About Biarri


Biarri founded with offices in Brisbane and Melbourne

After working in professional services and multinational corporates, Joe Forbes and Ash Nelson founded Biarri Optimisation to make Commercial Mathematics accessible to business.


Biarri Workbench released

First version of Biarri’s platform is released with Australian customers in supply chain and retail the first onboard


First customers in North America

Biarri goes global with initial energy and rail customers in the United States


Biarri Networks founded

After incubation within Biarri Optimisation, Biarri Networks is spun out to focus on providing Fibre Optic Network Design to telecommunication companies globally. Biarri Networks is later acquired by Dura-Line, part of the Orbia group of companies in 2022


First customers in Europe

Biarri Optimisation expands into Europe with customers in aviation and maritime. Joint Venture formed with Clive Data Services which is later acquired by Xeneta


Biarri Rail founded

Biarri Optimisation’s Rail capability is separated into Biarri Rail, with a focus on solving train and crew scheduling problems in North America and Australia. Biarri Rail is later acquired by Navis in 2019.


Data Science and Machine Learning capability established

Existing optimisation capability is extended with the establishment of a team focused on solving data science problems including forecasting, anomaly detection and pricing.


Partnerships formalised with Amazon and Gurobi Optimisation

Biarri is recognised as an Premier Service Partner with leading commercial solver Gurobi Optimisation, and becomes a member of the Amazon Partner Network


Dave Scerri appointed as CEO

With the departure of the founders from operational roles within the business, Dave is appointed CEO along with the current leadership team

We’re a team of innovative and creative, mathematicians, software devs, engineers and domain experts who love to solve your complex planning, scheduling and operational problems. We bring together world-leading mathematical engines with modern, cloud-based web applications to get businesses planning with confidence and operating efficiently sooner than anyone else.

Our mission is to make the world more efficient.

Our Values


We’re honest with each other and our clients and we always do the right thing.


We get the job done.
We act with a sense of
urgency and efficiency.

Freedom to innovate

Innovation is in our
DNA, and we know
that good ideas
come from a diversity
of perspectives.


We believe mathematics can change the world
and have a real impact
on people and businesses.


We are a team aligned towards a common goal, we support each other in everything we do. We work with our clients, not just for our clients.

Dave Scerri

Chief Executive Officer

Suzanne Roberts

Chief Financial Officer

David Hanlin

GM Customer Success

David Lynch

GM Commercialisation

Steve Muir

GM Technology

Tzara Ayton

GM Delivery

Amin Assadzadeh

Data Scientist

Riley Boardman

Senior Company Accountant

Jasmine Craig

Senior Commercial Mathematician

Paul Armand Galang

Frontend Developer

Anna Henderson

Commercial Mathematician

Paulo Lopera

Frontend Developer

Pejman Mehrabi

Account Executive – Mining and Energy

Chris O’Brien

Commercial Mathematician

Robin Pearce

Commercial Mathematician

Matt Segal

Senior Software Developer

Ravind Raniga

Business Development Manager

Dillon Steyl

Commercial Mathematician

Yannik Rist

Commercial Mathematician

Sophie Tait

Technical Support Manager

Naryman Tarvand

Data Scientist

Nick Williams

Commercial Mathematician

Jonathon Allport

Senior Commercial Mathematician

Vivienne Bear

Data Scientist

Delaney Beavis

Commercial Mathematician

Harrison Bohl

Commercial Mathematician

Matt Bungate

Commercial Mathematician

Bronwyn Duncan

Commercial Mathematician

Ellie Fox

Delivery Consultant

Eloise Johnson

Office Manager

Max Putamorsi

Commercial Mathematician

Blake McIvor

Software Engineer

Dan Ward

DevOps Engineer