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Principal Advisers

Our cohesive team of specialists bring with them extensive corporate knowledge from a diverse range of industries. We bring you unparalleled business insights and a focused, commercial approach to Best Practice methodology.

Vincent Sweeney
Vincent is a former Managing Partner of two divisions in Deloitte Australia and has 25 years experience working with Boards of Directors. Vincent has worked with companies on stakeholder reporting, equity capital raising, management/director remuneration and accounting matters. He is Chairman of Corporate Governance Australia.

Danny Herceg
Danny is a Lawyer who has 12 years experience with Freehills and subsequently as a Partner in Gilbert + Tobin. His expertise includes working with Boards of Directors in the areas of equity capital markets, corporate governance and general commercial law. Danny has given numerous talks on corporate governance and directors duties and advised many listed companies on board composition and corporate governance practices in the lead up to equity issues.

John Shanahan
John is one of Australia’s leading accounting specialists and is frequently used by ASIC as an expert on accounting matters. He is co-author of several books on accounting standards and a frequent speaker on financial reporting matters including harmonisation with International Accounting Standards and its impact on corporations.

Louise Southwell
Louise is our project manager. She co-ordinates the progress of deliverables to our clients. She has extensive corporate experience working with senior executives and managing projects.

Sally Moodie
Sally has extensive experience in the financial services industry, having worked with both NAB and CBA in areas including lending, treasury and risk management. A qualified Psychologist, she brings these combined skills to working with committees of Boards.

Peter Bryant
Peter has worked in a variety of corporate and professional firms including financial services firms. He guides our best-practice research programme and co-ordinates our client publications and external speaking programme.

Advisory Board

Advisory Board members work with our specialist team in relation to current trends and initiatives in their areas of expertise. They are available to meet with and consult with our clients by special arrangement.

Henry Bosch AO
Mr Bosch AO is the former Chairman of the NCSC (the forerunner of ASIC) and was Chairman of the Working Group on Corporate Practices and Conduct. Since 1972, he has served on over thirty boards of companies in the corporate and government sectors. Henry has advised many boards, has written and spoken extensively on aspects of corporate governance and runs AICD courses.

Bernie Fraser
Mr Fraser is the former Governor of the Reserve Bank in Australia. With a long and distinguished career in financial circles, he brings a disciplined approach to the complexities affecting financial services industries. Bernie is presently Chairman of and a Director of a number of major Industry Superannuation Funds and brings insights into the expectations of fund investors.

John Kehoe
Mr Kehoe is a lawyer with 30 years experience, most of it as a Partner with Corrs and its antecedent firms. John specialises in working with boards of corporations, primarily in general commercial advice and corporate governance matters. John is a director of both public and private sector corporations.

Wendy McCarthy AO
Ms McCarthy AO is an experienced businesswoman being on the Boards of an eclectic portfolio of public and private sector corporations. She has published many books and written numerous articles on various aspects of Australian life and business. Wendy works with corporations, government and individuals on executive leadership for women, social and cultural change and corporate governance. In 1989 she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia.