Laurence Webb cureently works with Optus. Hew was also a is a senior executive at Telstra, responsible for the company’s outsourcing business. He worked with Telstra for 8 years. Prior to Telstra, Laurence was Chief Executive Officer at SecurePay, a Melbourne-based payments company. Laurence has 30 years experience in the IT and financial services industries. Laurence arrived in Australia in 1982 from the UK, where he was a management consultant with Deloittes.
Single with 3 grown up children, Laurence lives in Melbourne. His hobbies are horse riding and bush poetry. Laurence founded Helping Hand in 2005, which has donated over 8500 computers and thousands of volunteer hours to more than 150 charities in 16 countries. Laurence has been on the board of a number of charities; Reach, FDCC, Mali Initiative, is Chairman of Kenyan Kinship and is a member of Rotary with duties in international development.