Jonathan is a Senior Consultant working with CompliSpace school clients. He has more than 10 years experience in the school sector as a teacher, compliance and legal adviser and more recently as a Business Manager. Jonathan has been a solicitor for nearly 30 years and worked in both private practice and community legal centres.
Svetlana is a Senior Consultant at CompliSpace. She has over 20 years of experience in strategic and operational human resource management, occupational health and safety, and design and implementation of policies and change management programs.
She has held national people management responsibility positions in the public and private sectors, and is now the content specialist at CompliSpace for harmonised WHS (and OHS in the other two States), HR, and general compliance matters for not for profits.
She holds a LLB , Masters in Management (MBA), Master of Arts in Journalism, and a Certificate in Governance for not-for-profits.
Deborah recently completed five years working with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse where she assisted the Royal Commission to establish the Private Session process and subsequently managed its legal aspects. Through Private Sessions, the Royal Commission spoke with more than 8000 survivors of child sexual abuse. Deborah managed and championed the process by which Private Sessions information was embedded throughout the Royal Commission’s work in determining and shaping public hearings, in informing the policies and recommendations of the Interim and Final Reports, and in providing examples and narratives for the Final Report.
Prior to working with the Royal Commission, Deborah had her own successful consulting practice where she specialised in the statutory child protection system, legal issues facing children and vulnerable people, and legal aid. She also spent more than nine years at Legal Aid NSW, as a child protection solicitor, Senior Solicitor and then Solicitor in Charge, Child Protection.
Deborah holds a Juris Doctorate from the Columbia University School of Law, a Master of International Affairs from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and a Diploma in Law from Sydney University.
Ben has assisted a wide range of clients in both the education and commercial sectors. His work focuses around the implementation phase; from system set up, content tailoring, integrating the platform with client systems and all the way to the launch of the system. Ben also works closely with clients, training and engaging with them to expand their knowledge of the system in order for them to be able to get the most out of our suite of products.
Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Macquarie University.
Born in Canada, with an Italian and Mexican background, Gianpaolo is a Senior Associate in the Sydney Office. He recently completed a Juris Doctor at the University of New South Wales, having previously graduated from York University in Toronto with a Bachelor degree with honours in Political Science.
Prior to joining Complispace, Gianpaolo worked in Family Law at one of Sydney’s leading Chambers and interned at Football Federation Australia in the Legal, Governance and Regulatory team.
Gianpaolo is a passionate AC Milan supporter and has a keen interest in anything pasta, tacos and wine related.
Originally hailing from Perth, Jo is a Senior Consultant in the Sydney Office. She completed a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Western Australia and worked as a Family Lawyer for seven years before joining CompliSpace. Jo’s area of expertise is child protection.
Jo is a mad supporter of the Fremantle Dockers and loves all things Polish.
Adrian is a Consultant at CompliSpace. He has experience in legal practice, policy management, risk and compliance in both the private and public sectors.
At CompliSpace, Adrian works closely with Tasmanian and New South Wales Education Group and Independent clients to identify, develop and optimise governance, risk, compliance and policy management practices. He brings a collaborative and consultative approach to maximise existing processes and develop effective solutions to meet these requirements.
Adrian graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws Degree. Prior to CompliSpace, Adrian worked in various legal and governance roles, most recently as a Risk and Compliance Policy Analyst for The Department of Education and Training in Queensland.
Claudia is a new Associate in our Melbourne office, assisting schools in the development and implementation of tailored policy and risk management solutions.
Claudia completed her Undergraduate degree in Arts (Media Communication and Cultural Studies, as well as History), and Social Science (Social and Public Policy) from the University of Queensland. She is currently studying a post-graduate certificate in Governance and Public Policy through UQ.
Claudia has previously worked for a not for profit organisation assisting with service delivery coordination and one on one support in the disability sector.
In her spare time Claudia enjoys exploring the music scene and best places to eat in Melbourne.”