Who we are

For over a decade the Flexischools team have been developing technology to help simplify school life.

Our mission is to create a positive impact within the school community by making school life simpler for parents

We understand school life and know that it is essential a school’s many services including canteen, uniform shop, events and other facilities run smoothly. Not only in a way that’s convenient for the school and suppliers but, most importantly, parents.

About

Flexischools is a division of InLoop – an Australian business focused on improving lives by making the complex simple. InLoop’s values were established by our founders at the very beginning and continue to drive decisions in Flexischools every day.

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Innovation

We stay curious every step of the way

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Simplicity

Our products are reliable and easy to use

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Passion

We believe that school life should be easy

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Customer Focus

We are here for our customers

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Teamwork

We see ourselves as partners

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Accountability

To our promise to simplify school life

Our team are passionate about developing solutions that have tangible, positive impacts on people’s lives. We have an inclusive and collaborative culture which seeks to make the most of each individual’s unique strengths, experiences and perspectives.

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Geoff Austen - Co-founder LinkedIn Logo
Geoff Austen - Co-founder LinkedIn Logo

Geoff is the major shareholder and Director of Flexischools and brings considerable financial and business management expertise to the business. Geoff's previous role was as Executive Director with Macquarie Bank, where he founded and ran the Global Equity Finance and Structuring Division. Geoff holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UNSW and is an accredited member of CPA.

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Davin McPherson - General Manager LinkedIn Logo

Davin’s expansive career has seen him accumulate a wealth of experience, with more than 20 years’ legal, financial and commercial experience, coupled with over a decade of owning and operating a number of businesses. In his current role, Davin is passionate about bringing his full breadth of business acumen to assist Flexischools to achieve its vision and objectives.

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Nina Ketley - General Manager − Product LinkedIn Logo
Nina Ketley - General Manager − Product LinkedIn Logo

Nina is our Product Manager, prior to joining InLoop in 2014 Nina worked for Microsoft as both a Senior Consultant and Senior Technical Account Manager. Nina has over 15 years’ experience in technology strategy, design and support. Bringing this experience to InLoop, Nina drives the product strategy and development for InLoop. Looking for new and better ways to enhance the customer experience across our brands including Flexischools and FlexiBuzz.

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Zubin Appoo - Chief Technology Officer LinkedIn Logo
Zubin Appoo - Chief Technology Officer LinkedIn Logo

Zubin brings 20 years of experience in technology and strategy from various industries, including financial, supply chain and logistics. Prior to InLoop / Flexischools, Zubin was Head of Innovation and Technology at WiseTech Global, one of Australia’s most successful tech companies. Zubin has prior experience working at EDS, building leading edge technology solutions for both Commonwealth Bank and the Bank of Queensland. Zubin holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from UTS, and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Architect as well as a certified SOA Architect.

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Melanie McKenzie - Customer Engagement Manager LinkedIn Logo

Mel brings over 15 years of experience in marketing and customer engagement from various industries including media, broadcast and events. Prior to joining Flexischools, Mel was Head of Marketing at NBCUniversal, responsible for launching TV channels across Australia and New Zealand. Prior to her role at NBCUniversal, Mel worked in the United Kingdom for Sony Pictures Television and international events company Brand Events.

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Colin King - Customer Service and Operations
Colin King - Customer Service and Operations

Colin brings to Flexischools more than 40 years’ experience in the IT industry. He has held a diverse range of roles for companies such as ICL, TNT, Lend Lease, IBM and his own start-up company. Colin joined the Flexi team as employee number five working with the customer support team. He is a parent of four and spends his non-working hours volunteering at his local school for canteen, classroom activities and on various other committees. Colin brings this community insight to assist us in constantly improving our Flexischools product offering for our customers.