Natasha Quirk


Managing Director

Natasha is the founder of Hall Advisory and leads our governance, risk, compliance and strategy consulting practice.


Natasha has close to 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, with extensive practical expertise in risk management and regulatory compliance across the financial services sector. Prior to establishing Hall Advisory, Natasha worked in a variety of corporate roles, including positions at KPMG Australia, S&P Global Ratings, APRA and ANZ.


Natasha is experienced across all sectors in financial services, including insurance, superannuation, banking and finance, financial advice, investments, credit ratings and financial analytics. Natasha is appointed to the Risk Management Faculty Advisory Board of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

Natasha holds an MBA (Executive), Master of Applied Finance, Master of Insurance and Risk Management, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) and certification as a Professional Risk Manager (PRM). Natasha has also successfully completed the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) Financial Adviser Exam.

Natasha is a Fellow and Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) of ANZIIF, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD), a Sustaining Member of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) and a Member of the Risk Management Institute of Australasia (RMIA).

Leah Lovrek


Executive Director

Leah leads a wide range of consulting engagements across governance, risk, compliance and strategic business operations. 


Leah has over 15 years of experience in financial services with practical experience as an executive level risk owner, strategic business operations specialist and quality assurance manager through senior leadership positions and internal consulting roles at MLC / NAB.


Leah specialises in insurance and superannuation, with expertise in delivering process improvement and change management in complex highly regulated environments.


Leah holds an MBA (Executive), a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

Leah is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and an Affiliate (CIP) of ANZIIF.


Liz Nguyen


Associate Director

Liz has over 15 years of experience in the financial services sector, specialising in governance, regulatory compliance, risk management and compliance.


At Hall Advisory, Liz consults broadly across the financial services sector on a wide range of engagements. Liz is our subject matter expert on governance, board performance, risk culture and APRA compliance.

Prior to joining Hall Advisory, Liz was appointed as a frontline supervisor at APRA with responsibilities for a portfolio of complex superannuation funds, including large industry funds and independent trustees with a number of funds under trusteeship.

Liz holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) and a Certificate IV in Superannuation (ASFA 100).


Tom Sammann


Associate Director

Tom has over 20 years experience in the financial services sector, with practical experience across financial advising, compliance, governance, finance and group insurances.

Prior to joining Hall Advisory, Tom was appointed as a Responsible Manager, Head of Corporate Services and Acting CRO at Catholic Super.

Tom’s areas of specialisation include regulatory compliance and risk management across superannuation, financial planning and insurance. Tom is our subject matter expert in financial advice, Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) compliance, operations and finance.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), membership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Financial Planning Specialist) and a Graduate Diploma of Organisational Leadership with the Melbourne Business School. Tom has also successfully completed the FASEA Financial Adviser Exam.


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In addition to our core team, we also leverage a broad network of boutique specialist consultancies and individual risk management and regulatory compliance specialists across various types of client projects.


This approach enables us to increase our capacity and breadth of expertise to effectively respond to client requirements, while maintaining the simplicity of contracting with one consultancy and the high quality of work you can expect from Hall Advisory.



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We are currently accepting expressions of interest in respect of new consulting roles at various levels that will be established in the coming months.


We also welcome expressions of interest in respect of term contracting and ad-hoc contracting arrangements that experienced governance, risk and compliance professionals may be available for. 

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