The Red Flag Group Appoints Helen Gillies to Board of Directors

Phoenix, 3 March 2016 - The Red Flag Group, a global integrity risk and compliance firm, today announced that Helen Gillies will join its Board of Directors as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Scott Lane, Executive Chairman of The Red Flag Group said: “Helen is a fantastic addition to our Board – she has an in-depth knowledge of our industry, our client base and our product suite – and has the unique ability to combine her strong legal background with astute commercial and operational risk advice in one focused assessment.  I am very excited to see the changes Helen will bring and look forward to working with her as part of our Board.”

Helen was previously Executive Director of Sinclair Knight Merz Management (“SKM”), a global engineering consultancy, with a turnover in excess of 1.3 Billion AUD. SKM was the first company globally to achieve multi regional accreditation under BS 10500, the standard for compliance systems to meet the UK Bribery Act. Helen led the team to achieve this certification.

Helen won the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association award as In-House Lawyer of the Year (Corporate) in 2008.  In 2012, she was named as one of Australia’s Most Influential Women in the Board and Management category in the Australian Financial Review’s inaugural awards. 

Helen was appointed as a non-executive director of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (“CASA”) in July 2009 and served as a director until June 30, 2014.

Helen has undergraduate degrees in Commerce, Law (Hons), and a Master of Business Administration and Masters of Construction Law.  She has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Insead and the International Directors Program at Insead, France.

A list of The Red Flag Group Board members can be found at

Notes to editors:

The Red Flag Group is a global integrity and compliance risk firm. It applies its unique set of advice, technology and business intelligence applications to manage the integrity and compliance risks of its customers. The Red Flag Group assists companies in developing and maintaining efficient and effective corporate governance and compliance programmes, and has a proven track record in providing integrity due diligence investigations in 194 countries. 

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