Our mission is simple: establish thedocyard as the trusted business management technology partner for corporates and their advisors.

As deal-makers, we know what it takes to close deals on time, on budget, and on-the-go.

A career in deal-making drove corporate lawyer Stuart Clout to start thedocyard in 2014.

Stuart’s mission: to deliver the next generation of dealtech and board management solutions on a global scale.

Since then, our deal management platform is now trusted by the world’s leading corporate advisory and teams, including Grant Thornton, DLA Piper, K&L Gates, Gethen Capital and AJ Gallagher, to help make their deals flow.

In 2020, thedocyard acquired Athena Board, a simple, secure board meeting management platform. This positions thedocyard as a leader in corporate governance and information management solutions.

Meet the team

Stuart Clout

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Stuart is a highly experienced corporate lawyer, having been both a partner at a large Australian law firm and acting as a senior in house counsel for a Fortune 100 company.

Stuart has deep experience in M&A and ECM transactions which has led to the innovative insights behind thedocyard’s next generation deal management technology.

Stuart is committed to providing the world’s leading end-to-end corporate/commercial transaction technology.

Neale Java

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director

Neale is an experienced commercial and technical operator who brings proven results in setting strategy, shaping development and directing execution to deliver the growth & profitability agendas of businesses.

Neale’s unique experience stems from industries that are innovating through their service offering or experimenting with new business models.

As Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Neale focuses on the execution of the thedocyard’s vision, growth and enablement efforts.

Daniel Ryding

Head of Engineering

Daniel is an experienced and passionate technology leader with over 14 years’ experience in industry.

Daniel’s experience has seen him leading large global technology teams delivering superior products and services to a multitude of clients, specialising in Agile web and mobile based Saas/Paas cloud development and operations.

As the head of engineering, Daniel leads and manages key activities in the development departments inclusive of reliability engineering, and process automation in support of daily site/software development projects.

Greg O’Reilly

Head of Customer Success and Services

Greg has spent his career working with clients delivering global technology platforms and breakthrough software applications to solve business problems; delivering improved outcomes to customers, helping them to achieve better results, and be more productive.

Greg understands how data, technology, and people converge and works strategically with clients to deliver solutions that work for their businesses for the long term.

As Head of Customer Success and Services, Greg directs our global customer engagement and success strategy, working closely with users to ensure they get the most from our platform, and delivering user feedback on new product development, features and services.

Daniel Kitt

Head of Sales (APAC)

Daniel is a driven and creative B2B sales executive, with a proven track record of success in financial services. His persistence and genuine care for helping customers make the most of quality software sets him apart as a BD professional.

Prior to joining thedocyard, Daniel led the Rainmaker Group as Head of Sales. He also held several management roles at BT Financial Group, working across Investor Solutions and Advisory.

As Head of Sales (APAC), Daniel is charged with ensuring thedocyard becomes and remains the platform of choice for corporates and their advisors.

Steven Coffey

Chairman & Non-Executive and Independent Director

Steven is a Chartered Accountant and registered company auditor and has over 35 years’ experience in the accounting and finance industry. He has been a partner in the chartered accounting firm Watkins Coffey Martin since 1993.

Steven is currently a non-executive director of Kazia Therapeutics Limited (ASX: KZA – NASDAQ:KZIA), where he is the chair of its audit, risk and governance committee.

Steven Engel

Head of Engineering - Board Division

As the founder of Lockbox Technologies, Steven is an experienced leader of skilled teams charged with developing and delivering innovative solutions. He has successfully helped grow and divest Microplex (ISP) to Optus, and developed internal security applications for Westpac, including the world’s first implementation of fingerprint banking login.

Steven is passionate about online document security and strives to deliver outstanding customer experiences through sophisticated technology.

As the Head of Engineering - Board Division, Steven manages the Lockbox Technologies engineering team, following its acquisition by thedocyard. In this role, he is responsible for integrating the platform with multiple technologies across iOS, Android, macOS, Cloud and web.

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