Meet the IT/Product Development Team

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Chris Robertson – Head of Technology & New Product Development

An aerospace engineer by training, with an extensive background in financial markets working across various business divisions (programming; derivatives trading and risk management; e-trading platform development; sales and marketing), Chris has a rare combination of technical expertise and business acumen and a solid understanding of the complexities of global business.

Chris has a proven track record working within, adapting to and succeeding in the rapidly changing and volatile financial services market (having guided a global bank into the world of electronic trading and worked as CTO for startup, Yieldbroker, the first and premiere electronic traded interest rate market in Australia.) This experience has him well placed to continue this trend in the ever-changing digital businesses.

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Burak Cankurtaran  – Senior Developer

Burak is an experienced project lead and developer with demonstrated capability in building and leading large software projects across a multitude of fields and software stacks. With a good track record of leading teams and working within all aspects of software development, he has also worked as a scientist in computational quantum physics. Rounding off his development capabilities, he has worked within casual-game development, adding a unique blend to his growing skill set.

Neha Sapra – Web Developer

Neha works as our Senior Web Developer in the Sydney office, bringing with her 6 years of experience in PHP, CMS, and its frameworks. She received her Masters in Computers. Before coming to Sydney, she worked as a lead for Systematix in India. She is currently working on a new product using technologies like node and angular.


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Adelle Perry – Product Manager

Adelle works with our technology team and our foundation clients in the New Product Development team. With an eclectic background spanning sales, communications and technology, Adelle manages the communications between key stakeholders in the new product development process.

Experienced in providing professional and bespoke customer service to international clientele, Adelle joined CompliSpace to deliver her combined seven years of experience in client relations, knowledge of the technology start-up universe and passion for technology development to provide a dedicated approach to client relations.

Adelle is currently completing her masters in Communications, Journalism and Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Technology) from the University of New South Wales.

Fun fact: Adelle has worked in the diamond and high end jewellery industry since she was 17. Needless to say, she can pick a decent rock!

Michael McHugh – Senior Developer Consultant

Michael has over 20 years experience in software development in a range of corporate environments in Australia and internationally.

Programming in machine code since his early teens, Michael’s passion for technology is tempered by the reality that software needs to work, and work well! In his spare time he is a published video game developer and works on VR and AR applications.

His experience spans a broad spectrum of software development projects from the development and implementation of automated telephony systems through to cloud based CMS system development. As a senior developer consultnat at CompliSpace, Michael is responsible for the implementation of our technology strategy with a focus on sustainable, stable and innovative technology solutions that provide tangible benefits to our clients.

Michael holds an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Communications) and is a Unity Certified Developer (20167UCD746).

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Zack Yang – Senior Systems Administrator

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Lars Field – Front-End Developer

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Felix Dexter – Developer