Analysis & Advice

Lockstep’s Principal Stephen Wilson is a seasoned management consultant, with 17 years experience in a variety of environments.

Consulting experience

Stephen’s consulting experience spans many years with ‘Big Five’ multi-national firms, and with small-to-medium sized technology specialists. He has served clients in government, the health sector and banking, in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau and Indonesia.

His analysis and advice assignments have included:

  • Identity Management strategies for clients including Australia Post, South Australia Health, the New Zealand cabinet, the South Australia government, Westpac, the Australian Stock Exchange, the Republic of Indonesia, and the New Zealand Bankers Association
  • Business cases for the National eHealth Transition Authority, Hong Kong Post, Malaysia Post and the Australian Medical Association
  • Governance and regulatory advice for the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO), Medicare Australia, the Macau Government, and the Hong Kong Government
  • Privacy Impact Assessments for Australia Post, the Victorian Department of Health, the Department of Primary Industries, Queensland Health and others.

Lockstep’s research clients include:

  • the NSW Department of Commerce, for whom we developed a unique new statistical Return On Investment model, since adapted by US Department of Defence researchers; see ROI work
  • the World Bank
  • eASEAN
  • NeHTA
  • the international standards body OASIS, and
  • CSIRO.

Stephen’s research career highlights are summarised below, and detailed further in the attached.

  • 1983: BSC, Uni of Qld – majors in Physics & Comp Sci.
  • 1986: BE Elec (Hons) – Uni of Qld, major in digital electronics
  • 1985: CSIRO Vacation Scholarship – Division of Radiophysics
  • 1986-87: Experimental Scientist – CSIRO Division of Textile Physics
  • 1987-95: Software Engineering, R&D Manager, Marketing Manager – Telectronics
  • 1992: US patent 5,251,625 – “Apparatus and Method for Controlling Tachyarrhythmia Confirmation in Response to Patient History”
  • 1992: US patent 5,144,947 – “Apparatus and Method for Antitachycardia Pacing in Arrhythmia Control Systems”
  • 1994: US patent 5,292,339 – “Pacemaker/Cardioverter/Defibrillator Device and Method Incorporating Multiple Bradycardia Support Pacing Rates”
  • 1995-97: Product Development Manager, Security Domain
  • 2002: Australian patent 743570 – “Means and method of registering new users in a system of registered users”
  • 2004: Australian patent PCT/AU2005/000364 – “System and method for anonymously indexing electronic record systems”
  • 2004: Australian patent PCT/AU2005/000522 – “Means and method of using cryptographic devices to combat online institution identity theft”
  • 2005: AusCERT2005 refereed academic paper – “A novel application of PKI smartcards to anonymise Health Identifiers”
  • 2006: 5th Homeland Security Conference refereed paper – “A new manifesto for smartcards as national information infrastructure”
  • 2007: AusIndustry COMET R&D grant
  • 2008: NIST Id Trust refereed paper – “Public Key Superstructure”
  • 2008: AusCERT2008 refereed academic paper – “An easily validated security model for e-voting based on anonymous public key certificates”
  • 2008: Finalist in the Global Security Challenge, Singapore
  • 2009: Selected in Tech23 innovation showcase, Sydney
  • 2009: eResearch Australasia refereed poster paper – “Anonymity & Pseudonymity in eResearch via smartcards and Public Key Infrastructure”
  • 2010: Finalist in the SESAMES Asia smartcard technology awards, Hong Kong
  • 2011: US Patent 8,286,865: Authenticating electronic financial transactions
  • 2013: US Patent 8,347,101: System and method for anonymously indexing electronic record systems