Jarrod Baker is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Singapore. Recognized as one of the leading forensic accountants in Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2016, Jarrod provides specialist support to clients operating in the Asia Pacific region who face high stakes litigation, complex investigations and regulatory scrutiny.
He has consulted across the globe helping corporates with their investigative response to high profile corruption scandals and also worked in an in-house anti-corruption compliance role for a Fortune 100 company. Jarrod is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and also of the Governance Institute of Australia. He currently serves as Non-Executive Director of the Australian affiliate of Transparency International, the global coalition against corruption.
Michelle is a lawyer working as a Trade Mark Consultant at IP Wealth. IP Wealth deals with clients of all shapes and sizes from small sole traders through to large international companies. Before working at IP Wealth, she worked at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand. Michelle is passionate about intellectual property (IP) and protecting businesses.
She has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), and Master in Laws with Honours (LLM(Hons)) with a focus on international IP law. She is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and has successfully completed the Trade Marks Paper of the Patent Attorney Examinations in New Zealand as well as two certificates in international IP law from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
Special Agent David A. Chaves is a senior FBI Official assigned to the New York Division. He serves as the securities fraud program manager for the most visible securities cases prosecuted over the last decade. He is widely recognized as the chief strategist in coordinating these complex white collar investigations and for infiltrating corrupt participants in the hedge fund industry through the use of sophisticated techniques, undercover operations, and wire taps.
He is a securities fraud subject matter expert and lectures to audiences in both the public and private sector on securities fraud, FCPA, and cyber threats to the financial industry. Prior to joining the FBI he was a civil litigation attorney in Boston, MA.
Roger is the National Head of Fraud & Forensic Services at RSM and has over 25 years of experience in forensic investigations and forensic accounting, fraud, bribery & corruption control – prevention, detection, response (as well as impropriety or improper conduct), related training (e.g. employee awareness, interview techniques, investigation response), forensic IT, compliance (including foreign bribery and corruption risk), and corporate security.
Roger is well credentialed being a licensed investigator in multiple locations across Australia and New Zealand, former police detective (areas include fraud, counter-terrorism), a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) and Regent Emeritus (Board member on the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) global Board 2012-2013), Melbourne ACFE Chapter President, trained and practised in advanced interview techniques, and MBA and MA (Criminology) qualified. He has also presented at many international and local conferences and seminars, and authored a number of articles and publications. Prior to RSM, Roger was a partner in forensics for a ‘Big 4’ firm where he had been for 13 years, and previously in the private sector in similar roles, and initially commenced his career in the police force leaving as a detective after 12 years.
Mr. Desmond is assigned to USSOCOM as the Chief of the Identity Management Branch responsible for management and protection of 69,000 SOF personnel throughout the enterprise.
Prior to his assignment at USSOCOM, Mr. Desmond was selected by the Defense Intelligence Agency to attend a one year National Security Fellowship at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Previously Mr. Desmond has also served as the director of an Identity Management organization within the Department of Defense, a Special Agent assigned to the National Computer Crime Squad, with the Washington Field Office of the FBI, and served 23 years in the United States Army on both active duty and the reserves. Mr. Desmond is a veteran of Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom IV and V. During his service in the US Army, Mr Desmond also served as Eurasian Foreign Area Officer.
Mr. Desmond has a Bachelor of Arts from Oregon State University, a Master of Arts from Indiana University and has published articles in the Journal of Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, and a book on Soviet Military and Intelligence Services Camouflage. He has numerous awards from the United States Army, FBI and the Department of Defense.
Mr. Desmond and his wife Rita reside in Tampa, Florida.
Detective Senior Constable Graeme Edwards has been an investigator in the Fraud and Cyber Crime Group in Brisbane for the past ten years. He has conducted numerous investigations into internet crime and fraud, its effects on consumers and identifying new methodologies on how criminals are using the internet.
Detective. Edwards has been a member of the Queensland Police Service since March 1999, having previously been a Detective in the New Zealand Police Service. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner as certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (USA).
Mr. Edwards has completed a Masters of Information Technology (Security), Bachelor of Business Studies (Information Technology) and is currently finalising a Doctorate of Information Technology with a thesis on investigating cybercrime in a multi-jurisdictional international environment. He is also researching cyber incident response plans and the effectiveness of current strategies.
The scope of Mr Englesman’s work is Anti Money Laundering – Transnational Organized Crime and the Nexus Terrorism. It generates human intelligence (HUMINT) and access to primary sources in and outside the chain of command. Mr Englesman’s vision is that to enable new security policy as well as Geo-policy one first has to align with the current one to compile an intelligence analysis. Unlimited access to information and people gave him a good sense for seemingly insignificant or isolated events and “Butterfly Effect”.
In the past 18 years, he has set up a human intelligence network, coordinating international cooperation of 3284 experts in over 69 countries. These experts provide the basis for Professional Investigative Services and assist you with Corporate Investigations or be your source for effective security risk management and Policy to mitigate crime trends or imminent incidents.
Even though Researching Organized Crime and Terror through undercover investigations brings certain personal security risks, as operational security is maintained it is most gratifying to reveal illegal financial crime trends, tracing cross border assets, map networks of anonymous suspects in hostile environments and enable international security operations to counter terror funding or fraud.
Shara Evans is internationally acknowledged as a cutting edge technology futurist, commentator, strategy advisor and thought leader.
Shara is one of the industry’s leading commentators on telecommunications and technology issues, and is regularly sought by print, online, radio and television media, conference producers and clients to provide insight on a broad spectrum of issues.
Fusing an engineering background with an intuitive understanding of how society is likely to respond to new technologies, Shara is widely regarded as one of the world’s top female futurists.
Despite today’s more regulated and enlightened business environment, we continue to witness “Enron-esque” failures of corporate governance. Enron’s former CFO will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors, management, attorneys, and accountants should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them.
Mr. Fastow was the Chief Financial Officer of Enron Corp. from 1998 – 2001. In 2004, he pled guilty to two counts of securities fraud, and was sentenced to six years in federal prison. He completed his sentence in 2011, and now lives with his family in Houston, Texas. Mr. Fastow currently provides litigation support at a law firm, and he consults with Directors, attorneys, and hedge funds on how best to identify potentially critical finance, accounting, compensation, and cultural issues.
Mr. Fastow received a BA in Economics and Chinese from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to joining Enron, he was a Senior Director in the Asset Securitization Group at Continental Bank N.A.
Since his release from prison, Mr. Fastow has been a guest lecturer at universities and corporations, and at conferences for management, corporate directors, attorneys, accountants, and certified fraud examiners. Mr. Fastow was recently keynote speaker at the United Nations’ Principles of Responsible Management Education Conference, the FBI’s Advanced Financial Crimes Seminar, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Annual Conference, the American Accounting Association Annual Conference, and the Financial Times’ Outstanding Directors Conference.
Leon is a Cyber Security and Technology Risk specialist with more than 20 years’ experience. He has performed numerous senior roles within this practice area, including working extensively with the Board and C-level leaders in Government and the Private Sector.
Chris Gatford is the director of HackLabs in Sydney, Australia and performs penetration tests for organisations all around the world.
Chris has performed thousands of penetration tests in his career and has reviewed countless IT environments and has directed and been responsible for numerous security assessments for a variety of corporations and government departments.
Chris teaches the art of penetration testing as an Instructor for the HackLabs’ Courses and has taught hundreds of students in his previous roles including Ernst & Young, where he was a manager for six years in the penetration testing services team.
Chris has co-authored two books, including “Network Security Assessment: From Vulnerability to Patch” from Syngress Publishing.
Mark Goudie serves as a Security Principal in the Cisco Global Security Services organization in the Asia Pacific Japan and China (APJC) region. He is a recognised expert that has learned many lessons from investigating security incidents and data breaches in the APJC region as well as in the United States. He has been awarded citations from national law enforcement agencies for his contribution into the illegal activities of international organised crime rings. These investigations resulted in arrests and convictions in four countries. Mark has over 20 years of technology experience to complement his investigative skills, which adds real world practicality to breach containment and security re-mediation recommendations.
He has a wide range of security knowledge within Corporate Governance and IT environments (Network, Systems, Applications, and Cloud), with focused strategic business and IT transformation at the executive and board level. Mark has successfully designed, implemented and managed compliance programmes in line with, in-country legislative requirements (e.g. Privacy law, Employee law, Sarbanes-Oxley etc.), as well as ITIL practices, PCI DSS and ISO27001.
Mark is a frequent speaker, an active member of numerous industry associations, regularly contributes thought leadership to media, and currently serves as the President of the High Tech Crime Investigators Association (HTCIA) of Australia. He is also a founding member of the SANS/GIAC Advisory Board, the Asia Pacific representative on the GIAC Ethics Committee and was formerly a contributing author to one of the security industries most widely lauded annual security reports.
Appointed as the Queensland Privacy Commissioner in December 2015, Philip Green has an extensive career in the private and public sectors. Mr Green’s legal career at Allens included commercial banking and finance/insolvency.
He has extensive central and agency experience in criminal justice legal and economic policy at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in Queensland. He most recently headed up the Small Business division for the Queensland Government. He has a keen interest in innovation and technology law and was instrumental in establishing Queensland’s first administrative privacy regime.
Mike is the Operations Manager at AusCERT, the premier CERT (Cyber Emergency Response Team) in Australia and a leading CERT in the Asia/Pacific region. Prior to joining AusCERT Mike spent ten years as an information security specialist and manager within the financial services industry, and five years in the IT service industry caring for small business and education customers.
Mike enjoys contributing to the information security community by coordinating AusCERT’s incident response and threat analysis services. He’s interested in improving awareness of information security issues to combat the range of modern threats facing every Internet user.
During those rare times when Mike’s laptop is shut, you might find him walking his beagle or perhaps sailing on Moreton Bay.
Jeff Hudson is the CEO of Venafi, the market leading cyber-security company in next-generation trust protection. A key executive in four previous and successful high-technology start-ups that have gone public, Jeff has over 25 years of leadership and management experience in information technology and security management.
Jeff has spent a significant portion of his career developing and delivering leading-edge technology solutions for financial services and other Fortune-ranked organizations and government agencies.
Kevin has been in a variety of roles at the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) over the past six years, including the National Manager of Specialist Capabilities (responsible for collection and interception capabilities), Manager Innovation, and currently the Business Manager of Investigation/Intelligence/Analytics Technology. He has also managed various technical and business sections since being the Program Manager responsible for delivery of the Fusion Capability. Kevin has been responsible for over ten different projects across data management, federated search, data analysis and integration into existing systems. Kevin was the ACIC user representative on the ACORN development project, and has a strong focus on data management for intelligence and policing capabilities.
Kevin has worked in the information management and ICT industry for over 20 years. Key roles were 10 years during the 1990s as a strategic consultant in electronic commerce, information management and IT security, running a technology business during the early 2000s, and then five years as a contract business analyst and project manager. For a number of those years Kevin worked to specify and implement a number of innovative fraud and error detection and alerting systems in the stockbroker and private health insurance industries – one of which is now used by over 95% of the private health insurance industry to identify and investigate potential fraud and leakage. Recently Kevin was the business analyst during the initial development of the ACIC Fusion Capability, and took over as Fusion Program Manager – and now that Fusion is implemented it is used by a high proportion of the agency with results including a 95% reduction in data wrangling time.
Andrew Koh is a notable thought leader, risk, fraud and governance expert with more than 25 years of working experience covering banking, finance, cards and payment sectors. He has worked in credit, market, operational, regulatory, sovereign, portfolio and integrated risk management roles, along with cross-functional roles in audit, compliance, fraud and technology risk management.
As a recognized speaker, expert panelist, moderator and adviser in major conferences, he has presented to board members, directors, C-suite executives, and industry experts from central banks, government bodies, financial institutions and major corporations. He has been contributing a series of risk management articles for an award winning risk magazine, StrategicRisk.
Dr David Lacey is Managing Director of iDcare and Senior Research Fellow in Identity Security at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He has worked in the identity crime environment across national security, law enforcement, and the community services sector for over fifteen years.
He maintains an active interest in identity crime developments, particularly its interface between organisations, individuals and their behaviours. His research focuses on the human factors of identity and cyber crime and David maintains ongoing linkages with governments and industry representatives within Australia and overseas on how to build effective customer-centric prevention and response models.
Mark joined the School of Justice Studies as an Associate Lecturer in 2004. He previously worked in the Queensland state government in policy and project roles associated with accountability and the justice system. He completed a PhD on the history of public sector ethics and accountability in Queensland through Queensland University of Technology.
Mark is the Coordinator of the Policy and Governance Major, of the Bachelor of Justice degree. He also teaches in the “International Policing” program which forms the major component of the Bachelor of Justice Degree for the Singapore Police.
Most of Mark’s publications relate to the link between police corruption and organised crime. His is also a member of the Higher Education Research Network (HERN).
He is the host of the New Books in Terrorism and Organised Crime podcast.
Sylvain arrived in Australia in 2005 and has over 18 years experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Corporate Real Estate and more recently Risk & Fraud. He has worked in various industries including Construction, Mining, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Electrical Equipment and Banking.
Sylvain is the Co-founder and CEO and CEO at Whispli (formerly Fraudsec), the first, global, truly independent, secure, anonymous two-way communication platform.
Whispli was born after Sylvain uncovered one of the largest corporate frauds in Australia a few years ago and realised at the time that there was not one truly independent whistleblower service provider allowing anonymous two-way communication.
Whispli opens and secures the flow of information between people with sensitive information and the organisations which need it. Whispli is currently offering 6 solutions: Fraudsec, JournoTips, SchoolSafe, ReportDV, AgedCareLine and ReportSomebody.
The Whispli range of solutions is fully mobile responsive, allowing informants to use any web-enabled device from anywhere in the world.
David is a Principal, based in the Brisbane office, however he works with our National Forensic and Risk Services team.
David has over 12 years investigation, fraud, corruption and misconduct-related experience. Prior to joining PKF, David was a Senior Manager at Deloitte and also has a background as a Detective in the Metropolitan Police Service, London. His time spent in the police and private sector provides him with the technical ability to help clients on many different forensic issues across a range of industries.
His extensive experience covers financial and non-financial investigations, integrity due diligence reviews and whistle blowing incident management and reporting. David has also provided advice on company internal control environments in relation to fraud, corruption and misconduct. David also delivers a range of education programs to clients on fraud, corruption, misconduct and investigation skills.
David has developed methodologies to help clients better identify fraud and corruption within their organisations. He understands the significant financial and reputational impact that these incidents can have on a business. He has a great passion in developing early intervention techniques to help his clients avoid these events.
Andy has been appointed as the Regional Director for Cylance with an initial focus on ANZ as the launch pad into AsiaPac. Until recently he was the SVP Business Development at the Telstra Software group where he was accountable for strategy and go to market for Telstra investment is Media and IoT. Previously at Telstra he led Product Team for Managed Services and Industry Solutions and ran the Telstra Security business. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry; he is a globally recognised expert in security and systems management and is a respected member of several high profile government and industry advisory boards including the Critical Infrastructure Advisory Board to the Attorney General.
Andy has held a range of high level management positions in the security industry, including as Regional Director for RSA in ANZ. Prior to RSA, he was based in the US and was VP and CTO of the Enterprise Business Units of SafeNet, a security solutions company specialising in encryption technologies.
He has also served as General Manager for Senetas, a group of companies specialising in the delivery of Information Technology services to the finance and government sectors, as well as being the first Tivoli Architect at IBM to be certified in the APJ region.
Frank Tutty is a Lead officer within the National Crime Agency (NCA) with the responsibility for investigating Cybercrime for the UK’s National Cybercrime Unit (NCCU) who are Leading the UK’s response to Cyber Crime. At the moment, Frank is assigned as the UK liaison officer to the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT) based at Europol. This Taskforce is made up of 11 countries and 14 organisations from around the world and is working in partnership with Europol and will coordinate a global law enforcement response to the most serious and organised cybercrime threats.
Prior to starting with the NCA in October 2014, Frank previously worked from early 1996 with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in London. Frank has held a variety of Uniform and Detective roles within the MPS, particularly in the field of Major crimes, leading complex investigations and covert operations.
Brett Warfield started Warfield & Associates in 2004.
He has 28 years’ fraud and corruption prevention, detection and investigation experience.
From 1997 to 2003, Brett was a senior member of the national Forensic practice at KPMG Australia. He was part of a team of three that established the first forensic accounting practice in the Big 4 accounting firms in Australia.
From 1989 to 1997 he was a financial investigator with two Royal Commissions of Inquiry, a prosecution Task Force and the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Prior to that, Brett had ten years as a manufacturing as a financial and management accountant with the then largest company in Australia, BHP Co Ltd.
Brett has qualifications in Commerce, Applied Finance and Investment, Governance and Fraud.
He has also authored six research studies into fraud in Australia.
Chester “Chet” Wisniewski is a Senior Security Advisor at Sophos with more than 15 years experience in the security industry. In his current role Chester conducts research into computer security and online privacy with the goal of making security information more accessible to the public, media and IT professionals. Chester frequently writes articles for the award winning Naked Security blog, produces the weekly podcast “Sophos Security Chet Chat” and is a frequent speaker at conferences and in the press.