Siebert Lubbe joined OUA in September 2019 as Chief Engineer with the responsibility of guiding OUA's vision for technology and growing the organisation's software engineering capability. He is an accomplished engineering executive, bringing his passion for people, technology, and value for customers together at OUA.
After earning his degree in computer engineering in South Africa, Siebert worked in the UK as a software developer and technical leader. Working for a cyber security consultancy during this time, he developed specialist experience in online information security. From there, Siebert gained hands-on skills in software development, technical solution design and leading technical teams.
Siebert joined the ASX-listed REA Group in 2011, working his way up to senior management and more recently as Executive Manager of Engineering with a focus on growing and leading multiple high-performing teams.
Siebert is a passionate advocate for:
- Creating resilient cross-functional teams that can deliver on customer needs quickly.
- Adopting progressive development practices and technologies to create reliable, scalable and maintainable software solutions.
- Coaching and mentoring those around him so that they too can achieve their personal development goals and maximise their contribution to the organisation.