We make good companies great.
Our mission is to make a lasting difference to our clients through better outcomes, performance and results.
Combining astute trend forecasting with decades of business advisory experience, our experts bring an implicit understanding of the practicalities of real businesses with real boards.
We plan, facilitate, execute and report on all aspects of corporate governance including, director reviews, board reviews, CEO evaluations, conflict resolution, strength evaluation, and company secretary and training services. But we don’t do governance for governance’s sake.
Whether you choose to partner with us on a board review or for strategic planning and facilitation, your team is handpicked to help you be a better company—today and in the future. And we’re here to guide you every step of the way.
A global team of experts
working across cultures,
borders and languages.
Founder John Harte started Integrity Governance to show businesses how to make governance work for them. That’s why we offer a suite of end-to-end, bespoke board governance services. Now well over 15 years old, we continue to bring together the best talent in the world to help privately owned, not-for-profit, family owned, public listed businesses and government organisations deliver better results.
Our consultants have years of experience in corporate governance, board and director review, strategic planning and facilitation, business advisory, CEO evaluation and assessment, director and executive skills assessment, strengths evaluation and training, company secretarial services and conflict resolution.
Meet the team
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European General Manager
- Expertise in Project Management
- Proven advisor, mentor and trainer
- Empowering Boards and Directors
Olivia is serving as General Manager of Integrity Governance in the UK and Europe, with her well-honed organisational skills. She possesses an intuitive understanding of human nature with a practical solution-based approach to analysis.
Her depth of knowledge and expertise stems from her background as a graduate of UCD, a former member of the National Ambulance Service & a licenced member of the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, amassing 20 years of experience as a ‘Front-Line’ Paramedic.
In 2022, Olivia earned qualifications as a Kolbe consultant and is presently engaged in pursuing her undergraduate studies in Psychology. With an appreciation of applicable design, the European General Manager ensures Integrity Governance various reviews and reports are accurate, informative and appealing.
Company Secretary Consultant
- Company Secretary
- Non- executive director
- Focus on board excellence
Kerry is a Company Secretary Consultant working for Integrity Governance in the UK. His background includes ten years as an Officer in the British Army, a number of years working in service management within the Telecoms and Energy Sectors and more recently as Company Secretary for a software Start-up and as non-exec director for a major UK Charity.
As an aside from his Work History Kerry embarked on the qualification journey to be admitted as a Barrister in England and Wales, despite achieving his academic goals in qualifying, he eschewed a future at the Bar in favour of pursuing a career in Company Secretarial work where the combination of his previous experience has provided him with the skills and knowledge to support businesses both large and small in their Journey toward board excellence and regulatory compliance.
John is the Managing Partner of Integrity Governance. He specialises in working with businesses at a point of inflection, and boards and businesses under pressure due to change.
-Managing Partner of Integrity Governance
-Specialises in point of corporate inflection, and changes to corporate structure
-Previously: chief executive, chairman and director in numerous global companies
-International facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Prior to establishing Integrity Governance over 17 years ago, John worked across a range of industries and held chief executive, chairman and director roles in a number of companies around the world. John’s extensive experience means he’s equipped to help you navigate growth, new markets, mergers, acquisitions and crises; and the pressures of new ownership, generational, economic or legislative forces .
John is a core international facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is an in-demand speaker and thought leader on board effectiveness, practical governance and business disruption. He’s a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Institute of Directors (UK), Financial Services Institute of Australia, a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (USA) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
• Business Manager at Integrity Governance
• Specialises in people management, strategic planning and group dynamics
• Previously: Ireland’s youngest senator, not-for-profit founder, human resources strategy
James is the Business Manager at Integrity Governance. He specialises in people management, strategic planning and group dynamics.
As Ireland’s youngest Senator in 2009, James learned first-hand the importance of private and public sector governance. After politics he helped found a not-for-profit to help recovering addicts. In Australia, James worked in human resources and strategy with a focus on improving internal and external business systems, recruitment and training.
James holds a Bachelor of Law from University College, Dublin, and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
- Expertise in Governance, Risk and Compliance
- Proven advisor, mentor and trainer for business
- Empowering Boards and Directors
Carol is an experienced Governance, Risk and Compliance practitioner. She provides strategic advisory services to improve organisational, project and team performance.
Joining Integrity Governance in 2020, Carol acts as an advisor, mentor and trainer in board and organisational governance, risk management and regulatory compliance. In her previous role as Director, Assurance Operations, and Chief Risk Officer in major Government businesses, Carol oversaw state and local government risk management, governance, and assurance projects in public, private, and NGO sectors across Australia.
Carol is passionate about making a positive difference for boards and executives by empowering them with improved ways of working. She is known as a creative and ‘outside the box’ thinker and is recognised as a thought leader in her field.
Carol’s qualifications include FCPA, CA, GAICD, Master of Business (Risk, Assurance, Compliance), Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Grad. Dip in Applied Finance & Investment, Prince2: 2009 Accredited Project Management Practitioner.
• Legal specialist at Integrity Governance
• Focus on governance, strategic planning, decision-making
• Previously: corporate lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, company secretary, senior leadership across a swathe of sectors
Rohan is the Legal Consultant at Integrity Governance. He is passionate about working with clients to optimise their capability and business performance through refined, strategic governance.
Following his role as a corporate lawyer with global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, Rohan held senior leadership roles across a swathe of sectors in strategy, major projects, corporate affairs and communications. He is an experienced company secretary.
Rohan holds an LLB (Hons) from Monash University, a BA (Hons) from Melbourne University and a Masters in Finance. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Company Directors Course and the International Company Directors Course.
• CEO and Board Reviews specialist at Integrity Governance
• Focus on governance, strategic planning, decision-making
• Previously: international minerals and energy, trade and investment, public policy, legislation, risk management, new market entry, mergers, acquisitions and divestments.
Bernie specialises in CEO and Board Reviews at Integrity Governance. He is a highly experienced director, board chair and committee chair.
With well developed governance, strategic planning, and decision-making skills, Bernie has a proven track record in developing trusting relationships that deliver real outcomes for real businesses. His broad business background including global and Australian experience in minerals and energy, international trade and investment, public policy, legislative and regulatory affairs, risk management, new market entry, mergers, acquisitions and divestments.
Bernie is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds an International Company Directors Course Diploma, a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Graduate Diploma in Management.
• In-house advisor for the Integrity Governance team
• Focus on training, growth strategy, recruitment, dispute resolution
• Proven track record in HR management across various industries
Elizabeth is a Client Liaison Specialist at Integrity Governance. As an integral part of the team, she advises, mentors and supports the Principal Director, her executive peers and senior consultants.
With a strong background in human resource management across the aviation, telecommunications, health and governance sectors, Elizabeth now focuses on training, providing advice on organisational growth and recruitment strategy, and dispute resolution.