Our People

Our team of professionals includes adult educators, governance and compliance software experts, web publishers, designers, subject matter experts and lawyers. 

Management Team

Julian Fenwick

Managing Director

Julian has been Managing Director of Governance, Risk & Compliance Solutions since March 2012.

Prior to this Julian was CEO of Blake Dawson Technology. Julian holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Sydney and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the GRC Institute.

Following a career in hospitality and retail management, Julian moved into the legal compliance industry in October 2000. Since that time he has been instrumental in the development of the online compliance training industry in Australia.

Julian is a proud father of two boys, an avid home cook and a keen amateur sailor. Julian also participates in the annual CEO CookOff raising money to support OzHarvest.

Julian is a regular presenter in Australia and Asia on marketing professional services, legal technology, and managing organisational compliance.

John Blackwell

Head of Sales

John is Head of Operations at GRC Solutions and leads a highly self-motivated team of talented professionals

who focus on building relationships with people to help them deliver solutions to their organisations.

After working in a variety of external and internally facing roles with PwC for nearly 20 years, John has applied knowledge, experience and skills to ensuring that our clients adopt and implement the solution that best fits their e-learning and policy management needs.

As well as business development, the sales professionals at GRC Solutions provide account management, solution consulting and maintain a keen oversight in the lifecycle of a product implementation to ensure that the organisation and their employees benefit from the investment made.

John gets a buzz when a contact he has worked with before, invites him to present our solutions at their new organisation. “The products and solutions sell themselves; the relationships we build with people help them to endure”.

Adrian Phoon

Head of Content

Adrian oversees our content strategy and team.

Since joining GRC Solutions in 2012, he has helped expand our award-winning Salt Compliance courses into the Asia Pacific; continuously improved our products to reflect legal reforms and instructional design principles; and delivered many customised projects for our clients.

From providing thought leadership for the Commonwealth Bank Foundation‘s financial literacy programs to presenting at iDesignX, he has researched, taught and developed content. His writing has been published widely, moving from Shakespeare to modern Chinese art to food sustainability. A University of Sydney graduate with First Class Honours in English Literature, he’s a lifelong learner.

Joe Bennett

Head of Client Services and IT

Joe Bennett is Head of Client Services and Technology at GRC Solutions.

Joe and his team provide only the highest levels of expertise and product support for our Salt Compliance clients.

He also coordinates learning management system compatibility testing with our Salt Compliance technology to ensure a seamless integration between the two before implementing Salt for our clients.

Justin Muscolino

Head of Compliance Training North America

Justin brings over 15 years of wide-ranging experience in compliance, training and regulation in the banking sector.

Most recently, he served as Head of Compliance Training at Bank of China where he led the compliance training function and created and monitored the annual training plan through a thorough training needs analysis.

Previously he served as Macquarie Group’s Head of Americas Compliance Training and JPMorgan Chase’s Compliance Training Manager.

Justin also worked for FINRA, a US regulator, where he created Examiner University to train examiners on how to perform their function.

Irene Chua

Business Development Director, Asia

Irene provides business development and account management expertise to GRC Solutions.

Drawing over 10 years’ experience in management, technical, project management and learning technology roles, she understands many of the risk and compliance issues facing organisations.

Prior to joining GRC Solutions, Irene held management role with Singapore Technologies Engineering Group in Singapore.

Nathalie Nuijens

Senior Consultant

Nathalie is a content specialist. She works with organisations to set the tone of their compliance program and to ensure each message is conveyed clearly and effectively to each person within a business – without losing sight of any legal or procedural requirements.

As a long-standing member of the GRC Solutions team, Nathalie comfortably works with a vast range of clients across many industries, topics and legislations. Her 20 years experience as a writer ensures any communication is clear, on point and effective.

Key skills

• Developing engaging learning from legal requirements

• Helping organisations understand their training responsibilities

• Developing and facilitating quality training (online and face to face)

• Working with organisations to set the tone of their communications

• Engaging different stakeholders and departments to create a result that exceeds everyone’s needs

Liam O’Brien

Senior Consultant

Liam is a very experienced risk and compliance expert. He helps organisations develop a successful risk and compliance program by converting a strategy into an operational program of work.

He helps organisations develop a successful risk and compliance program by converting a strategy into an operational program of work.

His practical approach ensures the outcomes influence the way people behave at work. Liam is a professional trainer and often speaks at conferences and networking events for industry associations such RMIA, GRC Institute, Governance Institute, Institute of Internal Auditors and the IAPP.

Key Skills

• Risk and compliance for growth

• AFSL and ACL


• Consultation, interviews, investigation

• Practical solutions development

• Dealing with unique organisations