#ACCELERATERegTech 2018 is the inaugural RegTech Association eco-system event. It will bring together 250 regulators, regulated entities, RegTechs, government, technology firms, allied associations, professional services and members of the financial services community together to examine the greatest regulatory and compliance challenges all under one roof. To be held at the AMORA Jamison Hote, 11 Jamison Street, Sydney and the networking function at the new Sydney Startup Hub at Stone & Chalk.
Organisations confirmed to attend
As the tagline says, the Centre of #RegTech Excellence is right here. Join us. #AccelerateRegTech2018 #RegTech
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John Price, Commissioner
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
John Price commenced as an ASIC Commissioner on 21 March 2012.
He has over 15 years regulatory experience in a variety of regulatory roles at ASIC relating to policy making, fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, financial services and products, licensing, insolvency, ASIC's Registry and financial reporting and audit.
John was previously a member of CAMAC, an advisory body to Government on corporate and markets issues and also the Financial Reporting Council, a body providing broad oversight of various accounting and audit-related issues in Australia.
John is a current member of the Council of Financial Regulators, the coordinating body for Australia's main financial regulatory agencies. John is the sponsor of ASIC's innovation hub, an initiative to help innovative fintech startups offering financial products or financial services in Australia. He also leads ASIC's work helping small business and cutting red-tape.
Prior to joining ASIC, John worked in the Gold Coast and Brisbane offices of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, a national law firm.
Tony Prior, Compliance Director
Tony is a senior fraud and financial crime compliance specialist with a strong focus within financial services and regulatory environments. Uniquely qualified with professional services consulting; law enforcement; regulatory/supervision; and in-house corporate experience in all aspects of fraud and financial crime management.
Tony has a strong people focus with a demonstrable track record in boosting engagement, the ‘turnaround’ of teams, and inspiring high performance. He has extensive international exposure to several markets in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
APAC Leader Financial Crime Network
Tim leads the Southeast Asia Forensic and Analytics practices and is also the APAC Leader for the Financial Crime Network. He has over 3 decades of experience in the areas of financial crime, forensic and dispute services, analytics and enforcement. Having been in regional and global positions for more than 14 years, Tim has played an instrumental role in developing market-leading capabilities in Deloitte offices around the globe.
Tim is regularly engaged by financial institutions and global corporations to advise on financial crimes such as money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and economic and trade sanctions. He is able to combine his expertise and knowledge of the subject to rapidly mobilise his strong network of regional offices to come up with relevant and strategic solutions to tackle the increasingly sophisticated nature of the issue.
Founder & CEO
Lisa Schutz, RegTech Association Director
Master of Ceremonies
Lisa Schutz is a founding director of The Regtech Association and the founder and CEO of Verifier. Verifier is pioneering customer driven data sharing to solve for proof of income - by using non-bank data (pension and payroll data) to solve the responsible lending challenge. Lisa’s vision for data sharing is a sustainable, values driven model that empowers individuals and societies and does so without harm.
Lisa has a Masters by Research on information sharing in credit markets and is the author of Decisions Not Data - a book designed to help CEOs and their directs make more strategic use of analytics. Lisa’s recent publications include her submission to the Australian Productivity Commission’s data inquiry, Treasury’s Open Banking Inquiry, Finsia Journal of Applied Finance on new paradigms in credit data and a whitepaper on emerging trends in data sharing and open data.
Outside of Australia, Lisa also made submissions to the US Consumer Finance Protection Bureau on Consumer Access to Financial Records and Verifier is a registered developer for the UK open banking project.
Julian Fenwick, Chair
The RegTech Association
Managing Director, GRC Solutions
Julian Fenwick is the Managing Director and founder of Governance Risk & Compliance Solutions, a leading Australian compliance training company and the CEO of Better US. Inc. an innovative adaptive learning technology company based in New York.
Julian is also one of the founding directors of The RegTech Association and serves as Vice Chair for Oceania with IRTA. In 2018, Julian was appointed to the ASIC Digital Finance Advisory Committee (DFAC). Julian is a regular presenter in Australia and Asia on innovation, entrepreneurship, RegTech, and managing organisational compliance. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Australian start-up community with a particular interest in adaptive eLearning technology.
Julian moved into the regulatory compliance industry in October 2000. Since that time, he has been instrumental in the development of the online compliance training industry in the APAC region. He has also been influential in the design of several other compliance and regulatory technology platforms. Julian holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the GRC Institute.
Chief Risk Officer, OFX
Mark Shaw joined OFX in January 2018 as Chief Risk Officer.
Mark has a strong track record in senior risk, compliance and regulatory affairs roles, gained at leading Australian and New Zealand banks over the past 15 years. Most recently he led the Operational Risk & Compliance function for Australia Division at ANZ. Mark held several other senior compliance roles within ANZ including Head of Compliance in both Australia and New Zealand. Before joining ANZ in 2007, Mark worked at Suncorp managing the group’s governance, policy and regulatory training frameworks, and overseeing compliance and operational risk teams across Australia.
Mark holds Bachelor's degrees in Law and Computer Science from the University of Queensland and has also completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
Group Executive, Compliance, Legal & Secretariat
Rebecca was appointed as Westpac's Group Executive responsible for compliance, legal and secretariat functions globally from October 2016. She was appointed Group General Counsel in November 2011 and was Chief Compliance Officer from 2013 to 2017.
Jacqui Louez Schoorl
CEO and Co-Founder
Duncan understsands the challenges that financial services organisations face leveraging the cloud to deploy technology in new and disruptive ways while maintaining compliance, secuity and privacy. His team works with Microsoft's largest financial services clients to help transform their businesses during a period rife with digital disruption, constant innovation, increased regulatory scrutiny and changing business models.
Awarded IT Innovator and Industry Advocacy finalist in the 2017 Money Management and Super Review Women in Financial Services Awards. Samantha Clarke is CEO and co-founder of Advice RegTech. Experience spanning 25 years in financial services includes Executive Director roles at blue-chip multi-nationals; NFP advisory; and start-up commercialisation.
Arctic Intelligence/AML Accelerate
Anthony is an accomplished Programme/Project Manager with 20 years experience, having spent 8 years of his early career as a management consultant for Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) in the Capital Markets practice in London.
The RegTech Association
Deborah is the founding General Manager of The RegTech Association and is responsible for corporate development, engagement and operations for the organisation.eborah is an accomplished executive, non-executive director, mentor and strategic business consultant. She has over 20 years' experience as a senior executive across the financial services, including investment banking, private equity, venture capital and insurance spectrums. A particular focus in Deborah's career has been in industry advocacy.
She is an advisor to the UTS Business School MBA in Entrepreneurship and Executive MBA programs and am an active mentor to women. She has established and successfully implemented industry-wide change programs including on diversity and Environmental, Social and Governance issues. Deborah has an Executive MBA from the UTS Business School.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Mark leads the team responsible for ASIC's economic and risk analysis as well as driving ASIC's data science agenda. Mark also coordinates ASIC's Innovation Hub.
Mark has held a range of senior executive positions at ASIC including lead of ASIC's competition in equity markets project and the Exchange Market Operators, Regulatory Policy and International teams.
Between 2012 to 2014, Mark held secondments as Principal Adviser, Financial System Inquiry Secretariat and Director, Strategy, Research and Risk, Ontario Securities Commission.
Prior to joining ASIC, Mark worked in the corporate and superannuation areas of a national law firm.
New Payments Platform Australia
Adrian commenced as the inaugural CEO of NPP Australia Limited in September 2016.
Prior to joining NPP Australia Ltd, Adrian was General Manager, Product & Service at Cuscal Ltd, a leading independent provider of payment solutions including card and acquiring products, mobile payments, fraud prevention, EFT switching and direct entry. Adrian was responsible for all product management and operational functions, marketing, sales, and client service.
Cuscal is a founding participant of the Real Time Payments Committee and Adrian was one of several senior staff deeply involved in the design, development and governance of Australia’s NPP.
New Payments Platform Australia
Vanessa Chapman is a senior corporate lawyer with extensive top tier private practice and in-house payments industry legal and executive management experience, with particular expertise in payment systems and payments regulation.
She joins NPP Australia from APCA, where she worked for more than 6 years, more recently in the position of General Counsel. Vanessa has been involved in the NPP programme since its inception, particularly in the formulation of the NPP governance arrangements. She has BA (Econ.)/LLB and Master of Laws (Corporate and Commercial) from University of New South Wales.
Eric Frost is the founder and CEO of Simple KYC, a start-up located in Stone & Chalk. Simple KYC provides software to financial institutions to automate the on-boarding of new customers in order to meet their anti-money laundering “know your customer requirements” for commercial entities (companies, trusts, partnerships, etc).
Moneycatcha Pty Ltd started its journey developing world-first technology to revolutionise how financial institutions assess risk and originate loans.
Our digital platforms, Homechain and Regchain, use blockchain (DLT) technology to deliver improvements in speed, security and compliance for financial institutions and consumers. HSBC Australia was one of the first to embrace our risk review blockchain tool.
We’re already winning awards for our technology - Compliance Innovator of the Year by Fintech Business and Startup Business of the Year by Business News to name a few. We’re also attracting global interest in Moneycatcha.
Today, our patent-protected solutions hold exciting potential not only for banks, but for industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, retail and many more - we have developed an industry agnostic, platform agnostic answer to address pain points facing many of these businesses (of all sizes).
I regularly present at seminars to help educate the industry and share learnings about the exciting potential of these new technologies. Blockchain offers efficiency, security and trust - critical ingredients for compliance and competitive advantage in any business looking to succeed.
Sophie runs two successful businesses, TRAction Fintech (Trade Reporting) and Sophie Grace (Legal and Compliance). TRAction Fintech provides derivative trade reporting services in Australia, UK, Europe and Singapore.
Sophie Grace specialises in assisting firms establish and maintain a financial services business in Australia. Sophie works across a broad range of financial services - including funds management, derivatives (including margin FX, CFDs and binary options), financial planning and stockbroking.
David Jordan is the CEO and Founder of enteruptors.
Enteruptors provides an enterprise SaaS solution helping middle tier banks to transform risk, regulation, finance and strategy for the digital banking era. David has spent a third of the last two years overseas building an international market.
David has received an award for innovation thought leadership, is an author and has spoken on innovation and RegTech around the world.
David’s career has involved using innovation to modernise mining, manufacturing, transport and Government during times of upheaval. The last 15 years have been in banking from streamlining regulation to digital disruption.
Alezeia is a senior product manager at Data61 - Australia’s leading data innovation group – who work to seed the future industries of Australia by bringing cutting edge data technologies and breakthrough scientific innovations to market.
Responsible for developing and implementing strategy for a variety of verticals including analytics, machine learning & computational law, Alezeia is passionate about working with academia, government and industry to deliver open digital legislation to transform the industry.
Prior to Data61, Alezeia working in technology and financial services for over 15 years in Product Management, Business and Systems Process Design, and Strategic Management; across the UK and Australia.
Data Governance Australia
Amanda is an accomplished executive and director with over 25 years’ experience across corporate, government and cultural sectors. She has consistently delivered business transformation, growth, and profitability through senior management, governance and risk functions.
A career-long advocate of good governance being the foundation of good business, Amanda is the Managing Director of Data Governance Australia ("DGA") is a not-for-profit association was established in 2016 to support and assist Australians in the end-to-end management of data as part of their daily activities. DGA aims to increase consumer trust and confidence in the data-practices of its members and industry generally to promote and foster an understanding of how data can be used responsibly to drive innovation and competitive advantage.
Amanda is also an experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director. Having held numerous board roles over time, she currently serves as Deputy Chair of the Trust for Nature Board. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and academic qualifications include a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School, qualifications in Arts and Law, as well as Diplomas in Asian Studies, Sustainability, and IT.
Bank of Queensland
Samantha is the Head of Group Compliance for the BOQ Group. She is a former recipient of Queensland's Emergent Woman Lawyer of the Year and shortlisted for the C5 Chief Compliance Officer of the year. Samantha has 15 years’ experience in private law practice specialising in Regulatory law. In addition to her legal qualifications, she is an accredited Governance, Risk and Compliance professional. Her legal background includes 10 years in the leading Australian top tier law firm, Clayton Utz. During her time at Clayton Utz she advised a range of public and private sector clients including leading Australian and International financial institutions and Queensland government departments. Samantha has been a non-executive director of Stadiums Queensland since July 2015, served as a committee member on the CSIRO social science ethics committee and on the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House management committee. Samantha was appointed as Head of Group Compliance at Bank of Queensland in 2016 and has previously worked in the Bank of Queensland Group Legal function.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia London
At the CBA, Supun is responsible for leading the bank’s London Innovation Lab. This comprises engaging with the European Banking and Fintech community to explore emerging technologies that can be scaled back to Australia’s largest financial services organisation. After completing his degree in finance and law, Supun worked as a management consultant in Oliver Wyman Financial Services. He joined CBA in 2012, working initially in Wholesale Banking Strategy before becoming a founding member of the bank’s inaugural innovation lab in Sydney.
Guido Governatori leads the Software Systems group and the research activities on Computational Law and Legal Informatics at Data61, CSIRO. He received his PhD in Legal Informatics from the University of Bologna and has held academic positions at Imperial College London, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and The University of Queensland. His research interests include non-classical logics and their applications to legal reasoning, autonomous agents, and business processes. He served as chair for all major conference on deontic logic, legal informatics and artificial intelligence and law, and he is the editor for the Norms and Agent section of the Artificial Intelligence and Law journal and of the Deontic Logic corner of the Journal of Logic and Computation. In 2016 he won the Gold Award for the Australian Computer Society ICT Researcher of the Year.
Peter is a senior relationship and finance executive, with a career spanning more than 30 years in banking and financial services across Australia, the Pacific and into Asia.
Currently with Jobs for NSW as Executive Director Investment Strategies, Peter has held the positions of Head of Insurance and later, Head of Financial Institutions, Pacific with ANZ Banking Group. In addition to his time with ANZ, he was employed by ABN AMRO Australia and Qantas Airways in a variety of leasing, treasury and finance related positions in Sydney, Singapore and Amsterdam.
Peter has a strong track record of leading and developing businesses, originating, structuring, and closing debt solutions including acquisition finance, and delivering lease transactions for aircraft, mining equipment and rail cars and locomotives. Peter hold a Bachelor of Business degree from Charles Sturt University, is a CPA and a Member of the Australian Institute of Companies Directors (MAICD).
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Jasper has a strong international track record building operational risk and compliance teams in emerging and innovative environments. Since just over 2 years Jasper has been working with CBA Institutional Banking and Global Markets setting up a central function that looks after operational risk and compliance frameworks, training, policy and assurance. He also drives innovation in risk and supports the CBA innovation labs across the globe. Before joining CBA Jasper worked with ING for 9 years. Australia became his new home ago after being offered an international rotation while working with ING. Before relocating Jasper was Global Head of Compliance for ING’s innovator and online disruptor ING Direct, looking after teams in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Austria. He also spend a few years leading compliance for ING Bank in the Netherlands. And for some time he flew around the world setting up compliance in start-up ING entities and newly acquired ING entities in emerging markets.
Before working with CBA and ING he worked with the Dutch regulator for 5 years supervising banks, insurance companies and brokers.
Stuart is a financial services executive with more than 20 years senior leadership achievement leveraging technology and regulation to build client-focused businesses. Stuart has a bachelor of electrical engineering from UNSW, together with extensive business development, project delivery and general management experience with financial technology companies, banks, exchanges and regulators in Australia, Asia and Europe.
Chris has over 25 years commercial and regulatory advisory experience, specifically around recent non-financial regulatory initiatives, including anti-money laundering (AML) and underlying financial crime themes.
Chris worked in the commercial sector before commencing a forensic career in 1988. He spent 10 years in the UK as a senior forensic accountant with leading regulatory and law enforcement agencies. He has worked on a number of high profile corporate collapses including Barings Bank and the collapse of BCCI.
Chris is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of NZ. He has advised numerous corporations primarily in the financial services sector on financial crime investigations, financial disputes, AML/Economic and Trade Sanctions, Market Misconduct and regulatory inquiries. The variety of Chris’ experience spanning commercial, regulatory, law enforcement and professional services organisations exposes him to extensive and diverse experience in his professional life. Chris has worked in or across over 25 countries advising on risk management, regulatory issues, operational excellence and the development of sustainable solutions and cultures.
John joined IR in July 2017 as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and was appointed Managing Director in September 2017.
John is a veteran of the digital industry with 25 years of experience working in technology and digital companies. This includes extensive experience in commercialising technologies as an entrepreneur, consultant, Managing Director, CEO and General Manager of various companies.
Prior to joining IR, John was the General Manager of Seek Learning (the education arm of Seek Ltd) and was previously the Managing Director of Experian ANZ, having served as its Managing Director of Marketing Services Asia-Pacific for 5 years.
Bevin is an experienced Global Product Management Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services Industry. She is a strong business development professional skilled in complex Product Management, Virtual Payments, Small Business Lending, Digital Strategy, Integrated Marketing, Loyalty Programs and Project Management. She is a dedicated leader who leads through empowerment.
Bevin currently leads the JAPA Digital Global Product Management Team in the Global Corporate Services (GCS) department within American Express. She plays a key role in the strategic planning, development and on-going management of digital payment solutions across JAPA, evolving a broad suite of products and developing new solutions to accelerate growth across the region. Most recently, Bevin launched American Express’ leading edge digital payment solutions, including a Mobile Payment product aimed at meeting the ever evolving needs of corporate clients.
Bevin holds a BSc (Hons) Business Information Management Systems degree from the University of Plymouth, UK and an MBA from the Open University, UK.
Madison Financial Group
Annick has over 25 years’ experience in financial services spanning strategic growth, distribution, business and practice development, dealer services and operations management. Her career has included numerous executive roles, many involving licensee and adviser capability development. Annick has an active voice in the industry and trade media, being recognised for her expertise and experience. She has discussed the merits of strong leadership in financial services via her blog in the IFA online publication and was awarded a place in the FS Power 50 in 2014 for her contribution to the industry across digital channels. Annick is passionate about financial advice, as she believe great advice changes lives. Her passion for innovation, supporting small business & empowering consumers has led her to consult to a number of Fintech and Regtech companies. Representing Pharos as a Founding member, Annick was invited to speak at the launch of the RegTech Association. Aligning with her strong belief in contribution to community, she also sits on the advisory board of Professional Planner and is a director of Weave Youth and Community Services.
Madison Financial Group has been a boutique licensee since 1983. Madison currently have approximately 100 authorised representatives and 40 corporate authorised representatives, with this number steadily growing.
3 May 2018
|8.00||Registrations & expo open at AMORA Jamison, L2,
11 Jamison St Sydney. All sessions in Whiteley
Ballroom unless noted otherwise.
|9.00||Welcome by the RegTech Association & Deloitte||Lisa Schutz, Board Director
Tim Phillipps, APAC Lead Financial Crime Network
|The RegTech Association
|9.10||Key note address||John Price, Commissioner||ASIC|
Hurdles to banking innovation
|Julian Fenwick, Chair
Mark Shaw, CRO
Duncan Taylor, Director Financial Services
Samantha Clarke, CEO
Jasper Poos, Head of Governance & Assurance
|The RegTech Association
Banking innovation - case studies
|Supun King-Jayawardana, Head of Innovation Lab
Mark Adams, Senior Executive Leader
Samantha Carroll, Head of Compliance
Pauline Wray, Managing Director
Bank of Queensland
Digital legislation as an enabler of RegTech
|Alezeia Brown, Senior Product Manager
Guido Governatori, Computational Law & Legal Informatics
|12.30||Lunch||Served in the expo area||Amora Jamison Level 2|
|13.30||Building an industry||Deborah Young, General Manager||The RegTech Association|
The RegTech roadmap - where the rubber hits the road
|Eric Frost, CEO
Bevin C. Aston, Director Product Management
|14.20||Jobs for growth||Peter Davis, Executive Director Investment Strategies||NSW Government|
|15.00||Afternoon tea||Served in the expo area||Amora Jamison Level 2|
|15.30||A RegTech founder's journey - Perspective 1||Ruth Hatherley, Founder & CEO||Moneycatcha|
|16.00||A RegTech founder's journey - Perspective 2||Evan Wong, Founder & CEO||Checkbox.ai|
|16.30||Fireside chat from startup to ASX|| Julian Fenwick, CEO
Jacqui Louez Schoorl, CEO & Founder
| GRC Solutions
|17.00||Day 1 wrap up address||John Merakovsky, CEO||IR|
IR & RegTech Association Networking drinks
|Walk from Amora Jamison to Stone & Chalk, L4,
11 York Street (5 minutes) Map on app.
Friday 4 May
|8.30||Registrations and expo open|
|9.00||Day two welcome||Tim Phillipps, APAC Lead Financial Crime Network||Deloitte|
|9.00||Fireside chat: AML and beyond||Chris Cass, Forensic Principal
Anthony Quinn, CEO
AML Accelerate/Arctic Intelligence
|9.30||Open data innovation
The challenge of permission and where RegTech can help
|Lisa Schutz, Founder
Amanda Noble, Managing Director
Rebecca Lim, Group Executive
Grant Augustin, CEO
Data Governance Australia
SISS Data Services
|Served in the expo area||Amora Jamison Level 2|
|11.00||The future of fighting financial crime||Tim Phillipps, APAC Leader
Financial Crime Network
|11.30||AUSTRAC address||Tony Prior, Director||AUSTRAC|
|12.00||New payments platform innovation||Adrian Lovney, CEO||New Payments Platform Australia|
|12.45||Lunch||Served in the expo area||Amora Jamison Level 2|
|13.00||Concurrent with lunch in the Lindsay Room L2
|Alina Bain, CEO
Sophie Gerber, CEO
David Jordan, CEO
Colm Gaughran, Country Manager
|Export Council of Australia
|13.45||NPPA RegTech innovation lab||Vanessa Chapman, General Counsel
|New Payments Platform Aus
|14.30||Wealth management in the spotlight||Samantha Clarke, CEO
Annick Donat, CEO
Stuart Frith, Group Sales & Delivery Director
Craig Mason, Chair
Madison Financial Group
Complii Fintech Solutions
|15.15||Afternoon tea||Served in the expo area||Amora Jamison Level 2|
|15.45||RegTech Pitch Fest - 10 finalists pitch to panel*||Evan Wong, CEO||Checkbox.ai|
|17.00||#ACCELERATE Award 2018 given & close|
*Pitchfest judging panel
|Michelle Deaker, Managing Partner
Melissa Widner, General Partner
Mandy Green, Partner
Judging panel includes
Michelle is a Managing Partner of OneVentures and has been primarily responsible for the foundation of OneVentures firm and capital raisings of OneVentures Funds. The firm now has $320M in funds under management. Michelle serves on the investment committee of OneVentures three main Funds, leads the technology practice within the firm and is responsible for investor relations managing the supervisory boards of OneVentures funds.
Michelle has over 20 years experience in the development of high growth technology companies in Australia and the US, has served on the boards of large and small listed and unlisted companies and has a strong background in Australian R&D and expertise in global business expansion. She has negotiated technology transfer contracts with research institutions; established financing syndicates with Australian, Asian and US investors; chaired the boards of several high growth companies; supported early breakthrough commercial contracts; leveraged her extensive networks for the benefit of OneVentures companies; and negotiated both financing and exit transactions.
NAB Ventures & Heads over Heels
Melissa Widner is a general partner at NAB Ventures. NAB Ventures invests globally in fintech companies that can leverage NAB and its distribution network to accelerate their growth.
As CEO Melissa led two companies to successful acquisitions that provided over a 10X return to investors. She co-founded and was the CEO of enterprise software company, 7Software (acquired by Concur Technologies NASDAQ: CNQR, acquired by SAP). Melissa was a general partner at SeaPoint ventures, a US based venture capital firm focused on mobile technologies and SaaS enterprise software solutions. She has served as a director on several US and Australian based venture-backed technology companies.
In 2009, Melissa relocated to Sydney with her Australian husband. She co-founded Heads Over Heels, an organization that works with female entrepreneurs leading companies with high growth potential. She served on the Federal Government’s Venture Capital Committee and currently serves on the board of AVCAL, the Australian Venture Capital Association. She is a current and past director of several venture backed technology companies.
Melissa holds a BA from the University of Washington and an MA from Stanford University.
Mandy is a Partner in Deloitte’s Australian Financial Crime practice, based in Sydney where she focuses on helping clients manage financial crime related risk. Over the last 15 years Mandy has worked in a number of jurisdictions across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Americas and Asia Pacific, in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions. Her experience includes providing strategic financial crime advice to financial institutions; as well as leading high profile, complex international regulatory reviews on behalf of both regulators and financial institutions. Mandy is a recognized public speaker and trainer in the area of Financial Crime Risk Management.
Specialties: Financial crime-related matters (AML, KYC, CDD, Sanctions) Fraud, Anti-bribery & Corruption (FCPA, UK Bribery Act etc...) Regulatory and Corporate investigations
How to apply and the judging criteria
The judging will be done in two rounds
Round 1 (prior to the event) by an industry panel
Round 2 (at the event on 4 May)
1. Articulation of the problem
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