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Peter Walker

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.

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Nick Broome

Director Risk Advisory and Analytics

Nick is an experienced Risk Management specialist having spent over 25 years in the profession including senior roles at KPMG, Macquarie, CBA. Nick is passionate about the opportunities to improve our understanding of the drivers of risks to help manage them better.

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Ian Hadwen

Global Head of Sales at Protecht Group

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

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Alf Esteban

Director Sales and Marketing

A Certified Compliance Professional, Alf has an impressive collection of qualifications, including a BSc in Pure Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Bank Management and an MBA in general management.

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Damien Stevens

Head of Product and Marketing

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

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Keith Davies

Director Sales and Operations, U.K. & Europe

Keith joined Protecht in 2018 to lead Protecht’s expansion into the UK and Europe. He has over 15 years’ experience in sales and sales management of risk and compliance software and services specifically within the financial services sector. Read More

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Gary Lynam

Director of Risk Advisory, U.K & Europe

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

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Adel Fakhreddine

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.  Read More

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Luna Restrepo

Marketing Manager

Luna was appointed to lead the Marketing department at Protecht in June 2015 where she is responsible for developing, implementing and executing the strategic marketing plan for the company in APAC and Europe.

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Soe Vloebergs

Account Director

Soe was appointed Account Director in May 2018. She is responsible for the ongoing management of Protecht’s customers base. Soe is assisting clients with their contract renewal, any training or system requirements and escalation of issues. Read More

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Rachelle Baker

Senior Solution Consultant, Operational Risk

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.

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Selina Ivanovski

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

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Annabelle Sleep

Risk Advisor

Annabelle joined Protecht in 2017, following a career within the Private Health Insurance sector as a Risk and Compliance professional. With over 7 years’ experience within Risk and Compliance, Annabelle brings with her a wide range of skills and qualifications.

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Catherine Smith

Information Technology Trainer

Catherine is an experienced professional trainer with over 14 years’ experience in the public, private & Non profit education sectors in the UK and Australia. She is responsible for delivering the Risk Analytics Training. 

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Peter Walker

Chief Technology Officer

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.

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Nick Broome

Director Risk Advisory and Analytics

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.

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Ian Hadwen

Global Head of Sales at Protecht Group

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.  

 

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Alf Esteban

Director Sales and Marketing

Alf has established a number of risk management frameworks in financial services, real estate and property development, mining and exploration, and heavy engineering sectors. He is also a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals, past President of the GRC Institute and past member of for-profit and not-for-profit organisations.

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Damien Stevens

Head of Product and Marketing

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.

 

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Keith Davies

Director Sales and Operations, U.K. & Europe

Keith is based in Protecht’s London office.

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Gary Lynam

Director of Risk Advisory, U.K & Europe

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.

 

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Adel Fakhreddine

Head of Sales – APAC

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.

 

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Luna Restrepo

Marketing Manager

With over 10 year of marketing experience and qualifications gained in Colombia and Australia,

Luna brings to Protecht skills and experience across strategic marketing planning, inbound strategy, public relations, event management and social media. Her main role is to drive awareness and demand for Protecht’s products and services globally.

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Soe Vloebergs

Account Director

She has more than 9 years of experience in account and customer engagement in market research, publishing and IT in Belgium and Australia.

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Rachelle Baker

Senior Solution Consultant, Operational Risk

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. 

 

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Selina Ivanovski

Senior Risk Advisor

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.

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Annabelle Sleep

Risk Advisor

Prior to joining Protecht, Annabelle was the Administrator of the Protecht ERM system for a large Company. She has significant experience in Process Design and mapping and Project and Business Management. 

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.

 
 
 
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Catherine Smith

Information Technology Trainer

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. She has a track record of success in teaching, training, coaching, programme management and educational leadership with expertise and interest in Online Learning.
 
Catherine joined the Protecht Team in November 2017 as The Information Technology Trainer.