Meet The Faculty


Many things go into making a great training course. But the most important is the trainer. When it comes to getting the best trainer, we do not limit ourselves to a single source. We bring you the best that is available, no matter where the trainer is based. We work with people who have distinguished themselves both as subject matter experts and as training professionals. No one else in the region can match our Faculty for depth and quality!

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Neil Broadhead ITIL®, COBIT®

Neil Broadhead has over 35 years of Information Systems experience having worked in a variety of roles including Business Planning Manager, Change Manager, Continual Service Improvement Manager, trainer and consultant. Neil is considered to be an expert in his field. more…

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David Llewellyn Jones ITIL®, COBIT®

David Llewellyn Jones (known to all as DLJ) is Principal Trainer and Head of Professional Services at ALC Group. With an unparalleled depth of knowledge and an engaging style, DLJ has established himself as one of the most highly regarded authorities in Asia in the areas of IT Service Management and IT Governance. more…

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Laurence Archer AgilePM®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, Scrum, P3O®, MoP®, MoR®  

Laurence Archer is a leading exponent of best-practice methods for project, programme and portfolio management. He is fully accredited in AgilePM®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, Managing Benefits® P3O®, MoP® and MoR® and is regarded as one of the few top trainers in Asia-Pacific for these frameworks, consistently achieving outstanding evaluations and results more…

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 Yolande du Plooy   ITIL®, COBIT®

Yolande du Plooy has over 12 year’s industry experience and has a strong background in the ITIL operational processes and functions. As well as being qualified as an ITIL Expert, Yolande also holds the IT Service Management Practitioner Certificates in Service Level Management, Problem Management, ITIL V3 Foundation, ITIL v2 Foundation, Service Catalogue Foundation, ITIL v3 Intermediate Operational Support & Analysis.   more…

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Leigh Harris  TOGAF®, AgilePM®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, BABOK®

Leigh has more than fifteen years experience developing and implementing architecture-led business change. Industries Leigh has contributed to throughout Australasia include local, state and national governments, utilities, large corporations, tertiary institutions, not-for-profits and charities. more…

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Paras Shah  ISO 27001, COBIT® 5, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT

Paras has over fifteen years experience in business and technology consulting. He specialises in IT governance, risk management, assurance, information security and business process improvement. more …

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 Michael Fong (PRINCE2®

Michael has over 30 years of experience in training, and project and quality management. He has assumed demanding, challenging roles as trainer/facilitator, consultant, change agent and project manager in dynamic, multinational environments. Since 2004, he has been conducting corporate training and adult education courses, and facilitating organisational development. more…

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Leo Farrelly MSP®, PRINCE2®, P3O®

Leo Farrelly is a highly experienced, fully accredited and respected trainer in MSP, PRINCE and P3O with 10 years’ experience in these methods. During this time Leo led the development of a major Accredited Training Organisation in the PRINCE2 and MSP market in Australia. He has training experience in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Canada. more…

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Veronika Karashvili PRINCE2®

Veronika is based in Wellington, New Zealand and has an extensive background in working with NZ Government organisations in NZ and overseas. Veronika has worked on NZ Government projects in various capacities – starting as a business analyst, then progressing to the Project and Programme Management roles, later becoming a Senior Projects Advisor whilst gaining her PRINCE2 Practitioner and shortly after a PRINCE2 Trainer and MSP Practitioner certifications. more…

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Michael Matthew CISA

Michael Matthew is extremely qualified in the area of IT and Audit having worked as both a finance (accounting) and IT professional for most of his career including in roles of Chief Information Officer and Finance Director. His area of specialty also includes all areas of risk management – especially IT risk management. Formerly a partner with Arthur Andersen, one of the original ‘Big 4’ accounting firms where he was responsible for their Risk Management practice in Sydney. more…

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David Lynas SABSA®

David Lynas is currently enjoying his twenty-fourth year of experience in Information Security, during which he has been invited to provide strategic advice to governments and industry clients on every continent. David Lynas is an Associate of the ALC Group and heads the Enterprise Security stream of ALC/PDA’s Information Security Education Program. more…

Andrew S. Townley

Andrew S. Townley TOGAF®, SABSA®

Andrew S. Townley is an international speaker, published author and thought leader on Information Security, Security Architecture, SABSA, Risk Management, Enterprise Architecture, SOA and Technology Strategy who also has extensive practical, hands-on experience working in the US, Europe, Africa and Brazil. more…

Mike Thompson CRISC® 

Mike has twenty five years’ experience in risk based IT assurance in NZ, PNG and Australia. Exceptional IT technical and security skills, sound business and risk management experience, provides the foundation for the identification and management of IT related business risks. more… 

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Garry Barnes CRISC, COBIT, CGEIT, ISO 27001, CISA, CISM

Over twenty years’ experience in IT governance, information and IT Security, IT audit, and risk management, having worked as a managing consultant, and in a number of NSW public sector agencies and banking MORE…
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Les Bell CISSP™

Les Bell has a long, varied and distinguished background in the computer industry as a consultant, writer, software developer, educator and international course presenter. Les has specialised strongly in the area of TCP/IP internetworking, Linux, web-based development, the design and implementation of intranets and web sites, programming and development in Java, OO analysis and design, and Internet-based marketing. Les is renowned for his encyclopaedic knowledge and has no spare time. more…