Lee Hawkins

  • Lee Hawkins

    Testing Consultant

    In the IT industry since 1996 in both development and testing roles, Lee has spent most of his career helping Quest Software teams across the world to improve the way they build, test and deliver software. He currently helps teams and organizations to improve their testing and quality practices through his software testing consultancy, Dr Lee Consulting (https://www.drleeconsulting.com.au/).

    Lee considers that his testing career really started in 2007 after attending Rapid Software Testing with Michael Bolton. Lee was the co-founder of the TEAM meetup group in Melbourne and co-organized the Australian Testing Days 2016 conference. He was the Program Chair for the CASTx18 testing conference in Melbourne and also co-organized Testing in Context Conference Australia 2019.

    He is a co-founder of the EPIC TestAbility Academy, a software testing training programme for young adults on the autism spectrum. Lee is the author of An Exploration of Testers (https://leanpub.com/anexplorationoftesters), a book formed of contributions from the worldwide testing community in which testers share their testing, career and life lessons.

    He is a frequent speaker at international testing conferences and blogs on testing at Rockin’ And Testing All Over The World (https://therockertester.wordpress.com/). When not testing, Lee is an avid follower of the UK rock band, Status Quo; hence his Twitter handle @therockertester.