CPR Partners' founder Sally McDow is one of Australia’s leading Culture and Reputation experts with in-depth legal, business and governance expertise. Sally was admitted a solicitor in Australia in 1998 and holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Simon Fraser University in Canada. Sally holds a diploma of corporate governance from the Chartered Secretaries Institute, is a SAI Global internal auditor and has 20 years’ experience managing culture, reputation and compliance issues across multiple sectors in Australia, North America and Europe.
Sally has worked on international investigations and policy developments related to money laundering, corruption, bribery, ethics and employee codes of conduct; Sarbanes Oxley and principles based regulation in G20 countries in Europe, North America and Australia; privacy obligations and policy in the US, Canada and Australia; and investigations by SEC, Department of Justice, Scotland Yard, Interpol and other international regulators into collapse of Enron and Christopher Skase's tax matters.
Sally has the experience of being the first whistleblower in Australia to bring a legal action in the Federal Court of Australia in 2016 using whistleblower protections under the Corporations Act. While Sally is prevented from discussing the specific details of the case she said "there are important principles and learnings which flow for all organisations and individuals in Australia.”
CPR Partners has a team of lawyers, auditors, accountants, risk experts, HR professionals and leading culture facilitators with 20+ years’ experience to provide unique all in one assessment, training and coaching services. Our team have advised top 50 ASX companies, all levels of government agencies and not for profit organisations.