Leadership Team

Joshua Shields
Executive Director and Founding Partner

Josh has extensive business expertise and technical capabilities in business continuity, crisis management, emergency management and disaster relief. He oversees a number of business divisions, including marketing, new client acquisition, corporate services and technology solutions. Josh also has a background in volunteer emergency services as a senior rescue officer in the SES along with a strategic board position for a community-based charity.

Daniel Shields
Executive Director and Founding Partner

Daniel has over 20 years’ experience in risk, crisis management, business continuity and emergency management. He oversees RiskLogic’s consulting division and client service delivery and has assisted hundreds of organisations from SMEs, large multinationals to all levels of government. Daniel also has extensive emergency services experience as a former professional fire fighter in the NSW Fire Brigade and as a Senior Rescue Officer with the NSW State Emergency Service.

Phil Archer
General Manager - FirstAction

Phil has more than 15 years’ experience in senior management and business development within the emergency management and safety arena, including roles at Wesfarmers, Greencap, the National Safety Council of Australia, Noel Arnold & Associates, Lidoran Group and HLA Envirosciences. Please contact Phil for all emergency management enquiries.

Anita Gover
Technology Manager

 Anita has considerable expertise in IT with experience in business system analysis, business process mapping, developing IT processes, documenting processes and training staff. Anita also has extensive Business Continuity experience, having worked as a Business Continuity Manager in the financial services sector and maintains BCI certification. 

Iolanda Hazell
Manager, People and Culture

Iolanda has over 10 years of experience in HR, having predominately worked for large corporates such as AMP, CUA and Minter Ellison. The majority of her HR career has focused on specialised areas such as: Remuneration, Workforce Planning, Succession Planning and more recently HR Analytics/Metrics.

Christine Sfikas
Finance Manager

Christine is a Chartered Accountant and has many years experience working in corporate environments. She is an integral member of the RiskLogic leadership team, overseeing all accounting. Please contact Christine for any accounts or invoicing enquiries.  

Brad Law
New Zealand Country Manager

Brad is the New Zealand Country Manager and Senior Consultant with the RiskLogic Resilience practice. He has over 15 years of Business Continuity, Crisis Management and IT commercial experience across a wide range of industries, including not-for-profit, telecommunications, technology, government, financial services, education, manufacturing, infrastructure and utilities. Brad is an accredited BCI GPG course trainer and was an active responder during the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes. 

Simon Petie
Queensland Senior Manager, Resilience Services

Simon is the Senior Manager based in Queensland with the RiskLogic Resilience practice. He has over 15 years of Crisis and Incident Management experience, practiced in all aspects of the business continuity life-cycle, from policy development, business impact assessments, strategy development and business continuity plan development. Simon is responsible for the management and implementation of numerous business continuity and crisis management projects across a variety of industries in Queensland. 

Cheryl Hambly
Incident Management Consultant

Cheryl is an experienced senior consultants in incident management. She has extensive experience in all areas of emergency management and incident management along with a strong adult education background and over 10 years’ experience as a volunteer emergency services responder. 

Gary Vogel
Victoria Senior Manager, Resilience Services

Gary is the Senior Manager based in Victoria with the RiskLogic Resilience practice. He has over 13 years experience in senior risk management, crisis and business resilience positions in the corporate sector. Gary builds strategies and drives initiatives that have transitioned organisational focus from business continuity to broader resilience. Gary works across a diverse range of industries in Victoria, helping to build processes across the business continuity life-cycle, and facilitating marked uplift in stakeholder capabilities to manage critical incidents, and respond to disruptive events.