About Us

Cadist Consulting was founded in April 2002 by Damian Sheather, a degree qualified IT professional with (at the time) a decade of experience providing quality IT solutions for a variety of clients.  Damian brought his private clients into the business – clients he had been providing IT expertise to since 1993, and the business itself became a full-time proposition.

Cadist Consulting offers IT consultancy services to small to medium sized businesses, and business units of larger corporations and Government Departments, at competitive rates.

Damian Sheather – Owner and IT Consultant

Damian Sheather

With a degree in Information Technology and a Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, Damian is a highly experienced IT Consultant and Business Analyst with proven performance over a career spanning more than twenty-five years.

A versatile leader who excels at turning analysis into strategic vision and then executing on that vision, Damian has a successful track record of innovation within diverse industries including government, finance and the energy and resources sector. Adept at managing stakeholder relationships and navigating the complexities of large-scale, pivotal government projects, he is recognised for consistently delivering top quality solutions within budget, timeframe and technology requirements.  A highly effective manager, mentor and influencer, Damian utilises excellent written and verbal communication skills to collaborate expertly across geographical and cultural boundaries.

Platinum Sponsor – Retro Rock-It

Retro Rock-It a 1994 Ford Fairmont that is driven by Damian in the Camp Quality esCarpade – an annual outback motoring adventure that brings hope, laughter and optimism to children living with cancer and their families, raising vital funds for Camp Quality.  Since 2010, Damian has raised over $120,000 for Camp Quality.  2023 will be Damian’s 12th esCarpade (given there were no esCarpade’s run over the pandemic)!

Read more about Retro Rock-It and the Camp Quality esCarpade at the Retro Rock-It Blog.

2023 Gillard Queensland and National Volunteer of the Year for Camp Quality – Damian Sheather

Damian was announced as the 2023 Queensland Camp Quality Volunteer of the Year in May, and was also announced as the Gillard National Volunteer of the Year for Camp Quality!