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Chief Technology Officer
Peter has more than 20 years of experience in software development; including design and architecture, security, testing, and consulting. Peter is responsible for driving the development of Protecht's risk management software.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
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
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
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
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
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
People & Culture Manager
As the People & Culture Manager for Protecht Group, Sharon Fenton is responsible for leading the Human Resources function and assisting our people to grow with our 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
Director of Risk Advisory, EMEA
Gary has a strong track record delivering large scale and complex engagements across the Financial Services industry specialising in risk and compliance solutions. Gary is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.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
Hasim is a strategic and results-driven marketer who has extensive experience in digital marketing campaigns. He is responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of the strategic marketing plan for the company in the APAC and EMEA regions.Read More
Head of Customer Success
Soe Vloebergs is the Head of Customer Success. She is responsible for the ongoing management of Protecht's customers base. Soe is passionate about Customer Success and her major strengths are in Client Relationships, Stakeholder Management and Customer Engagement Activities.Read More
Head of New Client Implementation
Rachelle's computer science background gives her a solid understanding of the technology components. She is actively involved with clients in solution designs covering the user interfaces workflow process and reporting.Read More
Senior Risk Advisor
Selina has extensive experience in interest rate risk analysis and balance sheet risk management. Selina holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Commerce from the University of Sydney.Read More
Customer Engagement & Training Manager
Catherine is a professional Trainer with over 15 years’ experience in the public, private & for purpose sectors in the UK and Australia. She holds a BA (Hons) Degree in English Literature & History from the University of Sheffield, UK and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.Read More
Head of Risk Advisory
Bing is an experienced risk professional with over 10 years' experience in financial services. Since 2013 Bing has been with Protecht responsible for leading the delivery of enterprise risk management solutions to organisations across a wide range of industries in Australia and the UK.Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From planning and strategy through to execution, Hasim has extensive data-driven experience in the implementation of various marketing campaigns – working alongside industry experts in Digital Marketing, SEO, Content and Creative teams.
Soe Vloebergs is the Head of Customer Success. She is responsible for the ongoing management of Protecht's customers base. Soe is passionate about Customer Success and her major strengths are in Client Relationships, Stakeholder Management and Customer Engagement Activities. Protecht.Community and User Groups at Protecht are a couple of examples of new initiatives that have been introduced to ensure we are always on the front foot with the Customers.
She has more than 13 years of experience in account and customer engagement in SaaS, Market Research, Publishing and NFP in Europe and Australia.
Rachelle graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Canterbury in 2010. Since completion of her degree, she has been extensively involved in implementing Governance, Risk and Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering software across the financial services, public, government and utility sectors.
Particular areas of focus have been in the risk assessment, incident recording and compliance areas.
Rachelle joined the Protecht Risk Advisory team in January 2015. She specialises in the implementation of Protecht’s ERM software.
She has managed the Protecht.ALM product and ALM analytics since 2003 and assisted clients with interest rate risk management of their portfolios.
Prior to this Selina worked in Treasury at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Colonial State Bank, in the areas of derivative settlements, market risk and asset & liability risk management, where she was responsible for Value at Risk analysis and balance sheet management.
Prior to joining Protecht, Annabelle was the Administrator of the
Annabelle is enthusiastic and passionate about all aspects of Enterprise Risk Management, in her down time, she enjoys the Arts, Epicure and training her off the track thoroughbred racehorse for Dressage competition.
Catherine is a professional Trainer with over 15 years’ experience in the public, private & for purpose sectors in the UK and Australia.
Holding a BA (Hons) Degree in English Literature & History from the University of Sheffield, UK and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
Catherine has a track record of success in teaching, training, coaching, programme management and educational leadership with expertise and interest in Educational Technology.
She holds professional membership with the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD).
Catherine joined the Protecht Team in November 2017 and is our Customer Engagement & Training Manager, developing and delivering in person and online training and engagement activities for our APAC & EMEA Customers.
Prior to joining Protecht, Bing held a variety of positions with Westpac, Suncorp Group, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. He has a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide. During his time in Adelaide, Bing was also a tutor in the Finance Faculty at the University of South Australia.