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The JNW Team

JNW is in a growth phase. As such it is active in the market identifying talent which meet our professional standards, experience and skill criteria. Whilst we anticipate our employee numbers to grow, we have assembled a strong, highly specialised team built around industry specialisation that has a proven record on delivering quality outcomes. A brief curriculum vitae of each key member of our delivery team is provided below.

Jeff Webb

Managing Director

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Summary

Jeff is a senior business process risk professional with over 25 years’ experience (12 with the Big 4) in keeping businesses safe. As the Managing Director of JNW, he designs innovative, efficient and cost saving solutions that enable Management to take advantage of opportunities or minimise loses in a risk effective manner.

Specialising in reviewing business processes, he leads teams to create efficient business frameworks. From corporate governance, risk management, procurement, contract and project management, strategy, business continuity, regulatory compliance, acquisitions and internal controls, Jeff works hands on with Management to bring about valued sustainable cultural and systems change.

He has assisted a diverse range of organisations across a variety of industries such as local government, water utilities, sports and entertainment, telecommunications, property management and education. Through his experience on Audit Committees and industry engagements, he brings better practice insights and in-depth understanding of industry operations, their risks, opportunities and regulatory challenges to make an immediate impact on an entities strategic and operational direction.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (ICAANZ)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Graduate Diploma (ICAANZ)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Client Experiences

Jeff’s clients appreciate the experience, professionalism and personal delivery. As a trusted advisor, he invests time to build strong relationships with senior management, boards and audit committees.

Some of Jeff’s recent clients have included:

  • Manningham City Council – developed the risk framework and created the business continuity framework
  • Western Water – designed the procurement framework and as part of the “Fairer Water Bills” initiative, reviewed Managements initial projected ‘Savings Forecast Estimate’ to ensure the potential cost saving initiatives were supported by adequate assumptions
  • Essential Services Commission – assisted with the design and improvement of regulatory frameworks both in the water industry and local council.  Assignments included Regulatory Accounting Statements audits and Water Performance Indicator performance audits for authorities such as Goulburn Valley Water, Western Water, East Gippsland Water, South Gippsland Water, Westernport Water, ACTEW AGL, Barwon Water, Lower Murray Water and Coliban Water
  • Monash City Council & Plumbing Industry Commission (PIC) – independent Audit Committee member for six years.  Was the Chair of the PIC’s for two years
  • Hawthorn Football Club – financial controls evaluation of the football operations, merchandise processes, gaming venues cash controls and the WestWater venue management
  • City of Melbourne – managed the internal audit program for five years, reporting to the Audit Committee.  The program covered all aspects of Council’s operations
  • Bayside City Council – evaluated cash handling frameworks, procurement processes and managed the internal audit service for five years
  • Frankston City Council – provided an independent risk assessment of key financial assumptions for a major acquisition and developed a 10 year financial model forecasting projected financial outcomes
  • Mornington Peninsula Shire Council – provided temporary internal audit services for six months
  • Baw Shire Council/South Gippsland Shire Councils – Risk maturity benchmarking study and Risk Shared Services diagnostic
  • Victoria University – review of the effectiveness of the Vocational Education and Training enrolment process and managed the internal audit program for two years
  • United Energy Ltd – was the internal audit manager for three years. Role included transaction structure and due diligence for the $920 million national energy retailer, Pulse Energy, to Shell Australia and Woodside Petroleum and data verification process for the listing of Uecomm Ltd on the ASX
  • Telstra – as part of a Deloitte team, benchmarked the risk framework and designed a new risk management function that took into account the Three Lines of Defence
  • Melbourne Cricket Club – managed the internal audit program for three years
  • ANZ – financial securitisation systems assessment
  • Industry Superannuation Property Trust – managed the internal audit program for five years.