President & Board Member - Dr Alan Byrne
President of the Perth Chapter since August 2020 - Present
Over 30 years of international management experience working in many diverse areas and has earned several degrees in business and ethics.
Past Chair of Governance Institute and has presented locally, nationally and Internationally on a variety of topics from Economic Value Added to Corporate Psychopaths.
Keen to build upon the excellent work of past Presidents of the ACFE Perth Chapter and to promote ACFE to the Perth business community.
Alan can be contacted on:
Vice President & Board Member - Troy Williams FGIA, FCG(CS, CGP)
Troy is a Corporate Governance professional consulting to boards and senior management in Asia, Canada and Australia. His role gives focus to the proactive ethical conduct of business, governance, risk management and compliance oversight.
Additionally, he provides: Management Consulting / Chief Financial Officer / Corporate Accounting / Investigative Accounting support to further assist boards and senior management with strategic decision making. In that regard he has a proven track record - including being the recipient of National Awards - in delivering financial results and value adding utilizing critical interpersonal skills he has developed over 30 years through dealings with stakeholders across many industries.
Troy concurrently serves as:
○ Vice President & Board Member, Perth Chapter at Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
○ Member Australia Division, eCommunity Steering Group at The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI), United Kingdom (joint member representing Governance Institute of Australia)
○ Mentor, UniSA Business Career Mentor Program at University of South Australia
Troy is the immediate Past Chair, Western Australia State Council at Governance Institute of Australia (having served two consecutive terms as Chair and eight years on State Council).
Troy welcomes all consulting / training / facilitator enquiries from private, public and NFP sectors globally; and provides fly in - fly out services originating from Perth, Western Australia.
Troy can be contacted on:
President - Eve Switka
Eve was elected President of the Perth Chapter in 2018.
Eve is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Chartered Certified Accountant and has over 10 years accounting experience including roles in management accounting, restructuring and insolvency and forensic accounting. Eve has worked in Australia and offshore United Kingdom. Her expertise is in forensic accounting, investigations, insolvency and restructuring, management accounts reviews, internal reporting and budgets. She has been involved in independent business reviews, corporate restructuring, fraud and corruption investigations and complex commercial disputes across a broad range of sectors including mining and resource companies, manufacturing and retail, public sector, financial services, construction, and local government.
She is currently employed as a manager at Avior Consulting, having previously spent 5 years at Grant Thornton in Perth and Channel Islands in restructuring and forensic accounting. Prior to that Eve was a management accountant for a large retail and manufacturing group Sandpiper CI and a construction company Style Group in the Channel Islands.
Professional qualifications include: Certified Fraud Examiner; Chartered Certified Accountant; Certified Accounting Technician; International Association of Bookkeepers; and Degree in Management and Marketing
Professional memberships include: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); and Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA).
Eve's areas of expertise includes: internal accounts reviews; internal processes reviews and streamlining; restructuring and insolvency; contract compliance reviews and quantification for litigation; fraud investigations; loss quantification; fraud & corruption control planning; and fraud and corruption risk assessments
Sector experience includes: retail, wholesale and distribution; financial services; construction; mining and resources; ports & transport; property and real estate; government & Public Sector Agencies
- Local Governments
Board Member - Melissa (Rimmer) Campbell-Lloyd
Melissa is a Perth based professional with strong skills and experience investigating Fraud and serious misconduct. Expertise in contemporary investigations methodology and experience in leading complex fraud and financial crime investigations.
Melissa is a self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a team setting, or autonomously and enjoys liaising with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external across a variety of fields and expertise.
Melissa has completed Master of Fraud and Financial Crime and is keen to continue growing her knowledge and abilities in Fraud & Financial Crime, building on current foundations.
Proven people leadership experience with multi-skilled team.
Current non-executive board member for Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Perth Chapter.
Melissa can be contacted on: [email protected]
Secretary and Treasurer - Helen Lo Presti
Helen is an accountant at Aspen Corporate Pty Ltd. Her forensic accounting portfolio includes insider trading analysis, extensive data analytics of both financial data and investigative data (such as telephone call interrogation), fraud investigation, Ponzi scheme investigations, and production of witness statements and affidavits producing expert reports.
Hollie has recently worked on the following key assignments:
- Federal government assignment on a fraud detection matter and production of an expert witness statements.
- Family law matters including valuations and asset tracing
- Solvency review of large WA mining entity.
- Conducted internal fraud detection for large Pty Ltd entity.
- Independent Business Reviews and Investigative Accountants Reports.
- Data analytics using various different software suites, such as i2 Analyst Notebook, IDEA, Microsoft Access, and high level excel work.
Hollie can be contacted on [email protected]