Chief Operating Officer, Global Switch

Ashley is an internationally experienced Executive and inspirational leader known for his ability to build high-performance teams.

As COO for Global Switch, his focus is on driving the operational performance and excellence of Global Switch's data centres, as well as ensuring the seamless delivery of its new developments, power densification and other redevelopment projects. Ashley also has responsibility for development and new markets, as well as technology strategy and IT platforms.

Prior to joining Global Switch in 2020, he led as Project Director to CEO over a 29 year career in construction and development delivering major projects across Australia, United Kingdom, UAE, Qatar and Canada, creating genuine positive impact for people and the environment.

Ashley is committed to improving the lives of young people. As such, he has played a key role in helping Chickenshed to progress its fundraising strategy as part of the Development Board for many years, and since February 2019 as a Director and Trustee. He also sits on the Development Board of the Willow Foundation.