Rowan Bunning is a pioneer in Australia of the Scrum agile project management approach. With a background in web and object-oriented software design, Rowan was first introduced to agile as "the way good Smalltalkers develop software". Rowan became Australia's first Certified Scrum Practitioner and Certified Scrum Trainer. He has built extensive experience training, coaching and leading Agile adoptions across Australia, New Zealand, the U.K, and Ireland and has worked as an Agile Coach and ScrumMaster at one of Europe's leading agile consultancies.
Rowan is passionate about the potential to lower risk, increase collaboration, productivity and ROI through the disciplined application of Agile methods. Rowan is highly active in the Agile community internationally and has spoken at several conferences in Europe and North America including Scrum Gatherings in London (2007) and Munich (2009). In Australia, Rowan founded a successful Agile special interest group supported by the Australian Computer Society and helped to initiate Scrum User Groups in Sydney and Brisbane. Rowan holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, is a PRINCE2® Practitioner, is Cognitive Edge accredited and is a trained Innovation Games® facilitator.
Based in Sydney, Rowan is available throughout Australia and New Zealand for in-house training, agile coaching and consulting.