Our Board and Management Team


Our Board

Robin Craig – Director
BSc (Hons 1), PhD Robin Craig is Research Director of Genesearch Pty Ltd, Australia’s oldest continuously and privately held biotechnology company, started in 1980.

Robin provides programming, financial and strategic services and advice. Learn more about Robin here.


Chris Curtis – CTO chris curtis
B.App.Sc – Computing, Outstanding Alumni Award (QUT, 1997)Chris Curtis co-founded Lattice Software Pty Ltd in the 1980s, becoming Software Development Manager (HR Systems) for Mincom when it acquired Lattice. Subsequently he has been Software Engineering Manager and later General Manager of Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Australian Research and Development Operations and Chief Technology Officer, Australian Managing Director and member of the international management board of global security vendor, Eracom Technologies.Currently Mr Curtis is the Managing Director of Long Reach Technologies, which provides IT consulting and services  to a number of clients across various industry sectors including retail, accounting, law, recruitment, manufacturing, education and software development.

Sonja Bernhardt OAM – CEO
BA (Maths/Psych), Grad Dip HRM, MBA, CDE
Sonja Bernhardt is widely known and respected in the ICT industry, having been honoured with an Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2011 for her services to the IT Industry.   She also was the first Australian inducted into the WITI Hall of Fame in the USA.An expert in HR, project management and software implementations, she is the driving force behind ThoughtWare’s i.on my Governance, Risk and Compliance software. Sonja has worked in senior positions in Mincom as well as consulting for numerous private and public organisations. Learn more about Sonja here.  Or read Sonja’s entry in the WITI Hall of Fame or on Wikipedia.

ThoughtWare Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 88 086 471 338) was established as a business in 1991 and incorporated in 1999. ThoughtWare specialises in project management and software development.

Cornerstone solutions are a unique, innovative i.on my software platform for Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

ThoughtWare has also provided software to government, educational institutions, corporates and SMEs, as well as the biotechnology and scientific sectors.

The Management Team

Sonja Bernhardt OAM, BA (Maths/Psych), Grad Dip HRM, MBA, CDE

Robin Craig, BSc (Hons 1), PhD

This phenomenal management team bring with them combined experience of more than 50 years in the information technology, science, biotechnology, computer programming, human resources and research fields.

As respected published authors with over 50 publications between them and a number of board and executive committee memberships not only do you get the value of their business experience when you become involved with ThoughtWare but you also get the added value from the wide variety of industry and community activities the management team have undertaken and continue to undertake.

Have a look for yourself by following the links per person and discover the incredible additional activity that enhances the knowledge, experience and networking base of this dynamic management team.