Who we are

Integrity Governance is made up of skilled professionals who assist board members, and boards as a whole, to be more effective. We bring decades of experience, and insight into future trends, to work closely with you to understand your business, your culture, and your needs because every situation is different. Integrity Governance teams are composed to deliver the right service at the right time.

Contact us for a confidential chat, or to discuss your needs

Where we work

It doesn’t matter where you are located, technology today allows us to virtually work anywhere. Our clients are all over Australia, including strong ties to regional communities. We also conduct international governance assignments in Asia, the Middle East, North America and Europe.

Our team is international by location, experience and mindset. We work with boards, owners, investors, regulators and executives to ensure that your physical location does not compromise the quality and depth of service that we deliver.

We pride our success on responding quickly and tailoring our expertise to meet diverse and dynamic client needs.
Contact us for a confidential chat, or to discuss your needs.

Australia 1300 794 049 | +61 3 5266 1899
United Kingdom +44 845 805 4749 | United States & Canada +1 800 940 4748

Meet some of our team

John Harte

John is the Managing Partner of Integrity Governance. John specialises in working with businesses at a point of inflection - whether that be due to growth, new markets, mergers, acquisitions and crises; and businesses under pressure to change due to ownership, generational, economic or legislative forces. He brings expertise in healthcare, water, professional services, education, primary production, disability and government owned businesses. John has over twenty five years’ experience in business management. He has held head of business, chief executive, Chairmanship and directorship roles in a range of companies from multinationals to SME in Europe, Australia, Canada and the US.

John gained significant human resources, strategic planning, product and service development expertise along with further specialisation in communications, business management, governance, investment and stakeholder engagement at Mars Incorporated, Goldman Sachs JBWere, Schroder’s and Capital International.

John has a strong affinity with the not for profit, education, primary production and healthcare sectors. John holds an honours degree in Veterinary Medicine.

He is a:

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Institute of Directors (UK)
  • Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA)
  • Board Leadership Fellow of the NACD (USA)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
  • John holds the Company Directors Course Diploma and has completed the Mastering the Boardroom Course. He completed the “Leading Professional Services Firms” postgraduate course at Harvard Business School and has regularly participated in the Corporate Governance Summer School at Stanford University.

John is a core, national, and international facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a regular speaker on board effectiveness, practical governance and enabling boards to deal with business disruption.

Christine Cussen

Christine is passionate about growing businesses, customers, people, company brand and reputation and shareholder value. She has worked in Australia, North America, Europe & Asia, as Managing Director and CEO with both global multi-nationals and entrepreneurial ASX listed start-ups in the healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, industrial & innovation sectors.

Her executive career encompasses roles as Country Manager, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals (Australia & New Zealand); Managing Director of Eiffel Technologies Limited, an ASX Listed Biotechnology Company that she took global; General Manager, Innovation & Technology with the Dulux Group; and more recently Christine was Chief Executive Officer of the Smart Water Fund.

Christine is currently Associate Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences with AFG Venture Group, an Asian & Australian corporate advisory group, specializing in mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, business consulting and licensing for private & public companies.

Christine is currently Non-Executive Director of The Gordon Institute of Technical & Further Education; MOVE Muscle, Bone & Joint Health; Camberwell Girls Grammar School and she is also Chair of the Schools Governance & Risk Committee.

Christine is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has business and science qualifications from Swinburne University of Technology and Monash University.

James Carroll

James Carroll joined Integrity Governance as our Business Manager in 2016. He is an experienced people manager, strategic planner and specialist in group dynamics.

James was Ireland’s youngest Senator (aged 26) in 2009 after being nominated by the Prime Minister to contest the election. He became a new Government member during the height of the global recession and learned at first-hand how important private and public sector governance is. Dealing closely with Government Ministers, CEOs and Not For Profits, highlights in his term were the passing of the Civil Partnership Bill, Road Safety Bill (reducing the drink driving limit which saved lives) and two Budgets.

After politics, James helped found a Not for Profit which provided work experience for recovering alcohol and drug addicts. Since moving to Australia, James has worked in the Human Resources and strategy areas focused on improving business’ internal and external systems, recruitment, and training to align them to exceed key business and community targets.

James is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Law from University College Dublin.

Bernie Delaney

Bernie Delaney is a Principal of Integrity Governance. He is an experienced senior business executive and non-executive director. He is familiar with the policy and operating environment for public listed, private, and not-for-profit organisations.

Bernie has in depth knowledge of governance, compliance, and associated commercial issues, with over 35 years’ experience in international business management and consulting.

He was a senior officer in the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) living and working in South East Asia (Philippines), West and Eastern Europe (UK, Spain, and the former Soviet Union). He worked with the Victorian state government representing the state's export and investment attraction interests in Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea.

At BHP Billiton, Bernie worked directly with Chairmen and CEO's dealing with major business issues, government relations, corporate affairs, business development, and mergers and acquisitions projects.

Bernie has well developed skills in strategic planning, issues management, and decision making. Bernie can initiate and develop plans, and work with private and not-for-profit organisations to deliver results. His experience in the resources sector, security and risk management, supply chain logistics, joint venture & peak body relationships make him qualified to assist at many levels.

Directorships include:

  • Chair and director of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA Victoria), the leading animal protection and advocacy organisation in Australia. The Victorian division has over 300 staff and 3200 volunteers across the state.
  • Director (and former Chairman for seven years) of Travellers Aid Australia.
  • Since April 2011 he has been a director and Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Victorian Section).
  • Former non-executive director of Coulson Tiles Pty Ltd (commercial and residential tile importers and wholesalers).
  • An adviser to a substantial family company involved in providing global logistics and shipping services for major resources sector projects in Australia, Southern Africa, Madagascar, and PNG. He continues to consult on development opportunities in the resources sector.

Bernie is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has an International Company Directors Course Diploma. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and Graduate Diploma in Management.

Adriaan den Dulk

Adriaan den Dulk’s speciality area is in the governance of Risk and Insurance. He has specialised in the coordination and implementation of large, national and state level projects.

He also assists clients in understanding and quantifying their risk exposures so that the most suitable insurance and risk, governance and resilience building programmes can be tailored to best meet their protection needs.

Adriaan has advised organisations ranging from: the Property Sector; the Motor Industry; Health & Aged Care; Manufacturing; Commonwealth, State, and Local Government; For Benefit Sector; Independent Schools and Universities; Energy; Mining; Construction; Logistics & Transport; as well as Dairy and Agricultural sectors.

Adriaan is a Certified Insurance Practitioner; a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance; and an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (lecturer for the past 14 years in Strategy and Risk in the Company Directors Course, the Foundations of Directors Course and more recently the Integrity in Government Course).

Glenda Stanislaw

Glenda Stanislaw is an experienced change agent and Executive Director with CommCorp Consulting. Glenda specialises in sustainable, innovative ways of leveraging change to better position organisations, boards and systems to deliver better outcomes. Glenda has extensive US, Australian and international experience having coordinated major projects and developed programs in developing and developed markets.

Glenda brings strong professionalism, the experience of an effective CEO with the skills of a trained counsellor and mediator. Glenda brings practical understanding and experience of dealing with directors, senior public servants, politicians and senior executives.

Glenda works in the Integrity Governance team as a senior consultant specialising in facilitation, human resources, board and executive dynamics. Glenda has numerous postgraduate qualifications and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors.

Denise McKeever

Denise has many years of experience employed as a senior executive, consultant, and board member, with a career incorporating strategic and operational management for public and private SMEs across various industry sectors.

A sound career in organizational development, Denise has qualifications covering psychological methodologies, occupational health and safety and quality. She is currently consulting within the health sector and community groups specializing in organizational design, program analysis, auditing, and development, encompassing and promoting quality concepts.

With her experience in collaborative project management, board processes, and data analysis, Denise joined the Integrity Governance team in early 2016 to assist with the provision of quality reviews via research, analysis of data and production of reports.

Ingrid Wren

Ingrid Wren is passionate about the written word. She is a trained copywriter who brings over thirty years of practical experience to the writing, editing, and proof reading of reports and business communications of all kinds. She has written articles and advertising for business publications, as well as annual reports, business plans, speeches, short stories, essays, a novel, and most recently a screenplay.

Her business experience includes writing, refining, and developing sales and marketing materials in the newspaper, building, and motor industries. She has worked for small family enterprises and large private companies, accumulating knowledge of how good businesses operate along the way.

Ingrid works in the Integrity Governance team to write, refine, improve and quality assure our reports, publications and surveys. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

When she is not writing, she is a competitive ballroom dancer, competing Nationally and overseas.

Liz Perriam

Liz’s experience covers staff management and development; initiation and maintenance of key relationships; performance planning and review; together with career transition.

Liz brings strong commercial acumen gained through over thirty years’ experience in Human Resources, with a strong focus on Change Management and Strategic Planning, gained in executive roles within Australia’s Top 100 companies.

Liz’s strengths lie in working with people to achieve common goals through clear and effective communication and building strong relationships with all stakeholders.

We pride our success on responding quickly and tailoring our expertise to meet diverse and dynamic client needs.
Contact us for a confidential chat, or to discuss your needs.

Australia 1300 794 049 | +61 3 5266 1899
United Kingdom +44 845 805 4749 | United States & Canada +1 800 940 4748