Alastair Phillips


Senior Manager

Audit, Risk Management and Assurance

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Professional Background

Prior to joining Pitcher Partners, Alastair spent more than 10 years in the energy sector where he worked for a variety of companies including EnergyAustralia and Hydro Tasmania/Momentum.

Alastair works in Pitcher Partners’ Risk Services division overseeing internal audits and risk consulting engagements for a variety of public and private sector clients.

Alastair has diverse experience in the provision of risk and compliance advice and helping businesses to develop and modify risk and compliance frameworks so that they align with their core objectives and internal culture.

With Hydro Tasmania he oversaw the development and implementation of a compliance framework aligned to ISO 19600 in 2015, for which Alastair was recognised by the GRC Institute of Australia, when his team was awarded Australia’s ‘Compliance Team of the Year- 2015’ and ‘Compliance Team of the Year Asia -2015’.

Industry Experience

  • Energy
  • Public sector
  • Auditing in the private sector
  • Risk management

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Compliance
  • Undergraduate degree in European Studies
  • Post graduate degree in Public Policy
  • Diploma in Quality Auditing
  • Member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (US)

Articles Published

New workplace manslaughter laws: A timely reminder to reassess your OH&S risks

31st March 2020

Alastair Phillips

The recent release of the Dreamworld coronial inquest findings is an important reminder to businesses about their duty of care to protect the hea...

The growing importance of ESG risk can’t be overlooked

2nd March 2020

Alastair Phillips

The recent release of the report, OnRisk 2020: A Guide to Understanding, Aligning and Optimizing Risk by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) ...

Royal Commission impetus to assess organisational culture

15th April 2019

Alastair Phillips

The Final Report from the Royal Commission features 76 recommendations stemming from four key observations[1] [1]: * the connection between cond...

GDPR and Australia, a time for review

5th July 2018

Alastair Phillips

*Read: Contact Magazine Winter 2018* [1] The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on 25 May 2018, aims to address this cr...

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