Mr Pretty is known for his vision and leadership as one of the most successful Information Technology & Telecommunications (IT&T) executives in Australia. His lengthy experience and depth of understanding of the Australian IT&T and Investment Banking sectors is well known.
Mr Pretty is Group Managing Director and CEO of ASX-listed Hills Holdings Limited. He was previously Group Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Finance House in the Middle East.
Prior to his time at Gulf Finance, Mr Pretty was Chairman of Fujitsu Australia Limited and an Executive Director at Macquarie Capital Advisers.
Prior to those roles, he was an Executive at Telstra Corporation Limited and held a number of Group Managing Director positions including Technology Innovation and Product. Mr Pretty has also served as Chairman at RP Data Limited, a Director at Korvest Limited, an adviser to, and Director of Optus Communications and Optus Vision, and as a
Partner at Media and Telecommunications Law Firm, Gilbert & Tobin.
Mr Pretty is currently Australian and New Zealand Advisory Chairman of Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Satyam (part of the Indian headquartered $14 billion diversified Mahindra Group).