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Managing Director, EMEA
Craig joined the Protecht team in 2020 as the Managing Director for EMEA to support the development of the company in this region. Craig has over 15 years’ experience working with a number of SaaS vendors helping them scale and grow their EMEA business.Read More
Head of Business Delivery
Mark is responsible for delivering our critical strategic initiatives across the entire Protecht Group. Mark places great emphasis on prioritisation, dependencies, risks and communication. Mark has over 25 years’ experience as an IT and Project Management professional.Read More
Chief Customer Success Officer
Nick is an experienced Risk Management specialist having spent over 25 years in the profession including senior roles at KPMG, Macquarie, Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Nick is passionate about the opportunities to improve our understanding of the drivers of risks to help manage them better.Read More
Head of Marketing
Megan Connell leads the marketing team and is responsible for brand, growth, and the go to market programs. She is a strategic B2B marketing professional with 25 years' experience across a range of industries including software, technology, medical devices, and services marketing. Read More
Head of Sales, APAC
Adel is a highly skilled sales management professional with a proven track record in account management, new business development and leadership skills based on a foundation of integrity, trust and ethics. His key area of focus besides Risk and Compliance is Business Research, Marketing, and Technology.Read More
Head of People and Culture
Sharon Fenton is responsible for leading the People & Culture function and assisting our people to grow with our business.Read More
Chief Revenue Officer
Ian is an experienced sales and product management professional having worked in credit/data services, financial services and telecommunication industries. Ian’s prior roles have included very successful individual business development and account relationship functions.Read More
Vice President of Sales, North America
Terence Lee is the Vice President of Sales for North America. Terry joined Protecht in 2022 to facilitate our growth in North America, bringing extensive experience in governance, risk, compliance, and incident management. Terry has led sales, product, and marketing teams at risk and compliance software vendors, and is a recognized expert in ERM, vendor risk, business continuity, regulatory change management, and resilience. Read More
Director of Customer Success, EMEA
Gary Lynam has a strong track record delivering large scale and complex engagements across the financial services industry, specialising in risk and compliance solutions. He is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and has a MSc in Finance and Capital Markets.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason Phillips is the Chief Financial Officer at Protecht Group. He joins the business with a plethora of experience in leading strategic initiatives to meet aggressive profit and growth targets. Jason also led the Finance, Accounting, and M&A functions in previous roles.Read More
Chief Product & Marketing Officer
Damien Stevens leads our Product & Marketing team and is responsible for Protecht’s global product vision, design and go to market strategy. He graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a degree in Marketing & Finance.Read More
Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
Peter has more than 20 years of experience in software development; including design and architecture, security, testing, and consulting. Peter has a CISSP certification and is responsible for driving the development of Protecht's risk management software.Read More
Tim Woodforde joined Protecht as General Counsel and Company Secretary in 2021 and is responsible for the legal, compliance and company secretarial functions of Protecht.Read More
Craig previously worked for a top 50 SaaS vendor and prior to that role he ran his own sales & marketing consultancy firm providing interim leadership services for North American SaaS vendors to incubate & scale their EMEA operations. Craig has worked in the software industry for companies such as HP, TITUS & OpenText.
Leading diverse teams and large complex programs of work, across software, infrastructure, DevOps, security and quality assurance, Mark is widely recognised as having a can-do attitude and is passionate about delivery across a multitude of technologies and platforms. Mark is an excellent communicator and works successfully across all business units. Mark has been responsible for delivering high transactional e-commerce solutions, incorporating leading edge UX across web, mobile, retail, B2B and B2C environments. Mark has led many technology based mergers and acquisition (up to $750M) programs in the past, implemented optimised business processes, and delivered across multiple platform and data migrations.
Nick’s varied experience across consulting and industry leaves him well positioned to advise clients not just on Risk Management theory but also what works in practice.
As an industry, he believes we have only scratched the surface on this and still have a lot to learn. Outside work, most of Nick’s spare time revolves around his family. On summer weekends, he will normally be found on the side of a cricket pitch somewhere in the greater Sydney area, watching his son play or walking his dog.
Adel has more than 10 years’ experience selling and consulting into various industries.
His key area of focus besides Risk and Compliance is Business Research, Marketing and Technology.
Adel joined The Protecht team in 2018 and plays a key role in the company’s accelerated growth plans. When Adel is not talking to Risk and Compliance professionals you will find him in the gym or in the park trying to keep up with his children.
Sharon is responsible for attracting the right people to join us, maintaining our fantastic company culture, engaging and retaining our own talent. Sharon brings over 15 years of experience in human resources leadership, business partnership, recruitment, organisational development, employee relations, policy and procedure and coaching. Prior to Protecht Group, Sharon worked across different industries including FinTech, Technology & Networking, Telecommunications, Insurance and Education.
More recent roles have included general management and team leadership for large, complex service lines as well as discrete, specialised business units.
Ian’s product experience includes product strategy, design and launch. With a well developed customer-centric approach, this has significantly helped to deliver compelling customer value for sophisticated customer requirements. Ian has also been responsible for the end-to-end business management of a multi-million dollar acquired company – delivering against required objectives.
Now leading Protecht's sales and account management teams globally, Ian places great emphasis on close customer contact and deep engagement to fully understand customer need.
Gary is firmly of the belief organisations have a competitive advantage in achieving their strategic objectives when understanding the risk dynamics associated to business planning activities.
Gary has over 10 years’ experience consulting and providing advisory services to a wide range of clients both locally and overseas. He has a MSc. in Finance and Capital Markets.
Prior to Protecht, Gary spent time with three global banks consulting on risk and strategic change. He started his career in Risk Advisory at KPMG.
Jason Phillips is the Chief Financial Officer at Protecht Group. He joins the business with a plethora of experience in leading strategic initiatives to meet aggressive profit and growth targets. Jason also led the Finance, Accounting, and M&A functions providing budgeting, investment prioritization, and ad hoc financial support across the business functions.
With extensive experience in B2B software, financial services and data and analytics, Damien has built and launched many widely used and loved products that solve real problems for large and small businesses.
The team also manages all design, development, documentation, support, testing and hosting operations for the business.
His many skills include Business Service Management (including ITIL and Six Sigma), System and Application Performance Management, Capacity Planning and, most recently, Risk Management disciplines.
Tim was previously General Counsel and Company Secretary at a leading data & analytics technology company and before then had more than 20 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and corporate advisor at leading professional service firms in Sydney and London.