Australia and at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Jonathon holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) from the Queensland University of Technology and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia since 1996.

Raymond Neill

Ray Neill is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, responsible for leading business development and transaction execution in Australia and India. Ray joined Brookfield in 2010, following Brookfield’s acquisition of the Australian-listed company, Prime Infrastructure, where he worked as an investment analyst. He currently serves as a Board member on several of Brookfield’s operating companies including DCI Data Centers, Arc Infrastructure, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal and Patrick Corporation, and previously worked in the transport group of the strategy consulting firm Booz and Co. Ray holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Felix Chan

Felix Chan is a Senior Vice President in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, responsible for portfolio management of data infrastructure assets in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Brookfield, Felix held roles as Chief Financial Officer at Tarantula Global, General Manager Commercial Development and Alliances at NBN Co Limited and was the Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder at Insight Infrastructure. Felix holds a Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and is a member of CPA Australia.

 

Management Team

 

Malcolm Roe
CEO (Australia)

Malcolm is an experienced data centre executive having established Metronode as a leading Australian data centre services provider. Prior to joining DCI, he was Vocus Group’s Head of Strategic Projects. He subsequently cofounded Open Edge dc, an edge computing start-up whose activities have now been absorbed into DCI.

Diana McFarlane
Group CFO

Diana has more than 15 years’ experience across the banking, infrastructure and integrated logistics sectors. She has worked in a variety of senior finance roles with businesses such as Credit Suisse, Qube Holdings and Moelis Australia. As DCI Data Centers' Group Chief Financial Officer, Diana is responsible for the Group’s accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, finance, shared services and internal controls.

Richard Burley
CCO

Richard has worked for challenger businesses in the finance, energy and telecommunications sectors. He has held a variety of ownership, advisory and executive roles in data infrastructure related businesses. Prior to joining DCI, Richard was an Executive General Manager, responsible for the Defence & Government business of Nextgen Networks which was acquired by ASX-listed Vocus Group.

Verghese Jacob
CTO

Verghese is responsible for the technology strategy, direction and project delivery for DCI. He has extensive experience managing all aspects of data centre project development across Asia Pacific, including corporate safety and environment, business unit risk management, carrier facilities access, building services design and construction. He established his own company, FMevolution in 2007, where he continued to program and project manage the delivery of world-leading designed data centres for clients such as Woolworths, Pacnet (now Telstra), DXC.technology, Metronode (now Equinix) and AirTrunk.

Ras Scollay
Senior Vice President of Business Development (Asia)

Ras is responsible for overseeing the development of customer relationships and new market opportunities across Asia. With 24 years’ experience in digital infrastructure, Ras has spent the last 11 years in Asia. Most recently he worked at Colt Data Center Services, where he led Sales and Marketing in Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Japan, and India. During that time, Colt launched two new-build hyperscale data centres near Tokyo and acquired land for further expansions in Osaka and Mumbai. Previously, Ras was the Japan Country Manager for CenturyLink, Inc., and prior to that Regional Sales Director for CenturyLink in Singapore.

Chris Heffernan
Country Manager (Australia)

Chris has a strong record in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of complex critical systems infrastructure and provides strategic and technical advice on major facility relocation and data centre projects across Asia and Australia.

Chris Clarkson
Head of Business Development - South Australia & Northern Territory

Chris is the Head of Business Development (South Australia & Northern Territory) with more than 20 years’ experience in ICT. Chris has built strong interworking relationships working with American, Japanese, Chinese and French multi-nationals that have delivered big data and high-performance computing solutions across Asia Pacific. With his ICT experience he has also consulted to what was the South Australian Office of the Chief Information Officer and held senior roles at Huawei, Hitachi, Symantec, SGI, Sun Microsystems and SAS.

Matt Creamer
Director of Business Development

Matt's role at DCI Data Centers is to work with customers across Australia to deliver colocation services within DCI sites and to grow the business in this region.

Mark Davis
Technical Account Manager

As Technical Accounts Manager, Mark provides the first point of contact for DCI's colocation customers.

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