Guy Underwood has extensive experience in risk management, fraud response and investigation in both the public and private sector. He has used this experience to assist clients around the world in dealing with issues relating to Governance, Risk and Compliance.
Guy established RISQ Group in 2002 and from its beginnings in Australia, the RISQ group of companies now has operations across 8 locations in 6 countries. This has allowed Guy to service clients on global basis, with recent engagements in Malaysia, Brunei and New Zealand. His counsel is frequently sought by senior management when addressing potentially serious compliance breaches or acts of fraud and corruption.
Prior to founding RISQ Group, Guy was Director of the Fraud and Investigations Team at one of the Big 4 professional firms, responsible for providing fraud and risk-related advice to organisations in Australia and throughout Asia.
Guy has conducted major investigations into banking, purchasing, sales and other fraud in Australia and South East Asia. He also developed a fraud risk management methodology based on the framework of IS031000:2009 - Risk Management.
Guy is an Associate Fellow and Chair of the Board Strategy and Communications Committee of the Risk Management Institute of Australasia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, ASIS International and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a Certified Protection Professional and a Certified Practicing Risk Manager. Guy holds a Master of Risk Management, a Graduate Diploma in Criminology, Diploma in Fraud Control (Investigations) and a Diploma in Fraud Control (Prevention and Detection). Guy is a regular contributor to industry specific publications.