Contact Us

For Australian Government and

Adrian Pitman
Director of Acquisition Engineering Improvement
Directorate of Materiel Engineering - Standardisation Office
Australian Defence Material Organisation (DMO)

For Commercial: Australia, Asia and Africa

Angela Tuffley
Director, RedBay Consulting Pty Ltd
5 The Rampart
Redland Bay Qld 4165
Ph: +614 0888 9952

For Commercial: North and South America and Europe

Elizabeth (Betsy) Clark
President, Software Metrics Inc.
4345 High Ridge Road
Haymarket VA 20169
United States
+1 703-754-0115

Brad Clark
(same contact info as Elizabeth Clark)

Mr. Adrian Pitman is the Director Acquisition Engineering Improvement in the Standardisation Office of the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). He has over 43 years military systems experience, including 20 years as a maintenance engineer in the Royal Australian Air Force and 23 years in defence capital equipment acquisition in various engineering, project management and quality assurance management roles. Adrian has also worked a number of years in the telecommunication, space and transportation industry sectors. Throughout his career Adrian has focused his attention on implementing organisational improvement including his role as a foundation member of the DMO Software Acquisition Reform Program and Defence Director Quality Systems. Adrian obtained his avionic engineering qualifications at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and is a SCRAM Lead Assessor, a former DMO CMMI Lead Assessor, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a Certified International Software Configuration Manager.

Ms. Angela Tuffley is the Director of RedBay Consulting Pty Ltd and Adjunct Senior Lecturer with Griffith University, Australia. She has over 30 years of industry experience, both in Australia and overseas, providing expert professional services in training, assessment and advice for the acquisition, engineering and support of software intensive systems. Her focus is on Schedule Compliance Risk Assessment, the adoption of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI); and ISO/IEC 15504 Information Technology Process Assessment (SPICE). She is a CMMI Institute Certified CMMI Instructor and SEI Visiting Scientist. She has a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma in Software Quality from Griffith University.

Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Clark is President of Software Metrics, Inc., a Virginia-based consulting company she co-founded in 1983. Dr. Clark is a primary contributor to Practical Software Measurement (PSM). Dr. Clark was also a principle contributor to the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) core measures. Dr. Clark is a Research Associate at the Center for Systems and Software Engineering at USC. She collaborated with Dr. Barry Boehm and Dr. Chris Abts to develop and calibrate the COCOTS model. She is also a primary contributor to SCRAM. Dr. Clark received her B.A. from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from UC, Berkeley. 

Dr. Brad Clark is Vice-President of Software Metrics Inc. – a Virginia based consulting company. He works with clients to identify and resolve key issues that prevent organizations from becoming more efficient and more effective. He has helped organizations identify the root causes of schedule slippage, performed feasibility analysis of a program’s staffing levels and duration, and helped organizations create and use leading indicators that forecast changes in progress, productivity or quality.
Dr. Clark received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1997 from the University of Southern California. Brad is a former Navy A-6 Intruder pilot.