On Demand Executive, Chief Risk Officer, Operational Governance Specialist
+61 406 404 759
A C-suite leader in Risk Management with significant experience advising Boards, building, and running Enterprise Risk functions at major banks and public companies. Clinton understands the value of courageous leadership who empowers staff to maximise the balance of risk and reward for success.
Clinton is known for building high performing teams who thrive in response to complexity, adversity and organsational change, while ensuring a robust framework of governance is maintained. Clinton believes that a great risk leader facilitates organisational functions to understand each other, to work together and be empowered to think big.
A qualified company director (GAICD) with extensive experience reporting to and advising Boards on major governance issues and opportunities, Clinton loves working with management teams to identify the underlying drivers of a situation, push the paradyms of options, and turn challenges into potential new strategic opportunities.
With over 30 years experience in leadership, risk management and governance Clinton has successfully designed, implemented and led global enterprise risk functions including for 10 years at Macquarie Group, and 5 years as CRO at Tabcorp Holdings.
Clinton is a Chartered Accountant (ICAA) and qualified company director (GAICD). He also has significant experience of investment banking gained from internal audit roles at JPMorgan and Westpac, and external audit with PwC.
Designed, implemented, and led the global enterprise operational risk function at Macquarie Group for over 10 years, including as the final sign off on all new business and new products across the group.
Led successful settlement of record AUSTRAC AML litigation at Tabcorp.
Embedded significant uplift and transformation of operational practices across Tabcorp to achieve the settlement, covering 5,000 direct staff and over 8,000 venues selling Tabcorp's products.
Successfully rebuilt relations with key external stakeholders including regulators, bankers, insurers and law enforcement.
Hired and led high performing teams with consistently high staff engagement results, by coaching and developing staff to be their best.
Permanent full-time attendee at the Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Committees of Macquarie and Tabcorp for over 15 years to provide an opinion on the current state of risk, and advise on any matter raised.
Collaborated with fellow Group executives to bid for and then implement the merger of Tatts with Tabcorp ($5bn takeover).
Qualified Company Director GAICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors), Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia), Bachelor of Business (University of Technology Sydney)
Financial Services, (Wholesale, Retail, and Investment Banking), Insurance
General Management, Risk Management, Transformation, Non Executive Director and Board Advisory, Governance
Enterprise-wide transformations, Regulatory and Government Remediation Programs, Resourcing and Team Building, Coaching, Cross-functional Bridging
“Leadership is about empowering others to do things they did not think possible” Simon Sinek
“Effective leadership is putting first things first” Stephen Covey
“I joined Leaders on Demand...
... because I enjoy supporting leaders and teams to achieve their best, explore new ideas, and be inspired to new possibilities of success. Leaders on Demand lets me share my knowledge and experience to make a difference by doing what I enjoy most”
“When I'm not at work...
... I am privileged to be dad taxi, study partner, and support coach to my amazing teenagers doing their HSC's. In my own time I enjoy running, travel, meditation, and pondering the big questions of the universe (in my own small way)”