Our Team

You’re certainly not going to find cookie cutter people at CompliSpace. 

Most of us have diverse backgrounds with careers that have evolved:

From lawyer to educator to journalist
From analyst/programmer to higher education coordinator to GRC consulting
From educator to sales
From rocket scientist to electronic trading specialist to new product development
From web producer to UX whiz
From youth worker to journalist, teacher, banker, risk manager to GRC&P consultant…

… what we have in common is a passion for innovation and making a difference. We thrive in a fast-growing environment and we thrive on working with the best of the best.


Meet the Co-Founders

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James Field

Co-Founder and Managing Director

David Griffiths

Co-Founder and Managing Director

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Xenia Hammon

Head of Content Development

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Kieran Seed

Legal Research Coordinator

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William Kelly

Legal Research Coordinator

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Sasha Culjkovic

Chief Operating Officer

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Maria Bestawros

Senior Consultant

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Sebastiaan Bush

Senior Associate

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Ben Chan

Senior Associate

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Eliot Hastie


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Jonathan Oliver

Senior Consultant

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Svetlana Pozydajew

Senior Consultant

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Robert Seale

Senior Consultant

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Declan Steele


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Alistair Symons

Senior Consultant

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Ruth Tharmalinkam

Content Integration Coordinator



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Craig D'cruz

National Education Consultant

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David Mahon

State Manager WA/NT

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Hellenna Tomshin


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Sonya Blondinau

Senior Consultant

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Caitlin Galpin

Senior Associate

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Joanna Lamparski


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Vincent Lie

Senior Associate

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Robert Walker

State Manager QLD

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Helen Sloan


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Christine Egglestone

Senior Associate

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Joylene Leaney

State Manager SA

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Ellen Acheson

Operations Project Coordinator

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James Cozens

Director, Commercial

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Brooke Benson

Head of Financial Services


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Kim Stirling

Senior Consultant

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Laura Cotter


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Matthew Stern

Senior Associate


I.T. and Product Development

Meet the I.T. and Product Development 

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Chris Robertson

Head of Technology & New Product Development

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Burak Cankurtaran

Senior Developer

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Lars Field

Front-End Developer

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Tim Huang

System/Network Administrator

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Michael McHugh

Senior Development Consultant

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Adelle Perry

Client Relationship and NPD Manager

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Neha Sapra

Web Developer

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Zack Yang

Senior Systems Administrator

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Judy Yu

QA/Test Analyst

New Client Engagement

Meet the New Client Engagement Team

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Nick Bennett


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Brendan Cholakian

Engagement Consultant

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Priscilla Gorton

State Manager VIC/TAS

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Jess Gunning

Business Development Manager

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Shayan Khoshab

Engagement Consultant

Sally Paling

Lead Generation Consultant

Learning & Development

Meet the Learning and Development Team


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Lori Ghezzi

Head of Learning and Development



Assistant of Stress Management


Marketing & Communications

Meet the Marketing and Communications Team


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Karen Robertson

Marketing Consultant


Matty Sirois

Digital Marketing Coordinator


Organisational Infrastructure

Meet the Organisational Infrastructure Team

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Debbie Nicholson

Chief Financial Officer

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Georgina McQuade


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Olivia Ghobrial

Senior Project Officer


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Aileen Lin



People & Culture

Meet the People & Culture Team


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Emma Stratton

People & Culture Manager


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Laura Heo

People & Culture Administrator

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Di Spiers

HR Operations Manager