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Jean-Marc Imbert
National Head of Risk Consulting

Biography

Jean-Marc is a Director and National Head of Risk Consulting. Jean-Marc is specialised in providing risk consulting services, including internal audit, risk management, compliance audit, market audit, national greenhouse energy reporting audit and alliance audit. Jean-Marc has over 25 years of experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors as well as the corporate sector, including significant experience with public transport, infrastructure, regulatory bodies, energy and mining industries and international groups.

Jean-Marc Imbert is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

Solutions Jean-Marc provides

Jean-Marc assists clients in the following areas:

  • operationally focussed internal audit and risk assessment of government bodies and major corporate entities
  • audit of complex IT infrastructure including assessment of compliance with the rules for the electricity market and assessing meter data providers compliance with defined service level agreements
  • system audit and data integrity audit of public transport smart card ticketing system ('Myki')
  • security, audit and controls and supply chain efficiency audits (including SAP and Oracle)
  • regulatory compliance audits for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) and other regulatory bodies
  • commercial reviews of business units, productivity and efficiency reviews, process mapping and business process re-engineering

Significant projects

Jean-Marc is the national head of the Risk  Consulting services practice and also a member of RSM International Risk Advisory Services Centre of Excellence Committee where he acts as the Asia-Pacific liaison partner for RSM in Europe and North America.

Major clients include Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd, Places Victoria, Public Transport Victoria, Incitec Pivot Ltd, Jarden International Ltd, OSI Foods Inc, Clean Energy Regulator and the VCGLR.

Professional associations

  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors in Australia
  • Category 2 registered greenhouse and energy auditor

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
Publications

ASX corporate governance principles (fourth edition)

15 May 2019
Culture, values and trust What's happening? The fourth edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles was released on 27 February 2019. For companies with a 30 June year end it comes into effect 30 June 2021. What's changed? The eight principles remain in place but there are now 35 recommendat...

Political bid to restore confidence in Murray Darling Basin Authority

1 August 2017
Farmers need greater clarity around what constitutes ‘appropriate compliance’ with Murray Darling Basin Authority water use regulations, before the findings of a badly needed review initiated by the Turnbull government are made public later this year, warns RSM Australia. Revelations within an ABC documentary, which aired last week, tha...

AEMO report on the South Australian blackout

28 April 2017
On Tuesday 28 March 2017, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released its fourth and final report into South Australia's September blackout with the conclusion that overly sensitive settings in some wind farms resulted in the statewide blackout. It also found the intermittent nature of wind was not to blame for the statewide blackout. Hen...

The emergence of Blockchain- what you need to know!

28 April 2017
Blockchain is one of the more exciting—and more misunderstood—emerging technologies.  It essentially offers a decentralized ledger of all transactions across a network.  When a transaction occurs, everyone on the network knows about it.  It is tamper-proof and virtually instantaneous.  This can have a real disruptive impl...

Women on Boards - Digital literacy for Boards

20 December 2016
A panel discussion moderated by Catherine Walter AM with speakers Lyndsey Cattermole and Susan Oliver. Digital disruption is now more than just using Facebook or Twitter as a marketing tool, yet this is what tends to still typically dominate the "technology" discussion at the Board table. Facebook and Twitter are fashions, and while so...

5 key risks companies should monitor in 2016

25 May 2016
Plan now to address employment, inflation, currency, cybersecurity and vendor risks Australian GDP expanded by 0.6 percent in the December quarter of 2015, as compared to a revised 1.1 percent increase in the previous quarter. While the 0.7 percent growth in final consumption expenditure contributed positively to the expansion, private investmen...

5 key risks companies should monitor in 2016

25 May 2016
Plan now to address employment, inflation, currency, cybersecurity and vendor risks Australian GDP expanded by 0.6 percent in the December quarter of 2015, as compared to a revised 1.1 percent increase in the previous quarter. While the 0.7 percent growth in final consumption expenditure contributed positively to the expansion, private investmen...

Women on boards - Demographic change: How do boards respond?

23 May 2016
A panel discussion moderated by Sue O’Connor With panelists Jane Hemstritch, Sylvia Falzon and Rita Harris Demographic change is a key megatrend that is affecting all organisations. Board members need to ensure that they and their organisations are methodically assessing the facts, testing their assumptions and responding t...

Women on Boards - Personal brand with Margaret Jackson AC

16 December 2015
The following is a synopsis of Margaret Jackson's presentation from our October 2015 Melbourne Women on Boards lunch. Bold. Brave. A risk-taker. Intelligent. Determined. Tenacious. Courageous. A trailblazer. A woman of great integrity. These are some of the words that are often used by others to describe Margaret Jackson AC. Ask...

Managing change at board and executive level

10 August 2015
RSM recently held a lunch featuring a panel including Paula Dwyer, Professor Judith Sloan and Fiona McGauchie with Catherine Walter as MC to discuss how to manage change at board and executive level. This is a synopsis of the event. Change for corporations in all sectors is continuous, constant and complex. The reality is that many listed, gover...