Principals and Managers
Traci Coughlan, Director of Advisory – Americas, is a 20-year veteran of the legal services, compliance, FCPA and compliance e-learning industries. Following seven years of commercial litigation, white-collar crime defence and extensive pro bono work at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart (now K&L Gates) and Pepper Hamilton LLP, Traci spent over ten years in-house at Sun Microsystems Inc., a Fortune 500 technology company.
Hartmut is the General Manager for the DACH region based in Switzerland. He brings more than 25-years of experience in the Business & IT Consulting industry to his role. Prior to joining The Red Flag Group, Hartmut was a Director at Cognizant Technology Solutions and responsible for the Integrated Process Management Practice in Switzerland with focus on driving sales for revenue growth, defining Go-to-Market Business Plan, identification and development of business opportunities, generate leads, winning business, and client-relationship building.
Martin is the General Manager of Australia and New Zealand based in Australia. Prior to joining The Red Flag Group Martin spent 10 years with the GRC Institute as a Director, Managing Director and CEO. During this time he was the chair of the international committee to create ISO 19600 Compliance Management Systems and the Australian chair and international representative on the committee that produced ISO standard 37001 – Anti-Bribery Management Systems.
Candace, CCEP, serves as Advisory Consultant for The Firm. Previously, She was the global compliance programme manager for McDermott International, Inc., where she oversaw the company’s confidential reporting, third party agent and business partner due diligence, and gifts and entertainment programmes. She previously served as compliance specialist for Houston-based Parker Drilling, where she had primary responsibility for the Company's third party due diligence programme.
Alisia is the Director of Professional Services for the Europe region. She is a senior legal professional who brings to the table more than 16-years of international experience in diverse high technology, pharmaceutical, insurance, and financial services settings, with in-depth expertise in legal compliance, governance, risk management, audit, ethics, and diversity. Alisia offers a strong business acumen and broad-based knowledge of strategic compliance and business planning, and has proven abilities to lead strategic initiatives designed to guide organisations through growth and transformational change.
Jared has more than 10 years’ experience in supply chain compliance and transparency efforts. Throughout his professional experience he has supported the development of Environmental, Social & Governance initiatives within the electronics industry and key associations. His experience includes supplier engagements around the globe from audit, consulting and training.
Gabriela Martes leads the Client Services Team for the Americas region, providing clients with first level support on day to day issues, trainings and managing communications both internally and externally. Gabriela has been managing key account relationships since 2001. She has extensive knowledge in supporting clients with their 3rd party compliance programmes and expertise in assisting clients with managing their workflows, maximising utilisation of The Red Flag Group solutions and support in analysing and resolving issues related to their compliance programmes.
Christopher is the Global Marketing Director of Content and Production. Chris has over a decade of experience advising and offering practical advice to compliance programmes. Before joining the Marketing team he was a senior member in Advisory where he created and evaluated written policies and code of conduct, audited programmes, conducted quantitative analysis and constructed communication and training curriculum's. He has authored dozens of whitepapers, articles, guides and resources for The Red Flag Group.
Joseph is a Product Director for our due diligence solutions. Joseph has more than 5 years’ experience in compliance and integrity risk management across various industries in various countries around the globe. With experience in market and business intelligence, he has participated in international projects including compliance audits and investigations. Joseph is fluent in English and Cantonese and is based in Hong Kong.
Jacque is responsible for managing ComplianceDesktop® | Compliance Technology Platform - a compliance management platform that supports businesses to manage their third party integrity and compliance programmes. Jacque brings over 20 years of experience in product management in the software industry. She is a dynamic, versatile executive with proven results in project and product management, business intelligence, revenue optimization and web analytics. She is Scrum Master Certified, Project Management Professional Certified, and HIPPA Certified. Jacque is tri-lingual in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
Rich is Product Director for IntegraAnalytics. Based out of the Phoenix office, Rich brings 20-years of technology and software product leadership experience, serving at firms ranging from innovative start-ups and globally recognized brands. He has been on the forefront of building software solutions that leverage data and advanced analytics to improve business effectiveness and enable data driven decisions.