Principals and Managers 

Traci Coughlan Director of Advisory – Americas

Traci Coughlan
Director of Advisory – Americas

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. 

Robert Leffel Director of Advisory – EMEA

Robert Leffel
Director of Advisory – EMEA

Robert has over 20 years of global experience in compliance and ethics, risk management, audit, strategy and cross-cultural communications. His projects include compliance risk assessments, programme review and benchmarking, anti-corruption and third-party oversight programs, remediation and improvement strategies, culture of integrity surveys, training and communication programmes, certifications, Board oversight practices, and code of conduct review and development.  

Julien Maillot Director, Operations Team

Julien Maillot
Director, Operations Team

Julien Maillot is Director in the operations team. Julien has 15 years of experience in transformation, project management and digital marketing globally and regionally. Julien is technology savvy, business oriented with an eye for details. Strength in leading and delivering simple customer experience solutions from conceptualization to execution. Julien is multilingual in European languages and mandarin.

Martin Tolar General Manager - Australia & New Zealand

Martin Tolar
General Manager - Australia & New Zealand

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. 

Jared Connors Product Manager


Jared Connors
Product Manager

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.

Christopher Sindik Director of Content and Production

Christopher Sindik
Director of Content and Production

Christopher Sindik is the Global Marketing Director of Content and Production.  Chris has over a decade of experience advising and offering practical advice to compliance programs.  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.

Pauline Leung Professional Services Director – Asia Pacific

Pauline Leung
Professional Services Director – Asia Pacific

Pauline Leung is the Professional Services Director – Asia Pacific. Pauline is a meticulous and dedicated professional with more than five years of experience in regulatory affairs and compliance. Pauline is managing and developing resources and overseeing the due diligence operations as part of the professional services for APAC region in Hong Kong and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Joseph Lee Product Director

Joseph Lee
Product Director

Joseph Lee is a Product Director. 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.

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