Julian is the Managing Director of Governance Risk & Compliance Solutions. Prior to this Julian was CEO of Blake Dawson Technology.
Julian moved into the legal 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.
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 e-learning technology. Julian holds a Masters 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.
Regional Director of APAC, Business Development
Irene is the Regional Director of APAC at GRC Solutions. Drawing over 10 years’ experience in management, marketing and business development, large-scale project management and learning technology roles, she has worked in regional countries and with global clients in varying capacities.
Irene has a wide range of experience working with senior business leaders and stakeholders across distinct industries, assisting them with their business challenges and helping their development.
Prior to joining GRC Solutions, Irene held management role with Singapore Technologies Engineering Group in Singapore.
Head of Content
Since joining GRC Solutions in 2012, he has helped expand our award-winning Salt Compliance courses into the Asia Pacific; continuously improved our products to reflect legal reforms and instructional design principles; and delivered many customised projects for our clients.
From providing thought leadership for the Commonwealth Bank Foundation‘s financial literacy programs to presenting at iDesignX, he has researched, taught and developed content. His writing has been published widely, moving from Shakespeare to modern Chinese art to food sustainability. A University of Sydney graduate with First Class Honours in English Literature, he’s a lifelong learner.
Adrian is a former Co-Chair of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras and a current board member of Sydney WorldPride, an international LGBTQI+ event that will take place in 2023, celebrating diversity while shining a light on human rights issues across the Asia Pacific and the world.
Liam is a highly experienced risk and compliance expert, a company director, and problem solver.
He brings a practical approach to client matters formed from years of experience both in house and in an advisory capacity. His pragmatic view is formed around a principle that regulatory activities should be designed to enhance the chance of realising commercial aspirations. His measure of success for risk and compliance programs is the way they influence how people within organisations go about their work. Liam is a professional trainer and often speaks at conferences and networking events for industry associations such RMIA, GRC Institute, Governance Institute,Institute of Internal Auditors and the IAPP.
◽ Risk and compliance for growth
◽ AFSL and ACL problem solving
◽ AML/CTF programs and training
◽ Consultation, interviews, investigation
◽ Practical solutions development
◽ Dealing with unique organisations
◽ Corporate governance
Qualifications & Certifications
◽ Graduate Certificate - Applied Finance
◽ Master - Applied Finance
◽ Graduate - AICD
◽ Graduate – ACAMS (In progress)
Head of Strategic Relationships
John is Head of Operations and Account Manager at GRC Solutions and leads a highly self-motivated team of talented professionals who focus on building relationships with people to help them deliver solutions to their organisations.
After working in a variety of external and internally facing roles with PwC for nearly 20 years, John has applied knowledge, experience and skills to ensuring that our clients adopt and implement the solution that best fits their e-learning needs.
As well as business development, the sales professionals at GRC Solutions provide account management, solution consulting and maintain a keen oversight in the lifecycle of a product implementation to ensure that the organisation and their employees benefit from the investment made.
Head of Client Services and Technology
Joe is the Head of Client Services and Technology at GRC Solutions leading a team of highly skilled technical, implementation, support and training professionals.
He has worked in professional services firms for 20 years including: KPMG, Minter Ellison, HP, Blake Dawson/Ashurst and GRC Solutions.
Joe has more than 10 years of proven experience in implementing compliance management and training systems throughout hundreds of Australian and international organisations. He can customise and tailor implementation and training strategies for each client based on this vast working knowledge of clients, industries and systems.
Joe and the team pride themselves on the quality of service they provide all clients. This is demonstrated by GRC Solutions’ very high client satisfaction and retention rate.