Leadership Team

Penny Corkill

Risk & Assurance
Penny is a highly experienced and qualified internal and risk management professional, with strong communication and relationship-building skills. She leads a team of auditors, project managers and senior consultants in delivering service excellence across audit, risk, governance, organisational analysis and strategy, Workforce Planning and WHS. Her experience spans Local, State and Federal Government operations. Penny has a Master of Business in Organisational Analysis and Strategy and a Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing. She has approved Baseline Security clearance.
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Phil O'Toole

Managing Director
Phil is a respected strategist, adviser and thought leader in legislative compliance, business improvement, risk management, probity, assurance and ethical conduct across the public and private sectors. Previously, he had over 25 years’ experience in the NSW Public Sector, including several years as a Director in the NSW Attorney Generals Department. Phil is a former NSW Chapter Chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia (IIA) and a regular Chair and presenter at conferences and seminars for various professional bodies. He has also been an expert witness for ICAC and judicial hearings. He has approved Baseline Security clearance.
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Scott Fanker

Workplace Investigation & Review
Scott comes to Centium from a background of working in clinical, academic, and senior management and leadership positions in the public health system. Scott has 18 years of experience operationally managing large mental health services. More recently, Scott worked in central office roles managing complex and sensitive complaints and investigations. He has approved Baseline Security clearance.
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Sanjay Kalra

IT, Digital & Cyber
Sanjay is a highly experienced Chief Information Officer and Head of Cyber Security, including within the Australian Federal Government. He has a proven track record of assisting senior executives with their cyber risk management requirements and maximising the business value of technology investments. Sanjay is keen to help Australian companies accelerate their Digital Transformation journey by leveraging Silicon Valley best practices, where he has recently spent a number of years working for four global organisations. He has approved Negative Vetting 2 (NV2) clearance.
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Specialist Advisors

Chris Wheeler
Governance & Probity
Chris specialises in complaints management, public interest disclosures, and code of conduct and fraud and corruption awareness and training. Previously, Chris was the NSW Deputy Ombudsman for 25 years. In that role, his responsibilities and achievements included: Developing guidelines and related training programs on ethical conduct Managing and personally conducting numerous management, misconduct and legal investigations Conducting hearings exercising Royal Commission powers Regularly presenting at conferences, seminars and training sessions.
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Sarah Artist
Local Govt Improvement
Sarah is a highly experienced local government specialist in the areas of strategic leadership, good governance, performance improvement, and innovation and she has a Masters of Public Policy. She has held senior management roles within and across the local government sector for over twenty years with responsibility for research, teaching and consulting. In recent years Sarah has led the design and delivery of major sector-wide capability and performance initiatives for elected and professional leaders on key topics of sector relevance - including good governance and financial performance, amalgamating councils and local government reform
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Peter Mulhall
Workplace Investigations
Peter is an accomplished investigator and respected adviser who has conducted and led many investigations and reviews of complex and sensitive matters. Previously, he had 25 years’ experience in the public sector, including Executive Management positions within Utilities, Justice and Gaming Regulatory agencies. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Investigators and a former President of its NSW Chapter.
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Howard Wigham
Business Advisory
Howard is an independent non-executive director, business adviser, coach and mentor. He helps boards, CEOs and senior leaders of public, private and Government enterprises to thrive by assisting them to navigate strategic, financial, operational, organisational and personal challenges. He has an excellent track record as a Divisional CEO in creating, delivering and capturing value for customers, employees and shareholders in complex businesses, in different geographies and industries, and at different stages of the business and product life cycle.
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Aaron Westwood
Work Health & Safety
Aaron has considerable HSEQ audit experience, having completed over 150 audit assignments in Australia and internationally as Lead Auditor or as part of an audit team. He has also been involved in the development of commercially available audit protocols and tools as well as custom audit tools and support packages. Aaron has assisted in the development and certification of safety, environmental and quality management systems for over 50 clients in a wide range of industries nationally and internationally.
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Graham Gorrie
Legal, Gambling Regulation
Graham is a highly skilled practitioner with decades of experience in providing legal advice and acting on behalf of corporate and commercial clients. Graham has specialist expertise within the gambling industry, where he has assessed regulatory systems and improved governance for both Federal and State Regulatory bodies, including controls relating to Anti-Money Laundering. Areas of law include: Commercial transactions, Conveyancing, Sale and Purchase of Businesses, Litigation, Criminal Law and Corporate Governance.
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Gavin Cator
Local Govt & HR
Gavin is a highly regarded, esteemed and recognised Local Government leader with decades of hands-on experience in the sector. He has been the Chief Executive of Greater Shepparton City Council, Wodonga City Council, Moira Shire Council, Berrigan Shire Council and more. In each of the above CE positions Gavin had proven experience in implementing accountable operations, maximising revenue, and improving productivity. This was achieved by facilitating genuine community consultation which provide proven transparent outcomes for any Council and their communities.
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Staff

Scott Webb
Internal Audit
Scott Webb is an experienced Audit, Risk and Governance professional who has been a partner and trusted advisor of a broad cross-section of government agencies in NSW for more than 35 years. He has a demonstrated passion to contribute to the continual improvement of the Public Sector. His professional focus is to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of operations while maintaining accountability and transparency. As an operational auditor, Scott has audited an array of specialist operational functions across the NSW Public Sector. He has approved Negative Vetting 2 (NV2) clearance.
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Preetika Kohli Chopra
Cyber Security & IT
Preetika is an experienced IT and Information risk management specialist with over eight years’ experience in IT Audits, IT Governance and Risk & Compliance. She has delivered projects across various industries and is an ISO 27001 Certified Lead Auditor. She is passionate about providing bespoke solutions through her work, combining her experience of best practices with an understanding of client’s strategic aim and organizational context. Preetika has performed IT Internal audits on our clients’ Infrastructure, application and database layers, as well as numerous Cyber security audits on network infrastructure.
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Greg Martin
Internal Audit
Greg’s career spans territory, state and federal government. He is an experienced Internal, Operational and Performance audit professional with proven expertise in managing, planning, conducting and reporting on assessments focussed on identifying opportunities for improvement. He is also an experienced governance, risk and compliance professional with proven expertise in engaging stakeholders in the implementation and maintenance of frameworks that strengthen organisational governance and risk management. He has approved Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) clearance.
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Kelsey McNaughton
Internal Audit
Kelsey is an experienced auditor with over seven years’ experience auditing in State and Local Government sectors. She has performed financial audits across many government agencies, resulting in her excellent ability to assess risks, analyse data and ensure adequate coverage over material balances in a public sector environment. She has also conducted performance audits focused on efficiency and effectiveness in the local government sector. Kelsey has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and has completed the CPA Australia program. She has approved Baseline Security clearance.
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Robert Magistrado
Internal Audit
Robert has more than 16 years of experience across diverse industries in the public (state and federal) and the private sectors, in various capacities as Internal Auditor, Senior Internal Auditor, and Head of Internal Audit. He has also held previous roles in allied disciplines such as accounting, taxation, performance assurance, risk management, controls, investigations, and compliance. He has extensive experience performing and managing financial, operational, and compliance audits, and advisory work. He has approved Baseline Security clearance.
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Ajay Bakshi
Cyber Security & IT
Ajay is an experienced ICT professional with over 15 years’ experience in Systems Architecture, Networks, Virtualization technologies, Information Security, Audits and Risk management. He has managed IT operations in different roles and for various medium and large organisations. He has delivered various IT infrastructure projects with a focus on Cyber security and is an ISO 27001 Certified Lead Auditor. Ajay holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology (Griffith University) and has Industry Certifications such as MCSE, IBM p System Certified, RHCE, ITIL V3 and ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor.
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Mohamed Zorob
Cyber Security & IT
Zorob is an experienced ICT professional with over 14 years’ experience in ICT Project Management, Infrastructure Architecture, Information Security & Virtualization. He has worked in different roles for large, multi-national organisations. Zorob has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and has several industry certifications, including AWS CCP, PMP, ITILv3 and MCSE.
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Roy Zeng
Internal Audit
Roy is an experienced and passionate auditor in both the private and public sectors. He has performed financial audits, grant acquittals, and special purpose assurance across state government agencies, local government councils as well as universities.
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Rachelle Barroga
Office Manager
Rachelle joined Centium as our Office Manager. With over 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Rachelle has extensive knowledge in Project Management and enjoys a fast-paced environment. The office manager role is rapidly changing in today’s Corporate Culture. In the past, the Office Manager was primarily responsible for administrative tasks. However, in her new role Rachelle has rapidly assumed the role of an active behind-the scenes powerhouse to Senior Level Management, contributing both on the administrative side, day-to-day business operations and long-term business development planning.
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Strategic Alliances

Michael Courtney
Financial Sustainability
CT Management Group
Michael Courtney is committed to developing strong local government organisations throughout Australia, particularly through improving infrastructure, financial management and service provision. He has a Master’s in Business Management, Post Graduate in Management, is a Certified Practicing Accountant and is qualified as a Municipal Clerk. Michael’s speciality is assisting clients in the area of financial sustainability, corporate management and service planning.
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Owen Harvey
Asset & Facility Management
CT Management Group
A qualified engineer, Owen has over 30 years’ experience working in private sector consultancy firms, and Australian and Queensland government departments in various senior management and project management roles.
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Jarrod Bryant
Project & Operations Mgt
CT Management Group
Working with people to find solutions to issues and developing options that work is what Jarrod enjoys most. This could be in the context of project management, strategic planning, operations management or other spheres. Ultimately, he finds seeing an initiative being delivered to full completion knowing that a great outcome has been achieved very satisfying.
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Rod Crowder
Business Continuity
OpsCentre
Rod has over 25 years experience in Business Continuity, Resilience, BCP, ITDRP & Information Security projects across Asia Pacific, for 140+ clients and over 420 client consultancy projects. Rod is Country representative of Disaster Recovery Institute International and chairs the Adaptive Business Continuity Advisory Group. An international think-tank committed to developing new resilience and business continuity methodologies and practices. He is a regular speaker at Asia Pacific and USA Continuity Conferences such as CIMC, DRI and BCI.
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