Board & Management

Each key person comes with different complementary strengths, but we are united by a burning passion to make it easier for anyone to succeed online by way of our great products and services.

Peter James
Non-Executive Chairman

Peter has extensive experience as Chair, Non Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer across a range of publicly listed and private companies particularly in emerging technologies and e-commerce.

He recently completed 12 years as a Non Executive Director of ASX listed iiNet, chairing iiNet’s Strategy and Innovation Committee. iiNet was recently acquired by TPG Telecom for $1.56b.

Peter is a successful investor in a number of Digital Media and Technology businesses in Australia and the US and travels extensively in reviewing innovation and consumer trends in the US and also Asia. 

Peter is an experienced and successful business leader with significant strategic and operational expertise. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and brings a strong record of corporate governance and stakeholder communication as well as over 20 years ASX listed Chairman/NED and CEO experience. 

He holds a BA degree with Majors in Business and Computer Science and is a Member of the Australian Computer Society.

Mark Evans
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mark comes with extensive corporate experience. Previously the CEO of an international security countermeasures company, Mark was responsible for Asia-Pacific distribution agreements with Korean manufacturers of technology and Internet based security products.

Continuing his move up the corporate ladder, Mark moved on to a very successful long-term career in Sales & Marketing for one of Australia's largest most admired billion dollar private companies. Here, Mark was renowned for his precise planning, strategy and execution, as well as the building of highly successful teams with winning cultures.

Since being appointed CEO, Mark has proven himself as a true leader of Dreamscape Networks. Soon after his arrival, the company experienced the rapid global growth that has cemented its status as a market leader.

Michael Malone
Non-Executive Director

Michael founded iiNet in 1993 and continued as CEO until 2014 as the company grew from the garage into a major telecommunications provider with revenue of over a billion dollars. Michael was also a founding director and chairman of auDA (the .au Domain Administration).

Michael sits on various public companies including Seven West Media, nbn co, SpeedCast and Superloop, as well as Founding Chairing Diamond Cyber, a Perth based cyber security response business.

Evan Cross
Non-Executive Director

Mr Cross has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for over 30 years, and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Cross has extensive corporate finance experience in investment banking both in Australia and the US and has held key finance or executive director roles in a number of private and ASX-listed companies in a wide range of industries including technology, healthcare, mining and the food and beverage industries.

He is currently a non-executive director of ASX listed Activistic Limited.

Gavin Gibson
Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer

Gavin comes from a strong technical background, operating as the CTO for a number of IT companies prior to joining Dreamscape Networks.

Having been involved with Dreamscape and its subsidiary projects since inception, Gavin has worked closely with all aspects of operations from support, HR, design and development, to project and product management, marketing, PR and management.

With his broad knowledge and experience, Gavin combines a clear vision and overview of day-to-day operations with an ability to tackle any arising challenges. Gavin expertly manages the build and implementation of Dreamscape’s internal systems to improve speed, efficiency, profitability and overall customer experience.

Tony Sparks
Company Secretary & Group Finance Executive

Tony is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Executive with over 25 years’ experience in strategic, financial, taxation, company secretarial and corporate matters in various organisations and industries.

Tony was recently the Chief Financial Officer for a privately owned resources company with a $3bn project, has previously held the position of Managing Director for an Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Listed company, and has over 10 years’ experience as a Company Secretary and the Chief Financial Officer for various ASX Listed companies.

Tony was appointed in late February 2016 as Group Finance Director and will oversee all aspects of the Group’s financial management, financial reporting, corporate and company secretarial matters.