We are Revelian

The People Analytics Company

Collaborate & Deliver

Revelian is an innovation-driven Australian company at the forefront of providing unique psychometric tests, surveys, games and communications analytics. We deliver insights to inform people decisions that help organisations recruit the right people, develop employees, as well as enhance and align team culture and performance.

We are an established presence, having started with a small team in 1999, then known as Onetest. Since then we have grown significantly to become leaders in HR technology in Australia. Revelian’s clients include some of Australia’s largest retailers, mining and construction companies, financial institutions and government agencies. We have made psychometric testing accessible and affordable for small to medium enterprises.

While we are a trusted and reliable company, our various business streams remain subject to the principles of a start-up mentality. We are always experimenting and developing ideas that will improve the way technology and psychology is harnessed to enhance people decisions. Revelian is characterised by agility and passion, but we remain conscious of creating solutions that are effective and easy to use, and make a difference within your business.

Always innovating

From the outset, Revelian has been a company founded on innovation. We made the move from paper-based assessments administered by psychologists to remote, unsupervised testing online.

We proved that sophisticated tools to understand and analyse people could be made more convenient and user-friendly without losing their value or rigour. Those principles still apply today but we offer a much broader range of tools. The key to Revelian’s success is being data-driven.

We understand our own team, our clients’ needs and our market, then we build or provide the services needed to meet and exceed expectations. We look beyond our own field and find ways to bring the best of technology to human resource management, combined with our expertise in psychology and data analytics. Revelian has pioneered gamification in psychometric testing and big data for HR.

Discover our range of talent acquisition and talent management solutions.

Learn more about our sophisticated Communications Analysis Platform that brings big data to HR.

Learn more about how we deliver, including our excellent client support.



Cherie Curtis


Cherie has been with Revelian since 2003. She is a qualified, registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She has completed a Bachelor of Arts with a Double Major in Psychology, a Bachelor of Social Science with Honours and a Masters of Organisational Psychology.

Cherie’s primary responsibilities include psychological test construction, research and development, consulting services, client communication, training and team management. Cherie is passionate about psychology at work, recruitment, exceptional client service and ethical practice.


Vass Malanos

Chief Financial Officer

Vass’s career initially involved working in accounting public practice before moving into CFO commercial roles in industries including retail, wholesale and manufacturing. Vass’ successes include the development of Australian companies onto the international stage and leading the way in people and process development change for high growth enterprises. Further experience in areas such as commercial law, quality assurance, taxation and safety gives certainty to clients to the business they are partnered with. Vass has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).

Vass leads the Operations team at Revelian and provides internal support to all departments and clients through functions including finance, administration, QA policy development and internal IT maintenance.


David Dahl


David joined Revelian in 2000, as a Non Executive Director and major shareholder. He continues to be keenly involved with the innovation and development of new products and Revelian’s success in new markets.

Before joining Revelian, David founded Tradelink Plumbing Supplies and subsequently sold this company to Burns Philp Limited. David is non-executive director of Revelian and Ellume Pty Ltd, a medical diagnostic development company. He is also CEO and Director of several property development companies.

David is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Steven Dahl

Steven Dahl


In December 1998 Steven had an idea for a business that would help organisations to reduce the time and cost of recruiting the right people into the right job. He started Onetest and more than ten years on, that idea has evolved into Revelian, Australia’s leading provider and publisher of psychometric testing, employee surveys and communications analytics.

Steven began his career as an Accountant with KPMG before leaving the field of chartered accounting to explore opportunities in recruitment. Steven joined Michael Page in Sydney and it is this experience which helped him shape Revelian’s early solutions.

Steven has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and IT from Griffith University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He is an avid sports fan and regularly participates in golf, snow skiing and beach volleyball.


John Hummelstad


Beginning his career in the late 1980’s working in sales and marketing, John has accumulated more than 25 years of experience in the corporate development sector, assisting businesses, both nationally and internationally, particularly into the US and Asia markets. His passion is assisting companies to take advantage of strategic partnerships, scaling their revenues, attracting investment and realizing their potential.

Whilst highly skilled in business development, John is also experienced in the software and IT industry having worked for global corporations including IBM Software Group Asia Pacific, IBM Venture Capital, Microsoft Venture Capital and Serena Software where until 2010 he was the Asia Pacific Managing Director.

He continues to be actively involved in bettering Australia’s technology industry as an advisor to Queensland University of Technology Graduate School of Business.

In addition to key consulting positions John holds a number of Non-executive positions:

Partner – ICAP Group (Corporate Advisory and Investment – Australia)
Non-Executive Chairman – Ephox Corporation (Australia, USA, UK)
Executive Chairman – Concept Safety Group (Australia)
Committee Chair – QUT Creative Industries Venture Capital Fund
Chairman – Queensland Kids (Hummingbird House).
John’s past roles include Executive Chairman – Yeahpoint Corporation (Australia, Singapore, Sth Africa, USA, UK) and Director – MobileNation (USA).

John has a Masters Degree from the Macquarie University of Graduate Management in Sydney, Australia, a Certificate in Business Strategy from London School of Business, and a Leadership 21 Certificate from Mt Eliza Business School.