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Science, technology, governance & risk management
Adam describes himself as having a short attention span. He started in the IT industry as an engineer and architect and eventually CIO.
He then moved into regulatory compliance at the NZ Inland Revenue Department where he implemented an intelligence led philosophy in the compliance function. After some time working in a global role with Oracle Corporation, he joined the NZ Financial Markets Authority to establish its strategic intelligence function.
Since leaving FMA, he serves on a number of Boards, and founded The TIC Company, NZ’s largest independent outsource provider of AML services.
Countering Financial Crime
Founder & Director, The TIC Company
(2017 – present)
Provider of high quality outsources services to meet the AML/CFT requirements for regulated entities such as Financial Service Providers, Lawyers & Real Estate Agents. The company has processed hundreds of thousands of customers through the onboarding process using best-in-class processes that meet AML and Privacy requirements.
Expert (STX): International Monetary Fund
(2016 – present)
Advisory to revenue authorities in a developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.
Director: Domain Name Commission
(2014 – 2020)
DNCL is the regulator of the .nz domain name space, involving regulatory oversight, cybersecurity and enforcement action.
Director, Fidelity Capital Partners Limited
FCPL is a capital advisory business that focuses on assisting international and immigrant investors in the New Zealand market.
Head of Strategic Intelligence, Financial Markets Authority
Member of the establishing executive of the FMA, the financial conduct regulator in NZ.
Director, Tax Solutions & Strategy, Oracle Corporation
Global specialist in the field of enforcement techniques in the tax and other government administrative fields (e.g. student loans, benefits etc.) mainly working in Asia & Europe.
Assurance Manager, Strategic Compliance Risk (Intelligence) NZ Inland Revenue
Establishing manager of the national intelligence capability, responsible for evaluating and tasking responses to all risk to the revenue and benefit base
Group Manager, Information Services, Turners & Growers Group.
Executive CIO during transformation of ENZA from a public to commercial culture and subsequent merger with Turners & Growers, forming a billion dollar company comprising about 1,800 staff and 29 business units globally. This included successful deployment of SAP across the group for finance and supply chain.