Our People

The ALYKA team is a highly skilled and diverse group of individuals, united by their passion for innovation and excellence. With a strong emphasis on creativity and analytical thinking, the team excels in brainstorming and implementing cutting-edge solutions.

Meet Our Team

Zion Ong

Zion's passion for marketing and technology has been the main driving force behind ALYKA's success. Zion invests most of his time leading the direction of the business, empowering the team and overseeing client accounts.

Zion Ong
Co-Founder | Co-CEO
David Birrell

With a strong focus on systems, data and product development, Dave’s passion for technology fuels a culture of innovation at ALYKA. Working closely with our tech partners, Dave ensures our solutions deliver cutting-edge experiences for our clients.

David Birrell
Co-CEO
Gemma Owen

Gemma oversees the streamlined operations and effective delivery of work at ALYKA. Gemma's primary goal is to drive efficiency and collaboration across teams to ensure we deliver exceptional results and service to our clients.

Gemma Owen
Chief Operating Officer
Maurizio Macri

Maurizio is an experienced business consultant with a background in marketing and finance. He specialises in advising clients on long-term digital growth and aligning them with digital solutions that support their organisational goals.

Maurizio Macri
Digital Advisor
Nick Dunn
Nick helps to ensure that our people love working here at ALYKA and that we’re focused on growing our business as much as our clients. Nick strives to create an environment where everyone can bring their whole selves to work.
Nick Dunn
People & Operations Manager
Lavanya Balasubramaniam
With experience supporting international businesses, Lavanya helps to bridge the gap between our Perth and Malaysian offices seamlessly. Supporting our operations team, Lavanya works to ensure smooth workflows and a harmonious work environment.
Lavanya Balasubramaniam
Operations Assistant
Claire Briggs
Having been on the client and agency side of the marketing equation, Claire has a unique understanding of marketer pain points and challenges. This informs her agile, client-first approach to developing our product and service offering.
Claire Briggs
Marketing Manager
Xixi Ma

Combining knowledge of User Experience, design and accessibility, Xixi ensures each creative project looks fantastic, functions well and fulfils business goals. Her relentless perfectionism and stunning designs are vital for bringing client's visions to life.

Xixi Ma
Head of UX & Design
Carmen Yee
Carmen's ALYKA journey started with audiovisual content; the rest is history! A true creative, Carmen enjoys taking on challenges and has built a vast, cross-platform design skill set that she uses to deliver top-notch results for our clients.
Carmen Yee
Creative Designer
Liyana Zainuddin
Liyana brings her creativity and design expertise to web and digital marketing projects. Her background in computer science, specifically app and web development, is a bonus and makes her a perfect fit for the ALYKA team.
Liyana Zainuddin
Junior Designer
Rebel Boylan
Motivated by her interest in the intersection of communication and technology, Rebel creates content strategies that attract and engage target audiences, driving business goals. And if she isn't sure how, Rebel undertakes User Research projects to find out.
Rebel Boylan
Content Strategist
Tom Cockram
Tom's passion for language and storytelling allows him to bring a fresh perspective to creative projects. Tom takes pride in the small details of his work and develops a deep understanding of our clients, their industries, and business needs.
Tom Cockram
Copywriter & Marketing Coordinator
Meika Birch

Meika specialises in architecting robust marketing, sales and customer service systems to achieve revenue goals. Once designed, Meika implements the architecture within a CRM to bring the concept to life.

Meika Birch
Head of Strategy
Mila van Nieuwenhuijzen
Mila has extensive experience supporting CRM clients and specialises in all things HubSpot. She is passionate about helping organisations grow better by structuring processes and delivering value throughout the customer journey.
Mila van Nieuwenhuijzen
CRM Specialist
Reid Arnold
Reid is passionate about leveraging technology to drive business growth and transforming customer data into actionable insights. Whether it's a web project or CRM implementation, Reid works tirelessly to deliver exceptional results for our clients.
Reid Arnold
Project Manager
Hardik Gosai
Hardik is our Search and PPC Lead, managing our Digital Tech Team to deliver campaigns that achieve our client’s goals. Hardik has a strong data-driven approach and works closely with Google, Meta and other digital channels to keep up with industry trends.
Hardik Gosai
Digital Marketing Specialist
Amalia Uribe
Amalia is a client-centric marketing professional with a strong e-commerce and digital strategy background. Running her own side business gives Amalia the experience to comprehend business objectives and execute aligned marketing campaigns with success.
Amalia Uribe
Senior Digital Account Manager
Cleon Kartawiria
After completing a degree in neuroscience, Cleon decided to reorientate towards marketing and graduated with a Master's Degree in 2020. As an Account Manager, Cleon works alongside his clients to support them in meeting their business goals.
Cleon Kartawiria
Senior Digital Account Manager
Nad Nazrul
Nad enjoys cracking his client's problems and finding the perfect digital marketing solutions for their needs. Nad keeps his clients and our team updated with the latest digital trends, handy tools and music recommendations to suit every mood.
Nad Nazrul
Senior Digital Account Manager
Amy Lee
With an educational background in psychology and a natural creative flair, Amy is perfectly suited for a career in marketing. Coordinating her own social content creation venture gives her a unique perspective on how a campaign strategy comes together.
Amy Lee
Digital Account Manager
Richie Chong
As our most experienced PPC technician, Richie has seen it all. Richie works with our clients alongside the Digital Marketing Team to maximise their digital presence and drives results with data-backed precision and technical expertise.
Richie Chong
Senior PPC Specialist
Eric Ooi
A true master of organic search, Eric is our most experienced SEO technician, having joined the ALYKA team in 2017. He is dedicated to elevating our client's online visibility and boosting their digital presence through technical strategy and implementation.
Eric Ooi
Senior SEO Specialist
Sufi Hakim
Sufi is a dedicated digital marketer specialising in SEO strategies to enhance his client's online presence. Sufi is committed to driving digital success by using new technologies and keeping up with the latest digital trends.
Sufi Hakim
Digital Marketing Assistant
Pushpa Bansal
With a background honed at Google, Pushpa has an unmatched understanding of the digital landscape and Pay-Per-Click marketing. With this knowledge, Pushpa crafts high-impact campaigns to boost our client's online presence and drive results.
Pushpa Bansal
PPC Specialist
Ben Chew

Before joining ALYKA, Ben owned and operated his own business. This experience enables him to oversee delivery of client services, keeping our clients happy and driving their growth. Ben works closely with our specialists in all areas of the digital environment.

Ben Chew
Head of Client Services
Siew Siew Lee

Siew Siew is our Senior Web Developer with 10+ years of experience working on complex web solutions. Siew Siew is adept at effective team communication and collaboration, resulting in exceptional client outcomes and successful support resolutions.

Siew Siew Lee
Technical Lead - Support & Success
Mithraa Sangaran
As our Support and Success Specialist, Mithraa plays a pivotal role in ensuring our clients have a seamless experience. Her deep technical knowledge and development experience allows her to efficiently diagnose issues and provide solutions.
Mithraa Sangaran
Support & Success Specialist
Tenille Evans

Tenille enjoys nurturing the heart of a website project, scoping and putting the solutions together, nailing the concept and watching the vision come to life. Tenille's leadership skills ensure the success of large-scale web development projects.

Tenille Evans
Head of Web Projects
Bill Heppard
With a background in marketing and web projects, Bill excels in coordinating website design, development, and deployment efforts, ensuring timely and successful project outcomes, and keeping clients in the loop every step.
Bill Heppard
Senior Project Manager
Chris Yap
Chris has amassed a wealth of experience servicing our international clients. He excels at project planning, resource allocation, and risk management and efficiently communicates across ALYKA's teams to bring our client's visions to life.
Chris Yap
Senior Project Manager
Clare Baker
Clare has over 13 years of experience in web design and development with over 5 years as a project manager. She leverages this skillset to deliver exceptional results to our clients and to expertly oversee projects from kick-off to launch.
Clare Baker
Digital Project Manager
Henry Kwan

As one of our most experienced full-stack developers, Henry has the ability to architect a wide range of solutions for complex websites. Henry is skilled in executing integrations to deliver a seamless experience between third-party systems.

Henry Kwan
Solutions Architect
Arjun Thapa

As our Development Operations Manager, Arjun keeps our development team running smoothly. Arjun manages the developer schedule and oversees projects to ensure work is executed accurately, on time, and within scope and budget.

Arjun Thapa
Development Operations Manager
Jackey Leung
With an aptitude for front-end development and back-end coding, Jackey is our in-house full-stack development expert. From how your website looks to what it's able to do, Jackey's skills and expertise ensure a first-class finished product.
Jackey Leung
Full Stack Developer
Vinod Vutla
With over 6 years of experience developing engaging and feature-rich web applications, Vinod excels in his role as the Support Team's primary Back End Developer. Specialising in Kentico CMS development, Vinod is an asset to your next Web Project.
Vinod Vutla
Back End Developer
Claud Chan
Claud specialises in complex projects, collaborating closely with our Creative Team to ensure seamless back-end integration with the design vision. His technical expertise and dedication brings our clients web projects to life.
Claud Chan
Senior Front End Developer
Chin Ei Ong
A dedicated Junior Front-End Developer, Ong works alongside our development team helping to turn creative ideas into stunning website experiences. His thirst for learning gives him a range of development skills for a seamlessly integrated User Experience.
Chin Ei Ong
Junior Developer
Yumiko Tan
Yumi, our QA Tester, plays a crucial role in ensuring the success of our website projects. Her detailed understanding of the development process gained over a decade of working at ALYKA, allows her to meticulously carry out testing on new websites.
Yumiko Tan
QA Tester