Ulysses was most recently, the Executive Director and Head of Research Australia and New Zealand for Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). In this role, he gained an invaluable insight into ASX 300 companies’ corporate governance by engaging with the Chairs and boards of each company and their committees.
Ulysses has over 25 years’ experience in senior management corporate roles and is a lawyer, organisational consultant and an expert in governance, risk and management such as market, credit and operational risk. He has led and conducted over 300 corporate reviews, assessing governance and risk management frameworks for boards and senior management teams. He is a former Asia Pacific Director in Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services division, working in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and South Korea. He has also had the carriage of various complex matters for government and NFP clients.
He has advised clients such as Westpac, MLC, Microsoft, National Australia Bank, Adobe, Commonwealth Bank, Symantec, BT Financial Group, Perpetual, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, various Australian and international fund managers and various state and federal government departments.
His academic work focuses on risk management and corporate law at Western Sydney University, the University of Technology, Sydney and Macquarie. He is also the Course Director for the Corporate Governance and Risk Management subjects with the Governance Institute of Australia. Ulysses is often quoted in the media on issues faced by Australian companies.