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Suite 8 to 9, Level 2, 110-114 Crown Street, Wollongong
NSW 2500
Phone (FREECALL)
1800 4ENSIC (1800 436 742)
f| +61 2 4210 8651
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Level 8, 15 Castlereagh Street SYDNEY 2000
Brisbane
Level 27, Santos Place
32 Turbot Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Level 15, AMP Tower
140 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Melbourne
Level 2, 710 Collins Street
Docklands VIC 3008
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deborah Lockhart
Associate
 
p| 02 4228 3760
e| deborah@vantageforensicaccounting.com.au

CAREER SUMMARY

Deborah commenced her career in Wollongong NSW some 26 years ago, training in taxation, superannuation, accountancy and external audit. She has since gained extensive experience in Public Sector governance, internal audit, anti-corruption,  and fraud and misconduct investigative services.
She has been involved in numerous high profile fraud and corruption investigations, including liaison with the Independent Commission Against Corruption, NSW Ombudsman and NSW Police.
Her experience extends to systems reviews of a broad range of business processes, expert  opinion on ethical issues including code of conduct, fraud prevention & organisational culture programs, probity, Public Interest Disclosure management,risk management, fraud risk assessments, interviewing, and complex data analysis.
She has also developed and delivered flexible training programs in managing the risk of corruption, ethics and accountability, code of conduct, and Public Interest Disclosures.

SPECIALIST AREAS:
• Internal Audit, assurance & business improvement
• Governance and Probity Reviews
• Fraud & Misconduct Investigations (Conflicts Of Interest)
• Risk Management & assessments
• Training – Corruption/Fraud Prevention, ethics,

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Commerce(Accountancy) – University of Wollongong
• CPA Program
• ICAC Corruption and Anti-Corruption Executive Program – Australian National University
• Cert  III Investigative Skills & Techniques

RECENT ASSIGNMENTS
• Developed and implemented organisational strategy for implementation of Public Interest Disclosure Act obligations including; staff awareness & training, and PID management and support procedures and tools.
• Developed formal procedures and methodologies Public Sector for managing, conducting and reporting of investigations into corruption, and other such matters, including; eliciting and comprehensively documenting evidence, and interview practices designed to enhance outcomes.
• Complex investigations involving matters such: financial fraud, breaches of privacy and telecommunications legislation, Conflict of interest, and professional misconduct. Evidence gathered through interview of witnesses, IT forensics  and analysis of corporate records.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
• CPA Australia
• Institute of Internal Auditors – MIIA
• Certified Fraud Examiners - Associate

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