Perry Hume B.A, LLB(Hons), GradDipAppFin
Perry has 30 years experience in financial and corporate regulation. Perry started his career in the Australian Federal Police where he specialised in fraud and white-collar crime investigations and criminal prosecutions. In the mid 1990’s Perry worked with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission where he led a highly skilled team of investigators and lawyers responsible for criminal and civil actions against companies and individuals in breach of the Corporations Act.
After graduating with Honours in law at UTS, Perry moved to the private sector where he spent the next 10 years in senior compliance roles advising Zurich Financial Services, Deutsche Asset Management and BT Financial Services. In 2006, Perry was appointed as the Head of Compliance at Ellerston Capital Limited, a global boutique hedge fund manager then owned by the Packer family. Perry was responsible for the global compliance framework including its licensed activities in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. With 25 years experience, Perry started his own consulting business in 2010 where he was seconded to several large projects with AMP and Caledonia (Private) Investments.
Perry’s client base also consists of medium and small sized licensees where he advises Boards and Compliance Committees on their governance, legal and compliance obligations. Perry specialises in general AFSL, ACL and RSE compliance obligations, advice reviews, licence applications and variations, representative supervision and regulatory actions by ASIC – in particular, enforceable undertakings.
Perry’s extensive career path within both the government and private sector has given him a profound understanding of the tensions between business and regulation, allowing him to offer unique and robust solutions to his clients.