Philippa Allen


Philippa Allen, CEO of ComplianceAsia, has over 30 years’ extensive experience with business and regulation in Asia. ComplianceAsia was set up in 2003 and has offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, and employs over 70 people, all with a financial industry background and a mix of compliance, legal and accounting skills. ComplianceAsia focuses solely on providing compliance advice, consulting and solutions in the financial industry.

Philippa’s career includes a role at Dresdner Bank as Head of Compliance for Asia Pacific. At GT Asset Management, later LGT Asset Management, until its acquisition by Invesco, Philippa took on the role of Head of Legal and Compliance for Asia. Philippa holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Australia. Upon graduation she commenced practice as a barrister and solicitor for Freehill Hollingdale and Page, in Perth, Western Australia.

Philippa is a frequent speaker at financial industry conferences and technical panels, and a member of various industry representative bodies.


Alex Duperouzel


Alex Duperouzel is one of the co-owners and the Managing Director at ComplianceAsia. He supervises the licensing and ongoing support practices in Hong Kong with a large number of the leading firms in Hong Kong working with his team.

Alex is a Chartered Accountant registered in Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has been based in either Hong Kong or Singapore since 1991, working for various firms including Kroll Associates, investigating fraud and white collar commercial crime.

Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Alex worked for several international accounting firms in Perth, Australia in their respective insolvency and business reconstruction practices.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia (Major in Accounting and Finance) and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

In September 2001 and 2002, Alex was a participant at the Jesus College Economic Crime Symposium and in 2003 Alex was a participant at the inaugural Kennedy School of Government program on corruption control and organisational integrity at Harvard.

Gerallt Owen

Regional Head of Client Relations

Linda Soong

Regional Head of Ongoing Support and Client Services

Alex Esson

Regional Head of Licensing

Lachlan Chubb

Regional Head of Regulatory Advisory and Projects

Rachel Wu

Head of Mainland China Client Engagements

Hardy Hussain

Head of AML Services Singapore