Tony Blonk joined H W Fisher & Co as Head of IT in September 1998. Prior to this he has worked for CABS UK as UK Director and head of Professional services.
Obtaining a degree in Business Studies whilst working as a trainee accountant with Ernst & Young Australia he moved into general business services and became a Tax and Financial services consultant for Bongiorno & Co. In 1985 he became account manager and consultant with CABS Pty Ltd, a leading supplier of Practice Management Systems. Relocating to the UK in 1991, he became manager for CABS UK and then subsequently director for CABS UK Pty Ltd & CABS Australia Pty Ltd, which then merged with Solution6 Ltd in 1997. Experience from the implementation of Practice Management systems for firms such as PwC, Deloitte & Touche & KPMG throughout Europe and South Africa has given him significant insight into the system management requirements of professional service firms.
Tony is a member of the firms IT Committee with prime focus on the formation and integration of IT strategy across the firm. His experience covers such aspects as Data Protection and compliance, business system and processes review, operational systems management and the delivery of projects in support of the firm business requirements. He also represents the firm and is chairman of the Leading Edge Alliance European IT group and holds accreditation for Prince 2 project management.